MBBP Trademark Client FusionStorm Earns Ultra-Exclusive Dell EMC Titanium Black Honor

MBBP's trademark client FusionStorm has truly earned its stripes over the past six years after receiving more than a dozen Partner of the Year vendor awards, and recently having been handpicked as one of the partners to join the extremely exclusive Dell EMC Titanium Black program. This program gives FusionStorm access to a broad range …

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InvestSoft Technology Acquired by Morningstar

MBBP Client InvestSoft Technology, a provider of innovative software solutions designed to streamline workflow, reduce risk and harness the value of data throughout an organization, was acquired by Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research. Todd Roitfarb, chief executive officer of InvestSoft, said, “InvestSoft understands the real-time needs of investment firms, and we pride ourselves on the …

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Is Software Patentable?

By: Brian J. Assessor On June 19, 2014, the Supreme Court’s decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International sent shockwaves through many areas of patent law and, as a result of that decision, patent attorneys, inventors, and companies working in the computer and software space are wondering “is software patentable?” and, if so, “what type …

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‘Battle of the Forms’: Can it be won?

By: Michael J. Cavaretta Often, in transactions between customers and vendors, each party has its own “boilerplate” terms and conditions that it wants to use, which of course are often quite different than the other party’s terms – a scenario referred to as “the battle of the forms”. So how does one know which terms …

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USPTO Announces Glossary Pilot Program to Expedite Software Patent Applications

By: Sean Detweiler The USPTO recently announced the launch of a new pilot program called the Glossary Pilot Program, to run from June 2nd until December 31st.  The program is for software patent applications and requires an applicant to include a glossary section in the patent application specification to define terms used in the patent claims. …

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