Patent Law

Precedents

Sept. 10, 1846: The Sewing Machine Patent War

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

Aviation & Space Law

Writers blast ‘airline seating from hell’: One calls for law to ban plan detailed in patent filing

Legal Ethics

Is popular verein structure jeopardizing big firms? Dentons challenges conflict-of-interest ruling

U.S. Supreme Court

Patent royalty superpowers have expired for inventor of Spider-Man toy, Supreme Court rules

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer drops suit over ‘stupid patent of the month’ blog post featuring his patent

Media & Communications Law

Atlanta lawyer sues after his patent is featured in ‘stupid patent of the month’ blog post

National Pulse

New Innovation Act, aimed at ‘patent trolls,’ would require more details in infringement complaints

Legal Ethics

Alleged patent quotas spur whistleblower suit by fired L’Oreal in-house lawyer

Patent Law

Hedge fund manager aims to profit by contesting patents and shorting stock in targeted company

Business of Law

Patent team exits Womble Carlyle to open new Silicon Valley office for Downey Brand

Civil Procedure

Oops! Mislabeled docket notices don’t excuse blown deadline in $40M appeal, appeals court says

Business of Law

Law school clinics join to help battle patent trolls

Supreme Court Report

Business-method and software patents may go through the looking glass after Alice decision

U.S. Supreme Court

‘Clear error’ standard of review in factual disputes applies in patent claims, SCOTUS says

Patent Law

SCOTUS accepts Spider-Man patent royalty case; petitioners want court to overrule 1964 precedent

Legal Technology

Lawyer’s tech tools track litigation, predict chances of success before patent board

Appellate Practice

BigLaw patent lawyer faces possible sanction over petition filed with US Supreme Court

Trials & Litigation

Former in-house patent lawyer admits $5M billing scheme, will reimburse Hunter Douglas