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Unitary patent - Preparatory Committee Updates

The Preparatory Committee for the Unified Patent Court has updated their website to indicate that a number of experts have been invited to join an Expert Panel to provide informal advice to the various work streams that exist in the UPC roadmap. 348 more words


Patent trolls reel as court smackdowns lead to collapse in share price

Few people cheer an economic downturn but, when it comes to the patent troll economy, many in the tech industry are likely watching its recent struggles with glee. 458 more words

VirnetX's DNS Lookup Patent

As you may have read, once-practicing-entity VirnetX won a $368M verdict against Apple in E.D.Tex for a patent whose claims covered a DNS lookup with security (written for a product that was never commercialized). 81 more words


Court Tosses VirnetX's $368 Million Patent Judgment Against Apple

A federal appeals court on Tuesday threw out a jury order requiring Apple to pay VirnetX Holding Corp $368.2 million in damages for infringing four patents concerning technology for providing security over the Internet. 311 more words


Intellectual Property Act - Patent Marking using web address

The Intellectual Property Act 2014 received Royal Assent on 14 May 2014 and makes a number of changes to intellectual property (IP) law in the UK.   754 more words


What does the Intellectual Property Act 2014 mean for you?

The Intellectual Property Act 2014 (the Act) will start to come into force on 1st October 2014. The Act seeks to modernise and simplify Intellectual Property law and introduces a number of changes, particularly to UK design law and practice largely as a result of the 2011… 471 more words