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Law Students RSVP by 1/18 – IP Career Prep Event!

There's still time to RSVP for Patterson Thuente's IP Career Prep Event. Our attorneys will give you tips for improving your resume, conduct mock job interviews and answer your questions about the IP law profession. Email Pat Girod to save your spot: girod@ptslaw.com

Defining “seller” for copyright infringement liability

What’s a copyright holder to do when counterfeit products show up on the massive online marketplace Amazon.com? Well, one thing it will have trouble doing is successfully suing Amazon for infringement, as seen in Milo & Gabby LLC v. Amazon.com, Inc.

China & India take steps to make software patenting easier

China and India recently revised their patent office guidelines for the examination of software-related inventions. In both cases the guidelines broaden the scope of patent eligible subject matter and generally create a positive climate for patenting software-related inventions.