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Supreme Court Announces New Standard for Review of Claim Construction Rulings

The federal circuit's long standing practice of applying a de novo standard is rejected.

 

Does Raging Bull Deliver Knockout to Patent Laches Defense?

The en banc federal circuit looks to decide whether Petrella's reasoning translates from copyright to patent law.

 

Trademark "Tacking" Questions Should Go to a Jury

SCOTUS issued its first substantive trademark decision of the current term.

 


Articles »

How Broadly Will the Fox v. Dish Court Interpret ABC v. Aereo?

By Alison Hutton and Alice Snedeker

Should the Court's holding be limited to the type of technology at issue or expanded to include Internet streaming of copyrighted programming?


Magic, Pantomime, and Copyright: New Developments

By Mark G. Tratos and Bethany L. Rabe

Chief Justice Roberts’s interim order injects ambiguity into the analysis of “at risk” launches.


Craft a Stronger Defense by Distinguishing Parody from Satire

By Nancy A. Del Pizzo

Post-Acuff-Rose, artists will have a stronger fair use defense if their work critiques an original work (a parody) rather than merely ridicules it (satire).

 


Announcements »

Design Patent and Trade Dress Litigation: More than Meets the Eye

Join the Intellectual Property Litigation and Commercial & Business Litigation Committees for a Roundtable on Wednesday, January 21, 2015, at 1 p.m. EST. Register now.

 

Committee Presents Programs on Patent Trolls

The April 10th program, "Patent Trolls—Do They Help or Hurt Innovation and Will the Legislation Kill Them," offered a lively debate on this hot topic.


Join Us for Our Monthly Conference Calls!

The calls take place on the second Wednesday of each month at noon Pacific time. Upcoming Committee projects, programs, and publications are all on the agenda.


 
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