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.
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.
Union head proposes reducing 20-year patent protection period and integrating all prescription drugs into a revised Canada Health Act.
Speed of approval would depend on complexity of drug, executive predicts.
Grantham University pulls trademark "America's Online University" under pressure from America Online.
Media Markt agrees remove a device that Macromedia claims circumvents DVD copyrights.
Common system would greatly reduce applications and processing time across 21-nation region.
Caterpillar seeks a temporary restraining order to block Tuesday's scheduled release of "George and the Jungle 2."
Case concerns right of U.S. health information provider NDCHealth to demand a licence to the marketing database of rival IMS Health.
More than 15,000 unprocessed applications have built up as government shuffles agency handling of registrations.