Mondaq USA: Intellectual Property
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Lack of clarity is not a ground for opposition before the EPO, but can be raised against amendments filed during the opposition proceedings.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Pom Wonderful LLC and The Coca-Cola Company battled it out on the issue of whether a private party can bring a claim under Section 43(a) of the Lanham Act.
Scott & Scott LLP
Many executives view management and protection of internal data and intellectual property as an information technology or a security issue.
Fenwick & West LLP
The technology and life sciences communities alike have been raving about new "wonder material" graphene for the past year.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Your video just went viral. Millions of people around the world are watching and talking about something you created or captured. What do you do next? At Trademarkology, we suggest getting a trademark.
Orrick
Judge Davila last week denied Plaintiff Open Text’s request for preliminary injunction against Defendant Box.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
The latest development in Vermont Attorney General Bill Sorrell’s landmark lawsuit against alleged patent troll MPHJ counts as a win for the state.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
The TTAB offered insight into the Board’s position on granting summary judgment based solely on admissions obtained by default under FRCP 36(a)(3).
Orrick
The rapper known as "50 Cent" stole trade secrets to the tune of $15 million, an arbitrator found.
Fox Rothschild LLP
James M. Singer was quoted in the "Pittsburgh Post-Gazette" article, "Patent Trolls Can Be Bad for Business."
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The ITC issued a notice determining that electronic files are "articles" and that transmission of such files constitutes "importation" under Section 337.
WilmerHale
WilmerHale compiles lists of certiorari petitions that raise patent-law issues. This article contains a consolidated list of all recently pending petitions, organized in reverse chronological order by date of certiorari petition.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
In the wake of last year’s Boston Marathon bombings, two Emerson College students, Christopher Dobens and Nicholas Reynolds, began marketing t-shirts with the slogan "Boston Strong" hoping to raise a few hundred dollars for the victims of the attack.
Brinks Gilson & Lione
In an important opinion regarding standing for false advertising suits in the United States, the U.S. Supreme Court on March 25 this year ruled that Static Control Components Inc. had standing to sue Lexmark International Inc. for false advertising.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Major movie studios and record labels are suing Megaupload for copyright infringement.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
You may have noticed a "very unusual kind of egg" in your grocery store. It is only available between New Year’s Day and Easter. It is wrapped in colorful foil.
Foley & Lardner
In Hoffman-LaRoche v Apotex, the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court’s summary judgment that two Roche Boniva patents are invalid as obvious.
Foley Hoag LLP
Tax day presents several interesting questions for copyright holders.
Fenwick & West LLP
"Oh, he wants to do a selfie," President Barack Obama observed with amusement before gamely posing with Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz.
Foley Hoag LLP
The Middle Louisiana Federal District Court faced a conflict between trademark protection and the First Amendment’s protection of political advocacy.
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A discussion on key five IP consideration corporate counsel should be aware of when retaining a contractor for the developing of a company's software.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last week, Taco Bell released a TV commercial featuring real men named Ronald McDonald enjoying Taco Bell’s new breakfast items.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
A top-level domain is the part of an Internet address appearing to the right of the last period.
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
On November 12, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected Patrick Cariou’s petition for a writ of certiorari, effectively ending his effort to undo the Second Circuit’s controversial decision, which largely exonerated from copyright liability artist Richard Prince’s Canal Zone works that incorporated Cariou’s copyrighted photographs of native Rastafarians.
Duane Morris LLP
In a trio of March 6, 2014 inter partes review (IPR) decisions, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) canceled patent claims related to next generation DNA sequencing technology, after Illumina, Inc. countered Columbia University’s patent infringement suit by successfully petitioning for IPR of claims in three of five of Columbia’s patents-in-suit.
Orrick
Former Korn/Ferry recruiter David Nosal was sentenced to one year and one day in prison on Wednesday for violating the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the Economic Espionage Act.
Orrick
What do Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez, and Celine Dion all have in common?
Foley Hoag LLP
PROs issue licenses to, and collect royalties from, TV stations and other parties who wish to perform or broadcast copyrighted musical compositions.
Jones Day
The European Union has a new regime for assessing technology licensing agreements under EU competition law.
Foley & Lardner
On January 10, 2014 the Supreme Court granted certiorari in two patent cases, one copyright case, and a fourth case that may have implications for federal trademark law.
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