• Securing your assets

    The highest profile hacks, the ones that get the most digital ink, are the ones that affect millions of people. When personally identifiable information (PII) is stolen from a major healthcare company or retail provider (think Target), millions of ordinary citizens find themselves in financial jeopardy, and the media and...

  • How Verizon cut its copyright infringement risk

    With so much information available online and on shared servers, today's global organizations are more collaborative and unified than ever before. However, all of this sharing comes with its own set of potential pitfalls and liabilities.

  • Without intellectual property, everything is free to copy

    If you fail to obtain proper intellectual property protection your invention then falls into the general rule of “free to copy,” in which case you may be relegated to bottom feeding, competing primarily on price, or trying to replicate others’ inventions without running afoul of their intellectual property rights.

  • Top IP lessons from HBO's hit show 'Silicon Valley'

    HBO’s Silicon Valley highlights important of protecting IP right at startups

  • Controlling the Grey Market in the U.S. and E.U.

    This is the first of a series of articles that will discuss new legal developments and strategies in six specific niche areas of brand protection relating to (1) the grey market, (2) FCPA/Regulatory compliance, (3) criminal enforcement, (4) running investigations, (5) online monitoring, and (6) data breaches. This first article...

  • Clean tech construction, part one: Building intellectual property walls

    Clean tech, or green construction, is generally defined as construction that reduces or minimizes the environmental impact in building construction, operation and use. Although those in the construction industry often think of copyrights to protect build-out drawings, floor plans and the like, other types of intellectual property are often overlooked....

  • Walk the Line? No, keep a Safe Distance

    This holding in the Western District of Kentucky could prove truly significant, since it clarifies that alleged violations of voluntary settlement agreements do not give courts a reason to use the safe distance rule.

  • AIPLEF names new president of its board of trustees

    The American Intellectual Property Law Education Foundation (AIPLEF) is dedicated to increasing diversity in the intellectual property bar. In its ongoing efforts to achieve that mission, it has announced the newest president of its board of trustees, Baxter Healthcare associate general counsel Stasia Ogden.

  • Year in review: Top IP trends of 2014

    Click through the slideshow below to take a trip back in time and see the biggest stories of 2014 in the intellectual property space.

  • Oral arguments to be heard in B&B Hardware vs. Hargis Industries case

    The Supreme Court may decide if another lawsuit can be presented in federal court and, if it arises, whether the lower court has to defer to the TTAB ruling.

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