A case that the U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear could dramatically expand the amount of damages potentially available in patent cases, as the court weighs whether patent owners should be able to recover profits lost outside the U.S. due to infringement.
Program aims to double university patent applications in three years.
Declaration seeks to define the ethical principles that should govern the collection, processing, storage and use of human genetic data.
Commission will ask court to grant generics makers licensing rights and levy fines against makers of anti-HIV drugs.
Court finds generics maker can market drug even after original is pulled.
In a sign that industry has modified approach, targets are given a chance at settlement before lawsuits are filed.
Lawsuit concerns 1991 patent of ice dispensers in refrigerators.
Opponents claim database publishers are sufficiently protected, while supporters complain about watered-down legislation.
Internet auction company claims eBay infringed on its "$1 No Reserve" trademark.
Maker of AutoCAD claims LT-Extender unlawfully manipulates its software.
Administrative council has meet twice without agreeing on a replacement for current head of European Patent Office.
Group supports campaign to let Patent & Trademark Office retain all its funds, following approbriations chairman's complaint about aggressive lobbying.
Parliament expected to enact law this month, almost a year past E.U. deadline.
Suit concerned technology to route customer calls to appropriate support staff.
Court finds internet search engine violated intellectual property code by selling ad space next to pages produced by trademarked search terms.
Controversial move would block online distribution of pirated digital content.
Judge declares four Corixa patents unenforceable due to inequitable conduct.
Claims employees misappropriated secrets.
Paychex claims E-chx infringed trademark and hired former employees in violation of non-compete agreements.
New copyright tribunal would would met out stiffer punishment to infringers.
Company takes ownership of patents and pays inventor $7.9 million.