Erso Capital, a litigation finance firm that launched 18 months ago, says it has $500 million to invest in patent disputes in the UK and the US, adding to the bounty of capital looking to bet on lawsuits.
US Patent and Trademark Office Director Kathi Vidal has wielded a US Supreme Court-granted power to audit her agency’s patent validity decisions nearly a dozen times since taking the agency’s helm in April, and practitioners say she’s giving initial patent review denials a particularly close look.
A string of recent state-sponsored cyberattacks has US government agencies stepping up their cybersecurity protocols and advisement, creating pressure for private-sector companies to shore up their defenses or risk potentially devastating hacks.
Prince, Andy Warhol, and Fair Use at the Supreme Court
Did Andy Warhol violate copyright law when he used a photo of Prince as source material? We explore the case, and the key consideration of "transformative use" in this video.
Steven Davis and the Rise and Fall of Dewey & LeBoeuf
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