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Clayton Utz
Copyright owners and ISPs now have clearer guidance about obtaining website-blocking orders to tackle online piracy.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The Court granted Gemstone's application to expunge four copyright registrations and to amend one copyright registration to replace "Gemstone Travel Management Systems" with....
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
In a recent dispute concerning golf ball technology the alleged infringer has responded by bringing an action for a declaration that its actions do not infringe the intellectual property in issue.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
Where the line between art, which is protected by copyright, and industrial designs should be drawn is difficult to determine. A recent decision of the Supreme Court of the United States...
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
The recent dispute involving the Charging Bull and the Fearless Girl sculptures raises interesting issues relating to the protection available to an author for infringement of moral rights.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A recent decision of the Federal Court of Appeal has interpreted the Copyright Act, in a way that protects the rights of copyright owners on the Internet.
Wan Hui Da - Peksung IP Group
S Sam Li and Honghui Hu of Wan Hui Da – Peksung IP Group explain three important Supreme Court cases on pharmaceutical patents.
Singh & Associates
Patent Amendment Rules 2016 as published on 16 May 2016 by the Government of India, Ministry of Commerce and Industry {Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion} has brought many positive changes...
Khurana and Khurana
The online platform offers ample opportunity for infringement of copyrights and it is but natural for copyright holders to react apprehensively and clamor for absolute regulation of the digital copyright...
Marks & Clerk
In a recent decision of the EPO's Boards of Appeal, T1463/11 (Universal merchant platform/CardinalCommerce), the appellant successfully appealed a decision of the Examining...
Gowling WLG
Designers are creative people - they are often the faceless masterminds behind products or ideas of tremendous value. But how does a designer protect their own brand value and create a 'design for life'?
TLT Solicitors
The High Court has ruled in favour of a software provider in a case which highlights the importance of agreeing robust and clear contractual terms in a software licence.
Holland & Knight
The patent venue statute, 28 U.S.C. 1400(b) (the statute), states that "[a]ny civil action for patent infringement may be brought in the judicial district where the defendant resides...
Jones Day
We have previously reported (on February 1, on March 1, and on March 30) how patent owners have seen a mixed bag of results in trying to convince PTAB panels that secondary considerations...
Pryor Cashman LLP
On May 22, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a decision limiting the venues in which patent owners may bring infringement actions.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
While many patent examiners prefer Markush claims, which recite lists of alternatively useable species, to be formatted as "selected from the group consisting of A, B, and C," ...
Orrick
How can you protect your trade secrets from a vast and well-concealed international effort to steal those secrets?
Vedder, Price P.C.
This interpretation permitted patent owners to sue domestic corporations for patent infringement in practically any jurisdiction in which the defendant sold products or offered services.
Womble Carlyle
Does your company's website include or link to third-party content? If so, there are potential legal issues that may arise under copyright law and website terms of use that can be minimized or avoided...
Foley & Lardner
This should drastically reduce the number of patent litigation matters in perceived plaintiff-friendly venues like the Eastern District of Texas.
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A recent federal appeals court decision may lead online platforms that post user-generated content filtered by moderators to think twice before posting copyrighted material.
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
The end of 2016 brought with it some good news for the defence in respect of pharmaceutical class actions, including a successful defence verdict in the first pharmaceutical product liability common issues trial in Canada.
LexOrbis
At the outset, I would take this opportunity to congratulate the Indian Patent Office for coming up with the guidelines for 'Computer Related Inventions (CRI).
ARA LAW
With increased globalization and the growth of information technology, the import of technical know-how, acquisition of software and technical services is not very uncommon in developing economies like ours.
Marks & Clerk
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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
This paper summarizes selected developments in Canadian Internet law during 2016.
Abel & Imray
A final stage in the successful prosecution of European patent applications is the issuance by the European Patent Office (EPO) of a Notice of Allowance Communication under Rule 71(3) EPC.
Reinhold Cohn & Partners
The State Intellectual Property Office of China (SIPO) has officially approved the proposed draft revisions to its current Examination Guidelines, which are set to come into effect on April 1, 2017.
Reed Smith
The state of Georgia and the Code Revision Commission achieved a victory when a federal court granted their motion for summary judgment, holding that Georgia's OCGA was protected by...
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