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It’s Dangerous to Go Alone! Take This. Intellectual Property Tips for the Esports Industry
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • April 24 2017

With the annual Game Developers Conference spectacular in our rearview mirror, and the NBA's partnership with Take-Two to launch an esports league for


Screen scraping: how to use a bot and not get busted
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2007

Screen scraping is any automated process for extracting content from a website for use in another context


California’s amended right of publicity statute (California Civil Code 3344.1)
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2008

After unanimous approval by the California Assembly and the California Senate, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed S.B. 771 into law on October 10, 2007, amending California Civil Code section 3344.1


Is there a second life for trademarks in Second Life?
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • March 17 2010

Recent years have seen the development of online communities through which massive numbers of users can interact with each other and with the environment itself in ways that increasingly approach real-world interactions


Court refuses to enforce invention assignment agreement as unlawful noncompete
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2009

In Applied Materials v. Advanced Micro-Fabrication Equipment Company, the federal district court for the Northern District of California refused to enforce an invention assignment clause that required former employees to assign inventions disclosed within one year of termination of employment if the invention related to work performed by the employee for the employer


Parody defense to trademark dilution claim
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • July 4 2007

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has been asked to decide the extent to which parody can serve as a defense to a claim under the Federal Trademark Dilution Act


Lost profits may not be available to parent corporations who license patents to a subsidiary
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2008

The Federal Circuit recently held that a parent company could not recover its lost profits for infringement of a patent when the patent was licensed by a wholly owned subsidiary


Fenwick’s Top 10: Our Most Popular Articles of 2016
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 9 2017

From the watershed Brexit vote that put the United Kingdom on course to leave the European Union to the hottest developments in venture financing


New exemptions from DMCA anti-circumvention rules primarily impact narrowly circumscribed uses and industries
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • December 11 2006

Effective November 27, 2006, the Librarian of Congress announced the adoption of six exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act’s (“DMCA”) anti-circumvention provision, the exemptions to apply for the next three years


Microsoft Corp. v. AT&T Corp. the Supreme Court limits the extraterritorial effect of 35 U.S.C. 271(f)
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2007

On April 30, the Supreme Court issued an important decision affecting liability for patent infringement for computer software developed in the United States and distributed abroad