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Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
Almosafer Travel petitioned to cancel a registration for the mark YAMSAFER for travel agency services, on the ground of mere descriptiveness.
Holland & Knight
It's an old aphorism that "you can't fight City Hall."
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
The USPTO recently proposed new fees, effective January 2021.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
This is a family blog, but perhaps your children shouldn't read this one.
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
On September 5, 2018, Chief United States District Judge Colleen McMahon (S.D.N.Y.) issued a decision denying Plaintiff GeigTech's motion for preliminary injunction in its patent and trade dress infringement suit against Defendant Lutron.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Through September 15, 2018, the Federal Circuit decided 418 PTAB appeals from IPRs and CBMs.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
With the USPTO's move from PKI certificates to two-factor authentication using USPTO.gov accounts
Mintz
A recent opinion from the Northern District of Texas is a reminder to all patent practitioners to heed pleading standards when drafting a complaint for patent infringement.
Mintz
In an Initial Determination finding that Fujifilm violated Section 337 by infringing two patents held by Sony, ALJ Cheney found another patent invalid after ruling that inter partes review ("IPR")
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On September 15, 2018, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida granted an order authorizing service of process by electronic mail in a trademark infringement case ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
This month we highlight the possibility that the Supreme Court will consider the standard for adequacy of written description and a Federal Circuit exposition on the relationship between "blocking patents" and objective indicia of nonobviousness.
Jones Day
Last week, the Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act ("Act") became law.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Those familiar with Patent Trial and Appeal Board proceedings are no doubt aware of some basic trends with respect to post-grant challenges:
BakerHostetler
Trademark law recognizes that a color can be used to identify the source of products and therefore, enjoys protection under trademark law. Let's test your color brand awareness:
Holland & Knight
It's an old aphorism that "you can't fight City Hall." Now it's time to add a related aphorism: "you can't sue the government under the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA)...
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Brinks Gilson & Lione
A paradigm shift is apparently underway at a number of Florida's general practice firms.
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...
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