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SCOTUS Skeptical that Bad Spaniels is Parody, But Questions Need to Overturn Rogers
At today’s hearing in Jack Daniel’s v. VIP Products, the U.S. Supreme Court Justices suggested to both sides that there might be an easier way [...]
Car Mirror Co. Won't See Atty Fees In Patent Suit Win
Car mirror maker SMR Automotive Systems USA Inc. can't recover attorney fees after winning a jury verdict that defeated a patent infringement suit brought by [...]
Goodwin Adds 3 Ex-White & Case IP Litigators In NY
Goodwin Procter LLP has added three intellectual property litigators previously with White & Case LLP who specialize in life sciences and technology as partners in [...]
App Developer Says Meta Owes Royalties After $175M IP Win
The maker of a walkie-talkie app has asked a Texas federal judge to award it ongoing royalties and supplemental damages after a jury found that [...]
Online Posts Fair Game In American Eagle-Walmart TM Case
American Eagle Outfitters Inc. can submit printouts of online reviews and resellers' listings identifying Walmart's women's jeans as "American Eagle" or lookalikes as evidence of [...]
Helsinki-Based Patent Software Co. IPRally Raises €10 Million
Helsinki-based patent software developer IPRally Technologies announced Tuesday that it closed a €10 million ($10.79 million) Series A funding round led by investment company Endeit [...]
Establishing the Impact of Standard-Documentation on SEP Validity
Standard-documentation from online sources maintained by standard setting organizations (SSOs) is usually an important source of relevant prior art. Such prior art can include technical [...]
Superdry Sells IP Rights In Asia For $50M
U.K. clothing brand Superdry PLC said Wednesday it has sold its intellectual property assets in much of the Asia Pacific region to South Korea's Cowell [...]
Justices Muse Over Influencers In Review Of TM Law's Reach
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday grappled with the question of when federal trademark law can be applied to foreign conduct, with the justices posing [...]
IRobot Wins ITC Block Of SharkNinja Floor Cleaner Imports
The U.S. International Trade Commission on Tuesday blocked the importation of SharkNinja's robotic floor cleaners, upholding a judge's finding that the company infringed one of [...]
Judge Grants Partial Class Cert. in Qualcomm Investor Suit
A California federal judge won't certify a proposed class of investors in a stock-drop suit against Qualcomm Inc. regarding the class' alleged licensing misrepresentation claims, [...]
NIH Won't Seize Patents To Cut Price Of Cancer Drug Xtandi
The National Institutes of Health on Tuesday rejected a petition urging the government to lower the price of the prostate cancer drug Xtandi by using [...]
Patent Attorney Sued In Facial Recognition Tech Dispute
A Washington inventor has accused his patent attorney of working behind his back to add two business partners to his patent application and then helping [...]
Freeman Normand, Boies Schiller Beat DQ Bid In Bitcoin Fight
A Florida federal magistrate judge on Monday rejected an attempt by self-professed bitcoin inventor Craig Wright to disqualify Freedman Normand Friedland LLP and Boies Schiller [...]
Judge Upholds $218M Jury Loss Against PNC In Patent Case
A Texas federal judge has denied PNC Bank's fight against a $218.4 million verdict in a patent case involving USAA, while also denying the association's [...]
Justices Seek Abitron Parties’ Help in Articulating Bounds of Extraterritorial Application of Lanham Act
The U.S. Supreme Court today heard oral arguments in Abitron Austria GmbH v. Hetronic International, Inc., which asks the Court to consider whether the U.S. [...]
Copycat Michigan Custard Online Site Claims Require A Jury
A Michigan federal judge on Tuesday said a jury will have to decide whether a custard company squatted a competitor's website and deferred traffic to [...]
USPTO Set To Launch Financial Break For Small Businesses
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is cutting down the financial burden on certain small businesses maneuvering patent proceedings like examinations and appeals, according to [...]
Amgen Must Face Regeneron's Bundling Antitrust Suit
Amgen can't escape a lawsuit accusing it of using a bundling scheme to increase the sales of its cholesterol drug Repatha and push competitors out [...]
Post Malone Inks 11th-Hour Deal Ahead Of 'Circles' IP Trial
Post Malone and an artist who claims he helped write the rapper's hit song "Circles" reached an out-of-court settlement Tuesday morning just ahead of a [...]
FTC Warns Of Harm In Generic Parkinson's Drug Antitrust Suit
The Federal Trade Commission told a Delaware federal court that patients could be significantly harmed by the types of distribution restrictions and other activity that [...]
BlackBerry Says Sale Of 32K Patents Could Generate $900M
Canadian software company BlackBerry Ltd. said Tuesday it has agreed to sell substantially all of its non-core patents and patent applications — about 32,000 of [...]
Pot Candy Co. Ordered To Stop Selling Nerds Knockoffs
A Colorado federal judge has ordered a cannabis edibles maker to stop producing and selling products that infringe the Nerds, Runts and Trolli copyrights, as [...]
Rolex Fights Bid To Toss TM Suit Against Real Estate Firm
Rolex is defending its trademark infringement suit in a Florida federal court against a real estate firm operating under Roleks Group, arguing it is far [...]
The Catastrophic Facebook Outage

24th November 2021 Social Media and Marketing | Alessandra Maxine

On 5 October 2021, "Sorry, something went wrong," greeted every...

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Facebook Remains in Top 10 Global 500 Report Despite Criticism Over Data Handling

31st July 2019 Social Media and Marketing | Sveth Milanes

Over the past four years, Facebook has encountered a series...

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I Want to Be a YouTuber! What IP Legals Should I Know?

12th December 2018 Social Media and Marketing | LARA ALEXANDRA

The YouTuber The evolution of the video-sharing platform, YouTube, has...

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My Photo was Stolen on Instagram

17th March 2018 Intellectual Property Protection | Lara Alexandra

Instagram has more than 800 million active users and is...

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What you need in a Social Media Policy

9th October 2017 Social Media and Marketing | Jaclyn-Mae Floro

Social media is spreading lightning fast around the globe as...

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Online Competition Laws and Boosting your Social Media Presence

2nd October 2017 Social Media and Marketing | Lara Alexandra

When operating your business or promoting your brand online, there...

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