Decision in Rapid Litigation Management LTD v. Cellzdirect, Inc.


A decision was issued on July 6, 2016 by the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) in Rapid Litigation Management LTD v....

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Yahoo to line up bids for 3,000 patents


Yahoo is touting nearly 3,000 patents in an auction that is estimated to bring in over $1 billion to the company that has yet to turn itself around in...

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Ed Sheeran Faces Copyright Lawsuit


Ed Sheeran, popular musician known for chart topping songs Thinking Out Loud, Sing and Photograph is now in the limelight for another reason. Sheeran...

Halo v. Pulse Decision


The Supreme Court issued a significant, unanimous, decision in the case of Halo v. Pulse – vacated and remanded the Federal Circuit’s limits to...

Supreme Court Ruling in Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC v. Lee


On April 25, 2016, oral arguments for Cuozzo Speed Technologies v. Lee were heard by the United States Supreme Court (SCOTUS). One of the primary...

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Budweiser v. Lumbee Tribe


In a lawsuit filed in federal court June 14, 2016, the Lumbee tribe of North Carolina accused AB-InBev and R.A. Jeffrey’s Distributing for illegally...

Inventions by Dad


Dads are the greatest.  They are there to wipe your tears when you are sad, they teach you how to throw a ball, they are who you run to when mom says...

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$200 Million patent infringement judgment in Merck v. Gilead overturned due to misconduct


Federal District judge Beth Labson Freeman has ruled on the drug patent dispute between Gilead Sciences, Inc and Merck & Co, Inc. Judge Freeman...

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Salvatore Ferragamo v. Vince Ferragamo


 The luxury Italian goods designer, Salvatore Ferragamo SpA, is suing former Los Angeles Rams and University of Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback...

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Will Disney Sue Wanda City Over Disney Characters


Walt Disney World “The Happiest Place on Earth” may have some competition with Wanda City in China. Wanda City spans over 2 square kilometers, it...

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Inventor/Patent Holder Added to Kevin Spacey’s and Dana Brunetti’s Resume


Kevin Spacey, best known for his Oscar winning roles in Unusual Suspects, American Beauty, and the Netflix series House of Cards where he stars as...

Enfish, LLC v. Microsoft Corp.: The Federal Circuit Finds Another Computer-Implemented Invention Patent-Eligible


According to Title 35, Section 101 of the United States Code, “whoever invents ... any new and useful process, machine, manufacture, or composition...

U.S. Supreme Court to Rule on Whether Cheerleading Uniforms Are Eligible for Copyright Protection


Cheerleading and cheerleaders’ uniforms are not subject matter that one would typically associate with the United States Supreme Court, but that is...

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White House Critiques Non-Compete Agreements


The White House, citing a commitment to improve US trade secrecy law through the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA), released a new report that critiques...

Nebraska’s Upswing in Venture Capital Total a Positive Trend


Recently in a Washington Post opinion essay it was stated that 78 percent of venture capital goes to only three states: California, New York and...

Today in History: Edison Sues Over New Motion-Picture Technology


May 13, 1898, Thomas Edison sued the American Mutoscope Company claiming the studio infringed on his patent for the Kinetograph Camera. By this time...

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Obama Signs Federal Trade Secrets Bill Into Law


As an update to our April 28, 2016 article on the passage of the DTSA, Wednesday the 11th of May, President Barak Obama signed into law S.1890 , a...

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Golden State Warriors Trademark ‘Strength in Numbers’


A columnist from the San Francisco Chronicle asked Steve Kerr, head coach of the Golden State Warriors, if the team-building mantra “Strength in...

Patents in the Workplace – Who Owns Them?


When an individual develops an invention while employed, questions may arise as to who owns the rights to obtain a patent: the employee or the...

Star Wars Day – May the 4th be with You


May the 4th, aka Star Wars Day. Some will celebrate by dressing up, others will watch a Star Wars marathon, but we will celebrate by regaling in the...