Posts Tagged: insurance


Understanding Insurance Coverage for Intellectual Property Claims

Recent multi million-dollar jury verdicts on trade secret misappropriation claims reflect that there can be significant risk to companies when employees leave or joint development relationships dissolve. …

A New Paradigm for Risk Management in Increasingly Intangible Economies

The business world has fundamentally changed, but most business people seem not to have noticed. Intangible assets and investments are increasingly dominating the leading economies. The world’…
By Jason Sandler
2 years ago 2

Lex Machina commercial litigation report shows that one-fifth of commercial cases include IP claims

The total number of intellectual property claims included in all commercial cases is higher than the figure of 11,643 commercial cases including at least one IP claim. “It …
By Steve Brachmann
3 years ago 0

Recent Changes in Insurance Policy Forms Leaving Companies Exposed to Risk of Copyright Claims

There has been a recent trend by insurance companies to change their policy forms and use language that provides substantially less coverage for these kinds of claims. …
By Joseph G. Balice
4 years ago 0

Proactively Defending Against Patent Lawsuits

By keeping an eye on stealth and dangerous patents managing the future risk presented is much easier. By proactively monitoring the landscape of published applications and granted …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 2

Bank of America Seeks Patent on ATM with a USB Port

Our featured patent application today discusses the operation of an automatic teller machine, or ATM, that includes a universal serial bus (USB) port. This USB port would …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 5

Is Your Patent Portfolio Safe from the Supreme Court?

The Prometheus decision shows that you can never know for sure what the outcome will be once you arrive at the Supreme Court. We also know that …

Insurance Company Invents Faster Way To Deliver Life Insurance

Yesterday The Hartford announced via press release that it had invented a faster way to deliver life insurance, which is now patent pending. Can you that be …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 2

Tenth Circuit Finds Patent Infringement Insurance Coverage Under “Advertising Injury” Clause

Therefore, no one should read this decision as stating a general rule that patent infringement is covered under "advertising injury" provisions in a typical insurance contract. Rather, …

Intellectual Property Insurance: What Attorneys Need to Know

Many clients are unaware that the commercial general liability insurance (CGL) policy they hold is not fully protecting their most valuable assets, the ability to sell their …
By Maureen Veterano
10 years ago 7