Posted in June 2011

Social Media Law Practice (Social Media Attorney): Protecting Brands and Trademarks #fb

Social Media Law Practice (Social Media Attorney): Protecting Brands and Trademarks in India As an experienced Social Media Law attorney, Advocate Rahul Dev provides legal advice, counselling and litigation services regarding: • Protecting Brands and Trademarks in Social Media • Brand and Trademark Monitoring in Social Media • Username Squatting and Recovery • Social Selling … Continue reading

Microsoft loses Supreme patent fight over Word #fb

Microsoft loses Supreme patent fight over Word America’s top court has rejected Microsoft’s appeal against a ruling that Microsoft Word infringed on patents owned by a tiny Canadian software maker. The US Supreme Court unanimously upheld an earlier court’s ruling that said Microsoft willfully infringed on i4i’s XML patents in Word 2003 and 2007. Microsoft … Continue reading

The Hard Truth about Patents

Patents are essential to the commercialization of most inventions. Yet many inventors are armed with misinformation about the patenting process, the scope of their intellectual property rights, and the costs involved in getting a patent. Let’s clear the air and blow the stink off lingering misconceptions about patents. Here goes: Not All Patents Are Created … Continue reading

7 iOS developers sued by Lodsys despite Apple's assertion that iOS developers are "undisputedly licensed" to Lodsys' patent at issue

It can be recalled that Lodsys initially sent letters to a number of iOS developers claiming that their use of in-app purchasing was infringing. Those initial letters expressed a desire to strike a licensing deal under the implied threat of a lawsuit. Following that, Apple sent a letter to Lodsys claiming that iOS developers are … Continue reading