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By Stephen Kranz, Diann Smith, Eric Carstens
DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson recently announced that a public hearing will take place later this month before the Committee of the Whole to consider a bill ...
By Amanda Enyeart, Drew Elizabeth McCormick
The October issue of the journal Science features a series of short articles highlighting a database containing a list of more than 18,000 scientific papers and conference abstracts that have been...
By Evan Belosa
Given the rise of the #MeToo movement, companies are having to deal with many issues when drafting employee agreement contracts.
By Michael Peregrine
A revised Department of Justice (DOJ) policy serves to clarify the relationship between establishing individual accountability and qualifying for cooperation credit
By Gregory Heltzer, Matthew Evola
Consistent with Assistant Attorney General Delrahim's speech on September 25, 2018, the DOJ released a new Model Timing Agreement which sets out that it will require fewer custodians,
By Marc Sorini
As you likely have read in the trade press already, on Wednesday, November 28, 2018, the US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit issued its opinion in Lebamoff v. Rauner.
By Katherine Tabor
On appeal from two oppositions, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) refusal to register marks for CORN THINS and RICE THINS for snack...
By Sarah P. Hogarth
Addressing whether the district court correctly found a likelihood of confusion as a matter of law between two "identical" logos arranged around a stylized bird, the US Court of Appeals...
By Mary Hallerman
Addressing core issues of trademark law, including evidentiary presumptions afforded to registered trademarks and considerations in determining whether trademarks have acquired secondary meaning,
By Amol Parikh
The Supreme Court of the United States granted, in part, Return Mail's petition for certiorari to address whether the federal government has standing to challenge patents using post-grant...
By Paul Devinsky, Paul S. St. Marie, Jr.
The US Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of a fraudulent conveyance claim for a "blocking right"and right of first refusal under a patent transfer agreement
By Judith Wethall
Yesterday, the IRS released Notice 2018-94. This notice extends the due date for furnishing to individuals the 2018 Form 1095-B, Health Coverage
By Stefan Meisner, Lisa A. Peterson
A federal district court in California granted partial summary judgment for the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and ordered a standard essential patent (SEP) holder ...
By Brian Jones
Addressing whether patent claims were directed to abstract ideas, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit found that a number of claims directed to organizing and presenting information ...
By Sami Sedghani
Addressing patent eligibility under 35 USC § 101 for gene-related patents, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court's grant of summary judgment of invalidity ...
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