1.07.2016

IP Legislation and Regulation to Watch in 2016

IP Legislation and Regulation to Watch in 2016

While two of the leading patent reform measures stalled in Congress in 2015, U.S. lawmakers are expected to push ahead with efforts to merge the bills into a single piece of legislation in 2016, and they also may be ready to act on proposals to curb demand-letter abuses and to allow suits alleging trade secret misappropriation to be brought in federal court.

Here, attorneys point to the intellectual property legislation and regulation to track in 2016:

5 Hot Issues That Will Keep Sports Attorneys Busy in 2016

5 Hot Issues That Will Keep Sports Attorneys Busy in 2016

With NFL teams eyeing a potential move, growing legal woes for the daily fantasy sports industry and a changing media landscape, 2016 is setting up to be a busy year for sports attorneys on both the litigation and transactional sides.

Here, Law360 takes a look at some of the hot issues that will be sure to drive sports deals and litigation in the coming year.

Trademark Cases to Watch in 2016

Trademark Cases to Watch in 2016

From headline-grabbing appeals like the Washington Redskins', to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's quieter showdown with an Alabama federal judge, 2016 has plenty of trademark fun in store. Here are the key cases to follow.

Copyright Cases To Watch In 2016

Copyright Cases to Watch in 2016

From a cutting-edge fair use fight between Google and Oracle to a hotly anticipated appeal from the artists behind "Blurred Lines," 2016 is looking like it will be another fascinating year in the world of copyright law. Here are the key cases attorneys will be following. 

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