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Intellectual Property Law

A Section of the Virginia State Bar.

Publications


Public Information Pamphlets:
 

Protecting Your Intellectual Property: Patents, Trademarks, & Copyrights

Basic information on intellectual property protection
 

Articles:
 

Virginia Lawyer magazine — August 2017

Litigating Patent Infringement Cases in the “Rocket Docket”
by Dabney J. Carr IV and Robert A. Angle

Three Strategies for Small Businesses to Protect Their Intellectual Property
by P. Andrew Riley and Robert A. Hall

Making a Federal Case of It: Implications of the Defend Trade Secrets Act
by Sherri Crawford Wells and Timothy J. Lockhart

The Supreme Court Severely Limits Venue in Patent Infringement Cases: Will TC Heartland Similarly Affect Copyright and Trademark Cases?
by Martha A. Weis

 

Virginia Lawyer magazine — June/July 2012

Intellectual Property Section Serves Members and Encourages Interest in Intellectual Property Law
by Stephen W. Palan

First-To-File or First-To-Invent: What’s the Difference? The U.S. Patent System Transitions
by Matthew R. Osenga

IP Owners in Foreign Proceedings May Force the Disclosure of Information Inside the United States
by Christopher P. Foley

Trademark Board Finds CRACKBERRY Infringing and Not a Parody of BLACKBERRY
by Timothy J. Lockhart

Recent Developments Regarding Business Method Patents
by Suzanne C. Walts and William J. Sauers


Virginia Lawyer magazine — June/July 2007

Intellectual Property Section Educates Lawyers, Encourages Lawyers-to-Be
by Cynthia C. Lynch

Summary Judgment at the TTAB: Is It Worth Pursuing?
by Christopher P. Foley

Patent Owners Beware: Offering a License Could Land You in Court
by Michael I. Coe, Stephen W. Palan and Mark M. Supko

The Race to Protect Personal Information
by Melanie C. Holloway and Janet P. Peyton

Student Writing Competition Winner: Written Description of Software Inventions: An Argument for the Status Quo
by Ajeet Pai