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Federal Circuit’s Declaratory Judgment Ruling DOA?

On May 30, 2013 By


Typically in patent litigation, the patent holder bears the burden of proving that the defendant infringed.  The Federal Circuit recently created a limited exception to that rule in Medtronic, Inc. v. Boston Scientific Corp. (Fed. Cir. 2012) (PDF). It held that when a licensee in good standing seeks a declaratory judgment of non-infringement, […]

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PETA Makes a New Enemy: Copyright-Holding Filmmakers

On October 21, 2010 By

The British film company that produced The Animals Film — the first film to document the way humans treat non-human animals — has threatened to sue People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) for copyright infringement. According to the blog THR, Esq., the production company that […]

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