Patent Law

Patent Law

Clips for popular rubber-band bracelets at center of patent fight

Law Firms

Patent leader leaps from Dorsey & Whitney to Brownstein Hyatt

Opening Statements

The PTO offers a clinic to help law students obtain marketable skills

Law Schools

Qualcomm grants $2M to Northwestern’s law school to investigate patents’ role in innovation

Opening Statements

An ode to the Spanx design patent duel

Practice Niche

IP firm holds the lead in the flourishing field of design patent litigation

Cybersecurity

Traveling to China? Don’t take a laptop computer, universities warn academics

The National Pulse

‘Patent privateers’ do legal legwork for big-time tech companies

Ethics

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office adopts ethics guidelines that closely follow the ABA Model Rules

Intellectual Property

FTC may probe patent trolls

Patent Law

Pay-for-delay drug settlements may violate antitrust laws, SCOTUS says in AndroGel case

U.S. Supreme Court

Isolated human genes can’t be patented, SCOTUS rules

Trials & Litigation

Was Apple betrayed by a lawyer at its own firm?

U.S. Supreme Court

Angelina Jolie’s op-ed on preventive mastectomy backs gene tests that are subject of SCOTUS case

Patent Law

SCOTUS rejects farmer’s ‘blame the bean’ defense and patent exhaustion claim

Patent Law

‘Are you drunk?’ Lawyer files angry remarks about ‘special needs examiner’ after patent is denied

Opening Statements

New video series looks behind the scenes of innovation at inspiring inventors

Patent Law

Thomson Reuters wins patent on Super Lawyers rating system

Patent Law

Court revives ‘infamous’ patent dispute involving online map searches for real estate

Opening Statements

Hearsay: Do you have an unusual hobby?