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As this patent infringement action headed to trial, the district court scolded both parties for their exhibit lists and, in particular, the objections to the exhibit lists. The district court explained that "Affinity has...more
Two software companies wanted to integrate their software products. The relationship soured and one of the parties - McHenry - purported to terminate the Software Licensing and Development Agreement and then launched a...more
In this patent infringement action brought by plaintiff Trustees of Boston University ("BU") , BU alleged that defendants infringed U.S. Patent No. 5,686,738 (the "'738 Patent"), which pertains to light emitting diodes...more
The intense patent activity in graphene stems from its enormous technological and commercial potential. But because much of the territory underlying the graphene cross-roads has already been claimed, patenting graphene poses...more
Cloud computing sales are poised to triple by 2017, according to IHS Technology. With growth comes competition and the potential for disputes, both intellectual property-related and otherwise. This article surveys some of the...more
In an October 2013 order in Digital Vending Services International, Inc. v. University of Phoenix, the judge refused to grant the defendants’ request for spoliation sanctions but punished the plaintiff for its disclosure of...more
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On Tuesday, October 1, 2013 at noon Pacific Time, I will present a webinar for SFTLA entitled “Sipping From the Fire Hose: Techniques for Managing E-Discovery and Evidence in Litigation.” If you are reading this post before...more
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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
A federal court in California recently awarded defendants in a patent infringement case more than $2.8 million in attorneys’ fees relating to the use of “predictive coding,” also known as “computer-assisted technology,” to...more
?Are you looking to guard your company's “secret sauce?” Fenwick’s Robert Brownstone says companies should safeguard their data by limiting the number of employees with access to certain confidential information. Following up...more
Court finds that using technology to undertake more efficient document review is reasonable.
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In This Issue:
- U.S. Federal Courts
01 Federal Circuit Holds Isolated DNA Is Statutory Subject Matter Under S101
07 Prometheus Redux
08 Federal Circuit Opens Reissues Proceedings to Add New Claims to...more
XXI. ANTICYBERSQUATTING CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT
A. CASE LAW
1. U.S. Courts of Appeal
a. Office Depot, Inc. v. Zuccarini 596 F.3d 696
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