574 ABA Journal Patent Law articles.
A judge has ruled that Qualcomm Inc. waived its rights to enforce two patents for video compression and engaged in “aggravated litigation abuse.”
The judge said Qualcomm had deliberately concealed…
Aug 7, 2007 7:16 PM CDT
A federal judge has overturned a $1.5 billion judgment against Microsoft that is one of the largest amounts ever awarded in a patent infringement suit.
Alcatel-Lucent had obtained the award…
Aug 7, 2007 2:00 PM CDT
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
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
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
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 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
The Supreme Court’s eBay Decision Sets Back Pesky ‘Patent Trolls’ or American Innovation, Depending Upon Which Side You’re On
Sep 24, 2006 8:31 AM CDT
This Term the Supreme Court May Make Some Big Changes in Patent Law
Mar 21, 2006 11:20 AM CST
Proposed Legislation Would Wean the United States from a ‘First to Invent’ Approval System
Jan 8, 2006 9:17 PM CST
A Battle Over Selling Printer Ink Pushes Patent Rights Up Against Antitrust Law
Nov 29, 2005 9:27 AM CST
ABA Urges Congress to Give Advisory Sentencing Guidelines a Chance to Work
Apr 28, 2005 9:57 AM CDT
A 2002 Ruling Gave Companies a Road Map for Designing Around Patents
Feb 3, 2004 12:49 PM CST
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