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Fed. Circ. Calls For New Damages Trial In Pet IP Row
The Federal Circuit has ordered a new damages trial on an inventor's claim that a pet supply company misappropriated her idea for a skin medicine [...]
Software Co. Seeks $500K Atty Fees After $85K Verdict
An Atlanta-based software company asked a federal judge Wednesday to award it more than $500,000 in attorney fees and costs, having won $85,000 at trial [...]
Novartis Shorted Rival Up To $47M In IP Royalties, Jury Told
EDITING--An economist hired by a Daiichi Sankyo subsidiary testified during a California federal jury trial Wednesday that Novartis owes up to $47.2 million for selling [...]
Facebook Seeks TM Win For 'Outrageous' Record Destruction
Facebook and Instagram asked a California federal judge for a win in a trademark infringement and cybersquatting suit against a domain registrar, arguing that a [...]
International Academics Push for TRIPS COVID IP Waiver Hold-Outs to Drop Opposition
One-hundred-twenty-four professors and academics from around the world have penned an open letter supporting India and South Africa’s proposed waiver of certain provisions of the [...]
Full Fed. Circ. Won't Review Alice Ax Of TV Patent
The full Federal Circuit on Wednesday refused to revisit a decision that a Samba TV content recommendation patent was invalid under the U.S. Supreme Court's [...]
Loeb & Loeb Swipes PTAB Pro From Womble Bond
Loeb & Loeb LLP has hired the head of Womble Bond Dickinson's Patent Trial and Appeal Board practice, who has represented tech companies and others [...]
Southwest Fights Site's Bid To Toss Part Of Data Scrape Suit
Southwest Airlines Co. has hit back against online flight aggregator's argument that a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling dooms the airline's Computer Fraud and [...]
3 Keys To Winning Your Next Oral Argument
To leverage the unique opportunity oral arguments provide to talk directly to judges and contribute to their decision making, attorneys must mind the three hallmarks [...]
Patent Filings Roundup: NPE Targets Cracker Barrel, Realtors; VMWare/Cirba Dispute Heads to Board; Car Jumpstarter Patent Challenged; Funded Semiconductor Litigation Patents Instituted
After last week’s spike in complaints, things returned to steady-state this week, with plaintiffs filing 58 complaints and patent challengers filings 26 petitions (one post [...]
Insurer Says Rosati Frozen Pizza TM Row Isn't Covered
An insurer on Wednesday asked an Illinois federal court to declare it has no duty to defend two brothers embroiled in an underlying trademark dispute [...]
Fed. Circ. Won't Undo Johnson Controls Unit's IP Loss
The Federal Circuit on Wednesday declined to revive video surveillance system patents owned by a Johnson Controls unit, affirming that the company failed to show [...]
GOP Derides Voting Atty Up For 2nd Circ. As 'Radical Activist'
Republican senators blasted Second Circuit nominee Myrna Pérez, a veteran voting rights litigator, as an "extreme partisan advocate" during a confirmation hearing on Wednesday that [...]
High Court NCAA Antitrust Ruling Will Not Help Naomi Osaka
Although the U.S. Supreme Court's recent NCAA v. Alston decision, that restrictions on student-athlete compensation violate antitrust laws, might enable tennis player Naomi Osaka to [...]
NPE Patent Cases Are Up 7% In First Half Of 2021
Patent litigation by nonpracticing entities in the first half of 2021 has gone up compared with the same time frame last year, with one company [...]
7th Circ. Orders Judge Consider Copay Groups In Opana Cert
A Seventh Circuit panel on Tuesday sent a class certification decision back for partial reconsideration because an Illinois federal judge didn't analyze the potential for [...]
Pfizer Unit Fights Loss To MSD In Pneumonia Vaccine IP Case
A Pfizer unit urged an appellate court Wednesday to overturn a decision invalidating the patent for its blockbuster Prevnar 13 pneumonia vaccine, saying a judge [...]
WHO Committee Wants Global Rules On Gene-Editing Patents
A World Health Organization committee is encouraging those who hold patents for genome editing tools to make sure access to the technology is equitably spread [...]
Divide On Standing In Patent Cases Needs Fed. Circ. Guidance
As district courts continue to issue conflicting rulings on whether exclusionary rights are necessary for standing to sue under the Patent Act, and until the [...]
Damon Dash Hits Jay-Z With New Suit Over Streaming Rights
Jay-Z is facing a new lawsuit in New York state court from his Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Damon Dash, claiming the superstar stole the streaming rights [...]
Former In-House Global IP Head Pivots To Smith Gambrell
Smith Gambrell Russell LLP has added the former global head of an animal health biotech and pharmaceutical company, bringing to the Atlanta office a former scientist who developed [...]
British American Tobacco Invalidates Philip Morris' E-Cig IP
A judge invalidated four Philip Morris patents for e-cigarette technology, siding with British American Tobacco on Wednesday and ruling that the developments were obvious in light of [...]
Dickinson Wright Adds 7 Attys To IP Practice
Dickinson Wright PLLC recently added seven attorneys and one patent agent to its intellectual property practice, adding bulk in four of the firm's offices. [...]
Doing it Their Way: Leaders Share Tips for Helping Women to Make it in the IP Game
Panelists on yesterday’s IPWatchdog webinar, “We Did it Our Way: Women IP Trailblazers Share Their Incredible Journeys” explained that, while the challenges they have had [...]
Copyright Protection of a Logo

2nd July 2021 Copyright | Jax Floro

A logo trade mark is an artistic work that functions...

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AI is Revolutionizing Education

3rd June 2021 Technology | Alessandra Maxine

"Our intelligence is what makes us human, and AI is...

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Australian Intellectual Property Report 2021

20th May 2021 Trade Marks | Jax Floro

Trade marks A trade mark is a type of intellectual...

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The Trade Mark Opposition Process

Trade Marks | Jax Floro

As the owner of a trade mark, you are responsible...

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What are Smart Contracts?

19th April 2021 Contracts | Jax Floro

Blockchain is a technology that is built on Bitcoin and...

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What You Need To Know About the Modern Slavery Act 2018

1st March 2021 Globalisation | ADMIN

The Modern Slavery Act 2018 (Cth) (the ‘Act’) entered into...

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Series Trade Mark Applications

3rd February 2021 Trade Marks | ADMIN

What Is A Series Trade Mark Application? A trade mark...

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Copyright Protection of a Logo

30th December 2020 Copyright | ADMIN

“God holds the copyright, as the sole author of life.”...

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Food and Grocery Code of Conduct Amendments – A new “Fair Go”

20th November 2020 Commercial | Sveth Milanes

The Food and Grocery Code of Conduct (the ‘Code’) serves...

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Who Owns the Copyright in an Interview or Social Media Post?

30th October 2020 Copyright | Jax Floro

We live in a world where a “tap” or a...

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Can you Protect your Family Recipe under the Law of Intellectual Property?

11th October 2020 Intellectual Property Protection | Jax Floro

Traditionally, recipes are either passed down to the next generation...

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IP Australia – New Trade Mark Fees Effective 1 October 2020

28th September 2020 Trade Marks | Jill Junio

In 2019, IP Australia conducted reviews of its fee schedules...

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