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Travel Reward App Can't Escape American Airlines' TM Suit
A Texas federal judge refused to toss American Airlines' trademark infringement suit accusing The Points Guy of tricking the airline's loyalty members into sharing login [...]
9th Circ. Says Delta-8 Vapes Are Federally Lawful In TM Case
The Ninth Circuit has held that the 2018 federal Farm Bill that legalized hemp nationwide also legalized some products containing Delta-8-THC, a psychoactive chemical compound [...]
Ex-Claims Court Chief Chides Warren's Drug Pricing Plan
Sen. Elizabeth Warren's suggestion for how to lower prescription drug costs by using branded companies' patents without permission doesn't hold up to legal scrutiny, according [...]
Gilstrap Won't Rearrange Patent Trials To Let Google Go First
Eastern District of Texas Judge Rodney Gilstrap refused Friday to consolidate in a single trial cases against Google, Waze and Samsung over location sharing patents, or to hold the Google [...]
Brand Battles: Starbucks Goes After 'Starbarks' Pet TM
In Law360's latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Starbucks is trying to block a trademark application for "Starbarks," its [...]
Gilead Loses Patent Case Over Lexiscan Generic
Gilead lost its bid to use patent law to shield its Lexiscan brand of cardiac stress agent from generic competition from Pfizer when the top [...]
Walmart Gets E-Commerce Trade Secrets Suit Sent To Ark.
A Texas appellate court has ruled that a forum selection clause in Walmart Inc.'s contract with software developer Fintiv Inc. to create a mobile e-commerce [...]
FTC Chair Concerned ITC Being Misused In FRAND Cases
Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan has told the U.S. International Trade Commission that she's "increasingly concerned" that holders of standard-essential patents are sometimes using [...]
Pandora's Anti-SLAPP IP Defense Faces Skeptical 9th Circ.
Two judges sitting on a Ninth Circuit panel appeared skeptical Friday of Pandora's argument that it is shielded under California's anti-SLAPP statute from copyright claims [...]
Fed. Circ. Upholds Inventor's $7M Win Against Microsoft
A New York federal court rightly found that Microsoft owes an inventor $7 million for infringing his database patent, but the judge erred by not [...]
Fed. Circ. Makes Gilstrap Hear USAA Mobile Check Patent Suit
The Federal Circuit on Friday revived software company Mitek's suit seeking a ruling that it and its bank customers do not infringe the USAA mobile [...]
Address Pros And Cons In Building Fintech Patent Portfolios
Christopher Johns and Michael Young at Finnegan discuss how counsel at fintech companies can maximize the opportunities offered by patent harvesting programs for businesses amid [...]
Career DOJ Atty Leaves Gov't To Join Boston Compliance Co.
A veteran U.S. Department of Justice prosecutor has departed to join a Boston-based compliance firm, telling Law360 in an interview Friday that he'll use his [...]
PTAB Cites Fintiv To Deny 2 Patent Challenges From Tech Co.
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board used its discretion under the Fintiv precedent to shoot down two challenges to patents owned by WSOU Investments LLC, [...]
IP Hires: Womble Bond, Perilla Knox, Linklaters
Womble Bond Dickinson has bolstered its patent law practice with the addition of intellectual property attorneys from Kacvinsky Daisak Bluni and Polsinelli, and a former [...]
Health Hires: Pharvaris, VistaGen, Dykema
Life sciences-focused companies Pharvaris and VistaGen Therapeutics Inc. have named new heads of their legal departments, while Dykema Gossett PLLC has snapped up the former [...]
Ex-MLBer Says Spring Training Makes Fla. Ideal For Bat IP Suit
A Major League Baseball bat-making business run by ex-New York Mets player Yoenis Céspedes says a trademark infringement lawsuit against the company's former owner should [...]
Ex-Morgan Lewis IP Co-Lead Moves To DLA Piper
DLA Piper has added the co-leader of Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP's trademark and copyright litigation practice to its own trademark copyright and media group. [...]
2021 Patent Litigation: A Year In Review
Western District of Texas Judge Alan Albright solidified his position as the most popular judge for patent disputes in 2021, raking in 23% of all [...]
ADI Lied About Breaking Export Law, Engineer On Trial Says
A former Analog Devices Inc. engineer on trial for trade secrets theft said the semiconductor company not only engaged in the same conduct that landed [...]
The real deal: how pharma determines if items are counterfeit
Pharma counsel can look at suspicious packaging, online sellers and other signs to learn whether products are fake, say sources at Merck, Gilead and Organon [...]
The real deal: how pharma counsel spot counterfeit drugs
Pharma counsel can look at suspicious packaging, online sellers and other signs to learn whether products are fake, say sources at Merck, Gilead and Organon [...]
The real deal: how pharma determines if items are counterfeit
Pharma counsel can look at suspicious packaging, online sellers and other signs to learn whether products are fake, say sources at Merck, Gilead and Organon [...]
Woebot gets $90M Funding

19th May 2022 AI and Robotics | Alessandra Maxine

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Huskee is a design company that found a way to...

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1st April 2022 Privacy | Jax Floro

New Zealand’s Privacy Act 2020, amending Privacy Act 1993, was...

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Phase Out of the Innovation Patent

11th March 2022 Patent | Bianca Ysabel

On February 2020, the Australian Government started the 18-month long...

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Brunellino Wins Bad Faith Trade Mark case in China

8th February 2022 Trade Marks | Alessandra Maxine

Brunello di Montalcino is one of the most well known...

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What Is A Series Trade Mark Application?

27th January 2022 Trade Marks | Jax Floro

A trade mark is your most valuable marketing tool. It...

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Freight Industry Embracing AI

24th December 2021 AI and Robotics | Bianca Ysabel

In the past year, businesses that adopted virtual platforms have...

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The Catastrophic Facebook Outage

24th November 2021 Social Media and Marketing | Alessandra Maxine

On 5 October 2021, "Sorry, something went wrong," greeted every...

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NVIDIA dominating the AI Chips

2nd November 2021 Technology | Jax Floro

Its cat related NVIDIA, one of our favorite brands! How...

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Privilege Creep and Your Data Security

14th October 2021 Data Security | Bianca Ysabel

The term “privilege creep” refers to the gradual accumulation of...

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Bvlgari Snake Head Design Enjoys Copyright in China

17th September 2021 Copyright | Alessandra Maxine

In April 2021, the Beijing Intellectual Property Court (‘BIPC’) announced...

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Oral Agreements – Can You Enforce These?

27th August 2021 Contracts | Jax Floro

In Australia, oral agreements can be enforceable. So, it should...

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