A Moment of Simple Justice - Vaccines
A Moment of Simple Justice - Felony Everything
How the Rise in Undercover Investigations is Changing the Law
A Moment of Simple Justice - A Prosecutor's Duty
Uncovering Factory Farming - The Effects of Ag Gag Laws
A Moment of Simple Justice - Undercover Lover
Trial by Jury: Why It Matters in a Democratic Society
Waldman: Stop Immunizing Websites That Allow Harassment
Busy Days For Voting Rights Advocates, Thanks to SCOTUS
A Moment of Simple Justice - Snitching Ain't Easy
Fighting for Education Rights: Equal Justice for Pregnant and Parenting Students
Combining Arms for Justice-Involved Veterans
A Moment of Simple Justice - Cameras on Cops
A Moment of Simple Justice - Ferguson
A Moment of Simple Justice - Revenge Porn
Schoenbrod: SCOTUS Ruling Helps EPA Deal With a "Stupid Statute"
SOX Whistleblower Protections Extend to Private Companies: Critical Steps to Take Now
A More Perfect Union: Why Punish Russia for Crimea?
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
End Game in the Fight Over Same Sex Marriage?
More than three months ago, we sounded the alarm about an important trademark case to consider the interplay between the right to register and the right to use a trademark:...more
Advocate General Cruz Villalon released his eagerly awaited opinion on 22 May 2014, in the case of Johan Deckmyn [C-201/13]. The opinion confirms that “parody” is an autonomous concept of EU law and that to qualify as a...more
Last week, Sherry Knowles, former chief patent counsel for GlaxoSmithKline and now principal at Knowles Intellectual Property Strategies, LLC submitted to Managing Intellectual Property magazine a detailed critique of the...more
There have been major developments in the trade, Chinese Antidumping, 337, litigation, US/Chinese antitrust, and securities areas.
THE ANTICOMPETITIVE IMPACT OF US ANTIDUMPING LAW IN CHINA AND THE US...more
The Issues Concerning the Legitimacy of the Regulations -
At the end of a process started in 2010, after three public consultations on an equal number of proposals, on December 12, 2012 AGCOM (i.e. the Italian...more
A federal judge questioned prospective jurors closely Tuesday for signs of anti-China bias in the industrial espionage trial of a U.S. citizen who prosecutors say fed secrets to a Chinese company.
In Federal Treasury Enterprise Sojuzplodoimport v SPI Spirits Ltd, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit over certain US registered trademarks related to Stolichnayabrand...more
The Federal Circuit, in a split decision, affirmed denial of motions to dismiss on jurisdictional grounds and Federal Court joinder rules in University of Utah v. Max-Planck-Gesellschaft zur Forderung der Wiessenschaften e.V...more
On April 16, 2013, the House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet, held a hearing on “Abusive Patent Litigation: The Issues Impacting American Competitiveness and Job...more
In a decision likely to have broad implications on international consumerism and alternative markets, the Supreme Court, in Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley & Sons, articulated the contours of the Copyright Act’s first sale doctrine...more
In This Issue:
• Licensing to Foreign Manufacturers Satisfies Domestic Industry
• Appeal Found to Be Moot in Light of “Side Bet”
• Mere Design Choice Leads to Obviousness Finding
• Design Patent Infringement...more
In This Issue:
- A Modern Look at the Nine ‘No-Nos’ of Patent Licensing Under U.S. Antitrust Law: The First Four ‘No-Nos’
- Supreme Court Grants Cert. in Watson Reverse Payment Settlement Case
- 7th Circuit...more
On Monday, October 29, 2012 the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments on an action involving a college student who sold overseas editions of college textbooks to help finance his education.
A current anti-piracy case demonstrates the U.S. government’s intent to enforce its copyright laws not just beyond national borders, but beyond the extent of logic. The U.S. Department of Justice has issued an arrest warrant...more
Tamaroff Law co-founder, David Tamaroff, was recently published as the lead billing in the Wake Forest Journal of Business and Intellectual Property Law. Tamaroff's article, Bottling the Free Flow of Information: A...more
If you confront the question whether a foreign book, movie, song, artistic work, or other work of authorship is still in copyright in the U.S. or whether such a foreign work is being infringed in the United States, take note...more
The curtain has closed on judicial review of Congress’ authority regarding copyright terms, and now Congress reprises on center stage. The high court, in Golan v. Holder, recently bowed to Congress’ broad constitutional...more
A 1994 statute extended U.S. copyright protection to foreign works previously unprotected in the United States, removing an estimated “millions” of foreign works from free, public domain availability. Recently, the Supreme...more
The Fourteenth Amendment was adopted on July 28, 1868.
The Fourteenth Amendment according to the Supreme Court of the United States, in the Slaughterhouse Cases, changed citizenship under the Constitution. ...more
Overview of Intellectual Property Cases Before the Supreme Court in the October 2011 Term: In keeping with its recent trend, the Supreme Court has so far agreed to hear one copyright and several patent cases during the...more
In 1920, the Supreme Court decided an obscure case concerning the implementation of a treaty between the United States and Canada regarding migratory birds. Tucked into Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes's five-page decision in...more
On 8 March 2011, the European Court of Justice handed down its Opinion No 1/09, in which it found that the proposed agreement on the community patents court is not compatible with the provisions of the European Union...more
This casenote analyzes a recent decision by the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals that held that public domain free use of certain artistic works works (specifically those of international origin, such as Peter and the Wolf, and...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
*Manatt and BNA Launch Audioconference Series on Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act - Part of BNA’s "Legal and Business EDge" Coverage of Current Topics
*Supreme Court Brings End to COPA...more
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