AIPLA 2021 Mid-Winter Institute
February 3 to 6, 2021
Lake Buena Vista, FL
Join a diverse, global community of law firms, companies, and institutions involved in the practice of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and other unfair competition laws at AIPLA's 2021 Mid-Winter Institute at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in in Lake Buena Vista, FL.
Qualcomm Wins Appeal in Antitrust Suit
August 12, 2020The Ninth Circuit on August 11, 2020, vacated a 2019 ruling that held that Qualcomm was charging phone makers “unreasonably high” licensing fees and thwarting competition.
Lab Instrument Maker Beats Suit Over Ex-Employee’s Lamp Tech
August 11, 2020The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit on August 7, 2020, held that Petroleum Analyzer Co. (PA), a leading lab instrument maker, didn’t steal a former employee’s trade secrets covering a sulfur-detecting lamp.
Federal Circuit Affirms Limits on How Government Uses PACER Fees
August 7, 2020The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on August 6, 2020, affirmed that the government can use PACER revenues for operating the electronic court record system, but not for unrelated court technology projects.
Bee Farm Didn’t Infringe Copyright Related to Honey Harvest Tool
August 6, 2020The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on August 4, 2020, held that a bee farm didn’t infringe a copyright related to a honey harvesting aid when it replaced the tool with its own version.
Teva Beats Patent Infringement Suit Over Generic Thyroid Drug
August 5, 2020Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., an American Israeli pharmaceutical company that specializes in generic drugs, beat back IBSA Institut Biochimique’s patent infringement suit concerning the thyroid drug Tirosint.