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On June 16, the Federal Circuit issued its first-ever reversal of a Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision in an America Invents Act post-grant proceeding. The opinion, drafted by Chief Judge Prost and joined by CAFC Judge...more
Yesterday, the Federal Circuit issued a decision in Williamson v. Citrix that includes an en banc portion that broadens the circumstances in which claim limitations may be deemed means-plus-function limitations. This appears...more
Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, Christopher Barnett,, helps you answer whether hosting Microsoft products through third parties is a good option for your company....more
Central District of California Clarifies the Section 101 Analysis and Finds Another Two Patents Invalid -
On November 3, 2014, Judge Mariana R. Pfaelzer of the Central District of California spent the better part of...more
Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, Christopher Barnett, reviews the typical path of a Microsoft audit....more
Sharepoint is a beast in the world of enterprise document management. As of late 2012, SharePoint was a $2 billion source of revenue for Microsoft, and Microsoft claimed that over 60% of enterprises use it.
Are you a Canadian software vendor with customers in the USA? Let’s say your US end-user customer is sued for patent infringement in the US based on use of your software, but the lawsuit avoids naming your company. In other...more
In this article:
- Patentability, Validity, and Procurement of Patents
- Interpretation and Infringement of Patents
- Enforcement of Patents
- Patents at the U.S. Supreme Court
Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, Christopher Barnett, suggests that hosting providers be aware of Microsoft's licensing rules regarding deployment on the service provider's servers. Failure to do so can result in severe...more
Christopher Barnett, Scott & Scott, LLP attorney, suggests service providers weigh their Microsoft options before committing either to a dedicated deployment or an Authorized Mobility Partner licensing model....more
Earlier this week, the California Court of Appeal, First District, held that the right to replicate and install software is an intangible property right for sales-factor sourcing purposes. Thus, for the years at issue, the...more
On December 18, 2012, the California Court of Appeal ruled that receipts from the right to replicate software are sourced as sales “other than tangible personal property.” In reversing the trial court, the Court of Appeal...more
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