LexisNexis Launches InterAction 6.0 for Microsoft Outlook

Enhanced Integration with Microsoft Outlook Enables Users to Access Firm-Wide CRM Data without Need to Launch and Learn Separate Application NEW YORK - LexisNexis, a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, has announced the launch of InterAction® 6.0 with enhanced Microsoft...

Microsoft Aims At Android With E-Reader Lawsuit

SEATTLE - (AP) Microsoft Corp. broadened its attack on Google Inc.'s Android software, filing patent infringement lawsuits Monday against Barnes & Noble Inc. and two manufacturers over the Android-based Nook e-reader. In the complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle, Microsoft said it...

Oral Arguments Held In Microsoft Word Patent Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The evidentiary standard for proving patent invalidity was debated April 18 before the U.S. Supreme Court in a dispute involving the popular word-processing software program Microsoft Word ( Microsoft Corp. v . i4i Limited Partnership and Infrastructure for Information...

Pennsylvania Lawsuit Claims Rental Firm Spies On Users

PITTSBURGH - (AP) A major furniture rental chain has software on its computers that lets it track the keystrokes, screenshots and even webcam images of customers while they use the devices at home, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of a Wyoming couple who said. . ...

High Court Says Microsoft Must Pay In Patent Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Microsoft Corp. must pay a $290 million judgment awarded to a small Toronto software company for infringing on one of its patents inside its popular Microsoft Word program. The high court unanimously refused to throw out the judgment against...

HP Sues Oracle As Tech Big Shots' Animosity Grows

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Hewlett-Packard Co. has sued its friend-turned-foe Oracle Corp. in another sign of how badly the relationship between the information technology big shots has frayed. The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in Santa Clara County Superior Court, accuses Oracle of behaving illegally in deciding...

Music Service Spotify In Patent Infringement Lawsuit

SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) Digital music service Spotify, which recently arrived in the U.S., has been sued by music and video streaming software maker PacketVideo for allegedly violating a patent it holds for digital music distribution. In court documents filed this week in U.S. District Court in the Southern...

CounselLink Matter Management Software From LexisNexis Now Integrated With Microsoft Outlook

Outlook Integration Combined with More Robust Matter Management Features Helps Make LexisNexis CounselLink an Indispensible Tool for Corporate Legal Departments NEW YORK - LexisNexis ( www.lexisnexis.com) , a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, has announced the integration...

Copyright for Computer Software

Intellectual property is an asset that affects the valuation of a business. When a business owner wants to sell his or her business or issue securities to an investor, the price per share the owner is going to receive depends on the valuation of the business. The more assets the business has...

Williams Mullen: Edgenet, Inc. v. The Home Depot USA, Inc., et al – Seventh Circuit Holds that Contract Gave Retailer the Right to Purchase a Perpetual Copyright License in Inventory Database Taxonomy and to Use that Taxonomy to Create Its Own Version

BY: MARK S. THOMAS On September 2, 2011, in Edgenet, Inc. v. The Home Depot USA, Inc ., et al , No. 10-1335 (7th Cir, September 2, 2011) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ], the U. S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit...

Protecting Your Trade Secret While Protecting Your Code with Copyright Registration

This post is about protecting the secrecy of your code while registering it with the US Copyright Office. Copyright.gov website provides useful information about copyright in general and the process of filing a copyright application in particular. Circular 61 , available on the copyright.gov...

Vernor v. Autodesk, Inc.: The Last First Sale?

By Andrew L. Berrier* * J.D. Candidate, May 2012, Wake Forest University School of Law. Excerpt from Vernor v. Autodesk, Inc.: The Last First Sale? , 46 Wake Forest L. Rev. 867 (Fall 2011) Introduction This is not likely to be the first time you have read an agreement such as the one above. Given...

Can 'simple' payroll software get you sued?

According to John Fay's most recent blog entry , one culprit in a recent OCAHO lawsuit by DOJ against the University of California's San Diego Medical Center might be a 'simple' payroll software program that demanded I-9 reverification for employees with expiring green cards...even though...

CBI for the Cloud

By Lon Berk, Partner, Hunton & Williams In his article, "CBI for the Cloud," appearing in the Nov./Dec. 2011 issue of Coverage, Lon Berk of Hunton & Williams observes that the frequency of business cloud computing is expected to increase. The article describes cloud computing and...

LexisNexis Firm Manager, CaseMap and Time Matters Software Win 'Best of Legal Times' Reader Survey

Popular Matter, Case and Practice Management Applications from LexisNexis Acclaimed by DC Lawyers NEW YORK--( BUSINESS WIRE )--LexisNexis ® Legal & Professional ( www.lexisnexis.com ), a leading provider of content and technology solutions, has announced that LexisNexis Firm Manager TM , CaseMap...

LexisNexis In-House Advisory: Contracting For E-Discovery Competence

By Jeffrey Ritter, Esq., CEO and Founder, the Ritter Academy Managing digital information as evidence now requires that corporate clients of law firms think differently about the terms of their engagement letter with a law firm. In today's digital business environment, a law firm is no longer...

Jury Says Google Infringed, But It Can’t Agree On Fair Use

SAN FRANCISCO - (Mealey's) After five full days of deliberation, federal jurors in California issued a partial verdict yesterday in the closely watched copyright dispute over defendant Google Inc.'s Android software platform ( Oracle America Inc. v. Google Inc. , No. 10-3561, N.D. Calif.;...

Software or Wetware to Blame in Rose Acre Case?

"During the past couple of years, we’ve seen dozens of OSC settlement agreements with employers who went “too far” in their quest to comply with I-9 verification obligations. In most if not all such cases, the employer made a habit of requesting specific (or additional) documentation...

Troutman Sanders LLP: IP Claims in Corporate Breach of Fiduciary Duty Cases

By Dabney Carr A recent decision from Judge Trenga in the Eastern District of Virginia illustrates how corporate disputes can give rise to intellectual property claims, including trademark infringement, anti-cybersquatting and Computer Fraud and Abuse Act claims. Ritlabs, S.R.L. v. Ritlabs, Inc...

The Litigation Data Avalanche: Time To Move To The Cloud?

By Matthew Gillis and Steven Berrent For those of us who are trying to look down the road and see where the litigation technology industry is headed, it might be instructive to take a look back in time to an unlikely example: the law firm mailroom. Virtually every law firm started out with a small...

The Litigation Data Avalanche: Time To Move To The Cloud?

By Matthew Gillis and Steven Berrent For those of us who are trying to look down the road and see where the litigation technology industry is headed, it might be instructive to take a look back in time to an unlikely example: the law firm mailroom. Virtually every law firm started out...

Software is Still Patentable Subject Matter: An Analysis of the En Banc Federal Circuit Opinion in CLS Bank v. Alice Corp

by Dov Greenbaum With the Supreme Court then poised to rule in Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc., 569 U.S. __(2013) regarding the subject matter eligibility of isolated genes, the en banc Federal Circuit in CLS Bank v. Alice Corp. (Fed. Cir. 2013) failed to provide a clear...

State Net Capitol Journal – November 11, 2013: Tech Industry Curbs Taxes

Budget & Taxes TECH INDUSTRY CURBS TAXES: As the nation's economy has shifted from goods-based to service-based, some states have sought to counter the resulting revenue hit by taxing technological services like the updating of computer software. But few have succeeded. In fact, according...

Exporting Data to a Cloud Could Mean Importing Trouble

The concept of exporting might conjure up images of large shipping crates hoisted aboard ships or wheeled through the cargo bay doors of humongous transoceanic aircraft. What likely doesn’t come to mind is that invisible place where you back up your computer. But if you are saving data on a cloud...

When EDI is Accessible and Proportionally Affordable, Plan to Produce

In case you were in doubt, being asked to provide “easily accessible” digital records of thousands of paper documents you already produced may not be considered unreasonably cumulative, duplicative or burdensome, and if the related costs are something like .025% of the amount in controversy...