Don’t Go to the Trouble of Creating a Website and then Ignoring the Trademark Infringement Lawsuit – Neutron Depot LLC v. Bankrate, Inc.
If you’ve taken the time and effort to create a website in a competitive industry and your trademark is arguably close to an industry competitor, don’t make the mistake of ignoring a subsequent trademark infringement lawsuit. In a recent case set in the federal court for the Southern District of Texas, Insurance Depot Marking Corporation […]
While non-patent lawyers might wonder why there is such a fuss about the word “around,” the meaning of what appears to be a common term is a “big deal” in determining the scope of patent claims, and whether a patent that was subjected to the dreaded Inter Partes Review proceeding has valid claims. By way […]
“Beware the Jabberwock, my son!” from Through the Looking Glass, and What Alice Found There (1871) by Lewis Carroll. Since Alice v. CLS Bank, companies have found that obtaining software patents is more difficult, especially as many software patent applications going through the examination process at the USPTO were drafted before the Alice decision. Although […]
Copyright is used to protect original works of authorship that are fixed in a tangible medium of expression. It is a useful tool to prevent the copying of books, software, and other valuable creative and useful works. It was developed almost 500 years ago largely in response to the invention of the printing press in […]