Not so much “Dirty Harry” as “The Outlaw Josey Wales,” I guess, but that’s the quote that came to mind.
It’s not quite as terrible an idea as it seems.
Hold off on that royalty check you were about to write.
But vows (through counsel) to appeal.
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.