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2nd Circ. Asked To Define 'Expressive' Works In Shoe TM Row
Intellectual property law professors, the International Trademark Association and more filed amicus briefs Friday in an art collective's Second Circuit trademark infringement fight with Vans [...]
Judge Won't Lift Stay In Masimo Patent Fight Against Apple
A California federal judge has refused to unpause medical device maker Masimo's patent suit against Apple over technology that monitors blood oxygen levels, ruling that [...]
VirnetX Tells Fed. Circ. To Revive Patent Tied To $576M Win
Patent-holding company VirnetX has urged the Federal Circuit to reverse a ruling from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board that gutted a patent tied to [...]
Kosher Certification Co. Says JetBlue's TM Use Isn't Kosher
A company specializing in certifying kosher food sued JetBlue Airways Corp. in New Jersey federal court Thursday alleging the airline violated its trademark by selling [...]
Toys R Us Wins $1.6M Atty Fees In Failed Toy Pencil IP Suit
Toys R Us has won more than $1.6 million in attorney fees after beating litigation in Florida federal court that a toy chalk holder sold [...]
Vidal Sees More Fintiv Changes After Formal Rulemaking
Guidance issued earlier this week clarifying how the Patent Trial and Appeal Board should apply the controversial Fintiv precedent was intended to memorialize the PTAB's [...]
Brand Battles: Coachella Seeks To Shut Down 'Moechella' TM
Following a deadly shooting at a recent "Moechella" event, the founders of music festival Coachella are seeking to block Moechella's organizer from registering the name [...]
Hirshfeld To Join IP Boutique Schwegman Lundberg
Drew Hirshfeld, the former U.S. Patent and Trademark Office commissioner for patents who had filled in as the agency's interim director, is headed for a [...]
Dr. Reddy's Gets $72M In Generic Suboxone Settlement
Indivior, Aquestive and Dr. Reddy's Laboratories have ended their yearslong litigation battle over generic versions of the opioid addiction treatment Suboxone, with the Indian drugmaker [...]
Retailers Cut Midtrial Deal With Impax In Opana Delay Case
Well into an antitrust trial over an alleged pay-for-delay scheme surrounding Endo Pharmaceuticals' Opana ER painkiller, a group of major retail chains cut a midtrial settlement [...]
Other Barks & Bites for Friday, June 24: Congressional Hearings Focus on PTAB Reforms, French Regulators Accept Google’s Copyright Payment Framework, and DOJ Announces Settlement with Meta Over Biased Ad Algorithm
This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit vacates Eastern Virginia’s denial of a motion for recusal, nixing a $2.75 billion verdict for [...]
Beware Arbitration Clauses That May Bar Inter Partes Review
Recent decisions show that the Federal Circuit and district courts are moving toward recognizing that standard arbitration clauses can bar inter partes review at the [...]
Facebook Says Ad Infringement Suit Targets Wrong Party
Meta Platforms Inc. wants a California federal court to dismiss a case claiming Facebook allowed an "epidemic" of copyright infringement to flourish on its platform, [...]
PayPal Patent Trial Pushed Over 'Flawed' Expert
A Federal Circuit judge currently overseeing a patent dispute against PayPal in Delaware federal court said he would have to postpone an upcoming jury trial after throwing out "flawed" [...]
Advising A Cannabis Business Amid Patchwork Of Regs
As the cannabis industry continues to grow, so does its widely varied patchwork of local, state and federal regulation, and practitioners should familiarize themselves with [...]
Legal Software Co. Accused Of Stealing 'LegalForce' TM
California-based intellectual property firm LegalForce RAPC Worldwide PC filed a trademark lawsuit in federal court on Friday against the Japanese contract management platform LegalForce Inc., [...]
Now's The Time To Address Archaic Law School Curricula
With law school enrollments jumping significantly ahead of a potential recession and more students graduating than the market can absorb, law schools should turn to [...]
IP Hires: Foley & Lardner, Orrick, Venable, Latham
A former Foley & Lardner LLP litigator with nearly three decades of experience has returned to the firm's office in Florida, and Orrick Herrington & [...]
UK Litigation Roundup: Here's What You Missed In London
This week in London has seen promoter Boxxer accused of punching below the belt in a defamation case from competitor Probellum, pharmaceutical company Amgen back [...]
Massie, Centripetal Take Center Stage in House IP Subcommittee Hearing on PTAB Reform
One day after the Senate Judiciary Committee’s IP Subcommittee met to discuss the PTAB Reform Act and other ways to improve the Patent Trial and [...]
BREAKING: Supreme Court Overturns Roe V. Wade
The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday upheld a Mississippi abortion ban and overturned the constitutional abortion right established nearly 50 years ago in Roe v. Wade, [...]
'SNL' Star Michael Che Beats TikToker's Sketch-Theft Suit
A New York federal judge dismissed a popular TikTok creator's copyright lawsuit claiming "Saturday Night Live" star Michael Che ripped off a comedy bit on [...]
USPTO Says Donziger Ruling Could Doom Arthrex Appeal
The Federal Circuit has been told that this week's ruling from another appeals court backing the conviction of disbarred human rights lawyer Steven Donziger also [...]
OSU Gets 'The' Trademark From USPTO
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has decided to let Ohio State University register the word "The" as a trademark, about three years after it [...]
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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