Q&A With Vinson & Elkins' David B. Weaver

Law360, New York (October 16, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The USPTO needs to focus on recruiting and retaining talented examiners, not on other sorts of reforms and changes, says Vinson & Elkins' David B. Weaver in our series of chats with high-profile IP lawyers.

Q. What's the most challenging IP case you've worked on, and why?

A. Compression Labs Inc. v. Dell Inc. et al. This case dealt with Compression Labs’ claim that it held the patent covering the ubiquitous JPEG compression standard. Compression Labs had successfully licensed the patent to numerous parties in the...
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