IP Update, Vol. 14, No. 4, April 2011

more+
less-

In This Issue:

Patents:

Sanctions May Be Awarded for Violation of Injunction, Even Absent Infringement; Split Within Federal Circuit On Preemption In Ownership Disputes; PTO’s Prima Facia Case; False Marking Claims Must Be Pled with Specificity as to Intent; Judicial Economy Is Not a Trump Factor in Deciding Transfer Motions; Claim Construction: Too Much Structure Will Spoil the Brew; “Exceptional” in §285 Really Means Exceptional; Specification Must Sufficiently Describe Claimed Invention to Show Possession of Claimed Subject Matter; You Cannot “Game” the Appellate System by Filing a “Protective” Cross-Appeal; Laser Board Game May Be Obvious Based on Laser Computer Game; and, The House Enters the Patent Reform Fray

Trademarks:

No Likelihood of Confusion or Dilution Between CITIBANK and CAPITAL CITY BANK; and, KINDER Not Confusingly Similar to TiMi KINDERJOGHURT

Copyrights:

“Situs of the Injury” for Exercising Personal Jurisdiction over Defendant for Online Copyright Infringement Is Location of Copyright Owner; and, No Standing if Plaintiff’s Exclusive Rights Were Limited in Time

Trade Secrets:

Ninth Circuit No Friend to Winklevoss Twins: Facebook Settlement Stands; and, Software Compilation Not A Trade Secret Under State Law

Please see full update below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Written by:

Published In:

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© McDermott Will & Emery | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »

All the intelligence you need, in one easy email:

Great! Your first step to building an email digest of JD Supra authors and topics. Log in with LinkedIn so we can start sending your digest...

Sign up for your custom alerts now, using LinkedIn ›

* With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name.
×
Loading...
×