case law interpreting
Trade secrets and the AIA: The practical considerations of establishing prior user rights by clear and convincing evidence
The doctrine of prior user rights as expanded under the America Invents Act (AIA) amendments to 35 U.S.C. § 273 provides entities a safe haven from patent infringement for certain internal commercial uses that are the subject of another’s later patent filing. This doctrine offers an additional defense to entities...
Hancock is the first suit of its kind in D.C. and the first case to test the meaning of the District’s consumer identification information statute.
Corporate counsel conducting internal investigations have relatively little instruction on whether to interview the company’s third-party consultants and, if so, whether an Upjohn warning is necessary.