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Illinois district court okays code-passing for software clean room process

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • May 20 2008

Just as a semiconductor clean room aims to exclude airborne particles that could contaminate wafer layers, so the legal software clean room has sought to protect computer software developers from contaminating “access” to earlier works they might be charged with copying

Environmental information Court of Appeal rules on intellectual property exemption

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 1 2009

The Court of Appeal has considered an appeal by the Office of Communications (Ofcom) against a decision of the Information Commissioner and Information Tribunal under the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIRS

California BOE holds interested parties meeting on TTA regulation

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 18 2012

The California State Board of Equalization (BOE) held an interested parties meeting on July 17, 2012, to discuss whether to amend its Regulation 1507 (Technology Transfer Agreements (TTA)) to clarify how the TTA statutes (Cal. Rev. and Tax Code 6011(c)(10) and 6012(c)(10)) should apply to transfers of computer programs on tangible storage media

The future of software and business method patents

  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 18 2010

In 1787, when the US Constitution was written, there were no cars, aeroplanes, repeating rifles or electricity

Good news for Microsoft

  • Epstein Becker Green
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  • USA
  • -
  • September 22 2009

Recently, I reported on a lawsuit, in which U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Texas issued a permanent injunction that barred Microsoft from selling recent versions of its Word software, because the software violates a patent for processing XML, a markup language that allows users to customize the underlying format of text documents

The end of the shrink-wrap license?

  • Venable LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 30 2010

Who owns the software running on your computer?

Stopping screen scrapers: winning the website war

  • AO HALL Advocates
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  • Ireland
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  • June 4 2010

A recent decision issued by the Irish High Court is welcome news for all website owners

Supreme Court opinion in Quanta Computer, Inc v LG Electronics, Inc

  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 11 2008

On June 9, 2008, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in favor of Quanta in Quanta Computer, Inc. v. LG Electronics, Inc

U.S. Court of Appeals considers remedies available to licensors of open source software

  • Dentons
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 26 2008

In August 2008, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Court rendered its decision in the case of Robert Jacobson v Matthew Katzer and Kamind Associates, Inc. (doing business as KAM Industries

Software patents: the more things change

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 30 2008

As noted in our Winter 2007 Update, the Court of Appeal reviewed the law in the UK on the patentability of computer programs in the Aerotel case and laid down a 4 step test for use in deciding whether a given software invention is patentable or not