Obtaining a Software Patent: Navigating Current Challenges Getting a product patent today is simpler than it was only a year back in most Art Units at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), on account of the Federal Circuit’s choice in Berkheimer v. HP Inc., 881 F.3d 1360 (Bolstered.
The Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit recently upheld a decision in the case of Statehouse Records, LLC v. ReDigi Inc., affirming a prior ruling by the Southern District of New York. The Second Circuit concluded that ReDigi’s digital music file trading platform infringed on the copyright of the
Navigating Post-Alice Landscape: Strategies for Software IP Protection Over a year has passed since the U.S. Supreme Court delivered its landmark decision in Alice v. CLS Bank, extending the Mayo analysis to determine patent eligibility under 35 U.S.C. 101. Despite offering some clear guidelines, the ruling left the software industry
Addressing Legal Challenges for Small Businesses Private companies encounter a myriad of legitimate challenges, spanning from administrative intricacies to potential court battles with clients. Navigating these issues effectively requires early intervention and legal counsel. Here’s an exploration of common concerns and the role of legal support. 1. Legal Rights and
Williams-Sonoma Takes Legal Action Against Amazon for Trademark Infringement On Friday, December 14th, San Francisco, CA-based home outfitting retailer Williams-Sonoma filed a lawsuit in the Northern District of California, alleging trademark and design patent infringement against Seattle, WA-based e-commerce giant Amazon.com. This legal action shines a light on Amazon’s questionable