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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
Video: Claim Contruction in Post-Grant Proceedings
There have been major developments in the trade, Chinese Antidumping, 337, litigation, US/Chinese antitrust, and securities areas.
THE ANTICOMPETITIVE IMPACT OF US ANTIDUMPING LAW IN CHINA AND THE US...more
The USPTO proposed attributable ownership rules would require the public disclosure of the “attributable owner” of patent applications and patents. As discussed in this article, the proposed definition of “attributable owner”...more
We analyzed the terms of venture financings for 124 companies headquartered in Silicon Valley that reported raising money in the fourth quarter of 2013....more
There have been some major developments in litigation, including dangers of default judgments, trade, Solar Cells, Chinese Antidumping, patents, US/Chinese antitrust, and securities areas.
January was a very important...more
In a non-precedential decision addressing the weight given to a patentee’s statements concerning “the present invention,” the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the district Court’s construction, finding...more
The U.S. Supreme Court will rule on numerous significant cases in 2014, involving such issues as presidential power, affirmative action, campaign contributions, environmental regulations, intellectual property, commercial...more
We are proud to celebrate three years of the Bernstein Shur Business and Commercial Litigation Newsletter with this 36th edition. This month, we highlight developments in the following areas, which are likely to have an...more
We provide below alphabetically very brief summaries of key US laws addressed by cases summarized in this edition. Please note that these summaries provide a very simplified overview of the statutes and are not intended to...more
Orrick is pleased to announce the third issue of The World in US Courts: Orrick’s Quarterly Review of Decisions Applying US Law To Global Business and Cross-Border Activities.
This issue discusses 33 new decisions that...more
In This Article:
Federal Government; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland; Northwest Territories; Nova Scotia; Nunavut; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Québec/Quebec; Saskatchewan; and Yukon....more
As we wave goodbye to 2013 and welcome in 2014, here are a few of the issues we are tracking that could have a material impact on your business....more
There have been some major developments in the trade, Customs, patents, US/Chinese antitrust, and securities areas. In looking at the first posts I wrote on my blog, they were relatively short, but with the US litigation...more
Japanese Government Tightens Insider Trading Regulations. On June 12, 2013, the Japanese Diet passed an amendment to the Japanese Financial Instruments and Exchange Act, including enhancements of many insider trading...more
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
There have been some major developments in the trade, Customs fraud, patents, US/Chinese antitrust, and securities areas.
I have just returned from a trip of more than 2 weeks in China. While in China, we discussed US...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
On December 3, 2013, former Congressman Don Bonker of APCO and I will be speaking in Vancouver, Canada at a breakfast conference held by the American Chamber of Commerce on “The Trans-Pacific Partnership Demystified: A...more
There have been some major developments in the trade, solar cells, Customs, 337/patents, antitrust and securities areas. On September 26th there were reports that the United States and China have been negotiating for the past...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
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