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On June 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court denied Google, Inc.’s petition for writ of certiorari, leaving intact the Federal Circuit’s holding that Oracle’s Java API software, and particularly the API declaring source code, is...more
On July 14, 2015, after two years of sometimes intense negotiations, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Russia, and China (known as the “P5+1” countries), along with the European Union, signed a Joint...more
And yet diagnostic methods are still wandering in the wilderness…
The PTO has issued yet another revision of its Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance for Examiners. The ?rst of these Guidance documents arrived in March...more
As technology moves forward, more and more of our everyday gadgets will be connected to the Internet. With that convenience may come some vulnerabilities. On July 24, 2015, Chrysler and its parent company FCA US LLC (FCA US)...more
On July 30, 2015, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued updated guidance regarding subject matter eligibility analysis to address six major themes from comments received in response to the 2014 Interim...more
This is the third in a series of blogs examining the rapid development of the Internet of Things (IoT) and its consequential impact on product liability risk. The development of the IoT has been so rapid and the applications...more
The term “cloud computing” is broad enough to cover a vast array of transactions, all of which use the Internet in some fashion. Two of the most prevalent forms of cloud computing are “software as a service” (SaaS) and...more
There has been much fanfare surrounding the reestablishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba, starting with President Obama’s announcement of the resumption of bilateral relations, and followed by the formal establishment of...more
The July 20, 2015, Federal Register includes a notice for direct final action to amend the electronic reporting regulations for Section 5 under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...more
A recall notice to fix critical control software on 1.4 million vehicles should raise concerns for companies, brokers and insurers across several business lines. The vulnerability of vital control systems to a remote hacking...more
Last week, the Federal Communications Commission (“Commission”) released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) seeking comment on several proposals to update and modify the rules governing the procedures Radiofrequency...more
As businesses increasingly store and access confidential information in the cloud, questions arise as to how to safeguard a company’s private data once it becomes part of an external computing network. Standards for...more
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to grant certiorari in the case of Google, Inc. v. Oracle America, Inc., a closely watched case regarding the eligibility of software for copyright protection. The Supreme Court’s decision...more
If you are not aware, please take note that the July 20, 2015 deadline is fast approaching for comments to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) proposed rule on the export control of certain...more
Editor’s note: This article was updated on July 23, 2015, to Editor’s note: This article was updated on July 23, 2015, to reflect certain additional information in U.N. Security Council Resolution 2231.
On July 14, 2015,...more
For corporations, the mobile app is today’s website.
Back in the late 1990s, no self-respecting company, no matter how stodgy and old-fashioned, wanted to be without a website....more
In support of Russian software developers when executing public (state or municipal) procurement, the Federal Law N 188-FZ “On Amendments to the Federal Law ‘On Information, Information Technologies and Protection of...more
Cyber scammers continually innovate new means to extract valuable information from unsuspecting victims. And a new form of cyber fraud is exploiting the close relationship between CEOs and CFOs. Identifying this threat — and...more
Sergey Aleynikov’s six-year trade secret odyssey through all possible configurations of litigation, civil and criminal, federal and state, may at long last have come to an end after the New York Supreme Court recently...more
Predictions suggest that the global market for cloud computing services should reach $118 billion by the end 2015 and climb as high as $200 billion by 2018. Although the cloud computing industry continues to be in its...more
Even though Louisiana's 2015 legislative session has concluded, the dust may be far from settled as to how increases in tax burdens meant to balance the State's budget will impact taxpayers. At least one industry trade...more
In This Issue:
- I. BIS and DDTC Publish Their Respective Proposed “Bookend” Controls on Toxicological Agents and Directed Energy Weapons
- II. BIS and DDTC Publish Their Respective Proposed “Bookend” Definitions...more
Figuring out what a patent is worth can often feel like black magic. But, doing so can be critical during an IP due diligence or when trying to assess the value of a company built around the intellectual property.
The U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) recently published a proposed rule enhancing controls on certain cybersecurity items under the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Specifically, the...more
The Washington Legislature released the state budget for the 2015-2017 biennium, which enhanced the state’s nexus standard, eliminated certain tax exemptions, extended some tax preferences, and made other tax changes:...more
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