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FTC v. Qualcomm: Court Requires Licensing of Standard Essential Patents to Competitors
The Qualcomm decision is unique in that it appears to be the first decision to require a SEP holder to license its patented technology to [...]
Why do you want a Patent?
Obtaining a patent can be the best business move you could ever make. On other hand, it may wind up costing you time, energy and [...]
Nokia Inks Patent Licensing Agreement With OPPO, A Rising Star in China’s Smartphone Industry
Nokia Corporation announced it entered into a patent licensing agreement with Chinese mobile consumer electronics firm OPPO. Although terms of the deal weren’t disclosed by Nokia, [...]
DOJ Antitrust Head Redoing Patent Accord To Help IP Owners
The head of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division on Friday delivered one of the sharpest examples yet of the division’s new emphasis on [...]
Door Maker Wins Price Protections After $185M Verdict
A North Carolina-based door part supplier will have to align its prices with fluctuating input costs and share that data with its buyer to comply [...]
Fed. Circ. Revives Medical Device Co. Laerdal’s ITC Case
The Federal Circuit on Friday overturned a U.S. International Trade Commission decision refusing Laerdal Medical Corp.’s request for an import ban against companies accused of [...]
Fed. Circ. Reverses Ax Of Novartis Patent Due To 1995 Law
The Federal Circuit on Friday reversed a lower court decision invalidating a Novartis AG patent on the cancer drugs Zortress and Afinitor, saying that a [...]
J&J Can’t Escape Retailers’ Antitrust Suit Over Remicade
Johnson & Johnson must face an antitrust suit accusing the drugmaker of foisting the brand drug Remicade on pharmacies and preventing them from carrying competing [...]
Antenna Maker Can Defend AT&T, Others In Row Over IP
A Texas federal judge on Friday granted a request by Swedish antenna maker CellMax Technologies AB to intervene in an infringement suit brought by Spanish antenna maker [...]
Motorola Wins Bid To Send Two-Way Radio Suit To Illinois
Motorola Solutions Inc. has won its bid to transfer from New Jersey to Illinois a federal antitrust lawsuit by Hytera Communications Corp. accusing the telecommunications [...]
Justices Urged To Undo Standing Limits On PTAB Appeals
Auto parts maker JTEKT Corp. asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday to review a Federal Circuit ruling that it cannot appeal an inter partes [...]
Tara Reid Wants $100M Bite Out Of ‘Sharknado’ Merchandise
Actress Tara Reid wants the producers of the "Sharknado" science-fiction films to shell out $100 million for allegedly using her face on "Sharknado"-branded slot machines [...]
Brand Battles: Harry Potter And The ‘Wizarding’ Trademark
In Law360's latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Warner Bros. faces a challenge to its efforts to register "Wizarding [...]
IP Demand Letter Puts Case In Texas District, Fed. Circ. Says
A Texas federal court has jurisdiction to hear whether several banks infringe a licensing company’s patents covering electronic banking procedures because the company sent demand [...]
SAP Gets $680K In Atty Fees In Financial Data Patent Win
A Texas federal judge has determined that SAP America Inc. is entitled to $679,000 in attorneys' fees racked up in a lawsuit challenging the validity [...]
BREAKING: Kirkland & Ellis Chairman To Retire, Successor Named
Kirkland & Ellis LLP's longtime chairman Jeff Hammes will retire in early 2020 and will be replaced by Jon Ballis, a Chicago-based private equity partner [...]
Genentech Asks Del. Chancery To Toss Takeda Patent Fight
Biotech company Genentech Inc. told a Delaware vice chancellor on Friday that a lawsuit filed by Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. over disputed patent rights associated [...]
Fed. Circ. Upholds Patent On Novartis MS Drug
The Federal Circuit on Friday affirmed a lower court’s decision that upheld a patent on Novartis AG’s multiple sclerosis drug Gilenya, a ruling that will [...]
Zumba Says Online Retailers Are Hawking Bootleg Merch
Exercise company Zumba Fitness LLC has filed a suit in Florida federal court alleging a group of custom merchandise websites including well-known platforms Redbubble and [...]
Health Hires: Hooper Lundy, King & Spalding, Williams Mullen
Hooper Lundy & Bookman PC has gained a health care partner from Brown Rudnick LLP and lost another to King & Spalding LLP, Williams Mullen has hired [...]
Data-Driven Lawyer: Morgan Lewis’ J. Kyle Poe
Morgan Lewis' J. Kyle Poe, a self-proclaimed "elder millenial," created a client management platform to streamline the firm's work in asbestos litigation that is now [...]
Law360’s MVPs Are Top Of The Class In IP Law
Stand-out intellectual property attorneys this year landed multimillion dollar verdicts, prevailed at the Supreme Court, and clarified patent infringement standards at the Federal Circuit. The [...]
IP Hires: Kirkland, DLA Piper, Dickinson Wright
In this week’s round of intellectual property attorney moves, Kirkland found a leader for its new IP litigation team in London, DLA Piper hired an [...]
Personal Jurisdiction is Not Established by Prior Lawsuit or Sending Infringement Notice Letters
The Federal Circuit recently affirmed the District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee’s dismissal of a declaratory judgment action based on a finding of [...]
Drone Regulations in Australia

6th December 2018 Drone Law | SAM GILBERT

Drone Regulations in Australia  The primary body that regulates drone...

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6 Important Steps in Trade Marking a Brand Name

5th December 2018 Trade Marks | JACLYN-MAE FLORO

It is essential for every business to trade mark their...

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Mars Touchdown – WISH YOU WERE HERE!

30th November 2018 Space | LARA ALEXANDRA

First Mission to Mars in 6 Years It was an...

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How Do I Create a Successful Start Up?

29th November 2018 Startups | LARA ALEXANDRA

Starting Off Right   Like most processes – beginning a...

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How to Register Your Brand on Amazon Brand Registry

26th November 2018 E-Commerce | SAM GILBERT

What is Amazon Brand Registry? Amazon Brand Registry is a...

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How do I use Trade Mark Symbols?

23rd November 2018 Trade Marks | JACLYN-MAE FLORO

The owner of a trade mark is typically asserting trade...

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Is My Trade Mark Too Descriptive?

19th November 2018 Trade Marks | Lara Alexandra

Descriptive Trade Marks   The function of a trade mark...

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A ‘Good Faith’ Defence to Trade Mark Infringement

16th November 2018 Trade Marks | SAM GILBERT

There are several defences that can be useful in mounting...

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Australian Data Summit 2018

13th November 2018 Events | Jaclyn-Mae Floro

Facebook scandal. Cambridge Analytica scandal. Establishment of Europe’s General Data...

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Cracking the Trade Mark Game of Thrones Legal Protection Code

11th November 2018 Trade Marks | Lara Alexandra

Trade Mark Protection  What many don’t know about the world...

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What Is Trade Mark Infringement?

8th November 2018 Trade Marks | Sam Gilbert

What is a trade mark? A trade mark is a...

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Drones Workshop, Fly Before You Buy!

5th November 2018 Events | Jaclyn-Mae Floro

Businesses across different industries now realise that drones, or also...

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