There’s another piece of good news on the patent troll front as a new Patent Office appeals system appears to be doing its job. This month, it agreed to invalidate a map-related patent challenged by Apple and Google.
The world’s most prestigious soccer league is warning fans not to share goals on social media, even though there is no apparent business or legal justification for doing so.
Uh oh, the world’s biggest patent troll has re-upped its weapons chest — including patents covering cloud computing.
The Obama Administration has backed away from an unpopular plan to name a Johnson & Johnson executive and patent reform opponent as head of the US Patent Office.
A Chinese man who owns trademarks and a domain name for Tesla in China is suing to shut down the company across the country unless it pays him. Given China’s unpredictable IP system, anything could happen.
Goal highlights are the most exciting, shareable and spontaneous moments of the World Cup. But ESPN and others are using copyright law to remove them from social media.
Did the CEO of Tesla really “give away” the company’s patents. No, but he did do something more important.
Lawyers who use copyright law to extort porn downloaders may find their days are numbered. An appeals court this week rubbed out an important part of their business model.
Regulators have put an end to certain Motorola and Samsung shenanigans in the companies’ long running anti-Apple campaigns, in decisions that spell good news for both consumers and patent lawyers.
Judge Richard Posner tried to put a stop to silly patent lawsuits over smartphones. Unfortunately, the country’s patent court — which has helped to create many patent problems in the first place — is having none of it.