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The End of Interoperability: U.S. Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Oracle v. Google

(Jul 2015)

On June 29, 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court took an action that has the potential to sabotage software innovation, put an end to open source software, and further confuse the already muddled state of copyright law regarding APIs. The following statement by technology expert Brian Proffitt regarding the significance of APIs serves to underscore the

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Should Other Verein-Structured MegaFirms Worry after Dentons’ ITC Disqualification?

(Jul 2015)

In May a U.S. International Trade Commission judge granted an order to disqualify Dentons U.S. LLP from representing the Ohio-based company RevoLaze against Gap in a patent suit. The case at issue began last August when Dentons partner Mark Hogge for RevoLaze filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission (“ITC”) accusing The Gap,

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Apple’s New Security Features in iOS 9 Certain to Cause Problems for Law Enforcement

(Jul 2015)

At Apple’s annual World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) last month, the company announced their latest mobile operating system for phones and tablets, iOS 9. As is typical with Apple, this event included much fanfare and hyperbole. In addition to the announcements about all the software you didn’t know you needed, Apple quietly ratcheted up security

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