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Possible Action on Reversing Recent Denial of Software, Business, and Medical Inventions as “Ineligible” for U.S. Patents
June 03, 2019
Post by Hansing, Mark D.

Post By Mark D. Hansing A progression of court decisions over the last decade, including from the United States Supreme Court, virtually eliminated patents on most software, business methods, medical testing and diagnosis innovations. For example, with respect to software-related innovations, if they (1) did not improve the functioning of computers (e.g. make them run faster) or (2) improve some other tech....... Read More


Can Competitors Use Your Trademarks in their Webpages or as AdWords to Drive Business to their Webpages?
December 28, 2018
Post by Hansing, Mark D.

Post By Mark D. Hansing The article below discusses state of the law regarding competitors using your trademarks in their advertising or web pages, or competitors purchasing your trademarks as what are called “AdWords” or "keywords" so that your competitor’s website comes up higher in a search engine search when people use your trademarks as search terms. The Problem Many of our clients are rightfully conc....... Read More


Shoe Wars: Nike's Use of Utility Patents Against Puma
August 22, 2018
Post by Hansing, Mark D.

Post By Mark D. Hansing The athletic shoe industry has seen many legal disputes. Intellectual property fights have included trademarks, copyrights, and design patents; all of which protect some aspect of the appearance of the shoes or the logos on the shoes.  What is interesting about the recently filed Nike Inc. v. Puma North America Inc., Case No.1:18-cv-10876, in the U.S. District Court for the Dis....... Read More


The Mandatory Deposit Requirement of The Library of Congress: A Little Known and Little-Complied-With Law
January 15, 2018
Post by Hansing, Mark D.

What is it? The United States Library of Congress says it has the largest collection of published works in the world. Housed in three buildings on Capitol Hill in Washington DC, with warehouses elsewhere, estimates are on the order of 32 million catalogued books and other printed materials in 470 languages, and that many more in such things as manuscripts, newspapers, microfilm reels, maps, mus....... Read More


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