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The dogma in U.S. patent law has been that subject matter is eligible for patent protection if it in any way involves the "hand of man" to transform a process or product from its form as it exists in nature. The biotechnology industry, and many of the well-known established biotechnology companies, flourished based on products produced from isolated DNA encoding bioactive molecules. A cornerstone of the success has been their ability to rely upon patent protection for their isolated DNA molecules and other biotechnological products and processes. Previous court decisions, including seminal Supreme Court decisions, upheld the finding that such products and processes are patent eligible.
WASHINGTON — Federal regulators say companies cannot require employees to receive their pay on debit cards, citing complaints from workers of high and unexpected fees on the cards.
JACKSON, Miss. — The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Nov. 6 on Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood's price-fixing lawsuit against liquid crystal display screen manufacturers.
Verimatrix, founded in 1999 in San Diego, is at the heart of the accelerating convergence of television, the Internet and mobile communications, which is creating new opportunities and challenges throughout the media delivery value chain. For established digital TV operators, the rapid commercial and technical progress has the potential to significantly increase subscriber loyalty and revenues.
Five, 10, 20 years in the future, will you be calling or Skyping with your in-house legal counsel in New Delhi? Panama City? Manila? Bali?
There is a push by consumer advocates in California to reform arbitration agreements so that they're more transparent.
Employees and former employees have been venting about management ever since the first time clock was punched.
Former military service members who have come up with an idea or an invention for a new business since returning home now will have help in turning that dream into a reality.
Conflict minerals — gold, tin and other materials from central Africa — are expected to be a major concern for supply chain managers both on the original equipment manufacturing and electronic manufacturing services sides.
Partner liability has emerged as one of the most important issues for law firms and is increasingly the crucial factor that determines building selection and the structure of other economic lease terms. Arguments over liability complicate — even kill — otherwise easy lease transactions. Law firm decision-makers contemplating a relocation or renewal would be well-served to understand and carefully consider how they intend to deal with partner liability from the outset.
The Daily Transcript honors San Diego's top corporate counsel.
The Daily Transcript honors San Diego's top corporate counsel selected by an independent judging panel.
The Daily Transcript and the San Diego Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel honor San Diego's top corporate counsel selected by an independent judging panel.
This special report highlights San Diego lawyers and legal teams who are raising the bar and making headlines.
Power of Attorneys highlights local firms and professionals who illustrate the excellence and emerging tools in the field of law.
This annual section highlights local firms and professionals who illustrate the excellence and emerging tools in the field of law.