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A win for innovation: Supreme Court’s denial of review of Jaffe v. Samsung Electronics Co. preserves U.S. rights of licensees of Chapter 15 foreign debtors
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2014

On Monday, October 6, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition for writ of certiorari in Jaffe v. Samsung Electronics Co., thereby preserving


IP traps in crowdfunding proposals
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 19 2014

The 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startup Act (JOBS Act) opened the door to widespread use of crowdfunding for financing new projects and ideas. As a


Leahy-Smith America Invents Act
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • March 14 2013

On September 16, 2011, President Obama signed into law the Leahy- Smith America Invents Act. Highlights of the changes to U.S. Patent Law include the


District court says USPTO miscalculates patent term adjustment
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • November 12 2012

The law provides patent applicants an adjustment in patent term to compensate for USPTO delays during prosecution.


Supreme Court rejects personalized medicine patent claims as unpatentable laws of nature
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2012

Last week the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously held two patents invalid for lack of patentable subject matter.


Bilski et al v. Kappos
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2010

Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated opinion in Bilski et al v. Kappos.



Christopher T. McWhinney
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP