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ITC Final Initial Determination: Apple Devices Infringe Qualcomm Patent but No Exclusion Order
Despite finding patent infringement under Section 337 and upholding the validity of Qualcomm’s asserted patents, ALJ Pender found that the statutory public interest factors weighed [...]
Getty Images Wins Summary Judgment in Copyright Case Over Press Photographs
This case stems back to a complaint filed by Zuma Press in August 2016, a few months after Getty displayed and offered thousands of images [...]
In-house counsel share trade secrets housekeeping tips
NDAs, exit interviews, the DTSA and best practices were some of the trade secrets issues on which speakers offered advice at the Trade Secrets Forum [...]
In-house counsel share trade secrets housekeeping tips
NDAs, exit interviews, the DTSA and best practices were some of the trade secrets issues on which speakers offered advice at the Trade Secrets Forum [...]
In-house counsel share trade secrets housekeeping tips
NDAs, exit interviews, the DTSA and best practices were some of the trade secrets issues on which speakers offered advice at the Trade Secrets Forum [...]
In-house counsel share trade secrets housekeeping tips
NDAs, exit interviews, the DTSA and best practices were some of the trade secrets issues on which speakers offered advice at the Trade Secrets Forum [...]
Allergan Must Produce CEO’s Tribal Patent Docs In MDL
A New York federal judge has ordered Allergan to produce documents from the files its CEO and other senior executives on a deal that transferred [...]
Teva Sues FDA Over New Stance On Generic-Drug Exclusivity
A new U.S. Food and Drug Administration policy threatens to deprive generic-drug makers of lucrative exclusivity even when they expose themselves to litigation by challenging [...]
Bristol-Myers, Pfizer’s Blood Thinner IP Suit Axed Over Venue
A Delaware federal judge tossed a lawsuit filed by Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Pfizer Inc. seeking to block Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. from making a generic [...]
Microsoft’s Open-Source Move To Pay Dividends In The Cloud
Microsoft astonished some in the tech community by joining the Open Innovation Network, a group of companies that provide each other free licenses to patents [...]
Full Fed. Circ. Urged To Eye Burden Shift In DuPont IP Row
The full Federal Circuit should review an appellate panel’s “improper” use of a “procedural scheme” that led to the reversal of a Patent Trial and [...]
PTAB Rejects SharkNinja’s Challenge Of Vacuum Patent
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board on Wednesday said it will not consider SharkNinja's challenge to a patent covering a stretch hose that is at [...]
Copyright Office Seeks Comments On Planned Online System
The U.S. Copyright Office has asked the public to weigh in on its plans to build a new, more technologically advanced copyright registration system, including [...]
Fed. Circ. Tells PTAB To Consider Success Of Oil Invention
The Federal Circuit on Thursday threw out the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's decision that part of a LiquidPower Specialty Products Inc. patent related to [...]
Huawei Using Suit Against Him To Steal IP, Ex-Worker Says
A former Huawei employee on Wednesday accused the Chinese smartphone maker of using its case against his U.S.-based startup to steal intellectual property, calling it [...]
CJEU rules that family life does not trump copyright protection
The owner of an internet connection used for copyright infringement through file-sharing cannot escape liability by naming a family member who may have used the [...]
CJEU rules that family life does not trump copyright protection
The owner of an internet connection used for copyright infringement through file-sharing cannot escape liability by naming a family member who may have used the [...]
Glenmark Moves To Ax Zetia Pay-For-Delay Claims
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc. has asked a Virginia federal judge to nix a suit accusing it of conspiring with Merck & Co. to delay production of [...]
A New Framework For ‘Blocking Patents’ And Obviousness?
Secondary considerations can be a useful tool for patent owners attempting to overcome an obviousness challenge. However, the Federal Circuit's decision last month in Acorda [...]
Supreme Court Denies Cert in Two-Way Media v. Comcast, Refuses Another 101 Case
The U.S. Supreme Court denied a petition for writ of certiorari in Two-Way Media Ltd. v. Comcast Cable Communications, refusing to hear yet another appeal [...]
Comcast Invalidates Rovi Patents at PTAB that Previously Secured Limited Exclusion Order at ITC
Perhaps Rovi will take the opportunity to test the waters with the newly created Precedential Opinion Panel (POP), which is intended to bring uniformity between examination [...]
Protecting the intellectual property of jewellery designs
Dyan Finguerra-DuCharme and Giovanna Marchese explore the circumstances under which jewellery may qualify for protection under US copyright and trade mark laws and discuss the [...]
Protecting the intellectual property of jewellery designs
Dyan Finguerra-DuCharme and Giovanna Marchese explore the circumstances under which jewellery may qualify for protection under US copyright and trade mark laws and discuss the [...]
Protecting the intellectual property of jewellery designs
Dyan Finguerra-DuCharme and Giovanna Marchese explore the circumstances under which jewellery may qualify for protection under US copyright and trade mark laws and discuss the [...]

Difference Between a Trade Mark and a Business Name

Many people believe that registering a business name will give them legal protection to exclusively use that name and prevent other people from using it. However, a trade mark and a business name serve quite different purposes. A business name is used to identify your business so as to show people that you are operating […]

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EVENT   |   24th October, 2018

Women in Tech 2018: Ladies be ready!

Ladies, be ready as the Annual Women in Tech conference will be coming over to the Gold Coast for the first time to inspire talented women to consider a future in the field of technology. The 3rd Annual WOMEN IN TECH FEST 2018 will be a 3-day conference inspiring and supporting the women of today. […]

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Beginning of the Robot Revolution? Meet Sophia!

Sophia, a social humanoid robot, was developed by Hanson Robotics and was activated on 19 April 2015. Hanson Robotics is an engineering and robotics company in Hong Kong founded by David Hanson. Sophia has since then gone viral online for her incredible features such as the ability to recognise individuals, process language, hold conversations, and […]

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SaaS Software Reseller Agreement Checklist for Success

A Software Reseller Agreement is a legal agreement between the owner of a software (or authorised licensor) and a person or business that wishes to obtain the right to resell that software. The scope of the rights and obligations under Software Reseller Agreements will depend on the nature of the relationship between the parties and […]

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EVENT   |   10th October, 2018

Real Tech 2018

How can technology impact our traditional real estate practice? How can real estate professionals use it to their advantage in this type of industry? The Real Estate Institute Queensland (REIQ) curated some of the best tech speakers to answer these questions and more in the REAL TECH 2018 event. REAL TECH 2018 will be held […]

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How do I protect my App Idea?

Are you developing a software App? Creating mobile Applications today has become a great tool to reach new markets and promote your brand, however, you need to consider the legalities before starting App development to avoid issues later down the track. The following article is a general guideline and depending on your individual situation, it […]

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EVENT   |   9th October, 2018

Automation Anywhere Digital Workforce Summit Sydney

Automation Anywhere offers consulting services to businesses and has worked over the years to help these businesses discover new automation ideas for business processes to maximise their ROI. Their consulting services include inventory management, invoice processing, report generation, data transfer automation and file and disk management among others. This year, the Automation Anywhere Digital Workforce […]

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SaaS Agreement Checklist

What is a SaaS Agreement? Commonly software as a service (SaaS) agreements cover subscription-based software models, such as Salesforce or Dropbox. These applications are usually delivered to customers via a cloud-based solution, rather than being installed as a program like traditional software methods. SaaS applications have gained a lot of traction recently as a preferred […]

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GDPR 101: Principles Relating to the Processing of Personal Data

With the introduction of the GDPR now in full operation, it is important to consider some fundamental aspects of data protection that are contained in the GDPR, such as the lawfulness of processing personal data. But first, what is personal data? Personal Data under the GDPR Personal data is information that is capable of identifying […]

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Data and Privacy Lawyers: GDPR Data Processing Agreements

What is a Data Processing Agreement?  A Data Processing Agreement is a legally enforceable contract between a data Controller and a data Processor. The Data Processing Agreement stipulates for what purposes and to what extent can the Processor process data on behalf of the Controller. What is a Data ‘Controller’?  A data ‘Controller’ is the […]

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