Tag Archives: Supreme Court

Judges, Justices, and Patent Trolls

Law360 does a fine job of covering intellectual property, including the attention patent trolls are getting from agencies and government officials. Most recent stories have focused on legislative proposals in Congress, efforts in Vermont and Nebraska, and at the ITC … Continue reading

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“Would Further Encourage Parties to Employ Litigation as a Weapon Against Their Competitors…”

That’s what Chief Justice Roberts in Monday’s unanimous opinion says a small shoe company’s arguments against the validity of trademarks of its giant competitor would do. ALREADY, LLC, DBA YUMS v. NIKE, INC., ( Slip Opinion, January 9, 2013), http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/12pdf/11-982_i425.pdf. The encouragement would come from … Continue reading

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