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Patent Month in Review: February 2017

Supplying a Single Part of Many in an Infringing Device Does not Give Rise to Infringement Liability The Supreme Court weighed in on whether supplying a single part for export in a multi-part infringing assembly

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Propeller Head Reads: February

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman Odin, Thor, Loki. I knew the names but not the stories. Gaiman is a lover of myth and there could be no better guide to these tales than him. Enjoy

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Prop Head Book Review: Thank You For Being Late

By Stephen B. Schott Thank You for Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations By Thomas Friedman What happens when shattering the norm becomes the norm? When disruption is not a

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Patent Month in Review September

By Stephen B. Schott Abstract Idea Step in Patentable Subject Matter: Animated Lip Syncing Not Abstract, is Eligible MCRO, Inc. v. Bandai Namco Games America, Inc., 2015-1080 (Fed. Cir. 2016) “Here, the structure of the limited

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2016 May Patent Law Update

By Stephen B. Schott PRIORITY DATES OF EARLIER APPLICATIONS Immersion Corp. v. HTC Corp, Civil Action No. 12-259-RGA, (D.Del 2015) This case is now on appeal to the Federal Circuit and could have wide ramifications. The statute

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