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Jaguar Sues VW, Audi, Porsche, Lamborghini Over Drive Tech
Jaguar Land Rover on Thursday filed patent infringement suits against Audi, Porsche, Lamborghini and Volkswagen, accusing the automakers of stealing its patented "Terrain Response" system, [...]
Sherwin-Williams Pushes Back On Special Master In IP Suit
Sherwin-Williams urged a federal judge Wednesday not to block its expert in a patent suit against coatings giant PPG from making an argument that allegedly [...]
Fed. Circ. Axes More Claims Of Gree Patent In Supercell Fight
The Federal Circuit on Thursday upheld a Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruling that struck down parts of a virtual city-building patent challenged by "Clash [...]
Fed. Circ. Urged To Reject Intel’s Bid To Undo PTAB Loss
Patent-holding company VLSI Technology LLC has urged the Federal Circuit to affirm a Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruling that upheld its device power management [...]
2nd Circ. Revives TM Suit Over ‘Black Ice’ Air Fresheners
The Second Circuit on Thursday partially revived a suit over "Black Ice" automotive air fresheners, ruling that a New York federal court wrongly decided the [...]
What To Expect From The USPTO In The Biden Administration
Attorneys are not expecting big changes at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office during President-elect Joe Biden's administration, anticipating that he will appoint someone to [...]
Federal Circuit Considers CBM Review Under Thryv on Remand from SCOTUS
On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) in SIPCO, LLC v. Emerson Electric Co. affirmed a determination of the U.S. [...]
Atty Fighting IP Suit Says He’s Not Former Firm’s ‘Property’
A former Slate Law Group associate asked a California federal judge Wednesday to dismiss the law firm's trade secrets suit against him after he was [...]
Fed. Circ. Says Ex-Employer Can’t Take IP Under Calif. Law
A water park attractions company can't claim the rights to three patents co-invented by one of its former employees, the Federal Circuit said Thursday, reversing [...]
Facebook Claims User Cloned 100K Instagram Accounts
A Turkish national is scraping publicly viewable data from more than 100,000 Instagram users to create a network of clone sites, in violation of the [...]
Sonos, Google Trade Forum Shopper Barbs In Speaker IP War
Sonos and Google exchanged allegations of forum-shopping before a California federal judge Thursday, with Sonos arguing that Google's "bare bones" patent suit over speaker technology [...]
HBO Takes MJ Estate’s ‘Neverland’ Arbitration Bid To 9th Circ.
HBO urged a Ninth Circuit panel on Thursday to nix a lower court's order requiring it to arbitrate a $100 million breach of contract suit [...]
9th Circ. Revives Vodka IP Suit Tossed For Atty’s ‘Misconduct’
The Ninth Circuit has revived a trademark lawsuit by a liquor distribution company against Stoli Group USA LLC, ruling that an attorney's "misconduct" was not enough [...]
Patent Filings Roundup: EZ Pass Suit; Broken Smartphone Suppliers; Music Plugin Competitor Suits
It was a light week for Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) filings, with just 18 new petitions, while the district courts remained busy with [...]
Fed. Circ. Urged To Undo Apple’s PTAB Win Over Camera Tech
A Samsung subsidiary is urging the Federal Circuit to overturn a Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruling that struck down parts of a patent for [...]
Fed. Circ. Affirms $107M Inhaler IP Judgment Against GSK
The Federal Circuit on Thursday rejected GlaxoSmithKline LLC's argument that it should get a new damages trial in an intellectual property case, affirming a Delaware [...]
Remedial Measure Evidence Use In IP Cases Needs Clarity
A tension in federal district and circuit courts over whether Federal Rule of Evidence 407, which prohibits post-injury remediation evidence, applies in the intellectual property [...]
Phone Makers Get Limited Look At Fee Deals In 4G IP Suit
The Court of Appeal on Thursday refused to let a Chinese phone maker reclassify a tranche of confidential fee agreements in litigation brought by Mitsubishi [...]
Beware Atty Ethics Rules When Reporting COVID-19 Fraud
Attorneys considering blowing the whistle on False Claims Act violations by recipients of COVID-19 relief may face a number of ethical constraints on their ability [...]
Nintendo Launches Latest Suit Over Game-Hacking Devices
Nintendo is suing an Amazon vendor for copyright violations over devices that allow users to "hack" their Nintendo Switch consoles to play pirated games, the [...]
Copyright for Choreography: When is Copying a Dance a Copyright Violation?
Recent news reports about choreographer JaQuel Knight’s efforts to copyright some of his iconic dance routines, such as Beyoncé’s “Single Ladies,” are a reminder that [...]
LG’s Challenge To Sensor Patent Amendments Draws Scrutiny
When an attorney for LG Electronics told the Patent Trial and Appeal Board on Wednesday that CyWee Group Ltd.'s revised bid to amend a motion sensor patent [...]
Facebook Settles Software Co.’s Final Data Patent Claims
Facebook Inc. and Software Rights Archive LLC have fully settled the infringement claims in their eight-year dispute over a trio of patents for indexing, searching [...]
Prof. Wins $8M IP Trial Against Health Cos, Convicted Ex-Atty
A California federal judge handed an $8 million bench trial win to a retired University of California, Davis, professor Tuesday, finding that a medical devices [...]
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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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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