Patent Law

Companies need separate China IP strategy – ZDNet

SINGAPORE–Tech companies looking to break into the Chinese market need to understand intricacies of the local patent regime and effectiveness … managing partner of the law offices of Albert Wai-Kit Chan, who was speaking at a talk hosted …

Microsoft wants ‘patent peace’ in ongoing Motorola spat – ZDNet

EU authorities are investigating to see whether its handling of patents breaks antitrust law or not. In order to come to an agreement, a “lasting solution of these disputes will not be reached by leaking settlement positions through the press … Continue reading

Patent Litigator Martin Fliesler, 1943-2012 –

SAN FRANCISCO — Patent litigator Martin “Marty” Fliesler, who founded an early patent boutique that is still open today, died Friday. He was 69. Fliesler, who co-founded San Francisco’s Fliesler Meyer in 1982, passed away after a four-month battle with … Continue reading

HTC drops additional patent from ongoing ITC complaint – Electronista

Google’s patents on loan to HTC were only made available for the smartphone … and violated monopoly clauses of the US antitrust law. Furthermore, Apple has used some frank language with the ITC in regards to HTC’s behavior during this … Continue reading

Top patent court struggles to decide when software is patentable – Ars Technica

they imagine, cannot be performed by human beings. But this distinction doesn’t make sense in theory and it’s making a mess of patent law.

Kerr & Wagstaffe: iPad Case Highlights Importance of Intellectual Property Law –

As a law firm specializing in intellectual property law, Kerr & Wagstaffe weighs in on the settlement. Kerr & Wagstaffe has spearheaded several notable cases involving global patent disputes, including recent litigation involving the invention of WiFi …

LogMeIn Must Face Revived Patent Suit by 01 Communique – Bloomberg

The case was sent back to the lower court for further proceedings. The appeals court, which specializes in patent law, sided with 01 Communique on how the patented invention works. 01 Communique filed the lawsuit in 2010, claiming Woburn …

Opening statements underway in Apple patent trial – FOX News

“That’s a pretty strong statement from the judge and shows you what she thinks about some of Apple’s claims,” said Brian Love, a Santa Clara University law professor and patent expert. He said that even though the case will be … Continue reading

USPTO Expands Trademark Law School Pilot Program –

Washington - The U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced the selection of nine additional law schools to join the Trademark Law School Clinic Certification Pilot Program this fall.

Is your idea patentable, or are patents a waste of money and time? – Deseret News

Congress recently passed a law that will significantly modify the patent process. Many business builders who are seeking protection from competitors via the U.S. Patent Office have found the experience frustrating and disappointing. To improve …