• Prepping for battle

    So far, this IP-themed issue of InsideCounsel has taken us through the steps of monetizing and protecting IP assets. But the fact of the matter is, in this day and age, the biggest trends that in-house counsel are tracking are those involving IP litigation. Whether your company is an accused...

  • Alphabet soup

    The Leahy–Smith America Invents Act (AIA) was seen as the most important new patent law in a half century when it was approved in 2011. The law basically moved the U.S. patent system from a “first to invent” to a “first inventor to file” system. It also allowed for inter...

  • IP lockdown

    The era of Big Data is, for better or for worse, upon us. And in this Brave New World that has such data in it, companies inevitably have massive amounts of information that must be kept both private and secure. Trade secrets such as customer lists, manufacturing processes and even...

  • 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.

  • Bill Shreve and the Glaukos success story: When having an IP attorney pays off

    It’s no secret that for many start-ups and small businesses, resources are limited -- time and money being two of them. But leaving room in the budget for intellectual property can not only help with growth and protecting interests, it can also play a critical part in a company’s long-term...

  • Patents fuel the American Dream

    It has been said time and again that America is the land of opportunity, and there’s a reason for that: patents. Our history of invention runs deep, and continues to power the patent system, which encourages America’s inventors today. Patents continue to play a huge role in the global marketplace...

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

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

  • Trade secrets and the AIA: Prior user rights and the clear and convincing evidence standard

    More than three years after the enactment of the AIA, the expanded doctrine of prior user rights remains largely undeveloped, but its existence nonetheless should remain a consideration for businesses as they implement strategy to protect intellectual property rights and trade secrets in particular.

  • How to avoid the coming patent translation bottleneck

    Many view the AIA Treaty as negative to patent law, and rushed to file as many patents as possible before the new treaty took effect

  • Kaye Scholer team achieves PTAB victory for Olympus

    Kaye Scholer IP partner Deborah Fishman and counsel Katie Scott were part of the team that recently secured a victory for Olympus America Inc. before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).

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