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Patents >> Patent Troll Suits Down, Not Out In 2018
Over the past half-decade, Congress and the courts have made aggressive efforts to curb the worst abuses of the patent system. In 2013, Congress
United States
18 Jul 2019
Patents >>Supreme Court Seeks To Curb The Worst Abuses Of The Patent System
Congress, commentators and a wide variety of industry leaders have long noted that the patent system was broken.
United States
25 May 2018
Trouble In Patent Troll Paradise?
Recent Supreme Court decisions will likely curb actions by non-practising entities, say Marc J Rachman, and Devin A Kothari.
United States
30 Aug 2017
The Days Of Patent Plaintiff Forum Shopping May Be Over
For the past 30 years, it has been established patent practice for a patent holder to bring suit in any district where infringing sales were made.
United States
31 May 2017
Patent Troll Cases Unlikely To Drop Significantly
The statistics are striking. "Patent trolls" (companies that do not create products or services based on their patents, but instead use patents to extort license fees) are continuing to file large numbers of patent infringement lawsuits...
United States
19 Apr 2017
U.S. Supreme Court Sets The Bar Higher For Obtaining Damages For Design Patent Infringement
In its first design patent case in over a century, the U.S. Supreme Court has redefined the meaning of an infringing "article of manufacture."
United States
28 Dec 2016
An Alarming Rise In Patent Infringement Claims
There has been an alarming rise in patent infringement claims asserted against advertisers, their marketing agencies, and related service providers, partly due to the increasing number of business method and software patents being issued.
United States
28 Jul 2011
But Only My Facebook Friends Can See That! Social Media And Privacy Settings In Discovery
No matter how strict the privacy settings, Facebook can turn a user’s life into an open book. The Stored Communications Act, prohibits an entity, such as Facebook and MySpace, from disclosing information posted by users to their private pages without the account owner’s consent.
United States
26 Jul 2011
Implied Breach Of Contract Claim: A Potential Trap For The Unwary
A person reviewing a screenplay, script, or other creative work might understand the risk of a future copyright claim if the copyright holder believes his material was used without permission.
United States
26 Jul 2011
Ninth Circuit Confirms That Keyword Advertising Can Be Trademark Infringement, But Raises The Bar To Prove Infringement
Many advertisers use keyword advertising programs with search engines, such as Google’s AdWords, as part of their internet marketing campaigns.
United States
22 Jul 2011
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