Green Patents and Technological Innovation

“Go green” is a common expression to refer to the use of eco-friendly products. The basic idea of … Continue Reading

Snowden’s Legacy: Ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union

In October, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) invalidated a European Commission ruling from 2000 and … Continue Reading

Looking through (the) Lenz: New Directions in DMCA Notice-and-Takedown Online

By: Jaideep Reddy On September 14, 2015, the Ninth Circuit in Lenz v. Universal Music laid down the … Continue Reading

Drones: Current Regulations and Future Research

On October 22, 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a proposal recommending the enforcement of current aircraft … Continue Reading

US v. EU: Pay-for-delay Settlements

Reverse payment settlements exist at the intersection among antitrust, patent and healthcare laws. Also known as pay-for-delay agreements, these … Continue Reading

Using Technology to Prevent the Distribution of Child Pornography

The 2004 decision in Center for Democracy and Technology v. Pappert sheds light on the complications surrounding the … Continue Reading

The Consequences of Violating Open Source Licenses

By: Jaideep Reddy “These days a developer will do a Google search, find five open-source products that fit … Continue Reading

Fair Use’s Endless Defense: An Update on the Google Books Litigation

On October 16, the Second Circuit issued its decision in Authors Guild v. Google, affirming Google’s fair use … Continue Reading

Back Under the Bridge: Judge Rules Against Prolific Patent Troll

In eDekka LLC v. 3Balls.com Inc., Eastern District of Texas Judge Rodney Gilstrap ruled against plaintiff eDekka’s patent … Continue Reading

The ‘Unamerican’ Rule: Analysis of Shammas v. Focarino and Paying to Play in Trademark Appeals

Introduction When you file a trademark application with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), the website … Continue Reading