Intellectual Property Law

Law Firms

Brownstein Hyatt acquires IP litigation boutique

Intellectual Property Law

News anchor sues Hasbro over hamster toy, calls look-alike rodent with same name ‘demeaning’

Business of Law

Dinsmore adds 17-lawyer IP firm

Opening Statements

EU court invalidates Louis Vuitton’s trademark on checkerboard pattern

National Pulse

‘Raging Bull’ decision could rouse patent holders to sue decades after alleged infringement

Precedents

Sept. 10, 1846: The Sewing Machine Patent War

Intellectual Property Law

Chicken sandwich can’t be copyrighted, federal appeals court rules

Criminal Justice

Dallas lawyer sentenced to prison for defrauding vodka investors

Copyright Law

Ethics case alleges ‘settlement shakedown’ by lawyer whose Prenda firm sued porn downloaders

Government Law

Federal judge nixes city’s copyright suit over government meeting footage in critic’s YouTube videos

Copyright Law

On verge of damages award for Shakira song, judge reverses course due to new evidence

Celebrities

Michael Jordan to testify in suit seeking up to $10M in damages over supermarket steak ad

Civil Procedure

Associate’s detective work helps get case moved from New York to California

Intellectual Property

Federal Circuit trims $1.5B patent win, says nothing owed for chips made, used and sold outside US

Trials & Litigation

City files copyright suit over government meeting footage in YouTube videos

Annual Meeting

Community involvement is key in preventing the next Ferguson

Niche Practice

Chicago attorneys get top legal billing for festival gigs

National Pulse

Wary copyright owners are cracking down on fan-created artworks

Copyright Law

‘Smoking gun’ evidence shows Happy Birthday lyrics are no longer protected by copyright, lawyers say

Copyright Law

Georgia sues Carl Malamud group, calls publishing state’s annotated code of laws online unlawful