Scott Graham

What to Make of Google-Uber Spat Over Driverless Cars

Scott Graham

Both companies have placed big bets on autonomous vehicles and view the technology race as a business imperative.

Alphabet Taps Quinn Emanuel Partner in Suit Over Self-Driving Cars

Scott Graham

Google parent Alphabet has turned to the litigator who waged its smartphone wars—Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan partner Charles Verhoeven—for a suit over the future of self-driving cars.

Supreme Court Limits Patent Liability for Component Makers in Global Supply Chain

Scott Graham

A unanimous court reversed the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, ruling that shipping a single component cannot trigger a provision of the Patent Act that applies extraterritorially.

Ericsson, TCL Battle Over FRAND Patents in 'Cutting-Edge' Case

Scott Graham

TCL is asking Judge James Selna to set a FRAND rate and award damages for Ericsson's alleged breach of FRAND commitments.

Ericsson, TCL Battle Over FRAND Patents in 'Cutting-Edge' Case

Scott Graham

The Southern California trial is likely to flesh out the limits on royalties that can be charged for standard-essential patents.

5 Takeaways From Oracle's Appeal of Google's Jury Win

SCOTT GRAHAM

A key issue in Oracle's appeal is that the company was not allowed to show Google intended to directly compete with it by bringing Android products to the PC market.

What to Expect From Neil Gorsuch on IP, Patents and Trade Secrets

Scott Graham

Though Gorsuch's views on patents are mostly unknown, the Tenth Circuit judge has had plenty to say in other areas of intellectual property. And attorneys see signs that he might scale back some procedures created by the America Invents Act.

Microsoft Offers 'Umbrella' to Customers Sued Over Azure Cloud Innovations

Scott Graham

Microsoft Corp. has announced it will make 10,000 patents available to customers who face lawsuits over innovations that run on Azure, Microsoft's cloud computing platform, and will expand its indemnification program.

In Travel Ban Appeal, Judges Don't Accept 'We're in a Rush' Excuse

Scott Graham

Lawyers prepared for Tuesday's Ninth Circuit arguments under extreme time pressure. But the judges wouldn't cut them any breaks.

New Patent Litigation Rules Require Earlier Damages Estimates

Scott Graham

The rules rolled out in the Northern District of California seek to avoid last-minute challenges that throw trials into chaos.

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