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    Supreme Court Kills Laches Defense for Patent Infringement

    By: Christopher Dugger March 28, 2017

    On March 21, 2017 the Supreme Court issued an opinion that abrogated the equitable defense of laches, for unreasonable and prejudicial delay in filing suit, in patent cases. SCA Hygiene Prod. Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Prod., LLC, No. 15-927, … Continue reading

    Supreme Court Cuts Through the Noise to Clarify Copyrightability of Designs in Useful Articles

    By: Justin Thiele March 24, 2017

    On October 20, 2016, we published an article discussing the Supreme Court’s decision to grant review of the Sixth Circuit’s August 2011 ruling in Varsity Brands, Inc. v. Star Athletica, LLC. The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on October 31, … Continue reading

Patricia Glaser Named to “Women in Entertainment: Power 100” List by The Hollywood Reporter
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Elisa Paster to Speak on Impact of Recent California Housing Legislation
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Aaron Allan Interviewed Regarding Environmental Insurance Issues
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Tax Alert – New IRS Partnership Audit Rules Coming Into Effect
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George Wall Recognized on "OC 500" List by OCBJ for Second Straight Year
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Irish Legal 100 Honors Litigator Peter Sheridan for the Fifth Consecutive Year
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Amin Al-Sarraf Appointed to State Bar’s Legal Services Trust Fund Commission
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IP File

Supreme Court Kills Laches Defense for Patent Infringement

By: Christopher Dugger March 28, 2017

On March 21, 2017 the Supreme Court issued an opinion that abrogated the equitable defense of laches, for unreasonable and prejudicial delay in filing suit, in patent cases. SCA Hygiene Prod. Aktiebolag v. First Quality Baby Prod., LLC, No. 15-927, … Continue reading

Supreme Court Cuts Through the Noise to Clarify Copyrightability of Designs in Useful Articles

By: Justin Thiele March 24, 2017

On October 20, 2016, we published an article discussing the Supreme Court’s decision to grant review of the Sixth Circuit’s August 2011 ruling in Varsity Brands, Inc. v. Star Athletica, LLC. The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on October 31, … Continue reading