The complaint has got problems. The court don’t think he can solve ’em.
Tom Giesler’s new book depicts inventions the world might be able to do without but really shouldn’t have to.
At least if you paid them to Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., good news: you might be getting that money back. Of course, this is probably much better news for your lawyers, but still.
On Monday, the Supreme Court held in Kimble v. Marvel Entertainment that a patent holder can't charge royalties for using an invention after the patent term expires. More accurately, it established that rule in a 1964 case, and held Monday…
That really ought to be an affirmative defense.
Plaintiff’s complaint did everything but state a claim for relief, the judge decided.
Or so say Hall & Oates, and the court will probably agree.
I mentioned Christoff v. Nestlé the other day—you know, the case where the guy was surprised to see his face on the Taster's Choice coffee label and ended up getting $15 million for it—and someone wrote me to ask how…
"The yoga community went into uproar," says the Electronic Frontier Foundation, after companies that offer online fitness classes got letters from a competitor, YogaGlo, saying that it had applied for a patent on the "method and technique" involved. The method and…