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You can get married in Klingon, use Google in Klingon, and even stage Hamlet in Klingon. But can you copyright Klingon? CBS and Paramount seem to think so, and they're suing a fan film that makes use of the language, first invented in 1984 for "Star Trek."

Now, a group of linguists is stepping into the legal fight, arguing that Klingon, and other "constructed languages," are real, living forms of communication exempt from copyright law. Their amicus brief is, of course, partly in Klingon.

Not sure how you feel about inter partes review, the relatively new administrative process for challenging patents? Neither is the Supreme Court, who struggled during oral arguments yesterday to determine what claims construction standards the Patent and Trademark Office should use in IPR proceedings. The case, Cuozzo Speed Technologies v. Lee, could have long-lasting implications, as the use of inter partes review continues to grow.

Let's take a look at how things went.

It was a very techie day in the Supreme Court today, as the Court heard oral arguments in the only two tech-related cases of the year. In the first, Kirtsaeng v. John Wiley and Sons, the Court debated whether attorney's fees in copyright litigation should be awarded when a prevailing defendant has advanced the interests of the Copyright Act, or more restrictively, when they have resisted unreasonable litigation.

Let's take a look at how the arguments went.

It's the biggest legal data breach ever. With over 11 million previously confidential files released to the public, the so-called "Panama Papers" have led to accusations of corruption, cronyism, and tax evasion, implicating everyone from Vladimir Putin and Jackie Chan, to the (now former) Prime Minister of Iceland.

At the center of the scandal is one law firm, Mossack Fonseca, whose "limited" data breach exposed how the rich and powerful hide their cash. Here's what you should know about the firm.

Trade Commission Stymies Chinese 'Hoverboard' Imports into USA

Way back in 2014, Segway filed a complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission, alleging that imported Chinese "hoverboards" violated its patents. Now, that complaint has started to bear fruit. Yesterday, the ITC issued a general exclusion order banning most self-balancing hoverboards from being imported into American borders.

The exclusion order could have far reaching and substantial effects, not least of which is making people look less stupid getting from point A to point B.

CRISPR Lawsuit: The Biggest Gene Patent Pre-Suit of All Time Hit PTAB

At first hearing, you might have thought that Crispr was some sort of new age snack. But it just happens to be probably the biggest giant leap forward in biotech and bioengineering in recent history of medicine. Crispr could be the key to hacking genes in ways that scientists could previously only fantasize about.

Sounds like there's a lot of money to be made? Yeah, we'd say so.

SCOTUS Kills Apple's E-Book Challenge by Denying Cert.

It looks like at least one of Apple's legal issues is finally put to rest. The Supreme Court of the United States declined this last Monday to hear Apple's challenge to the Second Circuit's ruling that it and four other companies tacitly conspired to drive up e-book prices in violation of federal anti-trust laws -- specifically the Sherman Antitrust Act.

The Supreme Court's decision not to disturb the lower circuit's ruling (or refuse to review the case) means that Apple will have to pay approximately $400 million as part of the settlement put in place earlier.

Are there really only two months of Supreme Court oral arguments left? It's seems like just yesterday that the term was kicking off. Now it's winding down, with one less justice but a few mayor tech cases on the horizon.

If you're a technology-focused attorney, here are two cases to keep your eyes on in the upcoming months.

Well, it has finally happened. In a first, the maker of a self-driving car has accepted that their autonomous vehicle might be liable for a collision with a more traditional auto.

The revelation comes after a Google self-driving car drove right into it's human-operated kin this Valentine's Day. And that the little ding could have major implications for the future.

A legal dispute over the motion detector technology that brought you the Benjamin Button and Harry Potter films could end up preventing the distribution of future animation-enhanced movies. The technology, called Mova, allows filmmakers to capture an actors' performance, then digitally edit it "in post."

Now, a lawsuit over ownership of the technology has led a San Francisco-based tech incubator, Rearden, to seek an injunction against the distribution of films it claims are made by allegedly infringing its patents and trademarks, which include films like Deadpool, Terminator Genisys, and Guardians of the Galaxy. It's a legal drama fit for the silver screen.