Mondaq USA: Intellectual Property
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
The electronic priority document exchange (PDX) program avoids the fee associated with ordering certified priority document for each office of subsequent
Ropes & Gray LLP
As discussed some months back, the PTAB new POP decided its first case in Proppant Express Investments v. Oren Technologies, Case IPR2018-00914.
Holland & Knight
The District of Delaware recently found a patent directed to onsite data backup to be abstract and ineligible for patent protection.
Holland & Knight
The Northern District of Texas, in a concise opinion, found that the asserted patent claims failed both steps of the Alice inquiry.
BakerHostetler
In Cellspin Soft, Inc. v. Fitbit, Inc.,[1] the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) rendered an important decision declaring that the presumption of validi
BakerHostetler
In April at oral argument, the bench grappled with the issue of viewpoint discrimination based on the literal meaning of the statute and the genuine concern that without regulation,
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
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
Manufacturers need to protect products they produce from counterfeits, says J. Derek Mason, partner with Oblon
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
Another test for you. Abercrombie & Fitch opposed an application to register the mark RED DEAR & Design, shown below left, for various clothing items
Holland & Knight
Last week, the Federal Circuit reversed a District of Minnesota decision and found a patent directed to a system and method for processing paper checks to be abstract and not eligible for patent protection.
Holland & Knight
Mod Stack accused Aculab of infringing U.S. Patent No. 7,460,520, which relates to "a system and method for simultaneously interfacing with different types of call controllers in a voice gateway."
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) and Foley Hoag LLP are hosting a trademark roundtable discussion in Boston on September 17th, from 11:45 AM -2:00 PM, at the Foley Hoag offices.
ENSafrica
Lyft, Uber's biggest competitor in the United States ("US"), recently obtained a patent for a "driver jukebox system" that allows a rider to be the DJ when using a ride-hailing service.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
This special report explores IPR claim survival rates and the volume of issued final written decisions issued cumulatively through Q2 (June 30) 2019.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The USPTO published its second update to the PTAB Trial and Practice Guide last month. The section addressing procedures for addressing multiple challenges to a patent is a new and noteworthy addition
Moeller IP Advisors
During the trial, the Provo-based startup had previously filed for bankruptcy in 2017 and are currently still going through those proceedings.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The USPTO refused to register the mark CANNONBALL CREEK BREWING COMPANY GOLDEN, COLORADO and Design, as shown below, for "beer" [BREWING COMPANY GOLDEN,
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
Every innovative pharma company faces the same challenge, how to delay the patent cliff. The existence of the "skinny viii" (21 U.S.C. § 355(j)(2)(A)(viii)) makes developing additional FDA
Foley & Lardner
In Genetic Veterinary Sciences, Inc. v. Laboklin GMBH & Co., the Federal Circuit upheld the district court decision that held claims directed to methods for genotyping a Labrador Retriever
Holland & Knight
Pittsburgh Logistics (PL) sued its competitor and former employee, alleging that the employee breached his employment agreement by working for the competitor...
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Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
The 2018 California legislative session was another busy year with numerous employment-related bill signed into law.
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.
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 § 365(a) ...
Hausfeld
Endo's patent litigation against Impax continued, and the trial commenced June 3, 2010.
BakerHostetler
Partners Carl Hittinger and Jeffry Duffy authored an article published by The Legal Intelligencer on July 27, 2018.
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 ...
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).
Ropes & Gray LLP
A petitioner's sur-reply should only respond to arguments made in a reply, comment on reply declaration testimony, or point to cross examination testimony.
Davis & Gilbert
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has traditionally refused registration of cannabis and cannabis-related offerings because "use in commerce" under the Trademark Act means "use in lawful commerce" and such offerings were prohibited under federal law.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The Stronger Patents Act just wont go away. While the bill has been introduced several times over the years
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