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Not All Repeat Infringer Policies Are Sufficient for Safe Harbor Protection

by McDermott Will & Emery on

The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit vacated a grant of summary judgment that a defendant had a reasonably implemented repeat infringer policy and therefore qualified for safe harbor protection under the Digital...more

Edible Arrangements’ Trademark Case Bears Fruit

In a recent decision, Judge Vanessa L. Bryant shed some light on a significant new issue: trademark infringement in the world of internet keyword advertising. In a case with important implications for online marketing...more

Eight is Not Enough: Second Circuit Adopts Eleven Factor Nominative Fair Use Test in Certification Mark Case

International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (known as ISC2) is a non-profit organization that owns a registered certification mark for the term CISSP® (meaning “Certified Information Systems...more

One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Trade Secret? Idaho Supreme Court Rules Against Appellant Waste Disposal Company In Bid to...

In a case more notable for the fact that it reached Idaho’s Supreme Court than the final decision, the lower court’s dismissal of the plaintiff waste disposal company’s misappropriation of trade secrets claim was affirmed....more

Family of Jack Gibson, founder of the National Association of Radio Announcers for Black Radio DJs, enforces famous mark “Jack the...

by Womble Bond Dickinson on

Judge Thrash issued a ruling granting in part and denying in part the motion for summary judgment of plaintiffs (Jill Gibson Bell, et. al., hereinafter “Gibson Family”) against Billy Darren Foster (“Foster”) for trade mark...more

Google Wins Summary Judgment in Books Case - Full Copying to Make Search Snippets Available to End-Users Held Fair Use

by Fenwick & West LLP on

Round one of the long-fought Google Books case has ended in a summary judgment victory for defendant Google. The Federal District Court for the Southern District of New York held yesterday that Google’s copying, use,...more

BakerHostetler Patent Watch: Cheese Sys., Inc. v. Tetra Pak Cheese and Powder Sys., Inc.

by BakerHostetler on

Where a court holds a claim obvious without making findings of secondary considerations, the lack of specific consideration of secondary considerations ordinarily requires a remand....more

Experts In Patent Cases: Getting The Most Out Of Your Star Witness

by Perkins Coie on

In This Issue: - Introduction - Selecting the Right Expert(s) ..The Testifying Expert ..Non-Testifying “Supporting” Experts - Fed. R. Civ. 26 Rules Governing Interactions Between Counsel and Experts ...more

June 2013: Entertainment Litigation Update

California Appeals Court Decides for Defendants in Idea Theft Case. - While idea theft claims continue to proliferate in Hollywood, a recent decision from the California Court of Appeal bolsters defendants’ chances...more

Patent Watch: Baron Servs., Inc. v. Media Weather Innovations, LLC

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On May 7, 2013, in Baron Servs., Inc. v. Media Weather Innovations, LLC, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Dyk, Reyna, Prost*) vacated and remanded the district court's summary judgment that MWI did not...more

Patent Watch: Aristocrat Techs. Austl. Pty Ltd. v. Int' Game Tech.

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On March 13, 2013, in Aristocrat Techs. Austl. Pty Ltd. v. Int' Game Tech., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (O'Malley,* Bryson, Linn) affirmed-in-part, vacated-in-part and remanded the district court's...more

Patent Watch: Brilliant Instruments, Inc. v. GuideTech, Inc.

by BakerHostetler on

On February 20, 2013, in Brilliant Instruments, Inc. v. GuideTech, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (Dyk, Moore,* Reyna) reversed and remanded the district court's summary judgment that Brilliant did...more

10 Things You Should Know About IP Litigation

by Knobbe Martens on

1. Can I infringe a patent if I am not aware of it? Yes. Lack of knowledge of a patent or a lack of intent to infringe the patent is not a defense to an allegation of patent infringement. Patent infringement occurs when...more

Federal Circuit Review - Volume 3 | Issue 1 - January 2013

by Knobbe Martens on

In This Issue: • Prior Litigation Precludes Lawsuit • Disclosure of Broad Genus Does Not Disclose Species • Preamble Limits Claims - Excerpt from Prior Litigation Precludes Lawsuit: In...more

Patent Watch: Allflex U.S.A., Inc. v. Avid Identification Sys., Inc.

by BakerHostetler on

[Where] the appellant has identified no relationship between the valuation placed on the appeal and the issues the appellant wishes to challenge, the parties have simply placed a "side bet" on the outcome of the appeal, which...more

The APP STORE Trademark Wars: New Year’s Installment

Amazon has recorded another success in its battle with Apple over use of the term APP STORE. The U.S. District Court in California has granted Amazon’s motion for summary judgment on Apple’s claim of false advertising...more

Batmobile: The Copyright Rises

Over the weekend, I saw an article in the Hollywood Reporter (which incidentally likes to quote our very own Catlan McCurdy, like here and here) discussing the copyright dispute over the 1966 Batmobile. Warner Brothers and...more

Patent Watch: Intel Corp. v. Negotiated Data Solutions, LLC

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§ 251 suggests to a potential licensee that -- in the absence of contrary language in the licensing agreement -- a license under the patent that is not directed to any specific claims, field of use or other limited right will...more

Intellectual Property Bulletin - Fall 2012

by Fenwick & West LLP on

In This Issue: - Court Declines to Dish Out Preliminary Injunction in Commercial-Skipping Case Despite Likelihood of Infringement - Free and Open-Source Software Diligence in Mergers, Acquisitions, and...more

Design Patent Case Digest: Telebrands Corp v. Del Laboratories, Inc.

Telebrands Corp v. Del Laboratories, Inc. - Decision Date: September 8, 2011 - Court: S.D. New York - Patents: D596,802 - Holding: Coty’s motion for summary judgment of invalidity denied - Opinion:...more

Is Your House Designer Creative Or A Copier? Judge Finds An Issue Of Fact Whether A House Design Infringed On A Previous...

by Varnum LLP on

In Bruemmer v. Reardon, Case No. 1:11-cv-988 (W.D. Mich.), Judge Bell denied the defendants' motion for summary judgment because he found that a genuine issue of material fact existed as to whether the defendants infringed on...more

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