Getting the Right Fit: Tailoring Off-the-Rack Insurance to Cover IP Disputes
A basic understanding of the intellectual property (IP) insurance landscape can give IP practitioners invaluable foresight into how existing coverages will react when combined with novel IP claims.
Strategic Considerations for IP Litigators and Corporate Counsel Prosecuting and Defending IP Disputes: Securing Coverage Despite Limited Intellectual Property Coverage
When "advertising injury" offenses intersect with IP claims, becoming insurance savvy and retaining coverage counsel may be beneficial.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
A Dozen Tips for Technology-Related Mediations and Arbitrations
Realizing the benefits of mediating and arbitrating technology-related disputes takes planning and an understanding of the nature of both processes.
What Does the California Consumer Privacy Act Mean for IP Attorneys and Law Firms?
Effective in 2020, the Act will require many companies that do business in California to disclose the data they collect from consumers and give consumers the right to prohibit websites from gathering data and to opt out of having their data sold to third parties.
Termination of Music Copyright Transfers: The Renegotiation Reality
As more musical compositions and sound recordings age into termination, the right of artists and songwriters to renegotiate agreements on more equitable terms or enter into new agreements will serve an important role in recapturing transferred value.
Introduction to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
Administrative patent judges describe the processes and procedures the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) uses to resolve the thousands of cases before it each year.
Is It Worth It? How Game Theory Should Guide Patent Prosecution Decisions
In the proposed game theory framework, at each patent prosecution decision point, an optimal decision depends on whether a potential patent’s estimated value exceeds a calculated threshold.
Rehear Here: Tracking Successful Requests for Rehearing in Inter Partes Reviews
A review of rehearing decisions issued in 2017 in inter partes review proceedings confirms the trend that it is rare to change the PTAB’s mind on rehearing.
Patent Venue a Year after TC Heartland
A look at the Supreme Court’s decision reveals why venue may not be proper in a district outside of the defendant’s principal place of business, even in the state of a defendant’s incorporation.
Making the Nonprevailing Party Pay: Statistics on Exceptional Cases Four Years after Octane and Highmark
An examination of the Supreme Court’s decisions shows that a party has a greater chance of establishing an “exceptional” case based on the other party’s substantively weak legal position rather than its bad litigation conduct.