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Iancu, Michel and Other PTAB Masters Panelists Float Ways to Make the System Better
Speakers at IPWatchdog’s PTAB Masters 2024 program this week predicted there will be little movement on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) Advance Notice [...]
Liquidia Urges SCOTUS to Restore Preclusive Effect to PTAB Final Written Decisions
Last week, biopharmaceutical company Liquidia Technologies filed a petition for writ of certiorari with the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal a Federal Circuit ruling that [...]
Expediting Psychedelics Approvals In The US And Canada
Accelerated regulatory pathways for psychedelics in the U.S. and Canada play a pivotal role in the progression of drugs, devices and novel therapies toward commercialization, [...]
Pfizer Says Moderna Telling FDA One Thing, PTAB Another
Pfizer has told the Patent Trial and Appeal Board that the language Moderna used to quickly gain approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration [...]
Haynes Boone IP Partner Rejoins Alston & Bird In LA
Alston & Bird LLP has rehired a Haynes and Boone LLP partner to its Los Angeles intellectual property practice after she worked for years in [...]
Fed. Circ. In Jan.: One Word Can Affect Claim Construction
The Federal Circuit's recent Pacific Biosciences v. Personal Genomics decision highlights how even construction of a simple term can be dispositive, and thus disputed, in [...]
Guardant Diagnostics Patent Survives PTAB Challenge
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has refused to invalidate claims of a Guardant Health diagnostics patent, which had been challenged by TwinStrand Biosciences, finding [...]
Playing Competitive Tennis Makes Me A Better Lawyer
My experience playing competitive tennis has highlighted why prioritizing exercise and stress relief, maintaining perspective under pressure, and supporting colleagues in pursuit of a common [...]
Prison For Apple IP Thief Would Warn Silicon Valley, Feds Say
California federal prosecutors asked a judge for a one-year prison sentence for a former Apple engineer who pled guilty to stealing trade secrets from the [...]
Susman Godfrey Can't Duck Out Of Arigna IP Fight, BMW Says
BMW has argued in Virginia federal court that attorneys at Susman Godfrey LLP should not be able to drop out as counsel for Arigna Technology, [...]
The Federal Circuit Could Make the ITC a More Appealing Forum
In a pending case, the Federal Circuit is primed to provide much-needed clarity on the economic prong of the domestic industry requirement at the United [...]
FTC Backs CoStar Rival's Counterclaims At 9th Circ.
The Federal Trade Commission asked the Ninth Circuit on Friday to revive Commercial Real Estate Exchange Inc.'s antitrust counterclaims against commercial real estate information firm CoStar, [...]
CareDx Hit With $96M Infringement Verdict Over DNA Test IP
A Delaware jury has moved to award Natera over $96 million in damages after finding that rival CareDx infringed one of its patents through the [...]
Don't Keep Us Out Of ITC, Startup Says In Apple Watch Row
A Silicon Valley medical device startup that wants the U.S. International Trade Commission to ban certain health-related features from being employed by new Apple Watches [...]
Walbro, Carter Carburetor Put Price-Hike Dispute To Rest
First Brands Group subsidiary Carter Carburetor and manufacturer Walbro have reached an agreement to resolve claims that Carter improperly raised prices and canceled orders after [...]
Del. Jury Finds ScentAir Didn't Infringe Liquid Air Freshener IP
A Delaware federal jury has found that ScentAir Technologies LLC didn't infringe two patents covering removable cartridges for liquid diffusion air fresheners, but said they [...]
The March-In Drug Price Control Narrative Crumbles While Its Damage to American Innovation Grows
It was little more than a month ago when the Biden Administration unleashed its draft guidelines for applying the march-in provisions of the Bayh-Dole Act. [...]
Conn. IP Atty Can Send Holiday Cards To Rival's Clients
A Connecticut magistrate judge ruled Monday that while a settlement agreement barring an intellectual property attorney from contacting his ex-partner's clients extends to the attorney's [...]
Amazon Can't Escape Streaming Patent Infringement Suit
A California federal judge denied a bid by Amazon and its streaming platform unit Twitch Monday to toss a patent infringement suit over video streaming [...]
Clase Azul Maker Says Similar Tequila TM Vexes Customers
The creator of Clase Azul tequila told a Houston federal judge Monday that the emergence of Delaware-based Casa Azul Spirits LLC is creating confusion in [...]
The Top Attys In Clinton's Impeachment Trial, 25 Years Later
One of them just went to federal prison, and another famously beat a federal indictment. One has been seeking the White House, and another has [...]
5th Circ. Partly Backs Finding In Rolex Trademark Case
The Fifth Circuit has backed a lower court's finding that luxury watchmaker Rolex had its trademarks infringed by a company that sold counterfeit watches, but [...]
The Pop Culture Docket: Judge Djerassi On Super Bowl 52
Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Ramy Djerassi discusses how Super Bowl 52, in which the Philadelphia Eagles prevailed over the New England Patriots, provides [...]
3 Ex-DHS Staffers Get Prison, Probation For Software Theft
Three former U.S. Department of Homeland Security employees have been sentenced to prison or probation for their alleged roles in conspiring to steal proprietary software [...]
Registering a Personal Name as a Trade Mark

30th January 2024 Trade Marks | Bianca Ysabel

Names are powerful. A name can be an imperative personal...

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Unimals: Builders of Smarter AI

29th December 2023 AI and Robotics | Jax Floro

Over 6 million years, nature procured some simple single-celled organisms...

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What Makes A Trade Mark Distinctive?

28th November 2023 Trade Marks | Alessandra Maxine

A trade mark is a sign that distinguishes your business...

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Australian Trademark Process: Everything You Need to Know

30th October 2023 Trade Marks | Bianca Ysabel

A trade mark protects your brand and distinguishes your product...

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Ubisoft: A Helping Hand to Indie Developers

29th September 2023 Startups | Jax Floro

Ubisoft is now one of the biggest gaming companies globally....

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IP Protection in The Food Industry

30th August 2023 Intellectual Property Protection | Alessandra Maxine

Food is an essential commodity and is the body's central...

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Twitter Blues: Monetization of the Blue Check Mark

28th July 2023 Social Media and Marketing | Alessandra Maxine

The headlines blew wide when Elon Musk acquired Twitter last...

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Retail Usage of Facial Recognition Technology: Detrimental?

28th June 2023 Technology | Bianca Ysabel

Among the most significant advancements is the innovation of facial...

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China Passes New Data Privacy and Security Laws

25th May 2023 Privacy | Jax Floro

China of late has been keen on legislating new laws...

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Human VS AI: The Lawsuit Against ShotSpotter

27th April 2023 AI and Robotics | Alessandra Maxine

An issue with AI systems used as a security system...

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Puma Vs CAT: The Full Federal Court settles a catfight!

28th March 2023 Trade Marks | Bianca Ysabel

Background On 21 October 2016, Puma SE (‘Puma’) filed a...

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Franchising Code of Conduct Amendments

28th February 2023 Franchising | Jax Floro

The Australian Government has made changes made to the Franchising...

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