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Could infringing imports be jeopardizing your intellectual property rights without your knowledge? U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) may be a valuable resource to protect your registered U.S. trademarks and copyrights,...more
Intellectual property (IP) law is undergoing a major transformation just as additive manufacturing? or 3D printing? has begun to revolutionize the manufacturing industry. The interplay between these two forces could end up...more
One of the worst kept secrets is the experienced and expected growth in healthcare IT. In 2013, over $650 million was invested into healthcare IT companies, and the trend is continuing to grow. Combined with the fact that...more
The Ultramercial story is not over. In the latest step of a controversial case involving 35 U.S.C. § 101 that has been ongoing since 2009, patentee Ultramercial has petitioned the Supreme Court for a writ of certiorari. The...more
In This Issue:
- After B&B Hardware, What is the Full Scope of Estoppel Arising From a PTAB Decision in District Court Litigation?
- When You Don’t Know What You Know: The Role of Unappreciated Inherency in the...more
In This Issues:
- Key Considerations: For Negotiating Electronic Point Of Sale Solution Agreements
- Fashion Forward And Tech Savvy: The Co-Branding Of Wearable Technologies
- The Internet Of Things: The...more
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY -
There are a variety of laws dealing with the protection of intellectual property (IP) in Australia. These laws provide for the creation of legal rights to the exclusive use or ownership of...more
Innovation depends on collaboration and leveraging the expertise of diverse individuals is instrumental to creating new technologies. While there are many benefits to collaborations, significant legal issues can arise such as...more
Canada is in the midst of a substantial overhaul of its intellectual property statutes and regulations that will have wide-ranging implications for patent, industrial design, trade-mark and copyright law as well as procedure....more
In This Issue:
- Federal Circuit Affirms PTO in First Appeal of an Inter Partes Review Decision
- EU Copyright: No Resale of Digital Content Except for Software?
- Qualcomm Agrees to $975 Million Fine and...more
Copyrighting Player-Generated Content in Video Games -
Last year, consumers spent more than $21 billion on the video game industry. The Entertainment Software Association reports that almost 60% of Americans—roughly...more
On 24 March 2015 the Investment Compact Decree (published on January 2015) was finally converted into law, with a number of modifications to the Italian patent box (IP Box) approved at the end of last year. ...more
Meet some of the top Intellectual Property writers during the past 45 days on JD Supra....more
Last year promised significant changes in Canadian IP law; some of which will be realized in 2015. As the first quarter draws to a close, this year’s trends in IP law are emerging. Canada’s international trade negotiations...more
As collateral for a loan, lenders are accustomed to obtaining a security interest in the property of the borrower. Such property usually includes tangible assets of the borrower such as real estate, machinery and other...more
A client this week asked me to help him with a source code license. What started as a simple request with crafting a paragraph inevitably grew due to the concept of “blocking intellectual property.” While I would argue that...more
Intellectual Property, often referred to simply as IP, is a legal term covering various forms of valuable business assets. The three broad, primary areas of IP are: trademarks, copyrights, and patents....more
Under Federal Circuit case law, patent-infringement defendants may assert the laches defense – an equitable defense barring claims brought after an unreasonable delay. But the doctrine will soon square off in the Federal...more
How should one account for intellectual property (IP), such as a patent or copyright, in their estate plan? These intangible assets can be highly valuable, and they should be handled according to the owner’s wishes. This...more
In November 2014 we said that the Italian patent box is also a copyright box. The patent box regime, adopted at the end of last year with the 2015 Financial Bill, was recently modified by the so called “Investment Compact...more
Greetings, Court fans!
The Court returned to action yesterday with two quick-and-unanimous decisions on statutory construction, Jesinoski v. Countrywide Home Loans (13-684), addressing the time and manner for exercising...more
There were a number of notable developments in patent case law in 2014. Key decisions from the Federal Circuit and Supreme Court tackled a variety of key issues, including patent eligibility of software and business methods,...more
New York State and its four U.S. district courts – the Northern District (N.D.N.Y.), Southern District (S.D.N.Y.), Eastern District (E.D.N.Y.), and Western District (W.D.N.Y.) – have been well-known venues for IP cases. How...more
2015 promises to be a challenging year for intellectual property law. Here is Brooks Kushman’s list of significant IP and technology law trends that clients should be prepared for in 2015....more
I. Background and Overall Scope of Section 956 -
The overall purpose of section 956 is to tax investments made by CFCs in specified categories of “United States property” on a constructive dividend basis. The...more
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