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Copyright Office Mulls Possible Licensing Options For AI Cos.
The top lawyer at the U.S. Copyright Office said Thursday that the agency is on the search for a licensing model that could offer a solution [...]
Bored Ape NFT Copycats Owe Yuga Labs $7M In Atty Fees
The artists accused of ripping off the Bored Ape Yacht Club non-fungible token collection have been ordered to pay creator Yuga Labs more than $7 [...]
Petition Watch: Patent Obviousness, ADA Trials, Spoofing
The U.S. Supreme Court receives thousands of petitions for review each term, but only a few make the news. Here, Law360 looks at four petitions [...]
Luv N Care Comes Out Clean In Baby Rinser Patent Trial
A Louisiana federal jury has cleared Luv N Care Ltd. in a suit claiming its Nuby Tear-Free Rinse Pail infringes a patent owned by inventor [...]
Newman Suspension Row Should Stay In Fed. Circ., Judge Told
U.S. Circuit Judge Pauline Newman can't take her challenge of her Federal Circuit suspension to an outside judge, a D.C. federal judge heard Thursday as [...]
4 Tattoo Copyright Claims Against NBA Video Game Tossed
An Ohio federal judge ruled that some tattoos must be excluded from a copyright infringement lawsuit against the makers of the video game series NBA [...]
Oprah Photo Spurs IP Suit Against Houston Newspaper
After images of Oprah, Megan Thee Stallion and Issa Rae appeared in a Houston newspaper, an agency representing three photographers behind the pictures has cried [...]
Invisalign Maker Says Deal With Rival Was Lawfully Ended
The maker of Invisalign teeth aligners on Thursday urged a California federal judge to toss antitrust claims in a certified class action brought by consumers [...]
Lawmakers Push Back On Biden's Support For TRIPS Waiver
A bipartisan group of federal lawmakers on Thursday said the Biden administration shouldn't endorse an expanded deal from years ago at the World Trade Organization [...]
Will Kat Von D Trial Have A 'Blurred Lines' Impact On Tattoos?
With closing arguments set for Friday in a photographer's copyright lawsuit against Kat Von D over a Miles Davis tattoo she produced, some observers say [...]
Judge Wants To Get Lewis Brisbois IP Row 'Back To Normal'
A Houston federal judge gave the parties being sued for trademark infringement by Lewis Brisbois five days to respond with proposed revisions to a protective [...]
Levi Strauss Hits Rival With TM Suit Over Tab Label Design
Jeans maker Levi Strauss & Co. has gone after clothing company Brunello Cucinelli USA Inc. in California federal court, alleging the rival is sowing customer [...]
Prince's Estate To Stay With Managers During Del. Dispute
A legal adviser and music producer who were managing the late musician Prince's estate until a group of his heirs purportedly voted them out will [...]
Tesla Accused Of Infringing Self-Driving Car Patent
Tesla Inc. is facing an infringement suit from a Texas company accusing the electric vehicle giant of infringing a patent with its self-driving technology, Tesla Autopilot.   [...]
PTAB Invalidates 18 Claims Of Asetek Computer Cooling Patent
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has invalidated all challenged claims of an Asetek Danmark A/S computer cooling system patent, handing a win to patent [...]
Ex-Director Says Off-Label Marketing Objections Cost Him Job
The former director of government sales for a major pharmaceutical company alleged in a retaliation lawsuit that he was fired for voicing concerns about the [...]
Intel Denied Defense-Only Patent Trial Against VLSI
Intel Corp. can't get a jury to review whether it has a license to VLSI Technology LLC's patents since there are no open claims tied [...]
Nextel Still A Brand Name At Cocktail Parties, 11th Circ. Told
An attorney for Sprint who's trying to beat back a challenge to the $9.7 million jury award the company secured from an imitation walkie-talkie manufacturer [...]
Ericsson, KPN Settle Network Patent Fight
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board and the Federal Circuit have each tossed disputes between Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson and Dutch rival KPN over a [...]
Patent Marketplace Co. IPwe Hits Ch. 11 In Del.
IPwe, a patent trading platform operator, is petitioning for Chapter 11 protection in Delaware with about $7.2 million in debt, a significant portion of which is [...]
Examiner Interviews: Don’t Argue
An examiner interview is the best tool available to progress patent prosecution. Examiner interviews provide an avenue to quickly clear up misunderstandings, explore options, and [...]
Taking A Closer Look At Fed. Circ. Claim Construction Split
An empirical analysis of a year's worth of claim construction decisions from the Federal Circuit and four key district court jurisdictions shows that these constructions [...]
Ga. Beer Biz Settles Trademark Suit Against Mobile Bar Rival
Dueling mobile bar companies based in Georgia and California have agreed to end an extended trademark dispute over strikingly similar names, according to a notice [...]
Co. Says Zurich Should Pay For Judgment Against Agent
Life insurance software company Compulife told the Eleventh Circuit Thursday that Zurich American Insurance Co. should have to pay for a judgment against an insurance [...]
ATMOSS: The Australian Trade Mark Database

15th September 2020 Trade Marks | Sveth Milanes

The primary function of a trade mark is to designate...

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IP Report 2020 on Trade Mark Filing Statistics in Australia and Overseas

6th September 2020 Trade Marks | Jax Floro

A trade mark is a way for customers to recognize...

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U.S. Supreme Court Overturns USPTO Trade Mark Refusal Against

28th August 2020 Trade Marks | Jill Junio is an Amsterdam based digital travel company that provides...

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European Union (EU) Individuals and California Residents Privacy Policy

23rd August 2020 Privacy | Sveth Milanes

A privacy policy is a form of disclosure as to...

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Author’s Copyright Protection

14th August 2020 Copyright | Jax Floro

The author/s of a work is the first owner of...

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ACCC Putting Foot Down, Demanding Transparency and Accountability from APRA

6th August 2020 Copyright | Jill Junio

There are many copyright users who wish to make use...

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New Privacy Law Regime – $10 million in Penalties

24th July 2020 Privacy | Jax Floro

The Federal Government has announced important changes to the Privacy...

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Google Loses Appeal as French Courts Uphold a Monster Fine of 50 Million Euros!

17th July 2020 Privacy | Jill Junio

France’s Highest Administrative Court (“Conseil d’Etat”) seals with finality the...

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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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