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Moderna Can’t Invalidate Drug-Delivery Composition Patent
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruled Thursday that Moderna Therapeutics Inc. failed to invalidate claims in Arbutus Biopharma Corp.'s patent covering a drug-delivery composition [...]
Apple, Bose, Others Hit With Koss Headphone Patent Suits
Headphone maker Koss Corp. sued Apple, Bose and three other companies in the Western District of Texas on Wednesday, claiming it developed the "first-ever true [...]
Vape Co. Says Rival Juicing Feud With Phony Instagram Posts
A feud between competing vape manufacturers Puffco and KandyPens ratcheted up a notch Wednesday after Puffco sued KandyPens in Delaware federal court, claiming the company [...]
Fed. Circ. Won’t Reconsider Sanctions On Patent Atty
The Federal Circuit on Thursday refused to reconsider a sanction imposed on an intellectual property attorney for making an argument not allowed under patent law, [...]
Led Zeppelin Comes To The Weeknd’s Rescue In IP Fight
A California federal judge on Wednesday tossed a lawsuit accusing Canadian R&B artist The Weeknd of ripping off a song by a trio of British [...]
Serenity Faces Skeptical Judge As IP Trial With Ferring Wraps
Drugmaker Serenity appears to be facing an uphill battle in its Zoom trial with rival Ferring over patents related to a nighttime urination medication, with [...]
Huawei Judge Denies Expanded Doc Share With Fugitive CFO
The New York federal judge overseeing a case accusing Huawei of Iran sanctions violations, bank fraud and other charges on Thursday refused to expand what [...]
Over O’Malley’s Dissent, CAFC Affirms PTAB View that IPR Claim Amendments Are Subject to Eligibility Analysis
On July 22, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) affirmed a decision of the United States Patent and Trademark Office [...]
DC NFL Team Buys Time With Temporary Name Change
The Washington, D.C., NFL team said Thursday it will immediately drop its Native American name and logo until new ones are selected, a move experts [...]
Full Fed. Circ. Won’t Redo Its Reversal Of Uber’s PTAB Loss
The full Federal Circuit has refused to revisit its reversal of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's decision that Uber failed to show that a [...]
Alaska Airlines Ad Infringed Copyrighted Mural, Artist Says
An Oakland-based artist hit Alaska Airlines Inc. with a copyright infringement suit in California federal court Thursday, alleging it used an image of one of [...]
Texas Not The Place For Instagram Influencer Image Fight
Dallas-based fashion influencer platform RewardStyle can't use Texas courts to force rival company ShopStyle to participate in a pre-suit deposition related to its claim that [...]
Tesla Claims Electric Truck Startup Poached Workers, Stole IP
Tesla Inc. has hit Rivian Automotive Inc. with a lawsuit in California state court, accusing the Plymouth, Michigan-based electric truck startup of heavily recruiting its [...]
Intercontinental Fights To Remain In Chicago Merc’s TM Suit
Intercontinental Exchange Inc. has challenged the Chicago Mercantile Exchange's bid to voluntarily dismiss it as a defendant in CME's trademark infringement suit, calling it a [...]
9th Circ. Sends Monster Energy’s IP Win Back For Fresh Look
The Ninth Circuit on Wednesday rolled back a $5 million verdict for Monster Energy Co. in a trademark and trade dress case against a Florida [...]
How PTAB Reviews Examiner Errors For IPR Institution
Jeffrey Townes and Hongling Zou at Cozen O’Connor explore how the Patent Trial and Appeal Board reviews examiner errors, because although the board has recently [...]
Uber Sees A Chance For Tax Structure Overhaul In Pandemic
A tax executive for Uber Technologies Inc. said Thursday the coronavirus pandemic had become an opportunity for the ride-sharing and food delivery service to reexamine [...]
Fla. Jury Selection Success Shows Viability Of Remote Trials
The success of a Broward County, Florida, court earlier this month in conducting jury selection online is a true testament of faith in the jury [...]
6 Ways GCs Can Assess Insider Threat Risk
General counsel should ask team members in information technology, security and compliance about data loss prevention and other processes to evaluate workers’ potential to breach [...]
Patent Filings Roundup: Gig Economy Targeted, Takeda Defends ADHD Drug VYVANSE®, Snap’s Me-too Joinder Petitions Discretionarily Denied
It was a relatively light week in the district court compared with recent memory, with 56 new complaints filed; the Patent Trial and Appeal Board [...]
Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sued Over Rihanna ‘Spoiled Brat’ Socks
The owner of a "Spoiled Brat" trademark for a clothing line has sued Jay-Z's entertainment agency Roc Nation LLC in Florida for allegedly infringing on [...]
Fidelity Says Ex-VP Fled To Merrill Lynch With Trade Secrets
A former executive at Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC took clients and a trove of trade secrets with him when he jumped ship for Merrill Lynch, [...]
Pandemic Lays Bare The Inequities Inherent In The Bar Exam
The outrage over the life-altering consequences of decisions being made around state bar exams during the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the classism built into the [...]
Judge Says ‘Bright Light’ Must Be Shined On Liebowitz
A Manhattan federal judge is refusing to halt a sanctions order requiring copyright lawyer Richard Liebowitz to inform current and future clients about his "extraordinary [...]
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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5 Intellectual Property Assets You Should Protect

7th May 2020 Intellectual Property Protection | Sveth Milanes

Trade Marks "A product can be quickly outdated, but a...

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WIPO – The Division and Merger of International Registrations

1st May 2020 International Trade Marks | Jax Floro

Starting 1 February 2019, the Common Regulations under the Madrid...

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What you need to know about Consignment

21st April 2020 Startups | Johanne Sarcilla

Ever heard of the stores Blue Spinach? Poshmark? The RealReal?...

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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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