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In an opinion handed down on June 18, 2021, Jim Olive Photography v. University of Houston System, the Texas Supreme Court held that a governmental unit's "violation of a copyright, without more, is not a taking" of…

On June 21, Professor Tom Cotter participated in a podcast on developments in the law of patent injunctions published on the FOSS Patents Blog.  Topics included newly-approved German legislation on injunctions in patent cases; a…

A May 24, 2021 Bloomberg Law article titled Apple Points to IP in Bid to Defeat an Epic Antitrust Claim discusses Apple's efforts to defeat one of the antitrust claims plaintiff Epic has raised in a high-stakes antitrust…

A February 4, 2021 Minneapolis Star-Tribune article titled Klobuchar Proposal Would Toughen Up Antitrust Laws discusses a bill proposed by U.S.

In two recent decisions, Uniloc USA, Inc. v. Motorola Mobility LLC, 2020 WL 7771219 (D. Del. Dec. 30, 3030), and ChromaDex, Inc. v. Elysium Health, Inc., ___ F.Supp.3d ___, 2020 WL 7360212 (D. Del. Dec. 17,…

A Bloomberg Law article titled “Patent Litigators Add to Playbook With Anti-Suit Injunction” discusses recent decisions around the world, involving litigation over FRAND-committed standard-essential patents, in which courts have…

A September 11, 2020 article (subscription required) in Global Competition Review, titled “DOJ encourages IEEE to consider policy change,” discusses the Antitrust Division”s recent updating of a 2015 Business Review Letter…

An August 21, 2020 Bloomberg Law article titled “Sweat the Small Stuff: Lessons of Federal Circuit Damages Cases” discusses six recent decisions of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on damages for patent…

An August 3, 2020 Bloomberg Law article (subscription required) titled “FastShip’s $6 Million Fee Award in Navy Patent Fight Nixed” discusses a recent decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit,

An article in Minnesota Lawyer (subscription required), titled “Profits More Available in Trademark Cases,” discusses the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in Romag Fasteners, Inc. v. Fossil Group, Inc. The…

A March 12, 2020 Twin Cities Business Magazine article titled “Klobuchar Looks to Add More Teeth to Antitrust Law” provides competing perspectives from Professor Tom Cotter and from Dorsey & Whitney partner/Minnesota…

The February 29, 2020 Rochester Post Bulletin “Answer Man” column responds to a reader’s question whether the vendors at Rochester’s SocialICE Festival need permission to make ice sculptures of copyrighted characters…