How to protect yourself from a patent lawsuit

IN THE UNITED STATES:   A lawsuit claiming a patent on the use of “selfie” has been filed in a New York state court, claiming that a photograph taken with a cell phone camera could be patented. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of William D. Reed, a professor of medicine at the Harvard Medical School, who has […]

How to be a better lawyer: An insider’s guide

The best way to be an independent attorney is to know your market, your competitors, your clients and your sources of income.An insider can help you to become a better lawyer.As the world’s best-selling author of The Insider’s Guide to Law and Economics, Alexis Johnson has taught thousands of lawyers the secrets to success, and […]

Patents lawyer: ‘I’m not an idiot’

Patents lawyers Pat Besser and Mark Fong are facing questions from reporters as they appear on stage in downtown Seattle to promote their new book “Patents: A History”.The authors are appearing as part of a series of events to promote the book, which they hope will lead to new legislation that would expand the rights […]