• Posts Tagged ‘merger’

    You Need to Take Care of the Little Details

    by  • June 3, 2015 • patent • 0 Comments

    Every patent litigation starts with an examination of the chain of title, or at least it should. Often there are multiple inventors; every link for each one has to be there, and even the language of the employment agreement has to be just right. Even after that, every corporate assignment has to be done...

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    A Contract Isn’t “Intellectual Property” Just Because You’ve Named It That

    by  • September 11, 2010 • copyright

    Thanks to Bill Bryner at Kilpatrick Stockton for a report on a recent 4th Circuit decision.  It’s about copyright and furniture, which leads to discussion of some of the more unusual intellectual property legal theories. I’m interested in the challenge to ownership of the copyright in the furniture designs. In 1994, a predecessor company,...

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