Intellectual Property Bulletin Fall 2005
11/22/2005 - On November 7, 2005, the Recording Industry Association of America issued a press release announcing settlement of the longstanding file-sharing dispute with Grokster.
Intellectual Property Bulletin Fall 2008
10/17/2008 - In Fisher Tool Co., v. Gillet Outillage, 530 F.3d 1063 (9th Cir. 2008), the Ninth Circuit adopted the Federal Circuit's standard requiring a showing of bad faith in order to maintain Lanham Act and state law claims.
Intellectual Property Bulletin Spring 2008
5/19/2008 - Just as a semiconductor clean room aims to exclude airborne particles that could contaminate wafer layers, so the legal software clean room has sought to protect computer software developers from contaminating 'access' to earlier works.
Intellectual Property Bulletin Summer 2006
6/30/2006 - A patent gives its owner the right to exclude others from making, using and selling the claimed invention. Thus, patent rights give a patentee great control over who uses his or her invention.
Intellectual Property Bulletin Summer 2007
6/26/2007 - On May 23, 2007, Coca-Cola employee Joya Williams was sentenced to eight years in prison for trying to sell Coke's trade secrets to rival Pepsi.