April 11, 2014
by Jason Kellam
JURIST Guest Columnists Peter J. Brann, David Swetnam-Burland and Stacy O. Stitham of Brann & Isaacson discuss the patent eligibility of computer-implemented inventions... The US Supreme Court's consideration of the patent eligibility of computer-implemented inventions in Alice Corporation ...[read more]
March 10, 2013
by Sarah Steers
On March 10, 2006, China confirmed during the National People's Congress, an annual parliamentary meeting, that it had established a Judicial Court of Intellectual Property in conjunction with strengthened copyright laws. These changes followed accusations from various countries, including the US, ...[read more]
November 9, 2012
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Louise Lau, University of Texas School of Law Class of 2013, analyzes the effects that Lululemon's design patent lawsuit against Calvin Klein might have on the fashion industry...In an industry that has traditionally accepted inspiration and appropriation as the status quo, ...[read more]
October 25, 2012
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Cory Howard, Wake Forest School of Law Class of 2014, argues that the recent suit filed by Lululemon concerning Calvin Klein's alleged infringement of design patents represents a potential turning point for the industry...Design patents, which protect manufactured article's ...[read more]
October 12, 2012
by Katherine Bacher
On October 12, 2011, the US Congress approved free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea, the first trade partnerships the US had made in years. The US hoped the agreement would boost exports as well as protect US intellectual property within those countries. The last country to ...[read more]
October 4, 2012
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnists Natasha Major and Marcus Childs Moore, respectively Class of 2013 and 2012 from Howard University School of Law, analyze the ruling in Apple v. Samsung and argue that granting Apple's request for permanent injunctions against Samsung devices is an unfounded attempt to ...[read more]
August 15, 2012
by Max Slater
The High Court of Australia on Wednesday upheld a law that requires cigarette packages to display graphic images warning of the dangers of smoking and bans brand logos. The plaintiffs in the case were several tobacco companies which argued that the law in question, the Tobacco Plain Packaging Act ...[read more]
May 24, 2012
by Katherine Bacher
On May 24, 2011, the European Commission (EC) proposed reforms to modernize European Union (EU) intellectual property rights laws. The laws were intended to create more centralized regulation and help combat counterfeiting operations. The EC stated that counterfeiters were expanding their services ...[read more]
May 9, 2012
by Caleb Pittman
JURIST Guest Columnist Olivier Sylvain of the Fordham University School of Law says that the Second Circuit opinion in Viacom v. YouTube represents a growing convergence of opinion in how to interpret the DMCA, which could ultimately be a good development for all parties involved...Early last ...[read more]
March 26, 2012
by Leigh Argentieri
JURIST Guest Columnist Jiamin Chen, Chicago-Kent College of Law Class of 2012, is a LL.M. student specializing in intellectual property and international trade law. She calls for the people of China to transform their perception of intellectual property in order to allow for better protection of ...[read more]

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