Bud Light used an actor dressed as a medieval town crier last week to ask a Minnesota brewery to stop using the company’s trademarks, becoming the latest brand to transform a cease-and-desist into a marketing stunt.
Move would make forging a license a copyright violation; expected to bolster enforcement outside state borders.
Genzyme had already withdrawn from suit in settlement one day earlier; Mount Sinai not expected to pursue case further.
Government agency fines publisher and seizes copies of children's book over copyright violations.
Suit concerns use of air cycling to keep membranes clean in water filtration systems.
First such sentencing for illegal music sales on the internet, the RIAA says.
More than 1,000 inventions by Russian military scientists were patented in the U.S. rather than Russia in 1992-2000.
Vast majority of patent examiners work on information technology innovations.
Ruling comes only one day after a U.S. court upholds patent related to Replagal.
Music distributor fined $1 million in copyright dispute with independent label.
David Clough, an intellectual property attorney and lecturer, joined the Chicago office of international law firm Howrey Simon Arnold & White LLP as a partner, the firm said in a statement.
Drug maker claims claims local rivals are pressuring the government to slow implementation on data exclusivity.
U.S. officials complain of Taiwan's alleged failure to enforce existing laws and close down illegal optical disk factories.
Court grants Icon's motion for summary judgment of noninfringement under the doctrine of equivalents.
Protocol would beef up copyright law enforcement and calls for campaigns to educate the public.
Company expects judgment against HemaMetrics in dispute over patent covering saline injection and access flow measurement.
Injunction prohibits sale of device that strips off copy protection from protected DVDs.
Biotech company claims University of Michigan scientist played pivotal role in discovery of compound to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
Dutch semiconductor equipment maker claims infringement of six U.S. patents.
Officials cite effort to curb threats and extortion by foreign copyright holders.
IP official worries that foreign companies are using courts to create monopolies; advocates laws to enhance domestic IP and curb "abuse" by foreign companies.