Limiting Limited Liability in Copyright Infringement Suits

Photo: liability by Marco Verch under CC BY 2.0 Mike Chernoff, Associate Member, University of Cincinnati Law Review I. Introduction A copyright holder has the exclusive right to reproduce his copyrighted work, prepare derivative works, and distribute copies of the work.[1] If these rights are violated, the party responsible for the violation can be found to have infringed on the... Continue Reading →

The State of Personalized Medicine in Patent Law

"DNA" by e.coers is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0. Kris Schroder, University of Cincinnati Law Review I. INTRODUCTION In his 2015 State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama launched the Precision Medicine Initiative, which would “lead a new era of medicine -- one that delivers the right treatment at the right time.”[1] The mission... Continue Reading →

Planting Innovation: A Look into Plant Patent Protection and the Deficiencies of the Plant Protection Act and Plant Variety Protection Act

Author: Ashley J. (Clever) Earle, Contributing Member, University of Cincinnati Law Review When thinking about patent protection, most individuals likely picture what patent attorneys describe as a “widget”—a physical, mechanical invention. Patent protection however, covers a much broader spectrum of inventions. It may seem natural to grant patents to protect new innovations such as chemical... Continue Reading →

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