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Jones Day
Design patent obviousness requires a heavy threshold burden of proof. Challengers have to find a "primary reference," i.e., prior art that has "basically the same"
Venable LLP
In LTTB LLC v. Redbubble, Inc., plaintiff LTTB, an online apparel company, contended its success was "largely due to public fascination with its Lettuce Turnip the Beet trademark," ...
Hogan Lovells
The USPTO has recently announced big changes to their Proof of Use Audit Program, including increases to the number of trademark registration audits ...
Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
A divided panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, in a precedential opinion, has invalidated a patent related to automobile driveshaft technology ...
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
先週10月4日付のFederal Registerにおいて米国特許庁は、PTAの計算方法に関する特許庁ルールの変更を提案しました。
Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P.
A California federal court has rejected a trademark infringement claim on the grounds that the company alleging preceding use of the trademark manufactures cannabis-infused edibles, which are illegal under federal law.
Volpe and Koenig, P.C.
Google® CEO Sundar Pichai demonstrated the capabilities of Google Assistant onstage at Google I/O
Volpe and Koenig, P.C.
OSI Pharmaceuticals, LLC (OSI) discovered and patented a method of treating non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). See US Patent No. 6,900,221
Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC
You normally should take affirmative steps to satisfy the requirements for filing an intent to use trademark application.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
In Curver Luxembourg, SARL v. Home Expressions Inc., No. 2018-2214 (Fed. Cir. Sep. 12, 2019), the Federal Circuit held claim language could limit the scope of a design
Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, PC
Prohibition of "Immoral or Scandalous" Marks Struck Down
Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, PC
The USPTO now requires all applicants and registrants to provide their physical street address in order to establish their "domicile."
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
PAVE: Promoting Awareness, Victim Empowerment filed a Section 1(b) application to register the mark SafeBAE for "Providing emotional ...
Hogan Lovells
The USPTO has recently released its latest trademark fee proposal for 2020. The proposal includes substantial increases to many existing fees,...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On July 19, 2019, the U.S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island granted an employer's motion to dismiss a SOX whistleblower claim, holding that the Plaintiff—an in-house attorney...
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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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