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Bill on Bankruptcy: Lehman Test Case on Judicial Nullification
Are Human Genes Patentable? Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Myriad Case
AIA Impact on Start Up Capital
Video Sharing App Vine Hit with Takedown Notice from Prince
Can You Patent Human Genes? ACLU Says No
AIA Impact on University Innovation and Tech Transfer
'Gray Market' Lawyer: Congress Won't Change Copyright Laws
Oral Arguments Before the USPTO Patent Trial & Appeal Board
Patent Office Litigation Update: Impact on Timing
The Perfect Patent Office Litigator
Patent Office Litigation Update: Lessons Learned from Contested Proceedings at the USPTO
The Ska / DuClaw Trademark Dispute Over EUPHORIA, Trademark Lessons for the Craft Brewer
Harlem Shake's Copyright Issues
PTAB Judges and Hearings at the USPTO Satellite Offices
Craft Beer Boom in Michigan
Patent Office Litigation Update: Stays at the U.S. District Court
Study Reveals Alarming Statistics On Theft and Employee Misuse of Company Data
Unlocking Your Cell Phone Is Now Illegal, but Not for Long
Safeguards against Data Security Breaches (Part One)
The Decision Maker's Guide to Contested Proceedings Under the American Invents Act
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The District of Columbia instituted an anti-SLAPP procedure back in March but the judges are having a heck of a time figuring it out.
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Motion to dismiss defamation claim pleaded as a Lanham Act trademark infringement complaint in order to circumvent DMCA section 230.
The court agreed, dismissing the claim in its entirety....more
Table of Contents:
•Doe v. Gangland Productions, Inc., et al.
•Goldberg v. Cameron
•Mattel, Inc. v. MGA Entertainment, Inc.
Doe v. Gangland Productions, Inc., et al., USDC C.D. California, August 1,...more
Brief by the owners of Pissedconsumer.com in opposition to the motion by Classic Brands, LLC, whose complaint was consolidated with the complaint of Ascentive, LLC, to "supplement the record" on its pending application for a...more
We filed a motion to dismiss this case filed against importers of "foreign" versions of textbooks against one of the publishers of those textbooks. The main issue involves the applicability of the First Sale Doctrine to such...more
This is a reply brief on the motion to dismiss the case filed against importers of "foreign" versions of textbooks against one of the publishers of those textbooks. The main issue involves the applicability of the First Sale...more
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) filed suit against Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), asking a federal court to protect the fair use and free speech rights of a mother who posted a short video of her toddler...more
EFF has asked a federal court to protect the free speech rights of an animal welfare group after its video critiques of animal treatment at rodeos were removed from YouTube due to sham copyright claims.
The group Showing...more
On May 1, 2008, EFF and the law firm of Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought against the operator of the popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia, arguing that federal law immunizes it...more
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