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Claim Amendments in Post-Grant Proceedings
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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
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
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
Article Source: http://www.digitalnewsasia.com/insights/terms-contract-law-and-consumer-rights-in-ecommerce
Website terms create a binding contract between the buyer and the seller
Although the terms are drafted to secure...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
Over the last several months, universities and technology transfer programs have increasingly become the target of petitions for Inter Partes Review (IPR) filings. Effective September 16, 2012, IPR proceedings allow parties...more
The following chart reflects a stratified list of recommendations that university personnel should consider in view of the new U.S. patent system, i.e., the America Invents Act (AIA), which is intended to align the current...more
A group of universities, entities affiliated with universities, higher education associations, and entities involved in university technology management, in an amici brief filed in Bowman v. Monsanto, argue that reversal of...more
Since 1980, the Bayh-Dole Act has encouraged, facilitated, and required universities and other recipients of Federal grant money to license inventions resulting from funded research for commercialization. While this has been...more
Given the near-hysterical tenor of much of the media commentary on the July 2012 release of five copyright decisions by the Supreme Court of Canada, you would think the SCC had ruled that dogs could vote and that beer was now...more
A study commissioned by the Partnership for a New American Economy, a bipartisan group of mayors from across the country and business leaders from all sectors of the economy seeking to raise awareness of the economic benefits...more
A new bill introduced in the United States House of Representatives would make it illegal for employers to require applicants and employees to turn over their social media passwords.
The bill, styled: Social Networking...more
According to several recent publications, beginning in the fall of 2012, Penn State University will no longer mandate Penn State's ownership of intellectual property associated with industry-funded research. This change in...more
My take on this item: Greg Maxwell uploaded a torrent with 18,592 scientific publications to The Pirate Bay, in what appears to be a protest directed both at the recent indictment of programmer Aaron Swartz for data theft as...more
On December 23, 2010, Venable attorneys William Coston, John Cooney, Michael Gollin, and David Conway filed a Supreme Court amicus brief on behalf of former United States Senator Birch Bayh in Board of Trustees of the Leland...more
In This Issue:
Understanding the Privacy Rights of HIPAA & FERPA in Schools; Does your School Really "Own" its Intellectual Property? And, Upcoming Statutory Deadlines.
Understanding the Privacy Rights of HIPAA &...more
This week the Supreme Court agreed to address important issues regarding the ownership of inventions arising out of federal grants to universities, non-profit organizations, and small businesses. For the first time, the...more
The Supreme Court today agreed to decide a question of patent law with profound effects on the national economy – the disposition of patent rights under the Bayh-Dole Act in inventions arising from federally funded research...more
This article examines the equitable remedy of restitution for unjust enrichment in the IP rights infringement context. ...more
The cost of college textbooks in the United States appears to be rocketing out of control.
Hoping to fix this problem, the California state senate passed legislation in 2009 requiring publishers who sell textbooks at...more