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
Attorney John Delehanty, Member of Mintz Levin's Intellectual Property Practice, explains the benefits of using mediation to resolve patent disputes. ...more
Eli Lilly, the U.S. pharmaceutical company, is accusing the Government of Canada of violating its obligations to foreign investors under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) because its courts invalidated patents...more
In This Issue:
..Remedying Cyber Attacks Through Trade Secret Claims at the ITC
Practice Area Notes:
..Appellate Practice Update
..Arbitration Practice Update
..Class Action Litigation...more
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*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
Microsoft is dropping its new console, the Xbox One, just in time for Christmas this year. The official unveiling occurred last month and reviews have been . . . mixed. The most controversial aspects of the console were...more
There have been many attempts over the last few years to address online copyright infringement. The most recent effort is the Copyright Alert System (“CAS”), which was rolled out in February 2013 as a system created to...more
ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) plans to launch the first of the registries associated with the new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) in mid-2013.
In association with the launch, ICANN is...more
In June 2011, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization responsible for the global coordination of the use of domain names, IP addresses and the like, announced that it would accept...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
You’ve heard about the planned expansion of the domain name system, but what does it really mean for trademark owners?
Last year, the Internet Committee for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organization...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
Last month, in Promega Corp. v. Life Technologies Corp., the Federal Circuit affirmed a decision by the District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin granting a motion to compel arbitration by Invitrogen IP Holdings,...more
If someone asked you whether you own the website located at www.yourcompany.com, your likely response would be yes. However, do you own www.yourcompany.xxx? Many business owners look at a web site address ending in .xxx...more
In This Issue:
Dukes Is No Hazard: Eight Months On, District Courts Have Been Largely Unmoved by Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes
New York Clarifies that Private Securities Claims are Not Pre-empted by...more
Intellectual property litigation in the UK presents two hazards that are not to be found in other countries or indeed other areas of litigation in England and Wales.
First, threats actions: threatening or even hinting at...more
Server licensing often can be a complex undertaking.
Christopher Barnett, of intellectual property and technology law firm Scott & Scott, LLP, discusses a number of complicating factors to keep in mind when analyzing...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
I have been consulted by web designers and their customers ever since the earliest days of the wold wide web. I have read and reviewed many of their contracts and drafted a large number of my own. Sometimes I have represented...more
In This Issue:
QE Mannheim’s Transatlantic Patent Litigation Practice
Quinn Emanuel Elects Eight New Partners
Quinn Emanuel Recognized as One of the Most Innovative Law Firms by The Financial Times
In This Issue:
Focus On IP and Life Sciences:
Intellectual Property Planning and the Creation of Value By Rohan Massey and Peter Nias 4; Court Ruling Strikes Down Gene Patents on Appeal By William (Bill) Gaede 6; SPCs:...more
On September 30, 2010, NIC.br, the entity which oversees the registration of domain names in Brazil, adopted a mandatory administrative dispute resolution process for all “.br” domain names registered from that date forward. ...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
Exemplary Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA) with arbitration clause. This document does not constitute legal advice and prior to executing any contract, an individual or entity should carefully review the provisions with an...more