Patent Law

553 ABA Journal Patent Law articles.

Big Firms Rise in IP Survey

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…

Video Rivals Settle Patent Dispute

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…

Plavix Patent Upheld

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…

Troll Control

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

Big Patent Year Pending

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

Sea Change in Patent Law

Proposed Legislation Would Wean the United States from a ‘First to Invent’ Approval System

Ink and IP

A Battle Over Selling Printer Ink Pushes Patent Rights Up Against Antitrust Law

Wait and See

ABA Urges Congress to Give Advisory Sentencing Guidelines a Chance to Work

Feasting On Festo

A 2002 Ruling Gave Companies a Road Map for Designing Around Patents