The challenges posed by the theft of intellectual property are considerable, but many states and companies are taking steps to fight back by using the U.S. legal system and by implementing new practices.
WikiLeaks has published a leaked draft of the intellectual property chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, revealing proposals that could change how copyrights and patents are handled throughout the Pacific Rim.
Induced infringement is a form of liability for indirect patent infringement that is the subject of a game-changing decision handed down by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
Arguing for Microsoft and SAP, Edward Reines said his clients should be able to take on patent assertion entities targeting their customers.
After nearly 17 years in-house with Microsoft Corp., patent attorney Bart Eppenauer is joining Shook, Hardy & Bacon, where he will serve as managing partner of the firm's new Seattle office.
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.
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