Intellectual Property - 2010 Summer Bulletin


In this issue:

*Business Methods Dodge a Bullet–Method Patents Survive for Now

*Protection or Preemption? The Ninth Circuit Rules on California Contract Law Claims

*No Protection Under State Law Without an “Extra Element”

*State Law Protection Available with an Offer for Sale

*Quick Updates

**Substantial Consequences for Discovery Failures in a Trade Secrets Case

**Miller v. Facebook, Inc.: Copyright Infringement Claim Dismissed

**Web-Based Specimens of Use for Goods Must Be More Than Mere Advertising

**Changing Standards in Transferring Cases out of the Eastern District of Texas

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