The CFAA and You(r Cat Feeder)

Chante Westmoreland (JD Candidate ’18) interviews Jamie Williams of the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Jamie discusses how the Computer Fraud … Continue Reading

Forthcoming Article on “Chilling Effects: Online Surveillance and Wikipedia Use”

A forthcoming BTLJ Article by Jonathon Penney titled “Chilling Effects: Online Surveillance and Wikipedia Use” has made international news. The Article discusses the results of the first empirical study of regulatory “chilling effects” of Wikipedia users associated with online government surveillance around the NSA/PRISM revelations in June 2013.

Standardizing Patent Examiner Training and Qualifications

H. Whei Hsueh ABSTRACT This comment relates to the third pillar, excellence in customer service, and in particular, … Continue Reading

“Excellence to the Public”: The Missed Pillar of Patent Quality in the USPTO’s Initiative

Charles Duan, Daniel Nazer, Ange Royall-Kahin, Vera Ranieri, and Julie P. Samuels In its February 5, 2015 Request … Continue Reading

How to Avoid Patent Cliffs: Product Hopping in the Pharma Sector

In May 2015, Mylan Pharmaceuticals appealed to the Third Circuit after the lower court dismissed its case against … Continue Reading

PTO Commentaries: Excellence in Work Products

American Chemical Society (ACS) Summary: The American Chemical Society (ACS) supports Proposal 1 under Pillar 1 since it … Continue Reading

Is Copyright Infringement a Strict Liability Tort?

IS COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT A STRICT LIABILITY TORT? By: Patrick R. Goold ABSTRACT Scholars and lawmakers routinely refer to … Continue Reading

Sovereignty Under Seige

SOVEREIGNTY UNDER SIEGE: CORPORATE CHALLENGES TO DOMESTIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY DECISIONS By: Cynthia M. Ho ABSTRACT Countries face a … Continue Reading

Software Copyright’s Oracle from the Cloud

SOFTWARE COPYRIGHT’S ORACLE FROM THE CLOUD By: Lothar Determann & David Nimmer ABSTRACT Clouds are on the horizon … Continue Reading