Patent Law

U.S. Supreme Court

No liability for induced infringement when company and customer split patented steps, SCOTUS says

Judiciary

Federal Circuit’s chief judge resigns leadership post after email controversy

National Pulse

Patent trolls are getting First Amendment protection for their demand letters

U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court eases standard for award of attorney fees in patent litigation

Trials & Litigation

Attendees’ smartphones cause courtroom chaos at latest Apple-Samsung patent trial

Around the Blawgosphere

Blog offers immigration help to Nigella Lawson | Celeb podcaster fights patent troll

Law Firms

Former Mintz Levin IP practice leader among 6-partner life sciences team joining Cooley

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS to consider deference standard in patent appeals in case of MS drug

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS considers limits on software patents; will case affect patent trolls?

Trials & Litigation

Patent theft suit blames former McDermott partner; defense sees ‘smoke and mirrors’

Trials & Litigation

Judge sanctions Samsung and counsel over release of confidential info in big-bucks Apple patent suit

Law Firms

Steptoe opens office in Silicon Valley

Opening Statements

Online yoga provider’s patent application causes stir in otherwise tranquil crowd

U.S. Supreme Court

SCOTUS to review standard for software patents

Opening Statements

Hearsay: December 2013

Patent Law

Apple awarded $290M in Samsung infringement-damages retrial; a ‘speed bump’ on the way to appeal?

Patent Law

Apple lawyer was ‘appealing to race’ in TV recollections, Samsung says in failed bid for mistrial

Patent Law

Judge mulls possible sanctions for Samsung and counsel over Apple info disclosure

Law Firms

Shook Hardy to open Seattle office with former Microsoft chief patent counsel

Patent Law

What the Dixie Chicks and Robin Thicke know about fixing the patent system