Entries tagged “Patent”
Rimon’s Intellectual Property and Litigation Partner Maxim Waldbaum Speaking at AIPLA’s Design Rights Boot Camp
Aug 05, 2019In April 2017, Mr. Waldbaum, along with the AIPLA DESIGNS Committee, created the first Design Rights Boot Camp to cover all aspects of IP protection for designs, including patent, trademark, copyright, unfair competition, states’ rights and common law. Continuing this concept, on August 5-6, 2019, the AIPLA will host a two-day Design Rights Boot
News March 05, 2019
Jul 20, 2018 5:30PM - 7:30PM PSTWorldwide patent filings directed to blockchain technology are increasing at an exponential rate. As a result, even the open-source ethos in the community will not insulate innovators from patent risk. Rimon's Patent Strategy Partner, Marc Kaufman, will discuss the patent landscape, the commensurate risk, and how it can be managed with an
Insight Marc Kaufman · June 21, 2018
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- UTCAt the 2018 American IP Law Association (AIPLA) Mid-Winter Institute Conference in Palm Springs, Rimon Partner Letao Qin moderated the panel discussion “From Drones to Rockets to Driverless Cars – IP is in the Air.” The panel consisted of Theodore “Ted” Ro from NASA, Melissa Coombes, Patent Attorney from Lee & Hayes
Insight May 08, 2012
Patents are back in the news. In the past few weeks alone, Microsoft bought AOL’s patent portfolio for $1 billion, then resold much of it to Facebook for $550 million. Twitter pledged to use its patents only defensively, and to give its employee-inventors a say in the company’s future patent litigation strategy. Controversial trials, appeals, rulings, and awards continue—prompting the Wall Street Journal to publish Andy Kessler’s call for curtailing the rights of non-practicing entities (NPEs), also known affectionately as “trolls.”
Insight July 15, 2011
On May 12, 2011, Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy introduced the Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011 (PROTECT IP Act) to the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill is a revised version of the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act (COICA), which was unsuccessful a year ago.
The Act’s primary purpose is to prevent websites, both foreign and domestic, from infringing on the rights of U.S. patent holders. However, the proposed procedures and methods to protect the patent holders have sparked justified controversy and opposition to the Act. As such, Oregon Senator Ron Wyden held up the bill on May 31 to prevent it from reaching the full Senate for the time being.
Insight July 08, 2011
Earlier this year in March, Amazon launched the Amazon Appstore, which was then a new avenue for buying Android apps. Almost immediately after the launch, Apple proceeded to file a trademark infringement suit against Amazon over the usage of the “Appstore” phrase. The case is contingent upon whether “app store” can be deemed a generic term that simply describes any app marketplace, as opposed to one of Apple’s trademarks – a unique, company-specific element that identifies the company’s brand and distinguishes its products and services from that of other companies.
Insight June 09, 2011
By a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court rejected Microsoft's argument and affirmed the Federal Circuit's strong presumption of proof that granted U.S. patents are valid.