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Sheppard Mullin Attys’ Conduct Should Void IP, Pa. Co. Says
Inequitable conduct by a California-based company and its attorneys at Sheppard Mullin should lead a California federal court to toss two of its patents covering [...]
Coca-Cola-Tied Engineer Stole IP For Chinese Co., DOJ Says
An engineer, identified in news reports as having worked for companies doing research for the Coca-Cola Co., was accused in Tennessee federal court of trying [...]
Execs Slam Iancu’s ‘Downplaying’ Of Patent Troll Concerns
Executives at nearly two dozen companies, including Patreon and Foursquare, as well as podcaster Marc Maron, penned a letter to U.S. Patent and Trademark Office [...]
First PTAB Reversals Under New Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance
Since having been sworn in as the new director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in February 2018, Andrei Iancu has led the [...]
Miley Cyrus ‘Can’t Stop’ Lifted Lyrics Claims, Judge Advises
Pop artist Miley Cyrus should have to face the bulk of a Jamaican musician’s claims that she poached much of her 2013 hit “We Can’t [...]
BASF Says Rival Trying To ‘Strongarm Customers’
BASF Corp. hit back at a patent infringement lawsuit in Delaware federal court Wednesday with antitrust counterclaims accusing its rival of illegally forcing customers to [...]
UPS Suit Delivers Warning To Cannabis Co.: Stop Using Marks
UPS said a cannabis company has been selling and illegally shipping marijuana products using its shield trademark in an effort to profit from UPS’ reputation [...]
After PTAB Wins, BMW Seeks End To Car Tech Patent Suit
BMW asked a Texas federal judge Wednesday to hand it a win in a Texas company's infringement suit over vehicle software update technology, noting that the [...]
College Sports Marketer Settles Bid-Rigging Claims With DOJ
A newly merged college marketing giant will add new competition controls to its internal policies as part of a deal it struck with the U.S. [...]
Walgreens, Kroger Slam J&J’s Challenge To Antitrust Claims
Walgreen Co. and Kroger Co. have fired back at Johnson & Johnson's argument that the retailers don’t have the right to sue the drugmaker for [...]
Fed. Circ. Upholds PTAB Ax Of Sony TV Patent Claims
The Federal Circuit on Wednesday invalidated part of a Sony Corp. patent that covers technology for quickly selecting a television channel, upholding a Patent Trial and [...]
Fed. Circ. Revives Hospital Equipment-Tracking Patent Suit
The Federal Circuit gave new life Thursday to CenTrak Inc.’s patent suit against rival Sonitor Technologies Inc. over hospital equipment-tracking systems, saying a Delaware federal [...]
This Valentine’s Day: Hear the IPWatchdog Love Story
Many readers will know that IPWatchdog, Inc. is run by partners in marriage and business, Founder and CEO Gene Quinn and Chief Operating Officer Renée [...]
IV Asks Full Fed. Circ. To Clear Up Alice In Network Patent Suit
Intellectual Ventures urged the Federal Circuit on Wednesday to rehear a case in which a Delaware federal court invalidated its network technology patents, arguing the [...]
Baker Botts’ New Managing Partner To Focus On Tech, Energy
John W. Martin will take over as the new managing partner of Baker Botts LLP effective April 1, the firm announced on Wednesday, and the [...]
EPO and LESI sign agreement on co-operation
The EPO and the Licensing Executives Society International have signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention of enabling innovators to make better use of [...]
EPO and Licensing Executive Society International sign agreement on co-operation
The EPO and the Licensing Executive Society International have signed a memorandum of understanding with the intention of enabling innovators to make better use of [...]
EU Finishes Final Version Of Controversial Copyright Rules
The final version of a controversial set of changes to the European Union's copyright laws that would alter how technology companies such as Google LLC [...]
EU Copyright Directive agreed in “present for creatives”
The EU’s three institutions have agreed to modernise the bloc’s rules on copyright in what appears to be a win for content creators; but some [...]
EU Copyright Directive agreed in “present for creatives”
The EU’s three institutions have agreed to modernise the bloc’s rules on copyright in what appears to be a win for content creators; but some [...]
PTAB Says It Can Decide Challenges Not Likely To Succeed
In invalidating much of a patent covering a data transmission card Wednesday, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board said it can rule on challenges to [...]
Reasons To Limit Inventor Testimony In Hatch-Waxman Cases
Inventor testimony inevitably forms a part of every generic drug company’s case in a Paragraph IV obviousness challenge under the Hatch-Waxman Act. This is odd [...]
Donaldson & Callif Scores Former Warner Bros. IP Counsel
A former entertainment executive has jumped back into law firm life after more than two decades as an in-house intellectual property counsel at Warner Bros. [...]
Patent Challenges By Gov’t To Face High Court Scrutiny
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday in a case asking if the federal government is a "person" that can challenge patents in America [...]
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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Knock Off No-No’s – Dangers Of Counterfeit Goods

2nd November 2018 Copyright | Lara Alexandra

Fake Products  Knock-off products refer to replicas made by manufacturers...

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Everything You Need To Know – Designs vs Copyright

31st October 2018 Design Law | Sam Gilbert

In Australia, designs can be protected under both copyright law...

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Marketing Tech Symposium 2018

30th October 2018 Events | Jaclyn-Mae Floro

Ashton Media is a team of marketing, advertising and Customer...

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Blogging Legally – Legal Answers You Can Trust

25th October 2018 Copyright | Lara Alexandra

Creating Online Content With the increasing presence of blogging and...

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Lean Startup Sydney The Halloween Edition Extra Scary!

23rd October 2018 Events | Jaclyn-Mae Floro

The "Lean Startup" is a trade mark and service owned...

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