Privacy and Data, the Rising Number of Computer Applications, and Whether Regulating Personal, Digital, and Financial Information is Necessary

“There is no such thing as a free lunch” – Unknown, 1930s How much is information about you worth?  Companies that collect data about individuals as part of their model such as Google, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have determined there is value enough to realize a profit selling the information… Read More»

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Patent Marking 101

When inventors are granted a patent, they may believe they have taken all of the crucial steps to protect themselves and their inventions. However, this is not necessarily the case. In order to provide maximum protection for their patent, paten owners must provide notice of patent protection in order to… Read More»

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Technology Commercialization Law Program to be Re-Named Innovation Law Center, and a New Intellectual Property Law Institute Created

Founded in 1990 by the late Professor Ted Hagelin, the Technology Commercialization Law Program (TCLP) was the first in the nation to combine scholarly legal analysis and a guided, hands-on law curriculum with the active development of new technologies, intellectual property (IP), and start-up companies. Under the subsequent leadership of… Read More»

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A Technology Commercialization Law Student Helps Drone Start-Ups Soar

Classes might be out for summer, but the work of the College of Law’s Technology Commercialization Law Program (TCLP) continues apace, with students and staff coordinating several early stage commercialization law projects to assist entrepreneurial clients and economic development business partners. One of these business partners is CenterStateCEO, Syracuse’s economic… Read More»

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Federal Circuit Overrules Jury Verdict in Favor of Google

On March 27, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit overruled a jury verdict that Google’s use of Oracle’s JAVA Application Programming Interface (API) was fair use under copyright law. While the jury had determined that Google’s copying of the code was protected from copyright infringement, the… Read More»

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