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SCOTUS GRANTS THE LOSS OF OVERSEAS PROFITS TO BE INCLUDED IN DAMAGES IN WESTERN GECO LLC V. ION GEOPHYSICAL CORPORATION

On June 22, 2018 in WesternGeco LLC v. Ion Geophysical Corporation, the Supreme Court held in a 7 – 2 decision written by Thomas J with Gorsuch and Breyer JJ dissenting that the loss of foreign profits resulting from the infringing export from the...

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LADAS & PARRY AND ATTORNEYS WERE LISTED IN THE MIP IP STARS DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO LEADING IP FIRMS AND LAWYERS FOR 2018 – U.S.

Ladas & Parry and several of its attorneys, Dennis Prahl, Bharati Bakshani, Ralph Cathcart and Matthew Asbell, were listed in the Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars: The Definitive Guide to Leading IP Firms and Lawyers – United...

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PRESENTATION: FEDERAL CIRCUIT CONTROL OVER PTAB IN POST-GRANT PROCEEDINGS

A presentation given by Ladas attorney John Richards during the Fordham IP Institute Conference in April 2018 is now available. Click on link to view: “Federal Circuit Control Over PTAB in Post-Grant...

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The Supreme Court Made Decisions on Two Cases Regarding Inter Partes Review of Patents

Today, the United States Supreme Court issued decisions on two cases: SAS, Inc. v. Iancu and Oil States Energy v. Greene’s Energy Group in relation to Inter Partes Review of patents. In SAS, Inc., v. Iancu, the Supreme Court held 5-4 (Ginsberg,...

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IT’S 2018: THE IMPACT OF IP DECISIONS FROM 2017

2017 saw a bumper crop of Supreme Court decisions on intellectual property matters around the world including eight by the United States Supreme Court, two by the Canadian Supreme Court, and two by the United Kingdom Supreme Court. U.S. Supreme...

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IT’S BACK: U.S. FED. CIRC. OVERTURNS FAIR-USE VERDICT AND REVIVES ORACLE’S SUIT AGAINST GOOGLE

On Tuesday, March 27, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overturned a unanimous 2016 jury verdict that held that Google’s use of Oracle’s Java programming language in the development of its highly-successful Android platform...

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