The Supreme Court of the United States today handed down a potential landmark decision in TC Heartland v. Kraft, with major ramifications for the world of patent litigation. In its unanimous decision, the court drastically reigned in the practice of “forum shopping” in patent cases, holding that the patent venue statute, 28 U. S. C. […]
Judge Neil Gorsuch meets the U.S. Senate today in confirmation hearings for his nomination as the next Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. In considering a prospective – and likely – Justice Gorsuch, I am looking to his positions in relation to patent law, and how they may shape the Supreme Court’s […]
As a business owner, if you hope to attract Pokémon Go foot traffic, play within the rules of the game, through the game to avoid big legal headaches.
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the court responsible for hearing all patent appeals from all 94 federal district courts heard oral arguments in Kraft v. TC Heartland, a patent suit between two operating companies, which could affect all future patent litigation.
Yesterday, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf rescinded the state-wide order requiring anyone over the age of 11, who visits another state, to quarantine for 14 days upon returning to Pennsylvania. The so-called “quarantine” order had been in effect since November 2020. While the order was in effect, employers were challenged to address a myriad of difficult […]
Is your website ADA or WCAG compliant? If not, you could face legal difficulties. Broadly speaking, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against individuals with certain disabilities in various contexts such as employment, education, transportation, access to buildings, and even telecommunications. An often-overlooked subject of the ADA compliance is the Internet. ADA & […]
Fitzpatrick Lentz & Bubba congratulates Christopher J. Kalbfell who recently joined the Board of Directors for The Literacy Center. “I’m excited to be a part of this community-based organization focused on adult literacy,” said Mr. Kalbfell. “I look forward to working with the other members of the Board to help ensure everyone in the area […]