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DOJ Opens New Review Of ASCAP And BMI Consent Decrees And Sets July 10 Deadline For Public Comment
On June 5, 2019, the Department of Justice announced its opening of a formal review of the antitrust consent decrees that have regulated music performance
United States
20 Jun 2019
Comment Period On Regulations Relating To Mechanical Licensing Collective Created By The Music Modernization Act
On March 13, 2019, the Copyright Royalty Judges issued regulations regarding the procedures for determination and allocation of assessments to fund the mechanical licensing collective ...
United States
9 Apr 2019
Orrick Advises Nitto In Significant Worldwide Exclusive License With Bristol-Myers Squibb
The agreement also grants BMS the option to receive exclusive licenses to Nitto's siRNA therapy for the treatment of lung fibrosis and other organ fibrosis.
17 Nov 2016
Piracy Pays (The IP Owner) – Judge Whyte Grants Motion For Default Judgment After Awarding Sanctions In Unauthorized Software Distribution Case
Everyone in the software field (and probably every computer user) is familiar with Adobe and at least one of its products, including Acrobat and Photoshop.
United States
22 Sep 2016
Renowned Intellectual Property Jurist Restricts Applicability Of IP Exclusion
A company facing IP-related claims might not look to its CGL policy (or other policies) for coverage.
United States
6 Jul 2016
Judge Koh Nominated For Ninth Circuit
We here at the blog would like to congratulate Judge Lucy Koh for being nominated by President Obama to sit on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
United States
9 Mar 2016
Third Time's A Charm? Court Denies Motion To Dismiss And Anti-SLAPP Motion
Order Denying Defendants' Motion to Dismiss and Anti-SLAPP Motion to Strike, Sonus Networks, Inc. v. Inventegry, Inc., C-15-0322 EMC (Judge Edward Chen).
United States
11 Aug 2015
Leave The Baggage Behind: Deciding How Much Party Background Is Admissible
Litigators know that, at trial, what you're not allowed to say can sometimes be just as important as what you say.
United States
20 Jul 2015
China’s NDRC Provides Guidance Regarding Licensing Of Standard-Essential Patents In Qualcomm Decision
On Mar. 2, 2015, China’s National Development and Reform Commission ("NDRC") published its decision in the Qualcomm case, which resulted in a $975 million fine against Qualcomm for alleged violations of the Anti-Monopoly Law.
28 Apr 2015
China’s SAIC Promulgates Regulations On Abuse Of Intellectual Property Rights
China’s State Administration for Industry & Commerce has published its long-awaited regulations regarding the use of intellectual property rights to eliminate or restrict competition.
28 Apr 2015
Helferich Patent Licensing v. New York Times et al.: Federal Circuit Reverses District Court Summary Judgment Ruling Regarding Patent Exhaustion
In Helferich Patent Licensing LLC v. New York Times Co., 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 2047 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 10, 2015), the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ("CAFC") concluded that the judicially-created doctrine of patent exhaustion should not be expanded such that authorized sales to persons practicing a first set of patent claims exhaust the patentee's rights to enforce other patent claims against different parties, reversing a district court decision that had granted summary judgment of non-in
United States
25 Feb 2015
DOJ’s Approval Of Revisions To IEEE’s Standard-Setting Policies Provides Guidance For SSOs, Patent Holders, Licensees And Courts
The IEEE encourages holders of SEPs to disclose the existence of SEPs during the standard-setting process.
United States
23 Feb 2015
Sticks And Stones May Break My Bones, But Your Disagreement Will Not Exclude Me
Attacking an expert’s methodology may be appropriate in motions to exclude, but disagreements with an expert’s opinion are better left for cross-examination at trial.
United States
7 Jul 2014
Good Reception: Inequitable Conduct And Licensing Defenses Sufficiently Pleaded
Fighting over the factual bases for patent-related affirmative defenses? Here are some take-home points from Judge Orrick.
United States
4 Jul 2014
District Court Rules In American Needle Case Following SCOTUS Remand
The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois made three important rulings in American Needle, Inc. v. New Orleans Saints, et al.
United States
16 Jun 2014
EC Adopts Revised Regime For Technology Transfer Agreements
The European Commission adopted a new package of rules for the assessment of technology transfer agreements under EU competition law.
United States
15 Apr 2014
Right to License Is Not The Same As Right To Sue
Just because you have the shared right to reproduce copyrighted works, does not mean that you have standing to sue others for infringement of those copyrighted works.
United States
28 Feb 2014
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