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.
Maria Crimi Speth & Aaron Haar
If you aren't registering your copyrights with the United States Copyright Office, you're missing out on additional protections.
Morrison & Foerster
Jury trial won for the University of California Davis in—yes—a strawberry patent infringement case.
The procedure applies only to infringements committed by users who make available to the public and upload content or works for which they do not own/control the copyrights. However, it does not apply to infringements committed by end users by downloading, peer to peer file sharing, streaming, or cloud computing.
Paul C. Van Slyke
Your company name and important brand names are two types of your most valuable business assets. Without your company name and brand names, consumers and trade buyers would not be able to identify easily (and choose) your goods or services over those of another.
Jeff C. Dodd, Tonya Gray, Ben Setnick, John R. Hutchins, Rose Cordero Prey, and Mark A. Chapman
This week, in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC, the Supreme Court undid the settled practice of virtually nationwide venue for patent infringement cases.
A look back at the 1983 Nilssen case, and what it means for patent law today.
Registering and investigating trademarks are just the beginning when it comes to keeping your intellectual property safe.
Bernt Elsner and Molly Kos
The Austrian Cartel Amendment Act (Kartell- und Wettbewerbsrechts-Änderungsgesetz) 2017 might be put up for its first high-class practicability test sooner than expected.
More lawsuits mean more opportunities for expert witnesses in all industries and specialties.
Maria Crimi Speth & Aaron K. Haar
There are two arguments for fair use in a trademark infringement case. Here's your guide to understanding both.
Trademark clearance for craft breweries.
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.
Michael B. Fein
Where can you be sued for patent infringement?
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.
Jennifer Ko Craft
IPR protection strategies that work.
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.
Michael B. Fein
A guide to navigating copyright claims on famous songs.
Brand owners seeking to obtain exclusive rights in their advertising slogans for campaigns encompassing the United States and Europe should bear in mind certain well-established principles.
"The biggest challenge here is to master the complexity and sophistication of the French construction law."
Jamie L. Graham
Patent law is one more area up for debate with changes coming to the Supreme Court.
A roundup of recent news of listed lawyers across the country.
The Lloreda Camacho & Co. attorney discusses the firm's 2019 “Law Firm of the Year” award for Intellectual Property Law.
Brian J. MacDonough
The Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination's new regulations offer a substantial overhaul from the past system.
Anthony J. Enea
Your cryptocurrency assets could pose problems when it comes to your income and estate taxes.
Florian Schneider of 2019 "Law Firm of the Year" winner Dentons Russia discusses his career accomplishments.
Megan Erickson Moritz
The Department of Labor is proposing a hike to the salary threshold requirement for exempted employees.