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The Risk is Real. Is Your Business CyberSecure?

By |2019-05-31T10:16:47-04:00October 12th, 2015|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Intellectual Property, Internet Business, Privacy, Trade Secret|

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 [...]

Don’t Let a Defective Provisional Sink Your Patent

By |2019-06-02T17:07:30-04:00October 8th, 2015|Featured, Inventing, Patent, Patent Enforcement|

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.

Gerry Elman and Josh Waterston spoke at Chester County Bar Association meeting

By |2019-06-16T16:44:36-04:00April 22nd, 2015|Cyberlaw, Cybersecurity, Events|

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 [...]

Supreme Court, snowed by ACLU smear campaign, resurrects archaic requirement of “invention” as a test of patent eligibility.

By |2018-09-29T13:37:14-04:00June 14th, 2013|Biotechnology, Intellectual Property, Patent|

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 [...]

State of Vermont Declares War on “Patent Trolls”

By |2019-06-02T16:52:04-04:00May 25th, 2013|Patent, Patent Enforcement, Patent Legislation|

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 [...]

Are Human Genes Patentable?—The Experts Weigh In

By |2018-05-13T14:40:34-04:00May 22nd, 2013|General|

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 [...]