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What To Expect In Licensing And Litigation As The Internet Of Things Comes To The Automotive Industry
As outlined in prior articles in this series, the Internet of Things (IoT), or the connection of a variety of devices to collect and exchange data through the internet, has broad potential to impact the automotive industry.
United States
5 Dec 2018
Five Things To Know About University Licensing
Attorneys from WilmerHale's Emerging Company and Venture Capital Practice explore the most critical issues facing entrepreneurs and early-stage companies during our QuickLaunch University Webinar Series.
United States
13 Oct 2017
A Hitchhiker's Guide to Antitrust and Intellectual Property Guidelines
Almost 22 years ago, the U.S. antitrust enforcement agencies issued their Antitrust Guidelines for the Licensing of Intel - lectual Property (IPG).
United States
7 Apr 2017
Licensing Technology Developed with Public Funds: Should Patent Assertion Entities Receive Exclusive Licenses to Federally Owned Patents?
When it passed the Bayh-Dole Act in 1980, Congress aimed to "promote the utilization of inventions arising from federally supported research or development."
United States
27 Jan 2017
Facelift For Two Millennials: DOJ And FTC Update Guidelines For IP Licensing And International Enforcement
More than 21 years ago, the US antitrust agencies issued guidance to the business community on two critical topics of antitrust enforcement: (1) the licensing of intellectual property rights...
United States
26 Jan 2017
Did Aereo Open The Door To Compulsory Licenses?
After the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in ABC v. Aereo Inc., 134 S.Ct. 2498 (2014), that Aereo's internet retransmission service was "substantially similar" to cable, and therefore violated the Transmit Clause of the Copyright Act, ..
United States
20 Jun 2016
Protecting The Brick: LEGO's Global IP Enforcement Efforts
There are few toys as recognizable as the LEGO brick. The tiny plastic brick is the LEGO Group's "most important product,
United States
5 Aug 2015
The First Circuit May 'Actually' Be The Best Choice Of Bankruptcy Venue For Intellectual Property Licensees
In October 2014, GT Advanced Technologies (GT), a Delaware corporation with a principal place of business in New Hampshire, filed a petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code (Code) in the District of New Hampshire.
United States
29 May 2015
The Restricted Act Of Making Available And Communication To The Public In The European Union
In retrospect, perhaps the most significant innovation to have been introduced into the law of copyright and related rights by the WIPO Treaty and the WIPO Performers and Phonograms Treaty of 1996 was the new restricted act of "making available to the public" for both copyright ..
European Union
17 Mar 2015
New Restrictions On Int'l Trade In Genetic Resources
On Oct. 12, 2014, the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits from their Utilization entered into international force.
United States
13 Nov 2014
New HSR Rules For Pharmaceutical Patent Licenses
The Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") this week adopted a significant change to the notification rules under the Hart Scott Rodino ("HSR") Act that will increase the number of pharmaceutical patent licenses covered by the Act.
United States
8 Nov 2013
Coming Soon: Paradigm Shift In Genetic Resources Regs
It has been 20 years in the making, but a new regulatory scheme is quickly moving into force. This emerging regime may impact the development of, and intellectual property rights surrounding, an array of products, including pharmaceuticals, biotech products, agricultural products, nutritionals, supplements, cosmetics, perfumes and fragrances and industrial enzymes.
United States
2 Nov 2013
Who Needs Section 365(N)? New Seventh Circuit Decision Provides Licensees Of Bankrupt Trademark Licensors Alternate Grounds For Protecting Their Rights
On July 9, 2012, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued a decision that could have far-reaching implications for licensees of trademarks.
United States
16 Jul 2012
In re Qimonda AG: Protections For Intellectual Property Licensees In Cross-Border Insolvencies
On October 28, 2011, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (the "U.S. Bankruptcy Court") issued a decision important to the rights of intellectual property licensees, and creditors generally, in cross-border insolvency proceedings.
United States
8 Nov 2011
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