Protecting and Enforcing Your High Technology Intellectual Property - Webinar Replay
Are websites legally responsible for content posted by their users?
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Patent Infringement Defense Leveraging Contested Proceedings
Implementing a Counterfeit Enforcement Program
Design Patents: New Implications from the Hague Agreement
Patent Litigation and the Proposed Innovation Act of 2013
Developing a Business Strategy that Deters Counterfeiters
Protecting Trade Secrets When Employees Depart
Polsinelli Podcast - Conducting Business in China
Are there going to be new generic top level domains available in the future?
Beastie Boys Sue; Law Prof's 'Head Spins'
Polsinelli Podcast - 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
In Dardenne v. MoveOn.org, the Middle Louisiana Federal District Court faced a conflict between trademark protection, on the one hand, and the First Amendment’s protection of political advocacy, on the other. The Court...more
On March 13, 2014, the Judiciary Committee of the United States House of Representatives, through its Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property and the Internet, held hearings regarding the copyright infringement notice...more
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn’s reelection campaign appears to be based on a simple message: “Do you want C. Montgomery Burns Representing You in Springfield?” Yes, he means that C. Montgomery Burns. Yesterday, Quinn began a...more
There are stirrings in the U.S. Senate of yet another bid to establish a federal right of civil action for trade secret misappropriation.
Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) has quietly circulated a draft bill to IP lawyers and...more
Readers seem to have liked our post about the recent GAO report that summarized the U.S. data privacy debate. For those interested in Internet law and policy issues, there are plenty of other official reports that you can use...more
The iconic “Raising the Flag at Ground Zero” photo of firemen raising an American flag on September 11, 2001, which appeared on the cover of The Record newspaper and other newspapers on September 12, is at the heart of a...more
Senate Commerce Committee Holds Hearing On Patent Demand Letters -
Last Thursday, November 7, the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee held a hearing titled “Demand Letters and Consumer Protection:...more
Rep. Goodlatte Introduces Patent Litigation Reform Bill -
Last Wednesday, October 23, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) introduced the Innovation Act (H.R. 3309), intended to curtail abusive...more
LEGISLATIVE ACTIVITY -
FCC Nominations -
The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation is expected to hold a confirmation hearing on Republican Michael O’Reilly’s nomination to serve as a...more
In a rare move, on August 3, 2013, the United States Trade Representative of the Executive Office of the President (USTR) issued a letter disapproving the United States International Trade Commission's (ITC's) determination...more
In this issue:
- FTC Finalizes EnergyGuide Label Changes
- Brand Protection: What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
- Staffing Announcements Set Tone at FTC
- FCC Rules May Disconnect Marketing to Mobile...more
On March 16, 2013, the most significant provisions of the America Invents Act (AIA) came into force. The AIA was seen as the most extensive alteration to U.S. patent law in half a century, and was hotly debated over nearly a...more
May 24 (Bloomberg Law) -- Under current intellectual property law, a consumer who unlocks his or her own cellphone can be convicted as a felon. Law professor and Instapundit founder Glenn Reynolds says such a scenario is...more
In This Issue:
- Financial Regulators Compete; JPMorgan Loses
- Six Ways to Survive the U.S. Congress
- How to Protect Your Brand from a Twitter Hacking
- Blogs Worth Following
- LEVICK In the News
Minnesota is positioned once again to take legislative ownership of the ”trademark bullying” debate. Putting aside the serious questions of whether new laws are needed and whether a state as opposed to a federal solution can...more
With the constant stream of news reporting about the impending “fiscal cliff,” how can there be no U.S. federal trademark filings containing those two terms, at the moment anyway?...more
In This Issue:
- Paul Watler's Perspective: One of the few places of refuge from the political campaign advertising onslaught was public television and radio. That may change depending on a little-noticed First Amendment...more
Last Friday, the Republican Standing Committee (“RSC”) published a report by twenty-four year old staffer Derek Khanna, a former Mitt Romney aide and graduate of Georgetown Law School, entitled: “Three Myths about Copyright...more
After months of debates, worn out talking points, and a seemingly endless barrage of ads, election day is finally here! I’m hoping this post serves as a reminder to get out and vote today....more
The bill to extend intellectual property protection to the fashion industry, S. 3523, the substance of which we reported recently, has passed the US Senate Judiciary Committee without amendment. By voice vote on September 20,...more
In This Issue:
- In Tennis Channel Carriage Dispute with Comcast, Ball is Now in Appeals Court
- Crimson Tide Infringement Claims Turned Back by Artist's Fair Use Defense
- Citius, Altius, Litigious: USOC,...more
In this issue:
- What to Expect When You're Selling Your Company – Indemnification
- Consummated Mergers: It Ain’t Over 'Til the Fat Lady Sings
- FCC Orders TV Stations to Post Their Political Files...more
Mitt Romney seems to attract copyright controversies like his bank account attracts interest. During the 2012 presidential campaign, Candidate Romney has already had copyright rows with Tom Brokaw and CNN. Now, he’s got three...more
In This Issue:
1 Political animals; 3 House bill takes aim against patent trolls, frivolous lawsuits; and, 4 Unlicensed products: A not-so-golden opportunity.
Excerpt from Political animals:
NOBAMA. MAGIC ROMNEY UNDERWEAR. OCCUPY. OBAMA BIN LADEN.
It’s an election year, so it’s no surprise that slogans and sound bites are on the uptick. Both political campaigns and those hoping to cash in on a clever turn of...more
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