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Taft Stettinius & Hollister
For a patent owner wishing to stop infringement, there have historically been two options in reaching out to an infringer in another state.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
A patent drafter's selection of even the smallest of words, like "a," may have a significant impact on how a claim is construed.
Jones Day
On May 28, the Federal Circuit reversed a PTAB inter partes review ("IPR") decision that held Baxter Corporation Englewood's ("Baxter's") claims were not invalid under 35 U.S.C. § 103(a) obviousness...
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
For some reason that completely escapes me, the Board has re-designated as precedential its February 2021 decision affirming a Section 2(e)(1) mere descriptiveness refusal of the proposed mark ONLINETRADEMARKATTORNEYS.COM...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Nowhere is this imitation more unwelcome than when it comes to a company's intellectual property.
Holland & Knight
In the case of In re Bongiorno, No. 2020-1835, 2021 WL 1997454, at *4 (Fed. Cir. May 19, 2021), patent applicant James Bongiorno appealed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's (PTAB)...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
What can be done to ensure the momentum created by the Black Lives Matter movement delivers long-lasting change? Change requires buy-in and commitment from law firm management,
In our previous post we started talking about discovery procedures in inter partes review ("IPR") proceedings under 37 CFR § 42.51 and, in particular, the scope and timing of seeking limited...
Foley & Lardner
From 2016 to 2020, Apple bought the most AI companies. Of the AI companies Apple acquired during this time, the following appear to provide technology...
Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
In this patent infringement action, plaintiff Performance Chemical Company filed a motion for sanctions based on defendant, True Chemical Solutions concealing of evidence until a few weeks before trial.
Jones Day
In Fantasia Trading LLC v. Cognipower LLC, IPR2021-00070, Paper 21 (May 20, 2021), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) declined to institute inter partes review (IPR) where ...
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
In July 2020, the CAFC remanded to the TTAB the Board's decision that found the proposed mark COOKINPELLETS.COM to be generic for "Processed wood fuel in the nature of pellets for use in barbecue
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The harm caused to brands by counterfeiting goes far beyond loss of sales or profits. Fake goods jeopardize public health and safety when a brand's trademark is applied to a sub-standard
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Nowhere is this imitation more unwelcome than when it comes to a company's intellectual property. Intellectual
Brown Rudnick LLP
Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) are the latest trend in the digital ledger technology space and present tremendous economic potential.
RPX Corporation
The patent has also been reexamined twice, with the USPTO confirming the validity of claims 1-7 and 16-17 and cancelling claims 8-15, according to a June 2017 certificate of reexamination.
RPX Corporation
Some of the former intellectual property assets of Aliph, a maker of Bluetooth headsets and other audio accessories that was liquidated in 2017—75 of them—have landed in litigation.
Winston & Strawn LLP
Hyatt v. Hirshfeld: Nos. 2018-2390, 2018-2391, 2018-2392, 2019-1038, 2019-1039, 2019-1049, 2019-1070 (Fed. Cir. June 1, 2021)...
After five years of litigation, the battle between Unicolors, a California-based fabric design company, and H&M is still going strong. Now the United States Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether an...
Jenner & Block
On June 3, 2021, the US Supreme Court issued a much-anticipated decision interpreting the scope of the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986
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