Instapundit: America's IP Laws Need to be "Pruned Back"
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 federal government recently filed its amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court in Medtronic, Inc. v. Boston Sci. Corp. At issue is who should bear the burden of proof when a licensee says it does not infringe a...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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