FBI special agent Craig Moringiello told IBJ “we have a tremendous infrastructure in place in this state for agricultural innovation, and that makes us a target.”
China will bar government authorities from demanding overseas companies hand over technology secrets in exchange for market share, addressing a key complaint at the heart of the China-U.S. trade dispute.
Joseph Muhler and William Nebergall will be inducted May 2 in Washington, D.C., along with 17 other inventors and innovators.
Carmel-based Heartland Food Products Group said it reached “an amicable resolution” of its differences with the franchisor of 3,700 restaurants.
Britain's Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Eli Lilly and Co. in a patent dispute with generic drugmaker Actavis over Lilly's Alimta cancer treatment.
A small, little-known company purchased at auction the company’s intellectual property rights, besting a bid by a large retailer with a household name.
The justices ruled unanimously Monday that patent infringement lawsuits can be filed only in states where defendants are incorporated. The case was sparked by an appeal from Carmel-based TC Heartland LLC.
The U.S. Supreme Court agreed to consider putting sharp new limits on where patent-infringement lawsuits can be filed, accepting a case that may undercut patent owners’ ability to channel cases to favorable courts.
Carmel-based Heartland Consumer Products LLC, which owns the rights to the Splenda brand, says Dunkin’ Donuts uses a knockoff sweetener but leads customers to believe it uses Splenda.
The Senate easily passed a bill Monday allowing corporations to make a federal case of the theft of trade secrets, but a broader patent-law overhaul backed by businesses including Eli Lilly and Co. faces a rougher road.
In one fell swoop, the law firm more than doubled the size of its intellectual property team with the additions it scored from Krieg DeVault. The move could bring as much as $10 million in annual revenue to Taft.
The optimism bias creates a common expectation and perception of innovation value versus real value.
As Aereo Inc.’s streaming-TV service was dealt a potentially fatal blow Wednesday, the cloud-computing industry was more concerned about what the U.S. Supreme Court didn’t say.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled against patent holders in two cases Monday, rejecting a legal theory used to sue technology companies and requiring patents to be written with more specific language.
The settlement is with Electronic Arts and Collegiate Licensing Co., which licenses and markets college sports, and does not include the NCAA. A separate case against the Indianapolis-based NCAA is scheduled for trial early next year.
The court noted that after the government filed a second indictment March 12, the trade-secret theft claims against Guoqing Cao and Shuyu Li were changed to wire fraud, and aiding and abetting and conspiracy to commit wire fraud.