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|US Patent and Trademark Office To Host Roundtable on “Crowdsourcing” Prior Art Searches|
Raymond R. Ricordati; Husch Blackwell LLP;
April 16, 2014, previously published on April 9, 2014Tomorrow, April 10, 2014, the US Patent and Trademark Office is hosting a roundtable event seeking comments from the public regarding the use of “crowdsourcing” and third-party submissions to identify relevant prior art. The intent of this public outreach is to enhance the quality of...
|Digital Privacy Act - Everything Old is New Again|
Bernice Karn; Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP;
April 16, 2014, previously published on April 10, 2014On April 8, 2014, the Harper government introduced Bill S-4 in the Senate. The new Bill, known as the "Digital Privacy Act" is touted as providing new protections for Canadians when they search the web and shop online. However, for privacy observers, the Digital Privacy Act largely...
|Who Enforces Data Security Protections?|
McDonald Hopkins LLC;
April 16, 2014, previously published on April 11, 2014In the rapidly evolving world of cybersecurity, one open issue is: Who is enforcing the laws that protect the public in a data breach? A federal court provided some guidance on this important issue when it allowed the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to pursue a data security breach complaint against...
|M&A Technology Due Diligence Update 2014|
Duncan C. Card; Bennett Jones LLP;
April 16, 2014, previously published on April 4, 2014The perfect storm created by the intersection of (on the one hand) the dramatic increase in the business use of cloud computing, open source software, prolific social media, the emergence of Big Data, wireless mobile devices (including for Board meetings), and the alarming increase in cyber...
|European Parliament Votes On Mass Surveillance with Implications for EU-U.S. Safe Harbor|
Luke Dixon, Stephen C. Tupper; Greenberg Traurig Maher LLP;
April 14, 2014, previously published on April 8, 2014The European Parliament has voted emphatically in support of a report produced by its Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (LIBE) on the mass surveillance undertaken by the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) and EU Member States. In doing so, the Parliament has called for the...
|The 8 Gotchas of Technology Contracting - Part 1|
Craig R. Auge; Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP;
April 14, 2014, previously published on April 3, 2014Every business runs at least in part on technology - and, when contracting for technology products and services, the “gotchas” don’t discriminate based on size or industry.
|Tech Company Shares Tech, Makes Self-Disclosure, Pays Penalty|
Mark L. Jensen, Thaddeus Rogers McBride; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP;
April 11, 2014, previously published on April 3, 2014On February 19, 2014, the U.S. Commerce Department announced that it had reached an agreement with Santa Clara-based Intevac, Inc. to settle allegations that Intevac violated U.S. export regulations governing exports of technology. Under the agreement, Intevac agreed to pay a civil penalty of...
|Defensive Publication: An Alternate Way of Maintaining Your Turf in a Competitive Marketplace|
Jolene S. Fernandes; Foley & Lardner LLP;
April 10, 2014, previously published on April 3, 2014It is common knowledge that the bread-and-butter of emerging startups lies in securing exclusive rights to key aspects of their implicated technology. Staking claims to valuable IP assets via direct ownership or exclusive licensing remains a huge priority, especially in light of the America Invents...
|ITC Finds Violation Of Section 337 And Issues Cease And Desist Orders In Certain Digital Models, Digital Data, And Treatment Plans For Use, In Making Incremental Dental Positioning Adjustment Appliances Made Therefrom (337-TA-833)|
Alexander B. Englehart, Eric W. Schweibenz; Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.;
April 10, 2014, previously published on April 7, 2014On April 3, 2014, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice in Certain Digital Models, Digital Data, and Treatment Plans for Use in Making Incremental Dental Positioning Adjustment Appliances, the Appliances Made Therefrom, and Methods of Making the Same...
|European Union Adopts New Rules for Technology Licensing Agreements|
Bernard E. Amory, Laurent De Muyter, Alexandre G. Verheyden; Jones Day;
April 10, 2014, previously published on April 2014The European Union has a new regime for assessing technology licensing agreements under EU competition law. The new rules include a new technology transfer block exemption regulation ("TTBER"), which exempts certain bilateral licensing agreements from antitrust rules, and revised...