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Alabama was taken by storm last week. Among the thousands stranded on highways or the fortunate ones at home or at work were scores of State Legislators who could not get to Montgomery or who could not leave Montgomery. The...more
Last month, the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) published a list of the top 100 worldwide universities that received the most U.S. utility patents in 2012. The...more
A paper released by the Center for Technology Innovation at the Brookings Institution asserts that by relying on a technology transfer model based on patent licensing, only a few universities have been able to generate...more
What everybody doesn't seem to know is how to get Congress to listen to the needs of the innovation community when well-heeled sectors put their lobbying and financial support in favor of legislation purportedly aimed at...more
While a legal battle will continue between a Second Life content "consultant" and a school teacher using the online virtual-world creating program as an educational tool, the Southern District of New York made one thing clear...more
NLA media access Ltd. (NLA) and The Copyright Licensing Agency Ltd. (CLA) last month announced a partnership that aims to “streamline and simplify copyright licensing for UK schools and higher education”....more
In its August 29, 2013 edition, the New England Journal of Medicine saw fit to print two "perspective" pieces attacking the Bayh-Dole Act. The primary article is by Dr. Howard Markel entitled "Patents, Profits, and the...more
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In University Of Utah V. Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, the Federal Circuit was faced with deciding whether a patent inventorship dispute between two different state universities is a “dispute between two states” that falls under...more
Phoenix Arizona's business law firm Jaburg Wilk's Intellectual Property attorney Maria Crimi Speth discusses what an Intellectual property attorney does and why it is important. ...more
In the recent case of University of Utah v. Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that a dispute over inventorship between to state universities is not a “conflict between states”...more
Earlier this week, Joseph N. DiStefano of Philly.com reported that the University of Pennsylvania filed suit in federal district court to protect its well-known federally-registered rights in the WHARTON name and mark. (Hat...more
The Ethics Resource Center’s National Business Ethics Survey "Social Networkers: New Risks and Opportunities at Work” is now available. Sponsored by NAVEX Global and PwC, the survey provides a first-of-its-kind look at social...more
In a July 12, 2013 letter to Dr. Francis S. Collins of the National Institutes of Health (“NIH”), Senator Patrick J. Leahy urged the NIH to exercise its march-in rights under the Bayh-Dole Act to directly license the genetic...more
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The USPTO has published final rules governing the new Micro Entity status that will permit certain patent applicants to pay certain patent fees at a 75% reduced rate....more
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