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UK High Court determines meaning of a perpetual licence
  • Matheson
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • March 29 2010

In a recent case, BMS Computer Solutions Limited v AB Agri Limited, the UK High Court considered the meaning of the term "perpetual" in the context of a software licensing agreement

Top five technology decisions of the Delaware Court of Chancery for 2010
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • USA
  • March 3 2011

Long recognized as the nation's leading business court, the Delaware Court of Chancery continues to be a top forum for litigating complex disputes over technology such as trade secret misappropriation or enforcement of noncompete or licensing agreements

Linkedin torpedoes employer's trade secrets claim
  • Fisher & Phillips LLP
  • USA
  • October 21 2010

In a sobering reminder that online social media is changing the way many companies do business in unforeseen ways, a federal court recently shot down an employer's trade secret claim based largely upon the availability of information via the internet

Justmed, Inc. v. Byce: a tech upset
  • Dentons
  • USA
  • May 12 2010

For early-stage technology companies the definitions of independent contractor and employee for determining copyright ownership may have changed

Court refuses to extend trade-mark protection to file extensions
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • May 13 2010

In Autodesk, Inc. v. Dassault Systemès Solidworks Corporation, the US District Court for the Northern District of California recently considered whether computer file extensions are entitled to trade-mark protection

Creation of fake social networking profile infringes privacy
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • France
  • February 22 2011

The French High Court of Paris (TGI) sentenced an internet user who created a fake profile of a famous French comedian to pay a 1,500 fine and 2,500 in damages

Deeplinking to genuine source of downloadable software did not amount to an IP rights infringement
  • Bird & Bird
  • France
  • November 2 2010

A French court has held that an unauthorised direct link to downloadable software, bypassing the home page of the software publisher, does not itself amount to an infringement of intellectual property rights

A ‘perpetual’ licence might not be forever
  • Bird & Bird
  • United Kingdom
  • November 2 2010

Software licensees might expect that a 'perpetual' licence is never ending

Data protection and FOI: disclosure of IP addresses
  • Morton Fraser
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2011

IP addresses the unique numbers used to identify machines and devices on the Internet are classed as personal data for the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 where the data controller has a means, which they are reasonably likely to use, of linking the IP address to a particular individual, (such as other account or profile information held by them

Federal Circuit affirms $240-million damage award and injunction against sales of Microsoft Word
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • December 23 2009

On December 22, 2009, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued its decision in a closely watched case