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Juno Awarded Over $1.1B In Final Judgment For IP Case
A California federal judge on Wednesday entered final judgment awarding Juno Therapeutics and Sloan Kettering enhanced damages of over $389 million while boosting the total [...]
WWE Wrestler Ric Flair’s LLC Loses Bid For ‘Nature Boy’ Mark
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has rejected Ric Flair LLC’s bid to score a mark for the legendary pro wrestler’s “Nature Boy” nickname, saying [...]
Ex-BigLaw Attys’ Patent Firm Resolves Suit Against Lyft
A patent-licensing company founded by former WilmerHale and Kirkland & Ellis LLP partners said Wednesday it has resolved a dispute with Lyft over methods of [...]
Intel, Universities Support Freeing Up IP To Fight COVID-19
The push to free up intellectual property to fight the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to expand, with Intel and Medtronic, key research universities and others [...]
Jaguar, Bentley Say Pandemic Warrants Pushing Oct. IP Trial
Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. and Bentley Motors Ltd. on Tuesday asked a Virginia federal judge to postpone an October trial in their dispute over a [...]
Owlcam Investors Say Amazon Aided Executives’ Self-Dealing
Executives at Owlcam shortchanged investors with help from Amazon in a scheme to sell the dashboard camera maker's intellectual property to the tech titan in [...]
Nixon Peabody Beats Sanctions Bid Claiming Docs ‘Scheme’
A Maryland federal judge on Wednesday denied Wonder World Learning LLC's bid to sanction Nixon Peabody LLP and its client for allegedly running a "massive [...]
ITC Judge Says Inequitable Conduct Dooms LilleBaby Patent
A U.S. International Trade Commission judge has cleared several baby carrier makers of infringing a patent owned by rival LilleBaby, ruling that the patent is [...]
Fed. Circ. Says PTAB Wrongly Upheld Lighting Science Patent
The Federal Circuit ruled Wednesday that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board incorrectly upheld part of a Lighting Science Group Corp. LED patent, finding that [...]
Fed. Circ. Overturns Ruling On Color Packaging Trade Dress
The Federal Circuit issued a precedential ruling Wednesday about when colors can be protected under trademark law, overturning a decision that the appeals court said [...]
Facilitating Innovation to Fight Coronavirus Act— Legislation That’s a Mixed Bag
Draft legislation has emerged that ostensibly would boost rapid innovation to combat the coronavirus. Bottom line: The bill is a mixed bag with a lot [...]
Fed Circ. Revives Mylan Bid To Invalidate Relistor Patent
The Federal Circuit revived a Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. bid to invalidate the patent for opioid-induced constipation drug Relistor, ruling Wednesday that a lower court was [...]
Fed. Circ. Rules BASF’s Polymer Patent Row Wrongly Axed
The Federal Circuit on Wednesday reversed a Georgia federal court’s decision invalidating BASF Corp.’s polymer patent claims asserted against SNF Holding Co., Flopam Inc. and [...]
Fed. Circ. Weighs Sealing Standard In Uniloc, Apple IP Suit
A Federal Circuit panel grappled Wednesday with Uniloc’s bid to reverse a California federal court order refusing to seal its licensing terms in a 2018 [...]
Sneaker Retailer Urges 4th Circ. To Maintain Nike Ad Ban
Retail chain Fleet Feet is urging the Fourth Circuit to uphold a ruling that forced Nike to drop the slogan "Sport Changes Everything," calling the [...]
Apple Wants $85M WiLAN Patent Verdict Wiped Out
Apple urged a California federal judge on Tuesday to scrap or significantly lower an $85 million jury verdict for infringing WiLAN's wireless patents, arguing that [...]
Fall Out Boy Settles IP Suit Over Llama Puppets
A year after a puppet studio accused Fall Out Boy of exploiting the image of a pair of llama puppets, with one fittingly named Royal [...]
Your Licensees’ Patent Marking Program is Also Your Concern
As an in-house IP attorney, you may take comfort in knowing that your patent marking program is thorough, well-established, and properly executed. You have standardized [...]
Fed. Circ. Rules Voluntary Dismissal Doesn’t Thwart Fee Bid
A patent owner can seek attorney fees after agreeing to settle an infringement lawsuit brought by his former employer, the Federal Circuit has ruled in [...]
Fed. Circ. Won’t Revisit Letting PTAB Review Indefinite IP
The full Federal Circuit won’t rethink a panel’s decision allowing the Patent Trial and Appeal Board to determine if patent claims are obvious or anticipated [...]
Predicting COVID-19’s IP Impact From Past Recessions’ Stats
Analysis of U.S. patent data from the last two recessions enables predictions about trends we may see during the COVID-19 recession, including a large decline [...]
CAFC Says Removal Improper, Trade Secret Case Didn’t Necessarily Raise Patent Law Issues
In a precedential opinion, Intellisoft v. Acer, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC), in a decision authored by Judge Dyk, held that [...]
Judge Balks At Hemp-Drying IP Default, Citing Lack Of Nexus
A Colorado federal judge on Monday yanked a default judgment in a patent suit over cannabis-drying technology, saying that while the alleged infringer's lack of [...]
US Department of Energy (DOE) Seeks Patent Attorney
The Department of Energy (DOE) is looking for a Patent Attorney to join its law practice and be responsible for the protection and administration of Intellectual Property (IP) matters [...]
How to Register a Trade Mark in the Philippines

27th March 2020 International Trade Marks | Sveth Milanes

Trade mark registration in the Philippines is administered by the...

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Intellectual Property in Websites and Copyright Issues

11th March 2020 Intellectual Property Protection | Jax Floro

Your website represents your business on the Internet and it...

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CCPA: How to comply with the New California Consumer Privacy Act

3rd March 2020 Privacy | Johanne Sarcilla

The New California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 has been...

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Vodka Wars: KWM, SPI Group Wins Long-Running Stolichnaya Trade Mark Case

21st February 2020 Trade Marks | SVETH MILANES

King & Wood Mallesons, in a 15-year trade mark case,...

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Is “Innocent” Copyright Infringement a Defence to Copyright Infringement?

13th February 2020 Copyright | Jax Floro

Copyright is a form of legal protection automatically provided to...

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Intellectual Property in the Workplace: to whom does it belong?

5th February 2020 Contracts | Johanne Sarcilla

In the Information Age, intellectual property is a very valuable...

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How Much does it Cost to Register a Trade Mark in Australia?

29th January 2020 Trade Marks | Sveth Milanes

Trade marks play a vital role in your business. A...

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Websites and Copyright

19th January 2020 Copyright | Jaclyn-Mae Floro

When you are building a website to advertise and promote...

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The Art of Writing Contracts in Plain English

2nd January 2020 Contracts | Johanne Sarcilla

Why can’t lawyers write in plain English? Why do lawyers...

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Trade Mark Symbols and How to Use Them

23rd December 2019 Trade Marks | Sveth Milanes

Using trade mark symbols is important to help identify your...

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Key Considerations Before Applying for a Design Registration

13th December 2019 Design Law | Jax Floro

You work in an industry where design innovation is important,...

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How Long Does It Take To Register A Trade Mark in the United States?

8th December 2019 International Trade Marks | Sveth Milanes

You can register intellectual property rights in the United States...

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