A Focus on Energy: Royalty Trusts
Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
The Indiana Department of Revenue recently concluded that a company that earned royalty income from licensing trademarks and trade names to two of its Indiana affiliates, and had no physical presence in the state, nonetheless...more
A patentee bears the burden of proving infringement when a licensee seeks a declaratory judgment of non-infringement, the U.S. Supreme Court has held. The ruling reversed the Federal Circuit and clarified declaratory...more
Frequently, parties enter into IP license agreements in which the licensor grants a license or other rights to a bundle of its intellectual property (patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, know-how, etc.) pertaining...more
The Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals recently reluctantly refused to enforce a hybrid intellectual property agreement – that is, an agreement involving a bundle of patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property...more
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