Oregon district court judge Michael Simon granted a Motion for Summary Judgment that Mersenne Law submitted on behalf of a client and copyright-troll target. Our client was accused of downloading the movie Fathers & Daughters (2015). The client didn’t do that, but we won on a more fundamental basis: plaintiff Fathers & Daughters Nevada LLC [more]
I have upgraded most of my machines to SSDs, but some of the drives have been through several different machines (as I get new, larger drives, I move the old drives to a smaller machine. The smallest and oldest drives fall out the end, to be used for random testing and temporary partition swapping.) Anyway, [more]
This is a quick overview of the things that occur between coming up with an invention and getting a patent for the invention. Click the links for more details about any of the steps. Conception: thinking of the invention. Reduction to practice: working out all the bugs and learning as much as you can about [more]
Some of my new inventors have trouble grokking how patent claims work. This is an analogy that I’ve found to be useful. The claims are the critical part of a patent. You have to get them right, and getting them right is the main reason for hiring a professional patent attorney.