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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 March 25, 2014, Brian Jackson received a text message on his cellular phone, allegedly making an offer for cruise ticks on behalf of Caribbean Cruise Line (“CCL”). Jackson filed suit against AdSource Marketing Ltd....more
In the closing days of its January term, the Illinois Supreme Court heard oral argument in Hadley v. Subscriber Doe. Hadley poses the question of whether the defendant is entitled to quash the plaintiff’s subpoena seeking to...more
Plaintiffs in two recently dismissed class actions alleging violations of the Video Privacy Protection Act (“VPPA”) filed notices of appeal this week, asking the Third and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeals to hit the rewind...more
Two recent federal district court rulings regarding the Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA) follow the emerging trend of decisions indicating that courts are reluctant to find violations of the VPPA for sharing anonymous...more
The Court of Appeal of Milan recently issued a very important decision in the Yahoo! v. RTI case. The Court overturned the First Instance decision and held that Yahoo! can rely on the hosting provider exemption under the...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
On February 8, 2015, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) adopted a new patent policy for standards-essential patents (SEPs) in IEEE standards. This comes in the midst of rapid developments in the high...more
In a December 2014 decision, a French judge ruling in injunctive proceedings gave a new and interesting illustration of how national judges may use the ECJ’s Costeja v. Google case, as well as the related guidelines adopted...more
The Supreme Court has long recognized that the freedom of speech enshrined in the First Amendment extends to anonymous speech, noting that “persecuted groups and sects … throughout history have been able to criticize...more
When are Internet-based business methods eligible for patent protection under 35 U.S.C. § 101? In 2014, the Supreme Court laid the groundwork for the Federal Circuit to grapple with this question, when it decided Alice Corp....more
Ericsson, Inc. v. D-Link Sys. Inc., et al. -
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit addressed a spectrum of issues surrounding industry standards for electronic devices that wirelessly access the internet,...more
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Florida in Jeter v. McKeithen et al., dismissed defamation and defamation by implication claims brought by a teenager against Florida television station WJHG challenging...more
In another decision sculpting the contours of what is patent-eligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit determined that an invention that combined one webpage with a...more
Last week the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey dismissed, with prejudice, class action claims against Google and Viacom concerning targeted advertising and the online tracking of children through...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
The machine-or-transformation test was once the gatekeeper of patent eligibility, but that reign ended in 2010 when the Supreme Court stated in Bilski that it is not the sole test for determining patentability. By 2013 the...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
Posted on January 28, 2015 by Julie Brook, Esq. When corporate goes criminal, i.e., an investigation involving a corporation leads to a criminal case headed to trial, you often need computer forensic experts to testify about...more
FEDERAL CIRCUIT CASES -
Akin Gump Wins Summary Judgment of Non-Infringement -
Akin Gump obtained a significant victory on summary judgment for HTC and AT&T in a patent infringement case against Adaptix, Inc., an...more
Tissue Transplant Technology Ltd. and Human Biologics of Texas Ltd. (“the Petitioners”) recently filed a petition with the Patent Trial and Appeal Board requesting inter partes review of U.S. Patent No. 8,597,687 (“the ’687...more
Hana Financial, Inc. v. Hana Bank – What You Need to Know -
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court held that whether two trademarks may be tacked for purposes of determining priority is a question for the jury, because...more
Ultratec, Inc. v. CaptionCall, L.L.C. -
Addressing the obviousness issue whether an asserted secondary reference impermissibly changes the principle of operation of a primary reference, the U.S. Patent and Trademark...more
Since December 15, 2014, six putative class actions have been filed against Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc., asserting claims by current and former employees whose personal information was allegedly stolen during the...more
2015 promises to be a challenging year for intellectual property law. Here is Brooks Kushman’s list of significant IP and technology law trends that clients should be prepared for in 2015....more
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