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Harrity & Harrity Named Best Midsize Firm To Work For
Virginia-based patent prosecution firm Harrity & Harrity LLP is this year's best midsize law firm to work for, according to Vault.com's annual rankings released Thursday. [...]
Apple Sued For Allegedly Stealing Racially Diverse Emojis
The creator of a set of emojis that exhibit varied skin tones sued Apple Inc. in Texas federal court Friday, claiming the tech giant infringed [...]
Blank Rome Faces DQ Bid After Night Call To Client’s Rival
A Blank Rome partner's alleged late night phone call to a Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa executive is now at the center of a fight [...]
Philips Hits Intel, HP With Patent Suits Over Digital Video
Philips filed patent infringement complaints in Delaware federal court on Thursday against a slew of tech giants, accusing Intel, HP, Dell, LG, Lenovo, MediaTek and [...]
High Court Told $268M Hearing Aid Patent Award Flouts Law
Cochlear Corp. has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review a $268 million judgment against it for infringing hearing aid patents, saying the award was [...]
‘Concerned’ Fed. Circ. Won’t Transfer Google Suit From EDTX
The Federal Circuit on Friday denied Google's bid to order Eastern District of Texas Judge Rodney Gilstrap to transfer Personalized Media Communications' infringement suit against [...]
Brand Battles: Atty Picks New Fight With Conan Doyle Estate
In Law360's latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, an attorney who previously secured a copyright victory against the estate [...]
In Her Own Words: 4 Of Ginsburg’s Strongest Bench Dissents
As the senior member of the Supreme Court’s often frustrated minority, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s iconic voice in recent years often sounded in dissent — [...]
With The Loss Of Ginsburg, The Left Loses An Iconic Anchor
With the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the court's liberal wing loses her vote, her unique voice in the most politically divisive cases, and [...]
Tesla’s $168M ‘Saboteur’ Defamation Suit Trimmed
A Nevada federal judge said Thursday that a former Tesla employee improperly leaked confidential information to the media and Tesla's statements labeling him a "saboteur" [...]
Arctic Cat Asks High Court To Undo $27M Slash To Patent Win
Arctic Cat has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to undo a decision reducing a patent infringement award it won against Bombardier by more than $27 [...]
BREAKING: Justice Ginsburg, 87, Dies After Cancer Battle
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the longest-serving liberal member of the U.S. Supreme Court, has died, the court announced Friday night, opening a Supreme Court vacancy [...]
Gilead Accused Of Paying To Stave Off HIV Drug Competition
Gilead Sciences Inc. was accused in a new proposed antitrust class action of scheming to keep generic alternatives of its HIV treatment Truvada off the [...]
Facebook Tells Justices PTAB Win Justifies Fee Award
Facebook has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to affirm a $4,400 fee award, saying the Federal Circuit correctly applied the high court's precedent in determining [...]
Wholesaler Fights To Stay Suboxone Product-Hop Class Rep
Drug wholesaler Rochester Drug Co-Operative is defending its role as a class representative for Suboxone buyers suing Indivior Inc. over an alleged product-hop scheme in [...]
Other Barks & Bites for Friday, September 18: USPTO Announces COVID-19 Provisional Patent Pilot, Copyright Office Issues MMA Ruling and China Issues Draft Patent Linkage Measures
This week in Other Barks & Bites: China’s IP agency announces that registered trademarks have increased past 28 million and also releases draft patent linkage [...]
‘Gnarly Head’ Winery Beats ‘Gnarled Orchard’ Cider Trademark
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board is refusing to allow a Virginia company to register "Gnarled Orchard" as a trademark for hard cider, ruling the [...]
Law Firm Hiring Considerations In A COVID-19 Economy
Financially robust law firms are entering the recruiting market aggressively knowing that dislocations like the COVID-19 crisis present rare competitive opportunities, and firms that remain [...]
How Pharma Cos. Can Evaluate Alliance Agreements’ Validity
Alliance agreements can help pharmaceutical companies collaborate and resolve patent infringement disputes, especially during these uncertain pandemic times, but may draw questions concerning legitimacy if [...]
IP Hires: K&L Gates, Kirkland, White & Case
K&L Gates, Kirkland and White & Case are the latest firms to bolster their intellectual property practices, bringing on partners they snapped up from Knobbe [...]
PTAB Factors For Instituting IPR: What The Stats Show
Statistical analysis of 24 Patent Trial and Appeal Board decisions applying the factors for denying inter partes review, derived from the recent Apple v. Fintiv [...]
‘Clash Of Clans’ Game Maker Owes $8.5M, Texas Jury Says
A Texas federal jury on Friday morning found the company behind the wildly popular "Clash of Clans" mobile game infringed five patents held by Japanese [...]
USPTO Council on Expanding Innovation Gets Mixed Reactions
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) earlier this week announced the creation of the National Council for Expanding American Innovation (NCEAI), an initiative ostensibly [...]
Squire Patton Boggs Is Seeking to Hire a Patent Attorney or Agent
Squire Patton Boggs is seeking to hire a Patent Attorney or Agent with a minimum of three years of experience in patent prosecution to join [...]
ATMOSS: The Australian Trade Mark Database

15th September 2020 Trade Marks | Sveth Milanes

The primary function of a trade mark is to designate...

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IP Report 2020 on Trade Mark Filing Statistics in Australia and Overseas

6th September 2020 Trade Marks | Jax Floro

A trade mark is a way for customers to recognize...

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U.S. Supreme Court Overturns USPTO Trade Mark Refusal Against Booking.com

28th August 2020 Trade Marks | Jill Junio

Booking.com is an Amsterdam based digital travel company that provides...

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European Union (EU) Individuals and California Residents Privacy Policy

23rd August 2020 Privacy | Sveth Milanes

A privacy policy is a form of disclosure as to...

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Author’s Copyright Protection

14th August 2020 Copyright | Jax Floro

The author/s of a work is the first owner of...

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ACCC Putting Foot Down, Demanding Transparency and Accountability from APRA

6th August 2020 Copyright | Jill Junio

There are many copyright users who wish to make use...

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New Privacy Law Regime – $10 million in Penalties

24th July 2020 Privacy | Jax Floro

The Federal Government has announced important changes to the Privacy...

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Google Loses Appeal as French Courts Uphold a Monster Fine of 50 Million Euros!

17th July 2020 Privacy | Jill Junio

France’s Highest Administrative Court (“Conseil d’Etat”) seals with finality the...

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Your Legals for Opening a Clothing Store!

9th July 2020 Startups | Jax Floro

Opening a business, and starting your own clothing line, is...

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5 IP Protection Mantras Every Business Should Follow

18th June 2020 Intellectual Property Protection | Sveth Milanes

Intellectual property (IP) is a very important part of a...

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2019 Mandatory Wording for Warranties against Defects when supplying Services

5th June 2020 Contracts | Johanne Sarcilla

Consumer Guarantees under the ACL A business may choose to...

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The Difference Between a Warranty and Indemnity

20th May 2020 Contracts | Jax Floro

Warranties and indemnities are both forms of contractual protection that...

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