Idea Theft: Frivolous Copyright-Lite Claims, or Hollywood Business Model?

by K.J. Greene – Two facts regarding idea theft in the creative context are undeniable—first, that idea misappropriation claims against Hollywood studios and television producers are rampant, and second, that the hodge-podge…

Developing DROP Discipline: Training and Testing Operators of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

by Henry H. Perritt, Jr. and Eliot O. Sprague – This is the third in a series of articles about drones by the co-authors. The first, Drones, introduces the subject and explores…

The Intersection of Patents and Trade Secrets

by Michael R. McGurk and Jia W. Lu – An old retort in politics is “You’re either a Democrat or a Republican!” Likewise, the counterpart retort in Intellectual Property for companies back…

Trolling for an NPE Solution

by Jared A. Smith and Nicholas Transier – An all-out war is being waged against patent trolls in every corner of the government. But why? To answer that question, this note considers…