- Blog: Haynes and Boone BlogsInvention by Another – How the Prior Art Status of a Reference Can Be Affected by the Significance of a Joint Inventor’s Contribution to that ReferencePosted on March 13, 2019 by Calmann ClementsAt times, a patent owner’s previous patent can be used as a prior art reference against their later filed patents. A reference is prior art under pre-AIA 35 U.S.C. 102(e) if it was “described in … an application for patent … by another.” A patent is “by another” if it lists a different set of […] The post Invention by Another – How the Prior Art Status of a Reference Can Be Affected by the Significance of a Joint Inventor’s Contribution to that Reference appeared first on Haynes and Boone Blogs.
- Blog: Data Security Law BlogAre Bug Bounty Programs Worth It?Posted on March 12, 2019 by Julia R. Livingston, Craig A. NewmanAlmost weekly, it seems there is another news article about a bug bounty program sponsored by a major corporation where an amateur hacker – often a teenager – is paid a sizeable sum of money for finding a bug in a company’s operating system or code. Often, these articles describe just how much money [...]