538 ABA Journal articles on Patent 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
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
The American Bar Association is urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit not to include the government’s attorney fees when awarding “all expenses of the proceedings” to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
The ABA filed an amicus brief
in NantKwest v. Joseph Matal
, urging the full Federal Circuit to overturn a split decision of a three-judge panel.
Jan 24, 2018 7:30 AM CST
Raj Abhyanker is up in arms against legal technology companies he believes are practicing law without a license.
With the growth of online services that assist people filing trademarks and patents, Abhyanker says he has seen his business suffer because “I can’t do what they’re doing, but they can do what I’m doing.”
Jan 9, 2018 8:30 AM CST
filed Tuesday in the Northern District of California alleges LegalZoom has engaged in the “unauthorized practice of law, false advertising, unfair competition and other claims with respect to preparation and filing of trademark applications" before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Dec 20, 2017 3:05 PM CST
In the past five years, there has been a 484 percent increase in legal technology patents globally, according to new numbers from Thomson Reuters.
“Technological innovation across the financial…
Aug 18, 2017 2:00 PM CDT
Season four of the hit HBO series Silicon Valley
introduced viewers to Stuart Burke, a man who has accumulated a pretty nice chunk of change engaging in what could best be described as a shakedown of music writers and song publishers through his acquisition of copyrights.
Aug 10, 2017 8:00 AM CDT
This Supreme Court term turned out to be important for civil procedure, with three significant rulings on personal jurisdiction—when a court has control of the particular parties in a case.
Aug 1, 2017 1:20 AM CDT
Patent lawsuits in the federal court for the Eastern District of Texas are on the decline as a result of a May ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Jul 19, 2017 7:45 AM CDT
Lululemon Athletica claims in a federal lawsuit that Under Armour infringed its patents on a sports bra design that incorporates four criss-cross straps in the back.
Lululemon filed the suit…
Jul 18, 2017 8:30 AM CDT
New software helps patent lawyers draft applications that are more likely to pass muster with the U.S. Patent and Trademark office, as well as respond to official letters from examiners.
TurboPatent Corp. on June 28 launched
artificial-intelligence products that compare patent claims with past applications to make predictions about patent eligibility.
Jul 17, 2017 2:28 PM CDT
A patent holder that restricts the reuse or resale of its printer ink cartridges can’t invoke patent law against a remanufacturing company that violates the restriction, the U.S. Supreme Court…
May 30, 2017 10:26 AM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday narrowed the locations where patent infringement suits can be filed in a unanimous decision interpreting conflicting statutes on venue.
May 22, 2017 9:55 AM CDT
The American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law has weighed in on how patent eligibility should be determined by way of a letter to the U.S. Patent and Trademark…
Apr 7, 2017 4:19 PM CDT
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