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Seven sins intellectual property mistakes start-up technology companies should avoid
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • February 23 2010

The start-up company often is an exciting and fast moving entity


Legal FAQ: introduction to patent law
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2007

What is a patent?


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


Ethical limits on investigations in IP litigation
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2008

Intellectual property cases often require extensive up-front investigation


Exclusive “field of use” patent licensees lack standing to sue alone
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • March 3 2008

In October, the Federal Circuit held that a patent licensee to an exclusive “field of use” license has no standing to sue in its own name without joining the patentee


Barbie vs. Bratz provides key guidance regarding invention assignment agreements
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2010

The intellectual property ownership issues in Mattel v MGA Entertainment, Inc provide important lessons regarding the scope and interpretation of employment invention assignment agreements


Viacom v. YoutubeGoogle: judge swats billion-dollar copyright lawsuit; Viacom to appeal summary judgment ruling
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2010

A federal district court granted summary judgment to YouTube and Google yesterday, holding that a safe harbor of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) protected the video-upload giants against billiondollar claims brought by Viacom International and other content holders


Playing by the notice & takedown rules: protection for online service providers
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • June 1 2007

You may have heard about Viacom’s $1 billion complaint alleging that YouTube failed to take “reasonable precautions to deter rampant infringement on its site” by not removing allegedly infringing third-party content


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