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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
This flare-up has temporarily drawn the spotlight away from another hot PTAB topic: motions to amend.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
The Ninth Circuit has established a legal framework for courts to use when determining whether to enjoin litigants from enforcing injunctions ordered by courts in other countries.
Reed Smith
Epic Games, Inc. ("Epic"), the company behind popular video game "Fortnite," has refused to stand down in its copyright infringement and breach of contract suit against a 14-year-old gamer.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
According to the Eastern District of Texas, no.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
One of the latest battles over the rights to "unlawful" graffiti comes from fast fashion brand H&M, over advertising photographs and video that captured the artwork of Los Angeles-based graffiti artist..
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
On May 14, 2018, in Anacor v. Iancu, the Federal Circuit issued its opinion affirming the Board's invalidation of Anacor's tavaborole patent. The patent-in-suit, U.S. Patent No. 7,582,621 ...
Ropes & Gray LLP
While most remember the Cuozzo appeal as challenging the Patent Trial & Appeal Board's (PTAB) claim construction practices ...
Freeborn & Peters LLP
Freeborn & Peters LLP is pleased to announce its first Emerging Technologies Symposium will be held July 11 in the mezzanine conference space at the firm's Chicago office at 311 South Wacker Drive.
RPX Corporation
The cases against the other three continue, as do the cases filed in October against AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, SoftBank Group (Sprint), and Verizon.
Ropes & Gray LLP
April 2018, the Supreme Court issued its opinion in SAS Institute. As a result, petitioners and patent owners needed to immediately grapple with significant practice changes.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The Board sustained an opposition to registration of the mark SCOTTSDALE TAXI for "taxi transport" services [TAXI disclaimed], finding the mark to be "highly geographically descriptive" and lacking in acquired distinctiveness.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The USPTO refused registration of the mark FOUNDIT THEFT RECOVERY for "GPS tracking devices, namely, personal asset tracker, personal tracker, vehicle tracker", finding it likely to cause confusion...
Foley Hoag LLP
All you trademark lawyers better sit down, because this may come as a shock: You are not "intellectual property" lawyers . . . at least not according to Section 11 U.S.C. § 101(35A) of the Bankruptcy Code, ...
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
In the recent AIDS Healthcare Foundation v. Gilead opinion, the Federal Circuit considered whether AHF's desire to "‘clear out the invalid patents' so that it ‘would have the ability ...
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The Board affirmed Section 2(d) refusals to register the mark DEAD BIRD BREWING COMPANY (standard characters) [BREWING COMPANY disclaimed] and the design mark shown below, for beer, in view of the registered mark DEADBIRD for wines.
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Brinks Gilson & Lione
On April 4, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ("CAFC") denied Google's petition for rehearing en banc. Unwired Planet, LLC v. Google Inc., ___ F.3d. ___, Case No. 2015-1812.
Brinks Gilson & Lione
On Monday, March 27, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Food Brands Group LLC, (Case No. 16-341).
Brinks Gilson & Lione
On March 22, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a 6-2 ruling in Star Athletica, L.L.C. v. Varsity Brands, Inc., et al., holding the decorative elements on Varsity Brands' cheerleading...
Brinks Gilson & Lione
The newly formed PTAB Bar association held its inaugural conference in Washington, D.C. from March 1-3.
Brinks Gilson & Lione
Everyone in the IP community wonders if President Donald Trump will create a new order in the IP field much the same way he has approached other areas of the government.
Brinks Gilson & Lione
On February 22, 2017, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp. to address whether the act of supplying from the United States a single commodity component of a multicomponent...
Brinks Gilson & Lione
Since implementation of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, inter partes review ("IPR") and other post-grant proceedings have been used successfully to challenge and invalidate thousands of patent claims.
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