The IP Beacon, October 2009

10/02/2009

The IP Beacon is a Haynes and Boone Newsletter highlighting current issues in Intellectual Property Law. Articles featured in the October 2009 issue include:

Double Standards at the Federal Circuit:

The Federal Circuit Resolved the dispute between “product” and “product-by-process” in Abbott Laboratories v. Sandoz, Inc. But in doing so, it created a double standard between patentability and infringement of product-by-process claims.

Update on Mandating Data Security:

Many states have enacted statutes imposing “reasonable” security procedures and practices on companies to protect the personal information of state residents and from unauthorized access of use. This article explores a few specific developments in state law.

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