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In re Bilski and the software patent debate
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • November 12 2009

If you are involved in the software industry and have not yet heard about the Bilski case, then you will after the U.S. Supreme Court decides the case


Lower court should have explained post-verdict damages award against Microsoft
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • March 8 2008

In Amado v. Microsoft Corp., the Federal Circuit ruled that a federal district court should have explained its basis for increasing a post-verdict award against Microsoft for software sold during the stay of a permanent injunction


Disclaimer of laptop computers during patent prosecution results in summary judgment of non-infringement
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2008

In Computer Docking Station Corp. v. Dell, Inc., Nos. 07-1169, -1316 (Fed. Cir. Mar. 21, 2008), the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court's entry of summary judgment of noninfringement where the patentee disavowed an interpretation of "portable computer" that would encompass a computer with a built-in display or keyboard, such as a laptop


Top five shifts in Internet law in 2014
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • USA
  • December 29 2014

Internet law is always changing. Here's my impressionistic list of five of the most significant 2014 shifts affecting businesses that operate in the


U.S. cracks down on IT theft by overseas manufacturers
  • Tilleke & Gibbins
  • Thailand, USA
  • February 8 2013

Marking an unprecedented milestone in the fight against unfair competition, a state attorney-general in the United States has taken legal action


Global IP defence tactics for software and entertainment sectors
  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • USA
  • April 22 2014

Piracy of software and game content is as old as computer disks and other portable storage media. While piracy remains prevalent in physical markets


MoFo Tech: SpringSummer 2013
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • May 22 2013

Behind every trend are new complications. And, often, laws trying to flatten the wrinkles the trends have wrought. Look at social media, for example


Brexit: charting a new course
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • OECD, United Kingdom, USA, European Union, Global
  • September 16 2016

On 23 June 2016, a majority of voters in a Referendum on the UK's membership of the European Union (EU) voted for the UK to leave the EU. The vote


Novell prevails in jury trial on ownership of UNIX copyrights
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • March 30 2010

The jury in The SCO Group v. Novell, Inc. litigation over ownership of the copyrights in UNIX source code has ruled in favor of Novell, the company announced on its blog this afternoon


Maryland federal court refuses to enforce poorly drafted forum selection clause
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • April 6 2010

In a case that serves as a lesson for drafting forum selection clauses, on 23 February 2010, the US District Court for the District of Maryland determined in Micro Focus, Inc. v. Bell Canada that it could not enforce a forum selection clause that was “nonsensical”