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Blog: A Beam Of Sun For Trademark Licensees: Another Appellate Court Holds Rejection Does Not Terminate A Trademark Licensee’s...

by Cooley LLP on

The In re Tempnology LLC bankruptcy case in New Hampshire has produced yet another important decision involving trademarks and Section 365(n) of the Bankruptcy Code. This time the decision is from the United States Bankruptcy...more

My Intellectual Property Licensor is Bankrupt – Now What?

by Fish & Richardson on

Bankruptcy presents risks for, among many others, intellectual property (“IP”) licensees. Fortunately, there is a provision in the federal bankruptcy law that is designed to protect IP licensees when a licensor becomes...more

Security Interest v. License Agreement: Low Tech Precautions for the High Tech Investment

by Dorsey & Whitney LLP on

In this exciting age of startups, the market is brimming with opportunities for individuals and entities alike to invest in emerging companies. Today’s rapid rate of technology development justifies investors’ eagerness to...more

Bitcoin Is “Property,” Rules California Judge in Pivotal Bitcoin Case

by BakerHostetler on

Last week, we blogged about the latest development in Bitcoin news: how a California bankruptcy court will define Bitcoin. That was the subject of a trustee’s clawback suit against Marc Lowe, a former employee of Hashfast...more

What Every Technology Company Needs to Know About Assumption, Assumption and Assignment, Or Rejection Of Its Contracts In...

by Buchalter on

Technology companies can preserve both significant sums of money and valuable intellectual property rights if they take action when a customer or business partner files for bankruptcy protection....more

Business Litigation Report - May 2015

In This Issue: - Main Article: ..Patent Infringement in the Digital Age: How a Dispute About Tooth Aligners Led to a Fight About the ITC’s Jurisdiction over Electronic Transmissions - Noted With...more

Insolvency: What Every Technology Company Needs to Know About Claims Against Bankrupt Customers And Business Partners

by Buchalter on

Every year, otherwise successful technology companies lose untold sums of money and valuable intellectual property rights because they do not act when a customer or business partner files for bankruptcy protection. Far less...more

Business Litigation Report -- December 2014

In This Issue: Main Article: - Cloud Computing: Legal Issues on the Horizon Noted With Interest: - Stays Pending Covered Business Method Patent Review: VirtualAgility v....more

Blog: U.S. Supreme Court Denies Review In Jaffe v. Samsung, Letting Stand The Fourth Circuit’s Decision Applying Section 365(n) To...

by Cooley LLP on

On Monday, October 6, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an order denying the petition for a writ of certiorari in the Jaffe v. Samsung case, also known as the Qimonda case. The Supreme Court let stand the Fourth Circuit’s...more

Bankruptcy and Intellectual Property: Trademark Licenses, Chapter 15, and Pending Legislation

by Cooley LLP on

Introduction - Recent cases have addressed the interplay between intellectual property and bankruptcy, including trademark licenses and Section 365(n)’s application in Chapter 15 cases. Proposed legislation could...more

Business Litigation Report -- February 2014

In This Issue - Firm News: ..Kathleen Sullivan Featured in December 2013 The American Lawyer Cover Story ..Quinn Emanuel Named to BTI’s 2014 “Client Service A-Team” Honor Roll Main Article: ..Overview...more

Recent Ruling May Put Dent In Ability of Government to Seize Domain Names

by Ifrah PLLC on

A November 2013 ruling from the United States District Court in a bankruptcy case may create an obstacle for a tactic increasingly popular among federal prosecutors – the seizure of a defendant company’s domain name....more

Technology Licenses in the Context of a Licensor's Bankruptcy and Insolvency

by Bennett Jones LLP on

Intellectual property rights are critical to various economic sectors. Many companies depend on licensed technology to operate and survive. The licensor-licensee relationship may deteriorate, especially if the licensor starts...more

What Happens to a Technology Licensee’s Rights if the Licensor Goes Bankrupt?

by Ervin Cohen & Jessup LLP on

When a company’s losses and obligations send it into bankruptcy, one of its most powerful tools available in trying to reorganize and emerge is Section 365 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code. Section 365 allows the bankrupt company...more

Quinn Emanuel Business Litigation Report - February 2011

Firm News: Patent Trial Lawyer Gillian Thackray Joins San Francisco Office Quinn Emanuel IP Partner Victoria Maroulis Named One of the Top 45 Women Lawyers Under 45 by The American Lawyer Quinn Emanuel Selected as...more

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