SUPREME COURT RULES IN LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORP. V. PROMEGA CORP.
On February 22, 2017 in Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp, the Supreme Court in a 7-0 judgment (Chief Justice Roberts having recused himself) held that for there to be active inducement of infringement by export of components of a patented...Read Article
In Adidas AG v Christian Faith Fellowship Church (Cancellation No. 92053314), the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) had cancelled two federal trademark registrations for ADD A ZERO, owned by the Christian Faith Fellowship Church, on the...Read Article
The Supreme Court on December 6, 2016 ruled that when considering the basis for awarding damages based on the infringer’s profits from infringing a design patent, it is not necessary to base these damages on the profit made on the entire article...Read Article
The issue of patent eligible subject matter under 35 USC § 101 affects many different types of inventions including those which incorporate software technology for controlling conventional machines and devices. Although the Alice v. CLS Bank...Read Article
On June 20th, in Cuozzo v. Lee, the Supreme Court affirmed the Federal Circuit holding that claims should be given their broadest reasonable interpretation in inter partes review...Read Article
The case of Kirstaeng v. Wiley hit the headlines in 2013 when the Supreme Court held that importation and sale in the United States of books bought from the copyright owner in Thailand was not an infringement of copyright, even though a notice in...Read Article