Topic: Patents

Latest IP Need to Know: Patent Eligibility, Nutella, Texas Trade Secrets Act, Trademark Scams, More

What’s new in intellectual property law? Plenty: patent eligibility of computer-related inventions, a uniform trade secrets act in Texas, new discovery rules for 337 investigations, trademark scams, and a whole lot more. Even Lady Gaga… First, our featured update: a sweet love story with an important message for those who might consider a trademark infringement… Read more »

JD Supra Corporate Brief: Counterfeit Electronic Parts, Japanese Automobile Duties, Board Member Misconduct, Employer Patent Rights

Taking the A Train into the office? Take the JD Supra Corporate Brief with you: How to lead a corporation in crisis? Go light on the consensus building and democratic decision-making… (Bloomberg Law) Is your anti-corruption compliance program as good as Ralph Lauren’s? (Polsinelli) Counterfeit electronic parts in the supply chain are a problem for… Read more »

Universities Take Note: The America Invents Act Could Destroy Your Patent Portfolio

[Link: AIA Impact on University Innovation and Tech Transfer – Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.] IP lawyer Robert Sterne at Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox has a message for universities and technology centers that generate revenue from patent portfolios built around R&D: the America Invents Act (AIA) changes everything. And not in a particularly… Read more »