Amazon’s Private Patent Proceedings

One can find nearly anything for purchase online today—as online retailers continue to stretch the bounds of the online marketplace and supplant brick-and-mortar alternatives. At the forefront, Amazon has led the charge, stocking their online marketplace with everything from books and electronics to groceries and even health care services. It…

Lucky 10,000,000?

Sometime in 2018, the Patent Office will grant Patent No. 10,000,000. But it won't look quite like the other 9,999,999 patents before it. It will have a new face. A patent grant cover page is the physical document that is issued to inventors upon the granting of a patent. For…

Featured Client: Trunktie® finds Success.

Sometimes simple ideas are the most genius. We would like to congratulate our client, Trunktie, and its CEO and chief inventor, Mitch Cullins, who recently won a prestigious award in his industry of IT cabling. http://www.cablinginstall.com/articles/2016/09/trunktie-innov-16.html?cmpid=Enl_CIM_Innovators_Award_September202016&eid=298048752&bid=1533245 Mitch came up with a brilliant product that simply, and yet elegantly, allows IT…

5th Circuit Argument

Members of the Firm's trial team (John Buche, Scott Compton, Byron Ma) argued in the 5th Circuit in New Orleans on Monday. On appeal were two trial court pretrial rulings about copyright preemption of claims for unfair competition and conversion of intangible property, namely drawings. New Orleans is a fine…