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Deeth Williams Wall LLP
On November 18, 2014, Justice Hughes of the Federal Court (Court) issued his ruling in Apotex Inc v Canada...
Stewart McKelvey
Canada’s Copyright Act was substantially changed with various revisions which came into effect in November of 2012.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 25 November 2014, the General Court of the European Union held that the registration of the shape of the Rubik’s cube as a Community Trade Mark is valid.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 18 November 2014, Advocate General Yves Bot issued his opinion on two cases in which Spain challenges the "unitary patent package".
Very recently, Mr. Pran Kumar Sharma, father of the Indian comic book industry and creator of iconic character Chacha Chaudhary, passed away.
Khurana and Khurana
It has been recently reported in Economic times that Cipla has filed representation with the government (Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion)
Lall & Sethi Advocates
In a landmark judgment the Supreme Court has sought to correct the trend of simultaneous assailment of a patent in different forums.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued updated guidance laying out the USPTO’s interpretation of the subject matter eligibility requirements of 35 U.S.C. 101. 2014 Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility, 79 Fed. Reg. 74618 (Dec. 16, 2014).
Foley & Lardner
On December 15th, 2014, the USPTO released its much anticipated revised subject matter eligibility examination guidance.
Foley & Lardner
You have just learned that a senior member of the company research and development team has resigned. The employee had access to important confidential information.
Womble Carlyle
On December 16, 2014, Lived In Images, Inc. (d/b/a Hometica) sued Boyd Lighting Fixture Company for copyright infringement in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California (San Francisco Division) (Case No. 3:14-cv-05500).
Fox Rothschild LLP
On December 15, 2014, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) released its much awaited revised guidelines regarding patent subject matter eligibility.
The authors offer an in-depth review of attorneys’ fees decisions since the Supreme Court’s April 29 Octane opinion.
Ropes & Gray LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari on Kimble v. Marvel Enterprises, Inc., No. 13-720, opening the possibility that the Supreme Court will overturn Brulotte v. Thys Co.
Foley & Lardner
The USPTO has issued new "Interim Guidance" for determining whether claims are eligible for patenting under 35 USC § 101.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
Twenty years ago, copyright primarily evoked music, film and literature.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The Supreme Court granted certiorari in Commil v. Cisco to decide whether an infringer’s good-faith belief of patent invalidity is a defense to induced infringement.
Foley Hoag LLP
If you are hosting or attending a party this holiday season, you probably need to pick up something to drink. This year, why not pick up a conversation starter as well?
Foley & Lardner
The USPTO has issued new "interim" guidance for determining whether claims are eligible for patenting under 35 USC 35 U.S.C. § 101.
On Dec. 4, 2014, the Federal Circuit issued a much-anticipated opinion in Ericsson, Inc. v. D-Link Sys., Inc.
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Proskauer Rose LLP
The U.S. Supreme Court recently granted the certiorari petition of Lexmark International Inc.
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
The US Supreme Court rejected three conflicting tests for standing for false advertising claims under Section 43(a) of the Lanham Act, creating a new test.
Singh & Associates
Patent system is a contract between the inventor and authority whereby the inventor gets exclusive rights for a period of 20 years in return for disclosing full details of the invention.
Singh & Associates
Compulsory licenses are generally defined as "authorizations permitting a third party to make, use, or sell a patented invention without the patent owner’s consent".
Singh & Associates
Contract of Service can easily be termed as 'when one person has agreed to employ another person as an employee, and the other person has agreed to the terms of employment and of an employee.'
Recently the Indian Patent Office published the Indian Patents (Amendment) Rules, 2014 which have come effective from Friday, 28th of February, 2014.
Singh & Associates
In today’s intellectual era, India has shown a considerable growth in its research and development.
Shelston IP
The article explains the issues, and the commonly held view of how to calculate straightforward US patent expiry dates.
Singh & Associates
A patent is an exclusive right granted to the original inventor for a novel product or a novel process that provides, a unique way of doing something, or which discloses a new technical solution to a problem.
Field Fisher Waterhouse
The dispute between Google and Oracle, over whether Java application programming interfaces (APIs) can be copyrighted, continues.
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