Series on ALI Software Contract Principles: Changes Default Rule from Implied Warranty to Implied Indemnification Against Infringement

Comments Off on Series on ALI Software Contract Principles: Changes Default Rule from Implied Warranty to Implied Indemnification Against Infringement Written by on June 4, 2009 | Posted in Software Licensing

As we posted yesterday, the American Law Institute has just approved its Principles of the Law of Software Contracts. As promised, we are launching today the first in a series of postings on the new Principles to educate our blog readers in the software industry on the practical implications of these Principles. If you have […]

Backlog Issues No Longer Limited to USPTO; Copyright Office Also Experiencing Long Delays

The Washington Post reported last week that the backlog issues, which once were limited to the Patent Office have now spilled over into the Copyright Office as well. According to the Washington Post, the delays mean that it now takes eighteen months instead of six months to receive a copyright registration, and the expectation is […]

Should Your Business Conduct an IP Licensing Audit?

Comments Off on Should Your Business Conduct an IP Licensing Audit? Written by on November 14, 2008 | Posted in IP Licensing Litigation

Entrepreneur.com ran an article this month, which advised business owners to practice “preventive lawyering” or “litigation avoidance” by conducting audits in some key areas of the business such as contracts and intellectual property. I agree with the advice in this article. Regardless of their size, businesses need to conduct a periodic review of their operations […]

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