Paul Ragusa

Paul Ragusa

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The Supreme Court Decides Aereo, Finds That Transmitting Copyrighted Programs To Subscribers Is A Public Performance

While the decision is ostensibly limited to Aereo’s particular service, it offers some guidance on how broadcast networks, cable-alternative companies like Aereo, and other content providers can innovate within the bounds of...more

6/26/2014 - ABC v Aereo Aereo Broadcasting Cable Television Providers Copyright Copyright Infringement Legal Perspectives Public Performance Rights SCOTUS Television Broadcast Stations The Copyright Act

Establishing Personal Jurisdiction Over Foreign Corporations in ANDA Cases

In this BNA Insight, attorney Paul Ragusa examines the impact of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision on litigation involving foreign corporations and abbreviated new drug applications. He says it may become more challenging...more

6/9/2014 - ANDA DaimlerChrysler v Bauman Drug Manufacturers Foreign Corporations Foreign Subsidiaries Forum Selection Clause Forum State Patent Litigation Patents Personal Jurisdiction Pharmaceutical SCOTUS Subsidiaries

Managing Antitrust Risks in Patent Licensing – Post-Expiration Royalties and Package Licensing

Patent owners have considerable freedom to negotiate the subject matter, price, and term in licensing agreements. However, antitrust law has been used to limit this freedom when an arrangement is considered to exceed the...more

6/5/2014 - Antitrust Litigation Licensing Rules Patent Ownership Patents Popular Product Packaging Royalties

Antennas, Broadcasting, and Copyright: The Supreme Court’s Review of ABC v. Aereo

US law provides copyright owners with a bundle of rights to protect their original works, including the exclusive right to publicly perform the copyrighted work. The question of what constitutes a public performance has...more

4/10/2014 - Aereo Broadcasting Copyright SCOTUS

Issues To Consider Before Monetizing Standard-Essential Patents By Sale Or Enforcement

Companies that participate in standard setting organizations (“SSOs”) typically agree to license any patents essential to practice the standard on reasonable and non-discriminatory terms (“RAND” or, adding fair, “FRAND”...more

1/7/2014 - FRAND Patent Litigation Patents Standards-Essential Patents

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