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April 17, 2014

Legal Analysis and Law Articles on Intellectual Property / IP Law, Patent, Trademark, Copyright, Trade Secrets, Advertising Law

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The National Law Review is a free resource of intellectual property articles addressing laws governing patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, false advertising, unfair competition, counterfeiting, and grey marketing. Legal topics include : trademark and trade dress infringement, copyright registration and infringement, counterfeit and infringing goods, patent litigation, intellectual property licensing, the Internet, e-mail and document and data retention policies. Details on intellectual property transactions and litigation including actions by the Federal Trade Commission “FTC” , the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, and by other governmental agencies as well as civil actions are added daily.

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USPTO Forum to Discuss the Guidance on Subject Matter Eligibility of Claims Reciting Laws of Nature - U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/16/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – April 16, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 4/16/2014
Implications of U.S. Sanctions Program on Intellectual Property Owners Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 4/15/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – April 15, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 4/15/2014
The Thorny Problem of Patentable Eligible Subject Matter: An Introduction Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/15/2014
T-12 Entertainment Speaks Up in Trademark Complaint Over Use of "I Plead the 5th" Mark Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/14/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – April 14, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 4/14/2014
European Court Decision: Copyright Owner Consent Not Required to Hyperlink or Embed links on Websites Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/12/2014
French Court Supports Freedom of Authentication: A Win for Art Experts Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/11/2014
Advocates in Alice v. CLS Bank Debate “In the Cloud” in FCBA (Federal Circuit Bar Association) Webinar Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/11/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – April 11, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 4/11/2014
Two Recent 340B Developments: New Hospital Registration Guidance and Proposed Rules Under Review at OMB (Office of Management and Budget) McDermott Will & Emery 4/11/2014
Intent To Use – It’s Not The Thought That Counts Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/10/2014
Ninth Circuit Hearing on California Resale Royalties Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/10/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – April 10, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 4/10/2014
The Copaxone Story in the U.S. and India: A Further Update Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/10/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – April 9, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 4/9/2014
Enlarged Board of Appeal Referral – Challenging Clarity of Post-Grant Amendments Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/9/2014
Intellectual Property in the Gutter: Claims Construed in Sewer Line Resin Lining Patent Dispute Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/8/2014
Supreme Court Inks Uniform Standing Test for Lanham Act False Advertising Claims Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 4/8/2014
Owner of GLASS DOCTOR® Mark Aims to Break iGlass Doctor with Trademark Infringement Complaint Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/8/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – April 8, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 4/8/2014
Verint Files Multiple Actions to Enforce Patented Call Center Technology Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/7/2014
Stay Off My Turf! How to Protect Field of Use in a Biotechnology License Agreement Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/7/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – April 7, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 4/7/2014
Applause Can Come with a Big Price Tag: Michael Jordan v. Jewel Food Stores, Inc. McDermott Will & Emery 4/4/2014
ITC (International Trade Commission) Says the Importation of Digital Data Can Constitute Importation of a Patent-Infringing Product Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 4/4/2014
Exaggerated Allegations Based on Essentially No Evidence Equals Rule 11 Sanctions: Heller v. Cepia L.L.C. McDermott Will & Emery 4/4/2014
Properly Analyzing Breach of a NDA (Non-disclosure Agreement): Loftness Specialized Farm Equip., Inc. v. Twiestmeyer McDermott Will & Emery 4/4/2014
The Copaxone Story in the U.S. and India: An Update Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/4/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – April 4, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 4/4/2014
PTAB (Patent Trial and Appeal Board) Reluctant to Exclude Evidence: Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. v. Progressive Casualty Insurance Co. McDermott Will & Emery 4/3/2014
Pre-America Invents Act Litigation Triggers Time Bar for Inter Partes Review: Apple Inc. v. VirnetX, Inc. and Science Applications International Corporation McDermott Will & Emery 4/3/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – April 3, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 4/3/2014
Non-Direct Competitors May Sue Under the Lanham Act, Doctrine of Prudential Standing Eliminated McDermott Will & Emery 4/2/2014
Evidence in Support of Petition for Venue Transfer Must Be Sufficiently Specific McDermott Will & Emery 4/2/2014
Prosecution History of Original Examination as Intrinsic Evidence in Post-Grant Proceedings McDermott Will & Emery 4/2/2014
Data-Encryption Is Patent Eligible Despite Not Being Tied to a Particular Machine McDermott Will & Emery 4/2/2014
No “Second Bite at the Apple” for Non-Petitioner Defendants Seeking Stay Based on Pending Inter Partes Review (IPR) McDermott Will & Emery 4/2/2014
Supreme Court Granted Cert In Teva V. Sandoz (“April Fool” Lightning Ballast!) Re: Patent Litigation Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/2/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – April 2, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 4/2/2014
Divisional Practice in the BRICs and other Countries – Part 9 of a 9-Part Series: A Comprehensive Summary Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 4/2/2014
Data Transaction Claim Not Patent Eligible McDermott Will & Emery 4/2/2014
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Releases Examination Guidelines for Determining Patent Eligibility Under 35 U.S.C. § 101 McDermott Will & Emery 4/1/2014
No Foreseeability Bar to The Application of the Doctrine of Equivalents Re: Intellectual Property McDermott Will & Emery 4/1/2014
Complaint Asserts Copyright Infringement over Hardwood Floor Pattern on Vinyl Wallcovering Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/1/2014
Old World Christmas Seeks to Protect Alpine Skier Nutcracker Re: Copyright Infringement Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/1/2014
Apparatus for Delivering a Patent Application on April 1 Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/1/2014
Supreme Court Oral Arguments – Can Alice Get Out Of “Wonderland”? Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/1/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – April 1, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 4/1/2014
Supreme Court Arguments in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank – Going between Scylla and Charybdis? Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/1/2014
Messages on Government Officials’ Personal Devices and Private Accounts Not Subject to California Public Records Act Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/31/2014
Supreme Court Alice Corp. vs. CLS Bank - What do "Abacus Guy," Mom, and Computers That Say "Stop!" Have in Common? They May be Unpatentable Abstract Ideas Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 3/31/2014
U.S. Supreme Court Creates Uniform Test for Standing in False Advertising Cases Vedder Price 3/31/2014
Patent Infringement Defense Leveraging Contested Proceedings [VIDEO] Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/31/2014
Georgia Federal Court Delivers Markman Order in UPS Case On Order of Text Message Deliveries Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/31/2014
Case Filed in 2006 Deemed to be in "Early Stages" and Stayed for Second Time Pending PTO Review - U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/31/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 31, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/31/2014
If Written Description Matches Claim Scope, No § 112 Problem McDermott Will & Emery 3/28/2014
Secret Practice of a Russian Invention on U.S. Soil Invalidates a Patent McDermott Will & Emery 3/28/2014
The Target Breach Update Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/28/2014
A “Program” Is Just a Set of Instructions McDermott Will & Emery 3/28/2014
Dictionary Definition Dispositive in Claim Construction Dispute McDermott Will & Emery 3/28/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 28, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/28/2014
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) s.101 Guidelines – How to “Eviscerate Patent Law” Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 3/27/2014
Who Can Assert a False Advertising Claim? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/27/2014
Another Patent Acceleration Option: USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) Initiates Glossary Pilot Program Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/27/2014
Airport Restaurant Service Provider Seeks to Ground Hijacked URL Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/27/2014
The Explicit Definition of a Claim Term Is Not Limiting Where It Excludes a Preferred Embodiment McDermott Will & Emery 3/27/2014
Narrower of Possible Claim Constructions Prevails - Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. v. Zydus Pharma USA, Inc. McDermott Will & Emery 3/27/2014
Claim Construction Looks at More than Prosecution History McDermott Will & Emery 3/27/2014
Invalidating Means Plus Function Claim Requires Expert Testimony -- Elcommerce.com, Inc. v. SAP AG, et. al McDermott Will & Emery 3/27/2014
Bargaining with the Little Green Robot: Understanding the Google Play Developer Distribution Agreement Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/27/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 27, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/27/2014
Protecting and Enforcing Trade Secrets in China Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/27/2014
Acquiring and Transferring Energy Technology in the Middle East Andrews Kurth 3/26/2014
Wish Atlanta Files Complaint To Make ContextLogic Wish For A Different Trademark Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/26/2014
Intellectual Property Trends in the Energy Sector Andrews Kurth 3/26/2014
Implementing a Counterfeit Enforcement Program [VIDEO] Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/26/2014
Opportunities and Risks in the Middle Eastern Energy Industry Andrews Kurth 3/26/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 26, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/26/2014
Mark It to Market -- March 2014 Re: Intellectual Property Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/25/2014
Patent Enforcement and Licensing Changes for Patent Owners [VIDEO] Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/25/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 25, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/25/2014
European Commission Adopts Revised Competition Regime for Technology Transfer Agreements McDermott Will & Emery 3/25/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 24, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/24/2014
Is ‘Unscented’ the New ‘All Natural’? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/24/2014
Wisconsin Legislators Pass Bill to Thwart “Patent Trolls” McDermott Will & Emery 3/24/2014
USPTO Guidance for Examiners Takes Expansive View of Myriad and Prometheus Decisions - U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/23/2014
Forward-Publishing Patents: A Way to Tell Competitors “Stay Out”? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/22/2014
State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) Announces Graphical User Interface (GUI) Related Design Becomes Patentable Subject Matter as of May 1, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/21/2014
Hot Topics to Follow During ICANN 49 in Singapore - Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/21/2014
Medical Device Update: FDA (Food and Drug Administration) Releases Final Pre-Submission Guidance Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/21/2014
United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) Guidelines Blur “Natural” And “Novel” Products Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 3/21/2014
Legal Measures Against Counterfeit and Piracy in the European Union and The Netherlands Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/21/2014
Wisconsin Legislature Passes Bill to Regulate Patent Notice Letters Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/20/2014
$1.2 Billion Medicaid Fraud Penalty Award Reversed and Claim Dismissed in Arkansas Appeal Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/20/2014
FTC (Federal Trade Commission) Targets Reporting of Licensing of Pharmaceutical Patents With Special Rules for Premerger Notification: What You Need to Know Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/20/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 20, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/20/2014
Divisional Practice in the BRICs and other Countries – Part 8 of a 9-Part Series: Europe Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/19/2014
United Kingdom Court of Appeal Rules Individual’s Name is Personal Data McDermott Will & Emery 3/19/2014
European Patent Office (EPO) Appeals Board Declares Enzymatic Activity Apparatus Excluded From Patentability McDermott Will & Emery 3/19/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 19, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/19/2014
Rolex Says "Time is Up" for Alleged Craigslist Counterfeiter Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/19/2014
European Union (EU): Collective Rights Management Directive Approved McDermott Will & Emery 3/19/2014
Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Finds Hyperlinks to Freely Available Copyright Works Do Not Infringe Copyright McDermott Will & Emery 3/18/2014
Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Confirms Autonomy of Community Trade Mark (CTM) System McDermott Will & Emery 3/18/2014
UK High Court Finds No Infringement in Sponsored Links if Third Party Trade Marks Not Referred to Explicitly McDermott Will & Emery 3/18/2014
Patent Infringement Complaint Seeks To Fence Competitor Out Of Field Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/18/2014
Over 20 Million Customer Accounts Affected by Data Breaches in California; Attorney General Harris Promises Increased Enforcement Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/18/2014
Copyright Co-Authorship: Be Prepared to Weather the Storms Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 3/18/2014
Design Patents: New Implications from the Hague Agreement [VIDEO] Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/18/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 18, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/18/2014
Hydraulic Fracturing Trade Secrets at Risk in Wyoming Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 3/18/2014
Court of Justice of the European Union Finds Enhanced Distinctiveness Irrelevant to Trade Marks Where No Similarities Already Found McDermott Will & Emery 3/18/2014
USPTO Issues New Subject Matter Eligibility Examination Guidelines for Claims Involving Laws of Nature, Natural Principles, Natural Phenomena, and/or Natural Products Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/17/2014
Commercial Litigators in Virginia: Ask for Permission Before Using Technologies in the Courtroom Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 3/17/2014
Innovator Liability Theory Gets Traction in the Northern District of Illinois Armstrong Teasdale 3/17/2014
U.S. to Hand Over Control of Domain Naming System by September 2015 Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/17/2014
Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Upholds Decision Rejecting Community Trade Marks (CTM) Application For PHOTOS.COM McDermott Will & Emery 3/17/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 17, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/17/2014
Broad Alliance of High Tech Start-Ups and Growing Concerns Urges Supreme Court to Preserve Critical Patent Protection for Innovative Software Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 3/17/2014
Potentially Ground-Breaking Class Settlement – Data Breach Relief Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/14/2014
United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) Issues Guidance on Patentability of “Nature”-Related Patent Claims Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 3/14/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 14, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/14/2014
BRIC-a-BRAC: March 14, 2014 Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/14/2014
Comments on 3/4/2014 United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) “Guidance for Determining Subject Matter Eligibility…” Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/13/2014
Are Fracking Fluid Recipes Trade Secrets? Wyoming Supreme Court Sends Issue Back to District Court Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 3/13/2014
Courts Reining In What it Means to be a “Hacker” Under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFA) Jackson Lewis P.C. 3/13/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 13, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/13/2014
Settlement Does Not Guarantee Termination of IPR (Inter Partes Review) Proceedings Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/12/2014
TransCardiac's State Court Complaint Avoids Raising Federal Question Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/12/2014
Understanding Obviousness in Pakistan Re: Patent Law Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/12/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 11, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/11/2014
Going Way, Way Back To Mr. Peabody's 1868 Trade Secret Case: The Importance Of Confidentiality Agreements Poyner Spruill LLP 3/11/2014
White House’s Cybersecurity Framework Highlights Need for Preparedness Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/11/2014
Patent Litigation and the Proposed Innovation Act of 2013 [VIDEO] Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/11/2014
European Union (EU) Court Finds Non-Consensual Linking to Publicly Available Works Permissible in Europe Schiff Hardin LLP 3/11/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Workshop Examines Competition Issues For Biosimilars Schiff Hardin LLP 3/10/2014
California Public Utilities Commission Declines to Develop New Regulations and Standards for Wireless Carriers and Mobile App Providers . . . for Now, at Least Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/10/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 10, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/10/2014
Developing a Business Strategy that Deters Counterfeiters [VIDEO] Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/10/2014
Undercover Competitor: Modell’s CEO Allegedly Masquerades as Dick’s Sporting Goods Executive, Taking Corporate Espionage to a New Level Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/9/2014
Seventh Circuit Confirms "Image Advertising" is Commercial Speech Schiff Hardin LLP 3/8/2014
Beware the Ides of March at the US Patent and Trademark Office Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/7/2014
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Eligibility Guidelines – A Step Too Far For Natural Products? Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 3/7/2014
Field Set for North Carolina Supreme Court Races Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/7/2014
U.S. Patent Office Issues Guidance for Patent Eligibility of Inventions Involving Laws of Nature and Natural Products Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/7/2014
Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) Releases Guidelines On Patenting “Natural Phenomena And Natural Products” Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 3/6/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 6, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/6/2014
The Copaxone Story in the U.S. and India Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/6/2014
Oregon Lawmakers Go Hunting for “Patent Trolls” McDermott Will & Emery 3/5/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 5, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/5/2014
Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Releases Draft Guidance on Distribution of Scientific and Medical Publications on Unapproved Uses Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/5/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – March 4, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/4/2014
GlaxoSmithKline v. Banner Pharmacaps – Written Description Requirement 101 Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 3/3/2014
Amici Curiae Brief of Microsoft, Adobe and Hewlett-Packard: Alice Corp’s Patent Does Not Claim a Technological Innovation Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 3/3/2014
Covered Business Method Review Is All or Nothing Re: Patent Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 3/2/2014
Arbitration Proceeding Do Not Trigger One-Year Statute of Limitations for Inter Partes Review McDermott Will & Emery 3/2/2014
Well-Known Technology Is Not a “Substitute Fulfillment” for Patent Eligible Subject Matter McDermott Will & Emery 3/1/2014
Claims Directed to Real Estate Appraisal Techniques Not Patent-Eligible McDermott Will & Emery 3/1/2014
A Minor Shift in Patent Term Adjustment Calculations McDermott Will & Emery 2/28/2014
Computer-Aided Method Determined Ineligible Under Section 101 McDermott Will & Emery 2/28/2014
Non-Practicing Entities' (NPE) Tough Talk Promising Litigation Against Comcast Becomes Self-fulfilling Prophecy Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/28/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 28, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/28/2014
Copyright Registration Does Not Trigger the Statute of Limitation for a Co-Authorship Claim: Brownstein v. Lindsay McDermott Will & Emery 2/27/2014
Release of Earnings Call Audio Recording Qualifies As Fair Use News Reporting: The Swatch Group Management Services Ltd. v. Bloomberg LP McDermott Will & Emery 2/27/2014
Hookah Manufacturer’s Copyright Infringement Claims Go Up in Smoke: Inhale, Inc. v. Starbuzz Tobacco, Inc. McDermott Will & Emery 2/27/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 27, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/27/2014
Beneficial Owner of “Spank” Has Standing in Copyright Infringement Suit: Smith v. Casey McDermott Will & Emery 2/27/2014
Experience Jimi Hendrix, Post-Mortem Publicity Rights: Experience Hendrix LLC et al. v. HendrixLicensing.com LTD et al. McDermott Will & Emery 2/27/2014
Clarity Regarding the Use of Post-Filing Data in China? Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/26/2014
Declaratory Judgment Dismissed Without Prejudice Does Not Bar Later IPR (Inter Partes Review): Clio USA, Inc. v. The Procter and Gamble Company McDermott Will & Emery 2/26/2014
Patent Reform – Limiting the Number of Patents? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/26/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 26, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/26/2014
Monsanto Files Complaint to Prevent Farmer from Harvesting Patented Seeds for Resale and Planting Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/25/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 25, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/25/2014
Patent Trolls: A View from Europe Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/25/2014
De Novo Review of District Court Claim Construction Is Here to Stay—For Now McDermott Will & Emery 2/24/2014
Lighting Ballast v. Philips – Federal Circuit Will Maintain De Novo Review of Claim Construction Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/24/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 24, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/24/2014
Cyber-Insurance: Mitigating the Dreaded Friday Night Phone Call Gilbert LLP 2/24/2014
Ganz USA and Noelle LLC File Copyright Complaint Against Transpac, Inc. Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/24/2014
Lightning Ballast II – Judge Lourie Tries to Get to “The Facts of the Matter” Re: Intellectual Property Litigation Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 2/24/2014
Federal Circuit Retains Non-Deference Standard for Claim Construction Barnes & Thornburg LLP 2/24/2014
Dispensing Justice on Dispensing Beverage Patents and Products Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/23/2014
Federal Circuit Reaffirms Cybor Standard in Lightning Ballast Rehearing Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 2/21/2014
Patent Troll Update: Japan - Re: Patent Infringement Litigation Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/20/2014
Georgia Jury Left To Decide If Camouflage Patterns Have Specific Protectable Elements Re: Georgia IP Litigation Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/19/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 19, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/19/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 18, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/18/2014
Patent Trolls: A Global Perspective Re: Patent Infringement Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/17/2014
USPTO Statistics Show Inter Partes Patent Reviews are Frequently Settled Before Final Board Decision - U.S. Patent and Trademark Office) Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 2/17/2014
Family of Jack Gibson, Founder of the National Association of Radio Announcers for Black Radio DJs, Enforces Famous Mark “Jack the Rapper” Against Party Profiting From Unauthorized use of the Mark Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/15/2014
Ranking Minority Member of Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Requesting Comprehensive Data from Approved Regional Centers Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/15/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 14, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/14/2014
Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Confirms Distribution Agreements Are Contracts For Services McDermott Will & Emery 2/13/2014
Federal Circuit Decision Impacts Patent Term Adjustment Calculation Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/13/2014
Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Provides Guidance on Technological Copyright Protection Measures in Games Consoles McDermott Will & Emery 2/13/2014
New Regulation Governing Enforcement by Customs of Intellectual Property Rights In Force McDermott Will & Emery 2/13/2014
EU General Court Finds CTMs (Community Trademarks) Containing “Sun” and “Park” Confusingly Similar McDermott Will & Emery 2/13/2014
EU General Court Finds Likelihood of Confusion Between “FOREVER” and “4 EVER” Trade Marks McDermott Will & Emery 2/13/2014
EU General Court Rejects Application For “Position” Mark For a Button On The Ear of a Soft Toy McDermott Will & Emery 2/12/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 12, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/12/2014
Patent Office Board Clarifies Petitioner Role for Single Petition by Several Companies Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 2/12/2014
European Commission Publishes Fourth Monitoring Report on Pharmaceutical Patent Settlements McDermott Will & Emery 2/12/2014
Virgin v Jet Airways: English Courts Cannot Undermine EPO (European Patent Office) Patent Grant McDermott Will & Emery 2/11/2014
Warning! Pay Your Annuities in Brazil! Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/11/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 11, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/11/2014
CLS v. Alice Bank And The Cult Of The “Abstract Idea” Re: Patent Litigation Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 2/10/2014
Bruder Healthcare files Patent Infringement Complaint against Walgreens and BigWall Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/10/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 10, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/10/2014
Bitcoins and Liability in the Wake of Recent Silk Road Arrests Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/8/2014
Georgia Federal Court Does Not Require Internal Communications Of Outside Counsel To Be Listed On Privilege Log Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/7/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 7, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/7/2014
Divisional Practice in the BRICs and other Countries – Part 7 of a 9-Part Series: Canada Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/7/2014
Photographer Alleges Copyright Infringer Used Unauthorized Photo For Road Atlas And, When Caught, Offered $10 As Compensation Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/6/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 6, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/6/2014
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Releases New Fee Schedule McDermott Will & Emery 2/5/2014
BRIC-a-BRAC February 5, 2014: News Items from BRIC Countries Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 2/5/2014
Take Them to District Court and You’ll Have to Pay the Lawyers - Shammas v. Focarino McDermott Will & Emery 2/5/2014
Clash Of Titans over Biosimilars at Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Workshop 2/5/2014
It’s My Jungle in Here – Owner of Mark ZOO MANIA® Seeks to Exclude Interloper in Games Field Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/5/2014
Seemingly Innocuous Claim Terms Re: Patent Litigation Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/5/2014
The PTAB’s User Manual for Amending Claims: Idle Free Systems, Inc. v. Bergstrom, Inc. - Re: United States Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeals Board McDermott Will & Emery 2/5/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 5, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/5/2014
No Non-Organic Mushrooms Welcome Here! - Hokto Kinoko Co. and Hokuto Co., Ltd. v. Concord Farms, Inc. McDermott Will & Emery 2/5/2014
Leveling the Culinary Field: Typographical Corrections in Markman Ruling Allow Food Service Equipment Leveling Device Patent to be Construed Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/4/2014
U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) Now Requires Satisfaction of the “Technical Prong” for Licensing-Based Domestic Industries: Certain Computers and Computer Peripheral Devices, and Components Thereof, and Products Containing the Same McDermott Will & Emery 2/4/2014
Is “Insolubly Ambiguous” the Correct Standard to Determine Compliance with Sec 112? McDermott Will & Emery 2/4/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – February 4, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/4/2014
Supreme Court Rules Patentee Must Prove Infringement in Declaratory Judgment Action Brought by Licensee Vedder Price 2/4/2014
Be Careful What You Draw: Prosecution History Estoppel Applies to Design Patents - Pacific Coast Marine v. Malibu Boats, LLC McDermott Will & Emery 2/4/2014
Judge Batten Grants Summary Judgement to Indiana Mills & Manufacturing against Pediatric Medical Devices Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/4/2014
Negation of Motivation To Combine Defeats Obviousness - Institut Pasteur & Universite Pierre Et Marie Curie v. Focarino McDermott Will & Emery 2/4/2014
Proceed with Caution: Navigating the Intersection Between Trade Secret and Patent Law - Foster v. Pitney Bowes Corp. McDermott Will & Emery 2/3/2014
Statements Describing “the Present Invention” Limit Claim Scope - AstraZeneca AB v. Hanmi USA Inc. McDermott Will & Emery 2/3/2014
An Accused Device Is “Modified” by the Installation of Software McDermott Will & Emery 2/3/2014
IBM Weighs in on CLS Bank: The Abstract Idea Test is Unworkable for Computer-Implemented Inventions and Should be Abandoned Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 2/3/2014
“Inherency Requires More Than Probabilities” - Motorola Mobility, LLC v. Int’l Trade Comm’n McDermott Will & Emery 2/2/2014
Federal Circuit's Last Word on Attorney Fees ─ Actual Knowledge of Baseless Claim Not Required McDermott Will & Emery 2/2/2014
The Bill Graham Show Goes On … and On: Graham-Sult v. Clainos McDermott Will & Emery 2/2/2014
Fleeting Use of Work in Historic Display Is Fair Use: Bouchat v. Baltimore Ravens McDermott Will & Emery 2/1/2014
E-Discovery Costs Related Specifically to Production Recoverable McDermott Will & Emery 2/1/2014
Unanimous Supreme Court to Federal Circuit: Burden of Proof on Infringement on Patentee, Even in Declaratory Judgment McDermott Will & Emery 2/1/2014
“Continuing Wrong” Doctrine Rejected by Tenth Circuit - Diversey v. Schmidly McDermott Will & Emery 1/31/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 31, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/31/2014
BRIC-a-BRAC: News Items from BRIC Companies January 31, 2014 Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/31/2014
University Research In The Marketplace: Bayh-Dole Act Is A “Job Creator” Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 1/30/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 30, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/30/2014
Supreme Court Addresses Burden of Persuasion in Declaratory Judgment Action Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/30/2014
China: Divisional Practice in the BRICs and other Countries – Part 6 of a 9-Part Series Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/30/2014
Covered Business Method Review Only Requires at Least One Claim Directed to a Covered Business Method for the Entire Patent to be Reviewed Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/29/2014
Boiling Down the Logic Behind the CLS Bank Decision Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 1/29/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 29, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/29/2014
European Patent Office (EPO) Divisionals Update Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/29/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 28, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/28/2014
Are Circuit Courts of Appeal Split as to the Preclusive Impact Accorded to Prior Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Decisions? Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/27/2014
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Hit with Lawsuit by Target of its Fraudulent Patent Enforcement Investigation McDermott Will & Emery 1/27/2014
Board Proposes Solution for Petitioner if Expert Witness Not Available for Deposition in Patent Office Trial Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 1/27/2014
Re-Calculating Patent Term Adjustments Once Again Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/25/2014
Patent Term Adjustment Update - Novartis v. Lee Armstrong Teasdale 1/24/2014
BRIC-a-BRAC January 24, 2014: News Items from BRIC Countries Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/24/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 24, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/24/2014
New gLTD Trademark Clearinghouse: Now is the Time Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 1/24/2014
Supreme Court Delivers a Jolt to Patentees in Medtronic Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/23/2014
Unanimous Supreme Court: Burden of Proof on Infringement Always on Patentee McDermott Will & Emery 1/23/2014
Patentees Bear Burden of Proving Infringement against Licensees Filing MedImmune Declaratory Judgment Lawsuits Barnes & Thornburg LLP 1/23/2014
SAP’s Cert Petition Denied by Supreme Court in Versata Patent Infringement Suit Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 1/23/2014
Why the Bilski Analytical Framework is Fundamentally Flawed, and Why Diehr’s 101 Test is Better Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 1/23/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 23, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/23/2014
How to Win the Olympic Gold Medal in the Super Bowl of Trademark Infringement Dickinson Wright PLLC 1/23/2014
Collective Redress Likely to Become a Reality in Belgium McDermott Will & Emery 1/22/2014
A Possible New Trademark Exception to the Corporate Discharge Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/22/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 22, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/22/2014
BRIC-a-BRAC January 20, 2014: News Items from BRIC Countries Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/20/2014
Recent Developments in Nanotechnology Standards Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/20/2014
Worst Copywriting Mistake for Attorneys Re: Marketing Materials Great Legal Marketing, Inc. 1/18/2014
BRIC-a-BRAC January 17, 2014: News Items from BRIC Countries Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/18/2014
Overkilling Qimonda Re: Bankruptcy and Intellectual Property Litigation Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/17/2014
Design Patent Case Digest: ATAS International, Inc. v. Centria Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/17/2014
Pending Patent Legislation—Round Two of Patent Reform McDermott Will & Emery 1/17/2014
Stories I Missed In 2013 Re: Intellectual Property Law Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 1/16/2014
Judge Duffey Pares Plaintiff's Requested Legal Fees After Finding Defendant in Contempt of Consent Order in Patent Case Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/16/2014
Federal Circuit Grants Patent Term Adjustment After Allowance When Continued Examination Requested Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/16/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 16, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/16/2014
Registering Your Trademark with the Trademark Clearinghouse – Is Your House in Order? Dickinson Wright PLLC 1/16/2014
The New gTLD Program: Latest Updates on Brand Protection and the Trademark Clearinghouse Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 1/15/2014
Supreme Court to Address Induced Patent Infringement and Indefiniteness in Patent Claims Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/15/2014
Time Period and Burden of Proof Requirements when Requesting Revocation of a Patent in Kenya Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/15/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 15, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/15/2014
Ninth Circuit (Finally) Rejects Presumption of Irreparable Harm in Trademark Preliminary Injunction Context Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/14/2014
To Define or Not to Define Re: Patent Applications Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/14/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 14, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/14/2014
Health Care Enforcement in 2013: A Year in Review Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/13/2014
Supreme Court Will Review Limelight and Nautilus Re: Patent Infringement Litigation Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 1/13/2014
Another U.S. Court of Appeals Decision Protects U.S. Creditors from the Effects of Foreign Bankruptcy Law Greenberg Traurig, LLP 1/12/2014
BRIC-a-BRAC January 10, 2014: Intellectual Property News Items from Brazil, Russia, India and China Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/11/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 10, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/10/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 9, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/10/2014
The High Price of Challenging a Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Decision in Virginia District Court Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1/9/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 7, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/9/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 6, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/9/2014
Has Inequitable Conduct Come to India? Re: Patent Applications Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/9/2014
PTO Litigation Center Report – January 8, 2014 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/8/2014
Houston, We Have a Problem: City Petitions the US Supreme Court to Register Its Official Seal as a Trademark Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/8/2014
Can an Emoticon be Protected as a Trademark? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/8/2014
Patent Families Re: Patent Applications Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/7/2014
Does Wireless Media Innovations Have a Lock on Tracking Shipping Containers in a Shipping Yard? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/7/2014
CRACKER BARREL on Cheese and Ham—Likely to Cause Consumer Confusion Kraft Brands Food Group v. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store McDermott Will & Emery 1/5/2014
Website Activity Alone Sufficient to Confer Personal Jurisdiction Over Non-Resident Website Operator: Louis Vuitton Malletier, S.A. v. Joseph Mosseri McDermott Will & Emery 1/3/2014
Google Books Is Fair Use and Provides “Significant Public Benefits” Authors: Guild, Inc. v. Google, Inc. McDermott Will & Emery 1/3/2014
Ninth Circuit Eliminates Presumption of Irreparable Harm for Trademark Owners Seeking a Preliminary Injunction McDermott Will & Emery 1/3/2014
Innocent Bystanders of Cybersquatting: Neutral Domain Name Registrars McDermott Will & Emery 1/3/2014
The Innovation Act Re: Patent Infringement Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 1/3/2014
Patent Eligibility Challenges in Post-Grant Proceedings [VIDEO] Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/2/2014
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Extends Pilot Programs McDermott Will & Emery 1/2/2014
Report on Russia’s Implementation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Agreement Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/2/2014
Design Patent Case Digest W.Y. Industries, Inc. v. Kari-Out Club LLC Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/2/2014
Proof of Conception of Invention Is Not Confined to Any Formula re: Patent Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 1/2/2014
Claim Amendments in Post-Grant Proceedings [VIDEO] Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/2/2014
A Road Test of the New PTAB (Patent Trial and Appeals Board) and a Road Map for Future IPR’s (Inter Partes Review) McDermott Will & Emery 1/1/2014
Witnesses in Post-Grant Proceedings [VIDEO] Re: Patent Litigation Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 1/1/2014
Cert Alert and Other News from the Supreme Court McDermott Will & Emery 1/1/2014
Allegations Regarding Third-Party Beneficiary Issues and Alter-Ego Status Belong in the First-Filed Venue Re: Intellectual property litigation McDermott Will & Emery 1/1/2014
Recent Copyright Cases Filed in Georgia - December 2013 Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/31/2013
It’s Not Easy to Get into the Federal Circuit Re: Intellectual Property Litigation and Venue McDermott Will & Emery 12/31/2013
A Short-Lived Victory for Generic Manufacturers? – Part 2 Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/31/2013
Finding of No Inequitable Conduct Reversed on Appeal to Board of Patent Appeals McDermott Will & Emery 12/31/2013
Actions Under § 337 Based on Inducement Require the Existence of Direct Infringement Prior to Importation McDermott Will & Emery 12/31/2013
Old Compound + Known Purpose + Prior Art Concentrations = Obvious Re: IP Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 12/30/2013
Claim Construction in Post-Grant Proceedings [VIDEO] Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 12/27/2013
Changes to Implement the Patent Law Treaty Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 12/27/2013
Design Patent Case Digest: Spencer v. Taco Bell Corp. Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 12/26/2013
Design Patent Case Digest: High Point Design LLC and Meijer, Inc., Sears Holding Corp. and Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Buyers Direct, Inc. Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 12/26/2013
Webinar Recording: CBM (Covered Business Method) Turns One Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 12/25/2013
Litigation Defendants Cannot Rely on Joinder to Avoid Timing Requirements of Inter Partes Reviews Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 12/24/2013
Demonstratives in Post-Grant Proceedings [VIDEO] - America Invents Act Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 12/24/2013
Unified Patent System Will Save European Energy and Cleantech Innovators Thousands Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/22/2013
Design Patent Case Digest: ATAS International, Inc. v. Centria Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 12/22/2013
What's the Big Deal About Trademark Registration Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 12/21/2013
Single Means Claims Re: Patent Litigation Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/21/2013
Federal Circuit issues opinion in Suprema, Inc. v. International Trade Commission Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 12/20/2013
Recent Trademark Cases Filed in Georgia Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/19/2013
Final Rule: Changes to Implement the Patent Law Treaty Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 12/19/2013
Are You Ready for the Coming Explosion of Cybersquatting? Dickinson Wright PLLC 12/19/2013
Patent Office Board Takes a Bite out of Apple’s IPR (inter partes review) Challenge of VirnetX Patents Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 12/19/2013
A Newsletter for Inter Partes Proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) – December 2013 Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 12/18/2013
Sarah Palin and North Jersey Media Group Battle Over “Fair Use” of Famous 9/11 Photo Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/18/2013
Divisional Practice in the BRICs and other Countries – Part 5 of a 9-Part Series: Russia Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 12/18/2013
Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Confirms Change in Economic Behavior is Required to Prove Trade Mark Dilution McDermott Will & Emery 12/18/2013
Advocate General Jääskinen Gives Georgetown University SPC (Supplementary Protection Certificate) Opinion McDermott Will & Emery 12/18/2013
Court of Appeal Recasts Guidance on Granting Stays in Patent Proceedings While European Patent Office Proceedings Are Pending McDermott Will & Emery 12/18/2013
The Top Ten Things You Should Know About The Innovation Act of 2013 (For Now) Andrews Kurth 12/17/2013
Creditors’ Rights Clarified By Interpretation II of the Supreme People’s Court on Several Issues Concerning the Application of the Enterprise Bankruptcy Law of the People’s Republic of China Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/17/2013
Actions Under § 337 Based on Inducement Require Existence of Direct Infringement Prior to Importation McDermott Will & Emery 12/17/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Amendments to Premerger Notification Rules: The Who, What & Why Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 12/17/2013
Top Ten Intellectual Property Stories from 2013 Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 12/16/2013
U.S. House of Representatives Passes Patent Reform Bill; Senate Considers Its Own Legislation Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 12/16/2013
Australian High Court Confirms That Methods Of Medical Treatment of the Human Body Are Patentable Inventions Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/16/2013
Court of Appeal Confirms High Court Decision and Finds no Copyright Infringement in Software With Same Functionality McDermott Will & Emery 12/16/2013
Joint Motions to Terminate Patent Reviews Late in Trial Proceedings Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 12/13/2013
Ninth Circuit Rejects Claims for Contributory Cybersquatting Under the ACPA (Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act) Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 12/13/2013
Paging Mr. Charbucks… Re: Trademark Infringement Dickinson Wright PLLC 12/12/2013
Michelle Lee Becomes (Acting) Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 12/12/2013
Supreme Court takes up CLS Bank v. Alice – Clarification or More Obfuscation To Come? Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 12/12/2013
Divisional Practice in the BRICs and other Countries – Part 4 of a 9-Part Series Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 12/10/2013
Willful Infringement of Copyright in Haitian Earthquake Photographs Cost AFP (Agence France-Presse) and Getty $1.2 Million Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/9/2013
Supreme Court to Consider Case on Patent Eligibility of Computer-Implemented Inventions Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 12/9/2013
$2.3 Million Trial Verdict Against Newegg Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/6/2013
Australia – High Court Decision on Methods of Medical Treatment Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 12/6/2013
Corralling Non Practicing Entities: Washington's Pending Patent Reform Bills Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 12/5/2013
To Search or Not to Search? Re: Patent Applications Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/4/2013
SCOTUS Grants Certiorari in Case Which Acknowledged Confusion Over Timeliness Requirement for Filing a Copyright Infringement Claim Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 12/4/2013
Kraft v. Cracker Barrel: A Summary of Judge Posner’s Opinion and an Alternative Reverse Confusion Theory of Liability Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 12/2/2013
Divisional Practice in the BRICs and other Countries – Part 3 of a 9-Part Series Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 12/2/2013
The Unacknowledged Role of Section 112 in the Myriad Decisions Re: Patent Eligibility of Genomic DNA Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 12/2/2013
Inequitable Conduct Still Has Bite After Therasense McDermott Will & Emery 11/29/2013
Rule 36 Judgment Does Not Endorse or Reject Any Specific Part of the Trial Court Reasoning McDermott Will & Emery 11/29/2013
Infringing Circuit Enjoined … A Bit Later McDermott Will & Emery 11/29/2013
No Trademarking of Municipal Seals McDermott Will & Emery 11/28/2013
Invalidating a Copyright Registration? Not So Fast McDermott Will & Emery 11/28/2013
BitTorrent Participants Improperly Joined in Same Suit Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 11/28/2013
eBay Customers as Likely to be Confused as Anyone Else Re:Trademark Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 11/28/2013
One-Year Time Limit for Inter Partes Review (IPR) Includes Counterclaims McDermott Will & Emery 11/28/2013
The Eastern District of Texas Adopts a Model Order for Patent Cases in an Attempt to Reduce Litigation Costs McDermott Will & Emery 11/27/2013
Old Claims/New Claims – Need a Psychic to Know What’s Covered and What’s Not McDermott Will & Emery 11/27/2013
No En Banc Review in Fresenius v. Baxter McDermott Will & Emery 11/27/2013
Exhaustion Applies to the Entire Patent, Not Specific Claims McDermott Will & Emery 11/27/2013
Later-Filed Claims Lack Written Description McDermott Will & Emery 11/27/2013
Perils of Flirting with Means-Plus-Function Limitation McDermott Will & Emery 11/26/2013
California Mandates More Transparency: Time to Update Your Privacy Policy Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 11/26/2013
TiVo Redux: Is It Contempt or Just a New Infringement? McDermott Will & Emery 11/26/2013
Background Information Can Be Critical to Obviousness Analysis McDermott Will & Emery 11/26/2013
Exhausting Patent Rights Without a Sale McDermott Will & Emery 11/26/2013
Patent Rights in Renewable Energy Government Contracts: The Basics Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 11/26/2013
Prosecution History Estoppel Presumptively Applies to Narrowing Claim Amendments McDermott Will & Emery 11/26/2013
Apple, Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.: Appellate Court Decision Sets Stage for Next Skirmish in the Smart Phone Wars McDermott Will & Emery 11/26/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Focuses Enforcement Efforts on Health Care, Technology and Energy Sectors McDermott Will & Emery 11/25/2013
Restriction Practice Regarding 35 USC §121 Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/25/2013
Georgia Knife Companies Cross Swords in Complaints by Bud K and United Cutlery Alleging Copyright and Trademark Infringement Against Mutual Competitor Wholesale Gallery Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/22/2013
Divisional Practice in the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India and China) and other Countries – Part 2 of a 9-Part Series Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 11/21/2013
Copyright Owners: Keep Your Eye on the Road Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 11/20/2013
Chinese Acquisition of US Technology: Export Regulation and Foreign Investment Issue Spotting Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/19/2013
Appellate Decision Sets Stage for Next Skirmish in the Apple vs. Samsung Smartphone Wars McDermott Will & Emery 11/19/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Broadens Notification Requirements for Transfers of Pharmaceutical Patent Rights Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 11/19/2013
Ohio Willow Wood Co. v. Alps South, LLC – Inequitable Conduct Lives! Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 11/18/2013
No Avoiding BPCIA (Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act) For Biosimilars: No Patent Declaratory Judgment Action Before Biosimilars Application Is Filed Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 11/18/2013
Pay-for-delay to Stay FTC’s (Federal Trade Commission) Top Priority McDermott Will & Emery 11/18/2013
Heartburn for Drug Manufacturers: "Reverse Payment" That Did Not Include a Monetary Payment Held Actionable Under the Antitrust Laws Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/18/2013
Is This Patentable? Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 11/18/2013
Final Rules Adopted, Making More Pharmaceutical Patent Transfers Subject to the HSR (Hart-Scott-Rodino) Act: Increased Review Raises Importance of Valuation Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/17/2013
Patent Eligible Subject Matter: A Review of What Others Are Saying Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/15/2013
Expanded HSR Rules Require Reporting of Pharmaceutical Patent Exclusive Licenses, All Exclusive Deals Called "Potentially Reportable" By FTC Schiff Hardin LLP 11/14/2013
Patent Mediation [VIDEO] Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/14/2013
Divisional Practice in the BRICs (Brazil, Russia, India and China) and other Countries – Part 1 of a 9-Part Series Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 11/14/2013
Ariosa Diagnostics v. Sequenom: Another One Bites The Dust Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 11/11/2013
New Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Rules Will Require More Filings for Pharmaceutical Patent Transfers: Increased Review Raises Importance of Valuation Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/11/2013
Titanic Lawsuit Proceeds after Dismissal of Overseas Defendants Based on Rejection of Reverse Alter Ego Theory Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/10/2013
Eastern District of Texas Adopts Limits on Asserted Patent Claims and Prior Art Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 11/10/2013
Copyright Matters [VIDEO] Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/9/2013
What Makes a Great Patent? [VIDEO] Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/8/2013
Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Rules Expand For Pharmaceutical Licensing Agreements Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 11/8/2013
Is This Really a Job for the Trademark Office? Re: Redskins Football Dickinson Wright PLLC 11/8/2013
Final Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Rules Will Generate More Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Filings for Transfers of Pharmaceutical Patent Rights McDermott Will & Emery 11/8/2013
Clothing Company Emory Group Files Complaint Alleging Copying By Upstart Competitor Kobty & Keane Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/7/2013
Is the Patent Term “Guarantee” in Brazil Unconstitutional? Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 11/7/2013
Sanofi-Aventis v. Pfizer – Possession and Appreciation Trump Structure Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 11/7/2013
International Patent Laws [VIDEO] Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/5/2013
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Adopts Stricter Rule for Mobile Message Marketing McDermott Will & Emery 11/5/2013
How Much “Intent” is Enough to Support an “Intent to Use” Trademark Application? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/5/2013
International Trade Commission (ITC): Protecting Intellectual Property in the US [VIDEO] Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/5/2013
Synthes v. Spinal Kinetics – When “Structure” is Not Enough Re: Patent Litigation Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 11/4/2013
Is a Patent Counterclaim Enough for Appeal to the Federal Circuit? It Depends McDermott Will & Emery 11/4/2013
Put a Fork in It, Software Patent Now Fully Cooked McDermott Will & Emery 11/3/2013
Functional Claims that Erroneously Recite the Claimed Function Are Vulnerable to Narrow Claim Construction and Invalidity McDermott Will & Emery 11/2/2013
Novozymes Looses “Possession” Of Its Enzyme Re: Patent Litigation Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 11/2/2013
Is a Cash Offset the Same as Money Received? Could Be McDermott Will & Emery 11/1/2013
No Case or Controversy in Declaratory Judgment Against Patentee Who Sued Manufacturer’s Customers 11/1/2013
Differentiating the Written Description Requirement and the Claim Construction McDermott Will & Emery 11/1/2013
No Appellate Jurisdiction over Clarifications of Existing Injunction Re: Intellectual Property Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 11/1/2013
The Law of Software Subject-Matter Eligibility Remains Unsettled McDermott Will & Emery 11/1/2013
Cloud Computing: Revenue Departments’ Cloudy Minds Lead to Inappropriate Assessments McDermott Will & Emery 11/1/2013
Qui Tam Whistleblower Case Against Axway, Inc. Settles For $6.2 Million Tycko & Zavareei LLP 10/31/2013
Video Game Controller Manufacturer Scuf Gaming Files Patent Infringement Claim Against French Competitor BURN Controllers Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/30/2013
No Claims, No Drawings, No Problems Re: Patent Applicants Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 10/30/2013
Canada’s ‘’Sister” Prior Art Law Differs From Ours, Eh! Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 10/30/2013
Financing Trends in Life Sciences Companies [VIDEO] Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/30/2013
European Patent Office (EPO) Changes Rules for Filing Divisional Applications Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/30/2013
Nigeria Patent Protection: The Basics – Part 2 of a 2-Part Series Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/29/2013
Fantastic Voyage: The Launch of First 9 New Generic Top-level Domain Name Spaces (gTLDs) Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 10/29/2013
European Patent Office Eliminates “Two-Year Divisional” Rule Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/28/2013
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) Refuses to Register “The Slants,” Finding it to be “Disparaging” Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/26/2013
Federal Court Narrows Claims Surrounding “HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU” Copyright Suit Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/26/2013
Steve Jobs Patent on Multitouch User Interface is Affirmed by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in Re-exam Proceeding Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 10/24/2013
Don’t Discount Computer-Related Inventions from Patentability Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/24/2013
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Reduces Patent Issue and Assignment Fees Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/23/2013
New International Trade Commission (ITC) Commissioner Sworn In Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/23/2013
Good Guys Pest Control Files Complaint Against Competitor Allgood Pest Solutions Over "Good Guys of Pest Control" Slogan Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/23/2013
National Photo Group Brings Copyright Suit to Protect Interests in Photos, Including Those that Contributed to Ending the Marriage of Jason Aldean and Jessica Ussery Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/22/2013
To Track or Not to Track Re: Digital Advertising McDermott Will & Emery 10/21/2013
European Patent Office Abolishes Prior “Short” Divisional Guidelines Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 10/21/2013
Software and Business Methods — Patentable Subject-Matter in Europe? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/21/2013
The Cost of Intellectual Property Theft Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 10/21/2013
Penhall Company Files Complaint Against Competitor Southeast Grinding and Grooving Over "SGG" Trademark Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/19/2013
China’s New Trademark Law: Greater Protection, Higher Penalties and More Efficient Registration Dickinson Wright PLLC 10/18/2013
“Trademark” or “Trade-Mark”? Even the Spelling Differs Between Canadian and American Law Dickinson Wright PLLC 10/18/2013
Restriction Requirement: To Traverse or Not to Traverse? Re: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/18/2013
Another Software Patent Horror Story Unmasked and Debunked: This One You Won’t Believe Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 10/18/2013
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) Signaling Scrutiny of Bona Fide Intent Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 10/18/2013
One-Word Patent Claims Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/18/2013
Unremoveable Case Meets Exclusive Federal Jurisdiction – The Omnipotence Paradox Reaches the Northern District of Georgia Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/17/2013
Nigeria Patent Protection: The Basics – Part 1 of a 2-Part Series Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/17/2013
Supreme Court Will Not Review Therasense Standards – Yet Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 10/16/2013
Fourth Circuit Gives Mayweather a Knock-Out on Flawed Damages Evidence Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/16/2013
New Jersey Patent Case Involving Electronic Calling Cards Transferred to Northern District of Georgia Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/16/2013
Recent Brazilian Jurisprudence Concerning the Scope of the National Sanitary Vigilance Agency’s (ANVISA) Prior Consent Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/16/2013
United States Supreme Court Agrees to Hear Two Cases That Could Potentially Deter Non-Practicing Entities From Filing Frivolous Suits Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/15/2013
Parties Terminate Covered Business Method (CBM) Before They Settle Dispute to Avoid Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Decision Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 10/14/2013
Cert. Denied in Intema Ltd. v. PerkinElmer, Inc. Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 10/12/2013
Apple is Fighting Back in Brazilian Courts to Get its iPhone Trademark Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/11/2013
Case Law of the European Patent Office (EPO) Boards of Appeal Released Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 10/10/2013
Federal Circuit Affirms Inequitable Conduct Determination Under Therasense “But For” Exception and Reaffirms Significance of Rohm & Haas Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 10/10/2013
YKK Corporation Files Patent Infringement Action Against Competitor Velcro USA Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/10/2013
Employees Who Download Trade Secrets As They Head Out the Door Can Be Guilty of TS Theft, Even Before They Make Use of the Information Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/9/2013
Federal Circuit Reverses Denial of Preliminary Injunctions for Trade Secret Theft McDermott Will & Emery 10/7/2013
Order in the Court—and in Copyright Registrations for Unpublished Collections McDermott Will & Emery 10/5/2013
Hearsay Exceptions Apply in Copyright Dispute over Gospel Classic “I’ll Fly Away” McDermott Will & Emery 10/5/2013
Freedom of Use of Copyrighted Court Documents McDermott Will & Emery 10/4/2013
Supreme Court to Review Rule for Patent Suits Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/4/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Initiates Inquiry Into Patent Assertion Entities McDermott Will & Emery 10/4/2013
Supreme Court Case Likely to Affect When Copyright Owners Must Bring Suit Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/4/2013
Federal Government Shutdown - U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to Temporarily Continue Operations Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/4/2013
Supreme Court to Review Exceptional Case Standard for Patent Cases Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/4/2013
When Is Anything Really Final? Re: Copyright Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 10/4/2013
Use of Third-Party Artwork in Video Backdrop Is Fair Use in Copyright Claim McDermott Will & Emery 10/4/2013
When Does a Copyright Claim Accrue? McDermott Will & Emery 10/4/2013
U.S. Outpaces Rest of World by Large Margin in Research and Development Spending, and Our Patent System Helps Us Keep the Advantage Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 10/4/2013
State-Chartered Entity Lacks Standing to Sue over Russian-Federation-Owned Stoli Trademarks McDermott Will & Emery 10/3/2013
X-Men, Incredible Hulk, Spider Man and Captain America Illustrator – Exceptionally Gifted Artist, but Not Copyright Owner McDermott Will & Emery 10/3/2013
Federal Circuit Protects Confidential Exhibits Despite Strong Media Interest: Apple Inc. v. Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. McDermott Will & Emery 10/3/2013
Federal Circuit Clarifies Test for Obviousness of Design Patents Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 10/3/2013
Skinmedica, Inc. and, i.e., Disclaimer Re: Patent Litigation Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 10/3/2013
U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) Upholds Its 100-Day Pilot Program: Certain Products Having Laminated Packaging and Components Thereof McDermott Will & Emery 10/3/2013
SINUSENSE and SINUCLEANSE Not Likely to Cause Consumer Confusion in Trademark Litigation Case: Water Pik, Inc. v. Med-Systems, Inc. McDermott Will & Emery 10/2/2013
Expert Testimony About New Testing Methodologies Inadmissible When Not Disclosed in Expert Report: Rembrandt Vision Technologies, L.P. v. Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. McDermott Will & Emery 10/2/2013
Supplier’s Offer to Make Commercial Embodiment for Patentee Before Critical Date Results in On-Sale Bar: Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. v. Sunbeam Products, Inc. McDermott Will & Emery 10/2/2013
The Problem of Mailbox Patents and Patent Term in Brazil Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/2/2013
3 Trademark Tips for Entrepreneurs Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 10/2/2013
International Trade Commission (ITC) Claim Construction and Obviousness Analysis Critiqued McDermott Will & Emery 10/2/2013
Case Exceptional for Maintaining Suit After Adverse Claim Construction Ruling McDermott Will & Emery 10/2/2013
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in Inter Partes Reexam, Did Not Construed Claims Too Narrowly McDermott Will & Emery 10/2/2013
Avoiding Implicit Disavowal McDermott Will & Emery 10/1/2013
Election in Response to Ambiguous Restriction Requirement Does Not Relinquish Claim Scope McDermott Will & Emery 10/1/2013
Ambiguous Claim Terms May Soon Be Construed Against the Drafter McDermott Will & Emery 10/1/2013
Litigation Misconduct Alone Sufficient to Support Exceptional Case McDermott Will & Emery 10/1/2013
Broadened Scope of Claim Term on Appeal Results in Literal Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 10/1/2013
Keeping it Out of the Supreme Court McDermott Will & Emery 10/1/2013
Preliminary Injunction Ordered Based on Appellate Claim Construction McDermott Will & Emery 9/30/2013
A Case for Patentability of Software-Based Inventions Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/29/2013
100+ Innovative American Businesses and Organizations Send Letter to Congress Opposing Expansion of America Invents Act’s “Covered Business Method Patent” Program Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/27/2013
Is a United States Without Software Patents a Shangri-La for US Software Developers, Or the Making of Their Undoing? Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/27/2013
Intema Files Petition for Grant of Certification Re: Patents Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/26/2013
Creating Intellectual Property is Hard; Losing It to Uncle Sam is Easy Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/25/2013
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) Reexamination Decision is Binding in Concurrent Infringement Litigation Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 9/21/2013
Inquiries As to Patent Claims Possibly Preempting All Possible Uses of an Abstract Idea Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/20/2013
“Patent Assertion and Startup Innovation": Some Sensible Ideas Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/20/2013
Federal Court Rules That Patent Infringement Can Violate Antitrust Laws Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/20/2013
Printing Industries of America Goes to Bat for Companies Targeted by Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) Innovations Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/19/2013
Patentees Can Continue Patent Infringement Lawsuits in Russia even if a Patent is Found to be Partially Invalid Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 9/19/2013
Copyright + Trade Dress = Solid Combination For Furniture Manufacturers Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/18/2013
Good Technology: Airwatch's Defamation Claim in Georgia was Compulsory Counterclaim in California Patent Infringement Action Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/18/2013
What Every Executive Should Know About Building a Patent Portfolio Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 9/17/2013
Predictability Still Needed From Divided Federal Circuit on Software Patents Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 9/16/2013
Special Master Toasts Brinkmann Positions on Construction of Copreci Patent Claims Regulating Gas Flow to Grills Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/16/2013
Software Entrepreneur Calls New Zealand’s Software Ban ‘Worst Advice in History of Capitalism’ Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/13/2013
Fourth Circuit Decision Highlights Risk of Personal Liability for Copyright Infringement Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/13/2013
Understanding Biologics and Biosimilars in Turkey Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 9/13/2013
Folks Alleges Jim ‘N Nick’s B B Que South, Inc.’s Use of GOOD TO GO MARK Should Get Up and Go Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/12/2013
Teresa Stanek Rea Announces Her Departure From the Patent & Trademark Office Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/12/2013
Poor Quality is No Defense to Trademark Infringement Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 9/12/2013
Bayh-Dole Act Has Stood the Test of Time Re: Technological Innovation Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/12/2013
The Draft EU Data Protection Regulation: Where Are We Now, and Where Are We Going? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/12/2013
Recent Decisions Support More Employee-Friendly Interpretation of Sarbanes-Oxley Act Vedder Price 9/11/2013
Refrigiwear Seeks to Protect Trademarks and Copyrights in the United States from Encroachment by Parties Holding Limited International Rights Pursuant to Contract Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/11/2013
Commitment Issues: Federal Jury Awards Damages for Breach of Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) Obligation McDermott Will & Emery 9/11/2013
Comments on Recent Changes to the Trademark Law of the People's Republic of China Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 9/11/2013
Uncle Sam’s Economic Espionage – Not Looking for Your Trade Secrets Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/10/2013
Understanding Biologics and Biosimilars in Brazil Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 9/10/2013
Atlanta Resident Accused of Counterfeiting and Distributing Confusingly Similar Imitations of Trademarked Chanel Handbags and Wallets Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/10/2013
Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report to Congress Calls For Increasing The Consistency of Requirements Upon Medicare Contractors Performing Post-Payment Review of Fee-For-Service Claims Greenberg Traurig, LLP 9/9/2013
Divided Federal Circuit Panel Finds Computer System Claims Not Patent-Eligible Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/9/2013
New Zealand Takes a Traditional Approach to Software Patents Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/9/2013
Does Fixed Fee Pricing Fix Market Pricing Inefficiency, but Cost More than Is Saved? Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/7/2013
Singer-Songwriter Lee Hutson Sues Rapper Young Jeezy Over Alleged Use of "Getting It On" Sample Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/6/2013
Homecare and its Attorneys Hammered with Rule 11 Sanctions for Pursuing Frivolous Trade Secrets Claim Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/6/2013
Superiority of Triangular Geogrids over Uniaxial and Biaxial Geogrids at Issue in Action Brought by Tensar Against Former Employee Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/6/2013
Getting Tangled in the Web of a Hybrid Royalty Clause Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 9/5/2013
Two Toiletry Trademark Infringement Assertions in Georgia Suggest A Bad Odor in the Air As Previously Licensed or Franchised Individuals Continue Trademark Usage After Revocations Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 9/4/2013
Dr. Watson, Genomics and the Law Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/3/2013
Who Arbitrates Arbitrability? McDermott Will & Emery 9/2/2013
It’s the Words, Not the Ideas, that Are Copyrightable McDermott Will & Emery 9/2/2013
Owner of Compilation Need Not List Individual Authors to Register Copyright McDermott Will & Emery 9/1/2013
No Preliminary Injunction Over Commercial Hopping McDermott Will & Emery 9/1/2013
WildTangent Files its Supreme Court Certiorari Petition in Patent Infringement Case – Part 1 Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/1/2013
Touchdown for Video Game Producer Over Football Players False Endorsement Claim McDermott Will & Emery 9/1/2013
Contract Has Latent Ambiguity if Objective Evidence Supporting Reasonable Alternative Meaning Exists McDermott Will & Emery 8/31/2013
Detailed Explanation Not the Same as a New Ground for Rejection Re: Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) Case McDermott Will & Emery 8/31/2013
Has the Doctrine of Claim Vitiation Itself Been Vitiated? Re: Patent Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 8/31/2013
Objective Indicia of Non-Obviousness Must Be Considered Before Concluding Patent Claims Are Obvious McDermott Will & Emery 8/31/2013
A Negative Patent Claim Limitation Must Be Supported by the Specification McDermott Will & Emery 8/31/2013
Default Judgment Affirmed Against Imposter Re: Trademark Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 8/30/2013
Royalty Payments for Hybrid Agreements Covering Inseparable Patent and Non-Patent Rights End When the Patent Expires McDermott Will & Emery 8/30/2013
No Initial-Interest Confusion, No Lanham Act Violation Re: Infringement Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 8/30/2013
Use of Athlete’s Likeness in Video Game Not Protected by First Amendment McDermott Will & Emery 8/30/2013
A Generic Disclosure Does Not Support Claims to Individual Species Re: Protein Variants and Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 8/30/2013
Intra-Corporate Trademark Transfers: Beware of the Intent-To-Use Trap Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 8/30/2013
Patent Claims Are Indefinite Where Claimed “Molecular Weight” Subject to Different Calculations McDermott Will & Emery 8/30/2013
President Disapproves International Trade Commission (ITC) Exclusion Order McDermott Will & Emery 8/30/2013
Section 8 of the Indian Patents Act and a Comparison with the Disclosure Requirements in Canada, Israel and the U.S. Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/29/2013
Verint Systems Files Patent Infringement Action Against Competitor Interactive Intelligence Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/28/2013
Government Accountability Office (GAO) Report Suggests Improving Patent Quality Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/28/2013
Win for Life Insurer in Unclaimed Property Arena Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/25/2013
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Publishes Draft Trademark Examination Guide Update Regarding Applications for Marks Comprised of Generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 8/24/2013
Oops! Assignment of Intent-to-Use Trademark Applications: Easy But Not Simple Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/24/2013
John Deere in Trade Secrets Dispute with Former Factory General Manager Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/23/2013
Emerson Electric Brings Declaratory Judgment Action Against SIPCO Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/23/2013
Location of Defendant’s Principal Place of Business a “Critical and Controlling Consideration” in Motion to Transfer Venue in Patent Infringement Case Varnum LLP 8/22/2013
Review of Indian Patent Working Requirements Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 8/21/2013
Optimizing the Quality to Cost Ratio for Patent Portfolio Development Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 8/21/2013
Post-Priority Evidence Can be Used in Technical Contribution Arguments in Patent Validity Disputes McDermott Will & Emery 8/21/2013
Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Rules Prior Knowledge of Conflicting Trade Mark Does Not Amount to Bad Faith McDermott Will & Emery 8/20/2013
Microsoft’s “SkyDrive” Held To Infringe Sky’s UK and Community Trade Marks McDermott Will & Emery 8/20/2013
English Court of Appeal Avoids Answering Whether or Not Proprietary Rights Exist in The Content of E-mails McDermott Will & Emery 8/20/2013
English Court of Appeal Dismisses Formula One Confidentiality and Copyright Infringement Appeal McDermott Will & Emery 8/20/2013
English High Court Rules Patent Issues Should be Tried Before Fair, Reasonable and Non-discriminatory (FRAND) Matters McDermott Will & Emery 8/20/2013
Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Considers Genuine Use, Trade Mark Combinations and Colour Use McDermott Will & Emery 8/20/2013
Patent Court Further Muddies the Software Patent Waters Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 8/19/2013
Google, Yahoo, and Ad Networks Agrees to Set of Best Practices to Combat Online Piracy Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/17/2013
How to Harness Speedy Services from the UK’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO) to Improve Your Patenting Strategy Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/16/2013
The Latest Keyword Advertising Battle: The 10th Circuit Finds No Infringement Based on Use of Another’s Trademark to Generate Sponsored Advertisements Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/16/2013
China's Patent Re-Examination Board Says Pharmaceutical Salts Not Patentable Over Pure Compounds Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/15/2013
Hamilton Beach v. Sunbeam Products – “On Sale” Bar Clarified Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 8/15/2013
Congressional Issues Update - Summer 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/15/2013
More Recent Trademark Cases in the Georgia District Courts, Re: Tory Burch, Gyro King, American Deli, Yanmar Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/15/2013
Bad Faith Patent Litigation Is Bad News For Plaintiffs Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/15/2013
Obama Administration Disapproves International Trade Commission's (ITC) Exclusion Order on Apple Products McDermott Will & Emery 8/14/2013
Recent Trademark Cases Filed in the Georgia District Courts Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/13/2013
Supreme Court Rules That Reverse-Payment Patent Litigation Settlements are Subject to Judicial Review Under the Antitrust Rule of Reason Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/12/2013
Every Business Needs an Intellectual Property (IP) Plan Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/12/2013
Preparing for Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Renewal Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/12/2013
Questions Arising from “The Case Against Patents” Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/9/2013
Recent Decisions involving Section 3(d) of the Indian Patents Act Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/9/2013
Recent Copyright Cases Filed in Georgia District Courts Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/8/2013
Dang v. San Francisco Forty Niners - Consumers Can Challenge Reebok's Exclusive NFL Apparel Deal Based Just on a Market of Garments Bearing NFL Team Logos Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/8/2013
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Testifies Before Congress on Impact of Patent Hold-up on Competition and Standard-Essential Patents McDermott Will & Emery 8/7/2013
Beijing Higher People's Court Clarifies Usage of Consent Letters to Overcome Trademark Rejections in the People's Republic of China (PRC) Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 8/7/2013
The Trademark Clearinghouse: Safeguard Your Trademark Online Barnes & Thornburg LLP 8/5/2013
Claim Not Enabled Where There Is Need for Excessive Experimentation McDermott Will & Emery 8/5/2013
Course of Conduct Does Not Supplant Unambiguous Terms of an Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) McDermott Will & Emery 8/4/2013
No Declaratory Judgment Jurisdiction Where Binding Assurances of No Litigation Eliminates Any Possible Justiciable Case or Controversy in Patent Case McDermott Will & Emery 8/4/2013
Navigating the Isolated DNA Patent Eligibility Jungle Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 8/3/2013
Next Time, Buy the CDs, Re: Illegal Music Download McDermott Will & Emery 8/3/2013
Imperfect Blend: Fourth Circuit Holds Lanham Act , May Preempt North Carolina Gasoline Blending Statute McDermott Will & Emery 8/2/2013
Federal Circuit Not the Only Forum That Can Resolve Patent-Related Contract Disputes McDermott Will & Emery 8/2/2013
First 100 Day Domestic Industry Initial Determination from International Trade Commission (ITC) Concludes No Domestic Industry McDermott Will & Emery 8/2/2013
Ambiguity as to Copyright Renewal Term Must Be Litigated McDermott Will & Emery 8/2/2013
Internet Advertising Method Found to Be Patent-Eligible... Again McDermott Will & Emery 8/2/2013
Credible Utility Re: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Guidelines Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 8/2/2013
International Trade Commission Addresses Use of Standard-Essential Patents in Section 337 Investigations McDermott Will & Emery 8/2/2013
Federal Circuit Has Appellate Jurisdiction Over International Trade Commission's (ITC) Dismissal of Claim Based on Arbitration Agreement McDermott Will & Emery 8/1/2013
Obvious to Try and the Prima Facie Obviousness Patent Infringement Case Novo Nordisk A/S v. Caraco Pharmaceutical Labs. Ltd. McDermott Will & Emery 8/1/2013
Combination of Prior Art Elements, Each Used According to Their Established Functions, Without a Surprising Result, Invalidates Bone Plate Patent McDermott Will & Emery 8/1/2013
Good-Faith Belief in Invalidity, Even if Mistaken, Negates Induced Patent Infringement: Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Sys., Inc. McDermott Will & Emery 8/1/2013
Patent Claim Limitations Must be Substantially Similar for a Previous Disclaimer to Apply: Regents of the Univ. of Minn. v. AGA Med. Corp. McDermott Will & Emery 8/1/2013
“Reverse Payment” Settlements Face Greater Antitrust Scrutiny Following U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in FTC v. Actavis McDermott Will & Emery 8/1/2013
The Supreme Court Holds Human Genes are Unpatentable Dickinson Wright PLLC 8/1/2013
Patent Ownership in Germany: Employers v Employees McDermott Will & Emery 8/1/2013
Patent Office Reexamination Nullifies District Court Damages Award: Fresenius USA, Inc. v. Baxter International, Inc. McDermott Will & Emery 7/31/2013
Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Grants Motion for Early Termination of Proceeding Before Covered Business Method Trial Institution Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 7/31/2013
Trade Secret or Patent -- The Choice is not Always Simple Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/31/2013
Design Patent Basics Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 7/31/2013
Northern District of Georgia Home to Nine Patent Infringement Complaints Filed by CTP Innovations Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/31/2013
Repeat Trademark Infringer Slammed with Order to Pay $7.8 Million in Sanctions Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/30/2013
Keyword Advertising and the Effect of Trademark Law: Common Issues Facing E-Commerce Businesses, 6th in Series Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 7/30/2013
11th Circuit Retains Jurisdiction in “Contract” Case, But Construes Patent Claims and Opines on Infringement Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/29/2013
Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Provides More Guidance on Discovery Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 7/25/2013
Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Authorizes SAP to file Opposition to Versata’s Rehearing Request Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 7/25/2013
Patent Term Extension in Russia Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/25/2013
Website Terms of Use: Common Issues Facing E-Commerce Businesses, 3rd in Series Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 7/24/2013
Protection of Original Website Content: Common Issues Facing E-Commerce Businesses, 2nd in Series Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 7/24/2013
The (Best) Method to the Madness Behind Choosing a Company Name or Mark Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/24/2013
Protection of Domain Names: Common Issues Facing E-Commerce Businesses, 1st in Series Odin, Feldman & Pittleman, P.C. 7/24/2013
Supplementary Protection Certificates and Pediatric Extensions in Croatia Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/20/2013
Recent Patent Cases Filed in the Northern District of Georgia Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/19/2013
How Intellectual Property (IP) Counsel Can Capitalize on Technological Advances marcus evans 7/19/2013
Supreme Court Ruling on Human Gene Patenting Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/18/2013
Key Topics to Follow During Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) 47 Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/17/2013
Senator Leahy Urges National Institutes of Health (NIH) to Exercise “March-in” Rights on Myriad’s Tests Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 7/17/2013
More Developments in the Patent Battle between SAP and Versata Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 7/17/2013
Brain Spray and the Law Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/17/2013
An Ivy League Brand: Trademark Infringement in Academia Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/16/2013
Patentability Issues for Plants in the European Patent Office (EPO) Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 7/16/2013
Social Media Patents: Protecting Social Technology and Preventing Infringement Claims Merchant & Gould 7/16/2013
The Architecture of Copyright Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/15/2013
Focus on Restrictive Covenants: Illinois Appellate Court Case May Change Landscape on Consideration Necessary to Support Restrictive Covenants Signed by At-Will Employees Vedder Price 7/13/2013
New EU Regulation on Cosmetic Products Enters Into Force McDermott Will & Emery 7/13/2013
Hells Angels and Toys “R” Us Settle “Death Head” Trademark Litigation Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/12/2013
Myriad Uncertainties Re: U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Greenberg Traurig, LLP 7/12/2013
New Russian Intellectual Property Court is Open Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/12/2013
International Survey of the Patentability of Genes, Proteins and Other Genetic Materials Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/12/2013
European Union Antitrust Law and License Agreements: Proposed Changes to the Technology Transfer Block Exemption Regulation Threatens Several Widely-Used Contract Terms Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/11/2013
Supreme Court Decision Myriad Brings Out Its “Reserve Claims” To Challenge Ambry Re: Patent Eligibility Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 7/10/2013
RG3 and Common Law Trademark Rights: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/10/2013
International Trade Commission Takes Steps to Promote Early Adjudication of Dispositive Issues Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/9/2013
I Am … Other — How Trademark Owners Can Avoid Declaratory Judgment Actions Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 7/9/2013
Kazakhstan Adopts Personal Data Protection Law Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 7/8/2013
Impact of Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) Rulings in Court Decisions Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 7/7/2013
The "Dot-Brand" Explosion: What You Need To Do Now Dickinson Wright PLLC 7/5/2013
Patent Case Denied Transfer- Northern District of Georgia Agrees with Southern District of Florida that the Value of Document Location in Considering Transfer Motions Is Accorded Little Weight in Electronic Era Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/4/2013
SAP Joins Patent and Trade Office against Versata in Eastern District of Virginia Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 7/3/2013
Dissenting Opinions in CLS Bank International v. Alice Corp. Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 7/3/2013
Foreign Trade Antitrust Improvements Act Defeats Claim Against Holder Of Patent Incorporated Into Industry Standard Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/2/2013
SAP Moves for a Stay of Parallel Federal Circuit Action After Patent Trial and Appeal Board Win Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 7/2/2013
Ultramercial v. Hulu – Judge Rader Clips the Wings of the “Abstract Idea” Exception to Software Invention Eligibility Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 7/2/2013
Why the Lynch Mob is Wrong about the Patent System Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 7/1/2013
Does a Valid Copyright Exist in the Song "Happy Birthday To You"? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/1/2013
Federal Circuit Panel Affirms Finding of No Domestic Industry Based on Ongoing Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 7/1/2013
No Summary Judgment of Invalidity on Prior Clinical Trials Where Confidentiality Obligations Are Imposed McDermott Will & Emery 7/1/2013
Diagram Constitute Protectable Expression of Ideas McDermott Will & Emery 7/1/2013
Copyright Infringement Damages Upheld in File Sharing Case Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/30/2013
Federal Circuit Finds that Arguments Made When Traversing a Restriction Requirement Can Constitute Prosecution Disclaimer McDermott Will & Emery 6/30/2013
Source Code Held to Be Relevant and Essential Discovery McDermott Will & Emery 6/30/2013
Generic Versions of AstraZeneca’s Pulmicort Respules Enjoined from Launch Pending Appeal in Patent Infringement Case McDermott Will & Emery 6/30/2013
No Anti-Suit Injunction Where Foreign Arbitration Controls Resolution of Licensing Dispute McDermott Will & Emery 6/30/2013
Immaculate Conception? It Is in the Eye, Re: Inventions McDermott Will & Emery 6/30/2013
Trademark Protection in the European Community Expanded to 28 Countries Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/30/2013
America Invents Act – Practical Considerations for Portfolio Companies McDermott Will & Emery 6/30/2013
State Law Claims Involving Allegations of Patent Infringement Do Not Arise Under Federal Patent Law When Purely “Backward-Looking” McDermott Will & Emery 6/29/2013
Use Can Be Inferred from Reliance on Trade Secrets in Developing One’s Own Technology McDermott Will & Emery 6/29/2013
This Flea Market Needs a Real Coach, Re: Contributory Trademark Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 6/29/2013
Second Circuit Revives Trademark Suit Against Oprah Winfrey McDermott Will & Emery 6/29/2013
Wyeth v. Abbott Labs. – Picking Plaintiff’s Poison re: Patent Infringement Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 6/29/2013
Time Warner Avoids Nexstar’s Broadcasting Retransmission Injunction McDermott Will & Emery 6/29/2013
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Proposes Rules to Conform with the Patent Law Treaty McDermott Will & Emery 6/29/2013
Update on Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) Trade Secret Misappropriation Case: Judge Hillman Issues Narrow Interpretation of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) Raymond Law Group LLC 6/29/2013
Claim Term Can Have Different Constructions Depending Upon Context In Patent Claims McDermott Will & Emery 6/28/2013
The Supreme Court to Review the Standard for Standing to Bring Lanham Act False Advertising Claims McDermott Will & Emery 6/28/2013
Statements Describing “the Invention” Do Not Limit Claim Scope When Contradicted by Other Statements and Embodiments in Patent Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 6/28/2013
Patent Claim Terms Are Literally Interpreted McDermott Will & Emery 6/28/2013
Abuse of Discretion for District Court to Deny Permanent Injunction in Patent Litigation Case McDermott Will & Emery 6/28/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Decision Puts Reverse Payment Settlements Under the Microscope Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/28/2013
Felicitations on the Anniversary of Your Natal Date Re: Copyright Litigation Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 6/27/2013
Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) Goes Down - Copyright Goes Up - U.S. v. Windsor, Supreme Court, No. 12-307, Decided June 26, 2013 Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/27/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Holds Genes Cannot Be Patented but Other Patent Strategies Can Be Pursued Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 6/26/2013
Contributory Infringement and Copyrights Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/25/2013
Finally, A Reasonable Decision Re: Patent Software Decision Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 6/24/2013
Client Alert: Reverse Payment Patent Settlements Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/22/2013
Supreme Court Holds That Reverse Payment Patent Settlements Are Subject to Antitrust Scrutiny Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/22/2013
Basic Guidelines for Protecting Company Trade Secrets Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 6/22/2013
Four Wheel Fashion Re: Lifestyle Branding & Trademark Law Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/21/2013
“Reverse Payment” Settlements Subject to Greater Antitrust Scrutiny: Implications of Supreme Court FTC v. Actavis Ruling McDermott Will & Emery 6/21/2013
New Data Breach Class Action has Two Million Plaintiffs Raymond Law Group LLC 6/21/2013
Proposed Increase in Official Fees in Connection with Patent Filings in India Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 6/21/2013
Supreme Court Issues Split Decision on Myriad Genetics' DNA Claims Schiff Hardin LLP 6/20/2013
Supreme Court Finds Antitrust Scrutiny Applies to Pay-for-Delay Settlements Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 6/20/2013
Hashtagging Away Your Rights: Privacy and Publicity Rights in Social Media Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 6/20/2013
U.S. International Trade Commission Grants Injunctive Relief on Standard Essential Patent McDermott Will & Emery 6/20/2013
Counterfeits, Trademark Infringement, and Contributory Liability: Your Vendors are Your Problem Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/20/2013
Versata: The Double Secret “Technical Effect” Standard Strikes Again Re: Patent Litigation Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 6/19/2013
Federal Circuit Has Appellate Jurisdiction Even Where Damages, Willfulness Have Not Been Determined McDermott Will & Emery 6/19/2013
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board's (PTAB) First Business Method Patent Ruling: Challenges for Software Patent Holders Armstrong Teasdale 6/19/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Rules That ‘Reverse Payments’ in Hatch-Waxman Litigation Settlement Agreements Must Be Scrutinized Under Antitrust Laws Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/19/2013
More About Trademark Surnames: The Borghese Dispute Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/19/2013
FTC v. Actavis, Inc.: Supreme Court Rules That Reverse Patent Settlements May Violate Antitrust Laws Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/18/2013
Section 3(d) of the Indian Patents Act – Part II Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 6/18/2013
Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) First Business Method Patent Ruling: Challenges for Software Patent Holders Armstrong Teasdale 6/18/2013
Round Up – Intellectual Property and Cyber Security Things You May Have Missed (Including Some Good Summer Cocktail Banter Material) Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 6/18/2013
Can AMP v. Myriad Revive Diagnostic Method Claims? Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 6/18/2013
Re: Patent claims - Can AMP v. Myriad Revive Diagnostic Method Claims? Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 6/17/2013
18 Holes' Worth of Brandmarking History Dickinson Wright PLLC 6/17/2013
Don't Fall For This Chinese Domain Name Scam Re: Company Trademark Dickinson Wright PLLC 6/16/2013
Patent Eligibility of an Invention Implemented by Computers Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/15/2013
Who Owns the Trademark to "Boston Strong"? Dickinson Wright PLLC 6/15/2013
Association For Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics – An Isolated Local Difficulty? Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 6/15/2013
Supreme Court to Myriad: Isolated DNA Sequences Are Not Patent-Eligible Subject Matter McDermott Will & Emery 6/15/2013
Handbags and High-Heeled Shoes: Recent Trademark Disputes in the World of Fashion Dickinson Wright PLLC 6/15/2013
Texas Jumps On The Uniform Trade Secrets Act Bandwagon Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/14/2013
Joinder in Patent Office Proceedings Clarified by Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 6/14/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Isolated Human Genes Are Unpatentable Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/14/2013
Supreme Court - Being Unanimous Appears to be Part of the Justices' DNA Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 6/14/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Rules that Isolated Human Genes Are Not Patentable Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 6/13/2013
Supreme Court Rules on Myriad: Genes Are Unpatentable Vedder Price 6/13/2013
Supreme Court Rules In Myriad On Patentability Of DNA Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 6/13/2013
Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Covered Business Method: Versata Patent Claims Unpatentable Under 35 U.S.C. § 101 Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 6/13/2013
Loutboutin Sees Red Again: Protecting Color as a Trademark Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/13/2013
Costco Claims Tiffany & Co. is Generic Re: Trademark Infringement and Genericide Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 6/13/2013
Red Cross Confidentiality Policies Fail to Pass Muster with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Barnes & Thornburg LLP 6/11/2013
Section 3(d) of the Indian Patents Act – Part I Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 6/8/2013
Why Can’t I Use My Own Name?: Trademarks and Surnames Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/7/2013
Monsanto Wins Supreme Court Patent Case Concerning Roundup Ready Soy Beans Varnum LLP 6/7/2013
“Lawfully Made Under This Title” - The New, Global Reach of U.S. Copyright Law’s “First Space” Doctrine Dickinson Wright PLLC 6/7/2013
Evolving into the Digital Age: Protecting Intellectual Property Wolfe Domain 6/6/2013
Fighting Fire with Fire: Intellectual Property Commission Says American Business Needs Better Weapons to Fight IP Thieves Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/6/2013
American Invents Act (AIA) Post-Grant Practice Rapidly Integrates Federal Circuit and Board Decisions Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 6/6/2013
Beyond Trolling the Trolls: White House Acts to Curb Abuse by Patent Assertion Entities Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 6/6/2013
A Short Primer on Amending Patent Contentions in the Eastern District of North Carolina Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/6/2013
Investing in America’s Future – Why the Patent System and Software Patents Are Key to Our Future Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 6/5/2013
Stop Copyright and Trade Infringement At The Border Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 6/5/2013
The Latest Update on the New Generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) Program Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/5/2013
Are Application Programming Interfaces (API) Copyrightable? Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 6/4/2013
Canada’s Long-Awaited Copyright Modernization Takes Effect Dickinson Wright PLLC 6/3/2013
No Termination for “False” Affidavit Where Statement Was Made to the Best of Affiant’s Knowledge: Silver Dream L.L.C. v. 3MC Inc. McDermott Will & Emery 6/3/2013
No Standing by Alleged True Copyright Owner in Music Infringement Case McDermott Will & Emery 6/3/2013
Iqbal and Twombly Notwithstanding: Form 18 Is the Standard for Pleading Direct Patent Infringement Allegations McDermott Will & Emery 6/3/2013
Re: Patent Infringement - New Uses of Known Compositions and Methods Held Not Obvious By Federal Circuit McDermott Will & Emery 6/2/2013
Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) Decision on Likelihood of Confusion Not Entitled to Preclusive Effect in Infringment Action McDermott Will & Emery 6/2/2013
Re: Forum - Second Circuit Is Not the Place to Judge Claims of Fraud, Negligence, Breach of Contract, Unjust Enrichment and Conversion Against the Holy See McDermott Will & Emery 6/2/2013
Federal Circuit Holds Claim Construction Turns on Patentee Disclaimer McDermott Will & Emery 6/2/2013
Functional Limitation Saves “Spaced Relationship” from Indefiniteness Re: Patent Litigation and Health Care McDermott Will & Emery 6/2/2013
U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) Issues New Final Rules on Section 337 Investigation Practice and Procedure McDermott Will & Emery 6/2/2013
No Double Take in Sunglasses Spat Re: Infringement of Multiple U.S. Patents McDermott Will & Emery 6/2/2013
Large Damages OK, but Injunctive Relief Too Broad Re: Versata Software, Inc. v. SAP America, Inc. Patent Infringement Case McDermott Will & Emery 6/2/2013
$6.6 Million in Sanctions Awarded to Defendants for an “Exceptional Case” Revoked Due to Admissions and Lack of Competing Evidence at Patent Trial McDermott Will & Emery 6/2/2013
European Commission Proposes Incremental But Important Changes to European Union (EU) Technology Licensing Regime Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/1/2013
Second Circuit Refuses to Enjoin Aereo’s Internet Streaming of Broadcast Television: WNET, Thirteen et al. v. Aereo, Inc. McDermott Will & Emery 6/1/2013
Form over Substance?—No Review of Patent Validity on Remand if Accused Infringer Failed to File a Cross-Appeal after a Judgment of Non-Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 6/1/2013
The [Appropriation] Artist Is a Prince: Cariou v. Prince Re: Copyright Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 6/1/2013
Federal Court Determines Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory (RAND) Rate for Standard-Essential Patents McDermott Will & Emery 6/1/2013
Okay—Now What? Fractured Federal Circuit Issues Five Opinions in CLS Bank International Case McDermott Will & Emery 6/1/2013
Patent Exhaustion Rejected: Patented Seed Purchaser Has No Right to Make Copies McDermott Will & Emery 6/1/2013
The Federal Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment that Reissue Patent Claims Were Not Obvious McDermott Will & Emery 5/31/2013
Supreme Court to Hear Licensee Standing Case Re: Patent Infringement Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 5/31/2013
Arbitration Clause Can Result in Amending an Agreement to Realize Its “Essence”: Timegate Studios, Inc. v. Southpeak Interactive, LLC et al. McDermott Will & Emery 5/31/2013
Examination of Pharmaceutical Patent Applications by National Agency of Sanitary Surveillance (ANVISA) in Brazil Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 5/31/2013
Inter Partes Review May Provide a Process to Challenge the Validity of a Patent That Is More Economical and Efficient Than Patent Litigation Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 5/30/2013
A Guide through Europe’s New Unified Patent System McDermott Will & Emery 5/30/2013
How Monsanto Applies to Nonagricultural Biotechnology Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/30/2013
Millions of U.S. Patents, Follow-Up Re: The Earliest Issued Patents Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/29/2013
America Invents Act (AIA) Reform: An Interview with a Former Patent Judge of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office The National Law Review / The National Law Forum LLC 5/29/2013
Patent Drafting Secrets – Techniques and Templates Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 5/29/2013
Georgia District Court Addresses What a Lay Corporate Witness Designee Do to Prepare for a 30(b)(6) Deposition in a Patent and Admonishes Parties to Cooperate in Discovery or Sanctions Will Be Assessed Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/25/2013
CLS Bank International v. Alice Corporation: Poison Apple Re: Patent Litigation Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/24/2013
Texas Puts its Lone-Star Spin on Trade Secret Protection Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 5/24/2013
Understanding Chinese Inventor Reward and Remuneration Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 5/24/2013
Disclosure Requirements to Conduct a “Meaningful Deposition” of an Expert under Northern District of Georgia Local Patent Rule 6.3(b)(4) Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/23/2013
An Unreasonable Royalty Rate is No Gaming Matter Re: Patent Litigation Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/23/2013
Copyright Infringement Action Against Former Employees Fails to Present Issues of Fact for Jury Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/23/2013
New Trademark Headaches, But Help is On the Way Re: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ (ICANN) Expansion of Generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 5/23/2013
Laches, Acquiescence, and Trademark Injunctions Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/23/2013
Chinese Trade Secrets Theft Hits U.S. Universities Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/23/2013
Got a Website or App With No Privacy Policy? California Has a Fine For That Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 5/22/2013
Patent and Trademark Office Guidance for Examiners in Wake of CLS Bank Decision: No Change for Now Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/22/2013
Texas Enacts Uniform Trade Secrets Act Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 5/22/2013
The Issues of Trademark Infringement and Dilution Go “Wild” Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/21/2013
CLS Bank v. Alice Corp. Leaves Rules for Patent-Eligibility of Computer-Implemented Inventions Unclear Armstrong Teasdale 5/21/2013
Product Developments Re: Legal Services Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/21/2013
Establishment of Russia’s Specialized Intellectual Property Court Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 5/21/2013
When Judges Collide: En Banc Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Fails to Clarify Law Regarding Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Vedder Price 5/21/2013
Understanding Compulsory Licenses in India – Part 2 of a 2-Part Series Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 5/20/2013
Town Meets Gown - Navigating the Sponsored Research Agreement Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/19/2013
Patent Eligibility of Software Innovations After CLS Bank Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/19/2013
As Summer Winds Down, Patent Law Heats Up Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/19/2013
Patent Exhaustion Rejected: Patented Seed Purchaser Has No Right to Make Copies 5/19/2013
Prioritization of Examination of Patent Applications in Brazil for Pharmaceutical Products and Processes, and Devices and Equipment Related to Public Health Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 5/19/2013
Millions of U.S. Patents Re: The Pace of Invention and Innovation is Accelerating Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/18/2013
Biotech Innovation In A First-to-File World Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/18/2013
CLS Bank v. Alice: Chasing the Rabbit Down the Bilski Hole Re: Patent Litigation Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/18/2013
Understanding Compulsory Licenses in India – Part 1 of a 2-Part Series Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 5/18/2013
Patent Reform Is Coming: Is Your Medtech Company Ready? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 5/18/2013
Early Termination of Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Proceeding Shows Versatility of PTAB Patent Trials Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/18/2013
Dr. Oz Fights Back Against False Advertising Dickinson Wright PLLC 5/17/2013
The New Generic Top-Level Domains and the New Trademark Clearinghouse: Deciding Whether to Register Your Brands Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/17/2013
En Banc Federal Circuit Issues Five Opinions in CLS Bank International v. Alice Corporation McDermott Will & Emery 5/17/2013
SAP Files Ex Parte Reexamination Request for Patent Review using Prior Art from Ongoing Litigations Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/17/2013
Organizational Structure & the Working of the Indian Patent Office Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 5/17/2013
CLS Bank v. Alice Corp. (Part 2) Re: Patent Litigation Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/16/2013
A Tale of Two Patent Litigation Stays Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/16/2013
Federal Circuit Fails to Clarify Software Patent Eligibility Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 5/16/2013
Massive Growth in Software Usage the Real Reason for More Software Patents, Not Abuse Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/16/2013
Supreme Court Sides with Monsanto on Issue of Patent Protection for Genetically Modified Seeds; Ruling Is a Major Victory for the Biotechnology Industry Vedder Price 5/16/2013
Supreme Court Decides Bowman v. Monsanto for Monsanto Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/15/2013
What Goes Up…Must Come Down: Viagra Patent Invalidated by Canadian Supreme Court Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 5/15/2013
En (many) Banc(s) Federal Circuit Decides CLS Bank v. Alice Corp. Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/14/2013
Federal Circuit Fails to Set Clear Standard for Patent Eligibility Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 5/14/2013
The Perils and Promise of 3D Printing: Are DIY Life Sciences in Your Future? Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 5/13/2013
Composer Accuses Famed Atlanta Rapper Young Jeezy of Copyright Infringement in Misappropriating Lyrics to Song Provided to Rapper in 2009 Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/13/2013
Jewelry Design Theft Raised by Ronaldo Designer Jewelry Against The Southern Link in new Copyright Suit Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/13/2013
A First for Fair, Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND): Federal Court in Microsoft v. Motorola Sets FRAND Royalty Rates for Standard Essential Patents McDermott Will & Emery 5/10/2013
Federal Circuit Holds That Expert Evidence Is Not Required to Show Prior Art Reference Is Not Enabled Vedder Price 5/10/2013
Trademark Owners Should Record with Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers' (ICANN) Trademark Clearinghouse Vedder Price 5/10/2013
International Trade Commission Rules Lack of Domestic Industry Results in a Termination of Investigation Vedder Price 5/10/2013
Supreme Court Exhausts Copyright Owners' Rights in Gray Market Goods Dispute Vedder Price 5/9/2013
False Marking Claims Must Be Pled with Specificity as to Intent McDermott Will & Emery 5/9/2013
Replication without Human Intervention: Lessons from Monsanto v. Bowman Vedder Price 5/9/2013
Will the New Generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs) Really Influence Internet User’s Experience? Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 5/8/2013
Building Blocks for Inventions Re: Patent and Innovation Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 5/6/2013
Western District of Washington Sets Fair, Reasonable, and Non-Discriminatory (FRAND) Royalty Rates and Range for Standard-Essential Patents (SEPs) McDermott Will & Emery 5/6/2013
Federal Circuit Patent Litigation Appeal Decision in Versata Software v. SAP Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/6/2013
Early Patent Trial and Appeal Board Orders Demonstrate Differences Between America Invents Act (AIA) Patent Trials and District Court Trials Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/6/2013
Patent Trial and Appeal Board Publishes Trial Transcript from First Covered Business Method Patent Review Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/6/2013
No Prior Conception Where Contemporaneous Disclosures Failed to Show Knowledge of Complete and Operative Method of Making Invention McDermott Will & Emery 5/5/2013
Patentee’s Infringement Damages Limited to U.S. Sales and Must Not Be Speculative McDermott Will & Emery 5/5/2013
Fifth Circuit Flushes Away Pro Se Plaintiff’s Claims Against Oil Giants for Intellectual Property Theft and Infringement of a “Giant Plunger” McDermott Will & Emery 5/5/2013
When Can a Design Patent Continuation Applications Claim Priority to a Parent? McDermott Will & Emery 5/4/2013
Patent Marking: An Extrajudicial Admission that the Product Is Covered by the Patent but Not an Estoppel McDermott Will & Emery 5/4/2013
Jackpot! The Federal Circuit Revives Aristocrats Indirect Patent Infringement Claims in View of Akamai McDermott Will & Emery 5/4/2013
No Discovery Permitted in Inter Partes Reexamination Proceedings in Patent Claim Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 5/3/2013
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Adopts New Professional Conduct Rules McDermott Will & Emery 5/3/2013
Allergan V. Sandoz – When Everything “Old” Is “New” Again Re: Patent Law Litigation Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/3/2013
Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Safe Harbor Analysis Now the Same in Both Ninth and Second Circuits McDermott Will & Emery 5/3/2013
Federal Jury Finds Executive Recruiter Guilty Stealing Trade Secrets From Former Employer In Order to Start Competing Business Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 5/2/2013
Vicarious Copyright Infringement Requires a Showing of Supervision or Control McDermott Will & Emery 5/2/2013
To Correct Inventorship of a Patent, Go to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), Not the Federal Courts McDermott Will & Emery 5/2/2013
No “Safe Harbor” for BitTorrent Website Operator McDermott Will & Emery 5/2/2013
Affidavits Are Not Required to Challenge Prior Art Enablement in Patent Claim Cases McDermott Will & Emery 5/1/2013
New Patent Claim Construction Guts Nearly $600 Million Dollar Infringement Award McDermott Will & Emery 5/1/2013
Trademark, Domain Name and Other IP Considerations in Spin-Offs McDermott Will & Emery 5/1/2013
Fourth Circuit Rejects Post-Trial Preclusion Ruling in Paper Towel “Stuffing” Saga McDermott Will & Emery 5/1/2013
Obviousness-Type Double Patenting May Exist When There Is Neither Common Ownership nor Common Inventorship McDermott Will & Emery 4/30/2013
Appropriate Appropriation: Second Circuit Holds That Commentary on Original Work Unnecessary for Fair Use Defense, Only Transformative Quality Required Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/30/2013
Proposed New Jersey Restrictive Covenant Law Threatens to Handcuff Employers Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/27/2013
Data Breach at Gunpoint Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/26/2013
Caught in the Cloud: How Hard Could It Be To Recover Your Data From A Defunct Cloud Provider? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/26/2013
Progressive Casualty Litigation Stayed Pending Outcome of Liberty Mutual Covered Business Method Patents Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/26/2013
Never Bring a Knife to a Gun Fight: One Simple Weapon to Fight Economic Espionage in a Cyberspace World Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/25/2013
Google Provides its Suggestions to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for Improving Software Patents Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/25/2013
Trade Secret “Inevitable Disclosure” Doctrine Taking Shape in North Carolina Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/25/2013
Patent Trial and Appeal Board Inter Partes Review (IPR) Petition Joinder Practice Gains Momentum Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/25/2013
Man Bites Dog! Re: Trade Secrets Misappropriation Litigation Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/25/2013
America Invents Act (AIA) Patent Trials Differ from Reexamination Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/25/2013
Update on ICANN’s (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) New Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) Program Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 4/25/2013
Marks & Clerk Releases Life Sciences 2013 Report Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/23/2013
U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Updates Guidelines for Making Proper Disclosures in Digital Advertising McDermott Will & Emery 4/22/2013
Recent Board Decisions on § 101 Show Generally Consistent Approach (and some inscrutability with respect to business-related processes) Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/22/2013
Petitioner Allowed to Submit Supplemental Information After Institution of Covered Business Method Patent Trial and Appeal Board Trial Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/21/2013
Exhibits for SAP v. Versata Patent Trial and Appeal Board Trial Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/20/2013
Dial-in Info to Hear the First Covered Business Method Patent Trial Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/20/2013
European Commission Proposes for Reform of European Trade Mark System McDermott Will & Emery 4/20/2013
SAP v. Versata: First Covered Business Method Patent Trial and Appeal Board Trial Tests New AIA (America Invents Act) Trial Provisions Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/20/2013
Batting Practice with DNA Patents at the U.S. Supreme Court Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 4/19/2013
The UK Patent Box – Clawing Some Money Back from the Taxman Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/19/2013
Patent Case Transferred from Eastern District of Texas to Northern District of Georgia Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/18/2013
State and Commerce Publish Final Rules Defining “Specially Designed” Military End-Items and Creating a New Category XIX Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/18/2013
Myriad Patent Case Argued Before The Supreme Court – Some Snippets Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/18/2013
China’s Merger Control Rules Changing: Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) Publishes New Draft Regulations on Remedies and Simple Cases McDermott Will & Emery 4/18/2013
Saffran v. J&J and Cordis Re: Eastern District of Texas Erroneously Construed Claims of U.S. Patent Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/17/2013
Can Human Genes Be Patented? Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 4/16/2013
Surrender of Equivalents in a Patent Claim Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/14/2013
Musings regarding the Doctrine of Equivalents Re: Protecting Patents Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/13/2013
An Innovative Software Developer Speaks: Patents are Important Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/13/2013
Heightened Judicial Deference for Patent Claim Constructions? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/13/2013
China Law Update Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/13/2013
Insurance Coverage for the Cyber World von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 4/12/2013
The Copyright Alert System - Copyright Infringement and The Educational Approach Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/12/2013
A New Front in The Patent Wars: The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) Asked for Guidance on Limits to Injunctive Relief McDermott Will & Emery 4/12/2013
A Primer on Policing Your Trademark Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/12/2013
Things to Know About the Latest Final Interim Rules to Patent Term Adjustment under the America Invents Act (AIA) Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/11/2013
Approaches to Claiming Diagnostic Methods using Biomarkers in the European Patent Office (EPO) Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/11/2013
RE/MAX Sues Local Realtor for Trademark Infringement Over Blue, White, and Red Sign Background Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/10/2013
Six-Month Report Card: Post-Issuance Proceedings Under the America Invents Act "AIA" McDermott Will & Emery 4/9/2013
NOVARTIS A.G. v. UOI – What is Novelty in Indian Courts? Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/9/2013
First-Ever Criminal Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) Charges Brought for the Importation and Sale of Hazardous Toys Beveridge & Diamond PC 4/7/2013
Don’t Photograph the Machines! Re: Trade Secrets Misappropriation Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 4/6/2013
Essentially in Breach? E. T. Horn Co. Sued for Breach of Settlement Agreement and on Trademark-Related Counts Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/6/2013
Modifying Circuit Court’s Mandate to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) Requires “Exceptional Circumstances” McDermott Will & Emery 4/6/2013
U.S. Polo Association Infringes Ralph Lauren Trademark in Fragrances McDermott Will & Emery 4/4/2013
Paradise Troubled by Alleged Unfair Competition involving "Certified Social Media Strategist" Mark Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/4/2013
Joint Ownership of Trademark Rights Disfavored with Acquisitions McDermott Will & Emery 4/4/2013
“Innovation Meets Insight:” An Intellectual Property Expert’s Take on the Revised America Invents Act (AIA) The National Law Review / The National Law Forum LLC 4/3/2013
Supreme Court Hears Arguments on "Pay for Delay" Agreements Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 4/3/2013
Federal Circuit Will Consider De Novo Review of Claim Construction En Banc McDermott Will & Emery 4/3/2013
Owner of Electronics Export Company Receives a 30-Month Prison Sentence Beveridge & Diamond PC 4/3/2013
Chicago-Bound: Second of Joao Bock’s 3 Patent Cases Filed in August 2012 Transferred to Another District Court Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/2/2013
Clip from The Ed Sullivan Show in Musical Jersey Boys Was Fair Use Under the Copyright Act McDermott Will & Emery 4/2/2013
Graphic Novel Not Substantially Similar to Heroes Re: Copyright Infringement Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 4/2/2013
The Pedowitz Group and Jeff Pedowitz Accuse Jeff Ogden and Find New Customers of Looking for New Customers in the Wrong Places Re: Trademark Infringement Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/2/2013
Franchisee Audit Results in Trademark and Breach-of-Contract Action by California Closet Co. Against Franchisee and its Guarantor Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/2/2013
Plaintiff’s Foreign Operations Result in “Lessened” Deference to Choice of Home Forum in Trade Secret Misappropriation Case McDermott Will & Emery 4/2/2013
Proof of Copying by Circumstantial Evidence Requires More than “Mere Possibility” in Copyright Infringement Case McDermott Will & Emery 4/1/2013
“FIT U” Fitness Clubs Appeal Preliminary Injunction in Trademark Case to 11th Circuit, but War Rages On in District Court Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 4/1/2013
Preliminary Injunction Upheld Against Misappropriated Cardiovascular Drug McDermott Will & Emery 4/1/2013
America Invents Act (AIA) Is Now Fully Implemented McDermott Will & Emery 4/1/2013
Termination of Employee Refusing to Perform Copyright Infringement Was Illegal McDermott Will & Emery 4/1/2013
Component “Located Within,” as Opposed to “Parallel to,” May Meet Function-Way-Result Doctrine of Equivalents Test Re: Patent Infringement Litigation McDermott Will & Emery 4/1/2013
Tax Measures in 2013 UK Budget Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 4/1/2013
Functional Preamble Claim Language Directed to the Essence of the Invention Can Be Limiting McDermott Will & Emery 4/1/2013
Federal Circuit Ruling Clears Way for Approval of Generic Version of Fentora Drug McDermott Will & Emery 3/31/2013
Patent Exhaustion for Self-Replicating Articles Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/31/2013
Federal Circuit Affirms Injunction Against Impax Labs and Bars Generic Introduction McDermott Will & Emery 3/31/2013
BONDing WITH NPE's - The Requirement for Security for Costs or Expenses Under Section 1030 of the California Code of Civil Procedure Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/31/2013
Federal Circuit Walks Fine Line in Equitable Estoppel Bar to Patent Infringement Claims McDermott Will & Emery 3/31/2013
“Kitchen Sink” Patent Applications Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/31/2013
Absent Explicit Language, Subsequent Patent Settlement Agreement Did Not Obviate Earlier Patent Settlement Agreement McDermott Will & Emery 3/31/2013
Joint Actors as It Relates to Method Claim Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 3/31/2013
Supreme Court Finds That “First Sale” Copyright Doctrine Applies to Works McDermott Will & Emery 3/30/2013
Whitestone Marketing Accuses ProGraphics of a Not-So-Smart Move of Infringing Smart Campaign® Trademark Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/30/2013
Apple Retail Stores Receive Trademark Protection Dickinson Wright PLLC 3/30/2013
New generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) – ICANN Trademark Clearinghouse Goes Live Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 3/29/2013
Software Patents Too Slow To Keep Up With Software Innovation? NOT! Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 3/29/2013
How to Choose a Product Brand Name – Most Common Mistakes Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 3/29/2013
Abuse of IP Rights Under China's Antitrust Rules: Recent Cases Have a Potentially Serious Impact McDermott Will & Emery 3/29/2013
Mintz Levin’s London-based IP Practice Group Identifies the UK’s ‘Patent Box’ as a Boon for Clean Technology Clients Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/28/2013
Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Antitrust Issues with "Pay for Delay" Agreements Schiff Hardin LLP 3/28/2013
Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in "Pay-for-Delay" Patent Settlement Antitrust Case McDermott Will & Emery 3/27/2013
Federal Court Affirms Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI) in Dawson v. Dawson and Bowman Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 3/27/2013
LEGO Builds TM and Breach-of-Contract Case on Allegations that Ex-Licensee Sold LEGO-Themed USB Drives after Sell-Off Period Ended Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/26/2013
Judge Pannell Declines to Reconsider Order Denying "Re-transfer" Patent Infringement Action Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/26/2013
America Invents Act Final Implementation: From First-to-Invent to First-to-File Dickinson Wright PLLC 3/25/2013
By the Numbers: 7-Eleven Files 2 Trademark Lawsuits in Middle District of Georgia against 9 Total Defendants Regarding 6 Accused Sites Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/24/2013
New York-based Design House Files Copyright and Trademark Lawsuit over MADISON Carpet Style Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/23/2013
Preliminarily-Enjoined Parties in Trademark Case Appeal to Eleventh Circuit, which then Denies their Motion to Stay Injunction Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/22/2013
Five Tips for Dealing with “First Inventor to File” Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/22/2013
U.S. Supreme Court Makes Price Differentiation Between Markets More Difficult for Copyright Owners Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 3/22/2013
The Copyright Act’s “First Sale” Doctrine Applies to Works Lawfully Made Abroad and Imported to the United States McDermott Will & Emery 3/21/2013
In Re Hubbell (Patent Litigation) Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 3/21/2013
Distribution in China – Legal Issues, Part IV. Drafting the Distribution Contract McDermott Will & Emery 3/20/2013
Federal Circuit Will Review Cybor Intellectual Property Decision En Banc Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 3/19/2013
East Coast Spotlight on Design Patents: Spanx v. Yummie Tummie Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/19/2013
Massachusetts District Court Finds No Inference of Conspiracy Arising From Members of Standard Setting Organization Pursuing Self Interest In Refusing To Approve Plaintiff's Competing Technology Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 3/19/2013
Chief Judge of Northern District of Georgia Grants Motion to Stay Pending Reexamination Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/18/2013
When Is A Couch, Just A ... Sofa Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/16/2013
Canonical Form of Patent Claims Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/15/2013
ICANN Unveils New Trademark Clearinghouse Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 3/15/2013
Real Housewives of the Northern District: Reality TV Stars Now Legal Adversaries in Copyright Battle Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/14/2013
Which Comes First – The Consolidation Order or the Venue Transfer? Andrews Kurth 3/14/2013
Are Dr. Dre’s Claims of Likelihood of Confusion and Dilution Enough to “Beat” His Opponents? Re: Trademark Registrations Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/14/2013
Unnecessary Nominative Use May Not Be Trademark Infringement Andrews Kurth 3/14/2013
Setback for Apple in iPhone Multi-District Litigation (MDL) Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 3/14/2013
A New Era of U.S. Patent Law Will Begin on March 16, 2013 Andrews Kurth 3/13/2013
Updates on Three Important Issues: Family and Medical Leave Act Developments, Arbitration Agreements and Trade Secret Protection Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 3/13/2013
Protect Your Trademark Online: Global Trademark Clearinghouse to Begin Accepting Submissions Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 3/12/2013
Dot Benefits? Strategies for Protecting Your Brand Trademark in the New Top-Level Domains Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/11/2013
Covenant Not to Sue Is Not Discharged in Bankruptcy McDermott Will & Emery 3/11/2013
So, Can You Make A Barcelona Chair Now? Re: Trade Dress Rights Litigation Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/11/2013
Trademark Defendant Who Lost on Summary Judgment Files Appeal with Eleventh Circuit, but Special Master May Still Assess Monetary Recovery Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/11/2013
Appellee Can Rely on Any Ground Supported by the Record to Defend the Decision Appealed From McDermott Will & Emery 3/11/2013
Exclusive License Not Required for Standing to Claim Misappropriation of a Trade Secret Involving Subway Car Brakes McDermott Will & Emery 3/11/2013
Northern District of Georgia Denies Motion to Strike Affirmative Defenses and Grants Motion to Stay Pending Reexamination Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/11/2013
Federal Circuit Finds New “Respect” for Patent, But Not That “Each” of Plaintiff’s Claims Are Plausible McDermott Will & Emery 3/11/2013
Jurisdictions Split on When Copyright Registration Occurs: Impacts Are Huge on Both Claimable Damages and Copyright Portfolio Protection Costs Dickinson Wright PLLC 3/11/2013
Insights About Software Patenting: Cybersource Corp. v. Retail Decisions Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/11/2013
Taking a Bite Out of Cyber Crime Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/11/2013
Franchisee Sued by Mrs. Winners Restaurant Franchise on Several Trademark Counts Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/11/2013
Adverse Inference Based on Destruction of Computer Evidence McDermott Will & Emery 3/11/2013
Comments on European Union Unitary Patent Agreement Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/11/2013
Omega Patents Wraps up One Case and Launches Another Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/10/2013
Federal Circuit to District Courts: Decide Transfer Motions Early McDermott Will & Emery 3/10/2013
Use of Candid Photo in Poster Not Copyright Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 3/10/2013
In Like a Lion: Another Counterfeiting Ring Busted in Atlanta Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/10/2013
Federal Circuit Rules on Pleading Standard for Infringement of Design Patents McDermott Will & Emery 3/10/2013
Plain Language in Patent Claim Applications Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/10/2013
E-Commerce, Internet Technology and Novelty Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/10/2013
Second Circuit Affirms Willful Infringement of Fendi’s Trademark McDermott Will & Emery 3/9/2013
Titanic Intellectual Property Lawsuit Launched to Sink Competing Enterprise Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/9/2013
UK National Stem Cell Network Report – The Patent Watch Landscape Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 3/9/2013
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Releases Final Rules to Implement the First to File Provisions of the America Invents Act (AIA) and New Fee Schedule McDermott Will & Emery 3/9/2013
How to Be Anti-Troll Without Being Antitrust Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 3/8/2013
USPTO Issues Final Rules and Guidelines Governing First-Inventor-to-File Provision Vedder Price 3/8/2013
U.S. Opens Door to International Application for Industrial Designs Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/8/2013
Mattel v. MGA Entertainment—The BRATZ Saga Continues McDermott Will & Emery 3/7/2013
Beyond the DotCom: Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)’s Trademark Clearinghouse Provides Time-Sensitive Brand Protection on the Internet Barnes & Thornburg LLP 3/7/2013
Southeast Clinical Nutrition Centers, Inc. Sues Mayo Foundation over Diet-Related Service Marks Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/7/2013
The Implications and Backlash Surrounding the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) Cell Phone Unlock Ban Raymond Law Group LLC 3/7/2013
Unitary Patent Spells Radical Changes for European Patent System in 2014 Vedder Price 3/7/2013
United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) Reopens Public Hearing on Genetic Diagnostic Testing Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 3/7/2013
Dismissal of "First-Filed" Action does not Compel Re-transfer of Second Action to Original Forum Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/6/2013
Computer-Assisted Review Costs Awarded in California Patent Case Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 3/6/2013
Oral Arguments in CLS Bank Give Hope to Both Sides Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 3/6/2013
Point of novelty Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/5/2013
Patent Practitioners and Writing Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/5/2013
Let’s Continue with Insights about Software Patenting Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/5/2013
Annual Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) Conference Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 3/4/2013
Acts of Direct Infringement Not Required to Establish Case and Controversy of Indirect Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 3/4/2013
Eleventh Circuit Finds Exclusion Insufficient for Insurance Companies to Avoid “Advertising Injury” Coverage for Copyright Infringement Defendant Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/4/2013
Not Coming to a Theater Near You (Re: Copyright Ownership Dispute Over A Screenplay) Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/3/2013
The Federal Circuit Is Not the Place for Side Bets (Re: Patent Infringement Litigation) McDermott Will & Emery 3/3/2013
Early Resolution Through Focus on Claim Construction in Intellectual Property Cases McDermott Will & Emery 3/3/2013
Deposit of Biological Material – Impact on Validity of Priority Claim Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 3/3/2013
Federal Circuit Rules Assignor Estoppel is a Shield, Not a Sword McDermott Will & Emery 3/3/2013
Launch Date for Trademark Clearinghouse Revealed by ICANN Greenberg Traurig, LLP 3/3/2013
European Commission Proposes Changes to the Rules Applicable to Technology Licensing McDermott Will & Emery 3/3/2013
Nothing Non-Obvious About Applying Pre-Existing Technology to the Internet in Intellectual Property Cases McDermott Will & Emery 3/2/2013
America Invents Act (AIA) Technical Corrections Bill Signed Into Law Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/2/2013
Federal Circuit Expands Liability for Induced Infringement of Method Patents Lewis Roca Rothgerber LLP 3/2/2013
Supreme Court: State Court Has Jurisdiction over a Legal Malpractice Claim McDermott Will & Emery 3/2/2013
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Issues First Decision Instituting Covered Business Method Patent Review (CBM) Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/2/2013
Suit Against Kimberly-Clark Transferred from Western District of Washington Mirrors Recently-Filed Complaint Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/1/2013
New Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) Clearinghouse Will Open March 26, 2013 Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/1/2013
Eleventh Circuit Affirms Conviction and 51-Month Sentence for Criminal Copyright Infringement and Trafficking in Counterfeit Labels Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/1/2013
Brand Owners Can Register Trademarks for Protection Mechanisms in New Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLDs) Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 3/1/2013
Administration Launches Strategy on Mitigating Theft of U.S. Trade Secrets McDermott Will & Emery 3/1/2013
Key Trademark Rights Protection Mechanism for New Top-Level Domains Opens March 26, 2013 Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 3/1/2013
Pending Petition for CBM (covered business method) Review Results in Litigation Stay Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/1/2013
Insurance Company Files Declaratory Judgment Action to Avoid Coverage for Defendant in Lawsuits Brought by George Clooney and Julia Roberts Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 3/1/2013
Final Rules for Implementing the First-Inventor-to-File Provisions of the America Invents Act Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 3/1/2013
Patent Filing Considerations Under the American Invents Act (AIA) on the Eve of March16th Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/28/2013
BJ's Wholesale Club Sued Over Bone-Shaped Dog Bowls Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/28/2013
In Oral Arguments during Bowman v. Monsanto the Supreme Court Struggles with Exhaustion Doctrine for Patented Seeds Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 2/27/2013
Comverge Asserts Infringement of Patents Disclosing Power Management/Energy Load Devices and Methods against Entek Systems, a Company Operated by Inventors of Some of the Patents Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/27/2013
Landmark Changes to U.S. Patent System Almost Here Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 2/26/2013
What Constitutes an Abstract Idea in Intellectual Property? Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/25/2013
Why Can't They Be FRANDs? Concerns About The International Trade Commission (ITC's) Approach to Standard-Essential Patent Cases Are Unwarranted Adduci, Mastriani, & Schaumberg LLP 2/25/2013
Trade Secrets Finally Gets Toward the Top of the National Agenda Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/25/2013
Shot Down by the Gunn: The Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Leaving Malpractice Cases Involving Underlying Patent Issues with State Courts Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 2/24/2013
Northern District of Georgia Adopts Special Master’s Patent Claim Construction and Summary Judgment Denial Recommendations Over Sprint’s Objections Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/24/2013
Limiting Functional Claiming for Software Patents: A Solution or an Impossibility? Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 2/23/2013
Your Hotel Desk Chair May Be Patented Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/23/2013
Is Software Different than other Technologies? Yes and No Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 2/22/2013
Supreme Court Hears “Replicant Soy Bean” Appeal Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 2/22/2013
Brilliant Instruments v. GuideTech – Doctrine of Equivalents on Review Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 2/22/2013
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Software Patent Hearing in San Jose Shows Difference of Opinions Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 2/21/2013
Northern District of Georgia Finds Insufficiencies in Both a Covenant Not to Sue and in a Motion for Summary Judgment of Patent Obviousness Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/21/2013
Commenting Upon Scope of Applicable Twombly/Iqbal Standards, Northern District of Georgia Refuses to Dismiss Indirect Patent Infringement Allegations Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/20/2013
The Impact of Cloud Computing on Food and Drug Administration (FDA's) Regulation of Medical Products Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 2/19/2013
Temporary Restraining Order (TRO) Motion in “Jack the Rapper” Trademark Lawsuit Spawns Early Settlement Dialogue Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/18/2013
Biotech’s Public Relations Problems Continue Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 2/17/2013
Building a Ready for Action Intellectual Property Portfolio Strategy for In-House Counsel 2/17/2013
Intellectual Property in the Next Technology Revolution: How Does the United States Stack Up? McDermott Will & Emery 2/17/2013
Kimberly-Clark Hit with Suit and Preliminary Injunction Motion Over Surgical Drapes Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/16/2013
USPTO Publishes Extensive Examination Guidelines for 35 U.S.C. 102 and 103 Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 2/16/2013
2013 Should Bring Clarity to Analysis of Settlements of Pharmaceutical Patent Litigation Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 2/15/2013
Textile Company Slams Furniture Manufacturer and Retailers with Copyright Infringement Suit Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/15/2013
BMI Strikes Again: Rome, GA Restaurant Target of 3rd Georgia Copyright Suit Filed in 3 Weeks Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/14/2013
Fighting Counterfeits in China – Light at the End of the Tunnel? Dickinson Wright PLLC 2/14/2013
Travel Spike, LLC Re-Files Service Mark Infringement and Cyberpiracy Complaint in Northern District of Georgia Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/11/2013
What Do We Do Now that the World Didn’t End in 2012? - Generic Top Level Domains McDermott Will & Emery 2/11/2013
Positioning a Finger Flap Between Cans in a Carton Is Non-Obvious McDermott Will & Emery 2/10/2013
Federal Circuit Addresses Pleading Standard for Design Patents Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/10/2013
Shaw Industries Files Declaratory Judgment Action Against Hershey Over KISSES® Trademarks Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/10/2013
FedEx Becomes Second Carrier to Deliver Patent Declaratory Judgment Complaint to Eclipse IP LLC Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/9/2013
Intellectual Property Infringement Lawsuit over Tablet-Docking Smartphones Opens New Front in Smartphone Wars Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/8/2013
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Publishes Pricing for Trademark Clearinghouse Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 2/8/2013
Patent Licenses Extend to Reissue Patents Unless Specifically Limited McDermott Will & Emery 2/7/2013
Failure to Raise Patent Validity Challenges in Breach of License Suit Precludes Later Invalidity and Misuse Claims McDermott Will & Emery 2/7/2013
Rare Federal Circuit Order to Impose Sanctions Against Patentee for Frivolous Claim Construction McDermott Will & Emery 2/7/2013
Terrorizing Patent Practitioners: Highlights from Oral Argument at the Supreme Court for Gunn v. Minton Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 2/7/2013
Third-Party Competitor Cannot Sue U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) Over Issued Patents McDermott Will & Emery 2/6/2013
Special Master Issues Report and Recommendation on Claim Construction in Sewer Nozzle Patent Case Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/6/2013
Court of Justice of European Union (CJEU) Holds that Territorial Borders of EU Member States Must Be Disregarded in Determining Use of Trademarks McDermott Will & Emery 2/6/2013
Alternative Defense to False Advertising Claim Carries the Day McDermott Will & Emery 2/5/2013
Time For Myriad To Fight Another Day - DNA Composition Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 2/5/2013
Obviousness Ruling Reversed for Failure to Analyze Why References Should Be Combined McDermott Will & Emery 2/5/2013
BMI and Music Publishers Launch Their Second Georgia Copyright Lawsuit in Six Days Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 2/5/2013
Intentional Infringement of Copyright with Knowledge of Copyright Owner’s Forum Supports Claim of Personal Jurisdiction McDermott Will & Emery 2/5/2013
Economic Espionage Act Exposed - re Converting a Trade Secret McDermott Will & Emery 2/5/2013
Generics Challenge to Crestor Patent Fails McDermott Will & Emery 2/4/2013
Market Definition Critical to Summary Judgment Determination in Casino Games Case McDermott Will & Emery 2/4/2013
Trade Secret Misappropriation: When An Insider Takes Your Trade Secrets With Them Raymond Law Group LLC 2/4/2013
Is that Mark Funny, Scandalous or Both? (Re: Trademarks) McDermott Will & Emery 2/4/2013
Once an “Ale House,” Always an “Ale House” - Trademark and Trade Dress Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 2/3/2013
Federal Circuit Affirms International Trade Commission (ITC) Jurisdiction for Non-Practicing Entities Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 2/3/2013
Once and for All, the Pooh Belongs to Disney - Disney's Trademark Rights McDermott Will & Emery 2/3/2013
AIA’s (American Invents Act's) False Marking Retroactive Provision is Constitutional McDermott Will & Emery 2/3/2013
Sanctioned Parties in Exceptional Cases Continue to Get Fresh Second Look from Federal Circuit McDermott Will & Emery 2/3/2013
The EU Agrees to a New, Unitary Patent System McDermott Will & Emery 2/3/2013
USPTO Releases Final Rules for Micro-Entity Status McDermott Will & Emery 2/2/2013
Supreme Court Confirms that Broad Covenant Not to Sue Negates Jurisdiction Over Counterclaims for Non-Infringement and Cancellation of Trademark McDermott Will & Emery 2/2/2013
Federal Circuit Expands Scope of Induced Infringement for Method Patents Dickinson Wright PLLC 2/2/2013
HIPAA/HITECH Omnibus Final Rule: Implications for Healthcare Research Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 2/2/2013
Federal Circuit Clarifies ITC Domestic Industry Requirement for Non-Practicing Entities McDermott Will & Emery 2/2/2013
Phase 3 of the America Invents Act: New Patent Laws Take Effect on March 16, 2013 Greenberg Traurig, LLP 2/2/2013
Permanent Injunctions on the Rise? McDermott Will & Emery 2/2/2013
Controversial Film “Escape From Tomorrow” Shows Need to Protect Intellectual Property Armstrong Teasdale 1/30/2013
European Parliament Approves EU Unitary Patent Rules Vedder Price 1/29/2013
Too Many Patents in US? We Only Rank 12th in Patents Per Capita Worldwide Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 1/29/2013
Vedder Price Helps Clarify the Rules on Induced Infringement Vedder Price 1/29/2013
ACLU Files Petitioners’ Brief in AMP v. Myriad Appeal Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 1/29/2013
IP Montetization Business Models Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 1/29/2013
Bratz-Mattel Doll Fight Ends Not with a Bang But a Whimper Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/29/2013
New EU Counterfeit Goods Regulation McDermott Will & Emery 1/28/2013
USPTO Provides Guidance on Webpages as Acceptable Specimens for Trademarks Vedder Price 1/28/2013
New Countries Join the International Trademark System (Madrid Protocol) Vedder Price 1/28/2013
Amazon Loses Gift Patent in European Patent Office "EPO" Opposition Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 1/28/2013
Kason Industries Sues Competitor Over Commercial Refrigeration and Restaurant Equipment Hardware Patent Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/28/2013
Top 10 Changes under the America Invents Act Vedder Price 1/27/2013
Getting the Most From Your Good Idea: The Importance of Intellectual Property Law for Innovators Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/27/2013
Thin Copyrights - Protected But Not Infringed Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/26/2013
BMI, Music Publishers Bring Copyright Suit Against Georgia Restaurant, Seeking Statutory Damages Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/25/2013
How Intellectual Property Can Help Solve the Nation's Electrical Grid Security Problems Parks IP Law LLC 1/25/2013
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Announces Changes to Most Patent Fees Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/25/2013
Enforcement Implications of Already, LLC v. Nike, Inc. Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1/25/2013
What to Consider Now Regarding the March 16, 2013 Patent Law Change Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 1/24/2013
Jewelry Design Theft Raised by Ronaldo Designer Jewelry Against Golden Stella in new Copyright Suit Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/24/2013
Banks and Credit Union Latest Targets of Joao Bock Transactional Systems, LLC Patent Suits Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/23/2013
Second Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Copyright Claim in Use of Images of "High-End" Furniture Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/21/2013
Life Sciences Company Obtains Dismissal of Shareholder Class Action Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP 1/21/2013
License Demand Letter Isn't Enough to Establish Personal Jurisdiction Over Patentee Defendant in a Declaratory Judgment Action Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/21/2013
How to Report a Data Breach in Connecticut Raymond Law Group LLC 1/21/2013
Preliminary Injunction: An Important Tool in Copyright Infringement Litigation Raymond Law Group LLC 1/20/2013
USPTO Publishes Final Rules for Micro-Entity Status and Fee Schedule Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 1/20/2013
Do Computer Fraud & Abuse Act Prosecutions Sometimes Go Too Far? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/18/2013
PTO Issues Notice on Improvement in Patent Application Quality – A Very Modest Proposal Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 1/17/2013
In a Rarely-Seen Joint-Effort in the Competition Arena, the DOJ and the USPTO Unite in Issuing a Policy Statement on Remedies Involving Standard Essential Patents Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 1/17/2013
Does the First Sale Rule Apply to Works Manufactured Outside the United States? Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 1/16/2013
Discovery of Accused Contributory and Vicarious Infringer’s Tax Returns and General Financial Information Denied for Lack of Assertion of Theory to Recover its Profits Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/16/2013
How Does Bankruptcy Affect Rights Under an Agreement Not to Sue on Patents? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 1/15/2013
Browserwrap Agreements May Fail to Protect from Cyberliability Raymond Law Group LLC 1/15/2013
Battle for the Beltline: Atlanta Beltline Sues Andrew Realty Group Over BELTLINE Domain Names Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/15/2013
Protecting the Individual from Data Breach Raymond Law Group LLC 1/14/2013
Small Business Especially Susceptible to Cyber Attacks Raymond Law Group LLC 1/13/2013
E-Z-GO Saved by Bad Case Law: Southern District of Georgia Court Denies Motion for Attorney Fees Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/13/2013
Section 102(g) Is Still Available as a Defense for Pre-AIA Patents McDermott Will & Emery 1/12/2013
The Wisconsin Court Of Appeals Finds A Duty To Defend Misappropriation Of Internet Advertising System von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 1/11/2013
Returning Fire: The Respondent's Brief and Several Supporting Amicus Curiae Briefs in Gunn v. Minton Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/11/2013
New Jersey District Court Decision Provides A New Reason for Copyright Owners to Register Early Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 1/11/2013
New Federal Statute Strengthens Trade Secret Protection Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 1/10/2013
Plaintiffs Affiliated with MR CHOW Restaurants Appeal to 11th Circuit in Lanham Act Case Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/9/2013
Supreme Court Denies Cert. in Sherley v. Sebelius Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 1/9/2013
Lawsuit Launched Over 2010 “The Godfather of Comedy” Show Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/9/2013
Talk to Chuck, but Not Here: Patent Case Against Charles Schwab & Co. Transferred to Northern District of California Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/8/2013
USPTO Announces Location of Dallas-Fort Worth Satellite Office Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/6/2013
Georgia Now Included in Brandywine Communications’ Patent Litigation “Suing Spree” Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/4/2013
Orion the Hunted: Claimed Author of E-Magazines, Blog, and Software Manual Sues Orion Restoration, LLC and Related Parties for Declaratory Judgment of Copyright Ownership and for Copyright Infringement Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/4/2013
Stripped of Controversial Provisions, Lame-Duck Patent Reform Heads to Obama's Desk Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 1/3/2013
Wrong Claim Construction Leads to Erroneous Infringement and Validity Findings McDermott Will & Emery 1/3/2013
Section 256 Inventorship Claim Does Not Accrue Until the Patent Issues McDermott Will & Emery 1/3/2013
Federal Circuit Rules It’s Own Standards Apply When Considering Preliminary Injunctions McDermott Will & Emery 1/2/2013
D.C. Circuit Holds Restitution Must Be Based on Loss of Victim, Not Defendant’s Gain McDermott Will & Emery 1/2/2013
Reissue Is Not Remedy to Terminal Disclaimer McDermott Will & Emery 1/2/2013
Lack of Striking Similarity Ends The Big C Copyright Infringement Action in the Ninth Circuit McDermott Will & Emery 1/1/2013
Pleading Unjust Enrichment Does Not Support a Claim for the Underlying Trade Secret Misappropriation McDermott Will & Emery 1/1/2013
Eleventh Circuit Raises its Glass to the Public Domain; Affirms Summary Judgment Entered Against Miller's Ale House on Trademark, Trade Dress, and Copyright Claims Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 1/1/2013
FTC Signals Stricter Stance on Injunctions for FRAND-Encumbered Patents McDermott Will & Emery 12/31/2012
Rare Finding of Non-Obviousness Based Solely on Secondary Considerations McDermott Will & Emery 12/31/2012
Patent Infringement Claims Not Precluded by Related Trademark Infringement Claims in Prior Suit McDermott Will & Emery 12/30/2012
Use of “TRADER” Marks and Domain Names Spark Lawsuit Asserting Trademark Infringement and Cyberpiracy Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/30/2012
Federal Circuit Mows Down Lower Court’s “Into Engagement with” Claim Construction McDermott Will & Emery 12/30/2012
Infringement of Method Claims Requires Proof of Actual Performance Rather than Mere Capability McDermott Will & Emery 12/30/2012
Six-Year-Long International Trade Commission "ITC" Investigation Concludes with Finding of Obviousness McDermott Will & Emery 12/30/2012
Preliminary Testing of Medical Devices in Animals Enables Their Use in Humans - Patent Law Issues McDermott Will & Emery 12/30/2012
40-Year Delay Smacks Down Monetary Damages, but Not Permanent Injunction, in Fraternity and Sorority Trademark Suit Against Paddle Manufacturer McDermott Will & Emery 12/29/2012
11th Circuit Sua Sponte Vacates and Replaces Earlier Opinion in Lanham Act Case, but “Harmless Error” Doctrine Preserves Original Result Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/29/2012
Walker Process Standing Affirmed for Direct Purchaser Antitrust Plaintiffs McDermott Will & Emery 12/29/2012
Top Ten Biotech IP Stories of 2012 Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 12/28/2012
Diagnostic Claims For Assessing the Risk of Down’s Syndrome Are Not Patent Eligible McDermott Will & Emery 12/28/2012
Trademark Infringement Action Asserted by James and Laurie Williams Against Columbus Bar Association Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/28/2012
Opening Shots in Gunn v. Minton: The Petitioner's Brief and Several Amici Curiae Briefs in Support Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 12/28/2012
Northern District of Georgia Dismisses Copyright and State Law Claims Brought by Master Mind Music, Inc. Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/27/2012
Another Shoe Drops in Washington: Ninth Circuit Expands Personal Jurisdiction over Willful Copyright Infringers Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/22/2012
In re Rosuvastatin Calcium Patent Litigation – Making “Therasense” out of Confusion Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 12/21/2012
Protect Your Valuable Brands McDermott Will & Emery 12/21/2012
Trademark Infringement Action Asserted by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists against Antonine X. Brown Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/20/2012
Joint DOJ-FTC Workshop Explores Competitive Impact of Patent Assertion Entities McDermott Will & Emery 12/17/2012
Human Augmentation: A Bioethical Implication Analysis of Cybernetics, Nanotechnology, and Upgrades to the Human Body Southern University Law Center 12/17/2012
Not Taking it Lying Down: Lawsuit Launched over MATTRESS SAFE® Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/15/2012
Causal Nexus for P.I. Means the Accused Infringement Drives Consumer Demand McDermott Will & Emery 12/13/2012
Keeping Counterfeits Out of Your Christmas Stockings Dickinson Wright PLLC 12/13/2012
Common Patent for European Union Adopted Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 12/13/2012
Supreme Court to Decide "Pay for Delay" Antitrust Case Involving Generic Drugs Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/12/2012
“When you assume, you make an …” : Echoes From Oscar Wilde In Luster Products, Inc. v. John M. Van Zandt d/b/a Vanza USA, Opposition No. 91202788 (TTAB 11/28/2012) Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 12/12/2012
New Concerns Over Product Liability Risk for Trademark Licensors Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 12/12/2012
Best Mode Defense’s Last Stand McDermott Will & Emery 12/11/2012
VitalStim and Three Others Assert Infringement of Four Patents Against eSwallow USA Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/11/2012
U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on “Pay-for-Delay” Antitrust Issue McDermott Will & Emery 12/11/2012
Zac Brown Band's Guitar Strap Flap Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/11/2012
China Foreign Investment: Measures to Accredit the Qualified Key Software Enterprises and Integrated Circuit Design Enterprises 五部委联合发布《国家规划布局内重点软件企业和集成电路设计企业认定管理试行办法》 (08/09/2012) Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/11/2012
Trademark Infringement Action Asserted by Clark Equipment Company against Nighthawk Machinery, LLC Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/10/2012
Limits on the Use of the Disclosure-Dedication Rule Under Doctrine of Equivalents McDermott Will & Emery 12/10/2012
David Can Beat Goliath in the Trademark World… Just Ask Mixed Chicks! Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/10/2012
Patentees Can File DJ Actions, Too: Complaint in Middle District of GA Provides Example Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/10/2012
America Invents Act - Limitation on Joinder Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 12/9/2012
Rehearing of Decision Affirming PTO Invalidity Finding Denied, Even After Upholding District Court Validity Finding McDermott Will & Emery 12/9/2012
Alleged Exclusive Licensee of PRENATE® Trademarks Sues for Infringement Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/9/2012
“PARIS” Is Misdescriptive of Goods Designed in Miami and Manufactured in Asia McDermott Will & Emery 12/9/2012
America Invents Act - Prior User Commercial Rights Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 12/9/2012
Clark Equipment Company Brings Anticybersquatting Case Involving its BOBCAT® Trademarks Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/8/2012
America Invents Act - Best Mode Removed as a Defense Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 12/8/2012
Is Your House Designer Creative or a Copier? Judge Finds an Issue of Fact Whether a House Design Infringed on a Previous Designer’s Copyright Varnum LLP 12/7/2012
How Do You or Don’t You State a Case for A Declaratory Judgment in a Trademark Dispute? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/7/2012
Pharmaceutical Patent Transfers Subject to the Hart Scott Rodino Act (HSR Act): Increased Review Raises Importance of Valuation Greenberg Traurig, LLP 12/6/2012
D.C. Circuit: Restitution Order Must Involve Victim’s Loss, Not Defendant’s Gain Ifrah Law 12/5/2012
Acceleron Asserts its '021 Patent Against Dell, Inc. Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/5/2012
The Patentability of Isolated DNA Will be Decided by the Supreme Court Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 12/4/2012
Alien v. Predator; Who Prevails in Copyright Dispute? McDermott Will & Emery 12/4/2012
Supreme Court Grants Myriad’s Petition for Cert. Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 12/3/2012
“The Librarian” Makes Noise: Copyright Claims Included in Multi-Count Complaint Detailing Split Between LLC Members Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 12/3/2012
Another Voting Machine Controversy in Florida? (This Time It’s about Patent Infringement) McDermott Will & Emery 12/3/2012
A Carrier Is Not a Country McDermott Will & Emery 12/3/2012
New USPTO Dallas-Fort Worth Regional Satellite Office Finds Home in Downtown Dallas Location Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 12/3/2012
What Did You Say? $31 Million Awarded for Infringement of Hearing Aid Patent McDermott Will & Emery 12/3/2012
FTC Commissioners Disagree on Limits of Section 5 Applicability to Conduct Not Otherwise Covered by Antitrust Laws Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 12/1/2012
Is It Time to Take a New Look at Appellate Review of PTO Claim Construction? McDermott Will & Emery 11/30/2012
3form Files New Suit Over Design Patents, Utility Patents, and Trademark Relating to its Architectural Panels Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/30/2012
Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Gray-Market Copyright Case McDermott Will & Emery 11/30/2012
Transitional Program for Covered Business Method Patents under the America Invents Act Andrews Kurth 11/30/2012
Trademark Infringement Asserted by American Deli against Boa Cho Corporation in Franchise Termination Case Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/29/2012
Georgia is a New Battleground for the Self-Proclaimed “Original Copyright Troll” Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/28/2012
USPTO Director Kappos Resigns Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 11/27/2012
Lululemon and Calvin Klein Settle Yoga Pants Design Litigation Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/27/2012
Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Drug Maker Fails Because “Off-Guideline” Marketing Does Not Constitute “Off-Label” Marketing Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/27/2012
QVC and Two Florida-Based Corporations Sued for Patent and Trade Dress Infringement Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/27/2012
Online Retailers Not Immune From Trademark Infringement Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/26/2012
Declaratory Judgment Action Filed Over Trailer Hitch Products Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/26/2012
Agreeing to License Standard-Essential Patents on RAND Terms May Bar Foreign Injunctive Relief McDermott Will & Emery 11/26/2012
Acacia Subsidiary Automated Facilities Management Corporation Files Patent Suit Against Ventyx Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/26/2012
Obviousness-Type Double Patenting Requires a Reason to Modify with a Reasonable Expectation of Success McDermott Will & Emery 11/25/2012
No Permanent Injunction if Plaintiff and Defendant Did Not Directly Compete; Ongoing Royalty to Be Applied Instead McDermott Will & Emery 11/25/2012
Trademark Infringement Asserted in Complaint by Warmtone Corp. d/b/a WebWire Against Brittany Race for Use of Marks WEBWIRE and GOWEBWIRE Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/25/2012
Knowledge of a Reference’s Materiality Does Not Prove a Deliberate Decision of Non-Disclosure McDermott Will & Emery 11/25/2012
Perkinelmer v. Intema – Biomarker Claims Not Patent Eligible Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 11/25/2012
Home-Field (Venue) Advantage: Being the First-to-File Does Not Always Win the Race Varnum LLP 11/24/2012
Federal Circuit Affirms Finding of Obviousness in DNA Patent Application McDermott Will & Emery 11/24/2012
The Federal Circuit Finds Declaratory Judgment Jurisdiction Exists Only with Immediacy and Reality McDermott Will & Emery 11/24/2012
Broad Reading of Executory Contract when Trademark License Obligations Are Unfulfilled McDermott Will & Emery 11/24/2012
Counterfeit Merchandise Sales Result in Summary Judgment of Infringement, but Not of “Trademark Counterfeiting”; Middle District of GA Clarifies Statutory Damages Standards Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/24/2012
Domain Names and the First Amendment: The Latest Word Ifrah Law 11/23/2012
What's The "Best" Trademark? Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/23/2012
FTC Revises “Green Guides” Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/23/2012
Overhead Door Corporation Distributor Asserts Unfair Competition Claim Against Atlanta-Area Garage Door Company Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/22/2012
U.S. District Court Finds the USPTO is Improperly Calculating Patent Term Adjustment Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 11/22/2012
Evolutionism vs. Creationism Battle Over Trademark Rights Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 11/21/2012
Proposed Remedies in the Midst of the Patent Wars: EU and US Antitrust Watchdogs Push to Strengthen FRAND in Standard Setting McDermott Will & Emery 11/21/2012
3Form and Meridien Accents Settle Architectural Wall Design Patent Action Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/21/2012
Edwards Lifesciences v. Corevalve – Pig Valve Implants Enabling Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 11/20/2012
Update: Watson Pharmaceuticals Responds to FTC's Petition for Supreme Court Review of "Pay for Delay" Case; 31 States File Amici Curiae Brief Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/19/2012
Patent Term Adjustment Update - Exelixis v. Kappos Armstrong Teasdale 11/19/2012
A Licensee Can Sometimes Bear the Burden of Proof on Non-Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 11/18/2012
Recent Disposition of Atlanta Division Cases Covered in Prior Posts Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/17/2012
Prior Art’s Disclosure of Result-Effective Variables that Overlap Claimed Ranges Is Sufficient to Support a Finding of Obviousness McDermott Will & Emery 11/17/2012
Mark Rice d/b/a Games to Remember Initiates Three Suits, Asserting Infringement of Funky Monkeys® Trademark Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC 11/16/2012
China, Other Nations Need to Crack Down on Software Piracy Ifrah Law 11/16/2012
Bard v. Gore: Joint Inventors or Just One? Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 11/16/2012
Is “Air Force 1” Dismissal Grounded? Dickinson Wright PLLC 11/16/2012
The Federal Circuit Finds that Section 282 Is Not a Safety Net to Protect Against Failure to Disclosure Relevant Information During Discovery McDermott Will & Emery 11/15/2012
A Recall Notice Directed to “6 Hour” Energy Shots Could Constitute False Advertising McDermott Will & Emery 11/14/2012
Court Determines U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Is Undercalculating Patent Term Adjustments Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 11/14/2012
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Does Not Dive into the Turbulent Waters of the Supreme Court’s Stream of Commerce Debate 11/13/2012
The Eleventh Circuit Finds No Fraud on the PTO Where Declarant Had No Personal Knowledge of Use of Similar Marks McDermott Will & Emery 11/12/2012
District Court Holds Filing of Request for Continued Examination Does Not Reduce Patent Term Adjustment Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 11/10/2012
Patent War Between St. Jude Medical and Volcano Has Mixed Results Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 11/8/2012
Protecting Trade Secrets Before, During and After Litigation: A Book Review The National Law Review / The National Law Forum LLC 11/8/2012
Re-Election of Obama Keeps Patent Law and Policy on Track Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 11/7/2012
For a Product to Be “Derived from” Another, It Must Copy Novel Aspects of the Original Product McDermott Will & Emery 11/7/2012
Voter Verified Decision Elaborates on Internet Publication Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 11/6/2012
Monsanto v. Bowman to Be Heard at the Supreme Court McDermott Will & Emery 11/5/2012
Patents Not Obvious Due to a Lack of Motivation to Combine Prior Art McDermott Will & Emery 11/5/2012
Fifth Circuit Looks to Totality of Parties’ Conduct to Determine Implied License McDermott Will & Emery 11/4/2012
No Compulsory License for Internet Streaming McDermott Will & Emery 11/4/2012
Eleventh Circuit Holds Not All “Internet” Distribution Is Worldwide Publication, Giving Rise to a United States Work McDermott Will & Emery 11/3/2012
Eighth Circuit Approves Damages Against Individual Music Downloader McDermott Will & Emery 11/2/2012
A Public Icon: Marilyn Monroe Estate Loses Appeal for Publicity Rights McDermott Will & Emery 11/2/2012
Judge’s Ruling on Antitrust Complaint Has Implications Far Beyond the .xxx Domain Ifrah Law 11/2/2012
Thou Shall Describe a Reason for Negative Claim Limitations McDermott Will & Emery 11/2/2012
Google and Rosetta Stone Settle AdWords Trademark Infringement Suit 11/2/2012
Chuck Yeager’s Right of Publicity Suit Will No Longer Fly in the Ninth Circuit McDermott Will & Emery 11/1/2012
Abandonment and Revival of U.S. Patent Application Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 11/1/2012
Best Practices for Transparent Cause Marketing - New York Attorney General Issues New Guidelines Greenberg Traurig, LLP 11/1/2012
U.S. Supreme Court Hears Arguments in the First Sale Case Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 11/1/2012
Federal Circuit Side-Steps Issue of Whether False Affidavit Is Per Se Material Under Therasense McDermott Will & Emery 11/1/2012
Trolls: Unlike Zombies, They Want Your Money Not Your Brains Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 11/1/2012
Business Plans/Pitches and Intellectual Property Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/31/2012
Preparing to Deal with Digital’s Looming Dark Side Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 10/31/2012
What's in a Name? Everything! Dickinson Wright PLLC 10/31/2012
Do You Monitor Use of “Copyleft” Open Source? Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 10/28/2012
Abandonment and Revival of U.S. Patent Application Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/27/2012
Report From an Energized WIPO Conference in Geneva Ifrah Law 10/26/2012
U.S. “First to File” Patent System and Strategic Use of Provisional Patent Applications for Small Businesses Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 10/25/2012
Is Continued Employment Enough to Uphold Invention Assignment Agreements? Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 10/25/2012
The Reputational Risk and IT Relationship Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 10/21/2012
Court Decision in Sony PlayStation Data Breach Case Places Burden on Plaintiffs to Allege Actual Damages Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/18/2012
Concentration Range Claims Cannot Be Narrowly Construed to Preserve Validity McDermott Will & Emery 10/16/2012
Did you know? October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/16/2012
The Scope of Safe Harbor Provision Under § 271(e)(1) Expands McDermott Will & Emery 10/15/2012
Exceptional Case: All or Nothing At All? McDermott Will & Emery 10/14/2012
En Banc Court Deeply Divided on Divided Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 10/13/2012
Domestic Industry Based on Licensing Exists Independently of Domestic Industry Based on Articles Protected by Patent Made in the United States McDermott Will & Emery 10/12/2012
Court Denies Motion to Dismiss Declaratory Judgment Action in Trademark Dispute Involving Alticor Varnum LLP 10/12/2012
The Gain Act: Providing Additional Market Exclusivity for Antibiotics to Treat Drug-Resistant Infections Schiff Hardin LLP 10/12/2012
Same Claim Terms Used In Related Patents Have the Same Meaning McDermott Will & Emery 10/12/2012
Federal Circuit to Address Computer-Implemented Inventions En Banc Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 10/11/2012
Pattern Designs on US Navy Uniforms and Fabric Are Non-Functional Protected Trademarks 10/11/2012
A Range of Possible Dates for Alleged Prior Art Does Not Satisfy Standard of Clear and Convincing Evidence for Proving Invalidity McDermott Will & Emery 10/10/2012
Gunning for the Supreme Court: A "Substantial" Case "Arising" from Texas That Means More Than You Think! Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 10/10/2012
Stream of Commerce Contacts Insufficient to Maintain Personal Jurisdiction McDermott Will & Emery 10/10/2012
Patentability of Obvious Variants of Derived Knowledge Under the AIA Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 10/9/2012
The Federal Circuit Continues to Make Inequitable Conduct More Difficult to Prove 10/9/2012
Trademark Protects “Color of Passion” Used on Soles of Women’s High-Fashion Designer Footwear, Except if Shoe Itself Is Red McDermott Will & Emery 10/9/2012
Broadening Reissue Cannot Be Used to Remove Claimed Features Relied Upon in Prosecution Arguments McDermott Will & Emery 10/9/2012
Supreme Court to Review Monsanto v. Bowman Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 10/8/2012
Total Investments in Entire Licensing Program Cannot Establish Domestic Industry Absent Evidence Establishing Portion of Investments that Have a Nexus to Asserted Patents McDermott Will & Emery 10/8/2012
Retail Did You Know? Court of Appeals Expands Inducement for Patent Infringeme​nt Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/8/2012
Implicit Jury Findings Are Binding McDermott Will & Emery 10/8/2012
IP: A boon for patent trolls Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 10/8/2012
USPTO Releases Final Rules for Declarations and Derivation Procedures and Proposed Fee Schedule McDermott Will & Emery 10/7/2012
Copyright Protection for Architect’s Expression McDermott Will & Emery 10/7/2012
IP: Phase 2 implementation of the America Invents Act provides new “patent attack” tools Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 10/5/2012
IP Law: The who, what, and how of indemnification provisions Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 10/5/2012
Court Must Consider Patent Owner’s Remedies in Terms of Future Infringements McDermott Will & Emery 10/5/2012
A Casebook Example of Evidentiary Rulings that Cause “Wasteful Litigation” McDermott Will & Emery 10/5/2012
Service Mark Cancelled Because Services Listed in the Registration Were Not “Good in Trade” McDermott Will & Emery 10/4/2012
Plants Found in the Wild Are Not Patentable McDermott Will & Emery 10/3/2012
FERC Forms New Office to Focus on Cybersecurity Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 10/3/2012
What Doesn’t Kill Me, Makes Me Stronger—Surviving Allegations of Copyright Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 10/3/2012
Web-Linking Is Not Necessarily Copying McDermott Will & Emery 10/3/2012
Update: S. 3523 Passes U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 10/3/2012
Prometheus Redux: Patentability of Isolated DNA Sequences Are Patentable Subject Matter McDermott Will & Emery 10/3/2012
Gossip Mag’s “Fair Use” Claim in Publishing a Celebrity’s Wedding Photos Rejected McDermott Will & Emery 10/2/2012
Holy Infringement!—Noncommercial Infringement Is Not Fair Use McDermott Will & Emery 10/2/2012
§ 301(a) of Copyright Act Creates Complete Preemption McDermott Will & Emery 10/2/2012
Trademarks And Bankruptcy: Seventh Circuit Provides Lifeline For Trademark Licensees Confronting Licensor Bankruptcy Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 10/1/2012
Patent Wars: EU’s Top Regulator Takes Front Line Position McDermott Will & Emery 10/1/2012
Not Every Magazine Use Is Fair McDermott Will & Emery 10/1/2012
Lack of Enablement Snares Patent’s Open-Ended Claim Scope McDermott Will & Emery 10/1/2012
Entire Market Value Rule–R.I.P.? McDermott Will & Emery 9/30/2012
Design Protection Bill Sent On for Senate Vote Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/29/2012
Cyber Attacks Hit Major Banks. Is Your Business Next? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 9/28/2012
Personalized Medicine Takes Off While Diagnostic Assays are Grounded Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/26/2012
Federal Circuit Knocks Outside the Box’s Inequitable Conduct Charges Out of the Box Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/26/2012
Akami/McKesson Decision Re-defines Induced Infringement Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/26/2012
Strategy and Tactics: Knowing The Difference In Patent Portfolio Creation Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/25/2012
Are Software Patents Different or are Programmers Different?: Breaking the Deadlock Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/25/2012
Israel’s Guidelines for Examining Software Patents Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/24/2012
Appellate Court Ruling Permits Continued NIH Funding of Embryonic Stem Cell Research Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/24/2012
Singular Claim Terms Are Plural in Scope Unless There Is Clear Intent to the Contrary McDermott Will & Emery 9/24/2012
An Intellectual Property Law Update: The Cost Of An Illegal Download Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/22/2012
The Federal Circuit’s Recent “Safe Harbor” Ruling Could Impact Biosimilars Drug Development Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 9/22/2012
Are Biosimilars the Next Generation of Small Drug Manufacturers? Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 9/21/2012
S. 3523: Louboutin, Lululemon, and Fashion Design: Finally Getting Some Respect? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/21/2012
App Developers Beware: FTC and Congress Are Watching Your Claims, Privacy Issues Ifrah Law 9/21/2012
Libya Loses Court Battle Over Its Own ‘Libyan Embassy’ Trademark Ifrah Law 9/20/2012
Further to the “Copying from the Internet” Issue….. Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/20/2012
A123 Announces Technology Advance Varnum LLP 9/20/2012
America Invents Act Implementation of Rules Relating to the Inventor Oath or Declaration for Patent Applications Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 9/19/2012
Red Letter Case: Second Circuit Upholds Color as a Protectable Mark Armstrong Teasdale 9/18/2012
Confusing Similarity Goes to the Dogs McDermott Will & Emery 9/18/2012
1st Media, LLC v. Electronic Arts, Inc. – Specific Intent Means Specific Intent Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 9/18/2012
A Red-Leather Day: Giving Single Color Trademarks in the Fashion Industry a Little Sole Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 9/17/2012
When Can You Claim A Color As Your Trademark? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/17/2012
ICO Guidance on Deleting Personal Data Under the Data Protection Act Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/16/2012
District Court Power to Enjoin Improper Use Code Is Limited McDermott Will & Emery 9/15/2012
Let the Jury Decide Trade Secret Misappropriation Claim McDermott Will & Emery 9/14/2012
Louboutin Wins Round Two Against Yves Saint Laurent in Fight Over Red Soles Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/14/2012
Trade Secret Misappropriations Accusations Are Not Proof of a Habit McDermott Will & Emery 9/13/2012
The U.S. Government Supports Textbook Publisher in First Sale Case Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/13/2012
An “Application” Under § 135(b)(2) Includes Earlier Effective Filings Under § 120 McDermott Will & Emery 9/12/2012
Statements Made During Reexamination Can Be Used to Limit Claim Scope McDermott Will & Emery 9/12/2012
The Other Shoe Drops: Appeals Court Saves But Trims Louboutin Red Sole Trademark Schiff Hardin LLP 9/12/2012
Red Letter Case: Second Circuit Upholds Color as a Protectable Mark Armstrong Teasdale 9/12/2012
Sanctions Award Without Fees Not Appealable McDermott Will & Emery 9/10/2012
Statutory Provision on Royalty Judges Violates Appointments Clause McDermott Will & Emery 9/10/2012
Court of Appeals Expands Inducement for Patent Infringement Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 9/10/2012
Federal Circuit Signals Acceptance of Fairness Balancing in Determining Scope of Privilege Waiver McDermott Will & Emery 9/10/2012
Video Interview: Discussing Sony BMG Music Entertainment v. Tenenbaum with LXBN TV Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/10/2012
Akamai Technologies, Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc.: Federal Circuit Makes Proving Induced Infringement Easier Armstrong Teasdale 9/9/2012
Betting on the NFL Goes on Trial (Part 3) Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 9/9/2012
Repeated Failures to Comply with Discovery Warrant Sanctions Against Counsel McDermott Will & Emery 9/9/2012
FTC to Mobile App Developers: Get Privacy Right from the Start Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/9/2012
No-Challenge Clauses Do Not Bar Later Challenges to Patent Validity McDermott Will & Emery 9/9/2012
Two Circuits Conclude that Automatic Bankruptcy Stay Does Not Prevent Continuation of an Infringement Action of Trademarks McDermott Will & Emery 9/7/2012
FTC Issues Privacy Guidance to Mobile App Developers Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 9/7/2012
The U.S. Supreme Court Grants Cert to Decide Scope of First Sale Doctrine Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/7/2012
Federal Circuit Reaffirms the Patentability of Isolated DNA in Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 9/7/2012
Liability for Inducing Infringement Does Not Require a Single Entity Direct Infringer Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/7/2012
Starting Competing Enterprise While Employed Can Mean Trouble Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 9/7/2012
Walking the Red Carpet May Negate Rights of Publicity Claims McDermott Will & Emery 9/6/2012
Federal Circuit Resurrects ‘Induced Infringement;’ Narrows ‘Joint Infringement Defense’ Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 9/6/2012
Akamai/McKesson Decided– Implications for Personalized Medicine Patents Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 9/6/2012
Are Your Trade Secrets at Risk? Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 9/6/2012
The FDA Proposes New Rule on Unique Medical Device Identification and Marking Requirements Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 9/6/2012
Increased European Patent Protection Following a Landmark Ruling on Supplementary Protection Certificates McDermott Will & Emery 9/5/2012
Continued Employment Is Sufficient Consideration for IP Assignment Agreements McDermott Will & Emery 9/5/2012
Prior Art Publications Entitled to Presumption of Enablement McDermott Will & Emery 9/4/2012
Prometheus Rising: In Bancorp, the Battle Between “Claim” and “Inventive Concept” Continues McDermott Will & Emery 9/4/2012
Federal Circuit to Hear En Banc Issue of Jurisdiction Over Determinations of Liability Where Damages and Willfulness Issues Not Yet Addressed McDermott Will & Emery 9/3/2012
ITC Proposes Rule Changes to Section 337 Practice McDermott Will & Emery 9/3/2012
USPTO Releases Proposed Rules for Implementation of AIA McDermott Will & Emery 9/3/2012
Patent Reform – What You Need to Know for the Approaching September 16, 2012 Implementation Date Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 9/2/2012
Politician Settling Case for Unauthorized Use of Music at Campaign Events Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 9/2/2012
On Remand, Federal Circuit Spreads Mayo on Myriad Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/30/2012
New America Invents Act Provisions Set to Become Effective in September 2012 Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/29/2012
The Federal Circuit Will Decide if a Damages Trial or Decision on Willfulness Is Required Before a Judgment of Patent Infringement Can Be Appealed 8/28/2012
Are You Willing to Pay $22,500 to Download A Song? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/28/2012
Another Loss for the Robinson-Patman Act Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/26/2012
Federal Circuit Breathes Life Back Into DNA Patents McDermott Will & Emery 8/24/2012
Nuclear Regulator Announces Temporary Suspension of Licensing Decisions McDermott Will & Emery 8/23/2012
FTC Proposes to Expand Types of Patent Licenses Reportable Under the HSR Act Schiff Hardin LLP 8/22/2012
Should Section 8 Affidavits of Continued Use be filed at Year Three? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/22/2012
Patent Eligible Inventions Fowler White Boggs P.A. 8/22/2012
7th Circuit: Trademark Owners in Bankruptcy Cannot Revoke License Agreements Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 8/21/2012
Legal Challenge To ICM Registry’s and ICANN’s .XXX gTLD Continues – What Are The Implications For Other gTLD Applicants? 8/20/2012
Fraudulent Notices Directed to Owners of Trademark Registrations on the Rise Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 8/20/2012
FTC’s Proposed Rules Would Generate More HSR Filings for Transfers of Pharmaceutical Patent Rights McDermott Will & Emery 8/19/2012
PTO Issues Final Rulemaking for Covered Business Method Patent Review Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 8/18/2012
Just Because You Can Copy It Does Not Mean That You May Copy It Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/17/2012
New Global Initiatives to Accelerate Examination of Cleantech Patent Applications Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 8/16/2012
Judicial Estoppel Bars Flip-Flop Within the Same Case as to Ownership of Patents McDermott Will & Emery 8/16/2012
Proposed Rules for Implementing the First-Inventor-to-File Provisions of the America Invents Act Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 8/16/2012
The Federal Circuit Withdraws Its Prior Holding Concerning the Appealability of Issues that Are “Noticed” but Not Reviewed by the ITC McDermott Will & Emery 8/15/2012
Google Search Results Will Reflect Repeated Copyright Infringement Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/14/2012
Third Circuit Provides Friendly Environment for FTC and Plaintiffs Challenging Certain Patent Litigation Settlements Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP 8/14/2012
Halftime Score: Artist 1; ’Bama 0 McDermott Will & Emery 8/14/2012
A Sticky Situation—Secondary Considerations Require NEXUS to the Claimed Invention McDermott Will & Emery 8/13/2012
FBI Expands Right to Use Anti-Piracy Warning Seal Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 8/13/2012
“Clear and Convincing” Is the Standard for Obviousness No Matter What McDermott Will & Emery 8/13/2012
Non-Consumer Confusion May Factor into “Likelihood of Confusion” Analysis McDermott Will & Emery 8/12/2012
Posner to Apple/Motorola: No Damages, No Injunction, No Trial McDermott Will & Emery 8/12/2012
More Comments? ICANN Extends Public Comment Period For An Additional 45 Days 8/11/2012
Prior Art's Disclosure of a Preferred Embodiment Does Not “Teach Away” from Inferior Alternatives McDermott Will & Emery 8/11/2012
Federal Trade Commission Sends Strong Message with $22.5 Million Google Settlement Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/10/2012
Private Challenges to Reverse Payment Settlement Allowed to Go Forward 8/10/2012
Global Initiatives to Accelerate Examination of Cleantech Patent Applications Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 8/9/2012
Recent California Case Highlights Standards for Trade Secret Misappropriation Cases Greenberg Traurig, LLP 8/7/2012
Domain Name Administrator Is Not a Domain Name Registry for Jurisdictional Purposes McDermott Will & Emery 8/6/2012
Cybersecurity Act of 2012 Fails in Senate — ” A moment of disappointment…” Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 8/6/2012
Alleged Breach of Implied-in-Fact Contract for Use of a Television Show Idea Not Preempted by Copyright Act McDermott Will & Emery 8/5/2012
A Substantial Non-Infringing Use Does Not Preclude a Finding of Inducement McDermott Will & Emery 8/5/2012
USPTO Issues Interim Examination Procedure for Subject-Matter Eligibility Analysis Under Prometheus McDermott Will & Emery 8/4/2012
Is the Second-Hand Sale of Software Licenses Allowed in Europe? McDermott Will & Emery 8/3/2012
Direct Licenses Should Be Considered in Determining Reasonable Royalty for Performing Rights Organizations McDermott Will & Emery 8/3/2012
Second Circuit Ruling May Have Important Consequences for Drafting Licensing, Settlement and Other Agreements Containing ‘Covenants Not to Sue’ Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 8/3/2012
Ex-Guitarist Must KISS Royalties Goodbye to Satisfy Judgment McDermott Will & Emery 8/2/2012
What Is an “Abstract Idea”? Who’s on First? What’s on Second? McDermott Will & Emery 8/1/2012
“Application Denied”- Prometheus In Action Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 7/30/2012
Sunbeam Decision Gives a Ray of Hope to Intellectual Property Licensees Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/27/2012
Challenging Competitors’ Patents Before They Issue: New Rule Outlines How to Submit Evidence Against Pending Patent Applications Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 7/26/2012
The Latest, but Perhaps Not Last, Word on the Pleading Requirements for Direct and Indirect Infringement 7/26/2012
Are Genes Patentable? Myriad Revisited Schiff Hardin LLP 7/25/2012
Bankruptcy Trustee’s Trademark License Rejection Does Not Revoke Licensee Rights Under Prepetition Agreement with Debtor Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/25/2012
Oral Arguments Heard By Federal Circuit in Myriad Gene Patent Case Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 7/25/2012
The Fate of the Music Industry is Jeopardized by Copyright Decision Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 7/24/2012
In Praise of Toby Flenderson: Data Privacy as a Function of HR Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/23/2012
FDA Issues Proposed Rule on Unique Medical Device Identification Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/23/2012
PTO Rules on Pre-issuance Submissions by Third Parties Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 7/23/2012
Know thy vendor’s vendor….. Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/22/2012
The FDA Safety and Innovation Act: Much More Than Just User Fees Barnes & Thornburg LLP 7/21/2012
Patent Office Finalizes Rules on Preissuance Submissions by Third Parties Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/21/2012
Proposed Legislation Seeks to Expand Protection for Trade Secrets Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/19/2012
Exit the Dragon: Tenth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Cybersquatting Claim on Bruce Lee’s “Jeet Kune Do” Mark Brought by Non-Owner Martial Arts Instructor McDermott Will & Emery 7/17/2012
Why Myriad Should Drop Its Appeal Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 7/17/2012
Postal Service Must Pay Reasonable Royalty for Copyright Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 7/17/2012
Massachusetts Amends Its Drug and Device Marketing Law Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 7/16/2012
DOJ, FTC Testimony Before Congress Indicates Enforcement Focus on Standard-Essential Patents and Concern over ITC Exclusion Orders McDermott Will & Emery 7/16/2012
Supreme Court confirms that generic drug manufacturers can challenge brand-name use-code descriptions in patent litigation Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP 7/16/2012
Computer Passwords: Yahoo Users Like Ninjas, Princesses and Sunshine Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 7/16/2012
Hershey Thinks Outside the Box (or the Candy Wrapper) in Seeking Trademark Protection for a Product Shape Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/15/2012
Avoid a “Heart Attack”: Promptly Register Your Trademarks Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/14/2012
Board’s Invalidity Finding Is Affirmed, Notwithstanding District Court’s Prior Validity Ruling McDermott Will & Emery 7/14/2012
The European Patent Office: A Helpful Guide for Inventors Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 7/12/2012
Party Seeking Preliminary Injunction Must Demonstrate a Nexus Between the Patented Feature and the Consumers’ Decision to Purchase Its Product McDermott Will & Emery 7/12/2012
PTO Guidelines for Process Claims Involving Laws of Nature Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 7/11/2012
Ambiguous Incorporation-by-Reference Language Breaks Continuity Link McDermott Will & Emery 7/11/2012
“In Leukemia Treatment, Glimpses of the Future” of Medicine and IP Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 7/11/2012
The Myriad Decision in the U.S. Supreme Court Andrews Kurth 7/11/2012
Patent Trends (or Lack thereof) in Green Energy Technology Andrews Kurth 7/11/2012
Foreign Defendants Cannot Avoid Personal Jurisdiction in One District by Consenting to Personal Jurisdiction in Another McDermott Will & Emery 7/10/2012
Federal Circuit Affirms Jury Verdict of Invalidity Based on On-Sale Bar and Public Use McDermott Will & Emery 7/10/2012
Secondary Considerations Evidence Must Be Considered Before a Court Reaches a Decision on Obviousness McDermott Will & Emery 7/9/2012
The “Internet Doomsday” Virus Resurfaces Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 7/9/2012
Twombly and Iqbal Redux; Form 18 Is the Pleading Standard for Direct Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 7/9/2012
The Final Curtain Call? Not Quite Yet New Standard of Review for Willfulness McDermott Will & Emery 7/8/2012
Supreme Court Invites Solicitor General’s View on “Safe Harbor” of the Hatch-Waxman Act Schiff Hardin LLP 7/6/2012
USPTO Opens a Satellite Patent Office in Dallas Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 7/5/2012
New Generic Top Level Domain Names Top Three Steps to Take Today Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 7/3/2012
One Less Copyright Issue to Worry About at the Gym Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 7/2/2012
Brand Owners Take Note: gTLD Applications Revealed, Comment Period Begins Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 6/29/2012
Willful Infringement Will Now Be Harder to Prove 6/29/2012
Perfecting Security Interests in Intellectual Property… Not as Obvious as You Might Think Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/28/2012
“Obamacare” Survives – Including Path to Generic Biologicals Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 6/28/2012
Lilly Files Amicus Brief in Myriad Remand – With Friends Like This… Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 6/28/2012
FTC: Collecting and Selling Data Mined from Social Media Sites Covered by FCRA McDermott Will & Emery 6/27/2012
Federal Circuit Passes Torch From Juries to Judges for Willful Infringement Determinations 6/25/2012
BYOD: The Risks of Bring Your Own Device to Work Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 6/23/2012
Drug and Device Development Outsourcing Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 6/23/2012
New European Consumer Agenda to be Observed and Adopted by Businesses McDermott Will & Emery 6/23/2012
Mobile Problems? The Bring Your Own Device to Work Movement Dinsmore & Shohl LLP 6/22/2012
Functional Software Elements Not Copyrightable Fowler White Boggs P.A. 6/22/2012
Copyright Owners Using DMCA To Take Down URLs Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/22/2012
Number of gTLD Applications Nearly Quadruples Expectations 7 Month Objection Period Opens Armstrong Teasdale 6/21/2012
The Risk of Hacktivism - Includes Video Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 6/20/2012
LinkedIn Password Theft Results in Class Action Lawsuit: Privacy and Security Law Matters Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/20/2012
Trial Court's New Role in Willful Patent Infringement Decisions Armstrong Teasdale 6/19/2012
Pre-AIA Patent Infringement Filings Still Subject to Mis-Joinder Rules McDermott Will & Emery 6/18/2012
The List of gTLD Applicants: A Breakdown 6/17/2012
ICANN Publishes List of New gTLD Registry Applications Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 6/16/2012
Fact Issues Preclude Summary Judgment in Fabric Design Infringement Suit McDermott Will & Emery 6/16/2012
How to Feel About the "Big Reveal": Roundup on the Land Rush for New gTLD Applications Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 6/16/2012
The DotCom Shake-Up: How Will You Protect Your Rights in the New Imminent Domain Name Release? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 6/15/2012
Is It Proper To Say You Google On GOOGLE®? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/14/2012
The Next .Step in Internet Expansion Greenberg Traurig, LLP 6/14/2012
How Deep Is the Safe Harbor? McDermott Will & Emery 6/14/2012
Domain Names Go Creative: Will We Soon See Dot-Poker? Ifrah Law 6/14/2012
Federal Circuit Affirms Structural Obviousness Analysis McDermott Will & Emery 6/14/2012
Happy Reveal Day! The List of New gTLD Applications Is Now Available 6/13/2012
What's the Deal with the "Big Reveal"? Getting Exposed to the List of New gTLD Applicants and Applications Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 6/13/2012
Has Someone Applied to Register Your .BRAND? Top Five Things You Need to Know 6/13/2012
ICANN to Reveal List of gTLD Applications Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 6/13/2012
I’ll Drink to That! (Trade Dress) McDermott Will & Emery 6/12/2012
When the PTO Shows Sound Basis for Believing Two Products Are the Same, It Is the Applicant’s Burden to Show They Are Not McDermott Will & Emery 6/12/2012
The Rise of Nanotechnology in the Energy Sector McDermott Will & Emery 6/12/2012
A Betrayal Among Friends: Privacy Issues Surrounding Posts on Facebook Giordano, Halleran & Ciesla, P.C. 6/12/2012
Fashion Fakes: No Counterfeit Burberrys® Allowed Here McDermott Will & Emery 6/12/2012
For Recapture, Look to the Change of Scope Between the Original Application Claims And the Reissue Claims McDermott Will & Emery 6/11/2012
Privilege Cannot Shield Discovery of Settlement Negotiations McDermott Will & Emery 6/11/2012
The Apple v. Samsung Smartphone Patent War Continues Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 6/11/2012
Supreme Court of Texas to Federal Circuit: Don’t Mess with Texas but Feel Free to Mess with Texas Patent Attorneys; SCOTUS May Weigh In on “Arising-Under” Jurisdiction McDermott Will & Emery 6/11/2012
Entrepreneur’s Guide to Intellectual Property – Blog Series: Protecting Your Products and Packaging with Trade Dress Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 6/10/2012
Supreme Court to Decide Application of First Sale Doctrine to Foreign-Made Copyrighted Works McDermott Will & Emery 6/10/2012
Ex-Employee Escapes Economic Espionage Act McDermott Will & Emery 6/9/2012
Entrepreneur’s Guide to Intellectual Property – Blog Series: Trade Secrets: What Are They and How Do I Protect Them? (Part 1) Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 6/9/2012
Inherency Revisited McDermott Will & Emery 6/9/2012
Guidance on Construing Claim Construction, a.k.a. Diminutive Claim Construction McDermott Will & Emery 6/8/2012
Consolidation in Multi-Defendant Patent Infringement Cases: Or How I Learned To Live with the AIA McDermott Will & Emery 6/8/2012
ICANN’s Trademark Clearinghouse: An Update 6/8/2012
Rule 9(b) Applies to False Marking Claims McDermott Will & Emery 6/7/2012
Second ANDA Filer Has Jurisdiction in Declaratory Judgment Action McDermott Will & Emery 6/7/2012
Entrepreneur’s Guide to Intellectual Property – Blog Series: Trade Secrets: What Are They and How Do I Protect Them? (Part 2) Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 6/6/2012
FDA Labels and Method Claims Must Be in Sync, or ANDA Infringement Is Sunk McDermott Will & Emery 6/6/2012
In Court, Secondary Considerations Must Be Considered Before Making an Obviousness Determination McDermott Will & Emery 6/5/2012
Entrepreneur’s Guide to Intellectual Property – Blog Series: America Invents Act Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 6/5/2012
Supreme Court: Generic Drug Manufacturers Have Counterclaim Right to Correct Improper Use Codes McDermott Will & Emery 6/4/2012
Entrepreneur’s Guide to Intellectual Property – Blog Series: An Introduction to Copyright Law Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 6/3/2012
The Newest Federal Circuit Judge on Claim Construction: A Clear Nod Toward Intrinsic Evidence McDermott Will & Emery 6/3/2012
Five Traps for the Unwary Licensee Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 6/3/2012
Vermont Updates Data Breach Notification Law Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 6/2/2012
Four IT Security Trends to Master Corporate data is falling into the hands of hackers at an alarming rate. Here are four ways to protect it. Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 6/1/2012
New "Stuxnet"- type Virus Discovered. What are the Security Implications for You? Barnes & Thornburg LLP 5/29/2012
Entrepreneur’s Guide to Intellectual Property – Blog Series: Trademark Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 5/29/2012
Patent Applicants Can Submit New Evidence to the District Court in Civil Actions Under §145 McDermott Will & Emery 5/28/2012
Entrepreneur’s Guide to Intellectual Property – Blog Series: What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About U.S. Law and Patent System (Part 3) Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 5/28/2012
Entrepreneur’s Guide to Intellectual Property – Blog Series: What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About U.S. Law and Patent System (Part 2) Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 5/27/2012
Computer-Implemented § 112 ¶6 Claims Require a Disclosed Algorithm McDermott Will & Emery 5/27/2012
Entrepreneur’s Guide to Intellectual Property – Blog Series: What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About U.S. Law and Patent System (Part 1) Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 5/26/2012
N.J. Moves Towards Legal Sports Betting This Fall, in Time for NFL Season Ifrah Law 5/25/2012
Prometheus Unbound – Are Methods Of Medical Treatment The Next “Targets”? Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/24/2012
Why POM Wonderful Can Celebrate FTC Judge’s Ruling in Advertising Case Ifrah Law 5/24/2012
FTC v. Myspace Part II — The Takeaways Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/23/2012
Fair Use Analysis for E-Reserves and Course Management Systems Michael Best & Friedrich LLP 5/23/2012
Emerging Energy and Intellectual Property – The Often Unappreciated Risks and Hurdles of Government Regulations and Standard Setting Organizations Husch Blackwell 5/22/2012
When the Sky's the Limit, Don't Forget the Basics: Social Media, the Internet and Your Business Much Shelist, P.C. 5/22/2012
New Jersey Rolls Out its Trade Secrets Act: What Employers Need to Know Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. 5/21/2012
To Quote Mark Twain “Reports of My (Inequitable Conduct) Death Have Been Greatly Exaggerated” McDermott Will & Emery 5/20/2012
Reversal of Summary Judgment of Non-Infringement Rests on Construction of a Single Term not Found in Claims McDermott Will & Emery 5/20/2012
gTLD Launch: An Update on the TAS Interruption Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/20/2012
USPTO Issues Examination Guidelines in View of the Prometheus Decision and Pilot After Final Program McDermott Will & Emery 5/20/2012
Licensing Discussions Give Rise to Declaratory Judgment Action McDermott Will & Emery 5/19/2012
Caution Canal Street Counterfeiters—Plaintiffs May Recover Attorneys’ Fees in Addition to Statutory Damages McDermott Will & Emery 5/18/2012
Time Line: An Anonymous Threat The hacker group Anonymous has left a trail of big-name businesses in its wake. Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 5/17/2012
Software Code Theft: Are You Protected? Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 5/17/2012
A Unique Arbitrary Word Mark Does Not Lose Strength as Trademark when Identified Along with Manufacturer McDermott Will & Emery 5/17/2012
Supreme Court Decision Opens Door for Possible Implied Conflict Preemption of Over-the-Counter Drugs Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP 5/16/2012
FTC Consent Order Requires Myspace Privacy Assessments for 20 Years: How Can You Keep the FTC Out of Your Space? Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/16/2012
gTLD Batching Update: Digital Archery Services Available at a Price Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/13/2012
No Trademark Protection for Design of Closure Cap for Medical Collection Tubes McDermott Will & Emery 5/13/2012
Reexamined Claims Do Not Create a New Cause of Action McDermott Will & Emery 5/12/2012
In re Montgomery – “Unbounded” Inherency in Patent Law Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/12/2012
Laches Period Begins from Knowledge of Confusing Use, Not Mere Knowledge of Use McDermott Will & Emery 5/12/2012
USPTO Institutes “QUICK PATH” IDS Pilot Program Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/11/2012
High Stakes: Will Google’s Alleged Circumvention of Safari Privacy Settings Expose It to a $100,000,000,000+ Fine? Poyner Spruill LLP 5/11/2012
Federal Circuit Sets Standard for Joinder in Multidefendant Patent Cases Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 5/9/2012
Otsuka v. Sandoz – Motivation Trumps Structure Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/9/2012
Damages May Not be Used to “Punish” Willful Trademark Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 5/7/2012
Government Contractor Is Immune from Individual Liability for Alleged Patent Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 5/6/2012
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Denied Registration of “National Chamber” Mark McDermott Will & Emery 5/6/2012
Misleading UDRP Exhibits Could Create Liability Under Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act McDermott Will & Emery 5/4/2012
Symantec: Malicious Cyber Attacks Increased by 81 Percent in 2011 and Data Breaches Up Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 5/4/2012
Eastern District of Texas Unveils E-Discovery Model to Curb Abuse McDermott Will & Emery 5/4/2012
Keep a Close Eye on Your Competition- Intellectual Property Law Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A. 5/3/2012
Broad Range Anticipates Narrow Range that Lacks Criticality McDermott Will & Emery 5/3/2012
The Supreme Court’s Caraco Pharma. v. Novo Nordisk Decision: Scope of Counterclaim Provision Expanded Schiff Hardin LLP 5/2/2012
Nothing Revealed on “Reveal Day”: New gTLD Application System Remains Suspended 5/2/2012
Broadening Reissue Applications: No Restrictions to Subject Matter McDermott Will & Emery 5/2/2012
Federal Circuit Orders Briefing in Myriad Remand Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 5/1/2012
Issues from an Initial Determination that Are “Noticed” but Not Reviewed by the ITC May Be Appealed to the Federal Circuit McDermott Will & Emery 5/1/2012
Federal Circuit Affirms Pre-Therasense Finding of Inequitable Conduct Andrews Kurth 5/1/2012
CISPA, Approved by House, Poses Threat to Internet Freedom Ifrah Law 4/30/2012
Rosetta Stone v. Google: No Easy Exit for Google from AdWords Trademark Suits Andrews Kurth 4/30/2012
Court Ruling Allows Presentation of New Evidence in Civil Action Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP 4/30/2012
“Brogrammers” Giving Silicon Valley a Bad Name? Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc. (RIMS) 4/30/2012
Patent Applicants Can Submit New Evidence to District Court in Civil Actions McDermott Will & Emery 4/29/2012
Supreme Court to Decide if First Sale Doctrine Permits Importation of Foreign-Made Copyrighted Works Without Authorization McDermott Will & Emery 4/29/2012
The Latest From ICANN: New gTLD Application System Shut Down Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/27/2012
Fourth Circuit Gives Rosetta Stone Another Chance to Prove its AdWords Case Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 4/27/2012
Sony Is the New “King of the Road” McDermott Will & Emery 4/26/2012
Bring New Claim Construction Arguments to the Appeal at Your Peril McDermott Will & Emery 4/25/2012
Method for Tax-Deferred Real Estate Investments Not Patentable, Notwithstanding Computer Limitations McDermott Will & Emery 4/25/2012
Technology, Telecom and Defense Companies Support CISPA Over Other Cyber Security Bills Despite Privacy Concerns MapLight 4/24/2012
Federal Appellate Court Limits the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act's Scope Schiff Hardin LLP 4/23/2012
Intervening Rights Limited to Text-Based Amendments McDermott Will & Emery 4/21/2012
Eurand v. Mylan –A “School Of Obviousness" Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/20/2012
The Wisconsin Court Of Appeals Holds That Infringing Packaging May Trigger Advertising Injury Liability Coverage von Briesen & Roper, S.C. 4/20/2012
Supreme Court Applies “Machine-or-Transformation Test” to Diagnostic Patents Vedder Price 4/19/2012
US Legislative Cybersecurity Update Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/19/2012
Caraco v. Novo Nordisk (Prandin®): Federal Circuit Reversed in Patent Use Code Case Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C. 4/19/2012
Federal Trade Commission to host mobile payment workshop Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/19/2012
Supreme Court Reverses In Caraco Appeal Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/17/2012
Reexamination Appeals: Go Directly to Fed. Circuit, Do Not Pass Dist. Court McDermott Will & Emery 4/15/2012
Federal Circuit Continues to Hone in on What Constitutes Patentable Subject Matter Post-Bilski Vedder Price 4/15/2012
WARNING: Non-USPTO Solicitations That May Resemble Official USPTO Communications1 Vedder Price 4/14/2012
Recent Changes in Gray Market Rules Vedder Price 4/13/2012
Prometheus Q/A – Which Side Are You On? Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/13/2012
Draft Biosimilars Approval Guideline Released by FDA: More Questions than Answers? Vedder Price 4/12/2012
The All “Reasonable Manners” of Depiction Standard Rejected in Trademark Examinations, as Well as Oppositions McDermott Will & Emery 4/12/2012
Summary of the America Invents Act Vedder Price 4/12/2012
Fourth Circuit Resurrects Rosetta Stone’s Challenge to Google’s AdWords Program 4/12/2012
'Round the Turn They're A-Comin'! The Wild Patent Enforcement Ride of Marine Polymer v. HemCon Bracewell & Giuliani LLP 4/11/2012
Second Circuit YouTube Ruling Will Have Major Impact for Online-Piracy Debate Ifrah Law 4/10/2012
Public Agency Need Not Engage in a “Trade” to Protect Information as a Trade Secret McDermott Will & Emery 4/10/2012
Viacom Lives to Fight Another Day in YouTube DMCA Suit Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/10/2012
When Franchisees Innovate: Discussing The "Big Mac" Provision -includes video Armstrong Teasdale 4/9/2012
The Batching Games: ICANN’s Plan to Process New gTLD Applications Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/8/2012
Interference Time Bar Can Flex McDermott Will & Emery 4/8/2012
Court Reaffirms Broad Immunity for Patent Infringing Government Contractors - Only Recourse For Patent Holders Is To Sue Government Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/7/2012
No Likelihood of Confusion or Dilution Between COACH for Test Preparation Materials and COACH for Handbags McDermott Will & Emery 4/7/2012
Is Subject-Matter Eligibility Really a Threshold Issue? McDermott Will & Emery 4/6/2012
Massachusetts Attorney General Data Breach Investigation Results in $15,000 Settlement with Property Management Firm Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/6/2012
Bill Criminalizing Sales Tax Skimming Software Passed by Florida Legislature - New York Bill Would Do the Same Greenberg Traurig, LLP 4/6/2012
Software Code Theft: Are You Protected? Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg LLP 4/5/2012
No Independent Analysis—No Preliminary Injunction McDermott Will & Emery 4/5/2012
Five Key Issues to Consider When Negotiating In-License Agreements With Nonprofit Entities Part I Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. 4/4/2012
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office USPTO Encourages Prosecution After Final – Sort of Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A. 4/4/2012
European Intellectual Property Bulletin - March, 2012 McDermott Will & Emery 4/3/2012
Creation of Advertising Material by Third Party Does Not Constitute Trademark Infringement McDermott Will & Emery 4/3/2012
Data Security Breach Alert: 1.5 Million Credit Card Customers Affected