2169 ABA Journal Intellectual Property Law articles.
A response filed by Google in a copyright infringement suit says it is protected from liability by safe-harbor clauses in a 1998 federal law.
Viacom Inc. claims Google infringes its…
May 1, 2007 4:01 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court decision yesterday making it more difficult to obtain patents on new products is one of its more important patent rulings in years.
May 1, 2007 2:04 PM CDT
There’s a multipage nondisclosure agreement that visitors must sign before they’re allowed in the kitchen at Moto restaurant in Chicago. And some of the food prepared by executive chef Homaro…
May 1, 2007 11:07 AM CDT
Can a patent on a legal strategy prevent a client from taking your advice? The courts may soon decide.
May 1, 2007 10:25 AM CDT
In two patent decisions today, the U.S. Supreme Court made it easier to challenge patents on new products and declined to extend U.S. anti-infringement standards abroad.
In one case, the…
Apr 30, 2007 6:33 PM CDT
Despite allegedly infringing several voiceover patents held by Verizon Communications Inc., Internet upstart Vonage Holdings Corp. can continue in business as usual against the telephone giant while its appeal of…
Apr 25, 2007 12:31 AM CDT
A Chinese court has ordered Yahoo Inc. to pay about $27,000 for infringing the copyrights of music companies, the Associated Press reports.
The suit brought by…
Apr 24, 2007 2:54 PM CDT
Under an order filed Friday by a federal judge in Oklahoma, attorney billing records will be kept confidential in ongoing litigation by the Recording Industry Association of America over alleged…
Apr 16, 2007 10:22 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court granted no new cases on the merits today. However, the high court asked the U.S. Solicitor General to weigh in with his thoughts on three others…
Apr 16, 2007 7:14 PM CDT
The legal publisher Reed-Elsevier Properties Inc. has lost in its effort to trademark “lawyers.com.”
Apr 12, 2007 8:15 PM CDT
Witnesses defended a lawyer’s request for $11,000 an hour in fees in a trade secret case before a Florida judge yesterday.
Apr 12, 2007 12:57 PM CDT
On this day in 1770, the British government repealed most of the Townsend Acts, which placed import taxes on British products such as…
Apr 12, 2007 12:11 PM CDT
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…
Apr 11, 2007 12:56 PM CDT
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
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.
Apr 2, 2007 4:45 AM CDT