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SCOTUS ruling may increase patent infringement lawsuits, settlements for fear of 'enhanced damages'

A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision discarding strict standards for awarding enhanced damages in patent infringement cases could increase the number of patent cases filed in the U.S., a Chicago intellectual property attorney believes.

New IL legislation updates data breach law to cover more tech, speed required consumer notifications

Gov. Bruce Rauner last month signed House Bill 1260, a law supporters say would update Illinois’ data breach notice law to make it more consistent with state-of-the-art technology.