Intellectual Property

 
 
  • Best Practices For Protecting Trade Secrets

    The threat of losing confidential information through targeted cyber-attacks by outsiders is real, but the more likely culprits are a company’s own employees. To protect proprietary data, it’s crucial to foster a culture of confidentiality in the...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • The Annual Super Bowl Trademark Party

    The NFL has its IP wrapped up tight and it doesn’t suffer meddlers lightly, although it’s loosened up a bit from 2007 when it went after a church that advertised a “Super Bowl” party where it planned...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • Claiming “Right to Repair,” Farmers Hack Their John Deere Tractors

    Big farm equipment now runs run on embedded software which the manufacturer owns and only the dealership has the equipment to diagnose and fix. Faced with daunting economics, not to mention an affront to their self-reliance, some...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • New EU Data Protection Will Conflict With IP Rights

    The Pending EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will directly impact many U.S. companies, and for IP practitioners in particular it will...

    • Posted 10 months ago
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  • U.S. Army Trademark Battle With Vegas Pro Hockey Team

    The inaugural season of the Vegas Golden Knights has been a spectacular success, with the team currently ahead in the the NHL Western Conference. But an intellectual property dispute could cause some problems for the team, and...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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  • NY Landlord, Sued For Destroying Graffiti, Awaits Judge’s Ruling

    A case that began in 2013 with a lawsuit filed by 17 graffiti artists is still winding its way through federal court in New York, with the plaintiffs hoping to get unspecified damages and a declaration that...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Combining AI And Human Expertise For Effective Trademarking

    Clearing and securing trademarks is become a massive challenge, as the number of products and brands worldwide continues to mount seemingly without limit. To do it right, you need more than knowledge and experience, according to this...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Your Patents May Not Be Safe

    Patents are running afoul of rigorous new U.S. standards on several important aspects of patent law. The trend started around 10 years ago when the U.S. Supreme Court made it much easier to label an invention “obvious,”...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Federal Circuit Tightens Patent Venue Rules

    2017 has proven to be an important year in patent infringement litigation. One of the most noteworthy developments is the fundamental change to patent venue provisions that the Supreme Court introduced with its landmark decision in TC...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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  • Best Practices for Protecting Trade Secrets

    The threat of losing confidential information and trade secrets through targeted cyber-attacks is real, but a company’s own employees are more likely culprits. Fostering a culture of confidentiality is necessary to protect proprietary data, and it is...

    • Posted 12 months ago
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