While the U.S. Supreme Court's copyright decision on cheerleader uniforms strengthens IP protection for fashion designers, some copyright lawyers said the high court missed a golden opportunity to provide more clarity.
U.S. Supreme Court justices didn't tip their hands—or in most cases say much of anything, really—as the high court heard arguments Tuesday on the doctrine of patent exhaustion. But one intriguing thread did surface during the hour-long argumen: Whether affirming two longstanding decisions from the
To the surprise of no one, the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled laches is not a defense to patent infringement suits that are brought within the Patent Act's limitations period.
A Ninth Circuit panel indicated that most people still know the difference between Google as a trademarked brand and "googling" as a verb.
The federal appellate court certified two questions that it says will determine the winner of a dispute over pre-1972 sound recordings.
After lawyers for Alphabet Inc. subsidiary Waymo balk at providing confidential documents, Judge William Alsup promises to vet an Uber in-house attorney for access.
Those who have watched U.S. District Judge Beth Labson Freeman say she is a quick study who's willing to dive into complicated subject matter.
The court found three patents cover ineligible subject matter and the fourth is not clearly owned.
A judge Friday ruled JAMS was not entitled judicial immunity or litigation privilege in an attempt to avoid trial.
Overall patent filings dropped in 2016, a trend analysts attributed to a change in federal pleading requirements in December 2015.