Weide & Miller is listed among the best law firms in the United States by U.S. News. Weide & Miller is ranked Tier 1 for Patent Law and Patent Litigation for 2018.
Weide & Miller issued 87 patents in 2017, leading Nevada-based firms.
In the case of In re Brunetti, a panel of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a finding of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, the panel determining the Lanham Act (trademark law) prohibition [...]
A long-accepted rule in U.S. patent law was that to find direct infringement of a method claim, performance of all claimed steps must be attributable to a single entity. Under prior case law, the actions of a [...]
In accordance with 28 U.S.C. § 1400, a patent infringement suit may only be brought in a jurisdiction where the defendant resides or where the defendant has committed acts of infringement and has a regular and established [...]
In the case of Fourth Estate Benefit Corp. v. Wall-Street.com LLC, et al., the Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit deepened the split between the circuit courts on the issue of whether a copyright registration must [...]
In the case of Helsinn Healthcare SA v. Teva Pharmacueticals USA, Inc., the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit confirmed that the America Invents Act did not change the “on-sale bar” to patenting an invention. The [...]
Weide & Miller issued another 23 U.S. patents in the first quarter of 2017.
The Copyright Act bars copyright protection for “useful items”. Thus, in the case of Star Athletica LLC v. Varsity Brands, Inc., the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that copyright protection would not extend to the shape, cut or [...]
“Laches” is an equitable defense under the law which a defendant may assert to block a plaintiff from pursing a legal claim when the plaintiff did not bring the claim in a reasonable period of time. In [...]