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Recapping Abitron at the High Court: The Long Arm of the…Lanham Act?
Can the Lanham Act apply to the conduct of foreign entities occurring entirely outside the United States and, if so, what is the test? The [...]
Countdown to the Unified Patent Court, Part IV: Financials
The Unified Patent Court (UPC) is only a fortnight away; it will go live on June 1, 2023. No doubt, the UPC will become a [...]
BREAKING: Allen & Overy, Shearman To Merge After Hogan Deal Falls Through
Allen & Overy LLP and Shearman & Sterling LLP said Sunday that they planned to merge, following months of high-profile exits at Shearman after its [...]
Cannabis for Therapeutic Purposes in Brazil: Recent Developments and Future Perspectives
It is not news that cannabis-based medicines have been used for millennia around the world in the treatment of conditions and diseases such as chronic [...]
CureVac Lobs Infringement Counterclaims At BioNTech, Pfizer
CureVac on Friday accused BioNTech and Pfizer of infringing nine of its patents covering COVID-19 technology, lodging counterclaims in the pharmaceutical companies' case, which was [...]
Ex-Amgen Exec's Startup Gets PTAB To Review Amgen Patent
A venture capital-funded startup run by a former Amgen executive has persuaded the Patent Trial and Appeal Board to investigate the validity of a cancer [...]
Intel Strikes Out Again In Bid For VLSI Investor Information
Intel's attempt to secure more information about the investors in VLSI, the company that is pursuing a multibillion-dollar patent enforcement campaign against the chipmaker, has [...]
$35M Patent Infringement Case Against Dropbox Flops At Trial
A federal jury in Waco, Texas, on Friday cleared online file storage company Dropbox Inc. in a $35 million case alleging that it infringed patents [...]
Sonos' $90M Damages Ask Tossed As Google Jury Gets Case
A California federal judge on Friday told jurors considering Sonos' smart speaker patent infringement suit against Google to disregard a $90 million damages estimate from [...]
Law Firm Beats Rival's TM Suit But Founder Still On Hook
A federal judge in Phoenix has found that a local personal injury law firm didn't make its case that a rival's purchase of Google search [...]
In Fed. Circ. Remand, PTAB Again Axes Food Slicer Patent
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has found that claims in a Provisur Technologies Inc. food slicer patent were invalid, handing a win to patent [...]
En Banc Urged After Fed. Circ. Axes $20M Google Patent Loss
An inventor of anti-malware software is asking the Federal Circuit for en banc review after a panel tossed a $20 million jury patent verdict in [...]
Other Barks & Bites for Friday, May 19: Apple Employee Charged with Trade Secrets Theft; OpenAI CEO Testifies Before Congress; and Taco Bell Contests Taco Tuesday Trademark
This week in Other Barks & Bites: Sanofi wins its patent case against Amgen in front of the U.S. Supreme Court; Open AI CEO Sam [...]
2nd Circ. Backs Club's Win In Models' Photo Suit
The Second Circuit has refused to revive a lawsuit from several models who claimed a strip club was using their photos to promote the club [...]
Harvard Fights Vizgen's Claims In Spatial Imaging Patent Fight
Harvard University and 10x Genomics Inc. have urged a Delaware federal judge to throw out antitrust and unfair competition counterclaims in a patent suit over [...]
Brand Battles: Salesforce Targets DoorDash's 'DashForce' TM
In Law360's latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, cloud software giant Salesforce is seeking to stop food delivery service [...]
Companies' 'Global Hemp' Trademark Battle To Settle
Two companies with "Global Hemp" in their names have said they intend to settle a trademark infringement dispute over whether one of the businesses tried [...]
16 Ways Law Schools Can Improve The Adjunct Prof System
As law schools prepare for the fall 2023 semester, administrators should reevaluate the role of the underappreciated, indispensable adjunct, and consider concrete actions to improve [...]
IP Litigator Leaves Stroock For Venable In NY After 1 Year
Venable LLP has hired a New York-based partner from Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP for its intellectual property litigation life sciences group, the firm [...]
How The Warhol Copyright Case Affects Fair Use Protection
While the recent U.S. Supreme Court opinion in Andy Warhol Foundation v. Goldsmith narrows the scope of what qualifies as fair use, seemingly backtracking on [...]
IP Hires: Crowell & Moring, Munck Wilson, Venable
Crowell & Moring LLP has strengthened its intellectual property team with the addition of a trio of Allen & Overy LLP attorneys, and Munck Wilson Mandala [...]
Parody and Tarnishment: How Empirical Methods Can Aid Triers of Fact
In March 2023, the Supreme Court reviewed a dispute over whether VIP Products’ “Bad Spaniels Silly Squeaker” chew toy for dogs infringes upon Jack Daniel’s [...]
UK Litigation Roundup: Here's What You Missed In London
The past week in London has seen an ex-Sidley Austin partner, a top KPMG partner and an investment manager bring legal action against HMRC and [...]
Rangpur Shataranji
“Rangpur Shataranji” – A Geographical Indication of Bangladesh [...]
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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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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