As Wisconsin develops a national reputation for its emerging biotech industry, it's also developing another reputation: as a high-speed launch pad for intellectual property (IP) lawsuits.
Intellectual property and science, particularly biotechnology, go hand-in-hand. In the highly competitive science and technology community, patents, copyrights, and trade s......Full article >>>
kept in some courts, Shabaz and Crabb abhor delays. Neither has a problem keeping attorneys - or jurors - until late into the night in the interest of judicial efficiency.
The accelerated pace of federal litigation in Madison frequently surprises defendants, who are under the gun to mount a catch-up defense from the moment a lawsuit is filed. Plaintiffs, on the other hand, have the built......Full article >>>
, making it easy to see why plaintiffs appear to be flocking to Madison.
Among the most recent plaintiffs hoping the Western District will prove fertile ground: Silicon Graphics
. The company recently filed suit against ATI Technologies
, alleging the popular maker of computer graphics chips infringed a computer graphics pat......Full article >>>
attracting attention from innovative, IP-centric companies. As the volume of new science and technology grows exponentially, more IP challenges will occur, increasing the demand for more and faster litigation venues.
Two other federal courts, the Eastern Districts of Texas
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