Patent Claim Drafting – Use of “OR”

It is surprising to read a Federal Circuit case on patent claim construction, delving deeply into the difference between “and” and “or”, referencing Stunk & White — and incorrectly writing “of” when the court meant to use “or” in a quote from Struck & White! The Federal Circuit wrote: “A common treatise on grammar teaches… Continue reading Patent Claim Drafting – Use of “OR”

Bloggers Beware – Copyright Trolls on the Prowl

Certain large companies, including Getty Images , routinely send out demand letters claiming copyright infringement based on a one-time or accidental use of an image that Getty Images claims is protected by copyright.  However, the actual validity of alleged infringement is rarely, if ever, tested in court.  Getty Images seems to have perfected the “price… Continue reading Bloggers Beware – Copyright Trolls on the Prowl