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measuring the loss of trade secret theft

Case Assessment on Trade Secret Misappropriation

How does the court calculate damages in trade secrets misappropriation cases? Learn how to measure actual loss, reasonable royalty rates and other remedies.

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Oracle and Google

The Saga of Oracle and Google in Layman’s Terms (Hopefully)

An ongoing dispute between Oracle and Google has landed in both Federal Court and Northern District of California court. What will happen next? The Federal Circuit recently resurrected one of the most closely watched cases in recent software history: Oracle v. Google. The case between Oracle and Google is incredibly complicated, involving multiple trials, appellate decisions […]

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Patent Troll TC Heartland

The TC Heartland Decision: Big Loss for “Patent Trolls”

On May 22, 2017, the Supreme Court issued a decision in TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods Group Brands. Now, it is much harder for “patent trolls” to file their cases in the Eastern District of Texas.What Are “Patent Trolls?” Why Marshall, TX?A patent troll is a derogatory term for a company that obtains the rights […]

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A Trademark Is a Terrible Thing to Waste

Your business’ trademark is a valuable asset. Protecting that asset is a practice in which every business owner should invest—the security of your business, its intellectual property rights and its reputation are at stake.

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Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property and the U.S. Constitution

Like most things, the so-called Intellectual Property clause isn’t as clear as we’d like. Experts often refer to this clause as the patent and copyright clause, because “science and useful arts” refer only to patented and copyrighted creations.

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Intellectual Property Cybesecurity and Creativity

Intellectual Property, Cybersecurity and Creativity

Intellectual property and cybersecurity affect our lives more than most people are aware. Learning the basics of both provides a unique perspective on just how much both topics influence the world around us and help color the decisions we make — from business decisions to financial decisions to the use of technology in our personal lives. This column hopes to teach readers the basics of intellectual property and cybersecurity through real world examples.

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How to Protect Your Ideas and Intellectual Property 

Follow these Life Hack tips that explain how to protect your idea and intellectual property from thieves. It could save you millions of dollars down the line:

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Financial Poise Radio

Episode 88 with David Jarczyk

In Episode 88, we ask David Jarczyk, founder and CEO of KtMINE about secrets, specifically the intellectual property capabilities and strategies of business entities. Jarczyk explains how he selects and analyzes IP data to get beyond company filings and management pronouncements, to say nothing of journalistic hype.

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