COPYRIGHT? HOW ABOUT COPYLEFT?

COPYRIGHT? HOW ABOUT COPYLEFT?

Many dev entrepreneurs use open source software (OSS) on a routine basis without considering the serious implications of OSS licensing. For example, if you use a piece of OSS code that’s governed by a strict type of license (commonly referred to as a viral license),...
Love and the Patent Attorney

Love and the Patent Attorney

Love is in the air again with Valentine’s Day just around the corner. Although you may have heard differently, patent attorneys are very romantic as our thoughts turn to “romance technologies” as Valentine’s Day nears. Alexander Bell rushed to the United States Patent...
Cool S#*! We Did this Year

Cool S#*! We Did this Year

Happy end of the year. It’s hard to believe that Cloutier Ortega is now over two years old. This year we got to do some cool s#*! that I’d like to take some time to brag about. We started the year helping a public company client acquire a Korean technology company. We...
A Faster, Cheaper Patent Dispute

A Faster, Cheaper Patent Dispute

If you’re a company that has invented or built something great, you know that patent disputes are common place. After a patent is filed, there are still a few options to challenge that patent and on various grounds. Under the America Invents Act, a challenging party...

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