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Passing Off and Taking Credit for Architectural Plans
September 22, 2014

    The United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit has issued a decision in Gensler v. Strabala, overturning a district court’s ruling dismissing a complaint for trademark infringement under §43(a) of the Lanham Act. Strabala, a former Design Director and architect for the architectural firm Gensler & Associates, formed his own design firm, 2Define Architecture. The 2Define Architecture web....... Read More


    The Ongoing Battle of Copyright Protection and Pre-1972 Sound Recordings
    April 23, 2014

      Federal Copyright Law generally protects works that are fixed in a tangible medium from unauthorized use, including copying, performance, exhibition, and broadcasting. However, sound recordings from before 1972 are treated uniquely under the law—a situation that has resulted in real legal problems. When enacted, the Federal Copyright Law preempted any state rights relating to copyright protection. Howeve....... Read More


      New and Useful - July 10, 2013
      July 10, 2013

        · InConvolve v. Compaq Computer the Federal Circuit affirmed in part the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York ruling that Compaq Computer Corp., Seagate Technology, LLC., and Seagate Technology, Inc. did not misappropriate 11 of 15 alleged trade secrets from Convolve, Inc. In addition, the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court’s judgment that 8 claims of U....... Read More


        Two patents held obvious, "no question" that motivation to combine references existed
        November 16, 2006

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