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IP During COVID-19: Some Vow to Share

April 8, 2020

As we enter week four since President Trump recognized the COVID-19 outbreak as a global pandemic and a national emergency,[1] many wonder when

The Inherent Incongruities of University Patent Enforcement

December 3, 2019

The Bayh-Dole Act of 1980 allows small businesses and non-profit organizations such as universities to retain ownership of inventions made with federal funding and profit

Troll Repellent: The Customer Suit Exception Today

October 29, 2019

Normally, the plaintiff in a patent infringement case gets to choose where to file their lawsuit. However, when a plaintiff sues a customer for using

IPRs and Sovereign Immunity

March 26, 2019
IPRs and Tribal Sovereign Immunity

On July 20, 2018, the Federal Circuit held in Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. that Native American tribes cannot assert tribal

USPTO Attorney Fees Go Up to The Supreme Court

March 13, 2019

On March 5th, 2019, the Supreme Court granted writ of certiorari in Iancu v. NantKwest Inc. The question for the Court is whether the phrase “[a]ll the

Chinese IP Courts

February 12, 2019

The patent battle between Apple and Qualcomm is garnering attention all over the world. But no court ruling has drawn more attention than the preliminary

Has a Federal Circuit Decision Ended the CRIPSR/Cas Patent Battle?

October 8, 2018

On September 10, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s decision in Regents of the University of California v. Broad Institute, Inc. may

Automated Notices for Copyright Infringement: Pitfalls and Remedies

November 28, 2017

Background of Notice and Takedown

Since the birth of the internet, online service providers (OSPs) have butted heads with copyright holders over whether OSPs should be

Internet Piracy: The Effects of Streaming Services and the Digital Marketplace

November 14, 2017

Internet piracy was thought to be an unstoppable blight on the digital market as recently as five years ago. As quickly as music,

The Next Rembrandt: Originality and Authorship of AI Generated Works

October 31, 2017

In recent years, the news has been flooded by innovations in artificial intelligence and its ability to create a diverse range of creative content. AI