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Shower Curtain Cos. Want $1.5M Atty Fee In Patent Feud
Six companies that won nearly $3 million in a patent infringement trial over Hookless brand shower curtains have asked a New York federal judge for [...]
Albright Scratches Patent Claims In Website Data Spat
Tecuan Flores of Slayden Grubert Beard PLLCU.S. District Judge Alan Albright of the Western District of Texas has held that a Tennessee health care e-commerce website could [...]
Sports Co. Wants Mormon Church To Stop Using Similar Name
A Denver sports media company has asked a Colorado federal judge to block a broadcasting company owned by the Mormon Church from branding its sports [...]
Rolling Paper Co. Can't Use Disputed Spanish Origin Stamp
The maker of Raw rolling papers must fully comply with an Illinois federal judge's order to stop labeling its products as originating from Alcoy, Spain, [...]
A Look At The Legal Intersection Of AI And Life Sciences
Artificial intelligence is capable of making a real difference in the life sciences industry, potentially transforming drug discovery, clinical trials and more, but compliance and [...]
AndroGel Patent Suit Ruled Baseless For Antitrust Claims
A Pennsylvania federal court ruled that an infringement case filed in 2011 by AbbVie and Besins over AndroGel was objectively baseless, siding with drug wholesalers on [...]
Apple Scores Win at CAFC in Split Ruling on Prosecution Laches
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) ruled today in a split precedential decision authored by Judge Reyna that a district court [...]
Lessons On Prior Art From PTAB's Genetic Testing Decisions
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board's recent finding that none of the challenged claims in LabCorp v. Ravgen were unpatentable shows that practitioners should avoid [...]
What Investment Tensions With China Mean For US Issuers
As geopolitical, trade and investment tensions between the U.S. and China continue, U.S. issuers should review their current exposure to the China market and adjust [...]
Finnegan's Diversity 'University' Returns For Sophomore Year
Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner LLP is again running a program aiming to get a diverse group of students interested in intellectual property law [...]
Reed Smith Lands Ex-Perkins Coie Tech Ace In Texas
A technology transactions and privacy lawyer has joined Reed Smith LLP's global corporate group as a partner in Dallas after more than five years at [...]
Golf Tee Co. Says Gift Store Copied Its Martini Design
A company that makes distinctive cocktail glass-shaped and branded golf tees filed a lawsuit against a golfing novelty store in Georgia federal court, alleging the [...]
7 Tips To Increase Your Law Firm's DEI Efforts In 2023
Law firms looking to advance their diversity, equity and inclusion efforts should consider implementing new practices and initiatives this year, including some that require nominal [...]
IP Group Of The Year: Patterson Belknap
Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP won more than $2 billion for a software company that had its trade secrets stolen, prevented a generic version [...]
UK Litigation Roundup: Here's What You Missed In London
The past week in London has seen Getty Images sue an AI art platform for copyright breaches, former London mayoral candidate Zac Goldsmith sue Mirror [...]
Keys To A 9-0 High Court Win: Get Back To Home Base
When I argued for the petitioner in Morgan v. Sundance before the U.S. Supreme Court last year, I made the idea of consistency the cornerstone [...]
Goodwin Adds Morgan Lewis IP Litigator In San Francisco
Goodwin Procter LLP is expanding its California litigation team by adding a Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP intellectual property pro as a partner in its [...]
Sears Licensees Can't Escape Suit Over Rival Indiana Store
A federal judge on Thursday denied two Sears licensees' attempt to get out of a lawsuit accusing them of breaching a licensing agreement with the [...]
'So Blatant': Tiny Harris Says OMG Dolls Stole Her Group's IP
Singer-songwriter Tameka "Tiny" Harris told a California federal jury Thursday that she is the "mastermind" behind the pop group OMG Girlz, and that the style of MGA Entertainment [...]
Exelixis Notches Win Against MSN In Cancer Drug Patent Trial
A Delaware federal judge on Thursday rejected MSN Laboratories' validity challenge to a patent on Exelixis Inc.'s blockbuster cancer drug Cabometyx, potentially keeping MSN's planned [...]
Fla. Musician Asks 11th Circ. For IP Damages Past 3-Year Limit
A Florida musician said Thursday he should not be prevented from receiving additional damages in a copyright infringement case, arguing before the Eleventh Circuit that [...]
Judge Knocks KC And The Sunshine Band Bassist's Late Suit
A Florida magistrate judge has concluded that bass guitarist Richard Finch, formerly of the popular '70s disco group KC and the Sunshine Band, waited too [...]
Chief ITC Judge Urges Attys To Look Beyond Technical Case
The chief judge of the U.S. International Trade Commission urged attorneys on Thursday to break their cases into "small digestible bites" and rely on lay [...]
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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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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