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Shelston IP
Gene-based pharmaceuticals, namely interfering RNA compositions, now represent patentable subject matter in Australia.
Shelston IP
This article briefly considers some of the reasons behind the decision to cull these SAP/SEP processes.
Aitken Klee
In E Mishan & Sons v Supertek Canada, 2016 FC 986, Justice Hughes of the Federal Court dismissed Supertek's claim for damages stemming from statements made by Mishan. Both Mishan and Supertek sell expandable garden hoses in Canada.
Aitken Klee
On August 23, 2016, the Federal Court released the public judgment and reasons by Justice Brown in 2016 FC 857.
Aitken Klee
On September 15, 2016, Justice Boswell dismissed Richtree's appeal, pursuant to section 56 of the Trade-marks Act, from the decision of the Trade-marks Opposition Board that had rejected Richtree's opposition to a trade-mark application filed by Mövenpick.
McInnes Cooper
For many businesses, large and small, their "Intellectual Property" (IP) is one of their most valuable assets. So understanding IP is important.
Lloreda Camacho & Co
These trademarks include sound, animation, tactile, gestures, position, holographs, movement, and smell, among others.
Khurana and Khurana
In order to analyse Patent infringement or to conclude Freedom to Operate (FTO) search, one must know how to calculate expiry of Patents or estimated expiry of pending Patent Applications.
Khurana and Khurana
This may sound difficult given that commercial places in India have taken right to play the music as their inherent one.
Thompson Coburn LLP
The America Invents Act (AIA), passed almost five years ago, continues to substantially change patent law in the United States — and questions about the law's effects are still being litigated.
Foley & Lardner
The joinder provisions of inter partes review (IPR) proceedings can be a great tool to circumvent the 1-year IPR filing deadline following service of a complaint for infringement.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
With the advent of every pioneering technology, intellectual property disputes inevitably follow.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
A few days ago, Harry Shearer sued Vivendi (and related entities), accusing the media company of cheating him and the other co-creators of "This is Spinal Tap" out of millions of dollars in profits from the movie, the soundtrack, and related merchandise sales through breach of contract and unfair business practices.
Foley & Lardner
The USPTO has yet to implement new rules requiring applicants to promptly record patent ownership information...
Fox Rothschild LLP
The Supreme Court will decide whether to uphold the Federal Circuit's finding that Lanham Act's Section 2(a), barring registration of "disparaging" marks, violates the First Amendment.
Fox Rothschild LLP
The Court granted Plaintiff Arrowpoint Capital Corp.'s motion for partial summary judgment in its trademark infringement action against Defendants Arrowpoint Asset Management, LLC, et al. after finding that Arrowpoint Capital is entitled to summary judgment on the issue of ownership of certain marks containing the "ARROWPOINT" element ..
Fox Rothschild LLP
The United States economy loses between $200 billion and $250 billion each year as a result of counterfeiting and piracy
Fox Rothschild LLP
Carol E. Thorstad-Forsyth was featured in the American Intellectual Property Law Association's 2016 Annual Report.
Jones Day
On October 19, 2016, the Commission issued a notice instituting an investigation in Certain Silicon-On-Insulator Wafers, Inv. No. 337-TA-1025.
Jones Day
The court disagreed with the PTAB's view that institution of an IPR upon a finding of a reasonable likelihood of success operates to shift the burden of producing evidence of non-obviousness to the patent owner.
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Kaye Scholer LLP
In his 2013 State of the Union address, President Obama said that 3D printing is a technology that has "the potential to revolutionize the way we make almost everything."
Gowling WLG
The English High Court (Patents Court) has ruled in a patent dispute concerned with the treatment of erectile dysfunction.
Fish & Richardson
One of the most important remedies a trade secret owner may want is a court order enjoining a former employee from going to a competitor and making use the trade secret there.
Fish & Richardson
Bankruptcy presents risks for, among many others, IP licensees. Fortunately, there is a provision in the federal bankruptcy law that is designed to protect IP licensees when a licensor becomes insolvent.
Foley Hoag LLP
On September 8, 2016, the ECJ rendered a controversial decision in GS Media v. Sanoma Media, which has been acclaimed by copyright holders and heavily criticized by internet companies.
Sim & McBurney - Sim Ashton & McKay LLP
In the context of today's Internet technology, the infringement of copyrighted works has become simplified and wide-spread, with infringers emboldened by the ability to keep their identities largely private.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Within a few days of purchasing several patents for $2 million, a patentee began sending demand letters to potential infringers and filed a patent infringement suit within the year.
Moroğlu Arseven
Turkey has introduced principles and procedures for management of intellectual property rights owned or shared by the Scientific and Technological Research Council.
Mayer Brown
This Legal Update should help separate fact from fiction regarding this important issue.
Mayer Brown
On 8 September 2016 (C-160/15), the CJEU ruled that the posting of a hyperlink to copyright-protected works located on another website does not constitute copyright infringement when the link poster does not seek financial gain.
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