Category Archives: Intellectual Property

United States Supreme Court Confirms Works of Art Incorporated Into Useful Articles Are Protected Under Copyright Law

Copyright law has long provided protection for original works of art.  There has been some …

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University Invokes Sovereign Immunity to Avoid Patent Invalidation Proceeding

In a recent decision, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (the “PTAB”) held that a …

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Website Operators Must Use New Online System to Qualify for DMCA Safe Harbor

On December 1, 2016, online service providers (including most website operators, cloud service providers and …

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Evan C. Pappas Joins Tucker Arensberg in Harrisburg

Tucker Arensberg, P.C. is pleased to announce that Evan C. Pappas has joined the firm …

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Federal Trade Secret Law Brings New Protections to Confidential Business Data

A trade secret is a piece of non-public information that is valuable to your business, …

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Medical Software Company Wins $940 Million in Trade Secret Case

A jury recently awarded Epic Systems Corporation (“Epic”), a medical software company, $940 million in …

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Intellectual Property Risks With School And Teacher Websites

Teachers and school districts continue to find new ways to use technology both in and …

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USPTO To Suspend New Trademark Applications Containing Scandalous Or Disparaging Material

On March 10, 2016, The United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) issued new examination …

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Businesses Must Ensure Websites Comply With The Americans With Disabilities Act

Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (the “ADA”) requires “places of …

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8th Circuit Finds Copyright Act Preempts State Right Of Publicity Of Professional Athletes

In a recent case, Dryer v. Nat’l Football League, No. 14-3428, 2016 WL 761178 (8th …

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