2193 ABA Journal Intellectual Property Law articles.
An appeals court has struck down a Washington, D.C., law barring drug companies from charging excessive prices for prescription drugs.
The D.C. law didn’t define excessive pricing. But it said…
Aug 3, 2007 2:28 PM CDT
Courts are citing a recent U.S. Supreme Court case to justify rulings in favor of companies defending patent infringement claims.
The Supreme Court’s ruling in KSR International Co. v. Teleflex…
Aug 1, 2007 6:17 PM CDT
It was standing room only for business-suit types at Ocean Tomo’s Spring 2007 Live Intellectual Property Auction.
Aug 1, 2007 11:50 AM CDT
Lawyers for the founders a social networking Web site will get a chance to revise their infringement complaint against their big-name competitor, Facebook Inc.
But they may face an uphill…
Jul 26, 2007 8:29 PM CDT
A Microsoft lawyer who battles illegal copies of the company’s software sees “a real milestone” in yesterday’s seizure of more than $500 million worth of Chinese-made counterfeits.
The FBI and…
Jul 25, 2007 2:56 PM CDT
A Pennsylvania law firm has emerged unscathed from its trip through the “Wayback Machine.”
Judge Robert Kelly of Philadelphia has ruled Harding, Earley, Follmer & Frailey did not infringe a…
Jul 24, 2007 1:20 PM CDT
Patents may pave a path to litigation rather than profits, especially in the information technology industry, according to a study by two researchers.
They found that patent litigation in the…
Jul 16, 2007 5:40 PM CDT
Playing music on the Internet gets more expensive on Sunday—in some cases prohibitively so—because of inaction by a federal appeals court.
Sunday is the day that broadcast royalty rates will…
Jul 13, 2007 5:05 PM CDT
Big law firms are giving patent-litigation boutiques a run for their money.
IP Law & Business began surveying law firms in 2000 to determine their…
Jul 13, 2007 1:47 PM CDT
A federal judge has denied dueling motions in a patent infringement case that seek to disqualify the other side’s lawyers.
Senior U.S. District Judge William Schwarzer of San Francisco ruled…
Jul 6, 2007 1:10 PM CDT
Netflix has settled a suit that alleged Blockbuster stole its business method to charge subscribers a monthly fee to rent videos online.
Blockbuster revealed the settlement in a filing with…
Jun 28, 2007 8:39 PM CDT
A New York chef has sued a competitor for copying the look and feel of her restaurant.
Rebecca Charles, who owns the Pearl Oyster Bar in the West Village, says…
Jun 27, 2007 1:03 PM CDT
A federal judge in Manhattan today upheld a patent on the blood thinner Plavix.
U.S. District Judge Sidney Stein said Plavix’s maker, Sanofi-Aventis, was entitled to an injunction barring a…
Jun 19, 2007 5:52 PM CDT
Semiconductor maker Qualcomm has hired the DLA Piper law firm to help it battle accusations that it failed to turn over more than 35,000 documents in a patent infringement case.
Jun 14, 2007 12:27 PM CDT
A federal statute that bars bootlegged copies of performances survived an initial review before a federal appeals court today.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals based in New York…
Jun 13, 2007 7:49 PM CDT
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