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B2B December 10, 2012

Illinois Law Prohibits Request of Passwords

 

Our InternetLawServices.com e-zine is designed to provide you a business view of technology and law, in the ever changing world. NEW ILLINOIS LAW I want to notify you of a new law taking affect January 1, 2013 that will affect you and your employees. ILLINOIS LAW PROHIBITS REQUEST OF PASSWORDS Effective on January 1, 2013 […]

 

 
 

Agreements November 20, 2010

Negotiating Technology Sales Agreements

 

Derick Swanson frowns at the mountain of paper on his desk. His company provides an item scanner system with automated check stand hardware and the software to run it. Five years of stress and hustle have built a solid group of regular customers. All of them are small, independent businesses and after their initial purchase of one or two […]

 
 

Business November 19, 2010

Policies as Plate Mail

 

In the dark ages enemies clashed on open ground with flail and ax. Warriors surrounded themselves with solid sheets of metal to keep their assets, such as muscles and organs, intact. When managing a business one must equip similar protections of a slightly lighter material. Anthony Parsons owned a small business that developed a software to rival the image […]

 
 

Patent April 30, 2008

Patent Law Uproar

 

Patent Law Uproar – John F. Duffy, a law professor at George Washington University, has recently released a controversial paper that calls into question thousands of decisions made by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences since 2000. According to Duffy, the appointment process used to select judges for the panel has been unconstitutional since 1999, when a law was […]

 
 

Patent April 30, 2008

House Judiciary Committee Bill Would Crack Down on IP Theft

 

Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2007 Heads to House Floor for Vote By John Eggerton — Broadcasting & Cable, 4/30/2008 2:02:00 PM The House Judiciary Committee passed a studio-backed bill that would put more teeth in a government-pledged crackdown on intellectual-property theft. The Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of […]

 
 

Patent April 30, 2008

Patent Law Battle a Boon to Lobbyists

 

By ROBERT PEAR WASHINGTON — A fight has erupted in Congress over the question of whether drug makers and other companies should be allowed to keep patents they obtained by misrepresentation or cheating. The issue has emerged as a contentious point in legislation to overhaul patent laws. In several cases, the courts have voided patents after finding that […]