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TTAB Says No To Cannabis Trademarks In 'Bakked' Case
The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board has decided for the first time that the Controlled Substances Act — which prohibits a federal trademark from being [...]
Dawn Of EU Unified Patent Court Set To Shake Up Litigation
After years of delays, the European Union's Unified Patent Court will open next month, and attorneys say that the new court's speedy timelines and experienced [...]
Fed. Circ. Vacates PTAB Ax Of Guardant DNA Test Patent
The Federal Circuit on Friday rolled back a decision by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board that wiped out nearly all challenged claims in a [...]
Minn. Jury Finds CellTrust Text-Tracking Patents Are Obvious
A Minnesota federal jury has found that CellTrust Corp. patents directed to text-message tracking are invalid as obvious, and that ionLake LLC and its executives [...]
Fresh IP Clarifies Its Position Amid Del. Judge's Fraud Probe
Fresh IP PLC is seeking to distance itself from a Delaware federal judge's fraud probe of a patent enforcement company one of its former attorneys [...]
How Ed Sheeran's Serenade May Have Swayed The Jury
While Ed Sheeran's performance of his hit song "Thinking Out Loud" at trial could not protect him from the subconscious copying doctrine, it may have [...]
Vape Maker Strikes $5.3M Deal With Wholesaler In 'Elf' TM Suit
A Florida-based wholesaler of vape products has agreed to pay $5.3 million to the maker of "Elf" branded vapes, VPR Brands LP, to end claims [...]
IP Hires: Bradley Arant, Brown Rudnick, Paul Hastings
A pair of Holland & Knight LLP intellectual property partners have joined Bradley Arant Bould Cummings LLP's office in Nashville, and Brown Rudnick LLP has [...]
Lock Patent Owner Strikes Out at CAFC in Suit Against Intel
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) on Friday affirmed a district court’s ruling dismissing antitrust and patent infringement claims brought by [...]
Ohio Sign Co. Drops Trademark And Cybersquatting Suit
Ohio custom sign maker Columbus Sign Co. has dropped its claims that a rival firm infringed its trademarks and squatted on a web address bearing [...]
Data-Driven Insights Are Key To Attracting Today's Clients
As law firm growth slows and competition for clients increases, modern firms must rely on robust data analytics to develop the sector-based expertise and industry [...]
UK Litigation Roundup: Here's What You Missed In London
The past week in London has seen the Premier League’s football charity kick off legal proceedings against four major banks, U.K. film studio Tyburn Films [...]
CareDx/Stanford Tell Justices the Court ‘Needs to Take Another Section 101 Case’
CareDx, Inc. and the Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University earlier this week filed a petition for certiorari with the U.S. Supreme [...]
Apple, Masimo Denied Post-Trial Wins In $1.85B Watch IP Row
After declaring a mistrial in Masimo's trade secrets case over the Apple Watch's pulse oximetry features, a California federal judge Thursday largely denied Apple's motion [...]
Judge Slices Sandwich Shop Trade Secrets Suit
A Pennsylvania federal judge has thrown out multiple claims in a lawsuit between a sub sandwich shop founder and the business he sold it to, [...]
Ed Sheeran Trial Shows Mashups Are Hardly A 'Smoking Gun'
Pop singer Ed Sheeran notched a win Thursday that his Grammy-winning song "Thinking Out Loud" did not rip off Marvin Gaye's classic "Let's Get It [...]
2nd Circ. Distorted IP Law In Music Archive Row, Justices Told
A music publisher has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to take up its copyright infringement dispute over an online archive of classic rock concerts, arguing [...]
Ticketmaster Didn't Infringe Sales Tech Patent, Jury Says
A Texas federal jury cleared Ticketmaster of allegations that it infringed a rival's patent on ticket sales technology. [...]
Parts Maker Can't Dodge Distributor's Suit Over Logo Use
An automotive repair parts distributor can proceed with a lawsuit alleging a repair parts manufacturer broke their service agreement by barring it from using the [...]
Full Fed. Circ. Won't Rethink Decision On Heart Drug IP
The Federal Circuit declined to rethink a decision rejecting Gilead Sciences' and Astellas' argument that they were wrongly barred from responding to amendments Hospira Inc. [...]
Samsung Strikes Out In PTAB Bid To Ax Netlist Memory Patent
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has refused to wipe out a memory module patent held by semiconductor maker Netlist that is at issue in [...]
Valve Urges Full Fed. Circ. To Rethink Invalidity 'Guess'
Valve Corp. has asked the Federal Circuit to reconsider its decision to uphold a $4 million infringement verdict against the video game company, arguing that [...]
Divergent Decisions Highlight Uncertainty Of IPR Estoppel
Two federal court decisions last month reached opposite conclusions regarding when defendants can rely on prior art to avoid discretionary denial of inter partes review [...]
Vape Cos. Seek Order Barring US Rival In 'Elf' TM Suit
The U.S. and Chinese vaping companies fighting over the trademarked word "Elf" have escalated their dispute, with the foreign firms now seeking to block the [...]
What’s The Difference between a Word and a Logo Trade Mark?

20th September 2017 Trade Marks | Lara Alexandra

Word Trade Mark Before you apply for a trade mark,...

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Protecting an Unregistered Trade Mark and Passing Off

2nd September 2017 Trade Marks | Jaclyn-Mae Floro

Trade marks need not be registered in Australia. Trade mark...

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Trade Mark Attorneys Gold Coast and Sydney

28th August 2017 News | ADMIN

We specialise in protecting your business against the risk of...

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How to become an Intellectual Property Lawyer

25th August 2017 Intellectual Property Protection | ADMIN

Intellectual Property law is now considered a “hot” practice group...

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W3IP Law attend YP Gold Coast with Danny Maher

17th August 2017 Events | ADMIN

Danny, who has been named Australian CEO of the Year...

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Applying for a Trade Mark Overseas

28th July 2017 Trade Marks | Jaclyn-Mae Floro

It is important to understand the complexities of registering a...

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When do you need a Confidentiality or Non-Disclosure Agreement?

9th July 2017 Confidentiality and Non Disclosure | Jaclyn-Mae Floro

When do you need a Confidentiality or Non-Disclosure Agreement? Parties...

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When is the right time to file a Trade Mark?

30th June 2017 News | Jaclyn-Mae Floro

When to apply for a Trade Mark As a business...

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Terms and Conditions for Online Marketplace Agreements

18th June 2017 E-Commerce | ADMIN

An online marketplace can be operated through an app or...

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App Terms and Conditions of Use (‘App Terms’)

24th May 2017 E-Commerce | ADMIN

An app is a type of software for a mobile...

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Trade Mark Attorneys Australia

8th May 2017 Intellectual Property Protection | ADMIN

Is it time to file a trade mark for your...

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Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy – What is needed

6th May 2017 E-Commerce | ADMIN

Website Terms and Conditions of Use (‘Website Terms’)  A Website...

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