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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


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


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


Patent trolls aren’t the only IP trolls in the forest: copyright trolls
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • March 12 2013

Patent trolls - "non-practicing entities," which are companies that acquire patents with little or no intention of doing anything with the patents


Ten new Supreme Court opinions reshaping the intellectual-property landscape
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • August 25 2014

Thirty years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court heard between 150 and 175 cases each year, but rarely accepted an intellectual-property case for review


Supreme Court corner - September, 2014
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • USA
  • September 10 2014

In a unanimous (9-0) opinion authored by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Court held that the Federal Circuit’s indefiniteness standard bred “lower


Amini sues Yuan Tai Enterprises - again
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • USA
  • July 7 2014

Amini Innovation Corporation ("AICO") filed suit on June 30, 2014 in the United States District Court for the Central District of California (AICO's


MOFO IP Quarterly - Summer 2014
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • July 11 2014

The Supreme Court heard a record-breaking six patent cases in the 2013-2014 Term. By contrast, the high court heard only three patent cases in each


Supreme Court watch: copyright and patent cases granted certiorari
  • Leydig Voit & Mayer Ltd
  • USA
  • February 5 2014

Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc. to resolve a circuit court split regarding the use of laches, or time limits on the right to sue, in copyright cases


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