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The February issue of Sterne Kessler's MarkIt to MarketTM newsletter provides takeaways from the Supreme Court's Hana Financial decision, identifies a new anti-counterfeiting tool for owners of Canadian trademarks and...more
On February 5, 2015, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit sitting en banc heard oral arguments in Suprema, Inc. v. Int’l Trade Comm’n, Fed. Cir., No. 2012-1170, a case involving the ability of the International Trade...more
Suppose a business’s patent strategy makes studied use of the Patent Cooperation Treaty application: draft one master application to serve as the basis for filing throughout the world. Coverage is required in the United...more
Court considers whether the U.S. International Trade Commission has authority over allegations of induced infringement and infringement of method-of-use claims by importers.
Procedural Background -
The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has decided that the rule of exhaustion of the distribution right upon first sale (in the U.S. known as the “first sale” doctrine) does not apply to post first-sale alterations to the...more
Blue Spike, LLC v. Soundmouse Ltd -
Case Number: 1:14-cv-02243 -
Judge McMahon, addressing the territorial reach of “use” within the United States under Section 271, granted in part and denied in part Defendant...more
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) begun its 2015 ruling with the interpretation of Directive 96/9/CE on legal protection of databases (the “Directive”). The case was originally brought by Ryanair against PR...more
On 12 November 2014, the German Federal High Court (BGH) ruled that a sales contract for a used car concluded on the internet platform eBay was valid, even though the seller ended the listing early when the buyer’s initial...more
The issue of net neutrality is certainly the current hot topic in the world of telecoms regulation. I thought I would just add a few (personal) thoughts on the matter following this week’s (in my view) shocking news from the...more
The CJEU has ruled that database owners whose databases are not protected by copyright or the sui generis database right may rely on contractual terms and conditions to restrict access to and exploitation of their data. As a...more
Multiple projects are currently underway to demonstrate feasibility of fusion energy. The goal of the ITER multinational project in southern France (of which the United States is a participant) is to deliver ten times the...more
In This Issue:
- The Critical Takeaway for Every Company From the Sony Cyber Attack
- Sony Data Breach Class Action Complaint Provides Insight Into Cybersecurity Issues
- Reminder: New California Data...more
The disconnect between patents and medicine (and more particularly, between physicians who prescribe patented drugs and the pharmaceutical companies who produce them) was illustrated nicely in a recent dustup between doctors...more
Last Thursday, the European Court of Justice rendered a decision in International Stem Cell (ISCO) Corporation v. Comptroller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (UK) that significantly modified the landscape for human...more
GAO Issues Report Evaluating Customs’ Exclusion Order Enforcement Processes – On November, 2014, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (“GAO”) issued a Report entitled Intellectual Property: U.S. Customs And Border...more
The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has handed down a landmark judgment concerning the patentability of stem cells in Europe. Stem cells have the potential to revolutionize the treatment of human disease because of their...more
Patents directed to genetic material have been the subject of significant public discourse and legal challenge worldwide, leading to a divergence of governing law between jurisdictions and heightened industry uncertainty...more
Last week we wrote that the Article 29 Working Party (“Working Party 29?) has adopted guidelines relating to the implementation of the European Court of Justice’s Google ruling on the right to be forgotten. ...more
For the first time since the Supreme Court’s Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Int’l decision this past summer, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has found that a patent claiming a software-related invention...more
The German Federal Court of Justice (GFCJ) was scheduled to judge, on October 28, 2014, whether dynamic IP addresses are "personal data" as defined in Article 2 of the EC Data Protection Directive, and if so, under which...more
The Article 29 Working Party, the European data protection advisory body consisting of representatives of the national data protection authorities of the EU Member States, announced yesterday that they have adopted guidelines...more
The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Motorola cannot recover overcharges to its non-U.S. subsidiaries that purchased price-fixed LCD panels abroad, even though finished cellphones incorporating those panels were...more
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Halo Elecs., Inc. v. Pulse Elecs., Inc. and Pulse Elecs. Corp. -
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On February 5, 2015 the en banc Federal Circuit will hear oral argument in the matter of Suprema, Inc. v. ITC.1 This rehearing reviews the controversial Federal Circuit opinion holding that “an exclusion order based on a...more
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