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Trademark Scammer Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison
A federal judge handed down a four-year prison sentence Wednesday to a man who defrauded thousands of trademark owners by mailing scam letters that demanded [...]
Ten Years of the America Invents Act: Toward a More Objective and Accurate Patent System
When the America Invents Act (AIA) was before Congress a decade ago, it was heralded as the first comprehensive patent law since the 1952 Act. [...]
Fox Rothschild Bolsters IP Practice With Pittsburgh Partner
An intellectual property attorney has joined Fox Rothschild LLP in Pittsburgh and restarted her private practice after two years as an in-house assistant general counsel [...]
Court Partly Blocks Aon Rival From Using Trade Secrets
An Illinois federal magistrate judge has partially granted Aon PLC's bid to block a company created by former employees from using allegedly stolen trade secrets or [...]
Aldi Says Its Caterpillar Cake No Cookie-Cutter Copy Of M&S'
Aldi hit back against Marks & Spencer in their High Court caterpillar cake-off, arguing that the rival supermarket chain did not invent the concept of the [...]
A Look Back At How AIA Changed Patent Marking And Joinder
To mark the 10-year anniversary of the America Invents Act, Bryan Nese and Ryan Babcock at Mayer Brown explain how courts have navigated two issues [...]
IPWatchdog LIVE Panel Asks if Federal Circuit is Killing Software Patents and Answers Definitively, ‘Yes’
On Day 2 of IPWatchdog LIVE, a lively morning panel was convened on the subject of “Is the Federal Circuit Killing Software Patents?” Though that [...]
Peloton Beats Rival's Patent Infringement Suit
A Texas federal judge dismissed, without prejudice, claims that Peloton is infringing two of its rival's patents, ruling Wednesday that the patents are abstract but [...]
IPWatchdog LIVE Event Wraps Up with Featured Speakers Makan Delrahim and Vishal Amin
On day three of IPWatchdog LIVE in Dallas, Texas, former Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division at the U.S. Department of Justice [...]
RJ Reynolds Gets PTAB To Review Philip Morris E-Cig Patent
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has agreed to review a Philip Morris e-cigarette patent, rejecting its argument that the board should deny the petition [...]
USPTO Extends Program For Amending Patents Through 2022
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office said that its revamped system for amending patents in America Invents Act reviews will run for another full year. [...]
Wait To Rule On Hirshfeld's Arthrex Authority, Fed. Circ. Told
The Federal Circuit should hold off on deciding whether acting U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Director Drew Hirshfeld has the authority to review Patent Trial [...]
Impax Wants High Court To Undo 5th Circ. Loss To FTC
Impax Laboratories wants the U.S. Supreme Court to wade into its antitrust fight with the Federal Trade Commission over reverse payment deals and hopefully undo [...]
Allergan Cuts Deal With Generic Cos. Over Depression Drug
A New Jersey federal judge has signed off on a deal between Allergan and two generic-drug makers to resolve patent infringement suits it launched to [...]
Littler Settles Dispute Over Allegedly Filched Copyrights
Employment law powerhouse Littler Mendelson and the Center for Workplace Compliance have settled their dispute over allegations that Littler stole 2,100 pages of proprietary material [...]
Locast Is Permanently Locked Out Of The Streaming Biz
A New York federal judge on Wednesday permanently barred streaming service Locast from transmitting broadcast content over the internet, dealing a death blow to the [...]
Fed. Circ. Backs Claim Construction In Gun Patent Case
The Federal Circuit on Wednesday held that a lower court made the right call when it limited a claim in a Florida gun manufacturer's shotgun [...]
Ivantis To Pay $60M To End Patent Fight Over Glaucoma Tech
Glaukos Corp. and Ivantis Inc. have inked a $60 million deal to end their patent dispute over therapies for treating glaucoma, the companies announced Wednesday. [...]
FDA Biosimilar Approval Foreshadows IP Litigation Issues
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's recent approval of an interchangeable biosimilar drug has raised expectations of price erosion for originator biologics, creating three important [...]
A History Of The AIA, From Its Origins To Arthrex
The America Invents Act had a lengthy path through Congress before it was signed into law in September 2011, and it has spurred numerous court [...]
Winning at the PTAB: IPWatchdog LIVE Panelists Warn, Don’t Be Flashy
On the second day of IPWatchdog Live in Dallas, Texas, a panel of attorneys shed light on how to triumph at the Patent Trial and [...]
10 Years Later, The AIA Is Not Done Reshaping Patent Law
When the America Invents Act became law 10 years ago this week, it reshaped the patent world in ways that are continuing to evolve. Here's [...]
Former ND Calif. US Atty Rejoins Sidley, Along With Ex-AUSA
Sidley Austin LLP announced Wednesday that it's bulking up its white collar practice with a couple of familiar faces — former U.S. Attorney for the Northern [...]
Bitcoin 'Inventor' Can't Jump Into Cryptocurrency IP Case
A judge has rejected a bid from someone claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous inventor of Bitcoin, seeking to overturn a default judgment over [...]
Intellectual Property in the Workplace: to whom does it belong?

5th February 2020 Contracts | Johanne Sarcilla

In the Information Age, intellectual property is a very valuable...

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How Much does it Cost to Register a Trade Mark in Australia?

29th January 2020 Trade Marks | Sveth Milanes

Trade marks play a vital role in your business. A...

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Websites and Copyright

19th January 2020 Copyright | Jaclyn-Mae Floro

When you are building a website to advertise and promote...

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The Art of Writing Contracts in Plain English

2nd January 2020 Contracts | Johanne Sarcilla

Why can’t lawyers write in plain English? Why do lawyers...

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Trade Mark Symbols and How to Use Them

23rd December 2019 Trade Marks | Sveth Milanes

Using trade mark symbols is important to help identify your...

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Key Considerations Before Applying for a Design Registration

13th December 2019 Design Law | Jax Floro

You work in an industry where design innovation is important,...

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How Long Does It Take To Register A Trade Mark in the United States?

8th December 2019 International Trade Marks | Sveth Milanes

You can register intellectual property rights in the United States...

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IP Law Update: Intellectual Property for T-Shirts

29th November 2019 Intellectual Property Protection | Jax Floro

The popularity of the t-shirt skyrocketed after Marlon Brandon wore...

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News Flash: Release of the 2019 Edition of the World Intellectual Property Report

25th November 2019 News | Mary Dizon

The World Intellectual Property Report 2019 entitled “The Geography of...

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Copyright Infringement in a Computer Program

15th November 2019 Copyright | Sveth Milanes

Computer programs are protected as a literary work under the...

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Trade Mark Question: Can the word “Zero” be exclusively owned by one or by none?

12th November 2019 Trade Marks | Mary Dizon

The Coca-Cola Company (Coca-Cola) has been a globally known beverage...

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How long does it take to register a trademark in Australia?

1st November 2019 Trade Marks | Jax Floro

Although you are keen to start your new business, at...

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