Tag: intellectual property rights


Pulsating speaker booms gives way to applause as Dan the Automator leaves the stage. He has just finished a set as MC for the Free Press Summer Fest after-party. The room is heaving with people who have been dancing and Read more…


A previous post reported on Tesla’s Chinese trademark problem. Apparently, a businessman named Zhan Baosheng had registered the TESLA (or “Te Si La” transliterated) trademark in China, blocking the American automaker from using the mark there. Mr. Zhan was also Read more…


The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is the federal agency responsible for conducting trade negotiations and developing and coordinating U.S. trade policy. As it did last year, the USTR will again make intellectual property rights (IPR) a Read more…


In a previous post, I discussed a Texas federal court decision denying Mitsubishi’s motion for summary judgment in which it argued it did not infringe U.S. Patent No. 7,629,705 (’705 Patent) and that the ’705 Patent is invalid. The ’705 Read more…

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