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'Judge Shopping Ain't A Thing Here,' Ill. Judge Warns IP Atty
An Illinois federal judge didn't mince words when he discovered Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym Ltd. attorneys amended a trademark infringement suit before his [...]
Dell Spinoff Owes $85M, Not $236M, After Patent Fight Retrial
A Delaware federal retrial over patents that cover new ways of designing virtual environments has resulted in a nearly $85 million jury verdict against Dell [...]
Monster Truck Co. Drops Raising Cane's TM Breach Suit
A monster truck racing team has dropped its trademark violation case against chicken finger restaurant Raising Cane's less than two weeks after suing the fast [...]
Cruise Software Co. Gets OK To Tap $2M In Ch. 11 Financing
A Delaware bankruptcy judge Tuesday gave cruise ship software maker DeCurtis Holding LLP permission to tap into $2 million in Chapter 11 financing as it [...]
USPTO Climate Change Pilot Program's Debut Is Uneven
Despite strong interest in California, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's promising Climate Change Mitigation Pilot Program is falling short of its goals, and [...]
Judge Rejects Extension After 'Depleted' Atty Misses Deadline
The U.S. Court of Federal Claims refused to give a sensor company more time to file late expert reports in its breach of contract suit [...]
Patent Biz Ordered To Clear Up 'Morass' Amid Fraud Probe
A patent enforcement company has been ordered to turn over information about its assets and business by next week, and have its owner and counsel [...]
Artificial Intelligence versus the MPEP: A Case Study in Why We Can’t Yet Rely on AI
Generative Artificial Intelligence (GAI) promises to improve information gathering and reduce costs in a myriad of economic processes. Since patent law is essentially about recording [...]
Boutique Houston IP Firm Says Ex-Law Clerk Stole Secrets
A Houston law firm specializing in intellectual property has filed a $1 million petition in Texas state court against a former law clerk, accusing the [...]
Lewis Brisbois TM Foe Says Firm Lied To Court On Deal Offer
A man embroiled in a trademark dispute with Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP has accused a Lewis Brisbois partner of lying to the court [...]
Humana, Aetna Say Antitrust Suits Belong In Calif. Court
Health insurers Humana and Aetna urged a California federal court to send their antitrust lawsuits against pharmaceutical company Handa back to San Francisco state court, [...]
Racism Allegations By T.I.'s Atty Won't Result In Sanctions
A California federal judge on Monday denied MGA Entertainment's request to sanction an attorney representing hip-hop moguls T.I. and Tiny Harris for alleging the company's [...]
Questions Abound On EU Plan For New Essential Patent Rules
The European Union's call to create a new body to set royalty rates for standard-essential patents before lawsuits could be filed has drawn a skeptical [...]
Amazon Patent Evaluators Are Biased, Lawsuit Says
A Chinese company that says it's the top brand in Amazon's baby category is going to a federal court in Washington state to fight a decision [...]
Blank Rome Snaps Up McDermott Trade Team
Blank Rome LLP took on McDermott Will & Emery LLP's top two trade attorneys and seven other attorneys and trade experts in a major boost [...]
Monday Brain Happens At The Federal Circuit, Too
The start of the Federal Circuit's May oral arguments on Monday threw the judges right into the depths of claim construction, but while picking apart [...]
New Mediation Deadline Set In 'Sexy Chocolates' Case
A Texas federal judge has again told two candymakers to take their trademark dispute over the term "Sexy Chocolates" to mediation. [...]
Judge Erases Ford's $105M Jury Verdict In Trade Secrets Row
A Michigan federal judge on Monday wiped out a $105 million jury verdict against Ford Motor Co., finding Versata Software Inc. hadn't given the jury [...]
DC Circ. Asks What's Wrong With Endo-Impax Deal
A D.C. Circuit panel questioned an attorney for the Federal Trade Commission on Monday about what makes a 2017 settlement between Endo Pharmaceuticals and Impax [...]
Mistrial Declared In Masimo's $1.85B IP Fight Against Apple
A California federal judge declared a mistrial Monday afternoon in Masimo Corp.'s $1.85 billion intellectual property dispute accusing Apple of misappropriating trade secrets to develop [...]
Ed Sheeran Calls Expert's Report 'Criminal' At IP Trial
Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran argued heatedly with opposing counsel in Manhattan federal court Monday and said it was "criminal" for an expert witness to claim his [...]
NY School Says Ex-Exec, Rival Can't Shake Trade Secrets Row
A music school has urged a New York federal judge not to clear its rival and former executive director of claims that they used stolen [...]
NCAA Blasts NIL Damage Claim, Opposes Class Certification
The NCAA has asked a California federal judge to deny class certification to hundreds of college athletes suing it for name, image and likeness rights, [...]
Brown Rudnick's NY Office Picks Up Drug Patent Pro
Brown Rudnick LLP has hired a patent litigator with a lengthy career in pharmaceutical intellectual property work backed up by hands-on experience in the drug [...]
Applying for Trademark Protection Internationally

25th June 2016 News | ADMIN

Generally, filing and registering a trademark in your home country,...

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Tips, Tricks and Start Up Hacks

28th May 2016 Events | Kim Walters

W3IP Law attended an event at Soul Hotel, Surfers Paradise,...

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Productivity Commission Delivers Intellectual Property Report

30th April 2016 News | ADMIN

Extensive Changes Recommended The Productivity Commission has released a draft...

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Led Zeppelins Stairway to Heaven – Jury to decide Copyright

21st April 2016 News | Lara Alexandra

Led Zeppelin will face a jury trial to decide whether...

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BioSecurity Confidential – Johnny Depp and Amber Heard in Town

17th April 2016 News | Lara Alexandra

Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have jetted into the Gold...

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Registering your Trade Mark through the Madrid Protocol

14th April 2016 News | ADMIN

You should start to think about registering your trademarks in...

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Commonwealth Games Countdown

News | ADMIN

The Early Risers Gold Coast Women in business celebrated the...

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ODI: The Future is Being Written in Lines of Code

11th April 2016 Events | ADMIN

The Open Data Institute (ODI) of Queensland commenced its ODI...

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True Grit: The PUSH pushes in Brisbane – Startup 101

4th April 2016 Events | ADMIN

The Push is a community of entrepreneurs based in Brisbane...

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The Top 20 Feel Good Trademarks of All Time

30th March 2016 News | Gail Butler

How do you make people feel good with a trademark?...

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Business Chicks Breakfast

27th March 2016 Events | Lara Alexandra

This talk was given at a Business Chicks event hosted...

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Big Time Social Media Event in San Diego

Events | Lara Alexandra

Social Media Marketing World this year will take place in...

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