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- Trademark Infringement
The following article discusses the basics of trademark infringement in the United States.
- Judge Rules Apple and Samsung Do Not Have to Disclose Profits in Patent Litigation
If you were hoping the epic battle between Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. would result in the release of some juicy inside information, you will be disappointed. The Federal U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that the tech giants do not have to reveal confidential profit and sales information.
- Chinese Legislature Passes Trademark Law Amendments
The Chinese legislature recently passed comprehensive reforms to the countryís trademark laws. The changes should make it easier for U.S. businesses to protect their brands.
- Harvard Professor Fires Back Against Copyright Infringement Claims
Harvard University Law Professor Lawrence Lessig is fighting back against allegations that his online lecture posted on YouTube violates the copyright to a French pop song. Fittingly, Lessig is a respected expert on law and technology as well as an advocate for less restrictive copyright laws.
- Copyright FAQ: What is Considered Fair Use?
When deciding whether you can use someone elseís work without permission, there are a number of factors that must be taken into consideration. One of the most important limitations to copyright protection is the doctrine of fair use.
- Are You Getting Shortchanged on Patent Royalties?
Licensing intellectual property can be a lucrative stream of revenue. However, businesses need to have procedures in place to ensure accurate reporting and royalty payments.
- Presidential Hopefuls Taking Heat for Possible Copyright Infringement
Every election season, at least one of the candidates seems to end up in legal hot water over music used by the campaign. in 2012, it was Newt Gingrich. He is facing a copyright infringement lawsuit for his use of the Rocky III theme song, "Eye of the Tiger."
- A Call for Big Patent Changes
Federal Judge Richard Posner recently dismissed the high-profile intellectual property litigation between Apple and Motorola, after determining that neither side could prove damages.
- What Does Neil Young Have Against MP3s? Rock Legend Seeks Trademark for New Audio Format
Legendary rocker Neil Young reportedly does not like how his songs currently sound on his iPod. To remedy the problem, he is working on a new, high-resolution audio format to replace MP3s, as evidenced by several trademarks applications recently filed on his behalf.
- USPTO Issues Guidance to Patent Examiner in Wake of Prometheus Decision
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued a memorandum to its patent examiners regarding the Supreme Courtís recent decision in Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories, Inc. The memorandum provides preliminary guidance to the Patent Examining Corps. in light of the Courtís decision, and also indicates that further guidance will be forthcoming.