Morgan Lewis on Intellectual Property and Technology
By Intellectual Property and Technology
published on:October 2003
In this Issue:
- Bean There: Web Site Presence Creates General Jurisdiction:
In Gator.com Corp. v. L.L. Bean, Inc., 341 F.3d 1072 (9th Cir. 2003), the Ninth Circuit held that L.L. Bean's online business constituted "substantial" and "systematic and continuous" contacts with California sufficient to warrant the exercise of general personal jurisdiction over the company.
- WhenU Hauls in Victory for Pop-Up Ads:
In U-Haul Int'l, Inc. v. WhenU.com, Inc., 2003 WL 22071556 (E.D. Va. Sept. 5, 2003), the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia held that a software program, distributed by pop-up advertiser WhenU, did not infringe the copyright or trademark rights of U-Haul by superimposing pop-up ads of U-Haul's competitors on U-Haul's web site.
- Brief Updates:
- Sarbanes-Oxley for IP Owners
- License Fees for Linux?
- Expansion Updates
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