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2108, 2018

May 2017: Copyright Registrations – a Prerequisite to Litigation?

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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 be obtained by a plaintiff before [...]

2108, 2018

May 2017: On Sale Bar to Patenting

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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 Court confirmed that, as with the [...]

2108, 2018

April 2017: Firm News

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Weide & Miller issued another 23 U.S. patents in the first quarter of 2017.

2108, 2018

Copyrightability of Fashion

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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 dimensions of a cheerleading uniform. However, [...]

2108, 2018

March 2017: Laches in Patent Infringement Cases

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“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 the case of SCA Hygiene Products [...]

2108, 2018

January 2017: Firm News

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Weide & Miller ended the year as Nevada’s most prolific patent firm by issuing a total of 70 U.S. patents in 2016.

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