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Mayer Brown
On May 15, 2020, the US Supreme Court ruled in favor of Lucky Brand Dungarees, Inc., in an ongoing 20-year trademark tussle with Marcel Fashions Group, Inc. The Supreme Court unanimously overturned...
Duane Morris LLP
As most brick and mortar stores across the U.S. remain closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, phishing scammers have ample opportunities to attack the retail industry online by stealing customer data.
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
Under 35 U.S.C. §156, a patentee can extend a patent's term to restore part of the term consumed during the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) New Drug Application (NDA) approval process for a compound covered by the patent.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
Appearing before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) looks different as a result of COVID-19. The PTAB recently held a "Boardside Chat" to talk about how PTAB practice has changed.
On August 29, 2019, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) designated as precedential its January 31, 2019 decision in Cisco Systems, Inc. v. Chrimar Systems, Inc.
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is increasingly becoming important across a diverse spectrum of technologies and businesses.
This order raises important considerations for parties and practitioners at the ITC related to the forum's jurisdictional requirement of domestic industry.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The Sedona Conference's working group on trade secrets has created a draft Commentary on the Proper Identification of Asserted Trade Secrets in Misappropriation Cases. The draft Commentary explains...
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has launched the COVID-19 IP Policy Tracker, a tool that provides information on pandemic-related IP office policy changes.
RPX Corporation
Acacia Research Corporation formed at least two new Texas NPEs in April, according to that state's public records. One of those recently created NPEs holds...
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
Blue Nile, Inc. opposed an application to register the mark shown below left, claiming a likelihood of confusion with its registered mark shown below right, both marks for jewelry.
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
In this patent infringement action between Guardant and Foundation Medicine ("Foundation"), Foundation moved to exclude the testimony of Guardant's damage expert, Dr. Becker, on reasonable royalty damages.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has launched a new initiative called the "Patents 4 Partnerships" IP Marketplace Platform.
Foley Hoag LLP
On April 27, the Supreme Court took us on a stroll down memory lane in its decision in Georgia v. Public.Resource.Org, Inc., referring us back to its very first copyright case and revisiting the...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
The Seventh Circuit recently considered the line that is drawn between what patent law protects and what trademark law protects.
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
In Uniloc USA, Inc. v. LG Electronics USA, Appeal No. 19-1835 (Fed. Cir. Apr. 30, 2020), the Federal Circuit reaffirmed that software inventions are patentable in the U.S. with a bright-line...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
On May 27, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. EDT, Seyfarth partner Erik Weibust will be presenting on a webinar for the ABA's IPLSPRING CLE Series, which is being held in lieu of the ABA-IPL Annual Meeting this year due to COVID-19.
Arnold & Porter
Aside from a little static, Monday's oral arguments in the US Patent and Trademark Office v. BV case went off without a hitch — the first telephonic argument before the US Supreme Court...
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
The TTAB sustained this opposition to registration of the proposed mark JUST DREW IT! for athletic apparel.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Welcome to the Last Month at the Federal Circuit – a look at recent Federal Circuit decisions impacting the intellectual property community.
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