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Bourbon Co. Partly Blocks Namesake's Kin From Using Name
The Kentucky spirits giant that currently sells J.W. Dant bourbon can temporarily block a new whiskey distillery launched by the great-great-great-grandson of the brand's 19th-century [...]
The Year in Copyright: From Google v. Oracle to the Takings Clause
One of the greatest attributes of copyright law is the never-ending abundance of exciting new developments, including those in Congress, the courts, and at the [...]
Fed. Circ. Won't Revive Chemical Co.'s Inducement Suit
The Federal Circuit on Thursday cleared a Swiss engineering company of allegations that it caused another company to infringe patents for chemicals used in making [...]
FDA Tosses Par Pharma's Anti-Generic Bid, Vows FTC Referral
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has shot down Par Pharmaceutical's bid to keep a rival generic of its flagship drug off the market, even [...]
IP Forecast: Feds To Spar With Gilead Over CEO's Testimony
Gilead Sciences will ask a Delaware federal judge next week to block the federal government from deposing the pharmaceutical company's CEO in a high-profile patent [...]
2021 Gift Guide For Intellectual Property Lovers
Do you have some last-minute holiday shopping to do, and you're looking to share your love of intellectual property with others? Law360 has pulled together [...]
Judge Questions Feasibility Of Oct. Google Play Trial
A California federal judge sent Google and state attorneys general and private plaintiffs, including Epic Games, back to the bargaining table Thursday on whether the [...]
H&R Block Says Rebranded Rival Stole Name, Logo
Tax preparation industry giant H&R Block accused a fintech startup formerly known as Square of launching its own online tax filing service that capitalizes on [...]
Intel Adds To Supreme Court's Fintiv Petitions
Intel Corp. is the latest to join the chorus of calls for the U.S. Supreme Court to review the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's practice [...]
Law Firms Must Prepare For Contract Tech Co. Consolidation
The legal industry's continued remote work needs during the pandemic have fueled growth of contract lifecycle management providers, but to continue access to the platforms [...]
The Year Of The Patent Meme
In July, an extremely serious debate broke out on Twitter. As a photograph of Timothée Chalamet, Wes Anderson, Tilda Swinton and Bill Murray dressed from [...]
Pot Co. Wants Tobacco Rival Sanctioned Over Phony Photo
A California cannabis company asked an Arizona federal judge Wednesday to issue sanctions against the plaintiff who launched a trademark suit against it, arguing that [...]
Kilpatrick Townsend Fights DQ Bid In $5M Hotel License Row
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP has urged a Georgia federal court to deny a disqualification bid against it in a $5 million hotel licensing dispute, [...]
InterDigital's Injunction Bid Rebuffed In IP War Against Lenovo
A London judge refused Thursday to slap Lenovo with an injunction for infringing InterDigital's standard-essential 4G wireless technology patent, saying caselaw remained unsettled on whether [...]
Trademarks in 2021: Recounting the Most High-Profile Trademark Developments of the Year
The past year has seen the implementation of brand-new trademark legislation, significant analysis of trademark liability for new technologies, renewed focus on the doctrine of [...]
Senate Panel Advances Ohio, Washington District Court Noms
The Senate Judiciary Committee voted to approve four district court nominees from Ohio and Washington state Thursday with various levels of bipartisan support, moving them [...]
Holmes' 'Risky' Decision To Testify Could Save Her, Attys Say
With closing arguments in ex-Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes' monthslong criminal fraud trial slated to begin Thursday, legal experts say the outcome of her trial could [...]
Mylan Can't Decertify EpiPen Antitrust Action Ahead Of Trial
A Kansas federal judge on Wednesday largely denied Mylan's bid ahead of trial next month to decertify antitrust class action claims accusing the pharmaceutical company [...]
Top 2021 FRAND/RAND Licensing Developments in the United States: Part I
As the year draws to a close, it is time to look back at some of the biggest FRAND (fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory) licensing developments [...]
Internet Association, Amicus Filer In Many IP Cases, Disbands
The Internet Association, a lobbying group that filed numerous amicus briefs on behalf of companies operating on the internet in patent and copyright cases, announced [...]
Centene Hits Gilead With HIV Generic Antitrust Suit
Managed care company Centene Corp. has hit Gilead Sciences Inc. with an antitrust suit in California federal court, accusing the pharmaceutical giant of conspiring with [...]
Intellectual Ventures Says HP Infringed Computer Cluster IP
Intellectual Ventures sued Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. in Texas federal court on Wednesday, accusing the software company of producing and selling cluster computing products and [...]
The Biggest Trademark Rulings Of 2021
With the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board finding an attorney's reckless disregard for the truth was enough to prove fraud and the Eighth Circuit wading [...]
Zillow Faces Uncertain PTAB Judge In IBM Patent Fight
A Patent Trial and Appeal Board judge expressed doubt Wednesday about the viability of some of Zillow's arguments that two IBM Corp. patents are invalid, [...]
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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The Difference Between a Business Name and a Trade Mark

11th October 2019 Trade Marks | Sveth Milanes

A business name and a trade mark have different purposes,...

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Design Registration Australia: Replica Furniture

3rd October 2019 Design Law | Jax Floro

Australia has strict intellectual property laws yet there is a...

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How to Register a Trade Mark in Australia

26th September 2019 Trade Marks | Sveth Milanes

An important step for any business is to assess their...

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The Difference between a Trade Mark Assignment and a Trade Mark Licence

20th September 2019 Trade Marks | Jax Floro

As the owner of a trade mark, you have exclusive...

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2019 World’s Most Innovative Countries Ranked by Global Innovation Index

13th September 2019 Globalisation | Sveth Milanes

Together with INSEAD (Institut Européen d'Administration des Affaires) and Cornell...

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This AI tool is Smart Enough to Spot AI-generated Articles and Tweets

6th September 2019 AI and Robotics | Jax Floro

With advances in technology and easy access to paid and...

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DATA PRIVACY UPDATE: GDPR-GRADE FINES ISSUED BY UK ICO

30th August 2019 Privacy | Sveth Milanes

The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) armed with General Data...

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Alibaba’s Takes on IP Infringement Battle

23rd August 2019 Intellectual Property Protection | Sveth Milanes

Alibaba’s relentless commitment to take on IP infringement was acknowledged...

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