On February 2, 2016, Gerry Elman will be a presenter at a webinar about how businesses can minimize their legal exposure from cybersecurity threats. Instead of paying $249, you can register for free as our guest, via our registration link. For further information, see below, or click here for more details. Cyber Security Litigation: What [...]
It’s Christmas Eve: Internet systems at patent offices in U.S.A. and Australia have crashed. Just coincidence?
Christmas eve 2015: Why are the Internet connections to the government patent offices in both the U.S. and Australia shut down right now?
Is Your Business CyberSecure? Click above for full-size image. Many of our clients have been asking whether they should be seriously concerned about cybersecurity, or if maybe it's just a bunch of media hype. Unfortunately, this is one area where what you don't know can hurt you. Companies large and small continue to [...]
Invest the time and money in crafting a complete provisional patent application. It will be the foundation for a strong and enforceable patent. Avoid the pitfall of filing a “quick and dirty” provisional.. Whatever you imagine you’ll save upfront will be wasted in the long run when the patent turns out to be worthless.
On May 19th, 2015, Gerry and Josh spoke to members of the Chester County Bar Association on the topic of “Cybersecurity for Lawyers and Clients”, providing a one-hour crash course on the opportunities and perils of this brave new world of incredible technological innovation, and how the legal framework is struggling to keep up. President [...]
Philly Tech Week has blossomed into an annual festival, with multiple events around the city celebrating innovation and technology. Tomorrow, one of them is at the doorstep of our law firm, and we’ll be a sponsor. Next month, we’ll also be speaking at a Chester County Bar Association lunchtime event on May 19. The topic [...]
Gerry Elman was interviewed on Money Matters TV on February 4, 2015. He discussed the latest developments in cybersecurity law and best practices for businesses and consumers to protect themselves.
Supreme Court, snowed by ACLU smear campaign, resurrects archaic requirement of “invention” as a test of patent eligibility.
In their decision June 13, 2013, in Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, the Supreme Court seems to have been snowed by an anti-patent publicity campaign engineered by a brilliant but diabolical law professor and gullible lawyers at the venerable ACLU. The opinion of the Court resurrects an archaic requirement of "invention" that was [...]
Update Submitted on 2015/10/01 at 3:25 PM On September 28, 2015, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied an appeal by MPHJ of a (second) federal district court order denying removal of Vermont's State Court case to federal court. Click here for the CAFC opinion. ------------------------------------------------------------------- Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) spearheaded the Leahy-Smith America Invents [...]
Pending Supreme Court Case Against Myriad Genetics Is Analyzed in Biotechnology Law Report New Rochelle, NY, May 22, 2013—A landmark case for the biotechnology industry awaits a Supreme Court ruling, expected in June, on whether polynucleotides isolated from human genes should continue to be subject to patent protection. On April 15, each side in the [...]