Read Intellectual Property Law updates, alerts, news, and legal analysis from leading lawyers and law firms:
Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
Video Game Lawsuit Highlights Intellectual Property Issues with Internet Memes
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
In complex litigation, and particularly trademark, patent litigation, court reporters often are asked to designate portions of transcripts as CONFIDENTIAL and/or ATTORNEYS’ EYES ONLY. The procedure to take out the...more
Apple’s recent victory over Samsung in their patent infringement case had to be one of the most closely watched intellectual property cases ever, and trial graphics played a decisive role in shaping juror and public opinion....more
A comprehensive NDA to be used with most mutual business arangements that involve the sharing of intellectual property for the purpose of business, marketing, product, development, et. al....more
For ADR or trial, the adage “show, don’t tell” is a winning strategy to help convey a presenting attorney’s story, decipher complex content and cogently navigate themes. Now, a comprehensive visual persuasion study not only...more
ESI—Electronically Stored Information. FRCivP now requires an early conference among attorneys to discuss and plan discovery, including ESI.
The Internet and ESI makes discovery easier, but also increases the volume...more
Checklist for preparing a discovery plan to prepare for litigation with an eye towards trial....more
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Qui Tam, Quo Vadis?
By: John Jackson and Sara Hollan
Yogi Berra once said “[i]f you don’t know where you are going, you might wind up someplace else.” For the past year, Yogi’s words have aptly described...more
PETITION TO DETERMINE VALIDITY OF PURPORTED TRUST AMENDMENT; SUSPEND AND REMOVE CO-TRUSTEES AND APPOINTMENT OF SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE; FOR OTHER RELIEF FOR BREACH OF TRUST; FOR AN ACCOUNTING; FOR INSTRUCTIONS [PROBATE CODE...more
Given that he is one of the world's leading experts in digital video, audio and imaging, it is ironic that Dr. Cliff Reader believes lawyers often come to him wearing blinders.
So narrowly focused are they on the...more
Do lawyers ever retain experts just to keep them from being hired by the other side? If so, is the tactic fair play in the hardball game of litigation? Or are lawyers who would do this – as one court suggested – short on...more
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