January 8, 2019 - Intellectual Property, Software

A New Year's Gift for Patent Applicants?

The USPTO rang in the new year by releasing new Examiner Guidance that could potentially benefit patent applicants who have previously encountered difficulty acquiring patents under the Office’s procedures for determining patent subject matter eligibility under 35 U.S.C. § 101. Supreme Court decisions regarding …›

European Parliament Voted 318 to 278 Against the Amendment Proposal for a Copyright Directive for the Digital Single Market

On July 5, 2018, the European Parliament rejected the proposed amendments to the new Copyright Directive: Article 11, which attempts to protect press publications from impermissible digital use, and Article 13, which attempts to protect online content from impermissible use by online content-sharing service …›

February 9, 2018 - Intellectual Property

End of Year Wrap-Up: 2017's Hottest Patent Decisions

This year’s notable U.S. Supreme Court patent decisions include opinions that: make it more difficult to file patent cases outside a domestic defendant's state of incorporation; prevent defendants from asserting laches as a defense within the six-year statute of limitations period; hold that supplying …›