Intellectual Property Law
1947 ABA Journal articles on Intellectual Property Law.
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas used to be famous as a preferred venue for plaintiffs in patent cases. But data indicates the U.S. Supreme Court put a stop to that in May of 2017 when it ruled in TC Heartland v. Kraft Food Brands Group
that lawyers should use a narrow definition of “resides” when determining where venue is proper.
May 22, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
A federal judge in California told Quinn Emanuel lawyers on Thursday that she wanted proof of their claim about a dropped witness who had been scheduled to testify for Samsung…
May 18, 2018 3:18 PM CDT
E-recycling advocate Eric Lundgren has lost his appeal and will have to serve 15 months in prison.
Apr 25, 2018 3:12 PM CDT
A federal appeals court has ruled that a monkey has no standing under the U.S. Copyright Act to assert copyright in selfie photos.
Apr 24, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
LeBron James and his multimedia platform, Uninterrupted, were sued by a Detroit barbershop that claims trademark infringement over the NBA star’s web series.
Apr 20, 2018 1:40 PM CDT
Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James and his multimedia platform, Uninterrupted, sent a notice of copyright infringement to the University of Alabama earlier this month.
Apr 16, 2018 1:47 PM CDT
Former judicial clerks from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will now receive up to $115,000 in bonuses at Fish & Richardson.
Apr 10, 2018 1:45 PM CDT
A motion filed last Wednesday claims a law firm secretly recorded a job interview with a former employee of a litigation opponent and then used the information in the lawsuit.
Apr 10, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
In a decision that could ripple through the software industry, a federal appeals court determined that Google violated Oracle’s copyright by using its open-source code.
Mar 30, 2018 8:00 AM CDT
After her DUI charge was dropped, Julie Cantu thought her nightmare was over. Then, she went on a date.
Mar 27, 2018 9:23 AM CDT
A lawyer who was ordered to pay a $10,000 sanction for failing to provide proper notice of a hearing claims the judge who imposed it exceeded her authority in a “clear-cut judicial error.”
Mar 14, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
Chicago law firm O’Keefe Lyons & Hynes has settled a trademark infringement suit against the O’Keefe Law Firm in suburban LaGrange, Illinois.
O’Keefe Lyons had filed the federal lawsuit…
Mar 12, 2018 7:00 AM CDT
The artist behind Pepe the Frog continues his legal efforts to take his cartoon creation back from the alt-right and conspiracy theorists with a copyright suit against Infowars, a website…
Mar 9, 2018 12:26 PM CST
Updated and corrected: Eric Lundgren, an electronics recycling advocate and computer refurbisher from California, faces more than a year in prison for creating tens of thousands of discs meant to…
Feb 28, 2018 3:00 PM CST
A California federal judge dismissed a copyright lawsuit last week over a phrase in the chorus of Taylor Swift's 2014 song “Shake It Off.”
Feb 22, 2018 2:53 PM CST
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