In the fourth episode of IP Issues with Lando & Anastasi, Tom McNulty and Tom McGinnis, attorneys with the Cambridge, Massachusetts firm Lando & Anastasi, discuss protecting software in the shifting IP landscape.
Our IP Issues podcasts continue this week. Craig Smith and Thomas McNulty of Lando & Anastasi discuss recent decisions from the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Learn more at lalaw.com and law.suffolk.edu/academic/ip.
The reexamination of patents in the United States Patent & Trademark Office has become a powerful and effective tool to clearly define the boundaries of a patent. In this podcast, Peter Lando and James De Vellis of Lando & Anastasi, LLP discuss how, when, and why to request or defend the reexamination of a patent, and how doing so can further business objectives in litigation, licensing, and other situations.
Obtaining and enforcing exclusivity when licensing a patent is not as simple as it first might appear. In this podcast, Peter Lando and Tom McNulty of Lando & Anastasi discuss the clauses that must be in a license to permit the licensee to sue for infringement in its own name, the circumstances that might require joinder of the patentee prior to filing suit, and licenses in which the patentee retains so many rights to prohibit the licensee from taking part in an infringement suit at all.