Will the Supreme Court Weigh in on the Copyright Lawsuit of the Decade?
August 2, 2019
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.
IMS Insights Podcast: Episode 2- The Future of STEM and Aerospace Engineering
June 12, 2019
In this episode, we sit down with Dr. Magdy Attia—a professor of Aerospace Engineering at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. Dr. Attia discusses the current state of the STEM industries, and the future of where the industries are going, along with potential litigation roadblocks for these industries.
IMS Insights: Internet, Blockchain, and IP Litigation
November 14, 2018
Although the future implications surrounding blockchain are of great potential, developmental challenges still exist. We sat down with Dr. Steve Kursh, an IMS elite expert, professor, and consultant in the technology industry for an exclusive interview on the future of smart contracts and IP litigation.
Expert Insights: What Impacts will Cybersecurity have for Business Litigation?
October 23, 2018
In honor of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we have connected with Roger Nebel— an IMS Elite Expert in the cybersecurity industry— to learn more about how cybersecurity is affecting business litigation, and what attorneys should be aware of regarding cybersecurity.
IBM Settles for $57 Million in E-Commerce Patent Litigation Following $82.5 Million Jury Award
October 4, 2018
Leading e-commerce companies are continually trying to introduce new programming methods that will make their online shopping experience faster and more convenient for customers. Frequently, however, these innovations run afoul of existing e-commerce patents.
Will SAS Sow Seeds of Chaos and Uncertainty?
May 30, 2018
On April 24, the Supreme Court addressed a procedural point concerning inter partes review (IPR); namely, whether after electing to review one or more challenged claims, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) must resolve the patentability of all of the challenged claims, or may limit its review to only some of those claims. SAS Institute, Inc. v. Iancu, Case No. 16-969 (April 24, 2018). While the issue addressed in SAS was seemingly technical, many commentators see the decision as a game changer that will dramatically impact IPR strategy, and the conduct of IPR proceedings going forward.
The Supreme Court Upholds the Constitutionality of Inter Partes Review
May 16, 2018
On April 24, 2018, the Supreme Court upheld the Constitutionality of inter partes review (IPR) (a procedure allowing private parties to challenge previously issued patent claims on the ground that they are obvious or not novel). Is the Decision a Game Changer That Will Sow Chaos and Uncertainty?