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Shelston IP
The court's decision is the creation of a judicial exception to patentability, in line with the United States and Europe.
Shelston IP
Trademark owners should also be vigilant in protecting and enforcing their trademark rights in a timely manner.
Gusmao & Labrunie
An analysis of recent cases reveals that new grounds, which go beyond a strict civil law perspective, have been introduced into the court's decision-making process.
Gusmao & Labrunie
A declaração incidental de nulidade de patente como preconizada pelo §1º do artigo 56 da Lei da Propriedade Industrial (Lei 9.279/96) tem sido objeto de controvérsia nos Tribunais Pátrios.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Having created the IP5 and TM5, five of the largest IP offices met recently to form an ID5. The United States Patent and Trademarks Office (USPTO) hosted an inaugural Industrial Design 5 Forum on December 7th, 2015...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
In Canada, "copyright" refers to the bundle of rights conferred by the Copyright Act (the Act) on the copyright owner and author of a work.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
Dan Bereskin and Cynthia Rowden write for The Trademark Lawyer Magazine, deliberating on the upcoming changes to trademark acts in Canada, and give their opinions on whether or not these changes will be helpful for businesses.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
One of the Plaintiffs alleged that he provided confidential information during the course of preliminary discussions with counsel at Smart & Bigger.
Marks & Clerk
Oppositions at the EPO provide an effective way of mitigating disadvantageous patent grants.
Am Badar & Partners
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Am Badar & Partners
Berdasarkan Pasal 5 UU No 15 Tahun 2001 Tentang Merek, dinyatakan bahwa Merek tidak bisa didaftarkan apabila Merek tersebut mengandung salah satu unsur di bawah ini...
Mirandah Asia
The applicant operates fitness and beauty clubs in the Asia-Pacific region, with branches in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Hong Kong.
Deris Attorneys at Law Partnership
The Turkish Patent Institute has amended the monthly publication of trademark applications for 3rd party oppositions, whereby it will publish applications twice each month.
Foley & Lardner
Today in Nike v. Adidas (Fed. Cir. 2016), the Federal Circuit partially relaxed the hurdle for a patent owner to amend claims during an IPR or other AIA proceeding.
Brinks Gilson & Lione
Primarily geographically deceptively misdescriptive. It's hard to say, and even harder to overcome when your trademark application has been so deemed by the USPTO.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
The Supreme Court surprised many patent practitioners by granting certiorari in the first case involving review of a final decision in a post-grant patent trials before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board...
Foley Hoag LLP
Designers like Alexander Wang, Rebecca Minkoff, and Michael Kors are all gearing up to premier their 2016 fall/winter collections this month during New York Fashion Week.
Jones Day
Behind any motion to disqualify, two competing interests are implicated: the client's right to the attorney of its choice versus the need to maintain ethical standards of professional responsibility.
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
The PTAB cancelled claims of a financing patent as lacking patentable subject matter in Westlake Services LLC v. Credit Acceptance Corp., CBM2014-00176 (PTAB January 25, 2016, Order) (McKone, APJ).
Foley & Lardner
Celltrion's biosimilar version of Janssen's Remicade® product cleared a significant regulatory hurdle on February 9, 2016, when the Food and Drug Administration's Arthritis Advisory Committee voted 21-3 in favor of approval.
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Around this time last year, I started worrying about what would happen if someone at a Super Bowl party asked me to explain an NFL-related lawsuit, particularly one of those IP-ish lawsuits...
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On 20 January 2016, following oral opposition proceedings, the European Patent Office (EPO) has apparently revoked a European patent held by Monsanto on certain virus-resistant melon plants.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
In Pfizer v. Lee (No. 2015-1265, January 22, 2016), the Federal Circuit upheld the USPTO's determination that the toll period for A-type patent term adjustment delay stops upon the mailing of a deficient USPTO paper.
Holland & Knight
When an online user violates copyright law, the copyright owner will frequently turn to the user's internet service provider (ISP) for relief.
Dickstein Shapiro LLP
Success in the Emerging Asian Markets (EAMs) requires medical device companies to ensure superior product and patent protection for both their products and related methods of use...
Marque Lawyers
This handbook is designed to help unwary designers avoid potential legal issues involving IP, contracts and social media.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Cybersecurity experts recently shared their security predictions for 2016, warning of likely cyber antics surrounding the upcoming U.S. presidential election...
BakerHostetler
In Intellectual Ventures I LLC v. Capital One Financial Corp., Intellectual Ventures I brought a patent infringement suit in the United States District Court of Maryland alleging that Capital One infringed four patents in its portfolio.
Field LLP
Imprisonment in intellectual property infringement cases is rare - although not unheard of. The message from a recent Canadian Federal Court decision is… don't mess with the Court.
Mason Hayes & Curran
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