Weekly IP Buzz for week ending January 19, 2018
Protecting a Trade Secret; AncestryDNA and Privacy; Patent Litigation in China
Here's a summary of interesting developments in intellectual property, technology, social media, and Internet law for the week ending January 19, 2018.
Protecting a Trade Secret
Trade secrets are valuable intellectual property that give the owner a competitive edge against others in the same field. They are protected without registration and can last through infinite generations of owners, if they remain a secret. Therefore, protecting a trade secret and keeping it from the hands of competitors is fundamental to businesses utilizing trade secrets to their advantage. More
AncestryDNA’s Policies Under Scrutiny from Privacy Experts
Patent Litigation in China: What Remedies are Available?
Often, clients have asked if remedies available in the United States for patent infringement are also available in China. As most would imagine, clients are interested in whether monetary relief is available and to what extent it can be obtained. They also ask about the ability of injunctive relief and, perhaps more importantly, whether the injunction would be enforced post-proceeding. Monetary and injunctive remedies are both available for patent cases in China. More
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In addition to Thriving Attorney, Darin M. Klemchuk is founder of Klemchuk LLP, a litigation, intellectual property, and transactional law firm located in Dallas, Texas. He also co-founded Project K, a charity devoted to changing the world one random act of kindness at a time. Click to read more about Darin Klemchuk's practice as an intellectual property lawyer.