Flier for James Puckle's 1718 patent machine gun, shows various cylinders for use with round and square bullets. The Language of a Patent License can become a battleground When Can a Licensee Challenge the Validity of a Patent? And How Can Licenses Be Drafted to Discourage Disputes? Most of the time, patent licenses are uncontroversial…Read more
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.
Be Aware of Risks of Joint Ventures in China
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
Emerging Markets and Pharmaceutical Industry Growth
In February, I spoke at the World Pharma Licensing Congress in London. The following article is based on my talk. Challenges Facing the Pharmaceutical Industry The pharmaceutical industry today faces a variety of challenges: thanks to the Internet, more knowledgeable and more demanding consumers a longer and more costly time-to-market more stringent regulations increased competition…Read more
Unidown Part 3: Google Slammed, Plaintiff Wins 100,000 NIS in “Right to be Forgotten”
In September 2014, Google won a case in what seemed to be the Tel-Aviv District Court’s rejection of the European “right to be forgotten,” which requires search engines to comply with requests to remove inaccurate information about people. However, late this June, the Court found both Google and a website owner liable for inaction which…Read more