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Stay on top of the latest intellectual property law news relating to patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and unfair competition in the U.S. and around the world. Be informed about the latest news on major federal legislation, important decisions, and key regulations from agencies, including the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), Patent and Trademark Office, and Copyright Office.


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TOPICS COVERED

  • America Invents Act
  • Architectural works
  • Biotechnology patents
  • Business method patents
  • Cable and satellite TV, webcast, and music licensing
  • Computer software copyrights
  • Copyright Office
  • Counterfeiting
  • Cybersquatting and other domain-name disputes
  • Digital Millennium Copyright Act
  • Fair use
  • False advertising
  • Foreign laws, international trade, and treaties
  • Generic drugs and other pharmaceuticals
  • Patent and Trademark Office
  • Patent infringement and prosecution
  • Right of publicity
  • Trade dress and product configurations
  • Trade secrets
  • Trademark infringement and dilution
Key Laws and Regulations
  • Patent Act (U.S. Code, Title 35)
  • Copyright Act (U.S. Code, Title 17)
  • Lanham (Trademark) Act (U.S. Code, Title 15)
  • Code of Federal Regulations (U.S. Code, Title 37)

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PTO Board Rejects Business Method Patent Challenge After Declaratory Judgment Filing
August 1
Drug Maker Can't Invoke Strength of Patent, Litigation Risk in Defending FTC's §1 Claims
August 1
The Movie ‘Frozen' Does Not Infringe Short Film About a Snowman; But Does Its Trailer?
August 1
Traveling Custom Tailor's Web Site Was ‘Passive,' Lacked Sufficient Pa. Contacts
August 1
Canada to Limit Remuneration For American Rights Holders Under WPPT
August 1
Victoria's Secret Sex-Appeal Hurts Shirt Seller, Judge Says
August 1
EU Confiscation of Counterfeit Goods Down Slightly in 2013 Compared to Previous Year
August 1
Daily Briefing: Apple Crowd-Source, Woolworths, Frack
August 1
Personnel Changes at IP Law Firms, Organizations
August 1
House Subcommittee PTO Oversight Hearing Focused on Patent Trial and Appeal Board
July 31
House Trade Secret Bill Tightens Seizure Standards Relative to Counterpart Senate Bill
July 31
Trademark Owners Urge ICANN to Ensure Sunrise for ‘Blocked' Second-Level Domains
July 31
Microsoft, Wal-Mart Sued in District Court, ‘Dallas Buyers Club' Sues Unnamed Defendants for Piracy
July 31
Daily Briefing: Apex, Microsoft, Victoria's Secret
July 31
WilmerHale, Waxman, Phillips Top Firms, Attorneys in Recent Supreme Court Patent Cases
July 30
Willful Deception Supports Presumption Of Injury for Profits, Enhanced Damages
July 30
Ford, GM Sued By Recording Artists For Unpaid Royalties on CD-Ripping Devices
July 30
Registering a Domain Name Alone Doesn't Violate Court Order Against ‘Use'
July 30
Daily Briefing: Hitachi Metals, Ford, Rooibos, Oakley
July 30
FilmOn Held in Contempt for Violating Injunction, Streaming After Aereo Stopped
July 29
Distribution of 1998 Statutory License Royalties Cannot Be Revisited
July 29
Apple Takeover Target Beats Sued by Bose Over Headphones
July 29
Sidley Austin's Carter Phillips Appointed Chair of Federal Circuit Advisory Council
July 29
Daily Briefing: Bose Sues Beats, Sanofi, Hershey
July 29
Fresenius Extended: Sanctions for Injunction Contempt Vacated If Claim Held Unpatentable
July 28
Akamai v. Limelight Back to Fed. Cir. Panel That Denied Direct Infringement Claim
July 28
Rejection of Patent Application on Electronic Medical Record System Vacated on Appeal
July 28
House Passes Senate Version of Mobile Telephone Unlocking Exemption Legislation
July 28
Fox's ‘Glee,’ Like Prince, May Be Called ‘Formerly Known As’
July 28
NCAA's $60 Million Video-Game Settlement Moves Ahead in Court
July 28
No Summary Judgment for Under Armour In ‘Micro G' v. ‘G Defy' Infringement Case
July 28
The Supreme Court's New Definiteness Standard And Its Effect on Medical Device Patents
July 28
Legislation Developments
July 28
Agency Developments
July 28
Supreme Court IP Case Developments
July 28
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Update
July 28
Hatch-Waxman Litigation Update
July 28
Federal Circuit: ‘May Be Raised on Remand' Does Not Bind ITC to Consider Issue Merits
July 25
ITC Overturns Sleep Disorder System Ruling
July 25
Witnesses Clash Over Statutory Damages, Copyright Enforcement During House Hearing
July 25
5th Cir. Affirms ‘Ultimate Fan' Abandonment Rulings Favoring N.Y. Jets, Anheuser-Busch
July 25
Half of Chief Judge Prost's Advisory Council Now or Previously in High Government Posts
July 25
High Court to Hear Case in Oct. Challenging Federal Circuit's De Novo Claim Construction
July 25
Recent Federal Register Notices
July 25
Personnel Changes at IP Law Firms, Organizations
July 25
Daily Briefing: Evonik, Miracle Gro, Mars Hill
July 25
Dispute Over Qimonda Patent Licensees After Foreign Bankruptcy Continues at High Court
July 24
Deposition Not Admissible After Discovery Through Notice of Reliance in Opposition
July 24
‘Exceptional Circumstances' Needed to Depose Redesignated Non-Testifying Experts
July 24
Daily Briefing: Cubs, Dirtball, Evictions, Bally
July 24
Court Erred By Squeezing Ketchup Packet Suit Against Heinz Into Patent Law
July 23
PTO's Fifth Software Partnership Meeting Stresses Need for Patent Claim Clarity
July 23
Frommer's Chicago Guide Violated Terms Of Limited License to Use Photographs
July 23
House Approves Satellite Television Reauthorization Legislation on Voice Vote
July 23
Daily Briefing: Amway, Hells Angels, Fracking, Quest
July 23
Lexmark‘s Standing Rule Inapplicable To Aluminum Foil Trade Dress Dispute
July 22
First Patent Derivation Decisions by PTO Use Established Standards to Deny Petitions
July 22
Petition Says Federal Circuit Contrary To 8 Other Circuits in Appeal Requirement
July 22
Having Lost Its Mojo Argument Below, Kind Asks 2d Cir. to Enjoin Sale of Clif Snack Bars
July 22
ABA Sections Provide Comments to SAIC On Draft Intellectual Property Rights Rules
July 22
Daily Briefing: Morningstar, Arcadia Bioscience, ‘Glee’
July 22
ITC Violated Own Rules in Reversing Decision That Import Ban Included Data Transmission
July 21
Hershey's Chocolate Co. Gets Injunction Against Md. Politician's Campaign Signs
July 21
T-Shirt's Short, Pun-Filled Phrase Is Not Protected by Copyright; Hipsters Mourn
July 21
Expedited Examination Takes a Step Backwards for Applicants Under the New Glossary Pilot Program
July 21
Supreme Court Continues to Build Out Its Framework for Patent Eligibility in High-Tech and Life Sciences Sectors
July 21
Canadian Government Calls Eli Lilly ‘Disappointed Litigant' in Patent Case
July 21
EU Court Adviser: OK to Deny Patents On Stem Cells for ‘Moral, Ethical' Reasons
July 21
Jack Black Not Sufficiently Well Known In Canada to Prevent Skin Care Registration
July 21
Fox's ‘Glee’ Turns Glum in U.K. as Judge Orders Name Change
July 21
Daily Briefing: Mylan, Clear Channel, Aereo, Globus
July 21
Legislation Developments
July 21
Agency Developments
July 21
Supreme Court IP Case Developments
July 21
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Update
July 21
Hatch-Waxman Litigation Update
July 21
Copyright Office Punctures Aereo's Life Raft, Says Service Not a Cable Company
July 18
Fed. Cir. Won't Hear Appeal of Infringer's Injunction Contempt Until Sanctions Set
July 18
Eastern Texas Ruling Not to Transfer Patent Infringement Case Challenged in Cert Petition
July 18
International Stem Cell Should Win EU Court Bid, Aide Says
July 18
Case Filings Increase as Damages Decrease According to PwC Patent Litigation Study
July 18
Holleyman Nomination Hearing Draws Calls For Strong Intellectual Property Rights in TPP
July 18
Wall Street Techs Who Jump Ship Are Focus of Secrets Theft Cases
July 18
Daily Briefing: Apple, SABmiller, PMFTC, Hallmark
July 18
Recent Federal Register Notices
July 18
Personnel Changes at IP Law Firms, Organizations
July 18
How Market Pronounces ‘Stonshield' Matters In Trademark Likelihood of Confusion Test
July 17
Dow Chemical Fabric Patent Application Gets Another Chance After Obviousness Overruled
July 17
Rep. Jeffries Introduces Bill to Encode PTO Clinic Certification Program in Statute
July 17
German Publishers Try to Get Fees From Google Using Copyright, Competition Law
July 17
Senate Gives Nod to Cell Phone Bill; Must Be Reconciled With House Version
July 17
Plan Proposes to Protect Geographical Indications for Non-Agricultural Products in EU
July 17
Daily Briefing: Illinois Tool Works, Tesla, Afterburner
July 17
Res Judicata Does Not Bar Trademark Action Arising After Settlement Agreement
July 16
Trade Secret Dissemination, Use by Recipient Separate Violations Allowing Separate Awards
July 16
House IP Subcommittee Focus Turns to Moral Rights, Copyright Term, Droit de Suite
July 16
Ninth Circuit Revises Garcia Injunction Pointing to Lower Court's Remaining Latitude
July 16
Copyright in Photographs of Dinosaur Egg Sculptures ‘Virtually Nonexistent'
July 16
Daily Briefing: Incitec, Airbus, Treasury Wine
July 16
Golden Bridge Foiled Again Asserting CDMA Mobile Communication Patents Against Apple
July 15
‘Something for the Jury' Pre-Verdict Forecloses Post-Verdict JMOL Motion
July 15
Federal Circuit Says Hyatt Applies to Actions Brought Under Section 146, Too
July 15
Apple Wins Emblaze Patent Trial Over Video Streaming
July 15
9th Cir. Does Not Cite Aereo in Affirmance of Refusal to Enjoin Hopper
July 15
Special Master's Report Fails to Set Forth Use of Abstraction-Filtration-Comparison Test
July 15
Petition Challenges Ruling That Superman Creators' Heirs Gave Away Termination Rights
July 15
Las Vegas Sands Faces $5 Billion Macau Plan Suit
July 15
Daily Briefing: Kyocera, Applebee's, Pfizer, Dupont
July 15
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July 15
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July 14
‘Device Profile' Claims Not Tangible, Recite Patent Ineligible Abstract Ideas, CAFC Says
July 14
Fed. Cir. Holds Patentee Cannot Assert Either Uncorrected or Corrected Claim
July 14
TTAB Rules ‘Bruce Winston' Mark Creates Likelihood of Confusion With ‘Harry Winston'
July 14
Daily Briefing: Telecom Patents, Apple, AB InBev
July 14
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board at 21 Months: An Interview With J. Steven Baughman of Ropes & Gray
July 14
Recent Decisions Continue to Reshape the Law Regarding Copyright Protection for Fictional Characters
July 14
Legislation Developments
July 14
Agency Developments
July 14
Supreme Court IP Cases—2013 Term Year in Review
July 14
Recent Hatch-Waxman Filings
July 14
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Update
July 14
Senate Judiciary Committee Gives Nod Unanimously to Cell Phone Unlocking Bill
July 11
Bill Targeting Patent Demand Letter Abuses Moved to Full House Commerce Committee
July 11
Federal Circuit Rejects More Claims That AIA False Patent Marking Is Unconstitutional
July 11
Eastern Texas Must Stay Infringement Case As PTAB Hears Business Method Challenge
July 11
Fed. Circuit Affirms Noninfringement Ruling In Patent Design Dispute Over Adult Diapers
July 11
Man Gets 15-Year Sentence for Stealing DuPont Secrets, Aiding China Company
July 11
TTAB Affirms Genericness, Merely Descriptive Refusals for ‘CloudTV' for TV Streaming App
July 11
Aereo Says It Can Operate Like Cable TV After Supreme Court Case
July 11
Daily Briefing: Marijuana, Motorola, Moroccanoil
July 11
Supreme Court Wraps up Term Featuring 10 Decisions in Intellectual Property Cases
July 10
TTAB Sustains Merely Descriptive Refusal For ‘Your Cloud' for Personal Cloud Services
July 10
Doctor Loses Challenge to Law Barring Him From Telling Patients of Chemical Exposures
July 10
Daily Briefing: Tesla, Jones Day, Fuel Cell, PR Firms
July 10
Personnel Changes at IP Law Firms, Organizations
July 10
After Joint Venture's Dissolution One Party Sought Registration of ‘Fairway Fox;' Failed
July 9
AIA Reports on Genetic Test Second Opinion, Effects on Small Businesses Long Overdue
July 9
China's Proposed IP-Antitrust Regulation Seen to Pose Risk of Compulsory Licensing
July 9
Tesla Sued in China by Businessman in Dispute Over Trademark
July 9
Daily Briefing: UptoBox, Nintendo, Airbus, Perry
July 9
TTAB Issues Another 2(a) Scandalous Refusal
July 9
Intel, Apple, HP Do Not Infringe X2Y Integrated Circuit Patents
July 8
Becton Dickinson Liable for Full Infringement Damages Award Despite Part Appeal Success
July 8
Renaming a Tennessee Town ‘Rocky Top' Would Not Be ‘Use in Commerce' Under TDRA
July 8
5th Circuit Gets Tricky Trade Secret Case; Failed Suits Against Pop Stars Go to 4th, 7th
July 7
Second House Draft on Patent Demand Letter Legislation Addresses Patent Owner Concerns
July 7
Overstock.com Fails to Get Preliminary Injunction Against Rival NoMoreRack.com
July 7
U.S. IP Law Associations Support Overturning Federal Circuit's De Novo Claim Construction
July 7
Petition Questions Exclusive Jurisdiction Over Gov't Trade Secret Misappropriation
July 7
Cert Petition Challenges Federal Circuit's Standards for Design Patent Obviousness
July 7
Canadian Appeals Court Allows Trademark Claim on Hockey Skate Design to Go Forward
July 7
Daily Briefing: Amazon, Fairchild, NORML, Katy Perry
July 7
Foreclosure of Lien on Registered Marks Raises No Federal Question, 4th Cir. Says
July 3
Special Shipping Instructions, Actual Sales Give Jurisdiction Over Related Patent Claims
July 3
European Commission Adopts New IP Enforcement Strategy After ACTA Rejection
July 3
PTO's Mayo/Myriad Eligibility Guidance May Chill New Drugs, Diagnostics, Panel Says
July 3
Daily Briefing: Apple, Time Warner, Las Vegas Sands
July 3
Supreme Court to Consider Preclusive Effect Of TTAB Trademark Ruling in District Court
July 2
CAFC Affirms Dismissal of Constitutional Challenge to First-Inventor-to-File Rule
July 2
AbbVie's Patents Asserted Against Centocor's Stelara Psoriasis Treatment Ruled Invalid
July 2
PTO Seeks Suggestions on Changing Rules For PTAB Patent Challenge Trial Proceedings
July 2
Daily Briefing: MasterCard, Swiss Copyright, GM
July 2
Recent Federal RegisterNotices
July 2