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INSIGHT: SEC's Voya Order Underscores Importance Of Cybersecurity
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently issued an order imposing a $1 million penalty and remedial sanctions against Voya Financial Advisors, Inc.
United States
30 Oct 2018
The First Amendment: Apparent Immunity From Trademark Infringement?
When a creator of an expressive work incorporates a well-known trademark into the work, what recourse should the trademark owner have for infringement of its mark, if any?
United States
11 Oct 2018
Preemption Battles & Class Actions Ahead?
On March 2, 2018, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal of a putative class action in Lusnak v. Bank of America, ruling that the National Bank Act...
United States
12 Mar 2018
"December 31 Deadline For Electronically Registering DMCA Agents With The Copyright Office"
Online service providers who wish to avail themselves of the safe harbor provisions of the DMCA face a December 31, 2017 deadline to electronically register their DMCA Agent with the Copyright Office.
United States
18 Dec 2017
Patent Office Announces New Post-Prosecution Pilot Program For Responding To Final Rejections
The PTO launched the Post Prosecution Pilot Program, which affords patent applicants an attractive alternative to the procedures currently available for responding to "finally" rejected patent applications.
United States
14 Sep 2016
Fed. Circ. Clarifies The Test For Patentable Subject Matter
A recent Federal Circuit decision should bring hope to those discouraged by recent decisions invalidating patents for lacking patentable subject matter.
United States
9 Aug 2016
Update: Three Litigation Alternatives For Potential Defendants Under The America Invents Act
The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (the "AIA"), provides three types of third party challenges: Post Grant Review, Inter Partes Review including Covered Business Method Patent Inter Partes Review, and Preissuance Submissions. Companies should familiarize themselves with the potential benefits of these three types of litigation alternatives, which in some cases, may enable them to avoid litigation completely.
United States
18 Aug 2014
In Alice, Supreme Court Spares Computer Software And Business Method Patents (But Merely Implementing An Abstract Idea Using A Computer Is Not Patent Eligible)
In Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International, a unanimous Supreme Court spared computer software patents in general.
United States
25 Jun 2014
Data Transmission And Storage Invention Held Not Patent Eligible; Telephone Not Specialized Machine
The Federal Circuit held a telephone/transaction entry device used to enter transaction data into databases was ineligible subject matter for a patent.
United States
11 Apr 2014
Non-Competitors May Now Bring False Advertising Claims Under The Lanham Act
On March 25, 2014, the Supreme Court made it easier for a non-competitor to state a claim for false advertising under the Lanham Act.
United States
11 Apr 2014
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