Mondaq All Regions: Intellectual Property
Bereskin & Parr LLP
As part of the ongoing world-wide effort to improve patent quality, the five major patent offices of the IP5 have a shared vision of improved global cooperation directed toward (a) the elimination of unnecessary duplication of work...
China Sinda Intellectual Property Ltd
As you may have known, the first Intellectual Property Court in China - the Beijing Intellectual Property Court (BIPC) - was founded in November 2014.
China Sinda Intellectual Property Ltd
The Chinese judicial system is called the People's court system and is a two instance court system.
Gur Law Firm
What is the current legal status regarding the abrogation decision of the Constitutional Court on cancellation of Art. 7/1-(i) of Decree Law numbered 556?
Guneli & Koc
Article 16(5) deemed problematic by reason of Turkish Patent Institutes' extensive interpretations of the term "similar trademarks".
Guneli & Koc
After this decision, trademark applications which are identical or similar with a well-known trademark shall be registered by TPI on absolute grounds.
Clyde & Co
The recent arrival of an intellectual property team in the UK offices of Clyde & Co, has prompted us to consider some of the differences between practising as an IP lawyer in the UK and the UAE.
Clyde & Co
With the introduction of a dedicated intellectual property team into the UK offices of Clyde & Co this month we are highlighting some of the key differences between handling intellectual property litigation in the UK and the UAE.
Clyde & Co
Market updates and insights from around the region. This month we report on news from Kuwait, Saudi Arabia & the UAE.
It is an exciting time to be a copyright and trademark litigator. Important issues are finding their way to the steps of the United States Supreme Court at a rate that was unprecedented just a few years ago.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
On November 16, 2015, the TTAB reversed an Examining Attorney's refusal to register the trade name LEFT NUT BREWING CO. for beer, finding it was not immoral or scandalous.
Foley Hoag LLP
After the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo in January 2015, the French Trademark Office received so many applications for "JE SUIS CHARLIE" that the Office issued a statement in which it warned that it would not register any of these marks.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Software patents have been under fire so much that the courts now appear sympathetic when invalidating the claims as lacking patentable subject matter.
Foley Hoag LLP
Last year, we discussed the ownership of GOBBLE GOBBLE, and before that we told you why you can't buy BAKED TAM anymore. This year, our subject is the TURKEY STICK.
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act creates a liability "safe harbor" for online service providers that post content that may be protected by copyright.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
In a landmark ruling of first impression, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently held that an employer's non-competition covenant, which included the employee's pledge not to challenge the covenant...
Foley & Lardner
It is Thanksgiving here in the United States, and before I start baking pies I want to thank everyone who voted for PharmaPatentsBlog for the ABA Journal's Blawg 100.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On November 12, 2015, a divided Federal Circuit panel upheld enforcement of the ITC's $6.2 million civil penalty against DeLorme Publishing Company, Inc. and DeLorme inReach LLC.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Earlier this year, the Supreme Court announced in B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries that Trademark Trial and Appeal Board decisions are entitled to preclusive effect in later district court litigation...
In 2004, FLIR Systems, a manufacturer of infrared cameras and thermal imaging systems, acquired Indigo Systems, a manufacturer of microbolomoters, which are components for FLIR's products.
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Sullivan & Worcester LLP
Medical equipment manufacturer Becton, Dickinson and Company ("BD"), has been making its MICROTAINER blood collection containers since 1945.
Marque Lawyers
From riches to rags and maybe back again, 50 Cent is making a comeback in the US legal system, suing his legal advisors.
Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
There are two types of taglines or slogans companies typically seek protection of, taglines tied to an advertising campaign or sales of a good or service, and taglines or slogans that are on merchandise intended to invoke or amuse people and drive them to purchase the merchandise.
Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
Changes may be on the horizon for Canada's legal and regulatory regime for patents and pharmaceuticals.
Anupam Sanghi And Associates
The smartphone market is no stranger to legal struggles – Apple and Samsung have had legendary battles over patent disputes but this has largely been the case in US & Europe.
Singh & Associates
The creation or absorption of new technology has become a vital component for companies to improve or maintain their competitive position in the market place.
Stites & Harbison PLLC
I was reading an article in Wired about the secret in Silly String tonight and it got me thinking about leveraging patents into other types of intellectual property.
Singh & Associates
Section 39 of the Indian Patents Act is of prime importance during Patent prosecution.
Singh & Associates
Indian Patent Office (IPO) on September 3rd, 2015 denied Pfizer (Applicant) Inc's patent application on its rheumatoid arthritis drug Tofacitinib for the second time.
Singh & Associates
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