The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the right of same-sex couples to marry is protected by the Constitution. The highly anticipated 5-4 decision was hailed as a landmark victory for gay rights, and sparked spirited dissents, including Justice Antonin Scalia's biting criticism of Justice Anthony Kennedy's sweeping majority ruling. Here is a round-up of ALM's nationwide coverage of this historic decision.
Fee shifting is the new battle in patent litigation. With the Senate's latest patent reform proposal looking to enshrine the Supreme Court's Octane ruling, there needs to be a greater understanding of patent holders' economic realities and business mechanics, write Ron Epstein and Sabrina Chang.
The feature film 'Woman in Gold' provides an opportunity to explore the some of the complexities of pursuing restitution claims for art looted by the Nazis--and the moral imperative of ensuring that the claims are resolved in victims' favor, writes Nicholas M. O'Donnell.
Intellectual property law is keeping pace with rapid developments in science and technology, from biosimilars to 3D printing. In this special report, leading IP practitioners offer litigation strategies, address the shifting boundaries of patent law and discuss a U.S. Supreme Court that isn't shying away from key intellectual property issues.