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Worldwide Trademark Protection: Coverage versus Costs - IAM magazine
By: John L. DuPré
When it comes to international trademark protection, business people are rightfully concerned about two things. The first is having protection in countries where it is critical to...
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Invention Rights Do Not Automatically Vest to a Federal Contractor Under the Bayh-Dole Act
By: Rob D. Pyatt
In June, the U.S. Supreme Court reviewed the provisions of the Bayh-Dole Act to determine ownership rights of an invention developed using federal funds. Passed by Congress in 1980...
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What Did I Do Wrong To Harm the Value of My Patents: Consequences of Inattention in License Negotiations and in Corporate Acquisitions and Reorganizations
June 2011
By: David J. Brody
Congratulations! You just won a major victory against your competitor: after years of a hotly contested court battle, the jury found that your competitor’s product infringes...
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Employee Invention Assignment Agreements: Issues in Getting Them Right
June 2011
By: David J. Brody
Employee invention assignment agreements are among the most common agreements that companies have. In spite of their pervasiveness, there are a remarkable number of pitfalls that can...
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GlobalTech v SEB - The Supreme Court Lowers the Standard for Willful Inducement of Infringement
June 2011
Any time the U.S. Supreme Court speaks on a question of patent law, we are well advised to listen and consider the ramifications in day-to-day business. The Court’s May 29, 2011...
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Battling Infringement
January 2011 - Nature Biotechnology
By: John L. DuPré and James M. Smith
In a David versus Goliath intellectual property (IP) battle, the large, well-financed Goliath can sometimes minimize or nullify David's hard-earned legal rights, thereby gaining...
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When to Choose Trade Secret Protection Over a Patent
January 2011 - IAM magazine
It may be surprising to some that when a company comes up with a new idea or development that it wishes to use in its business, there are likely to be a number of ways to protect it...
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Patent Office Pilot Fast-Tracks Green Tech Applications
January 2011 - This article appeared in the January 2011 edition of WPI Venture Forum's Vantage Newsletter
By: Keith J. Wood
What should come first – the intellectual property portfolio or the outside investment, the “VC” or the “IP”?  Most any technology entrepreneur...
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Worldwide Trademark Protection: Coverage versus Costs - IAM magazine
By: John L. DuPré
When it comes to international trademark protection, business people are rightfully concerned about two things. The first is having protection in countries where it is critical to...
More »
 
Invention Rights Do Not Automatically Vest to a Federal Contractor Under the Bayh-Dole Act
By: Rob D. Pyatt
In June, the U.S. Supreme Court reviewed the provisions of the Bayh-Dole Act to determine ownership rights of an invention developed using federal funds. Passed by Congress in 1980...
More »
 
What Did I Do Wrong To Harm the Value of My Patents: Consequences of Inattention in License Negotiations and in Corporate Acquisitions and Reorganizations
June 2011
By: David J. Brody
Congratulations! You just won a major victory against your competitor: after years of a hotly contested court battle, the jury found that your competitor’s product infringes...
More »
 
Employee Invention Assignment Agreements: Issues in Getting Them Right
June 2011
By: David J. Brody
Employee invention assignment agreements are among the most common agreements that companies have. In spite of their pervasiveness, there are a remarkable number of pitfalls that can...
More »
 
GlobalTech v SEB - The Supreme Court Lowers the Standard for Willful Inducement of Infringement
June 2011
Any time the U.S. Supreme Court speaks on a question of patent law, we are well advised to listen and consider the ramifications in day-to-day business. The Court’s May 29, 2011...
More »
 
Battling Infringement
January 2011 - Nature Biotechnology
By: John L. DuPré and James M. Smith
In a David versus Goliath intellectual property (IP) battle, the large, well-financed Goliath can sometimes minimize or nullify David's hard-earned legal rights, thereby gaining...
More »
 
When to Choose Trade Secret Protection Over a Patent
January 2011 - IAM magazine
It may be surprising to some that when a company comes up with a new idea or development that it wishes to use in its business, there are likely to be a number of ways to protect it...
More »
 
Patent Office Pilot Fast-Tracks Green Tech Applications
January 2011 - This article appeared in the January 2011 edition of WPI Venture Forum's Vantage Newsletter
By: Keith J. Wood
What should come first – the intellectual property portfolio or the outside investment, the “VC” or the “IP”?  Most any technology entrepreneur...
More »
 

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