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Inventors’ Amicus Briefs Challenge Constitutionality of Patent IPR Process

By |2019-06-15T20:45:00-04:00September 19th, 2017|Inventing, Patent, Patent Enforcement, Patent Legislation|

Since the America Invents Act took effect, the Inter Partes Review process at the USPTO has led to the overwhelming majority of challenged patents being invalidated by the USPTO's Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Less than 20% of instituted claims survive a trial. Various inventors' groups and independent inventors have joined the chorus of those [...]

Inventors’ Amicus Briefs Challenge Constitutionality of Patent IPR Process

By |2019-06-02T17:04:25-04:00September 19th, 2017|Inventing, Patent, Patent Enforcement, Patent Legislation|

Since the America Invents Act took effect, the Inter Partes Review process at the USPTO has led to the overwhelming majority of challenged patents being invalidated by the USPTO's Patent Trial and Appeal Board.  Less than 20% of instituted claims survive a trial. Various inventors' groups and independent inventors have joined the chorus of those [...]

Educating the Community and Ourselves

By |2019-05-28T13:33:13-04:00July 18th, 2017|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Events, Intellectual Property, Internet Business, Internet of Things (IoT), Patent, Patent Enforcement, Patent Legislation, Privacy, Trade Secret|

Elman Technology Law attorneys continue to speak and write about various topics.  Recently, two of our attorneys (Gerry Elman and Josh Waterston) have been speaking about cybersecurity, the Internet of Things, and more.  Josh Waterston authored an article in the Delaware County Bar Association's quarterly publication (Delco Re:View) on a law prohibiting the banning of [...]

“The Glacier is Too Cold” – Protecting Your Right to Complain

By |2019-05-28T07:49:26-04:00June 15th, 2017|Cyberlaw, Intellectual Property, Internet Business|

Photo credit: Pixabay.com Can a business prevent an unreasonable customer from posting a negative (and unfair) online review to Yelp, Facebook, Amazon, or other online platform? For example, a reviewer wrote, “Do Not Camp Anywhere Near Here - You Will Freeze” when posting a one-star TripAdvisor review of the Columbia Ice Field in [...]

Will your underwear talk to the internet?

By |2019-06-15T20:48:39-04:00May 2nd, 2017|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Events, Featured, Internet of Things (IoT), Patent, Privacy|

Will your underwear become a node on the Internet of Things? Gerry Elman attended the Greater Philadelphia Smart Fabrics Conference at Drexel University's Center for Functional Fabrics on May 9, 2017.  He enjoyed learning more about the Smart Belly Band for pregnant moms, developed in the Shima Seiki Haute Technology Lab at Drexel's ExCITe Center. Gerry continues to [...]

Privacy & Security for the Internet of Things

By |2019-05-28T13:27:59-04:00December 23rd, 2016|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Featured, General, Internet Business, Internet of Things (IoT), Privacy, Trade Secret|

On December 8, 2016, Gerry Elman gave a presentation on Privacy and Security for the Internet of Things.  As new products and services are designed, innovators will need to build-in security from the outset and consider the privacy implications of the data derived from them.  Gerry shared the very latest information on the subject (including [...]

Gerry Elman is listed in The Best Lawyers in America© in Technology Law

By |2017-04-06T11:10:45-04:00September 14th, 2016|Intellectual Property|

Elman Technology Law is pleased to announce that Gerry Elman has been selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in Technology Law for the year 2017. Since first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.  Best Lawyers lists are compiled based [...]

We spoke on Cybersecurity Technical and Legal Challenges (You Can’t Just Check the Box) to Philly’s TPNG chapter

By |2019-06-02T16:49:05-04:00September 14th, 2016|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Events, Internet Business, Privacy, Trade Secret|

Every business, large and small, is investigating its cybersecurity.  And increasingly, they're investigating their employees, clients, vendors, and suppliers, too.  If you haven't seen a cybersecurity questionnaire yet, you soon will.  You need to know more and do more than just checking a box.  You need a security strategy permeating every part of your organization. [...]

Similar drawings, copyright infringement? Art Seidel showed a jury the answer was NO.

By |2019-06-15T20:50:28-04:00April 7th, 2016|Copyright, Intellectual Property|

I’m breaking my arm patting myself on the back … at least for being quick on the draw. I was able to come up with an additional answer to the following question, moments after it was posted on Avvo.com: Q: Can I use mythological creatures on a card game?: Are mythological creatures, such as chimeras, [...]

We presented a cybersecurity seminar at Delaware County Bar Association on Feb. 24, 2016

By |2019-06-02T17:02:09-04:00February 3rd, 2016|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Events, Internet Business, Privacy, Trade Secret|

Elman Technology Law attorneys Gerry Elman and Joshua Waterston presented the legal seminar “Cybersecurity Ethical and Legal Challenges: How to Protect your Clients and Your Firm" at the Delaware County Bar Association on Feb. 24 from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. DELAWARE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION CLE SEMINAR WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2016 “CYBERSECURITY ETHICAL AND LEGAL [...]