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US court rules non-transferable software "can be resold"

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 29 2009

Whether you are a computer software developer, user or are buying or selling software licences as part of a wider corporate transaction it may be worth taking note of a recent ruling by a US Court that reaches an interesting conclusion on the nature of computer software ownership

How to make a noose out of a loophole JP Morgan’s energy market abuse case

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • August 8 2013

The $400 million package agreed by JP Morgan with the US federal energy regulator to settle its energy market abuse case against the firm, announced

The patentability of stem cells: WARF's success and failure on opposite sides of the Atlantic

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 31 2008

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) has had three of its patents in relation to stem cells (and in particular, methods of isolation) upheld by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO

Battle of the books

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • July 3 2009

Two disputes involving high profile novels have recently brought copyright infringement to the fore in the international media

Apple told that statement on website was misleading

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 23 2012

The intellectual property dispute between Apple and Samsung is very well documented but remains widely misunderstood

Dell and Psion in fight for the right to "Netbook"

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 4 2009

Psion Teklogix Inc, which describes itself as a company that "specializes in making mobile workers more productive", faces the prospect of being a victim of its own success on the one hand and its failure to take steps to protect that success on the other

Games (and songs) without frontiers

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • March 16 2012

The Stop Online Piracy Act (“SOPA”) was a United States bill introduced to extend the reach of U.S. law to combat online trafficking of intellectual property and counterfeit goods outside U.S. jurisdiction

Update: shale gas fracturing in the UK

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 17 2012

A panel of experts from GFRAC Technologies, Keele University and the British Geological Survey were commissioned by DECC to examine the possible relationship between hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” operations carried out by Cuadrilla Resources Limited near Blackpool and a number of earthquakes which occurred in the local area in April and May 2011

Criminal convictions loom for price fixing oil executives

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • February 6 2008

Following their US conviction, three oil executives have returned to the UK to face the first British criminal investigation into price fixing

Lucasfilm lays claim to the storm trooper legions

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom, USA
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  • May 7 2008

Imagine the scene: You are in a distinctly non-space age courtroom in London