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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2015, file photo, former NBA star and current owner of the Charlotte Hornets, Michael Jordan, smiles at reporters in Chicago. President Barack Obama is honoring Jordan, Cicely Tyson, Tom Hanks, and others with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

Michael Jordan Wins Trademark Case in China's Top Court

By Anna Zhang |

China's top court has ruled that former NBA star Michael Jordan owns the trademark rights to his name in Chinese characters.

Corporate Lawyers at Risk as Cyberattacks Target IP, 'Legal Data'

By Ricci Dipshan |

A SANS Institute Survey found cybercriminals are increasingly shifting their focus toward attorney-managed enterprise data.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer

In Latest Patent Case, Supreme Court Asks How Much Is Enough for Induced Infringement

By Scott Graham |

Justice Stephen Breyer seemed persuaded on Tuesday that supplying a single component of a product for overseas assembly isn't enough to trigger extraterritorial application of U.S. patent laws.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor.

Apple Loses to Samsung in Supreme Court Design Patent Case

By Tony Mauro |

The unanimous decision by Justice Sonia Sotomayor wipes out Apple's $399 million in design patent damages and sends the case back to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

U.S. International Trade Commission building.

Patent Hearing Raises Stakes for Clean Energy Competitiveness

By Scott Graham |

The International Trade Commission will consider whether to block imports of a material used in lithium-ion batteries for violating a domestic company's patent.