Intellectual Property

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Will the Supreme Court Weigh in on the Copyright Lawsuit of the Decade?

When two tech titans clash in court, the outcome can reverberate widely. In what has been dubbed the “copyright lawsuit of the decade,” Oracle sued Google in 2010 for infringing its copyrights in 37 Java Application Programming Interface (API) packages used in Google’s Android software platform for mobile devices.

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Amazon Takes Aim at Patent Infringement in its Marketplace

Amazon’s Utility Patent Neutral Evaluation Procedure (UPNEP) may be the next step in detracting counterfeiters.

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As Feds Debate & Wait, Vermont Takes First Real Aim at “Trolls”

While the White House, Federal Trade Commission, Congress, and a host of others continue seemingly endless debate about the perceived growing problem of abusive patent infringement lawsuits, one state has boldly taken matters into its own hands. On May 22, 2013, the Governor of Vermont signed into law bill H. 299, taking aim at what some label abusive tactics committed by so-called patent trolls, by creating a brand new state cause of action: Bad Faith Assertions of Patent Infringement.

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Electronics Expert in Human Computer Interface

An electronics expert in human computer interface was needed for a patent infringement dispute involving the alleged unlicensed use and sale of certain infringing consumer electronics

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Electronic Payment Transaction Expert

An electronic payment transactions expert was needed for a patent infringement dispute involving point-of-sale (POS) payment systems and electronic transactions in connection with pre-paid cards.

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Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Luminesce Conversion Expert

A light-emitting diode (LED) luminescence conversion expert was needed for a patent infringement dispute involving the importation into the U.S of certain consumer and electronic products and semiconductors containing LEDs.

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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Statistical Analysis Expert

A food and drug administration (FDA) statistical analysis expert was needed for a patent dispute that arose in connection with a request for FDA approval for the commercial manufacture, use, and sale of a generic drug.

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Telecommunications Networking and Switching Expert

A telecommunications network and switching expert was needed for analysis and review of certain patents related to telecommunications network technology and multiplexing.

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Mattress Coil Spring Assembly Expert

A mattress coil spring assembly expert was needed for a patent infringement case involving validity claims related to a patent for a pocketed coil spring assemblies for mattresses.

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Universal Serial Bus (USB) Expert

A Universal Serial Bus (USB) expert with a degree related to computer engineering was needed for a patent infringement dispute.