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Patterns of Vexatious Litigation Are a Relevant Consideration in Awarding Attorney's Fees in Patent Infringement Cases

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES, LLC V. SHOPPERSCHOICE.COM, LLC Before PROST, DYK, and WALLACH. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Southern District of...

Fresh From the Bench: Latest Federal Circuit Court Cases

CASE OF THE WEEK adidas AG v. Nike, Inc., Appeal Nos. 2019-1787, -1788 (Fed. Cir. June 25, 2020) This week’s case of the week deals with issues relating to obviousness and...

No Specific Threat of Infringement Litigation Needed to Establish Standing for IPR Appeal

ADIDAS AG v. NIKE, INC. Before Moore, Taranto, and Chen.  Appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Summary:  A patent challenger can establish standing to appeal a...

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Last couple of weeks, we looked at the impact of COVID-19 and recession on IP, specifically patent prosecution. We concluded that there would be at least two to four... Read More »
Although this list will reach most the readers of Patents4Life after 2019 begins, 2018 deserves some attention even if it has the feel of “those we lost in... Read More »
On December 4, 2017 Galatea Jewelry (“Galatea” or “Plaintiff”) filed a copyright infringement suit in the District Court for the Central... Read More »
The Supreme Court is taking another patent case, granting certiorari in WesternGeco v. Ion. A divided panel of the Circuit had ruled that the plaintiff was not... Read More »
Written by Daniel K. Yarbrough, Ph.D. and Jing Liu, Ph.D. Once considered parasites, free riders, or “opportunistic pathogens,” in recent years the... Read More »
Silicon Valley’s “unicorns” or startups (pre-exit) with a valuation exceeding $1 billion, have been drawing non-stop press with their rapid growth... Read More »
Invention and trademarks – how you do it if you live in Romania? At the State Office for Inventions and Trademarks you can register for patents, utility... Read More »
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George CatalinIn my country of origin filling and legal fees go up for approx $5000 to $10.000. For an average $200-300 monthly wage. In US is $10,000 to $30,000. What is the average monthly pay?
Nov 4, 2015
Zoe BollingerAccording to 2011 data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics the average monthly salary in the US is $3,769. So it would still be a huge cost for an individual, but not as extreme as the gap in Romania.
Nov 4, 2015
NPEs historically get a pretty raw deal when it comes to PR, with article after article amounting against the practice of essentially turning patents into... Read More »
Take a look around just about any American city and it’s pretty clear we’re a “culture of Now.” Here in Los Angeles, it’s more apparent... Read More »
'Digital Opportunity' is the report prepared by Prof. Ian Hargreaves followed by a six-month review conducted independently, which was commissioned by the... Read More »