Mondaq USA: Intellectual Property
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
In ATEN International Co, Ltd. v. Uniclass Technology Co., Ltd., No. 2018-1606 (Fed. Cir. August 6, 2019), the Federal Circuit reversed the district court's denial of JMOL
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
If a request for prioritized examination (Track One) was dismissed, the USPTO will refund automatically the Track One Prioritized examination fee under 37 CFR 1.17(c)
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
In Solutran, Inc. v. Elavon, Inc., Nos. 2019-1345, -1460 (Fed. Cir. July 30, 2019), the Federal Circuit reversed the district court's patent-eligibility finding and held Solutran's U.S. Patent No. 8,311,945 not patent...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In Seyfarth's fourth installment in its 2019 Trade Secrets Webinar Series, Seyfarth attorneys Kristine Argentine, Eric Barton, and Katelyn Miller focused on the enforcement of non-competes and how the difficulty of...
Fish & Richardson PC
This post continues our monthly summary of patent litigation in the District of Minnesota, including short summaries of various substantive orders issued in pending cases
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
In view of Applicant OEP's own utility patent, the Board had no doubt in affirming a Section 2(e)(5) functionality refusal of the product configuration shown below, for umbrellas.
Ropes & Gray LLP
Keeping with yesterday's discussion of Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) estoppel in the district courts, a decision from earlier this year on yet another aspect of this estoppel has been recalibrated.
Arnold & Porter
In Mission Prod. Holdings, Inc. v. Tempnology, LLC, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion at the intersection of trademark and bankruptcy law.
BakerHostetler
Once a company is found ineligible for DMCA safe harbor, it is vulnerable to be found liable for copyright infringement claims.
Foley Hoag LLP
The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and Foley Hoag are pleased to invite you to an open roundtable discussion with USPTO officials Meryl Hershkowitz
Holland & Knight
The Federal Circuit – in a split decision – remanded a recent N.D. California decision and held that the district court should have construed a disputed
Ropes & Gray LLP
District courts continue to grapple with whether or not physical products described by prior art publications of an earlier Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) trial are subject to estoppel.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
It is likely no surprise to regular readers of Socially Aware that posting content to social media can, in some cases, generate significant income.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
Here are three recent TTAB decisions in Section 2(d) appeals. I'm not giving any hints, so you're on your own, my friends.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On remand from the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board granted patent owner's motion to amend on the basis that the totality of the record
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The Board affirmed a Section 2(e)(5) refusal to register the product configuration shown below, for "yoga blocks," finding the proposed mark to be de jure functional and therefore
BakerHostetler
The Trump administration, addressing efforts to curb online counterfeiting, has called for heightened collaboration, at times suggesting providing private parties with technological resources to help combat online counterfeiting.
BakerHostetler
The most recent changes to U.S. copyright rules driven by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) became effective on Dec. 1, 2016.
BakerHostetler
In two opinions issued in the past few weeks, the Federal Circuit has shaken up two requirements of the reissue statute that most practitioners don't think about much.
Volpe and Koenig, P.C.
Under U.S. law, generic trademarks are common terms used to refer to products or services.
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Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Supreme Court's recent decision in Mission Product Holdings, Inc., v. Tempnology, LLC [1] clarifies that a debtor-licensor's rejection of a trademark license under ง 365(a) ...
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
Hausfeld
Endo's patent litigation against Impax continued, and the trial commenced June 3, 2010.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The Board dismissed this petition for cancellation of Roman Atwood's registration for the mark SMILE MORE for various goods (stickers, backpacks, shirts) and for retail store service featuring clothing, denying petitioner's claim that the term fails to function as a mark.
Cooley LLP
As 2019 kicks off, the Cooley antitrust group highlights 10 recent developments and trends corporate counsel should be aware of – from the US Supreme Court and lower courts, the DoJ and FTC ...
Hogan Lovells
AI touches nearly every industry and is used to solve complex problems, spot and minimize risks, improve decision-making, and develop new products.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
Today, companies are developing AI systems to meaningfully analyze the deluge of biomedical data.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
The oil and gas industry is facing uncertainty and rapid change. Low prices are forcing companies to increase efficiency, and many companies are producing more costly and technologically complex resources
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
In a curious legal scenario, the USPTO recently filed an amicus brief at the request of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, supporting a "counterintuitive" reading of the American Invents Act (AIA).
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
This edition of Gibson Dunn's Federal Circuit Update summarizes the Supreme Court's recent decisions in cases appealed from the Federal Circuit as well as key filings for certiorari or en banc review
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