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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


Castle defense: Federal Circuit reinforces patent damages gate in VirnetX
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • January 2 2015

In medieval times, castle defenders developed countermeasures to thwart siege tactics. For example, large fortified gatehouses, or “gate keeps,” often


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


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


Does ‘Raging Bull’ deliver knockout to patent laches defense?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2015

Under Federal Circuit case law, patent-infringement defendants may assert the laches defense an equitable defense barring claims brought after an


Copyright and patent implications of Supreme Court’s first sale doctrine ruling
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • March 22 2013

In a 6-3 decision issued on March 19, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court held that the first sale doctrine, which allows the owner of a "lawfully made"


Special considerations for patent exhaustion in software-related inventions
  • Sughrue Mion PLLC
  • USA
  • March 10 2014

Innovation makes it easier than ever for international communities to come closer together. Much of this innovation is in the form of software


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


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


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