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Copyright and patent protection for computer software: how has the landscape changed?
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2015

It has been established for more than two decades that both patent and copyright laws in the United States provide intellectual property protections


Patent litigation delays after the "Raging Bull" decision: how deep into IP law will the Supreme Court’s knockout punch to copyright laches resonate?
  • Baker Botts LLP
  • USA
  • February 4 2015

"Laches is a clement doctrine," the Federal Circuit wrote more than 20 years ago. "It assures that old grievances will some day be laid to rest, that


Laches is a defense to patent infringement, for now
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2014

Laches has long been a defense to patent infringement. Laches exists when the patent holder unreasonably and inexcusably delays in filing a patent


Patent licensee’s standing to sue for infringement
  • Field Law
  • Canada, USA
  • May 12 2015

Although you might not think so, given the proliferation of litigation, courts are actually very particular about who can bring a lawsuit. In order


Supreme Court rules Raging Bull claims not down for the count a follow-up post
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • USA
  • May 20 2014

As mentioned in our blog yesterday, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Petrella v. MGM. The case raised the issue of whether the equitable


Is “insolubly ambiguous” the correct standard to determine compliance with Sec 112?
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • February 5 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari on a petition challenging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit's standard for determining when


Don't snag your deals on traps laid for trolls
  • Locke Lord LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • March 26 2013

The issue of non-practicing entities has been back in the news again recently. During a Google hangout last week, President Barack Obama used strong


The Supreme Court continues to take on IP issues; is Congress picking up the patent reform torch again too?
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA
  • November 18 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court recently agreed to hear two patent-related cases, as well as a copyright case. The copyright case, Petrella v


US Supreme Court sets forth standing requirement for Lanham Act Section 43(a) false advertising claims, rejecting requirement of direct competition
  • Kaye Scholer LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2014

Significant for litigators and would-be litigants alike, the US Supreme Court's unanimous decision in Lexmark Int'l, Inc. v. Static Control


En banc Federal Circuit preserves the patent laches defense over dissent
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2015

In a divided en banc decision in SCA Hygiene Products v. First Quality Baby Products, the Federal Circuit preserved the defense of laches for patent