Patent holders now have a clearer guideline on how to meet their licensing obligations on essential patents, explain Skadden attorneys.
While aimed at curbing undesirable NPE activity, unintended consequences of such legislation may upset patent value, explains Michelle Rakiec of AdValum Consulting.
Iqbal and Twombly have resulted in several infringement complaint standards among the federal district courts, explain Behrooz Shariati and Steven Lee of Womble Carlyle.
Alston & Bird attorneys explain how to protect your trade secrets while complying with California's proposed Safer Consumer Products Regulations.
Online games and toys present unique legal issues when seeking trademark or copyright protection, explains Eugene Pak of Wendel Rosen.
By developing and enforcing appropriate policies, employers can reduce the risk of trade secrets walking out the front door, explain Kris Haworth and Mindy Morton.
In an era of increased enforcement, companies need to ensure their practices and privacy policies are in sync, explains Francoise Gilbert of IT Law Group.
The nature of IP litigation is shifting from using vast armies of review attorneys to SWAT teams of tech experts, explains Animesh Kumar of iRunway.
Plaintiffs claiming infringement of their products need to structure the claim carefully to avoid dismissal, exlpain Harvey Siskind attorneys.
After a unanimous decision rejecting patentability of laws of nature, without more, innovators may have to turn to other means to protect inventions, explains James DeGraw of Ropes & Gray.
Diligence in discovery can improve defendants' chance of success on summary judgment in copyright actions, says David Tashroudian or Ezra Brutzkus Gubner.
Passage of SOPA, the controversial anti-piracy bill, could result in dire consequences for the tech industry, explains Marc H. Greenberg of Golden Gate University School of Law.
The notorious copyright troll was dealt a blow by several court decisions, but is trying a new strategy to legitimize its suits, explains David Tashroudian of Ezra Brutzkus Gubner.
With courts less inclined to presume it, plaintiffs may need alternative arguments for injunctive relief, explain Sideman & Bancroft attorneys.
America Invents Act will change how patents are issued and reviewed, potentially changing how tech companies do business, explain Schiff Hardin attorneys.
Federal Circuit's holding in 'Classen' invites the Supreme Court to provide clearer guidance on pre-emption, explain Fenwick & West attorneys.
Proper valuation of a debtor's intellectual property portfolio may result in greater value for the estate, debtor and creditors, explains Jonathan Petrus of Pluritas LLC.
By year's end, FDA will release rules controlling the approval process of large molecule generic drugs, explain Duane Morris attorneys.
Federal Circuit held that DNA is patent-eligible subject matter with certain restrictions, but upcoming decisions could provide clarity and narrow the limitations, explain Fenwick & West attorneys.
Thanks to Federal Circuit ruling, alleged infringers will have a harder time dimissing cases based on patentee's inequitable conduct, explains Craig Countryman of Fish & Richardson.
The "willful blindness" standard set by the Supreme Court will be hard to meet absent extreme facts, explains James Batchelder of Ropes & Gray.
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