Intellectual Property

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    Motions to amend can create 'super patents' but they're hard to get

    Whether general counsel want to recommend amendments to protect their claims is both a business and a strategic decision.

    By June 30, 2022
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    Novel issues arise with dismissal of drugmaker, but not insurer, from infringement case

    Should Health Net be found liable for inducing infringement against Amarin, far-reaching contractual questions could arise over indemnity matters.

    By June 24, 2022
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    A growing network of companies is fighting back against patent trolls

    LOT Network is designed to help its members reduce the risk of costly patent infringement lawsuits through an agreement to share licenses.

    By June 24, 2022
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    Biden curbs injunctions for protecting standard-setting patents

    Companies that feel their work is being used without fair compensation will have to seek monetary relief without being able to stop the infringer’s use of the technology.

    By June 9, 2022
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    Critics hope Solicitor General prods SCOTUS on patent eligibility

    Products that might have been granted protections in the past are getting rejected by the courts because of increasing confusion over what is, and isn’t, patentable.

    By May 31, 2022
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    No IP protection for AI-invented works – at least not yet

    General counsel will have to understand novel intellectual property issues as more products spring not from employees but from algorithms.

    By May 25, 2022
  • Copyright Board launch will simplify infringement claims

    Filing and defending against cases will be cheaper and quicker because of narrowly prescribed rules, monetary caps and the opportunity to proceed without counsel.

    By May 24, 2022
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    Protecting intellectual property after Turret Labs ruling

    Instead of using complex nonstandard confidentiality language in your license agreement, identify third-party end users and apply protective measures to them, IP lawyers say.

    By May 12, 2022
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    Untested venture shows trial court how much money it didn't make

    Indeck Energy used the defendant’s due diligence to prove it was robbed of $16M, giving companies a road map for calculating lost profits, say Reid Skibell and Nathan Ades of Glenn Agre Bergman & Fuentes.

    By May 4, 2022