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Mission Accomplished First Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Acknowledges Post-Rejection Rights of Licensee of Trademarks
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2017

The Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (“BAP”) for the First Circuit recently upheld a licensee’s rights to use a debtor’s trademarks and logo after a


Protect your website’s look and feel from copycats
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • November 13 2014

A website's distinctive appearance, layout, and design qualitiesits "look and feel"are often the most important tools through which a


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


Wrong to be forgotten? European court’s privacy ruling a blow to Google, U.S. tech companies
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA, European Union
  • June 13 2014

In a landmark decision last month, Europe's highest court dealt a blow to U.S. technology companies and free speech advocates when it acknowledged


U.S. Court of Appeals ruling protects ISPs from copyright infringement
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2013

Internet service providers faced with possible copyright infringement lawsuits are cheering a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth


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.


Brand protection and privacy policy
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • November 1 2012

If I were to ask, “Would you rather be punched in the face or stabbed in the back?” I’m guessing that you would be hard pressed to answer because I’m seeking consent for something without providing a meaningful choice.


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.


Copyright in classic films protects famous characters from reach of merchandisers
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • January 6 2012

In the recent case of Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc., et. al. v. X One X Productions, A.V.E.L.A., Inc., et al., 644 F.3d 584 (8th Cir. 2011), the plaintiff film companies declared victory over merchandisers attempting to sell products depicting images of famous characters from the films The Wizard of Oz, Gone With the Wind and Tom & Jerry.


Apple v. Psystar underscores the strength of software license agreements and the limits of the copyright misuse defense
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • October 20 2011

A recent decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals underscores the importance of distributing software under a carefully drafted software license agreement (“SLA”).