July 26, 2013
Joseph T. Nabor, chair of Fitch Even’s Trademark and Copyright practice group, was quoted in an article in the July 25, 2013, issue of World Intellectual Property Review. The article, “Fox’s Case Against Ad-Skipping Dismissed,” discussed the decision handed down in Fox Broadcasting v. Dish Network on July 24 by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in which Fox Broadcasting lost a second bid to halt Dish Network’s AutoHop ad-skipping feature when the federal appeals court declined to overturn a lower-court ruling that allowed the service to continue.
IP Alert | Federal Circuit Clarifies Equitable Intervening Rights Extend Beyond Protecting Monetary InvestmentsFebruary 26, 2021
On February 19, in John Bean Technologies Corp. v. Morris & Associates, Inc., the Federal Circuit clarified the types of investments that may be entitled to protections under the doctrine of equitable intervening rights, holding that it can extend beyond a monetary investment. Read more
IP Alert | Knowledge Within the Art Does Not Save Means-Plus-Function Claim Term Lacking Corresponding StructureFebruary 19, 2021
On February 12, in Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. v. Dropbox, Inc., the Federal Circuit affirmed that certain of Synchronoss's claims were invalid for indefiniteness, since the claims included a means-plus-function claim term that did not have adequate structural support in the specification. Read more