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Patent Eligibility Overhaul Framework May Spur New Fights
Lawmakers working on legislation to rewrite patent eligibility law have unveiled a framework for what they want their bill to look like, and attorneys say [...]
$13M Patent Bill Rests On Inflammatory Statements: Huawei
The Chinese phone and tablet maker Huawei asked a Texas federal court on Thursday to erase a $13.2 million patent infringement award, saying trial winner [...]
Fed. Circ. Affirms PTAB Ax Of Hologic Medical Device Patent
The Federal Circuit on Friday ruled a Hologic patent related to a treatment for abnormal menstrual bleeding was invalid because it would have been obvious, [...]
Halliburton Says Ex-Engineer Stole IP, Tried To Sell It Back
Halliburton Energy Services is suing a former engineer, alleging he stole its proprietary information for a new technology, quit the company, patented that stolen intellectual [...]
Fed. Circ. Says Court Wrongly Tossed $7.5M IP Verdict
A Federal Circuit panel on Friday said a lower court wrongly threw out a $7.5 million jury verdict against Novozymes A/S in a patent case [...]
Blue Cross Attacks Janssen Prostate Cancer Drug ‘Monopoly’
Blue Cross Blue Shield accused Janssen Biotech of misusing patent infringement suits to keep generic versions of prostate cancer drug Zytiga at bay, telling a [...]
Bong Blitz: Pipe Maker Goes On TM Rampage
A company that sells a popular brand of cannabis pipes has quietly become the most litigious trademark plaintiff in the country, filing hundreds of cases [...]
Greenberg Traurig Nabs Ex-Hunton IP Pro In Atlanta
Greenberg Traurig LLP has brought on a former Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP partner with more than two decades of experience in patent law to its [...]
X-Ray Engineer Gave Trade Secrets To Rival, Philips Says
A former Philips Medical Systems employee stole trade secrets that have given a competitor “a decadeslong head start” in designing and selling its own knock off [...]
Brand Battles: Stonewall Inn, March Madness, Star Wars
In Law360's latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, the famous Stonewall Inn aims to block an LGBTQ group from [...]
Fed. Circ. Backs ITC In Roomba Co.’s Claim Construction Row
A split Federal Circuit panel on Friday sided with the U.S. International Trade Commission’s finding that one of Roomba maker iRobot’s patents had not been [...]
Fed. Circ. Affirms ITC Ax Of Car Toll Patent Claims
The Federal Circuit on Friday invalidated parts of two patents covering technology used in electronic toll systems, upholding the U.S. International Trade Commission’s decision in [...]
Other Barks and Bites for Friday, April 19: Qualcomm Stock Soars Following Settlement with Apple, Supreme Court Cert Denials, and Trademark Suit Filings Up in Q1
This week in Other Barks & Bites: Qualcomm stock soars 20% after settling patent litigation with Apple; the U.S. Supreme Court denies certiorari in two [...]
AT&T Says ‘5GE’ Doesn’t Trick Consumers In Sprint Ad Row
Consumers are not being fooled into thinking AT&T's upgraded fourth-generation service is actually 5G, the company told a New York federal court Thursday as it [...]
Fed. Circ. Won’t Revive Server Patent Axed By PTAB
The Federal Circuit on Friday upheld the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s decision to invalidate claims from a Rosetta-Wireless Corp. network server patent challenged by [...]
Full Fed. Circ. Won’t Eye Reviving $19M Samsung IP Verdict
The Federal Circuit won't reconsider its decision to throw out a $19.2 million patent infringement verdict against Samsung, despite arguments from a nonpracticing entity that [...]
Answers To AI Patent Questions May Be Found In Biotech
In patenting innovations involving artificial intelligence, there is uncertainty on issues like inventorship, adequacy of disclosure, assessment of nonobviousness, and patent eligibility. The field of [...]
IP Hires: Cole Schotz, Davis Wright, Ropers Majeski
In this week’s round of intellectual property attorney moves, Cole Schotz boosted its Dallas office with four new IP lawyers, while Davis Wright Tremaine added [...]
McDermott Expands Reach With New Delaware Office
A growing, global McDermott Will & Emery LLP announced the opening of a full-on, full-practice Delaware office recently, in a move the firm said reflects [...]
Windels Marx Adds Budd Larner IP Group In NJ
A 19-member intellectual property group from Budd Larner PC has departed for Windels Marx Lane & Mittendorf LLP’s Madison, New Jersey, office, where it will [...]
Polsinelli Adds Boston Biotech IP Attys From Wolf Greenfield
Polsinelli added a pair of former Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC intellectual property attorneys to its Boston office in an effort to boost its biotechnology/life [...]
The Firms Filing The Most Patent Suits In Q1
Law firms in Delaware set the pace for firms filing the most patent suits over the first quarter of 2019, continuing a recent trend, while [...]
5 Times Lawyers Settled During The Big Show
Apple and Qualcomm grabbed headlines when they decided to settle their differences before a San Diego federal jury could decide their multibillion-dollar antitrust dispute. But [...]
How to Be an Effective Advocate When Responding To Examiners
You're a patent prosecutor. You've just received an office action. The examiner has rejected your claims. You think the examiner got it wrong. On the [...]
The Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks and Non-Conventional Trademarks

12th April 2019 Trade Marks | ADMIN

Member states of the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) adopted...

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Canada joins the Madrid Protocol at last!

29th March 2019 International Trade Marks | ADMIN

Finally, Canada will become one of the contracting parties to...

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WIPO Cybersquatting Cases Reach New Record in 2018

21st March 2019 Domain Name | ADMIN

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has released its annual...

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New Amendments to Australia’s IP Laws: Non-Use Applications

6th March 2019 Trade Marks | SAM GILBERT

The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 1...

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How to Monitor my Trade Mark for Infringement?

27th February 2019 Trade Marks | JAX FLORO

A trade mark, sometimes called a ‘brand’ is used to...

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New Amendments to Australia’s IP Laws: Parallel Importation

20th February 2019 Globalisation | SAM GILBERT

The Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 1...

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How to Get an International Trade Mark?

13th February 2019 Trade Marks | JAX FLORO

Even if you have registered a trade mark in your...

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3 Important Trade Mark Considerations

31st January 2019 Trade Marks | SAM GILBERT

Descriptiveness Though it might be tempting to opt for a...

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Funny Trade Mark Quotes

24th January 2019 IP Humour | LARA ALEXANDRA

The Beginning of a Trade Mark If you’ve had any...

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The Basics of Copyright Law in Australia

16th January 2019 Copyright | SAM GILBERT

What is copyright? Copyright is a form of intellectual property...

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What Do Trade Mark Attorneys Do?

11th January 2019 Trade Marks | JACLYN-MAE FLORO

Registering a trade mark can feel somewhat expensive for an...

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ATMOSS – IP Australia – Australian Trade Mark Search

14th December 2018 Trade Marks | SAM GILBERT

What is the Australian Trade Mark Search? The Australian Trade...

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