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Amazon, Google Give Views On Counterfeit Goods
Major companies like Amazon, Google and others told U.S. patent officials how they deal with parties pirating and counterfeiting products in the marketplace, responding to [...]
USPTO Hands Out 1 Millionth Design Patent
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued its 1 millionth design patent to a licensed cosmetologist on Tuesday as more inventors apply for design patent [...]
Vidal Tells Fed. Circ. She Isn't Done Weighing In On VLSI Fight
The director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office says she isn't done reviewing a multi-year, contentious saga surrounding a legal challenge over a microchip [...]
Sports NFTs Not Securities, DraftKings Argues In Exit Bid
The non-fungible tokens on DraftKings' marketplace don't qualify as securities because buyers do not share in the profits and risks of the company by purchasing [...]
Privacy and Data Security Due Diligence: Best Practices for Avoiding Bumps Down the Road
Privacy and data security issues can scuttle a deal or at least cost the parties a lot of money. For example, in the due diligence [...]
Vanda Challenges FDA's Clearance Of Generic Sleep Drug
Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. has hit federal drug regulators with a lawsuit claiming they wrongly gave the green light to an application on a generic version [...]
Williams Mullen Adds Tech-Focused IP Partner In Raleigh
Southeast firm Williams Mullen announced that it expanded its intellectual property practice group with the addition of an experienced attorney in Raleigh, North Carolina, who [...]
Pa. Liquor Co. Has Civil RICO Claims And Federal Suit Tossed
Calling a Pittsburgh liquor maker's federal lawsuit a "poster child" for the potential overuse of civil racketeering claims, a Pennsylvania judge has dismissed those claims [...]
Exclusivity Loss Holds Power In Trade Secret Damages Claims
A Pennsylvania federal court's recent decision in Elite Transit v. Cunningham adds to a growing body of case law that illustrates how the loss of [...]
ITC To Investigate Juul Vaporizer Devices Over Infringement
The U.S. International Trade Commission has opened an investigation into allegations that Juul Labs has been importing vaping devices and pods that infringe two patents [...]
The 2023 Law360 Pulse Social Impact Leaders
Check out our Social Impact Leaders ranking, analysis and interactive graphics to see which firms stand out for their engagement with social responsibility and commitment [...]
Why Law Firm ESG Is Likely Here To Stay
As backlash to institutional efforts around environmental, social and corporate governance spreads in the U.S., experts say law firms are likely to take a long-term [...]
What Large Language Models Mean For Document Review
Courts often subject parties using technology assisted review to greater scrutiny than parties conducting linear, manual document review, so parties using large language models for [...]
Ex-Texas AUSA Rejoins McKool Smith In Austin Office
McKool Smith has rehired a former associate, who joins the firm in Austin after serving with the U.S. Department of Justice as an assistant U.S. [...]
Brazilian Innovation in Extraction and Recycling Stages of EV Battery Technology
Brazil is among the countries currently in the spotlight in the automotive sector. The nation was ranked sixth, according to a survey published in January [...]
Corning Prevails In Long-Running Fight Over Cell-Culture IP
A Minnesota federal judge on Monday sided with Corning Inc. following a bench trial in a decade-long legal battle over cell-culture technology, finding that Corning [...]
Jay-Z, Timbaland Beat Soul Musician's Copyright Suit
A Manhattan federal judge on Monday threw out the latest iteration of soul musician Ernie Hines' copyright lawsuit over Jay-Z, Timbaland and Ginuwine's use of [...]
Dunkin' Says Vapin' Donuts Is Knockin' Off Trademark
Dunkin' Brands is accusing a vaping manufacturer of infringing on its trademark by promoting electronic cigarettes under the mark "Vapin' Donuts," according to a suit [...]
Realtek Denied Mandamus Relief at CAFC in ITC Battle with AMD
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) today denied a petition for writ of mandamus filed by Realtek Semiconductor Corporation seeking to [...]
Meta Faces TM Suit By Tech Recruiter Over Rebrand
A Bay Area technology recruiter that also has "Meta" in its name says that talks over how to share the word with Facebook's parent company have [...]
Thomson Reuters, ROSS IP Row Must Go To Trial, Judge Says
A Delaware federal court has mostly denied bids from Thomson Reuters and ROSS Intelligence for pre-trial wins in a suit claiming ROSS ripped off the [...]
NY Judge Grants Class Cert. In Publishing Royalties Row
A New York federal judge on Monday adopted a magistrate judge's recommendation to certify a class of authors accusing an educational content company of breaking [...]
Realtek Petition Denied Over Winston & Strawn DQ In ITC Row
The Federal Circuit on Monday rejected Realtek Semiconductor Corp.'s petition seeking to undo an International Trade Commission judge's order that barred its witness from testifying [...]
Family Of Baseball Legend Loses TM Suit Against Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico and its officials have successfully dodged all federal claims after a judge ruled they have sovereign immunity in a trademark suit that accused [...]
Freight Industry Embracing AI

24th December 2021 AI and Robotics | Bianca Ysabel

In the past year, businesses that adopted virtual platforms have...

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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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NVIDIA dominating the AI Chips

2nd November 2021 Technology | Jax Floro

Its cat related NVIDIA, one of our favorite brands! How...

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Privilege Creep and Your Data Security

14th October 2021 Data Security | Bianca Ysabel

The term “privilege creep” refers to the gradual accumulation of...

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Bvlgari Snake Head Design Enjoys Copyright in China

17th September 2021 Copyright | Alessandra Maxine

In April 2021, the Beijing Intellectual Property Court (‘BIPC’) announced...

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Oral Agreements – Can You Enforce These?

27th August 2021 Contracts | Jax Floro

In Australia, oral agreements can be enforceable. So, it should...

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10th August 2021 Consumer Law | Bianca Ysabel

The Australian Consumer Law (ACL) intends to protect consumers while...

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Amazon Launches IP Accelerator in Canada to Help Small Businesses Secure a Trademark and Protect Their Brands

26th July 2021 Intellectual Property Protection | Alessandra Maxine

Amazon has launched an IP Accelerator in Canada to help...

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Copyright Protection of a Logo

2nd July 2021 Copyright | Jax Floro

A logo trade mark is an artistic work that functions...

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AI is Revolutionizing Education

3rd June 2021 Technology | Alessandra Maxine

"Our intelligence is what makes us human, and AI is...

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Australian Intellectual Property Report 2021

20th May 2021 Trade Marks | Jax Floro

Trade marks A trade mark is a type of intellectual...

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The Trade Mark Opposition Process

Trade Marks | Jax Floro

As the owner of a trade mark, you are responsible...

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