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The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has just announced that it will be conducting a series of consultations on proposed regulatory amendments to the Trademarks Regulations...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Prothonotary Aylen's decision serves as an important reminder that the specificity required in a pleading for patent infringement is not the same in all circumstances.
Wan Hui Da - Peksung IP Group
SEB SA owns an invention patent titled "Dry Fryer" (ZL200910159735.8, application date June 8, 2005, priority date June 8, 2004 and granted on April 13, 2011) ("Patent").
Wan Hui Da - Peksung IP Group
In a recent case, the Beijing High Court applied both Articles 13.1 and 31 of the 2001 Trademark Law to grant full protection over an unregistered trademark and clarified the assessment criteria...
Wan Hui Da - Peksung IP Group
In China, the Supreme People's Court proactively interprets the laws. It does so through exhaustive and detailed documents published under various titles...
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
(2015) Jing Zhi Xing Chu Zi No. 2774 Case of Administrative Dispute over Trademark Invalidation between the Plaintiff XXX Enterprise, the Defendant Trademark Review
Marks & Clerk
The Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement requires ratification by 13 participating states in order to come into force, including France, Germany and the UK.
BakerHostetler
On May 30, 2017, Judge William H. Pauley III, in the Southern District of New York, ruled that rapper-singer-songwriter Drake was permitted to use a sample of jazz artist Jimmy Smith based...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
One year after its enactment, the Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) continues to be one of the most significant and closely followed developments in trade secret law.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
•Employers should continue to use caution when using non-California forum selection clauses and choice of law provisions in agreements that are "conditions of employment" with California employees.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
On June 12, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari in Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene's Energy Group, LLC, 16-712, to consider "[w]hether inter partes review
Orrick
This is at least the fourth time in the past year that a certiorari petition was filed, contending that AIA reviews were unconstitutional.
Offit Kurman
Several recent decisions by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit have untangled crucial uncertainties plaguing software patent applicants following the outcome of Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
The current extraterritorial reach of U.S. trade secret law may seem ironic given trade secret law's "local" roots.
Morgan Lewis
AbbVie's arguments raised in a prior IPR were key to the PTAB's finding of no commercial success.
Foley & Lardner
On June 12, 2017, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Sandoz Inc. v. Amgen Inc. (No. 15-1039), deciding that 42 U.S.C. § 262(l)(9)(C) sets forth the exclusive federal remedy for failing...
Brooks Kushman
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") grants Internet service providers and intermediaries (collectively "ISPs") a series of safe harbors that limit secondary liability for copyright infringement.
McDermott Will & Emery
Addressing statutory estoppel issues in connection with inter partes re-examination, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ordered the PTAB to dismiss a re-examination against certain...
Jones Day
The United States Supreme Court held that Section 2(a) of the Trademark Act, prohibiting registration of "disparaging" trademarks, is unconstitutional.
McDermott Will & Emery
An international panel of McDermott's US and European lawyers compare and contrast recent developments in trademark, copyright and design law, including developments in disparagement law...
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