Category Archives: About SLW

Submission of Copyrighted Articles to the PTO “Fair Use”, D. Minn. Magistrate Rules

Federal Magistrate Jeffrey Keyes ruled that it is fair use for law firms to use copyrighted journal articles when preparing patent applications, and recommended that an infringement suit against Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner PA (SLW) by two academic publishers be dismissed. … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Patents4Life – We Are 2!

Well almost. The first posts on Patents4Life were dated March 24, 2009. One was on a fairly obscure decision, SRI International (the prior art effect of internet postings), but the other two were on the Fed. Cir.’s summary affirmance of … Continue reading

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Patents4Life Makes The BioBlogging Project’s Top 50

Though we are only about 14 months old, I was pleased to see patents4life get a spot as a top biotech blog (and no, we didn’t “sponsor” this list). While the BioBlogging Project is oddly bio-skeptical, the link will lead … Continue reading

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FYI

LES Spring Meeting — Boston, MA – May 19-21, 2010 I will be part of a Workshop entitled “A Shot Across the Bow – The Process Behind the Making and Responding to Demands to License Patented Technology” scheduled for May … Continue reading

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