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Amol Parikh concentrates his practice on intellectual property litigation, counseling and procurement. He draws on his trial and litigation experience in combination with his engineering training to quickly identify intellectual property issues and develop creative strategies to address them. Amol’s work on behalf of clients has earned him recognition in many industry publications. Most recently, Amol was recognized in February 2019 with the International Law Office’s “2019 Client Choice Award” for Intellectual Property in Illinois. The award recognizes “excellent client care” and the “ability to add real value to clients’ business above and beyond the other players in the market,” and winners may only be nominated by corporate counsel. Read Amol Parikh's full bio.

Structural Limitations Are Not Met by Imaginary Demarcation Lines


By on Sep 9, 2020
Posted In Patents

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court’s claim construction of the term “end plate” that required a flat external surface, and its construction of the term “protrusion extending outwardly from the end plate” that required a demarcation between the protrusion and end plate. The Federal Circuit therefore prohibited an...

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Standard Essentiality Is a Question for the Fact Finder


By on Aug 20, 2020
Posted In Patents

Affirming a jury verdict of infringement, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit concluded that the question of whether patent claims are essential to all implementations of an industry standard should be resolved by the trier of fact. Godo Kaisha IP Bridge 1 v. TCL Comm. Tech. Holdings Ltd., Case No. 19-2215 (Fed....

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Copyright Damages Limited to Three Years Before Lawsuit Filing


By on May 27, 2020
Posted In Copyrights

Addressing a myriad of issues relating to copyright law, the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit found that the discovery rule applies for statute of limitations purposes in determining when copyright claims accrue, but damages are limited to three years before filing of the lawsuit. Sohm v. Scholastic Inc., Case Nos. 10-2110, -2445...

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Official Statute Annotations Are Not Copyrightable


By on May 7, 2020
Posted In Copyrights

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court of the United States held that copyright law does not protect annotations contained in the official annotated compilation of state statutes. Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc., Case No. 18-1150 (Supr. Ct. Apr. 27, 2020) (Roberts, Justice) (Thomas, Justice, dissenting) (Ginsburg, Justice, dissenting).

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Federal Banks are “Persons” Under the AIA


By on Apr 23, 2020
Posted In Patents

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that the Federal Reserve Banks of several cities are “persons” under the America Invents Act (AIA) and therefore may petition for post-issuance review under the AIA. Bozeman Financial LLC v. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta et al., Case No. 19-1018 (Fed. Cir. Apr. 10, 2020)...

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All in the Family: Prior Patent License Implicitly Grants License to Asserted Patent


By on Feb 20, 2020
Posted In Patents

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court dismissal, finding that a patent license implicitly licensed all parents and continuations that disclosed the same invention as the explicitly licensed patent. Cheetah Omni LLC v. AT&T Services, Inc., Case No. 19-1264 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 6, 2020) (Lourie, J).

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Key Takeaways from MWE International Seminar Intellectual Property Session – January 2020


By on Feb 13, 2020
Posted In Technology

On January 21 and 22, 2020, the 8th annual McDermott International Seminars took place in Osaka and Tokyo. These seminars focused on cross-border M&A, GDPR, intellectual property, global enforcement and other key topics. Lawyers from McDermott’s US and European offices, including Washington, DC; Chicago; New York; Paris; London; Brussels; and Munich, discussed these topics with...

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