Mondaq USA: Intellectual Property
Jones Day
On July 5, Directive (EU) 2016/943 took effect, providing for common measures against the unlawful acquisition, use, and disclosure of trade secrets.
Foley & Lardner
The district court found that the ‘915 patent was entitled to the benefit of the filing date of the ‘072 application.
Orrick
Key court rulings and enforcement activity in recent years have made it riskier and costlier for patent owners to bring — and settle — patent infringement cases.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On May 11, 2016, President Barack Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016, which Congress passed April 27, 2016. So, what does the passage of the DTSA mean for your company?
Orrick
Around the world, patents – and the associated rights a patent confers upon its holder – are increasingly being subjected to and defined by competition law policies and analysis.
Foley Hoag LLP
On September 8, 2016, the ECJ rendered a controversial decision in GS Media v. Sanoma Media, which has been acclaimed by copyright holders and heavily criticized by internet companies.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Patent attorneys are often asked the question: "Is my idea patentable?" Often the idea is related to software or business methods.
Strasburger & Price, L.L.P.
Patent holders and applicants have seen an almost unchecked string of patent ineligibility holdings in U.S. courts and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office decisions related to software-implemented patents.
Orrick
Software's ability to seemingly transcend patents, copyright, and trade secrets makes it challenging to decide which will provide the best way to enforce those rights.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The porn industry is often one of the early adopters for new technologies. VR is no exception.
Jones Day
On September 21, 2016, in Certain Portable Electronic Devices and Components Thereof, Inv. No. 337-TA-994, the Commission determined not to review Judge Shaw's initial determination ("ID") that the asserted patent, U.S. Patent Number 6,928,433, is directed to ineligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. § 101.
Brinks Gilson & Lione
35 U.S.C. § 271(f)(1) requires that an accused infringer supply "all or a substantial portion of the components of a patented invention" for combination outside the United States.
Fenwick & West LLP
The Court of Justice of the European Union ruled on September 8, 2016 that websites that merely link to infringing material (instead of copying it) can be liable for copyright infringement.
Orrick
When parties settle a case, they usually want to put it all behind them and move on. But what if the court's decisions still hang over their heads?
Proskauer Rose LLP
In a recent decision on obviousness-type double patenting, Judge Wolf shortened the shelf life of a dispute between Janssen Biotech, Inc. ("Janssen") and Celltrion Healthcare Co. Inc. ("Celltrion"), relating to a biopharmaceutical patent covering a particular antibody.
Foley & Lardner
The general consensus is that the Supreme Court's June decision in Halo Electronics v. Pulse Electronics eased the path to proving willfulness, as discussed previously on IP Litigation Current.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
The Southern District of New York has ruled that the consent decree under which the performance rights organization BMI operates neither bars fractional licensing nor requires full-licensing.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Two years after the Central District of California invalidated two 3-D animation patents under Section 101, the Federal Circuit reversed that court's decision...
Brinks Gilson & Lione
Formed as a result of the 2011 America Invents Act, the PTAB has become singularly important as a tribunal in patent cases, including inter partes proceedings with respect to patent validity.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
The October 2016 issue of Financier Worldwide features our article discussing the ITC's general exclusion order procedure and how it impacts fighting counterfeit goods.
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The Antitrust Division of the DOJ and the FTC announced they are seeking public comments on the first update to the Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intellectual Property issued in 1995.
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