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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


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


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


What CLS Bank taketh, copyright may giveth back
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2014

Courts, commentators and clients will be struggling for some time to assess the impact on software patents of Thursday's Supreme Court decision in


Newpoint Media seeks declaration of non-infringement of easy IP patent and copyrights covering custom advertisement creation
  • Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice LLP
  • USA
  • June 4 2014

NewPoint Media Group, LLC ("NewPoint Media"), filed a complaint in the Northern District of Georgia seeking a declaratory judgment against Easy


Disposable cameras side with Omega watches: the film empire strikes back
  • Burns & Levinson LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2010

Following the Intel amicus brief in Costco v. Omega, Fujifilm, Seiko Epson and Epson filed an amicus brief in support of the respondent’s (Omega’s) position that the first sale doctrine, which ends the rights of the copyright owner after a sale, does not apply to items made and sold outside the United States


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


Three standards for standing under the Lanham Act, but only one will survive Supreme Court review
  • Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2013

The Supreme Court has announced that it will hear arguments as to whether Static Control Components has standing under the Lanham Act to bring false


US Supreme Court sets forth standing requirement for Lanham Act Section 43(a) false advertising claims, rejecting requirement of direct competition
  • Arnold & Porter 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