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‘Shenanigans’ Gone ‘Off the Rails’: PQA Asks CAFC to Step in on Vidal Director Review Sanctions
Following United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Director Kathi Vidal’s December 2022 precedential decision that Patent Quality Assurance (PQA) abused the inter partes review [...]
New Federal Law and FTC Rule Will Imperil Trade Secret Protection
When Adam Smith spoke about an “invisible hand,” he was talking about a good thing – the way that free markets harness the laws of [...]
Buchanan Ingersoll Hires Former DLA Piper IP Pros In DC
Pittsburgh-based Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC has boosted its Washington, D.C., office's intellectual property practice with the addition of two new shareholders who were formerly [...]
How Attys Can Prep Latin American Brands For US Entry
Attorneys representing Latin American franchise systems entering the U.S. in 2023 should craft a careful strategy built around the dual-regulatory franchise scheme, intellectual property protection [...]
BREAKING: Judge Declares Mistrial In MGA Fight Over OMG Dolls
A California federal judge declared a mistrial Wednesday in MGA Entertainment's intellectual property battle with T.I. and Tameka Harris over its O.M.G. Dolls collection, after [...]
DOJ and Attorneys General Say Google’s Tactics Have ‘Broken’ Ad Tech Competition
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Attorneys General of eight U.S. states on Tuesday announced they are suing Google for antitrust violations of [...]
Dorsey & Whitney Expands DC IP Practice With New Partner
Dorsey & Whitney LLP has added an intellectual property litigation partner to its Washington, D.C., team, the firm recently announced. [...]
NetEase Says Riot's Video Game IP Suit Misses The Mark
NetEase Inc. has denied claims that its free-to-play mobile game infringes Riot Games Inc.'s flagship shooter Valorant, claiming that many of the similarities between the [...]
AMC, Sony Rip Tax Biz's 'Better Call Saul' Defamation Suit
Liberty Tax Service's lawsuit accusing AMC Networks and Sony of disparaging the company by depicting a similar business that stole customers' cash in "Better Call [...]
Patent Challenger's Fed. Circ. Petition Slams Vidal's Review
A company that was found by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Director Kathi Vidal to abuse the patent review process slammed her and the "off [...]
MGA Seeks OMG Dolls Mistrial Over Cultural Theft Testimony
MGA Entertainment moved for a mistrial Tuesday in its intellectual property fight with T.I. and Tameka Harris over its O.M.G. Dolls collection after the musicians' [...]
4th Circ. Affirms Prudential's Early Win In Web Domain Suit
The Fourth Circuit affirmed Prudential's win in a cybersquatting suit against a Chinese company that registered a domain name identical to the insurance giant's trademark, [...]
Gilead Wants US To Face Defenses Before HIV Patent Trial
Gilead wants a Delaware federal judge to split up parts of the U.S. government's patent suit over brand-name HIV treatments Truvada and Descovy, saying the [...]
Facebook Gets Patent Axed After Citing Inventors' Paper
Facebook has convinced the Patent Trial and Appeal Board to wipe out a number of claims in a patent that covers a way of creating [...]
Northern Ill. A Surprise Magnet For Counterfeiting Suits
The efficiency of the Northern District of Illinois in handling counterfeiting cases has perhaps unintentionally made it the venue of choice for many brands looking [...]
Foe Calls Lewis Brisbois' Motion In TM Case 'Embarrassment'
A man being sued by Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP told a federal court Tuesday that its bid to revoke his Pacer access was [...]
Wayfair Trims False Ad Claims From West Elm Patent Case
A Massachusetts federal judge on Tuesday trimmed two false advertising claims and one unfair competition claim from a suit alleging that online furniture retailer Wayfair [...]
8th Circ. Reverses 'Block' Bar On H&R Block Rival
The Eighth Circuit undid a temporary bar on Block Inc. from using its name in connection with its tax product, finding Tuesday that a lower [...]
Fed. Circ. Hands Win To Activision In Graphics Patent Suit
Video game publisher Activision Blizzard scored a victory in a patent suit brought by Infernal Technology when the Federal Circuit on Tuesday ruled that the [...]
Novartis Asks SCOTUS to Rein in CAFC and Ninth Circuit Approach to Panel Rehearing Decisions
Last week, Novartis Pharmaceuticals followed through on its  September 2022 promise that it would appeal the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s (CAFC’s) [...]
Jury Clears Feit Of Infringing Nichia LED Light Patent
A California federal jury has found that Feit Electric did not infringe a Nichia Corp. patent on LED lightbulbs, after a trial in the case [...]
Alternatives To IP Litigation That Can Work For Brand Owners
Intellectual property owners who can't justify the cost of trademark, copyright or advertising litigation in the current uncertain economic climate should consider less expensive brand-protection [...]
Trial Lawyers Rejoice: Justices May Clarify Issue Preservation
The U.S. Supreme Court's recent grant of certiorari in Dupree v. Younger should be a boon to trial and appellate lawyers as the decision will [...]
Court Faults Attys For Implying Patent Trial Was About 'Greed'
Los Angeles' U.S. District Judge Mark Scarsi has ordered a new trial in a legal dispute over patents that cover new 3D railway track assessment [...]

Google’s New AI Model: Who is MUM?

Google LLC is an American multinational technology company which provides search engine technology, online advertising, cloud computing, computer software, quantum computing, e-commerce, and artificial intelligence. Its current headquarters are in Mountain View, a city in Santa Clara County, California which is located in the heart of Silicon Valley. Over the years, Google has updated many […]

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Stripe: Delving into Its Dispute Resolution Mechanism

Modernization inevitably induces various forms of paradigm transformation. Among these is payment. Countries around the globe are transitioning from traditional forms of payment to digitized ones and are evolving into cashless societies. Consequently, third-party payment platforms are evolving. One of the most notable payment gateway providers is Stripe, an online payment processing and commerce solution […]

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Telstra and OneWeb’s Partnership: Providing Internet Access Even to The Most Rural Areas

The buzz in the digital industry is that low-earth orbit (LEO) satellites will revolutionize the delivery of Internet services. A satellite constellation will create a connecting bridge to allow extensive coverage of mobile network. In this way, the Internet will be accessible in most rural of places. Telstra and OneWeb have made an early move […]

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Microsoft, Phasing out Emotion Identification AI

AI tech is one of the most notable technological innovations of the 21st century. However, it remains flawed. While potent, AI still lacks flexibility and accuracy compared to human cognition. That is perhaps the biggest flaw that tech giants identify and affects the decision-making process when introducing new AI tech to the public. That was […]

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Delving into eLearning and IP protection

Due to the pandemic, many interactions nowadays have become digital. Online learning has also become increasingly popular due to the pandemic, making it a new norm. Educational institutions have adapted to online learning modality. Many universities and schools worldwide now host their course outlines and modules online and these institutions use LMS or learning management […]

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Artificial Intelligence may diagnose dementia in a day

Artificial intelligence has already been used to spot eye diseases, generate medical diagnoses, and discover early signs of any cancer. Now an artificial intelligence system is presently undergoing clinical testing by scientists for its potential to diagnose dementia after a single brain scan. It may also be able to provide information to conclude whether the […]

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Apple’s M1 Chip Has a Fascinating Flaw

A developer discovered a flaw in Apple’s New M1 CPU. This flaw creates a hidden medium by which two or more previously installed malicious apps can exchange information with each other. According to developer Hector Martin, the concealed communication is still possible even without the use of computer memory, sockets, files, or any other operating […]

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Megatron Nvidia: AI Debater Unleashed?

The future may not be set in stone. However, one thing is certain: an AI integrated future. Over the next decade, researchers expect AI to permeate into virtually every industry. It will be the driver of innovation and focus of technological advancement. Every day, innovators unlock new applications for machine learning. However, AI tech is […]

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WHAT ARE NFTs AND HOW DO THEY WORK

The Covid Pandemic has transformed many businesses to conduct their affairs through digital transactions. Quarantine encouraged people to interact, sell, and trade on the Internet through different online platforms. For some, this is a disadvantage. However, for others, this is an opportunity; especially for NFT. While NFT began in 2014, it did not hit the […]

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Woebot gets $90M Funding

Meet Woebot, a personal health ally that is grounded in clinical research and powered by AI. Woebot is a chatbot built to connect with users and helps people to lessen the symptoms of anxiety and depression whether you feel “stuck, sad or anxious”. The chatbox was founded in 2017 by Dr. Alison Darcy, a University […]

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