Category Intellectual Property Law

Alexsam, Inc. v. Mastercard Int’l Inc. — Case Closed

On October 5, 2020, United States District Judge I. Leo Glasser (E.D.N.Y.) denied plaintiff Alexsam, Inc.’s (“Alexsam”) motion for reconsideration of the court’s June 17, 2020 summary judgment ruling. Alexsam sued defendant Mastercard International Inc. in May 2015, alleging that Mastercard failed to pay royalties owed under a 2005 patent license agreement. The company procedure

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IP Management: History and Future

IP management is a “new-born” discipline. Traditionally, IP departments were under the oversight of General Counsel. Therefore, their role has been characterized from the risk management perspective. ‘Assist the business stick out of trouble and your occupation requirements were fulfilled’ says one legal practitioner that wants to remain anonymous. Patents were used to construct fences

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Florida inventor challenges the same judge that pulled Terri Schiavo’s feeding tube.

Florida seems to have more than its share of unethical judges. Partisan behavior by judges during the 2000 elections made Florida a laughing stock of the entire world. And their inept decisions in the Terri Schiavo case will never be forgotten. Inventor David Brown of Sun City Center, FL, recently filed a lawsuit-8:05cv2166 against the Patent Office.

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