- Charles Bieneman Presents on 35 U.S.C. § 101 at AIPLACharlie Bieneman will present on 35 U.S.C. § 101 at the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Virtual Annual Meeting Pre-Meeting, Partnering in Patents, on October 20, 2020. … Read More »Charles Bieneman Presents on 35 U.S.C. § 101 at AIPLA
- Bejin Bieneman presents an introduction to IP law at Oakland University Society of Women Engineers and The National Society of Black EngineersBejin Bieneman PLC will present an IP law informational event with Oakland University Society of Women Engineers and The National Society of Black Engineers. The event will provide… Read More »Bejin Bieneman presents an introduction to IP law at Oakland University Society of Women Engineers and The National Society of Black Engineers
- Bejin Bieneman PLC Participates in Street Law Diversity Pipeline ProgramSouthfield, MI – Eighteen students from Southfield High School for Arts and Technology had the opportunity to participate in a workshop featuring interactive learning about what lawyers do,… Read More »Bejin Bieneman PLC Participates in Street Law Diversity Pipeline Program
Assignments: Pitfalls and Best Practices
April 15, 2021 12p.m.
Bryan Hart discusses the assignment of rights in patents and patent applications, focusing on pitfalls and best practices for handling employee inventors as well as assignments between companies. The discussion will cover interactions with the Patent Office, control of prosecution, the effects of registering assignments, and patent standing.
- SCOTUS Reverses Copyright Infringement Against Google, Copying API was Fair Use: Google LLC v. Oracle America, Inc.In a long anticipated decision, the Supreme Court of the United States has held that Google’s copying of code of an Application Programming Interface (API) developed by Oracle is a fair use of that code. The Court held, […]
- Federal Circuit Holds Patent Claims to Software Functionality Indefinite: Rain Computing, Inc. v . Samsung Electronics Co., LTDThe Federal Circuit affirmed the invalidity based on indefiniteness under 35 USC § 112(b) of patent claims “directed to delivering software application packages to a client terminal in a network based on user demands.” Rain Computing, Inc. v […]
- Can an e-commerce facilitator be liable for trademark infringement when the products they sell are designed by a third-party? The Sixth Circuit says it depends on the degree of control the e-commerce facilitator has over manufacturing, quality, and […]