Takeaway: Apple has decided to close its store locations in the Eastern District of Texas to avoid patent litigation in that district.
Takeaway: Even secret sales and licenses of a product could count against you under the on-sale bar. Make sure to file a provisional application sooner than later to preserve your rights in an invention if you plan on marketing the product for funding.
Takeaway: Business owners and universities alike should make sure they fully understand what the terms of their intellectual property licensing agreements entail.
Takeaway: There is high demand for intellectual property protection in China.
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Takeaway: Intellectual property is one of the most influential factors on the worldwide economy.
Takeaway: Microsoft dedicated all of their patents to the OIN patent pool network giving everyone the ability to use their technology without fear of infringement.
Takeaway: Attorney’s fees payable to a prevailing party in a Copyright Infringement action must be based on the specifics of the case at hand, not on the general presumption of the type of copyright matter at hand.
Takeaway: China is addressing concerns about lax enforcement of intellectual property rights by seizing over 7 million items suspected of IP infringement.