The Federal Circuit on May 13, 2015 issued its long-awaited opinion in Akamai Technologies, Inc. v. Limelight Networks, Inc. on remand from the U.S. Supreme
Not really. Trademark law encompasses the subpart known as “trade dress.” When an average consumer can identify the source of a good or service by
In a patent suit involving a patent covering an elliptical trainer exercise machine, the US Supreme Court significantly changed a long-established standard for awarding attorney
The Southern District of Florida recently dismissed a cybersquatting case we had on behalf of one of our clients. The judge agreed with our argument
by Vincent J. Allen
A profile on Magistrate Judge Renee Harris Toliver, the first African-American to sit on the federal magistrate bench in the Northern District of Texas, as published in the May 2013 issue of the Dallas Bar Association’s Headnotes.
By Vincent J. Allen
Budgets for some corporate legal departments have been slashed this year in line with across the board cuts implemented as companies try to weather the downturn in the economy. This leaves corporate counsel with a smaller budget to accomplish the same legal work. In-house counsel at major companies are taking a hard look at outside counsel expenditures to determine if the legal work is being handled efficiently, and many have concluded that a different approach is needed.
By Celina M. Orr
Although minorities have grown to recognize the rewards of the legal profession,
intellectual property law continues to be under-represented. Intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets) plays an important role in an increasingly diverse range of areas, from literature and the arts to genetic engineering. Yet there is a relatively small pool of diverse attorneys in the practice of intellectual property (IP) law.