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  1. Recent Massachusetts decisions break new ground

    USA - July 3 2014

    In Crown v. Kobrick Offshore Fund, Ltd., 85 Mass. App. Ct. 214 (2014), a stock subscription agreement contained an indemnification clause in favor of

  2. USPTO offers additional guidance in preliminary examination instructions following Supreme Court decision in CLS Bank

    USA - June 26 2014

    Following closely on the heels of the United States Supreme Court decision in Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International, 573 U.S. ___

  3. Nutter bank report, June 2014

    USA - June 30 2014

    The Nutter Bank Report is a monthly electronic publication of the firm's Banking and Financial Services Group and contains regulatory and legal

  4. Sanctions against Amphastar Pharmaceuticals for discovery misconduct stand

    USA - June 11 2014

    Plaintiffs Momenta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Sandoz, Inc. (collectively, “Momenta”) brought an action against Defendants Amphastar Pharmaceuticals

  5. Assignments in the United States do not always pass muster in Europe

    European Union, USA - January 15 2013

    In the United States, where an inventor must assign ownership of patent rights to his or her employer or another company, he or she signs an

  1. Avoiding a change in AIA status when filing continuation applications

    USA - July 21 2014

    The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) introduced a number of important changes to U.S. patent law. Many of the provisions in the AIA do not apply

  2. Supreme Court issues opinion on software patents and USPTO reacts with preliminary examination guidelines

    USA - July 21 2014

    In late June, the United States Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision in Alice Corporation Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International that may have

  3. Consumer watchdog puts a leash on appealing USPTO decisions to federal court

    USA - July 21 2014

    Despite being dismissed by the Federal Circuit before reaching its highly anticipated substantive issues regarding patent eligibility, the ruling in

  4. How to file a trademark application: the guts of a U.S. trademark application (part 2 of 2)

    USA - July 21 2014

    The article in our May edition of the IP Bulletin addressed four of the eight most commonly asked questions that arise when completing a U.S

  5. Claim drafting in view of Limelight and Nautilus

    USA - July 21 2014

    On the same day in early June, the United States Supreme Court issued two opinions addressing patent law issues related to inducement and