Technology Worldwide (TechWW) is a blog published by Shaked & Co. It provides periodic information and perspectives of interest to the international technology and business communities with respect to developments in technology law, licensing and intellectual property. Writers include S & C attorneys as well as guest contributors. TechWW does not provide legal advice.
Monthly Archives: August 2015
JV Formation in China China is an attractive and lucrative market to enter into, but many are not aware of the challenges and risks involved in entering the market. One method of entering the market is by creating a joint venture (JV) between a foreign entity and a Chinese entity. A JV is an enterprise…Read more
The US Department of Justice has announced that it will not challenge a proposal by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) to update the IEEE Standards Association’s patent policy. The IEEE is a nonprofit organization with more than 400,000 members in 160 countries worldwide. Among other things, the IEEE sets standards for electrical…Read more
We wrote about a decision in May in which the Tel-Aviv District Court found that music download site Unidown.co.il enabled and encouraged copyright infringement and ordered Israeli ISPs to block access to the site (the “Unidown” case). A month later, the Court seems to have overturned itself. In April, the English High Court ordered UK ISPs…Read more
The “fabric” computing technology developer Appistry sued Amazon for patent infringement, and lost last month in the Western District of Washington. While Appistry lost because the Court invalidated its patents-in-suit, Amazon might have still successfully defended itself against claims of infringement of valid patents. This is because Appistry waived its right to assert patent infringement…Read more