Monthly Archives: September 2014

Law in the News: Courts Nix More Software Patents

Published on: Author: Teresa L

Since the country’s top court struck down patents on a computer program that reduces risk in financial transactions, federal trial courts have rejected software patents in nine cases, according to Lex Machina, which supplies patent data to lawyers. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, which sets much of the nation’s patent law,… Continue reading

Law in the News: Legal or not, the pot business is still wacky

Published on: Author: Teresa L

NEW YORK (AP) — Legal or not, the business of selling weed in the U.S. is as wacky as ever. The tangle of rules and regulations that govern whether and how it can be grown, bought and sold create complexity and ambiguity that cause major headaches for marijuana businesses — and enticing opportunities for those… Continue reading