Friday, May 13, 2016

Intellectual Property (through May 6)

Sanders Lawyers Do Not Like These “Bernie Is My Comrade” T-Shirts One Bit, by Mary Ann Georgantopoulos, BuzzFeed (via Althouse

Jury awards software company nearly $1 billion in damages, Associated Press, Wisconsin Law Journal

The Prince of Copyright Enforcement, by Jacob Gershman, The Wall Street Journal, Law Blog

Breaking News: The U.S. House of Representatives Passes the Defend Trade Secrets Act, Boardman & Clark LLP, Madison, IP Blog

"My last name is Zappa; my father was Frank Zappa. But I am not allowed to use the name on its own." Althouse

Congress Passes Defend Trade Secrets Act, by Eric H. Rumbaugh, Luis I. Arroyo and Victor J. Allen, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, Milwaukee

New federal legislation to assist employers in protecting trade secrets, by Rebeca M. Lopez, Godfrey & Kahn, S.C., Milwaukee

ITC Invalidates Patents to Fitness Monitoring Systems as Ineligible under § 101, by Kevin P. Moran, Waukesha, and Andrew T. Dufresne, Madison, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

Federal Law Provides New Protections for Trade Secrets: the Defend Trade Secrets Act, by Steven J. Berryman, Milwaukee, Jonathan Hudis, Washington DC, and Emily M. Feinstein, Madison, Quarles & Brady LLP

Defend Trade Secrets Act: Notice Requirement, by Eric H. Rumbaugh, Milwaukee, Amy O. Bruchs, Madison, and Derek C. Stettner, Milwaukee, Michael Best & Friedrich LLP