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Is Video Game Cheating Illegal?

One of the largest, and fastest growing, multimedia industries is the field of video games. With greater popularity and revenues comes stronger enforcement, and this increased enforcement is starting to run right up against one of the oldest plagues for game...

Design Patents and Damages

Design patents have recently found a prominent place in the news, being the basis of infringement in much publicized Apple v. Samsung. While this is an important piece of intellectual property protection, the contours of damages that can be sought based on...

Patent Marking Guide

Patent marking, or the act of displaying the patent number on the product sold containing patented claims, is crucial for maintaining rights and allowing for full recovery against infringers. This is because “[a patentee] is entitled to damages from the time when it...

Amazon Taking On Counterfeiters

In November of 2016 Amazon filed lawsuits against counterfeiters and infringers for the first time in its 20-year history. This follows on the heels of Amazon’s announcement in August of 2016 that they would be stepping up enforcement measures against counterfeit...