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Susan Barbieri Montgomery

Executive Professor of Law and Business

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s.montgomery@neu.edu
617.373.7071

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3Qs: What the Apple-​​Samsung ruling means for design patents

Susan Bar­bieri Mon­gomery, exec­u­tive pro­fessor of law and busi­ness, exam­ines the impact of a recent ver­dict in favor of Apple in a case involving product infringement.

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Celebrating intellectual property and the innovative spirit

On Thursday, stu­dents, fac­ulty, alumni and guests from the School of Law com­mem­o­rated World Intel­lec­tual Prop­erty Day, cel­e­brating visionary inno­va­tors, their con­tri­bu­tions and the role of IP.

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Fostering innovation and collaboration

North­eastern con­fer­ence brings together scholars, inno­va­tors and policy makers to dis­cuss the rela­tion­ship between intel­lec­tual prop­erty and innovation.

Photo by Mary Knox Merrill.

3Qs: The ‘arms race’ for patents

The months-​​long legal battle that has been raging between Sam­sung and Apple over patent infringe­ment on Apple’s iPad is just one example of the patent wars being waged throughout the tech­nology industry lately. Last month, Google acquired Motorola Mobility largely to obtain its slew of patents. We asked Susan Bar­bieri Mont­gomery, exec­u­tive pro­fessor of law and busi­ness in Northeastern’s School of Law and Col­lege of Busi­ness Admin­is­tra­tion, to explain why these tech giants are so deter­mined to build a “war chest” of patents.

Photo by David Leifer.

3Qs: Trademarks in the World Wide Web era

Trade­marks have made plenty of head­lines this year. Sarah and Bristol Palin moved to obtain trade­mark pro­tec­tion for their names, Apple sued Amazon for trade­mark infringe­ment over use of the term “App Store” and a com­pany with ties to Charlie Sheen has filed for trade­mark reg­is­tra­tions on 22 of the actor’s catch­phrases. Susan Bar­bieri Mont­gomery, exec­u­tive pro­fessor of law and busi­ness at North­eastern, breaks down the role of trade­marks and how the Internet is changing the game.

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Selected Publications

For a complete list of faculty citations, please visit iRis, Northeastern’s digital archive.

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Trademarks and Hyperlinks: Implied Rights and Express Agreements

World e-Commerce & IP Report, BNA International, September 2002.

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Intellectual Property Transfers

(with Schneidman) Holding Companies, Intellectual Property Assets in Mergers and Acquisitions, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2002.

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Security Interests in Intellectual Property

ALI-ABA Business Law Journal, 2001.

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