Matthew R. Farley

Matthew R. Farley

Venable LLP

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IP Buzz - February 2014

In this issue: - Hotfile Case Will Shape Copyright Law Online - Pacific Coast Marine Windshields Ltd. v. Malibu Boats, LLC et. al.: Federal Circuit Decision Confirms Application of Principle of Prosecution...more

2/28/2014 - Copyright Design Patent Estoppel Patent Litigation Patents Trade Secrets

IP Buzz - October 2013

In this issue: - How Capitol Records v. Vimeo Shapes the Content Stream - Internet Platform Held Liable for Counterfeit Sales – Hope for Brand Owners - Daily Journal quotes Greg Sater on native...more

10/31/2013 - Advertising Affiliates Brand Capitol Records Copyright Counterfeiting DMCA Internet Trademarks Vimeo

IP Buzz - August 2013

In this issue: - Trademark Litigators Should Take Care in Alleging “Use of Mark in Commerce" – The Split Between the Second and Sixth Circuits - Patent Troll Did Not Activate Its Gift Card - Patent Term...more

9/4/2013 - Patent Term Adjustment Patent Trolls Trademark Litigation Trademarks

Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: Supreme Court Holds that the First Sale Doctrine Applies Regardless of Where a Work is...

The Supreme Court ruled last week in Kirtsaeng v. Wiley, a case that centered on the tension between copyright law’s first sale doctrine, codified at 17 U.S.C. §109(a), and the importation restriction found in 17 U.S.C....more

3/29/2013 - Copyright Exports First Sale Doctrine Grey Market Imports Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons SCOTUS

IP Buzz - January 2013

In this issue: - The Patent-Antitrust Interface: Are There Any No-No's Today? - The U.S. First-to-File Patent System Takes Effect March 16, 2013 - An Overview of the Key Substantive Changes Implemented by...more

1/31/2013 - America Invents Act First-to-File Patent Reform Patent Term Adjustment Patents

Exelixis Revisited: Conflict in Determining Patent Term Adjustment

On January 28, 2013, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia issued a decision in Exelixis, Inc. v. Kappos (Case No. 1:12-cv-00574-LMB-TRJ), holding that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”) has...more

1/30/2013 - Extensions Patent Term Adjustment Patents Request for Continued Examination USPTO

IP Buzz - December 2012

In this issue: - Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons: How the Supreme Court Will Decide the Fate of eBay, Libraries, and Yard Sales - Supreme Court to Consider Whether (Isolated) Human Genes are Patentable - What...more

12/20/2012 - eBay First Sale Doctrine Human Genes Patents Trademarks

Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons: How the Supreme Court Will Decide the Fate of eBay, Libraries, and Yard Sales

The Supreme Court recently heard oral arguments concerning the global reach of domestic copyright law. At issue in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons is the first sale doctrine, which permits the owner of a copyrighted item to...more

12/17/2012 - Copyright eBay First Sale Doctrine Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons Safe Harbors SCOTUS Secondary Markets Textbooks

IP Buzz - November 2012

In this issue: - A Major Change in Patent Term Adjustment Calculus: How "A Valuable Tool in the Patent Prosecution Process" (RCEs) May Now Be Even More Valuable - Finding a Home for Orphan Works: Copyright Office...more

11/20/2012

Finding a Home for Orphan Works: Copyright Office Seeks Public Comment for Report to Congress

The United States Copyright Office recently issued a broad notice of inquiry in the Federal Register, seeking comments from the public “regarding the current state of play for orphan works.” An orphan work is an original...more

11/19/2012

Rosetta Stone and Google Settle Trademark Case Over Sponsored Ads

Rosetta Stone and Google have agreed to dismiss a three-year-old trademark infringement lawsuit in the Eastern District of Virginia and “to meaningfully collaborate to combat online ads for counterfeit goods and prevent the...more

11/19/2012 - Advertising Google Rosetta Stone Trademarks

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