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An Argument for Mandatory Production of Limited Secondary Consideration Evidence by Petitioners in Inter Partes Reviews
The Federal Circuit has repeatedly confirmed that secondary consideration evidence is an integral part of an obviousness analysis (indeed, it “may be the most pertinent, [...]
Mintz Levin Is Hiring a Patent Agent with a PhD in Biological Sciences in San Francisco Office
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo is looking for a Patent Agent with a Ph.D. in the biological sciences to join their San Francisco [...]
Co-ownership of Trademarks in Brazil: Key Changes
Brazil’s accession to the Madrid Protocol has included several important changes to the country’s trademark system, such as simplifying the registration of trademarks, reducing costs, and [...]
Ill. Appeals Court Frees Insurer From Covering Tech Sale Suits
An Illinois appeals court found Friday that a lower court did not err when it freed Hanover Insurance Co. from covering MRC Polymers Inc. in [...]
Sugar Daddy Dating Site Hits Rival With TM Suit
A sugar daddy dating service called Seeking Arrangement on Friday slammed a competitor for allegedly ripping off its websites and apps, telling a California federal [...]
6th Circ. Says Jurors’ Outside Info Triggers New IP Trial
The Sixth Circuit has ordered a new trial on 3D design software maker Dassault's copyright and trademark infringement claims against a Detroit software educator, saying [...]
Ex-NJ Casino Exec Must Return Phone With High-Roller Info
A former executive at Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa must turn over the cellphone he likely used to lure its high-rollers to Ocean Casino Resort [...]
Biden Win Would Shift, Not Shatter, Trump China Policy
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is largely positioning his campaign as a strict rebuke of the Trump administration, but when it comes to China trade [...]
Ex-Fed. Circ. Chief Takes Acer Trade Secrets Row To Justices
The Federal Circuit flouted U.S. Supreme Court precedent when saying a trade secrets dispute with underlying patent concerns doesn't belong in federal court, Acer America [...]
ADHD Med Buyers Can’t Yet Appeal Class Cert. Denial
A First Circuit panel has denied a bid by consumers to immediately appeal a Massachusetts federal court's refusal to certify their class in an antitrust [...]
Fed. Circ. Extends Pandemic-Related Closure Through Oct. 19
The Federal Circuit said Friday the court will remain shuttered to the public through Oct. 19 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, tacking on an additional [...]
Brand Battles: Zora Neale Hurston’s Family Fights ‘Zora’ Mag
In Law360's latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, the heirs of "Their Eyes Were Watching God" author Zora Neale Hurston [...]
White & Case Nabs IP Litigator From Fish & Richardson
White & Case LLP has hired a former principal from Fish & Richardson PC who has represented major technology companies such as Microsoft in high-stakes [...]
6th Circ. Backs Sailmaker’s $2.5M Win To End ‘Epic Saga’
The Sixth Circuit has affirmed a Michigan sailmaker's $2.5 million win as part of "an epic saga" alleging a South African sailmaking company illegally sold [...]
‘Reckless’ Kingston Uses IP System As ‘Doorman,’ Judge Told
Pavo Solutions urged a California federal judge Friday to triple a $7.5 million patent infringement verdict levied against Kingston Technology over a USB design, saying [...]
Other Barks & Bites for Friday, September 11: DOJ Says 2015 Letter on IEEE Policy Misinterpreted, Trademark Modernization Act Moves Forward, EU Creative Industries Decry Copyright Directive Implementation
This week in Other Barks & Bites: Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim tells the IEEE that an Obama-era letter from the Department of Justice on [...]
PTAB To Review Packet Intelligence IP That Netted Jury Win
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board will review four Packet Intelligence LLC data network monitoring patents, some of which drew a $6 million jury win [...]
2nd Circ. Says Apple ‘Ion-X’ Doesn’t Infringe ‘Ionex’ TM
The Second Circuit ruled Friday that Apple Inc. didn't violate a smaller company's "Ionex" trademark by using the name "Ion-X" for the chemically hardened glass [...]
Amazon’s Anti-Counterfeit Efforts Fall Short
Amazon's partial implementation of the proposed Shop Safe Act and Inform Consumers Act are a short-term solution to a wider counterfeit problem, and consumers could [...]
Prudential Calls For End To ‘Shell Game’ In Domain Fight
An attorney for Prudential said Friday that the registrant of a domain name identical to the company's trademark is running a "shell game" after also claiming [...]
The Dollars And Sense Of Antitrust Class Certification: Part 2
Detailed analysis of the Third Circuit's Lamictal ruling in the context of other recent pharmaceutical antitrust decisions clarifies when experts can use average prices to [...]
IP Hires: Desmarais, Baker Botts, Kirkland, Fox Rothschild
Desmarais, Baker Botts, Kirkland and Fox Rothschild are among the latest firms to bring on attorneys with experience in intellectual property law. Here are the [...]
UK Litigation Roundup: Here’s What You Missed In London
The past week in London has seen a patent holding company sue Apple, a German financial planner take retailer Boots to court over debt, and [...]
The UK’s Need to Protect Its Position at Home and Abroad: A Commentary on the UK Supreme Court Ruling in the Conversant Cases
Standards such as WiFi, GSM, 2G, 3G or 4G/LTE have been central to connecting the world. During the Covid-19 crisis, it was thanks to the [...]
Funny Intellectual Property Quotes

3rd August 2018 IP Humour | Lara Alexandra

Importance of Intellectual Property Rights It’s amazing how something I...

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Privacy Laws Australia and Data Protection Policy for Employees

2nd August 2018 Data | Lara Alexandra

What is a Data Protection Policy? A data protection policy...

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Certification Trade Mark Allegations over ‘Fake’ Scotch Whisky

29th July 2018 Trade Marks | Sam Gilbert

A Major liquor group - D’Aquino Bros Pty Ltd –...

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Service Level Agreements Masterclass

22nd July 2018 Contracts | ADMIN

W3IP Law attended an event in Brisbane hosted by Crown...

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Crypto Glossary Coming to Terms with Bitcoin Slang

19th July 2018 Crypto | Sam Gilbert

The world of cryptocurrency can be overwhelming for newbies not...

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Design Registration in Australia

6th July 2018 Design Law | Lara Alexandra

What is a design? The Designs Act 2003 (Cth) defines...

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Trade Mark Infringement: “TACO Tuesday” OR “TACO SUES’DAY”?

29th June 2018 Trade Marks | Sam Gilbert

A popular pub in Melbourne’s Footscray has received a cease...

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Sydney IP Lawyers Update : IPSANZ Conference

17th June 2018 Trade Marks | Sam Gilbert

W3IP Law attended the IPSANZ conference in Sydney hosted by...

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TEDx Sydney 2018 To Share Ideas worth Spreading

11th June 2018 Events | Lara Alexandra

The theme of this year's event is to explore the...

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What is a Sales Agency Agreement?

6th June 2018 Contracts | Lara Alexandra

In certain circumstances, a person will appoint another person to...

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Cryptocurrencies and Trade Mark Infringement

29th May 2018 Crypto | Sam Gilbert

In recent news, UAE based ‘crypto’ company “Alibabacoin Foundation” are...

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The Impact of Brexit on EU Trade Marks

18th May 2018 Trade Marks | Sam Gilbert

What will be the fate of EU trade marks after...

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