Newsletter- April 2018

  • Litigation between two titans concludes with a holding that Sun’s application programming interfaces (APIs) are protectable by copyright and that Google’s copying them in order to clone the Java platform for purposes of its Android operating system was not fair use. More. . .
  • Recent Federal Circuit decisions point to patent-drafting techniques that can redeem biopharma inventions from eligibility challenges. More. . .
  • Courts have grappled with whether federal warrants that target, for example, a Microsoft customer’s e-mail account, extend to digital information stored outside the US. New legislation will gladden law enforcement investigators. More. . .