New Injunction Policy Boosts Power Of Essential Patents

In mid-December 2019, a policy statement was issued by the USPTO, NIST, and DOJ to clearly state injunctive relief (among other remedies) is available to holders of standard-essential patents (SEPs.)

Google v. Oracle Case

Java is a programming language initially developed by Sun Microsystems and later purchased by Oracle, and is at the center of a decade-long lawsuit between Google and Oracle that some say will have far-reaching consequences for the future of software innovation.

We’re Not Just Your Outside Law Firm. We’re Your Chief IP Officer

Proactive planning in your IP processes can eliminate headaches and extra work down the road.

TikTok, TickTock – Can You Claim Copyright on a Dance Move?

TikTok has given everyone a creative platform to share their video content publicly, whether that be a dance, a funny cat video, or a joke.

Brexit and What It Means For IP Rights

Brexit officially occurred on January 31st, 2020, with an 11-month transition period to allow companies to get the correct IP agreements in place.

China Seeks Patent on US COVID-19 Drug

Gilead's vaccine against the Ebola virus, Remdesivir, is proving effective in combating COVID-19, according to news reports and clinical trials.

3 Famous IP Disputes You’ve Probably Never Heard Of (But Probably Should Have)

What's famous to an IP attorney might not be well-known to the general public. There are cases that we are familiar with because they serve as great examples or set wide-ranging precedents for the rights of IP holders. 

Here are three famous cases we think you should know about. 

Lessons from the Tank: What Shark Tank Can Teach You About IP Protection

It was the kind of public exposure that most entrepreneurs can only dream of. First, Emma Cohen's company, Final Straw, took off on Kickstarter, ultimately raising $1.6 million on the crowdfunding site. Then, she landed a coveted chance to present her reusable, collapsible straw on ABC's Shark Tank. Two groups of impressed Sharks made her an offer. 

That's when things started to go wrong. Very wrong.