Newsletter- February 2018

  • Our firm is represented on the committee drafting new rules to streamline patent litigation in the District of Massachusetts. A key goal is to make that court a more appealing venue for patent owners seeking to enforce their rights. More. . .
  • Recent Federal Circuit decisions dispel the gloom that owners of software inventions felt after the Supreme Court’s decision in Alice (2014). Increasingly, software patents are surviving the requisite eligibility analysis. More. . .
  • Congressional tax legislation directly affects the eligibility of patents for favorable treatment as capital assets. More. . .
  • Take proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board seriously. You might be precluded from relitigating in court any issues decided by that tribunal. More. . .