• Features

    Criminal Considerations In Trade Secrets Disputes

    Jeffrey A. Pade and Anand B. Patel

    Part One of a Three-Part Series
    When the international theft of U.S. trade secrets escalated and became a higher priority for domestic entities, trade secrets owners faced difficult challenges in collecting evidence, pursuing civil actions against overseas actors, and successfully obtaining worthwhile and meaningful relief from civil actions alone. These challenges ultimately resulted in increased referrals, investigations, and prosecutions of trade secrets theft under the EEA by federal authorities.

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  • Features

    Duty of Candor and Good Faith With the USPTO Covers Non-Inventors and Non-Practitioners

    George Chen, Cory Smith and Ryan Fitzpatrick

    Practitioners and non-practitioners that are associated with the examination of patents and patent applications should be vigilant about information that may be material to patentability to avoid having an issued patent be deemed unenforceable.

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  • Features

    Supreme Court Set to Hear Transformativeness Fair Use 'Warhol' Case

    Eric Alan Stone and Catherine Nyarady

    In the October 2022 Term, the Supreme Court is set to decide whether courts assessing transformativeness under the first fair-use factor of the Copyright Act may consider “the meaning of the accused work where it ‘recognizably deriv[es] from’ its source material.” The case may profoundly affect the fair use analysis, and in turn, the scope of copyright protection for many works.

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  • Columns & Departments

    IP News

    Howard Shire and Stephanie Remy

    Federal Circuit: Trade Dress Imitation In the Ninth Circuit

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