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Fed. Circ. Backs Claim Construction In Gun Patent Case
The Federal Circuit on Wednesday held that a lower court made the right call when it limited a claim in a Florida gun manufacturer's shotgun [...]
Ivantis To Pay $60M To End Patent Fight Over Glaucoma Tech
Glaukos Corp. and Ivantis Inc. have inked a $60 million deal to end their patent dispute over therapies for treating glaucoma, the companies announced Wednesday. [...]
FDA Biosimilar Approval Foreshadows IP Litigation Issues
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's recent approval of an interchangeable biosimilar drug has raised expectations of price erosion for originator biologics, creating three important [...]
A History Of The AIA, From Its Origins To Arthrex
The America Invents Act had a lengthy path through Congress before it was signed into law in September 2011, and it has spurred numerous court [...]
Winning at the PTAB: IPWatchdog LIVE Panelists Warn, Don’t Be Flashy
On the second day of IPWatchdog Live in Dallas, Texas, a panel of attorneys shed light on how to triumph at the Patent Trial and [...]
10 Years Later, The AIA Is Not Done Reshaping Patent Law
When the America Invents Act became law 10 years ago this week, it reshaped the patent world in ways that are continuing to evolve. Here's [...]
Former ND Calif. US Atty Rejoins Sidley, Along With Ex-AUSA
Sidley Austin LLP announced Wednesday that it's bulking up its white collar practice with a couple of familiar faces — former U.S. Attorney for the Northern [...]
Bitcoin 'Inventor' Can't Jump Into Cryptocurrency IP Case
A judge has rejected a bid from someone claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous inventor of Bitcoin, seeking to overturn a default judgment over [...]
BREAKING: BASF Wins $85M In Antitrust Damages From Delaware Trial
A federal jury in Delaware handed BASF Corp. an effective $84.9 million award Wednesday after agreeing with claims that specialty chemical and carbon product maker [...]
Complex IP Challenges in Autonomous Vehicles
On August 16, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that it had opened a probe into Tesla’s driver-assistance technologies after it identified 11 [...]
Goodwin Nabs Dechert IP Partner For Life Sciences Team
Goodwin Procter LLP has hired a partner from Dechert to join its life sciences and technology team in Paris in the latest in a string [...]
Ultravision Won't Get New Trial After Losing LED Patent Row
A Texas federal judge on Tuesday shot down a request for a new trial from LED maker Ultravision Technologies LLC, which lost its patent infringement [...]
Netflix Nixes 3 Patents From Broadcom Suit Under Alice
A California federal judge dismissed without prejudice three streaming patents from Broadcom Corp.'s suit against Netflix Inc., ruling Tuesday that they are invalid under the [...]
$48M BASF-Ingevity Antitrust Trial Goes To Jurors In Delaware
 A Delaware federal jury began deliberations Tuesday on BASF Corp. claims accusing Ingevity Corp. of wrongly strong-arming customers to protect its lock on sales of [...]
Fed. Circ. Wipes Out Omega's $4.6M Jury Win — For Now
The Federal Circuit on Tuesday threw out Omega Patents' $4.6 million jury win in a retrial over vehicle tracking technology, calling for a new damages [...]
Iancu, Kilbride, Israel Separate Fact from Fiction During IPWatchdog LIVE Panel on TRIPS IP Waiver
On Monday of IPWatchdog LIVE in Dallas, a panel on “The TRIPS IP Waiver: Separating Fact & Fiction" was moderated by president and CEO of [...]
GoPro Loses Bid For Quick Win On Digital Camera Patents
A California federal judge on Monday refused to hand a quick win to GoPro Inc. in a spat with Contour IP Holding LLC over digital [...]
Apotex, Mylan Urge Full Fed. Circ. To Ax Cancer Drug Patent
Apotex and Mylan have asked the full Federal Circuit to reconsider a panel's decision refusing to invalidate patents for Teva's cancer drug Bendeka, saying the [...]
Iancu, Fed. Circ. Judge Warn Patent System Needs Revamping
Former U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Director Andrei Iancu suggested Tuesday the U.S. needs to overhaul its intellectual property policy before it loses more innovation [...]
Judge Shuts Down Finjan Investors' Suit Over $44M Sale
A California federal judge has dismissed with prejudice Finjan Holdings investors' proposed securities class action over the cybersecurity company's $44 million sale to Fortress Investment [...]
Groups Urge ITC To Ban Google's Speakers In Sonos IP Fight
Patent organizations, educational nonprofits and Grammy Award-winning record producers are among those backing Sonos' bid for the full U.S. International Trade Commission to review an [...]
Ga. Judge Weighs Injunction Against Insurance Executive
A Georgia federal judge said Tuesday that the fate of insurance underwriting firm ISC Holdings' effort to permanently enjoin its former chief underwriting officer from [...]
Pot Co. Prez Wants Out Of 'Borat' Star's Copyright Suit
The president of cannabis company Solar Therapuetics Inc. has asked to be dismissed from a copyright infringement suit brought against him and the company by [...]
Square Joins IP Nonaggression Group For Open-Source Tech
Financial technology giant Square has joined the Open Invention Network, an organization committed to protecting open-source software and promoting "patent nonaggression," OIN said Tuesday. [...]
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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Does registering a domain name with a domain name registrar give you trade marks rights?

19th August 2019 Domain Name | Jax Floro

The answer is no! That is because they are not...

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India Hosts This Year’s International IP Skills Summit (IIPSS)

13th August 2019 Events | Sveth Milanes

Twenty-two auxiliary countries will be engaging in this year’s International...

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Trade Mark Solicitation Scams – Don’t get Scammed!

8th August 2019 Trade Marks | Jax Floro

Trademark solicitation scams from fake trade mark registration agencies have...

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Facebook Remains in Top 10 Global 500 Report Despite Criticism Over Data Handling

31st July 2019 Social Media and Marketing | Sveth Milanes

Over the past four years, Facebook has encountered a series...

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