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McDermott Will & Emery
Addressing the scope of an implied copyright license, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed a district court's grant of summary judgment because the accused copyright ...
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
After a January 2018 decision by the First Circuit Court of Appeals, trademark licensees are faced with uncertainty again.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Each applicant for a license with the Registrar of Contractors (ROC) must provide identifying information to the ROC relevant to the agency's exercise of discretion to grant the license.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
If the Supreme Court grants cert, it could resolve the circuit split over whether Section 365(n) allows a trademark licensee to retain its rights to use the trademark post-rejection.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
A data-analytics start-up, HouseCanary, recently obtained the largest IP jury verdict of 2018, totaling more than $706m in compensatory and punitive damages.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
A recent order from the Northern District of California provides patent practitioners interesting guidance regarding conduct during licensing discussions ...
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
The Supreme Court's decision in SAS Institute v. Iancu represents yet another blow to patent owners, but is an especially troublesome complication for universities and research institutions...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Extrinsic evidence regarding the negotiations surrounding an agreement may be relevant to determining the scope and meaning of the provisions, including whether a third party has standing to enforce the agreement ...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
A California court recently held that a forum selection clause of a license agreement was effective in preventing the licensee from challenging the validity of the licensed patents through inter partes review proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and ordered the licensee to move to dismiss the proceedings.
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
Updated Bayh-Dole Act regulations are effective today (May 14, 2018). Here are the key steps federal funding recipients will want to take to comply with the new rule and those licensing federally funded technology will want to know.
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
What can a trademark licensee do when the licensor files for chapter 11 protection?
Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.
What can a trademark licensee do when the licensor files for chapter 11 protection? The answer, at least for now, depends on where the debtor's chapter 11 case is venued.
Jones Day
In Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC (In re Tempnology, LLC), 879 F.3d 389 (1st Cir. 2018), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit ruled that the rejection of a trademark...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
A patent license agreement with a field of use provision limiting the scope of the licensed activity did not contractually obligate the licensee to refrain from acting outside the scope of the field of use.
Fenwick & West LLP
Despite the turmoil and gridlock in Washington, D.C., the Senate and House of Representatives appear poised to pass sweeping legislation that would overhaul the music copyright licensing infrastructure.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
If the debtor is the licensee and rejects the license, then the licensor's remedy is to file a claim in the bankruptcy for any damages.
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Splash News and Picture Agency ("Splash News") is suing Jessica Simpson, alleging that she infringed the news agency's copyright by posting one of the agency's photos on Instagram and Twitter without permission.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Following the court's en banc decision that a contract manufacturing arrangement did not give rise to an on-sale bar, the Medicines Co. v. Hospira, Inc. appeal returned to the original Federal Circuit panel ...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
A jury awarded the owners of Grump Cat 710K in a copyright, trademark, and breach of contract case against Grenade Beverage.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
The First Circuit in Mission Product Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC (In re Tempnology, LLC), 879 F.3d 389 (1st Cir. 2018), recently held that the Debtor's rejection of a trademark license left ...
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Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
A recent order from the Northern District of California provides patent practitioners interesting guidance regarding conduct during licensing discussions ...
Masuda, Funai, Eifert & Mitchell, Ltd.
After a January 2018 decision by the First Circuit Court of Appeals, trademark licensees are faced with uncertainty again.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
Each applicant for a license with the Registrar of Contractors (ROC) must provide identifying information to the ROC relevant to the agency's exercise of discretion to grant the license.
McDermott Will & Emery
Addressing the scope of an implied copyright license, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed a district court's grant of summary judgment because the accused copyright ...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
If the Supreme Court grants cert, it could resolve the circuit split over whether Section 365(n) allows a trademark licensee to retain its rights to use the trademark post-rejection.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
A data-analytics start-up, HouseCanary, recently obtained the largest IP jury verdict of 2018, totaling more than $706m in compensatory and punitive damages.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
A California court recently held that a forum selection clause of a license agreement was effective in preventing the licensee from challenging the validity of the licensed patents through inter partes review proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and ordered the licensee to move to dismiss the proceedings.
Carlton Fields
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Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
Updated Bayh-Dole Act regulations are effective today (May 14, 2018). Here are the key steps federal funding recipients will want to take to comply with the new rule and those licensing federally funded technology will want to know.
Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP
The Supreme Court's decision in SAS Institute v. Iancu represents yet another blow to patent owners, but is an especially troublesome complication for universities and research institutions...
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