Intellectual Property - 2009 Summer Bulletin


In This Bulletin:

*The Patent Prosecution Highway: An Expanding Option for Multinational Patent Filings...1

*Effects of Recent Rulings on the Enforceability of Open Source Licenses...2

*California’s Uniform Trade Secrets Act Preempts Common Law Claims Based on Same Facts as Trade Secret Misappropriation Claim...4

*Rescuecom v. Google — Second Circuit Finds Sale of Trademark as Search Term is Trademark Use...5

*Federal Circuit Affirms Double Patenting Rejection Where Absence of Common Ownership Precluded Filing Terminal Disclaimer...6

*No iParadigm Shift Needed: Anti-Plagiarism Copying Held Fair Use...7

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