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From Home Security to VoIP: Honoring Black Women Inventors of the Last Half-Century
Throughout February, we have recognized some of the earliest Black women inventors, beginning with Martha Jones in 1868 and her patent directed to a corn [...]
The Northern California offices of Squire Patton Boggs is seeking a Patent Attorney or Agent
The Northern California offices of Squire Patton Boggs is seeking a Patent Attorney or Agent with a minimum of three years of experience in patent [...]
Determining Essentiality: An Analysis of SEPs and Tips to Avoid Over-Declaration
A close examination of SEP databases reveals that a large number of patents that have been declared SEPs are not essential.... Patent owners are obliged [...]
Hong Kong Man Charged With Conspiring To Steal GE Secrets
A businessman living in Hong Kong was indicted Thursday on allegations of conspiring to steal semiconductor technology worth millions from General Electric in order to [...]
Arbor Hits FDA With Suit Over Neurological Drug
Arbor Pharmaceuticals LLC has launched a lawsuit in Georgia federal court challenging a U.S. Food and Drug Administration finding that the company said would allow [...]
2nd Circ. Won’t Bar Festival Co. From Selling ‘Woodstock’ Pot
The Second Circuit ruled Friday it won't block the company behind the iconic Woodstock music festival from selling marijuana products, shutting down a challenge from [...]
WDTX Judge Albright Touts Revamped Courtroom Tech
Western District of Texas Judge Alan D. Albright says he made huge upgrades to technology in his Waco courtroom ahead of the trial he's currently [...]
San Diego Schools Sued Over ‘Insult’ Of Mural Destruction
Artist and Chicano-rights activist Salvador Torres has accused the San Diego Unified School District and a contractor of violating federal copyright and California state art-protection [...]
IP Biz In Samsung Infringement Fight Wants A Waco Trial Too
A former Microsoft employee wants U.S. District Judge Alan Albright to send his patent company's infringement case against Samsung Electronics to his courtroom in Waco, [...]
Brand Battles: DC Comics Targets ‘SuperPower’ Shapewear
In Law360's latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, DC Comics is fighting an application for "SuperPower" shapewear, saying people [...]
Clients Likely To Grill Law Firms After Vendor Data Breaches
Revelations that hackers may have stolen documents from Jones Day and Goodwin Procter LLP during cyberattacks on third-party vendors underscore how essential it is to be upfront about [...]
Fed. Circ. Judge Tells Attys Not To Slack Off On Remote Args
Federal Circuit Judge Raymond Chen on Friday warned attorneys to take remote oral arguments as seriously as in-person ones, while doling out advice for patent [...]
Other Barks & Bites for Friday, February 26: Tillis Tells Biden to Oppose Anti-IP Efforts at WTO; China Patent Commercialization Jumps 2.5x During 13th Five-Year Plan; Federal Circuit Finds U.S. Navy Liable for Copyright Infringement
This week in Other Barks & Bites: Senator Tillis asks Biden to snub anti-IP proposals to the World Trade Organization; China’s national IP agency released [...]
PTAB Finds Bike Chain Patent Can’t Stand On 2nd Pass
After a controversial Federal Circuit ruling narrowed when the success of an invention can prove that its corresponding patent is not obvious, the Patent Trial [...]
Hotels’ Bid For Arbitration Docs Should Be Nixed, Court Hears
Online travel agency TravelPass is urging a Texas court to nix a bid by a group of hotels it's suing in an antitrust lawsuit for [...]
4 Paths The Justices Could Take In Arthrex
After the justices weigh the fate of administrative patent judges on Monday in U.S. v. Arthrex, they’re likely to rule in one of four ways, [...]
Alleged Chinese Secret Agent At Stanford Pleads Not Guilty
A Stanford University visiting scholar alleged by prosecutors to be a secret Chinese agent who hid her active duty military status from U.S. immigration officials [...]
Gilstrap Makes Apple’s $506M Patent Trial Loss Final
A Texas federal judge entered a final judgment Friday backing a jury's finding last summer that Apple owes patent management firm PanOptis and related companies [...]
Dish Scores $16.8M Payday Over Pirated Content
A Texas federal judge granted Dish Network's request for a $16.8 million payday from an individual it claims runs a host of websites that illegally [...]
Texas Justices To Decide If Atty Immunity Covers Deal Work
The Texas Supreme Court on Friday agreed to review Haynes and Boone LLP's argument that attorney immunity isn't limited to litigation-related situations and can be [...]
What Biden’s Ethics Pledge Means For Gov’t Revolving Door
Attorneys at Nossaman look at how President Joe Biden’s ethics pledge goes beyond those of his predecessors by imposing post-employment shadow lobbying and golden parachute [...]
Ga. Law Firms’ Trade Secrets Row Sent Back To State Court
A trade secrets fight between two Atlanta-area law firms was kicked back to a Georgia state court Thursday by a federal judge who said an [...]
March Trial Set For Patent Battle Over Glaucoma Treatment
A Novartis AG eye-care spinoff is set to battle two generic-drug makers in long-running litigation over the validity of its glaucoma treatment patent at a [...]
UK Litigation Roundup: Here’s What You Missed In London
This past week in London has seen the self-proclaimed inventor of Bitcoin take action against a group of cryptocurrency developers. law firms Eversheds Sutherland and Gowling [...]
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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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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