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Technology transfer agreements: EU promulgates new antitrust rules
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • April 30 2014

The licensing of technology is core to the business model of many companies operating in IP-sensitive industries. Its commercial benefits are myriad


Resellerslegitimate use of third party marks
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Global
  • March 27 2009

In Oracle International Corporation v Contractors Network Ltd 2008 D2008-1493 World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the software giant, Oracle International, failed in its bid to have the disputed domain name oraclecontractors


English High Court confirms computer program claims are legitimate
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • February 6 2008

English High Court decision on computer program claims moves the United Kingdom into line with European Patent Offices


High Court of England and Wales assesses issues of liability and damages in misuse of customer database
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2013

In a case concerning the misuse of a customer database, the High Court of England and Wales has assessed damages for breach of confidence


Intellectual Ventures Management LLC files complaint
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 14 2011

Intellectual Ventures Management LLC, Invention Investment Fund I L.P., Invention Investment Fund II LLC, Intellectual Ventures I LLC and Intellectual Ventures II LLC, filed a letter with Secretary Holbein requesting that the Commission conduct an investigation under Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended regarding Certain Dynamic Random Acces Memory and NAND Flash Memory Devices and Products Containing Same


Court rejects copyright protection for computer program found lacking originality
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 30 2007

A recent decision from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky provides important guidance about the amount of creativity required to support copyright in a computer program and the nature of fair use in the context of interoperability


Motorola identifies Microsoft products accused of infringement
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • August 24 2011

In response to Order No. 11 in Inv. No. 337-TA-752, Certain Gaming and Entertainment Consoles, Related Software, and Components Thereof (“753 Investigation), Motorola filed a statement identifying the products it is accusing of infringement in the 752 Investigation


The legend of the golden master lives on Supreme Court limits the reach of 271 (f)
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • May 30 2007

Continuing a string of reversals of Federal Circuit decisions, the U.S. Supreme Court once again reversed the Federal Circuit in holding that under 35 U.S.C. 271 (f) software per se does not qualify as a “component” and that software copies created outside the United States from a master disk exported from the United States are “supplied” from the United States


Chuck Yeager’s right of publicity suit will no longer fly in the Ninth Circuit
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 31 2012

Addressing several claims stemming out of an allegedly unauthorized publication of signed memorabilia on a website, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the district court’s summary judgment ruling in favor of the defendants with respect to numerous claims, finding Chuck Yeager’s submitted declaration to be a sham


Software patenting: EPO consultation
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • March 27 2009

In the January 2009 Official Journal of the European Patent Office (EPO), an official announcement concerning the four pivotal questions being referred by the President under case G308 was published