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Intellectual Property Law

2100 ABA Journal Intellectual Property Law articles.

Court Denies ‘Lawyers.com’ Trademark

The legal publisher Reed-Elsevier Properties Inc. has lost in its effort to trademark “lawyers.com.”

Witnesses Support Fee of $11,000 an Hour

Witnesses defended a lawyer’s request for $11,000 an hour in fees in a trade secret case before a Florida judge yesterday.

Today in Legal History: Taxes Die, Statesman Born, Mouse Patented

On this day in 1770, the British government repealed most of the Townsend Acts, which placed import taxes on British products such as…

$100 Million Sanction Sought Against Motorola

The lawyer for a defunct technology company that sued Motorola for stealing trade secrets is seeking a $100 million sanction and $93 million in attorney fees.

The plaintiffs’ lawyer, Willie…

Google Settles Suit, Can Post News Agency Info

Agence France-Presse has agreed to allow Google to use its news and photos in ways that drive traffic to the Paris-based international news agency’s online offerings, the Apr 10, 2007 5:50 PM CDT

Upping the XX in IP

The estrogen to testosterone ratio among intellectual property lawyers has improved greatly over the last decade or so, but that doesn’t mean the practice isn’t a lonely place for women.

Downloading a File of Copyright Woes

Google’s buyout of YouTube shows federal law still lags behind technology

Knockoffs Landing on Retail Shelves

Lawsuits claim fake luxury goods are showing up at chain stores

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What You’ll be Talking About in 2007

Stating the Obvious

Next Big Issue: Can an Invention Be Denied a Patent ‘Just Because It’s Stupid’?

Troll Control

The Supreme Court’s eBay Decision Sets Back Pesky ‘Patent Trolls’ or American Innovation, Depending Upon Which Side You’re On

Personalized Prescriptions

Legal Actions Will Help Determine the Success of Using Genetics to Improve Drug Treatments

Troubled Kingdoms

As Franchises Seek to Expand Their Empires, Individual Operators Look for Ways to Protect Their Turf

The Price is Right

Courts Are Searching For New Ways to Determine Value

Big Patent Year Pending

This Term the Supreme Court May Make Some Big Changes in Patent Law

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