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Gerry Elman’s Temple Law School presentation on Patents and the Internet of Things

By |2018-04-19T10:10:49-04:00April 18th, 2018|Intellectual Property, Internet of Things, Internet of Things (IoT), Patent|

On April 3, 2018, Gerry was a guest lecturer at Temple Law School, on the topic of Patents and The Internet of Things. If you're developing a Smart Technology, helping a company navigate the Internet of Things, or just curious about the subject, check out his slideshow. To download this presentation, please complete the form [...]

Happy New Year 2018

By |2017-12-26T09:51:29-04:00December 22nd, 2017|Copyright, Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, eBusiness, Economics, ePrivacy, Events, Intellectual Property, Internet of Things, Internet of Things (IoT), Patent, Patent Enforcement, Patent Enforcement, Trade Secret, Trademark, Uncategorized|

As 2017 winds down, we at Elman Technology Law wish you a very Merry Christmas and a New Year full of health, happiness, and success. 2017 was full of noteworthy events, and we thought we'd highlight a few items that especially affect our clients. For decades we've had the privilege of offering calendars with images [...]

Can Tribes and State Universities Use Sovereign Immunity to Avoid Patent Litigation?

By |2019-05-24T11:32:09-04:00December 22nd, 2017|Featured, Intellectual Property, Patent, Patent Enforcement, Patent Enforcement|

You may have seen our firm's recent e-mail regarding the efforts of a drug company to prevent its patents from being invalidated by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Allergan had transferred certain patents to St. Regis Mohawk Tribe and licensed them back, hoping to take advantage of the tribe's sovereign immunity to block [...]

Gerry Elman on Federal Guidelines for Security on the Internet of Things

By |2019-05-24T14:34:48-04:00December 1st, 2017|Featured, Internet of Things, Internet of Things (IoT)|

On November 29, 2017, Gerry Elman presented a webinar on “Federal Guidelines for Security on the Internet of Things (IoT)” as part of a panel discussing the topic of “DHS Framework and Principles for IoT Devices: What It Means to Your Company.”  Click here for more info. Gerry's section of the agenda: US DHS issued [...]

Cybersecurity After the Equifax Breach

By |2017-10-24T14:12:21-04:00September 20th, 2017|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Events, Internet of Things, Internet of Things (IoT)|

Gerry to Speak About Cybersecurity After Equifax Breach.  Reports of security breaches at Equifax have focused attention on the need to follow practices that maximize protection of  sensitive and valuable information. At Elman Technology Law, we help our clients keep abreast of these issues. You’re invited to a free Lunch and Learn event in the [...]

Inventors’ Amicus Briefs Challenge Constitutionality of Patent IPR Process

By |2017-09-19T18:25:37-04:00September 19th, 2017|Patent, Patent Enforcement, Patent Enforcement, Patent Reform|

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 |2017-09-22T09:52:27-04:00September 19th, 2017|Inventing, Patent, Patent Enforcement, Patent Enforcement, Patent Reform|

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 [...]

Our Recent Talks

By |2019-05-21T09:30:21-04:00September 10th, 2017|Cybersecurity, Events, Internet of Things (IoT)|

June 22, 2017  Gerry gave the Keynote Breakfast Speech on Privacy and Security for the Internet of Things and then participated in a panel discussing Government Cybersecurity Issues and Cyber Threat at the CIO Government Technology Conference in Philadelphia.  Click here for the page where you can download his presentation. June 14, 2017 Gerry Elman spoke [...]