Stefan Hankin on Online Harassment
What Does the Supreme Court Ruling in Alice v. CLS Mean to a Software Entrepreneur?
A Moment of Simple Justice - Revenge Porn
Why Cyber Security?
How Fenwick Partners Caught the Tech Wave
How is Graphene Currently Used and What is the Hope for the Future?
What is Graphene? Fenwick Patent Attorney Has the Answer
Two Tips for Inventors Filing Patent Applications
Are Criminal Laws the Right Response to Revenge Porn?
Why Law Firms Are Starting to Think Like Media Companies
Schoenbrod: SCOTUS Ruling Helps EPA Deal With a "Stupid Statute"
Protecting and Enforcing Your High Technology Intellectual Property - Webinar Replay
Did the IRS Just Help or Hurt the Bitcoin Economy?
Legal Tech Startups: Separating Hype from Opportunity
Jail Time for Revenge Porn Offenses?
Polsinelli Podcast - Conducting Business in China
Rolling Out LPM Software at Akin Gump
Polsinelli Podcast - Generic Drugs to Market - What's the Climate in 2014?
Emerging Strategies for Protecting Global IP Rights
Data Center Networks – Interview with Jeff Moerdler, Member, Mintz Levin
In This Issue:
- Data for the Taking: Using the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act to Combat Web Scraping
- Google Glass Into Europe: A Small Step or a Giant Leap?
- Drugs and the Internet: FDA Distributes New...more
The recent Opinion of the Advocate-General suggests that a clarification and moderation of the Court of Justice of the European Union’s (CJEU) approach to the patentability of stem cells may be on the horizon. If followed,...more
India's competition authority, the Competition Commission of India (CCI), has begun scrutinizing and investigating pharmaceutical patent settlement agreements between brand and generic firms for potential anticompetitive...more
For the best part of 10 years, since the judgment of Lord Hoffmann in Kirin-Amgen v Hoescht Marion Roussel, it has been widely assumed that there is no file wrapper estoppel in the UK and no doctrine of equivalents either. ...more
US: Following loss before the Supreme Court, Aereo “astonishes” broadcasters with new legal strategy - New York-based Aereo asserts in federal district court that it is entitled to a compulsory license...more
In this issue:
- Apps and Data Privacy
– New Guidelines from the German DPAs New Developments in Cybersecurity Regulation
- Refer-a-Friend Functionality on the Internet – Federal Court underpins its...more
On June 6, 2014, the fourth draft version of the new PRC Copyright Law (New Law) was published for public comment, having first been published in 2010. The period for public comment ended on July 5, 2014 meaning the...more
On June 26, 2014 the Italian Communications Authority (AGCOM) issued an interesting decision pursuant to the Online Copyright Protection Regulations.
This decision is one of the firsts facing the issue of copyrighted...more
The “Myriad-Mayo” patent subject matter eligibility guidance issued March 4, 2014 reflects the USPTO’s interpretation of Supreme Court cases interpreting and applying 35 USC § 101 to claims involving laws of nature, natural...more
Recent developments in US law have meant that investors conducting due diligence of biotech and technology companies now not only consider whether the company’s US patents are valid and cover the relevant technology but also...more
As it becomes harder for rights holders to control the flow of infringing medical products, Baker Botts’ Neil Coulson and Mark Whitaker review developing case law on both sides of the Atlantic.
Whether a company...more
On 5 June 2014 the European Court of Justice (CJEU) published its decision in the “Meltwater” Case C-360/13, (Public Relations Consultations Association Ltd (PRCA) v Newspaper Licensing Agency Ltd (NLA) and Others). In a...more
In This Issue:
- Supreme Court Hears Six Patent Cases This Term
- Is Implied License the New Fair Use?
- Navigating the Murky Waters of the Domestic Industry Requirements in the International Trade...more
The 2014 FIFA World Cup has been a ratings success for SBS, which has an exclusive Media Rights Licence to broadcast the World Cup across television, radio and the internet in Australia. However, with the tournament now...more
Sometime after I’d piloted Wagamama to victory against the awful Rajamama copycat Indian-themed restaurant, my late friend Paul O’Farrell, who was the COO, asked whether we could get additional trade mark protection by...more
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PROTECTION -
Effectively protecting a business’s intellectual property rights has become an increasingly important element of safeguarding the success of many businesses nowadays. The following is...more
Over the decades, the use of patents to protect “software” or “computer implemented” inventions has been the subject of much debate: both on the philosophical question of whether such inventions should be patentable, and on...more
The third step in bringing your medical device to market is to understand whether you can practice your invention.
This article is part three of a series that will present the three big issues in IP: Do you own it? Can...more
In this issue:
- The Early Bird Gets the Trademark: Don’t Delay Filing Intent-to-Use Applications
- Color Wars: Narrowing Color Claims in Trademark Rights
- It’s Good to Be Famous: TTAB Expands...more
The 2014 BIO International Convention has already begun in San Diego, but most of the sessions and forums get underway beginning on Tuesday, June 24, 2014. Patent Docs has been highlighting a few sessions or other...more
The 2014 BIO International Convention begins this week in San Diego. If you are planning on attending, you probably already know that the amount of information and opportunities available at BIO can be daunting. Therefore,...more
The 2014 BIO International Convention begins next week in San Diego. If you are planning on attending, you probably already know that the amount of information and opportunities available at BIO can be daunting. Therefore,...more
ACI Adam BV v Stichting de Thuiskopie -
Following a reference from the Supreme Court of the Netherlands, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) held that EU law precludes member states from having national...more
Whenever we view content on the Internet, our web browsers (Internet Explorer or Firefox, for most folks) make temporary copies of that content on our computers. Amongst the rights reserved by copyright holders is the right...more
In Actavis Group HF v. Eli Lilly & Co. the UK High Court has granted a declaration of non-infringement in the UK, France, Italy and Spain. A jurisdictional challenge in relation to the French, Italian and Spanish...more
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