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Trade Secrets

Trade Secret Misappropriation: Methods for Measuring Damages and Seeking Relief

Trade secret misappropriation is on the rise in the US. How does a business calculate damages in cases of trade secret theft?

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Google Supreme Court Case

The Oracle v Google Saga: Copyrightability and Fair Use in Computer Programming

In 2021, the Supreme Court permitted Google’s use of 11,500 lines of Oracle-owned code as fair use and ended a saga in copyright law.

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Trademark Disparagement and the Washington Redskins

How the Matal v. Tam Case Changed Trademark Law As We Know It

For decades, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) rejected potentially offensive trademarks. Then Matal v. Tam changed everything.

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Defeating Patent Trolls

Fighting Back Against Patent Troll Companies After TC Heartland

Patent troll companies were curbed in 2017 by the Supreme Court’s decision in the TC Heartland case, but companies are still at risk.

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Businesses Face Growing Need for Cybersecurity to Protect Intellectual Property

A data breach can affect your patents and trade secrets. Today, there is a growing need for cybersecurity measures to protect intellectual property.

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Mickey Mouse founder Walt Disney has pushed the limits of copyright law time and again to protect his characters.

Mickey Mouse, the Founding Fathers and Copyright Law

What is the Copyright Clause? On January 1, 2024, the world’s favorite mouse will enter the public domain. The Walt Disney Company, one of the greatest challengers to copyright law, has fought since 1976 to keep “Steamboat Willie,” the first Mickey Mouse animation, from the hands of other artists and creators for a total of […]

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Critical Tactics for Safeguarding Your Ideas and Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual property rights are assets, just like cash or machinery. Learn how to protect intellectual property with patents, trademarks, NDAs and more.

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