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The Top 5 IP Mistakes Tech Startups Make

insights June 2, 2011

It’s not easy being a technology startup. There are many challenges, including racing towards product and business development milestones, recruitment and management of employees, funding goals and restraints, fierce competition from big and small competitors, changing legal and regulatory landscapes – just to name a few. One of the costliest mistakes a startup can make…

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Senate Passes Patent Reform Bill

insights March 10, 2011

The Senate recently passed “The America Invents Act” which, if completed, would be the first major overhaul to U.S. patent law in more than half a century. On March 8, 2011, the Senate overwhelmingly passed “The America Invents Act” with a bipartisan vote of 95-5.  If completed, this would be the first major overhaul to U.S. patent…

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New HSR Thresholds for 2011 to Take Effect

insights February 25, 2011

The annual adjustment of the dollar thresholds for preacquisition filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act will take effect February 24, 2011.  All transactions closing on or after the effective date will be governed by the new thresholds. The annual adjustment of the dollar thresholds for preacquisition filings under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act will take effect February 24,…

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IP Heavyweights Weigh in on Brand Bullying

insights February 23, 2011

AIPLA and INTA submitted comments to the USPTO in response to the PTO’s request for feedback on Trademark Litigation Tactics I have written about trademark bullying in relation to one of my client’s experiences with Volkswagen and in general.  I also blogged about this issue for a friend’s blog, Smaller Box, yesterday.  My colleague and blogging inspiration, Steve Baird — of…

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Patent Infringement Damages May Now Be Calculated Differently

insights Patent Infringement Damages May Now Be Calculated Differently Michael Moradzadeh · January 12, 2011

In Uniloc v. Microsoft, an appeals court issued a decision that may change how infringement damages are calculated by precluding the use of the “25 percent rule of thumb” which has been used to calculate damages in most patent cases for the past fifteen years.  This decision marks an important step towards requiring patent plaintiffs…

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