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March 2015 Posts

Attorney Amanda Bahena Recognized by N'West Iowa Business 20 Under 40

Attorney Amanda Bahena, of the firm's Sioux Center office, is being selected to be honored in the Ninth Annual 20 Under 40 by N'West Iowa Business. 20 Under 40 honors the accomplishments of 20 professionals in the Northwest Iowa community under the age of 40.

March 31, 2015

Patents That Are Dominated By Other Patents

Obtaining a patent generally provides the patent owner with the ability to prevent others from making, using, selling, offering to sell or importing the patented invention unless permission has been given by the owner. However, owning a patent does not grant the patent holder the absolute right to make and sell the patented invention, and it is possible that doing so may be an infringement of another unexpired patent.

March 31, 2015

Patent v. Copyright Protection for Software

Developers of computer software programs and apps often ask about the best form of intellectual property (IP) protection for the…

March 24, 2015

Woods Fuller Welcomes Attorney Heather Springer

Sioux Falls, SD (March 17, 2015) - Woods Fuller is pleased to announce the addition of Heather Springer to the firm. Heather brings 15 years of experience in the areas of employment and health law.

March 20, 2015

Employment Law Alert: Family and Medical Leave Update

In light of the United States Supreme Court’s recent decision in United States v. Windsor, which invalidated section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as unconstitutional, the Department of Labor has amended the definition of “spouse” under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

March 16, 2015