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Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The USPTO refused to register the mark ULTIMATE GEL, finding it merely descriptive of "Beds for household pets; Chair cushions; Mattress toppers; Mattresses; Pillows."
Arnold & Porter
On November 7, 2018, the Federal Trade Commission issued a 3-1 decision holding that 1-800 Contacts
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
On December 7, 2018, Extang Corp. and Laurmark Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a BAK Industries—both of Ann Arbor, Michigan—filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
This is one of those relatively rare occasions when a party gathers enough evidence of third-party use and registrations to affect the outcome of a Section 2(d) proceeding.
Mintz
The United States Supreme Court has agreed to address "[w]hether, under §365 of the Bankruptcy Code, a debtor-licensor's ‘rejection' of a license agreement—which ‘constitutes a breach of such contract,' 11 U.S.C. §365(g)—terminates rights of the licensee that would survive the licensor's breach under applicable nonbankruptcy law."
Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu, PC
In July 2018, the Federal Circuit rejected the USPTO's argument that it was entitled to recover attorneys' fees, win or lose, when defending the PTAB's decisions under Section 145 of the Patent Act, 35 U.S.C. §145.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The Board ruled that TV Azteca had failed to establish a prima facie case of nonuse.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The USPTO refused to register the mark OVER THE FLOOR, finding it to be merely descriptive of "bath mats; personal exercise mats; meditation mats; gymnasium exercise mats; yoga mats;
Reed Smith
Over a spirited dissent, and in a 3-1 decision issued on November 14, the FTC Commissioners held that 1-800 Contacts violated Section 5 of the FTC Action ...
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
The Ninth Circuit determined that defendants met their initial burden of demonstrating that the greeting cards are expressive works protected under the First Amendment.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The USPTO refused registration of the mark SNAP FUNNEL for funnels [FUNNEL disclaimed], finding the mark likely to cause confusion with the registered mark SNAP & POUR
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The United Kingdom is set to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019 ("Exit Date"). With Brexit fast approaching
Mintz
The United States Supreme Court has agreed to address "[w]hether, under §365 of the Bankruptcy Code, a debtor-licensor's ‘rejection' of a license agreement—which ‘constitutes a breach of such contract,'
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The USPTO refused registration of the mark DE BEERS TRUE BRILLIANT for jewelry and related retail store services, finding the mark likely to cause confusion with the registered mark TRU BRILLIANCE for jewelry.
Duane Morris LLP
In 2014, Elon Musk announced that he was "open-sourcing" Tesla's patents.
Brooks Kushman
Although the U.S. Supreme Court historically has heard relatively few intellectual property cases, it has shown a heightened interest in recent years by granting certiorari in multiple cases each term.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Suppose you apply for a patent and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office rejects your application.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
As the 2018 playoffs neared, Boston Celtics' fans were worried because star point guard Kyrie Irving was injured and unable to play.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
Chatham International opposed an application to register the mark VIA SAINT JACQUES for goods identified as "wines with the appellation of origin Alsace," ...
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The Board affirmed Section 2(d) refusals to register the two Chinese character marks shown below, for "restaurant services ...
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Duane Morris LLP
In 2014, Elon Musk announced that he was "open-sourcing" Tesla's patents.
Pryor Cashman LLP
Following her September 2017 appearance on CNBC's "Nightly Business Report," Partner Dyan Finguerra-DuCharme returned to the program for a segment exploring ways to identify and avoid scams involving intellectual property.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The USPTO refused registration of the mark DE BEERS TRUE BRILLIANT for jewelry and related retail store services, finding the mark likely to cause confusion with the registered mark TRU BRILLIANCE for jewelry.
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
On October 30, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit vacated and remanded the International Trade Commission's decision regarding the trade dress infringement of Converse's design in its Chuck Taylor shoes
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The United Kingdom is set to leave the European Union on 29 March 2019 ("Exit Date"). With Brexit fast approaching
Davis & Gilbert
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has decided that agreements reached by 1-800 Contacts, Inc. with a number of its competitors ...
Brooks Kushman
Although the U.S. Supreme Court historically has heard relatively few intellectual property cases, it has shown a heightened interest in recent years by granting certiorari in multiple cases each term.
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
The Ninth Circuit determined that defendants met their initial burden of demonstrating that the greeting cards are expressive works protected under the First Amendment.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Athleisure has consistently outshined other apparel categories in the U.S. in recent years, now representing nearly a quarter of total U.S. apparel industry sa
Butler Snow LLP
There are many reasons why a franchisor should register its trademarks and service marks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
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