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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Contributory liability is important for brand owners to consider when seeking to enforce their trademarks online, especially when dealing with online marketplaces.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Over the summer, the United States experienced heatwave after heatwave with the East Coast being hit with record heat well into September. Although it seems that things are finally cooling off, as a patent...
Brown Rudnick LLP
In a trade secret dispute between two franchisors of cookie stores, a federal judge has denied Crumbl's injunction request following claims that fellow cookie franchise Dirty Dough...
Stoll, J. The Court vacated the Board's finding that an asserted prior art reference fails to qualify as analogous art.
Foley & Lardner
This NPR Marketplace article interviews Professor Janet Frelich about her Virginia Law Review paper discussing the changing nature of patents and how they are now more likely to be enforced...
Romano Law
Trademarks are an essential asset to any company, as they provide legal protection for business names, logos, and other identifiers.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
In Tokyo Ohka Koygo., Ltd. v. Fujifilm Electronic Materials U.S.A., Inc., PGR2022-00010, Paper 28 (P.T.A.B. May 31, 2023), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("the Board") held all challenged claims unpatentable for obviousness.
Jones Day
In February 2023, T-Mobile USA, Inc. ("T-Mobile") filed petitions requesting four inter partes reviews ("the T-Mobile IPRs")—two of which challenged U.S. Patent No. 8,630,234 and two of which challenged...
J A Kemp LLP
Crowdfunding can be a great way of raising funds. However, if you fund your business in this way you need to consider carefully how to protect your valuable intellectual property (IP).
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
An article authored by Jason Balich titled "Lessons For UPC Litigation From United States Patent Cases" was published in IAM. Practice before Europe's new Unified Patent Court (UPC) represents uncharted waters...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
In the first federal court ruling of its kind, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has concluded in Thaler v. Perlmutter that "United States copyright law protects...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
Recording Academy CEO, Harvey Mason, Jr., now says that Ghostwriter's AI-generated song "heart on my sleeve," is not eligible for a Grammy award...
Cowan Liebowitz & Latman PC
In addition to registering a hotel or restaurant's name as a service mark, it may be possible to protect its exterior design from unauthorized use or copying by others for the same or similar services...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
The plaintiffs are three organizations that created and own the copyright in technical standards that establish best practices for various industries and products...
Volpe Koenig
In the case of In re Cellect, the Federal Circuit upheld a United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) decision that the patentee's (Cellect's)
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On remand from the Federal Circuit following an appeal and petition for cert to the Supreme Court, the District of Delaware considered whether the claims...
On September 14, with support from the FDA, the FTC issued a policy statement warning brand-name drug manufacturers that improper listing of patents in the FDA's "Approved Drug Products...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
The Federal Circuit recently held that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) was within its discretion to reach different conclusions in a Final Written Decision (FWD)...
Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton
A new type of scam that has emerged that companies need to know about involves calls impersonating USPTO employees. Individuals with malicious intent are taking advantage of technological advancements...
Steptoe & Johnson
Steptoe has been tracking the fast-moving developments in artificial intelligence both in the United States and internationally.
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