Intellectual Property and Information Technology

Supreme Court Decision May Significantly Delay the Filing of Copyright Infringement Suits

Posted on by Dana D. McDaniel in Intellectual Property and Information Technology

The Supreme Court has resolved a split among federal circuit courts that establishes another incentive to register copyrighted works early.
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Digital Millennium Copyright Act Alert

Posted on by Dana D. McDaniel in Intellectual Property and Information Technology

Service providers that have designated its DMCA Agent prior to 12/1/16 must submit new designations electronically by 12/31/2017.
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Defend Trade Secrets Act Signed Into Law

Posted on by Dana D. McDaniel in Intellectual Property and Information Technology

On May 11, 2016, President Obama signed into law the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA).
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Can You Keep a Secret? The Quiet Pursuit of a Federal Trade Secret Regime

Posted on by John M. Erbach in Intellectual Property and Information Technology

Congress is currently mulling new legislation designed to federalize (partially) trade secret law.
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Patent Law Continues to Unite an Otherwise Divided Supreme Court

Posted on by John M. Erbach in Intellectual Property and Information Technology, Litigation

One area of law appears to unite both ends of the Court's political spectrum--patent law.
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Virginia to Address Patent Litigation Abuse

Posted on by John M. Erbach in Intellectual Property and Information Technology, Litigation

Recently, Congress has sought to curb abusive patent litigation with new legislation.
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