Posts Tagged: Department of Justice


Google Legal Team is Top Legal Department for 2011

I don't doubt that the Google Legal Team is an excellent department, and undoubtedly praiseworthy. It is also correct to say that they are dealing on nearly …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 3

Top 10 Patent, Innovation & IP Events of 2010

At this time of the year all typically sit back and reflect on the year that has been, spend time with family and friends, watch some football …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 9

Supreme Court Punts on Costco First Sale Copyright Case

United States Supreme Court issued a non-decision in the matter of Costco Wholesale Corporation v. Omega, S.A. The Per Curiam decision simply read: "The judgment is …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 4

News, Notes and Announcements

In this edition of News, Notes & Announcements, websites engaged in the sale of counterfeit merchandise were ordered seized as part of a joint investigation coordinated between the …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 4

Conflicting Positions on Gene Patents in Obama Administration

On Monday evening, November 1, 2010, David Kappos, Undersecretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, told the Dow Jones news …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 1

Department of Justice Seeks to Cripple Biotech Industry and Fundamentally Change Patent Laws

On Friday, October 29, 2010, practically on the eve of a national election that will in all certainty be an enormous rebuke of the Obama Administration and the Democrats' …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 58

DOJ, FTC & PTO to Hold Workshop on Promoting Innovation

On Wednesday, May 26, 2010, the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and the Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will hold …
By Press Releases
10 years ago 0

Google Books Patent Suggests Copyright Friendly Censorship

In this patent Google gives us a glimpse at the possible future of Google Books, which can censor books it serves based on the copyright laws of …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 2