Read Intellectual Property Law updates, alerts, news, and legal analysis from leading lawyers and law firms:
Beastie Boys Sue; Law Prof's 'Head Spins'
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
Video: Claim Contruction in Post-Grant Proceedings
Why Choose the Dual Track Process?
Claim Amendments in Post-Grant Proceedings
Due Diligence in Mergers, Acquisitions, and Corporate Transactions
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
In This Issue -
..World Class: The International Proliferation of Class Actions
Noted With Interest:
..Inequitable Conduct After Therasense: Calling a Knave a Knave
Understanding what and when decisions need to be made can help companies ensure a smooth MLP IPO process.
The number of master limited partnerships (MLPs) has grown significantly over the past five years, increasing...more
Some of you may be familiar with my various blog posts relating to personal branding. (See below.) This past month, I became aware of what I believe to be a very first in the realm of personal branding: selling stock...more
In this issue:
- Banking Committee Focuses on Private-Label Mortgage-Backed Securities Market
- SEC Requests Public Comment on OFR Study of Risks in the Asset Management Industry
- Broken Windows and...more
Barring any unforeseen setbacks, Wall Street is aflutter as Thursday marks the latest in social media IPOs – Twitter…and we all remember how well Facebook’s IPO went....more
Full Federal Court considers new patent entitlement laws -
Reckitt Benckiser Healthcare (UK) Ltd v GlaxoSmithKline Australia Pty Ltd  FCA 583 -
The Full Federal Court has overturned Justice Rares' decision...more
All a Twitter: Why IPOs Are Back
by Dan Brecher on September 24, 2013
Twitter, Inc. recently announced plans for an initial public offering (IPO). The news confirmsthat companies are increasingly deciding it's a good...more
In This Issue:
- Currency Control
- Intellectual Property
- State Secrets
- Court Practice: Company’s address of...more
Defendant Green Max Distributors, Inc. ("Green Max") filed a motion for leave to amend its invalidity contentions. In the motion, Green Max sought to add photos, publications, and prior-art references to its original...more
Could Your Old iPhone Be Worth Big Bucks?
by Bob Marsico on September 6, 2013
Apple Inc. is scheduled to introduce two new iPhone models this month. To offset the cost of a new device, the company is also introducing a...more
CEO Succession Planning: Did Microsoft Get It Right?
by Kenneth C. Oh on September 5, 2013
Steve Ballmer’s recent announcement that he was stepping down as Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Inc. made headlines across...more
DOL Confirms FMLA Rights for Same-Sex Married Couples
by Michael Cifelli on September 4, 2013
Roughly two months after the U.S. Supreme Court’s historic same-sex marriage decision in United States v. Windsor, the U.S....more
NY Attorney General Wants to “Fire” Donald Trump from Education Industry
by Dan Brecher on September 3, 2013
While Donald Trump is well known for his antics on the air and in the boardroom, he may soon be spending some...more
NJ Court Rules Mediation Agreements Must Be in Writing
by Joel N. Kreizman on August 28, 2013
Going forward, parties to mediation in New Jersey must reduce their settlement agreement to writing in order for it to be...more
Company’s Direct IPOs: Should You Take the DIY Route?
by Dan Brecher on August 22, 2013
Most companies that undertake an initial public offering (IPO) partner with an investment bank to serve as an underwriter. The role...more
Compiled by @ComplexD from online public domain resources, provided for your review/use is this week’s update of key industry news, views, and events highlighting key electronic discovery related stories, developments, and...more
Has Your Business Start-up Registered Its Trademarks?
by Kenneth C. Oh on August 15, 2013
When starting a new business, intellectual property concerns should certainly be on your
“To Do” list. Your company’s name,...more
In what can fairly be interpreted as a favorable decision for any business whose success depends upon copyrighted intellectual property, on August 8, 2013, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in Marvel...more
NJ SAFE: New Domestic Violence Law Will Impact Employee Leave Policies
by Christina M. Michelson on August 9, 2013
The New Jersey Security and Financial Empowerment Act (NJ SAFE) is now law. The statute provides up to...more
In this issue, we discuss 28 new decisions by courts across the country and other authorities that address the "extraterritoriality" of US law, and consider whether disputes involving conduct outside the country may be...more
About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases.
UCB, Inc. et al. v. Sun Pharma Global FZE et al. 1:13-cv-05514; filed August 1, 2013 in the Northern District of...more
On the Move? Take Your New York or New Jersey Business With You
by Dan Brecher on August 1, 2013
Moving a small business from one state to another creates a host of practical and legal concerns, but it is possible. If...more
For your next trial or important hearing, you should seriously consider using an e-brief to help the judge (and the judge’s clerk) navigate and understand your argument. Cogent Legal recently helped a team of patent...more
In This Issue:
- The President's Climate Action Plan - Mixed Messages for the Energy Sector
- As Coal Exports Hit Record Highs, Interior Inspector General Questions Lease Valuations
- U.S. Supreme Court Agrees...more