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SoCal IP Institute :: December 19, 2016 :: Recent Cases on Direct and Indirect Infringement

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, December 19, 2016, we will discuss the following: Medgraph, Inc. v. Medtronic, Inc., Case No. 2015-2019 (Fed Cir. December 13, 2016) (available here). Medgraph asserted two patents against Medtronic related to an improved method for diagnosis and treatment of patients that generally relates to symptoms or [...]

SoCal IP Institute :: April 29, 2013 :: ICANN’s gTLDs

Please join us for our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, April 29, 2013, for a presentation by Christine Kopitzke regarding ICANN's new gTLDs. The articles listed below will provide some background for Monday's discussion. “Launch of new generic top level domains – the Trademark Clearinghouse offers two new services to trademark owners to [...]

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SoCal IP Institute :: April 22, 2013 :: Patent interference and patent ownership

Our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, April 22, 2013 will be a discussion of two Federal Circuit cases - one regarding patent ownership and the other regarding a patent interference. Dawson v. Dawson and Bowman (Fed. Circ. March 25, 2013) (available here). The Federal Circuit affirmed the BPAI’s decision in a patent interference [...]

By |2013-04-19T22:37:30-07:00April 19th, 2013|Copyright, Patent, Divided Infringement|0 Comments

SoCal IP Institute :: April 15, 2013 :: Exceptional case and willful infringement

Our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, April 15, 2013 will be a discussion of two Federal Circuit cases regarding patents.  Brief synopses of the cases appear below. Checkpoint Systems, Inc. v. All-Tag Security S.A., et. al. (Fed. Cir. March 25, 2013) (available here). At the district court, the defendant recovered attorney fees and [...]

SoCal IP Institute :: March 25, 2013 :: Divided Infringement and Fair Use

We were lucky enough to have Young-Wook Ha , the President of Korean intellectual property firm firm Ha & Ha, visiting with us last week.  Mr. Ha provided some guidance on the differences between Korean and U.S. patent practice and recent changes to Korean practice.  As a result of Mr. Ha's visit, we did not [...]

By |2013-03-22T22:07:56-07:00March 22nd, 2013|Copyright, Patent, Divided Infringement|0 Comments

SoCal IP Institute :: March 18, 2013 :: Divided Infringement and Fair Use

Our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, March 18, 2013 will be a discussion of one Federal Circuit case regarding patent divided infringement and a 9th Circuit case regarding copyright fair use.  Brief synopses of the cases appear below. Aristocrat Technologies Australia PTY Ltd. et al. v. IGT, Case No. 2010-1426 (Fed. Circ. March [...]

By |2013-03-16T15:32:27-07:00March 16th, 2013|Copyright, Patent, Divided Infringement|0 Comments