Read Intellectual Property Law updates, alerts, news, and legal analysis from leading lawyers and law firms:
Beastie Boys Sue; Law Prof's 'Head Spins'
Generic Drugs to Market - What's the Climate in 2014?
The Building Blocks of a Technology Deal
Emerging Strategies for Protecting Global IP Rights
Starting a new business? Intellectual Property 101 Presented by Prof. Islam & PA Thomas Lewry
Warranty vs. Indemnity
What should my company be aware of when launching a new website?
Demonstratives in Post-Grant Proceedings
Video: Claim Contruction in Post-Grant Proceedings
Why Choose the Dual Track Process?
Claim Amendments in Post-Grant Proceedings
Due Diligence in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Transactions
International Patent Laws – Interview with Julian Crump, Managing Member, Mintz Levin's London, UK Office
Court Stay Factors in Concurrent Post-Grant Proceedings
Navigating the Dual Track M&A/IPO– Part One
Biosimilars in the U.S. and Abroad
Patent Mediation – Interview with John Delehanty, Member, Mintz Levin
Patent Eligibility Challenges in Post-Grant Proceedings
Witnesses in Post-Grant Proceedings
Four Tips on Preparing Inter Partes Review Petitions
In This Issue:
*News from the Bench
- Unanimous Supreme Court Ruling on Gene Patentability: Natural DNA “No”/ cDNA “Yes”
- CAFC Reverses Denial of Permanent Injunction Based on Perceived Future...more
Patent Exhaustion Rejected: Patented Seed Purchaser Has No Right to Make Copies: Bowman v. Monsanto Co. -
In a narrow ruling that reaffirms the scope of patent protection over seeds, and possibly over other...more
On May 10, 2013, in Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH v. Genentech, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Rader, Dyk, Reyna*) affirmed the district court's denial of Genentech's motion to enjoin Sanofi from...more
In a dispute over whether an arbitrator has authority to grant a video game developer and publisher a perpetual license in the intellectual property as a remedy for the developer’s fraud and breaches of contract, the Fifth...more
In the ongoing Apple v. Samsung war, on June 30, 2012, Judge Lucy H. Koh of the Northern District of California denied Samsung’s bid for summary judgment on the basis that Apple had failed to offer any evidence of antitrust...more
The Copyright Law of the People’s Republic of China (“Copyright Law”) came into effect on June 1, 1991, and has since been followed by two rounds of revisions. The first round of revisions was in order to accommodate China’s...more
This month marks the 25th year of operations for the .CA domain, Canada’s country-code top-level domain (ccTLD). It was originally allocated to John Demco, an employee of UBC, who operated the domain on a volunteer basis...more
In This Issue:
- Kathleen Sullivan Wins Gould Award for Outstanding Appellate Advocacy
- Manisha Sheth Named “Top Minority 40 Under 40”
- Trial Lawyer Stephen Swedlow Joins Quinn...more
What to do if someone appears to infringe your patent, copyright, design, trade mark or other intellectual property right or accuses you of infringing his or her rights?
Litigation is expensive in England and Wales and...more
IN THIS ISSUE:
Patents: Predictable Variations of Simple Mechanical Technology May Be Obvious, Even in the Face of Structural and Operational Differences; Judges Squabble Over the Interpretation of Claims in Light of the...more
Summary of successful results from the last quarter of 2010....more
A general purpose confidentiality agreement. Such an agreement would be suitable for discussions between joint adventurers or between an inventor or entrepreneur and a possible investor.
This draft spells out the...more
California Supreme Court's decision in the case of RUSSELL CHRISTOFF v. NESTLE USA, INC., came down on August 17, 2009. It raises a question about the applicability of the "Single Publication Rule" to labels, like labels on...more
Inter partes reexamination offers an attractive supplement (or even alternative) to litigation for challenging the validity of a patent. Unlike ex parte reexamination, inter partes reexamination advantageously enables a third...more