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Collaborative Patenting: The Future of IP and Innovation
Collaboration has invariably helped people to maneuver the most significant challenges and hurdles. Like all other human accomplishments, technology players have collaborated and enforced methodologies [...]
Kramer Levin Attys Chided For 'Offensive' Antisemitism Claim
A trio of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP attorneys were hit with sanctions Friday for making "shocking" and "offensive" antisemitism claims in new trial [...]
MTV Says Margera's 'Jackass' Suit Imperils Calif. Film Industry
MTV, Paramount Pictures and others behind the upcoming film "Jackass Forever" told a California judge Friday that his tentative decision to preserve a state copyright [...]
Disney Can't Sink Writers' Claim 'Pirates' Franchise Looted IP
A California federal judge on Thursday refused to hand a quick win to the Walt Disney Co. in a copyright suit claiming it pilfered the [...]
Calif. Apellate Court Won't Nix Atty's CAA Script Theft Claims
A California appellate court agreed with a lower court that Creative Artists Agency can't use free speech protections to trim a former CAA client's breach [...]
ITC Bans Massage Gun Imports Over Infringement
The U.S. International Trade Commission agreed to block imports of handheld massage guns from China that infringe Hyperice Inc.'s patented technology for vibrating. [...]
Fed. Circ. Nixes Comcast Bid To Stop Cinema's 'Sky' TM
The Federal Circuit has backed a Trademark Trial and Appeal Board ruling that Comcast's Sky Group can't block a movie theater from registering its "Sky [...]
Apotex Asks Justices To Make Fed. Circ. Use Less 'Rigid' Test
Apotex Inc. has asked the Supreme Court to reverse a Federal Circuit ruling affirming that it infringed patents for Eagle Pharmaceuticals' cancer drug Bendeka, saying [...]
Apple, PanOptis Spar Over Delay Of Fintiv At Supreme Court
Apple has asked the U.S. Supreme Court not to push back its consideration of whether to tackle the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's discretionary denial [...]
Fla. High Court Is Wrong To Ban CLE Diversity Requirements
The Florida Supreme Court is wrong in precluding attorneys from getting any continuing legal education credit for courses that use so-called diversity quotas, as it [...]
Fed. Circ. Upholds Partial Ax Of 7 Data Storage Patents
The Federal Circuit on Thursday and Friday affirmed a series of Patent Trial and Appeal Board rulings that largely invalidated claims of seven data storage [...]
Health Hires: Balt, McDermott Will & Emery
Neurovascular business Balt has named a new legal chief, while McDermott Will & Emery LLP added various intellectual property attorneys focused on the life sciences [...]
Patent Filings Roundup: Joao Entity Sues Nonprofits, Pediatricians; Fortress Entity Sues LG on TVs in ED Tex; Vector Capital-funded Semi Campaign Runs into the PTAB
As we finish up the year, the high district court termination rate continues; 85 terminations this week, including a fair amount of transfers, rounded out [...]
Brand Battles: 'Blexit' Foundation Aims To Shut Down TM App
In Law360's latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, the organization behind conservative activist Candace Owens' "Blexit" campaign wants to [...]
Key Trade Secret Developments Of 2021: Part 1
Significant developments in U.S. trade secret litigation and legislation this year included the U.S. Supreme Court narrowing the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse [...]
Albright Transfer Drama Will Keep Eyes On Texas In 2022
The concentration of large amounts of patent litigation before Western District of Texas Judge Alan Albright, and the Federal Circuit's repeated criticism of him for [...]
AutoStore Wins Bid To Amend Patent In Warehouse Tech Case
A judge on Friday said Norwegian automated warehousing company AutoStore could amend a patent for robot technology in its infringement action against Ocado, rejecting arguments [...]
Five Key Patent Developments in Europe for 2021
As part of its review of 2021, IPWatchdog takes a look back on five patent stories from the past year in Europe, and highlights what [...]
BGI Units Lose Appeal Over Illumina DNA Sequencing IP
The Court of Appeal on Friday rejected a bid by BGI Group subsidiaries to overturn findings that they infringed valid patents for rapid DNA sequencing [...]
High-End Jeweler Yurman Says Mejuri Is Ripping Off Its Brand
Luxury jewelry company David Yurman on Friday accused the predominantly internet-based retailer Mejuri of copying its designs and trying to "freeride" off its reputation and [...]
Nintendo Wins UK Blocking Order On Piracy-Enabling Sites
A judge granted website-blocking orders sought by Nintendo on Friday against six British telecommunications companies including SKY and BT after the electronics company argued that [...]
Fox News Loses Bid To Toss Dominion $1.6B Defamation Suit
A Delaware judge on Thursday denied Fox News' bid to toss Dominion Voting Systems' $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit accusing the news network of spreading "outlandish" [...]
NCAA Governors Greenlight New Streamlined Constitution
The National Collegiate Athletic Association's governing body on Thursday greenlit a new streamlined constitution that shifts power to schools and conferences, sending it to the [...]
Intellectual Property in Websites and Copyright Issues

11th March 2020 Intellectual Property Protection | Jax Floro

Your website represents your business on the Internet and it...

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CCPA: How to comply with the New California Consumer Privacy Act

3rd March 2020 Privacy | Johanne Sarcilla

The New California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 has been...

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Vodka Wars: KWM, SPI Group Wins Long-Running Stolichnaya Trade Mark Case

21st February 2020 Trade Marks | SVETH MILANES

King & Wood Mallesons, in a 15-year trade mark case,...

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Is “Innocent” Copyright Infringement a Defence to Copyright Infringement?

13th February 2020 Copyright | Jax Floro

Copyright is a form of legal protection automatically provided to...

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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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