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US court rules non-transferable software "can be resold"
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • October 29 2009

Whether you are a computer software developer, user or are buying or selling software licences as part of a wider corporate transaction it may be worth taking note of a recent ruling by a US Court that reaches an interesting conclusion on the nature of computer software ownership


How to make a noose out of a loophole JP Morgan’s energy market abuse case
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • August 8 2013

The $400 million package agreed by JP Morgan with the US federal energy regulator to settle its energy market abuse case against the firm, announced


Shorter patent application times promised as Patent Prosecution Highway is launched
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • October 5 2007

The United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office (UK-IPO) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) have begun a twelve-month pilot scheme designed to expedite the processing of patent applications in the United Kingdom and the United States


The patentability of stem cells: WARF's success and failure on opposite sides of the Atlantic
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • March 31 2008

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) has had three of its patents in relation to stem cells (and in particular, methods of isolation) upheld by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO


Have boy band taken wrong direction?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • April 16 2012

A lawsuit has been filed in the federal court of Los Angeles, alleging that UK boy band One Direction have infringed the trade mark rights of a US band of the same name


Update: shale gas fracturing in the UK
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 17 2012

A panel of experts from GFRAC Technologies, Keele University and the British Geological Survey were commissioned by DECC to examine the possible relationship between hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” operations carried out by Cuadrilla Resources Limited near Blackpool and a number of earthquakes which occurred in the local area in April and May 2011


Apple told that statement on website was misleading
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • November 23 2012

The intellectual property dispute between Apple and Samsung is very well documented but remains widely misunderstood


Dell and Psion in fight for the right to "Netbook"
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • March 4 2009

Psion Teklogix Inc, which describes itself as a company that "specializes in making mobile workers more productive", faces the prospect of being a victim of its own success on the one hand and its failure to take steps to protect that success on the other


Court of Appeal finds racist material hosted in California is subject to English law
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • March 24 2010

The Court of Appeal has held that English law prohibiting the publication of racially inflammatory material applies to online material hosted on a server in another country


Lucasfilm lays claim to the storm trooper legions
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • May 7 2008

Imagine the scene: You are in a distinctly non-space age courtroom in London