When skillfully performed, patent litigation is a symphony. The key to a successful patent litigation is an appreciation for the balance that must exist among several distinct parts.
Cisco Systems Inc. and Electronic Frontier Foundation lawyers urged Congress to create a public registry of patent troll demand letters, saying transparency would help curb the unwarranted and costly attacks from patent assertion entities.
Against the background of a U.S. Patent and Trademark Office in flux, we talked to former PTO general counsel Bernard Knight Jr. about what's ahead in U.S. patent law.
The software patent problem is now so huge that the urgency to find a fix is at unprecedented levels.
Patent lawyers are turning to legal analytics, hoping the data will give them an advantage over opposing counsel in lawsuits that could be worth millions of dollars.
To own the patents claiming employee inventions, a company should have an employment agreement with language transferring ownership of inventions.
There are a few key patent law principles that every lawyer really needs to know.
Spurned here, U.S. nonpracticing entities eye Europe.
The FTC wants to know what you think of "patent trolls."
At the Association of Corporate Counsel's Annual Meeting in Los Angeles, technology company in-house counsel signaled their support for the patent litigation reforms proposed in the Innovation Act.
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