Virginia-based patent holding SPH America has sued Foley & Lardner for allegedly revealing confidential information and for undermining the company's settlement negotiations during a separate lawsuit. Foley & Lardner
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UK law firm Bird & Bird has formed an alliance with Beijing bases IP boutique Xiang Kung Law Firm, in a move to strengthen its contentious capabilities in China. In January, Bird & Bird had entered an alliance with
The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey has ruled in favor of pharmaceutical company Merck in a patent infringement suit against Teva Pharmaceuticals. Teva was seeking FDA approval to sell a generic
Troutman Sanders is expanding its New York office by hiring five intellectual property (IP) lawyers of the collapsed law firm Dreier LLP.
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton has made a rare hire in London, adding former Allen & Overy intellectual property partner Colin Pearson as a consultant of its City office.
Day Casebeer Madrid & Batchelder is in advanced talks to be acquired by 750 lawyers-firm Howrey with a deal likely to close soon. High-end intellectual property boutique Day Casebeer was hit by the Qualcomm discovery
Starting this saturday, Facebook will allow its users to choose any "username". Lawyers advise trademark owners to register their trademarks with Facebook to prevent cybersquatting.
Swedish authorities are moving to collect the $3.8 million in damages the country's High Court has ordered the operators of file-sharing hub The Pirate Bay to pay as part of their copyright infringement conviction, which
Clifford Chance has lost another partner in its New York office. The magic circle firm's US head of intellectual property Victor Siber joined national firm Baker Hostetler, taking one associate with him.
US IP boutique Morgan & Finnegan may be facing dissolution as more than a dozen of its 17 partners jump ship to rival Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell.
Sweden’s third-largest law firm, Lindahl, and intellectual property and arbitration firm RydinCarlsten are set to merge, creating a firm employing 200 corporate lawyers. The merger will take place on 1 February
Harvard Law School has appointed Stanford law professor and Creative Commons founder Lawrence Lessig to direct the university's Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics. He will begin in Summer 2009.
Covington & Burling LLP is significantly expanding its national intellectual property litigation practice with the addition of approximately 50 lawyers in California and Washington, DC. Covington is also opening new
McDermott Will & Emery has poached Taylor Wessing’s IP partner Gary Moss who had been managing partner of UK firm Taylor Joynson Garrett before and throughout its merger with German firm Wessing in 2002, and was the