Posts tagged: ipipl

Professor Long sees troubles continuing for trademarks in global markets

Posted July 14, 2014 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (c0lumn)-July 9, 2014

Professor Doris Long says in today's marketplace, the goal of most companies is to achieve a globally recognized brand. Despite international recognition that well-known marks are entitled to special protection, the commercial history of trademarks remains littered with otherwise well-known marks that failed the test of fame.

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Professor Lim says SCOTUS decision has 'profound' implications for big data

Posted July 10, 2014 by 9, 2014

Professor Daryl Lim, in analyzing the United States Supreme Court decision in Alice Corporation v. CLS Bank International, says the decision has implications for software concept approvals winning patents.

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Professor Lim's book cited by both sides in royalties dispute

Posted June 23, 2014 by 20, 2014

Professor Daryl Lim's book on patent misuse has been cited by both sides in a patent dispute involving a Spider-Man doll and whether the patent holder should continue receiving royalties now that the patent has expired.

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Professors Lim and Sorkin, Adjunct Finkle honored for outstanding professional, scholastic accomplishments

Posted June 20, 2014 by
Professors Lim and Sorkin, Adjunct Finkle honored for outstanding professional, scholastic accomplishments

Two outstanding faculty members were given special recognition at the May 2014 commencement ceremony for their efforts in academia and with John Marshall students.

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Professor Lim says Supreme Court decisions may reduce risk of patent abuse

Posted June 17, 2014 by 16, 2014

The Supreme Court overturned two decisions by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  The unanimous decisions make it harder for patent owners to pursue opportunistic litigation, according to Professor Daryl Lim of the Center for Intellectual Property, Information and Technology Law.

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Professor Long considers how current Asian artists are appropriating western images

Posted June 11, 2014 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (column)- June 5, 2014

United States copyright rules have been in place for decades and give guidance to how iconic images can be protected. But in China, where copyright laws are fairly new and freedom of speech has a different interpretation, the guidelines aren't as clear.

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Adjunct Professor Grieb surprised by Don Sterling's decision to drop lawsuit

Posted June 5, 2014 by

Los Angeles Daily News-June 4,2014

Donald Sterling's decision to drop his suit against the NBA and sell the LA Clippers is a surprise to Adjunct Professor Cari Grieb who says Sterling is known for litigating.

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Alumnus Jefferson Cheatham joins Philadelphia IP firm

Posted June 3, 2014 by 2, 2014

Alumnus Jefferson Cheatham (J.D. '09) is now an associate at Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP focusing on patent prosecution and counseling in the electrical arts and related technologies.

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RIPL planning 'Art Meets Law' symposium in October

Posted May 22, 2014 by

Clancco - May 21, 2014

The Review of Intellectual Property Law (RIPL) is preparing for its 6th annual symposium in October.  The topic will be "Art Meets Law: The Intersection of Art and Law."

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William McGrath issues caution on electronic signatures in copyright transfer

Posted May 20, 2014 by

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin (column)-May 14, 2014

William McGrath, associate director of the Center for Intellectual Property, Information & Privacy Law, cautions that a click on an email “I agree” can force you to give up your copyright ownership. The technology can supercede the necessity for a Section 204 written document for transferring ownership of copyrighted materials.

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