Archive for June, 2010
The Report Generator (“RPG”) is a new program from SAFE that automatically generates draft expert reports and declarations for litigation.
Posted By: Bob Zeidman in General on June 30th, 2010.
Tags: copyright, copyright infringement, expert witness, infringement, intellectual property, lawsuit, litigation, patent, patent infringement, trade secret, trade secret theft
The Supreme Court has decided that Bilski loses his patent, but not because of the machine-or-transformation test. They also ruled that business methods are patentable, as long as they are not abstract ideas.
SAFE announces the release of CodeSuite 4.0 that includes CodeCLOC for measuring how software evolves across versions of code. CodeCLOC uses the same algorithms that were implemented in CodeMeasure and that were developed for the landmark software transfer pricing case Symantec v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue.
Over the years I’ve run into expert witnesses and attorneys who have told me about software copyright infringement cases where the only clues that copying occurred were patterns of spaces and tabs (“whitespace”). We set out to rigorously test this method.
Posted By: Bob Zeidman in General on June 1st, 2010.
Tags: copyright infringement, expert witness, forensic engineering, intellectual property, lawsuit, software analysis, software plagiarism, theft