Disruption and Opportunity: 5G’s Impact on Counsel and the Commercial Litigation Community?
April 12, 2019
The implementation of 5G will be the next major evolution in wireless communications, propelling the development of Internet of Things (IoT) and the infrastructure needed to sustain it. These innovations will likely lead to intense competition among new businesses and disrupt existing ones.
SmartWatch: Too Generic to Trademark
April 18, 2017
Genericness is not a term that comes up often in trademark infringement litigation. Likely, because most producers are trying to create a mark so unique it doesn’t encompass generic association. Test your smarts with a recent opinion out of the Ninth circuit and a fun, fictional, and “smart” hypothetical.
Touch ID a $10M Jewel in Apple’s Crown
September 15, 2016
With Apple willing to pay $365M to acquire the Touch ID technology from a board that seemed willing to go into the gaping lion’s mouth of litigation to make the merger happen, $10M may seem a small price to pay for quick and secure smartphone fingerprint recognition.
$96M in OLED Patents, a “Fruitful” Purchase for 2017
August 11, 2016
Technically only €87M, but who’s counting? After acquiring BASF’s 500+ PHOLED patent portfolio, Universal Display Corporation is expected to be the frontrunner when this incredible organic light technology makes its way to the iMarket.
Apple Calls for Experts in the FBiPhone Debate
March 22, 2016
Judge Sheri Pym of the Central District of California was set to begin hearing arguments and testimony today from both Apple and the FBI until the FBI postponed the hearing after learning it could possibly unlock the iPhone of the San Bernardino gunman without Apple’s help. Many have said Apple’s refusal to obey the court’s order to unlock the phone is either a highly controversial marketing strategy or a proud stand in favor of every American’s right to privacy. As we await more information, BullsEye considers the case so far, and what it could mean for the future of cybersecurity and privacy.