The differences between the Federal Circuit’s most-reversed and least-reversed district courts run far deeper than their success rates on appeal — a metric that can vary widely throughout the judiciary, according to Law360’s look at three years of Federal Circuit cases.
Defendant accused of reproducing coursepacks without authorization from the publishers.
Expanded talks to address institutional reforms and enforcement.
Outcome could redefine key elements of copyright law such as fair dealing.
Government claims success in cracking down on music piracy, but video piracy rate remains at near 90%.
Draft would also expand protection of large instruments and some animals used in research, minister says.
Drugmaker had sought to overturn aribitration award favoring Akin, Gump and others.
Suits concerning DRAM chips are consolidated in New Jersey.
Norm D. St. Landau to join Michael Lindsay for appeals process.
Industry group urges government not to expand intellectual property rights as it prepares to amend patent law.
RIM had sought stay until USPTO completes reexamination of patents at heart of dispute over Blackberry wireless devices.
Trade dress suit concerned Barr's generic version of Shire's Adderall drug for attention-deficit disorder in children.
124 others settle claims of illegal online music swapping; group vows to continue legal crusade.
Adoption of E.U. directive delayed by political squabble.
Dispute concerns patents for Fosamax treatment of osteoporosis.
Complaint alleges that Affymetrix improperly transferred assets to third parties, including proprietary technology.
Ruling marks setback for consumer advocates that had wanted broader exemptions.
Compromise resolves lengthy row over candidates to replace Ingo Kober.
Controversial decision would block online piracy of digital TV broadcasts.
Commercial success of cultural exports contributes to rising piracy rate.
Both companies claim right to slogan "You Can Do It. We Can Help."