Saikali, Duncan and Miller Discuss Future of BIPA Lawsuits in Law360 Article
The chairs of three Shook practices have authored a Law360 article on the effects of the Illinois Supreme Court's decision to allow a violation of the state's Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA) to be sufficient grounds for a lawsuit even without proof of actual harm.
Secret Sales May Qualify as Prior Art Under Section 102(a) of the America Invents Act
Shook Partner Sharon Israel and Of Counsel Kyle Friesen explain a U.S. Supreme Court decision holding that a secret sale of an invention can constitute prior art.
USPTO Changes Claim Construction Standard Used In AIA Trial Proceedings
Shook Partner Sharon Israel and Of Counsel Kyle Friesen detail a final rule changing the "broadest reasonable interpretation" standard used in inter partes review, post grant review and covered business method review.
Can Robots Be Sued? Q&A With Cory Fisher
Shook Partner Cory Fisher discusses the potential legal liabilities of artificial intelligence.
Can Robots Be Sued? Shook's AI Report Surveys In-House Counsel on Liability Concerns
It’s a brave new world for lawyers navigating the potential uses and risks of artificial intelligence in the legal industry. The “Brave New World” is of course a nod to the 1930s dystopian novel set in a futuristic world. Today, scientific discoveries are unfolding in a positive way in real time, making life easier through the use of devices on our phones and in our homes. For consumers and businesses, the future is developing. For attorneys, the lack of legal precedent can represent both a challenge and an opportunity.
Award of Foreign Lost Profits Is Permissible Domestic Application of U.S. Patent Act
The U.S. Supreme Court has held that a patent owner is entitled to recover lost foreign profits for infringement under 35 U.S.C. § 271(f)(2).