Partner Steve Maebius was quoted in a Law.com article, “Tech Giants Pledge Their IP to COVID-19 Fight,” about some of the heavy hitters in tech that have pledged free use of their intellectual property to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Maebius said he applauds the so-called Open COVID effort, which he thinks will be especially beneficial for combinations of technologies supplied by different outfits. As an attorney whose practice includes licensing, though, he said the potential breadth of the “minimizing the impact of the disease” language might have given him some pause.
23 February 2024 In the News
Christopher Swift Comments on New U.S. Sanctions Against Russia
Foley & Lardner LLP partner Christopher Swift is quoted in the CBS article, “U.S. issues hundreds of new Russia sanctions over Alexey Navalny's death and war in Ukraine.”
22 February 2024 In the News
Louis Lehot Authors Article on the Business of Space Tourism
Foley & Lardner LLP partner Louis Lehot authored The Recorder article, “An M&A Lawyer's Insight Into Earth's Challenges From Outer Space,” exploring the growing business of space tourism and the plans underway for expanding this novel form of escape.
21 February 2024 In the News
Kate Gehl and Paul Piaskoski Author Article on FTC Approach to AI
Foley & Lardner LLP partner Kate Gehl and associate Paul Piaskoski authored the IP Litigator article, “FTC Weighs in on Threats to Competition from Artificial Intelligence in Comment to U.S. Copyright Office,” exploring the U.S. Federal Trade Commission’s approach to the emerging technology.