Thought leaders from around the world contribute their perspectives on landmark cases, new legislation, and legal perspectives on new technologies, business practices, and civil procedure.
Jamie L. Graham
Patent law is one more area up for debate with changes coming to the Supreme Court.
A look back at the 1983 Nilssen case, and what it means for patent law today.
Corinne E. Atton and April M. Breyer
The March 2017 statistics issued by PTAB report that across all technologies, all challenged patent claims are found patentable in only 19 percent of inter partes review (IPR) final written decisions.
How long do patent applications take? Consider what you're filing for, and the strength of your proposal.
Michael B. Fein
A guide to navigating copyright claims on famous songs.
Michael B. Fein
If the European Parliament and the 25 participating states were trying to emulate a U.S. patent and replace the present Balkanized system wherein each state has its own patent granting authority and courts handling patent litigation, it has failed miserably.
S. Benjamin Pleune
Inter partes review (IPR) has become the procedure of choice to resolve the validity of patents, with or without a co-pending litigation.
An Interview With Jan Bernd Nordemann of Boehmert & Boehmert, Winner of the 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" Award for Intellectual Property Law in Germany
The international property law attorney discusses his firm's recent successes and the trends taking over the IP field.
Rachel Constantino-Wallace, John Roche, and John Wechkin
Issues like product liability, FAA compliance, privacy, and IP surround the use of drones for personal and business use.
A Q&A with Advisory Board member Colleen Tracy James of Mayer Brown.
Michael B. Fein
Where can you be sued for patent infringement?
Morrison & Foerster
Jury trial won for the University of California Davis in—yes—a strawberry patent infringement case.
The Defendant Trade Secrets Act of 2015 (“DTSA”), was signed into law by President Obama on May 11, 2016. The new statute creates broad private federal cause of action for trade secret misappropriation and has been hailed as “the most sweeping change to the nation’s intellectual property laws in a generation or more.”
On April 19, 2017, after a two-week trial, a federal jury unanimously acquitted Revolutions Medical Corporation (RMCP) CEO Rondald Wheet on all three counts of securities fraud and false filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Julie Desrosiers and Michael Shortt
The nine judges of the Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the so-called “promise doctrine” was not part of Canadian patent law, and laid out a new approach to the utility requirement which substantially lowers the bar to proving usefulness of patented inventions.
The rapidly developing technology is good for much more than just cryptocurrency exchange. What do lawyers need to know?
Attorneys should follow these steps to get the most for their clients following a car accident.
Victims of accidents in California can receive damages for their injury, whether that be physical, emotional, or financial.
For decades, supply chains have been getting increasingly intricate. Now the Trump administration’s trade policies and other disruptions are challenging those systems
What law firms need to know about translator credentials.
Lawyers looking to maximize their M&A leverage need to keep one person (after their client) in mind above all: local counsel.
With all the advances in medical knowledge and experience, why are there so many medical errors and what can be done to reduce them?
The country’s economic upheaval is grabbing headlines—and raising eyebrows—around the world. What comes next seems far from certain.
Elise Scott, Madalyn Brown, and Bob DeMott
Corporate social responsibility isn’t just good for the planet—increasingly, it’s good for business, too.
Greenberg and Fisher Phillips make new hires, and Children's Law Center recognizes McDermott Will & Emery.
This week in news from our listed attorneys, millions are set aside in a fund for Native American farmers after a winnning class action suit.