Patents & Trademarks

Trademark Enforcement: The Creative Enforcement with Cease-N-Desist

Foley Hoag –  Joshua Jarvis Over the past few years, we have seen numerous instances of companies protecting their trademarks in creative ways – approaches that leverage humor and the brands themselves in order to achieve …

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When Does Legally Sharing Become IP Infringement? 1

When Does Legally Sharing Become IP Infringement?

DLA Piper – Today’s means of communication is ever more dependent on social media. Whether you’re an individual, a onewoman shop, a fortune-500 company, or even the President of the United States, social media is …

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Wars on wheels – are patents the new revenue stream for car-makers?

Freshfields – Car-makers have not traditionally seen patents as a revenue-driver. But as technology becomes more important to the value of a vehicle, so new threats are emerging to the traditional OEM business model. Tech …

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Who Wins With Google’s New Patent Purchase Marketplace – Other than Google?

Hodgson Russ – Jordan Walbesser – There’s something off about Google’s Patent Purchase Promotion. Purchasing patents is not new. In fact, Google has a long history of buying patents. What’s new is the idea of …

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Alice v. CLS Bank: A Unanimous Supreme Court Rules On When Computer Claims are Patent-Eligible 10

Alice v. CLS Bank: A Unanimous Supreme Court Rules On When Computer Claims are Patent-Eligible

On June 19, 2014, the United States Supreme Court issued its opinion in Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International, No. 13-298, addressing the question of when patents claiming aspects of computer software satisfy …

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