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New Vision Asks Fed. Circ. For Boundaries In Arthrex Remand
New Vision Gaming & Development Inc. has asked the Federal Circuit to reconsider its Dec. 3 order remanding two Patent Trial and Appeal Board decisions [...]
11th Circ. Backs Hollister's $9M Win In Incontinence IP Row
The Eleventh Circuit has upheld medical device maker Hollister Inc.'s $9.2 million win in a fraud suit against Zassi Holdings Inc. over a bowel management [...]
Justices Urged To Undo Fed. Circ.'s Qualcomm Ruling
A trio of intellectual property lobbying groups, software company Thales and United Patents LLC told the U.S. Supreme Court to undo a Federal Circuit ruling [...]
'Godzilla' Producers Swiped Sequel Character, Suit Says
A Denver-based media company has accused the producers behind a recent "Godzilla" movie of brazenly featuring its mountain monster character in the film without permission, [...]
Toyota, Subaru, BlackBerry Hit With Software IP Suit In EDTX
Toyota, Subaru and BlackBerry have been hit in the Eastern District of Texas with a lawsuit accusing them of making cars that infringe a patent [...]
Albright's Caseload Prompts Court Admin To Eye WDTX Policy
The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts' Judicial Conference will review whether Western District of Texas policy needs to change to stop litigants from picking [...]
Apple Sues Ericsson, Ramping Up FRAND Fight In Texas
Apple has filed a new lawsuit in Texas federal court that claims its iPhones don't infringe a collection of Ericsson standard essential patents on 5G [...]
AbbVie Urges ITC To Block Humira Rival Over Trade Secrets
AbbVie Inc. has asked the U.S. International Trade Commission to block imports of Alvotech's biosimilar version of the best-selling biologic Humira, claiming the Icelandic company [...]
Emerging Arbitration Issues In Outsourcing Disputes
William Tanenbaum and Alan Kolod at Moses & Singer offer a series of pandemic-era tips for arbitration proceedings to settle disputes between outsourcing providers and [...]
Del. Judge Upholds Claims In Opioid Drug IP But Axes Others
A Delaware federal judge on Monday upheld claims in two patents that BioDelivery Sciences International Inc. accused Alvogen PB Research and Development LLC of infringing [...]
Becoming Harder to Justify a One-Size-Fits-All Patent System
Meanwhile, all patents— good, bad, revolutionary, and stupid— have eroded to the point where continued use of the U.S. patent system must be questioned. Despite [...]
Artist Says Lego Stole Jacket Design Seen On 'Queer Eye'
The artist behind a custom leather jacket featured on Netflix's "Queer Eye" series has slammed Lego with a copyright suit in Connecticut federal court, arguing [...]
Judge Backs $30K In Fees For Alan Parsons' Contempt Effort
A Florida federal magistrate on Monday recommended trimming an attorney's fee request from Grammy Award–winning music veteran Alan Parsons to just under $30,000 to cover [...]
'Pulp Fiction' NFT Lawsuit Presents New IP Battleground
Miramax's recent lawsuit in a California federal court to stop Quentin Tarantino from selling nonfungible tokens attached to scenes from "Pulp Fiction" offers an opportunity [...]
Procopio Adds IP Litigation Partner In Silicon Valley
California-based Procopio Cory Hargreaves & Savitch LLP added a veteran intellectual property attorney to its Silicon Valley office with experience litigating in both federal courts [...]
NJ Judge Won't Toss FCA Suit Over J&J Unit's Cancer Drug
A New Jersey federal judge refused to release a Johnson & Johnson pharmaceutical unit and affiliates from a patent attorney's False Claims Act lawsuit over [...]
Embracing ESG: Whirlpool CLO Talks Structural Improvement
As the global understanding of what it means to measurably make a positive societal and environmental impact evolves, creating a solid governance structure, backed up [...]
4 Big Issues That Shaped The PTAB In 2021
While the Patent Trial and Appeal Board spent most of the year waiting for the Biden administration to name a new director for the U.S. [...]
US TV Studios Win Another Suit Against Pirate Websites
Disney, Columbia Pictures and other major entertainment studios scored another win Monday in their fight against illegal streaming platforms as a London judge granted website [...]
Christmas Gifts for Patent Attorneys in 2021: From Tools for Psychic Clarity to Fun Ways to Celebrate Science
The year 2021 has been a relatively good one for proponents of improving scientific innovation by way of protections for patent rights. Several breakthrough COVID-19 [...]
Fed. Circ. Written Description Scrutiny Has Lessons For Attys
Two recent Federal Circuit decisions finding drug patents invalid for not adequately describing the claimed invention highlight how important it is to review patent applications [...]
Moderna Backs Off COVID Vaccine Patent In Dispute With NIH
Moderna announced Friday that it has delayed pursuing a patent on its COVID vaccine while it disputes the National Institutes of Health's contention that the [...]
The Most (Potentially) Consequential ITC Decisions of 2021
This has been a year full of ups and downs, including at the International Trade Commisison (ITC). The ITC has stayed open for business, instituting [...]
Flatfee is Seeking a Remote Trademark Attorney
Flatfeecorp is seeking a Trademark Attorney. Flatfeecorp is looking to add to its team a freelance (1099) Trademark Manager and is interested in candidates with [...]
Author’s Copyright Protection

14th August 2020 Copyright | Jax Floro

The author/s of a work is the first owner of...

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ACCC Putting Foot Down, Demanding Transparency and Accountability from APRA

6th August 2020 Copyright | Jill Junio

There are many copyright users who wish to make use...

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New Privacy Law Regime – $10 million in Penalties

24th July 2020 Privacy | Jax Floro

The Federal Government has announced important changes to the Privacy...

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Google Loses Appeal as French Courts Uphold a Monster Fine of 50 Million Euros!

17th July 2020 Privacy | Jill Junio

France’s Highest Administrative Court (“Conseil d’Etat”) seals with finality the...

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Your Legals for Opening a Clothing Store!

9th July 2020 Startups | Jax Floro

Opening a business, and starting your own clothing line, is...

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5 IP Protection Mantras Every Business Should Follow

18th June 2020 Intellectual Property Protection | Sveth Milanes

Intellectual property (IP) is a very important part of a...

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2019 Mandatory Wording for Warranties against Defects when supplying Services

5th June 2020 Contracts | Johanne Sarcilla

Consumer Guarantees under the ACL A business may choose to...

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The Difference Between a Warranty and Indemnity

20th May 2020 Contracts | Jax Floro

Warranties and indemnities are both forms of contractual protection that...

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5 Intellectual Property Assets You Should Protect

7th May 2020 Intellectual Property Protection | Sveth Milanes

Trade Marks "A product can be quickly outdated, but a...

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WIPO – The Division and Merger of International Registrations

1st May 2020 International Trade Marks | Jax Floro

Starting 1 February 2019, the Common Regulations under the Madrid...

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What you need to know about Consignment

21st April 2020 Startups | Johanne Sarcilla

Ever heard of the stores Blue Spinach? Poshmark? The RealReal?...

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How to Register a Trade Mark in the Philippines

27th March 2020 International Trade Marks | Sveth Milanes

Trade mark registration in the Philippines is administered by the...

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