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By Paul Rivard
Kraft filed suit against Heartland in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, alleging that Heartland's liquid water enhancer products infringe three of Kraft's patents.
By Rajit Kapur
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court decided American Broadcasting Companies, et al. v. Aereo.
By Charles Shifley
The Court held in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank Int’l that all the patent claims in the case were not patent eligible.
By Paul Rivard
Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in Nautilus, Inc. v. Biosig Instruments, Inc. involving the definiteness requirement of 35 U.S.C. § 112 (b).
By H. Porter
The U.S. Supreme Court held that a defendant is not liable for induced patent infringement under 35 U.S.C. § 271(b) if no one has directly infringed under 35 U.S.C. § 271(a).
By Aseet Patel
Under the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, the United States has moved from a first-to-invent regime to a first-inventor-to-file regime.
By Ernest Linek
Yesterday, in Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. (No. 12-1315), the Supreme Court ruled that the doctrine of laches could not be invoked to bar a copyright claim...
By Jordan Bodner, William Wooten
The late Chief Judge Giles S. Rich, in an oft-quoted précis of U.S. patent law, remarked that "the name of the game is the claim."
By H. Porter
On April 30, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in "Limelight Networks, Inc. v. Akamai Technologies, Inc.".
By Aaron Bowling
In two unanimous decisions, the Supreme Court laid down a pair of pivotal changes to the rules governing court awarded attorney’s fees in patent litigations.
By Rajit Kapur
April 23, 2014 – Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in "American Broadcasting Companies, et al. v. Aereo".
By H. Porter, Craig Kronenthal
Inter partes review is quickly becoming a popular choice for challenging the validity of a patent.
By Steve Chang
I’m sure many of us have fond memories of the venerable library card catalogue.
By Anna King
The doctrine of aesthetic functionality was revived in the recent "Louboutin" case to protect the competitive need to use color to communicate a message.
By Aaron Bowling
After leaving the realm of intellectual property law alone for decades, the United States Supreme Court has strongly reestablished its presence.