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  • 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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Apple $548M Patent Win Against Samsung Survives Appeal, But No Trade Dress Award
May 22
Teva No Longer Barred From Launching Generic of Warner Chilcott Osteoporosis Rx
May 22
TTAB Used Wrong Standard to Find ‘Pretzel Crisps' Generic, Federal Circuit Says
May 22
After Jury Verdict on Patent Claims Masimo, Philips Litigate Patent Abuse Claim
May 22
DDR ‘Rooted in Computer Technology' Patent Eligibility Rule Doesn't Apply to Server Access
May 22
Injunction Against Indian Generic-Maker In Sitagliptin Case Meant to Speed Things Up
May 22
Infringement Case Against Comcast for ‘TV Everywhere' Multicasting Tech Dismissed
May 22
CRS Report on Five Patent Bills Shows Difficulty Defining ‘Troll'
May 22
Alice v. CLS Primary Cause of Drop Off In Patent Infringement Suits, Study Says
May 22
Patent Quality, Enhanced Examiner Search Top Discussion at PPAC May Meeting
May 22
PTO Rule Package Amends PTAB Rules of Practice, Increasing Filing Page Limit
May 22
Petition Asks High Court to Stop Fed. Cir.'s Own ‘Common Sense' in Obviousness Rulings
May 22
Petition Says Federal Circuit Overreacted to ‘Very Subtle' Nautilus Indefiniteness Change
May 22
NetAirus Takes Patent Infringement Case Against Apple's iPhone to Supreme Court
May 22
Challenge to PTO's Indefiniteness Standard Post-Nautilus Rejected by High Court
May 22
Portman, 10 Others Press USTR on TPP For 12 Years of IP Exclusivity for Biologics
May 22
Voluntary Dismissal of Trademark Claim Didn't Mean That Claim Was Meritless
May 22
Alibaba Says Kering Suit Over Fake Gucci Sales Has No Basis
May 22
Fee-Shifting Clause in Publishing Contract Not Trumped by Copyright Act, 9th Cir. Rules
May 22
En Banc ‘Innocence of Muslims' Ruling Says Actor Didn't Hold Copyright in Film
May 22
Steve Harvey's Move to Block Video Sales Can't Support Infringement Claim
May 22
Hollywood Dinosaurs Snooze as World Watches Web, Kim Dotcom Says
May 22
Study Says EU Complaints About Taxes Google, Apple Don't Pay Are ‘Hypocritical'
May 22
Six Chinese Accused by U.S. Of Stealing Wireless Technology
May 22
Personnel Changes at IP Law Firms, Organizations
May 22
The Brave New World of Possibly Preclusive TTAB Proceedings: How Expert Testimony Can Strengthen Your Case
May 22
Saving Patents from Inter Partes Review with Reissue
May 22
Supreme Court IP Case Developments
May 22
Legislation Developments
May 22
Agency Developments
May 22
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Update
May 22
Hatch-Waxman Litigation Update
May 22
Listing
May 22
Clinical Study Countering Skelaxin Concerns Falls Within Hatch-Waxman Act's Safe Harbor
May 15
Interferences Declared After Sept. 15, 2012 Lack District Court Option for Challenge
May 15
Size (of U.S. Investment) Matters to Show Domestic Industry in ITC Sex Toy Probe
May 15
Split Akamai Panel Reiterates Joint Patent Infringement Rule: Agency or Contract Only
May 15
High Costs Not Enough to Find Patent Claims Nonobvious as Indicator of Expert Skepticism
May 15
Attempt to Use PTO Patent Reissue to Alter Claim Construction Doesn't Fool Fed. Cir.
May 15
California Ruling in Pay-for-Delay Case May Create Headaches for Drug Companies
May 15
Senate Hearing Observers See PTAB Changes As New Battleground for Patent Trolling Bills
May 15
FTC/DOJ Comment on Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative; PTO Extends Deadline
May 15
PTAB Looks Unkindly at Patent Challenger's Petition for Expanding Panel After IPR Denial
May 15
PTAB Judge Returning to Private Practice: Impressive Patent Talent Now at Steady State
May 15
FTC's AndroGel Reverse Payment Suit Doomed by Lack of Cash Payment
May 15
Androgel Makers Can't Compel FTC to Hand Over All Data Underlying Published Studies
May 15
Ericsson Sues Apple in Europe Over Phone Patent Royalties
May 15
Whole Foods Trademark Filings May Hint at New Chain's Name
May 15
RadioShack Name Goes to Standard General for $26.2 Million
May 15
TTAB: Parody ‘House That Juice Built' Marks Dilute New York Yankees' Trademark Rights
May 15
Printer of Fundraising Materials Cannot Claim Trademark Rights in ‘School Coupons'
May 15
Stakeholders Slam ICANN on Accountability, .sucks, But Endorse IANA Transition Soon
May 15
German Supreme Court's Rolex Trademark Ruling Could Cost Business
May 15
2d Cir. Vacates Contempt Ruling Against Polo Association in Ralph Lauren Dispute
May 15
Master of Your Domain? Maybe in .Com But Not in .Sucks
May 15
Berkeley's Samuelson Says Restatement Project Can Help Clarify Copyright Law
May 15
‘Advertising Injury' Insurance Policy Doesn't Cover Ads for Infringing Products
May 15
Disabling Access to Stored Web Code Isn't Infringement, Doesn't Harm Right to Copy
May 15
Broadcasters Get Permanent Injunction Against Aereo Barring Streaming Service
May 15
Composition Copyright Ownership Case In Sup. Ct. Petition: ‘Whoomp! (There It Is)'
May 15
European Parliament Demands New Measures To Counter IPR Abuse in Foreign Countries
May 15
No Trade Secret Protection for Public Facing Software Output Look and Feel
May 15
Personnel Changes at IP Law Firms, Organizations
May 15
Navigating Intellectual Property Roadblocks to Open Innovation
May 15
Personal Jurisdiction in Hatch-Waxman Cases Uncertain After Daimler
May 15
Supreme Court IP Case Developments
May 15
Legislation Developments
May 15
Agency Developments
May 15
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Update
May 15
Hatch-Waxman Litigation Update
May 15
Listing
May 15
EON Patent Asserted Against Smartphone Firms Affirmed Invalid for Indefiniteness
May 8
Potential Competitor Suing for False Patent Marks Must Show Market Entry Intent, Action
May 8
Instruction to ‘Tell Your Doctor' of Pain Doesn't Induce an Infringing Use of Drug
May 8
Briefs Show Stakeholders Are Split Over Laches Defense in Patent Cases
May 8
Court's Amgen Biosimilar Order Shakes Up Game or Prolongs Suspense, Attorneys Say
May 8
Amgen Wins Order Blocking Sandoz Neupogen Copy Pending Appeal
May 8
AstraZeneca Patent on Pulmicort Respules Invalid, Court Says
May 8
MGA Liable for $1.6M Patent Infringement Award, But Willfulness Judgment Reversed
May 8
Avoiding Role in Case Against Current Client Enables Firm to Handle Related Patent Suits
May 8
EU-Wide Patent Regime Survives Latest Legal Challenge; Expected to Begin in 2016
May 8
Hearing Brings Stakeholders Together Behind Senate Version of Patent Litigation Abuse Bill
May 8
Three Areas of Patent Trolling Behavior, Four Bills: A Chance to Put Them Together?
May 8
BIO, PhRMA Criticize Senate Measure For Not Fixing IPR Proceeding Abuses
May 8
Teva Infringed License, Must Return Proneuron's IP Rights, Israeli Court Rules
May 8
Apple Loses Bid to Overturn Jury's Verdict That Golden Bridge Patent Not Invalid
May 8
Canadian Regulator Aims to Clarify Listings of Combination Drug Patents
May 8
Former PTO Director Says Challenges To Drug Patents Before PTAB Increasing
May 8
Dell, HP, NetApp Won't Get Second IPR Shot To Challenge Redundant Disk Storage Patent
May 8
Former PTO Official Predicts ‘Opportunists' Will Continue to Challenge Drug Patents
May 8
FTC Official Says Third Circuit Reverse Payments Ruling Due Out ‘Any Day Now'
May 8
Attorney: California Cipro Case May Cause States to Scrutinize Drug Patent Settlements
May 8
Drugmakers Subject to Antitrust Scrutiny For Patent Deals Under California Ruling
May 8
Actos Makers Face Reverse Payment Suit; Takeda, Mylan, Actavis Among Defendants
May 8
Two Years After SG Said Wait, Standard For Inequitable Conduct Back at High Court
May 8
SCOTUS Stays Out of Bristol-Myers Baraclude Patent Case Over Use of ‘Unexpected Results'
May 8
URS, Trademark Clearinghouse Flaws Called Out in Responses to ICANN TM Rights Report
May 8
Neutral Packaging Can Be Harmful To Trademark, Danish Supreme Court Rules
May 8
Use of Mark to Advertise Criticism Sites Distinguishes, Not Confuses, Products
May 8
Florida VirtualSchool Has Standing to Bring Action Over Trademarks Owned by State
May 8
Speakers Highlight How New Technologies Will Spur Future Shifts in Copyright Law
May 8
Flooring Giant Mannington's Design to Make Laminate Look Like Aged Wood Protectable
May 8
Led Zeppelin Judge Declines to Dismiss Stairway to Heaven Copyright Suit
May 8
Pandora Prevails: ASCAP Blanket Licenses Must Include Streaming Rights
May 8
Spotlight Shined on Best Practices For Protecting IP in Entertainment Industry
May 8
Russia Clarifies Measures Meant to Combat Online Piracy
May 8
Digital Single Market Strategy Unveiled by European Commission
May 8
A Second Goldman ‘Secret Sauce’ Conviction Headed for Appeal
May 8
Kolon Guilty in Kevlar Secrets Theft, Settles With DuPont
May 8
Personnel Changes at IP Law Firms, Organizations
May 8
Reviewing the First Foreign Economic Espionage Cases
May 8
AbbVie Deutschland and Unknown Embodiments: Has the Written Description Requirement for Antibodies Gone Too Far?
May 8
Supreme Court IP Case Developments
May 8
Legislation Developments
May 8
Agency Developments
May 8
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Update
May 8
Hatch-Waxman Litigation Update
May 8
Listing
May 8
Muzak LLC Will Have to Defend Itself Again As Not Infringing Patent Related to Muzak
May 1
Celsis In Vitro Appeals Ruling That Cell Freezing Storage Claims Are Invalid
May 1
Fed. Cir. on Nautilus Remand: We Still Say These Patent Claims Are Not Indefinite
May 1
Cochlear Asks Appeals Court to Throw Out Finding It Infringed Hearing Implant Claim
May 1
Stakeholders File Opposing Briefs to CAFC On BPCIA Info Exchange, Notice Provisions
May 1
Thousands of Patents at Risk at PTAB Proponents of Cuozzo En Banc Review Argue
May 1
Full Federal Circuit to Decide if Lanham Act Disparagement Ban Violates 1st Amendment
May 1
Patents Invalidated That Cost Banks $350 Million in Settlements
May 1
ITC Launches Investigation Into Imports of Cases for Smartphones, Tablets
May 1
Senators Introduce Version of Innovation Act; Some Significant Differences on Key Issues
May 1
House Commerce Committee Approves Bill to Combat Demand Letter Abuse
May 1
Jury Finds Millennium Health Infringed Ameritox Patent; Firm Will Pay $8.6 Million
May 1
PTO to Offer Online Storage, Management, Reporting Enhancements for Fee Payments
May 1
Bass Expands Drug Patent Fight As Celgene, Shire Make Five
May 1
4th Cir. Affirms Charging of PTO Staff Salaries Against Loser in Trademark Case
May 1
Supreme Court's B&B Ruling Will Likely Affect TM Registration Applicants, Panel Says
May 1
Cadbury Clashes with Nestle In Bar Brawl at EU's Top Court
May 1
Injunction Preventing Use of Trademarks in Benihana Food Fight Was Appropriate
May 1
Reversal of Judgment by State Appeals Court Undermines Preclusion Ruling in Fed. Court
May 1
Contrary to Reports, Katy Perry's ‘Left Shark'-Related Filings Not Killed
May 1
High Court Denies 2nd Petition on Preclusive Effect of TTAB Likelihood of Confusion Ruling
May 1
Rolex, Ralph Lauren Can't End Dispute Over RLX Trademarks on Summary Judgment
May 1
Bill Requires Broadcasters to Exchange Performance Money for Retransmission Play
May 1
Register of Copyrights Gives Priority List to House Judiciary Committee
May 1
HBO, Showtime Sue to Block Pacquiao-Mayweather Fight Webcasts
May 1
UsedSoft Withdrawal from Oracle Battle Raises Questions on Used Software Sale
May 1
‘Avatar' Copyright Noninfringement Ruling Challenged in Sci-Fi Writer's Cert. Petition
May 1
Copyright Office Launches Inquiry Into Licensing of Photos, Illustrations
May 1
China's Record on IP Rights Top Among USTR's Concerns in Special 301 Report
May 1
U.S. Will Enforce Executive Order, Laws Protecting IP From Cybercrime Exploits
May 1
Personnel Changes at IP Law Firms, Organizations
May 1
The Hague Agreement for the Registration of Industrial Designs: A PCT for Design Patents?
May 1
Making Sense of Non(ce)sense—Seeking Broad Claim Coverage and Avoiding Unwanted Means-Plus-Function Treatment
May 1
The Doctrine of Unexpected Results Following the Federal Circuit's Decision in BMS v. Teva
May 1
Supreme Court IP Case Developments
May 1
Legislation Developments
May 1
Agency Developments
May 1
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Update
May 1
Hatch-Waxman Litigation Update
May 1
Listing
May 1
Database Sync Patents May Not Be Invalid Under Sec. 112, But Not Infringed Anyway
April 10
AstraZeneca $76M Win in Prilosec Patent Infringement Case Affirmed by Fed. Cir.
April 10
Marvell Urges Appeals Court To Toss $1.2 Billion Patent Verdict
April 10
Federal Circuit Affirms Three Cases Without Opinion Two Days After Oral Arguments
April 10
Nonobviousness of AzaSite Patents Upheld, Sandoz Generic Version Would Infringe
April 10
Fed. Cir. Oral Argument Considers PTAB Interpretation of Motion to Amend Rule
April 10
Court Says Plaintiff Owes Attorneys' Fees In Suit Over Patent It Knew It Didn't Own
April 10
Enzo Life Sciences Sues Hologic, Says Prostate, STI Tests Infringe
April 10
Design Patent Filing Under Hague Treaty To Begin May 13 With New PTO Rules
April 10
PTO Reviews Eligibility Guidance Changes, Downplays New Streamlined Analysis Option
April 10
Samsung May Help Apple Get Rid Of a $533 Million Patent Verdict
April 10
Trade Commission Asks District Court to Toss Microsoft Suit Seeking Enforcement of Order
April 10
Court Refuses to Dismiss Prolensa Patent Suit Over Jurisdictional Issues
April 10
Professors Spar on Evidentiary Support for, Against Need for Patent Litigation Legislation
April 10
Patent Reform Bill Provisions Would Hurt Investment in Life Sciences, Executives Say
April 10
IPXpharma Sues Millennium Again, Says Velcade Infringes Its Patent
April 10
Novo Nordisk Sues Baxter Over Validity While Preparing to Launch Hemophilia Drug
April 10
PTAB Judges Discuss Ex Parte Appeals During Second in Series of ‘Boardside Chats'
April 10
Hayman's Bass Targets Shire In New Drug Patent Challenges
April 10
Shire ‘Confident’ in Fighting Hayman After Victory Over Actavis
April 10
Teva Settles Classes' Generic Delay Allegations Over Nexium for $24 Million
April 10
Baxter International, Johnson & Johnson Settle Infringement Suit Over Baxter's Floseal
April 10
Magistrate: Patent Plaintiff Lost Standing By Transferring Ownership Rights to Patents
April 10
Case Over Price Fixing, Misuse of SD-Card Patent Pool Denied Review by High Court
April 10
Is ‘Implicit' Reading of ‘Potential' Problem In Prior Art ‘Hindsight of Worst Kind'?
April 10
Microsoft Xbox Patent Fight With Google May Alter Power Balance
April 10
Dastar Doesn't Kill Trademark Claims Based on Use of Pirated Karaoke Tracks
April 10
Mardi Gras Bead Dog Marks Unprotectable, 5th Circuit Affirms
April 10
Battle Over ‘Gutter Topper' Mark Ends In Award of Nearly $750K in Damages, Fees
April 10
“Louis Valentin,” “Louis V” Marks Infringe Louis Vuitton Trademarks, District Court Says
April 10
Assistant GC at Copyright Office Named Deputy Director for Registration Policy
April 10
‘Three's Company' Parody Play Doesn't Infringe TV Show, Court Rules
April 10
Infringing Sculptures Must Be ‘Destroyed' Or ‘Delivered,' But $450K Award Crumbles
April 10
Mississippi AG Defends Google Subpoena, Says Autocomplete Outside CDA 230 Scope
April 10
Deficient Takedown Notice May Be Basis of DMCA Misrepresentation Claim
April 10
Downloading Star Wars: Legal at Last After Years of Massive Piracy
April 10
Attack on ‘Angry Birds' Rip-Offs Hits Mark; Rovio Scores $2.7 Million
April 10
New IP Enforcement Coordinator Marti Outlines Agenda at Chamber of Commerce
April 10
J&J Units Settle False Ad Suit With GSK; Settlement Over Flonase Ads Confidential
April 10
Final Orders in FTC Challenge Of PlayStation Advertising Approved
April 10
Kazakhstan Amends IP Legislation; Seeks to Comply With TRIPS Requirements
April 10
Apple, Spotify Streaming Music Deals Are Reportedly Under Investigation by EU
April 10
U.S. Will Insist on IP Rights Protections In Any TPP Trade Deal, USTR Official Says
April 10
Geographical Indications Key Trade Concern For Wine Makers in TPP, TTIP Negotiations
April 10
IP-Watch Urges Court to Order USTR to Disclose Withheld TPP Documents
April 10
Helmet Maker's Trade Dress Claims Fail Over Inability to Show Secondary Meaning
April 10
Ford Source Code for Throttle Control Is Relevant to Acceleration Claims
April 10
Accused Goldman Code Thief Takes On Vance After Defeating U.S.
April 10
Personnel Changes at IP Law Firms, Organizations
April 10
The Continuing Rise of the Design Patent: Litigation Fuels Increased Attention, Fashion Focus
April 10
Quanta-fying Helferich Patent Licensing’s Contribution to the Exhaustion Doctrine
April 10
Supreme Court IP Case Developments
April 10
Legislation Developments
April 10
Agency Developments
April 10
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Update
April 10
Hatch-Waxman Litigation Update
April 10
Listing
April 10
Patent Application Restriction Limits Pieces Of Specification Available for Claim Scope
April 3
Daiichi's Creative Use of Disclaimer Can't Stop Apotex's Pursuit of Generic Benicar
April 3
Litigation Stays as PTAB Reviews Business Method Patents Not So Automatic After All
April 3
High Court's Patent Decisions Contribute To ‘Morass of Uncertainty,' ABA Panelists Say
April 3
Explain Nature-Based Claim Patentability Using Science, Attorneys Suggest at ABA
April 3
EBay Escapes Patent Infringement Liability As Computer-Based Auction Found Ineligible
April 3
Court Revisits, Reaffirms Opinion Claims For Cell-Freezing Method Are Natural Law
April 3
India Supreme Court Stays Injunction Against Indian Generics-Maker Over Sitagliptin
April 3
Court Dismisses Professor's Claims He Invented Patents for Concerta to Treat ADD
April 3
ITC to Investigate Various Apple Products for Possible Patent Infringement
April 3
Collaborative Spirit But Unavoidable Conflict Mark Detailed Dive Into Patent Quality Issues
April 3
FDA Denies Amgen's Petition to Require BPCIA Information Exchange Compliance
April 3
PTO 3-Part Plan to Revise PTAB Procedures Favors Patent Owners, May Balance Scales
April 3
Court Won't Reconsider Finding of ‘Large And Unjustified' Payment in Modafinil Case
April 3
PTO Patent Eligibility Guidance Round Two Better Than First, but Comments Want More
April 3
Oral Argument Shows High Court's Induced Infringement Ruling Could Have Broad Effect
April 3
High Court Decision in Commil v. Cisco May Upset Presumption of Patent Validity Burdens
April 3
Supreme Court Weighs Brulotte Rule: Does Stare Decisis Trump New Economic Thought?
April 3
Mixed Views on Chances High Court Will Nix Bar on Post-Expiration Patent Royalties
April 3
Conflicting Independent, Dependent Patent Claims Not Worthy of Supreme Court Review
April 3
Pre-Teva Decision Clear Example of When De Novo Review Improper, Cert. Petition Says
April 3
High Court Lets One Go: Joinder in Patent Case Trumps Federal Civil Procedure Rule
April 3
PTO Group Director Hershkowitz Named Deputy Commissioner for TM Operations
April 3
4th Cir.'s Latest Remand of Paper Towel Trademark Dispute Is Over Applying Octane
April 3
Claiming Abuse of Trademark Holders, IPC Asks ICANN to Block .sucks Domain Rollout
April 3
Aston Martin Says Fisker ‘Thunderbolt’ Is Unauthorized Copy
April 3
‘Smart Balance' Not Likely to Create Confusion With, Blur ‘Smart Ones' Brand
April 3
Trademark Examiner's Refusal to Register Valid Despite Incorrect Priority Determination
April 3
TTAB Refuses to Consider Marketplace Use; Affirms Refusal of ‘Hughes Furniture' Mark
April 3
Failure to Sign, Verify Application for ‘Simply Orangecello' Results in TTAB Refusal
April 3
No Abuse of Discretion in Finding That Adult Film Company Had Acted Reasonably
April 3
Copyright Office Wants to Sever Ties With Library of Congress, Be Independent Agency
April 3
European Commission Launches Efforts Steering Towards Digital Single Market
April 3
Sweden Supreme Court to Rule Whether Photos of Works of Art Infringe Copyrights
April 3
Sports Photographers' Agreement With AP Broad Enough to Cover NFL's Uses
April 3
Justices Won't Review Stan Lee Media's Ownership Claims Over Marvel Characters
April 3
Denmark to Establish Patent Enforcement Unit, Simplify Registration
April 3
Kastenmeier Leaves a Legacy That Extends Far Beyond Just Copyright Law
April 3
Emerging Fields of Right of Publicity and Social Media Intersect at ABA IP Conference
April 3
Hackers, Corporate Spies Targeted by Obama Sanctions Order
April 3
LinkedIn Group Membership Trade Secrets Claim Proceeds, Messages Claim Too General
April 3
Recent Federal Register Notices
April 3
Personnel Changes at IP Law Firms, Organizations
April 3
How PTAB Proceedings Could Impact the ITC's Public Interest Analysis
April 3
PTAB Surprises Some by Using Its Standard Operating Procedures to Assert Control of Its Case Law
April 3
Subject-Matter Eligibility: Patent Owners’ Foot-in-the-Door Problem
April 3
Supreme Court IP Case Developments
April 3
Legislation Developments
April 3
Agency Developments
April 3
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Update
April 3
Hatch-Waxman Litigation Update
April 3
Listing
April 3
Federal Circuit: Patent Involved in Big Synqor Win in 2013 Unpatentable for Anticipation
March 20
Blown Deadline by AT&T Snuffs Chance for Appeal to Federal Circuit
March 20
Enzo's $61M Infringement Award Tossed; Fed. Cir. Finds Error in Claim Construction
March 20
Fed. Cir. Affirms $95 Million Award in Third Appeal of Smith & Nephew, Arthrex Dispute
March 20
Three Wins, One Loss for Apple on iPhone Functions Infringing MobileMedia Patents
March 20
Hitachi Loses Extended Term on Patent On Improvements in Magnetic Materials
March 20
Federal Circuit Bars Copies of Pulmicort Respules Pending Outcome of Astra's Appeal
March 20
Claim Construction in Plastic Plank Case Upheld
March 20
Contingency Fee Multiplier on Hourly Rate Can Factor Into Court's Attorneys' Fee Award
March 20
Supreme Court Talks to Federal Circuit, But Doesn't Provide Clarity, Panelists Say
March 20
Patent Practitioners, PTAB Judge Offer Their Takes on AIA-Enabled Process
March 20
Court Finds Celsis's Cell Freezing Patent Invalid as Law of Nature, Citing Mayo, Alice
March 20
India Revokes Boehringer Lung Drug Patent On Opposition From Generic Maker Cipla
March 20
Litigation Over Eye Drug AzaSite Against Mylan Settled, InSite Vision Says
March 20
Apple Urges ITC to Reject Ericsson Patent Complaints
March 20
International Trade Commission Launches Audio Investigation
March 20
International Trade Commission Probes Certain Electrical Devices
March 20
Big Firms Losing Their Share Of Patent Work to Boutiques
March 20
Hearing on Patent Litigation Abuses Suggests Hurdles to Innovation Act Remain in Senate
March 20
Innovation Act Bloodied Again in Senate, This Time During Small Business Hearing
March 20
Novo Sees U.S. Price Gains Even With New Sanofi Insulin
March 20
Another Venture Investor Challenges Biopharma Patent in IPR Petition
March 20
Let Courts Develop Damages, Injunction Law On Standard-Essential Patents, Panelists Say
March 20
FTC Finalizes Order in First-Ever Action Alleging Deception by Patent Assertion Entity
March 20
Name.Space Tells Ninth Circuit Lanham Act Claims Over New gTLD Program Are Ripe
March 20
Trademark, False Advertising Claims Against LivingSocial, Soundalike Firm Survive
March 20
Qualcomm Faces Team That Beat Apple in China Trademark Fight
March 20
U.K. Lords Vote to Introduce Plain Packaging for Cigarettes
March 20
Blu Alehouse Can't Dodge Claims It Infringes The ‘Blu' Family of Marks for E-Cigarettes
March 20
Feta Cheese Lanham Act Claims Not Subject To Clause Giving Greek Courts Jurisdiction
March 20
Haribo, Lindt Trademark Case May Clarify Vague—but Delicious—Area of German Law
March 20
U-Haul's Evidence That ‘Pods' is Generic Falls Short; $60M Infringement Award Stands
March 20
Fifth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of Trademark Claims by HIV/AIDS Denialist Organization
March 20
U.K. Lawmakers Back Plain Packaging For Cigarettes, Tobacco Products
March 20
USTR Official Says Fundamental Differences Between Nations Remain Over GI Protection
March 20
Claim That Toyota Ad Infringed Book About B.B. King's Guitar Survives Dismissal
March 20
Record Industry Groups Urge ICANN To Do More to Stem Copyright Infringement
March 20
Bill Promises ‘Fairness' in Fee Settings for Mechanical License, Public Performance
March 20
Court Nixes Facebook as Way to Notify Party Of Lawsuit, Other Methods Weren't Exhausted
March 20
Portuguese Intellectual Property Court Bans Access to Pirate Bay
March 20
Plaintiffs in Queens ‘5 Pointz' Dispute Can't Add More Artists to Proceeding
March 20
Chinese, U.S. Telcos Lead in Patent Filings Illustrating Rise of Digital, Computer Tech
March 20
Intellectual Property Lawyers See Arbitration As Saving Time, Money in Some Disputes
March 20
False Ad Claim Not Recoverable Under Lanham Act Absent Showing of Actual Harm
March 20
ITV to Buy ‘The Voice’ Creator Talpa for Up to $1.2 Billion
March 20
Copyright Act Preempts Any Publicity Rights Of Former NCAA Athletes in Pics Sold Online
March 20
NCAA Says Students Are Losers If Amateur Sport Rules Discarded
March 20
Michael Jordan's Right of Publicity Case Over Supermarket's Magazine Ad Continues
March 20
Attorneys Point to Social Media Nightmares From Improper Uses of Intellectual Property
March 20
Trade Secret Limitations Period Measured From Date Patent Infringement Suspected
March 20
Sixth Circuit Revives Misappropriation Claim Against Chinese Can Manufacturer
March 20
Unfair Competition Claim in Texas Against Uber and Lyft Survives
March 20
Personnel Changes at IP Law Firms, Organizations
March 20
Exploring the Differences Between Post-Grant Proceedings in the U.S. and the EU
March 20
Less Than a Year Later, Nautilus’s Impact on Claim Definiteness Is Already Being Felt
March 20
Fast & Furious: Post-Alice Dismissals of Patent Infringement Cases Using Rule 12 Motions
March 20
Supreme Court IP Case Developments
March 20
Legislation Developments
March 20
Agency Developments
March 20
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Update
March 20
Hatch-Waxman Litigation Update
March 20
Listing
March 20
Nautilus Standard Used by CAFC to Overturn Pre-Nautilus Patent Indefiniteness Judgment
March 13
Appeals Court Temporarily Bars Sandoz From Launching Generic Fusilev Product
March 13
Federal Circuit Vacates November Ruling on Stay During PTAB Challenge
March 13
Rejection of Car Ignition Regulator Claims Affirmed
March 13
Court Denies Eli Lilly Summary Judgment In Genentech Antibody Noninfringement Suit
March 13
Big Software Firms Face Patent Ineligibility Judgments, Too, Hewlett Packard Discovers
March 13
Patent Community ‘Celebrates' 25th Annual PTO Day With Concern Over Post-Alice World
March 13
German Court Rejects Validity of Patent Registration to Ward Off Competition
March 13
Panel Proposes Faster Patent Approvals For Businesses Manufacturing in India
March 13
Indian Patent Office Rejects Bayer's Bid to Patent New Form of Cancer Rx
March 13
‘Representative Product' Short Cut Rejected By N.D. Cal. in Patent Infringement Case
March 13
Airbus Creates Lab Network To Foster Innovation at Planemaker
March 13
Galapagos Evolves into Target With Arthritis Drug Test
March 13
In Win for Teva, Court Finds Patent Claims on Osteoporosis Rx Atelvia Invalid
March 13
Industry Groups Say More Work Needed by FDA on Biosimilar Policy
March 13
J&J Sues Celltrion Healthcare, Says Pending Biosimilar Infringes Patents
March 13
Novartis Wins Approval for First Biosimilar to Be Sold in U.S.
March 13
Petitioner Success Before PTAB Takes Hit From Patentee-Focused Audience at PTO Day
March 13
SCOTUS Denies Review in Tamiflu Challenge To Federal Circuit Double Patenting Ruling
March 13
Conversation in Reality TV Show Not A ‘Writing' of TM Assignment Contract
March 13
Petters Fraudulent Transfer to Ritchie Capital in Polaroid Case Upheld on Appeal
March 13
Counsel for Blackhorse, The Slants Agree: ACLU Chose Bad Case to Take §2(a) Stand
March 13
China Regulator Eyes E-Commerce Oversight After Blasting Alibaba
March 13
Descriptive Mark Lacks Secondary Meaning Absent Sufficient Revenue and Advertising
March 13
Lack of Clarity on Color Marks Noted, But Ninth Circuit Doesn't Ease Confusion
March 13
‘Teflon' Survey Admissible in Row Over ‘Go Away Gray,' ‘Get Away Grey' Marks
March 13
Oprah Again Beats Trademark Claim Over ‘O' Magazine's Use of ‘Own Your Power' Mark
March 13
Hidden Browser Plug-In Tactic Doesn't Give Rise to Lanham Claim Against Reed Elsevier
March 13
Supreme Court Denies Petition Challenging Trade Dress, Patent Exceptional Case Rulings
March 13
Preclusive Effect of TTAB Likelihood of Confusion Ruling at Issue in Another Petition
March 13
ECJ Ruling on Use of Private Copy Levies Limits Who Pays, How Much, Companies Say
March 13
Pharrell, Thicke Got to Give Up $7 Million in Gaye Song Spat
March 13
Songwriters, Licensees Dispute Role Of Ascap, BMI Consent Decrees
March 13
‘Daydream Believer' Widow's Claims Of Shady Royalty Practices Survive
March 13
‘Chicken Pesto Salad,' Apple ‘Blossom' Food Fights Begin the Appeals Process
March 13
Aereo's Failed Auction Blamed On Broadcasters in N.Y. Suit
March 13
Tucows Says One Complaint, Respect for Due Process Led to USTR ‘Notorious' Label
March 13
Lego's Complaint Against Imports Leads To ITC Probe of Patent, Copyright Violations
March 13
AbbVie to Acquire Pharmacyclics For Approximately $21 Billion
March 13
Senate Approves PTO Director Michelle Lee, IP Czar Daniel Marti in Unanimous Votes
March 13
USTR List of Notorious Markets Includes 24 Online, 19 Physical Markets
March 13
Report Makes Case for U.S. Biologics Law In TPP as Chief Negotiators Meet in Hawaii
March 13
Taxi Cab Companies Can't Enjoin Uber In Philly Under Unfair Competition Law
March 13
Personnel Changes at IP Law Firms, Organizations
March 13
The Constitutional Argument Against Agency Adjudication: Can the PTAB Invalidate an Issued Patent?
March 13
The Plant Variety Protection Act—An Increasingly Important Form of Intellectual Property Protection for Plants
March 13
Supreme Court IP Case Developments
March 13
Legislation Developments
March 13
Agency Developments
March 13
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Update
March 13
Hatch-Waxman Litigation Update
March 13
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March 13
Apple Urges Federal Circuit to Force Samsung to Remove Phone Features
March 6
NuVasive Gets Mixed Ruling In Medtronic Spinal Implant Fight
March 6
CAFC Denies Promega, LifeTech Motions To Rehear DNA Identification Patent Case
March 6
Federal Circuit Says Merely Offering Services Is Not ‘Use in Commerce' Under Lanham Act
March 6
Judge Allows Capital One to Allege Monopoly In Counterclaims Against Major Patent Buyer
March 6
European Patent Office Filings Up in 2014, Especially in Biotech, Medical Technology
March 6
Pfizer's Sales Tactics Related To Lipitor Survive Court Challenge
March 6
Natco Joins Gilead's Pact With Indian Companies for Sovaldi
March 6
Apple/Google No-Poach Settlement May Turn on Lawyers Taking Pay Cut
March 6
Ericsson Sues to Block Apple iPhone in U.S. Amid Patent Spat
March 6
Apple Plays Odds for Overturning $533 Million Verdict; History on Its Side
March 6
Senate Democrats Offer STRONG Act as Alternative to Innovation Act; No Fee Shifting
March 6
PTAB Invalidates Genzyme, Duke Claims For Pompe Disease Enzyme Therapy
March 6
California High Court Hears Argument on Pay-for-Delay Case
March 6
Cert. Petition Challenges District Court's Allowance of ‘Least Saleable Unit' Exception
March 6
OECD Says Work Has Begun Under BEPS To Implement Compromise Patent Box Rules
March 6
Damage Control Absent Showing of Actual Harm Is Recoverable Under Lanham Act
March 6
Political Supporters Fail to Get Dismissal Of Hershey's Claims Against Campaign Sign
March 6
‘Barefoot Contessa' Gets Restraining Order Against Frozen Dinner Manufacturer
March 6
Charriol Loses Its Injunction Against U.S. Distributor Before Appeals Court
March 6
Georgia Court Did Not Abuse Discretion By Enjoining ‘Miss India Georgia' Marks
March 6
No Right to Jury Trial When Lanham Act Plaintiff Seeks Attorneys' Fees, Not Damages
March 6
Confusion Likely Between ‘Pmoney,' ‘Popmoney' Marks for Financial Services
March 6
TTAB Reverses Refusal to Register Dino-Design as Monster Truck Service Mark
March 6
WTO Tobacco Labeling Dispute Intensifies Amid Proposals by United Kingdom, Ireland
March 6
Luxury Goods Case in Germany Pits Antitrust Rules Against Trademark Law
March 6
Memo on $75 Check Not Enough for Assignment at Summary Judgment Stage
March 6
Voluntary Dismissal Off Table for Plaintiff Who Used Copyright Claim for ‘Leverage'
March 6
Magistrate Recommends First-Ever Award Of Damages in False DMCA Takedown Case
March 6
Infringing Houses Were ‘Advertisements,' Triggered Insurer's Duty to Indemnify Builder
March 6
Forfeiture Still Available to Government in Mega Civil Action Against Dotcom, Cohorts
March 6
German Court Rules ‘Bot' Providers Using Client Software Violate Copyrights
March 6
Federal Court of Canada Order Takes Aim At Copyright Troll Abuse of Courts
March 6
Aereo Gets Less Than Half What It Expected at Bankruptcy Auction
March 6
Customs Official Says Agency Mulling Proposal for Review of Exclusion Orders
March 6
Recent Federal Register Notices
March 6
Personnel Changes at IP Law Firms, Organizations
March 6
In Dredging up the Past, the Federal Circuit Makes Patent Damages More Difficult to Prove; But Has It Left Some Avenues Open?
March 6
The Intricacies of Patenting Medical Devices and Surgical Procedures
March 6
Outlook for 2015: Antitrust Litigation In the Pharma Industry—More Than Just Actavis Progeny
March 6
Supreme Court IP Case Developments
March 6
Legislation Developments
March 6
Agency Developments
March 6
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Update
March 6
Hatch-Waxman Litigation Update
March 6
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March 6
‘Objective Reasonableness' Persists as Federal Circuit Overturns $2M Fee Award
February 27
Another Induced Infringement Issue May Bring High Tech Industry to En Banc Fed. Cir.
February 27
Constitutionality Challenges to AIA Post-Grant Oppositions Converging at Federal Circuit
February 27
Implementation of Patent Term Statute In C.F.R. Permissible and Reasonable
February 27
Howard Shipley of Foley & Lardner Defends Technical Cert. Petition as Loyalty to Client
February 27
Akin Gump Hit With $426K Judgment in Suit Accusing Firm of Betraying Current Client
February 27
Australian High Court to Hear Myriad Gene Patent Case
February 27
Sandoz Scores Win in Suit Over Generic Fusilev; Court Says Spectrum Patent Obvious
February 27
Apple Told by Jury to Pay $532.9 Million in Patent Trial
February 27
Demand Letter Abuse Legislation Will Return; Preemption of States' Efforts Top Issue
February 27
Congress Reintroduces Bill to Limit Patent Term on Aftermarket Car Replacement Parts
February 27
Lee's Nomination for PTO Director Clears Committee, Full Senate Confirmation Next Up
February 27
PTAB Growth, Patent Eligibility Guidance Updates Featured in Quarterly PPAC Meeting
February 27
Attorneys Must Know Antibody's Properties To Get Patent Approval in EU, Speaker Says
February 27
California High Court Prepares For Arguments on Reverse Payments
February 27
Supreme Court Denies Review of Nine Issues in Patent and Trademark Law
February 27
No Wrongdoing, No Liability, Cisco Says In High Court Induced Infringement Case
February 27
No Appeal Standing for Consumer Advocacy Group in Attempt to Cancel Stem Cell Patent
February 27
6th Cir. Says Trial Court Failed to Consider All Relevant Uses of ‘IntelliJet' Trademark
February 27
Atlantic City Casinos Taj Mahal, Plaza Might Lose Use of Donald Trump's Name
February 27
RadioShack to Sell Name Separately With $20 Million Opening Bid
February 27
Plan to Expand EU Trademark Law to Cover Domain Names Faces Legislative Challenge
February 27
Russian IPR Court Orders Retrial Of Ford's Claim to Be Well-Known
February 27
Name of ‘SoFo' Neighborhood of Stockholm Can Be Registered for Television Program
February 27
Jeans Trademark Owner Gets Lucky; 2d Cir. Says New Suit Can Proceed
February 27
Fifth Circuit Sheds Light on Undue Prejudice Element of Trademark Acquiescence Defense
February 27
Cohiba Trademark Fight Goes Back to TTAB As High Court Denies Standing Issue Review
February 27
Final Settlement Approved in Music License Dispute
February 27
Copyright Office's Report on Tech Upgrades Recommends Massive Overhaul of IT Systems
February 27
Momentum Building to Give Copyright Office More Autonomy, But No Consensus on How
February 27
CJEU Decision Tightens Copyright Rules; May Have ‘Far-Reaching' Implications
February 27
Pandora's Anti-SLAPP Motion Slapped Down; Protection of Pre-'72 Records Reaffirmed
February 27
5th Cir. Upholds Attorneys' Fees Award Where Only De Minimus Copying Found
February 27
Beastie Boys Win Injunction Against Monster Energy for Copyright Infringement
February 27
Battle for Marvel Characters Rages On; Stan Lee Nemesis Takes Fight to SCOTUS
February 27
Aereo Asset Auction Gives Buyers Bargain on Online-TV Technology
February 27
9th. Cir. Affirms False Endorsement Ruling Against Parties That Sold Bob Marley T-Shirts
February 27
ITC Announces Pilot Program to Help Importers Deal with Exclusion Orders
February 27
Chinese Co. Sues Perlman's Rearden Over Academy Award-Winning IP
February 27
Ukraine, Greece, Bulgaria Make Cases For Their Intellectual Property Regimes
February 27
Former Two Sigma Analyst Gao Pleads Guilty to Software Theft
February 27
Personnel Changes at IP Law Firms, Organizations
February 27
Stealing Trade Secrets and Confidential Information With Computers: Time to Resolve the Lingering Circuit Split
February 27
It's Time to Consider a Kinder, Gentler Cease and Desist Letter
February 27
‘Substantial Participation' of the Experts is Key in Preparing Expert Reports
February 27
Supreme Court IP Case Developments
February 27
Legislation Developments
February 27
Agency Developments
February 27
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Update
February 27
Hatch-Waxman Litigation Update
February 27
Subscriber Notice
February 27
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February 27
Federal Circuit Continues to Emphasize Going Beyond Plain Language in Claim Construction
February 20
Nokia, Microsoft Beat Wireless Infringement; Claim Scope Limits, Obviousness Affirmed
February 20
Federal Circuit Offers More Claim Construction Lessons in Garmin Ruling
February 20
Stakeholders Question Fed. Cir.'s Emphasis On Patent Specification in Claim Construction
February 20
Two Possible Theories Behind Jury Patent Verdict Means Owner Can Still Assert Either
February 20
Soverain Tripped Up in Latest Case by Patents Invalidated by CAFC in Earlier Case
February 20
AstraZeneca Appeals After Generics Win Ruling on Pediatric Asthma Drug Patent
February 20
More Generics of Celebrex Receive Full Approval Following Court Action
February 20
With Court Mandate, Decision Now Moves To FDA on Approving Celebrex ANDAs
February 20
Teva Request to Extend Generic Copaxone Injunction After May 24 Denied
February 20
ITC to Probe Light-Emitting Diode Products With China, Taiwan Connections
February 20
Congressional Research Service Reissues Report on Industry-Specific Patent Laws
February 20
Supreme Court Decisions Unlikely to Stop Momentum on Patent Litigation Legislation
February 20
Qualcomm Says It Won't Follow New Wi-Fi Rules on Patents
February 20
Investor Challenges MS Treatment Patent; Biotech Group Says Filing Abuses IPR
February 20
Illumina Scores Rare IPR Win as PTAB Declines to Invalidate Sequencing Claims
February 20
Rare Split Decision by PTAB Allows Joinder of Cases With Different Issues
February 20
Myriad, GeneDx Settle Patent Dispute Over BRCA Screening, Ending Litigation
February 20
First Post-Teva Petition Challenging Claim Construction Review Hits High Court
February 20
Cert. Petition Challenges Fed. Cir.'s Venue Transfer Out of E.D. Texas
February 20
United States, Japan Accede to Hague Treaty on Design Patent Applications
February 20
ICANN Advisers May Soften Controversial Plan to Limit Geographic Domain Names
February 20
Jury to Decide if ‘Camowraps' is Generic or Infringed by ‘Camo' [Intervening Term] ‘Wrap'
February 20
Cease and Desist Letter Over ‘Honey Badger' Mark Didn't Establish Purposeful Availment
February 20
3D Print Sculptor Challenges Copyright Claim Over ‘Left Shark'
February 20
Megaupload Defendant Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy; N.Z. Extradition Cases Loom
February 20
Swedish Court to Rule on Registrar Liability Over Pirate Bay Domain Names
February 20
Copyright Claims Over Conservative Blog's Use of Virginia Legislator's Pic Survive
February 20
Fox's Fair Use Defense for Flag-Raising FB Post Not Resolved As a Matter of Law
February 20
Amazon Must Face Claims in Graffiti Copyright Suit Over ’Just Cavalli’ Clothing
February 20
Unilateral Alienability of Coauthored Works In Flux Following Recent Ninth Circuit Ruling
February 20
Music Licensing Reform Faces Much Controversy, Requires More Thought
February 20
No Copyright Controversy From Prospect Of ‘Geo-Fencing' Internet Radio Broadcast
February 20
Image of Figurine on U-Haul Carton Not Substantially Similar to Hummel's ‘Hansl'
February 20
Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Marti For IP Czar Position; No Vote on Michelle Lee
February 20
Target's Sale of Rosa Parks Plaque Protected by First Amendment
February 20
FEC Eyes Ruling on Intellectual Property Provided by Foreigners but Vote Delayed
February 20
Australia Implements TRIPS Agreement, Streamlines IP Process With New Zealand
February 20
WTO TRIPS Council to Discuss Tobacco Plain Packaging, Wine and Spirit GIs
February 20
9th Circuit Vacates Fees Award In Arizona Trade Secrets Misappropriation Case
February 20
Personnel Changes at IP Law Firms, Organizations
February 20
Dissent in the PTAB Ranks
February 20
The Arizona Uniform Trade Secrets Act: To Preempt or Not to Preempt?
February 20
Supreme Court IP Case Developments
February 20
Legislation Developments
February 20
Agency Developments
February 20
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Update
February 20
Hatch-Waxman Litigation Update
February 20
Subscriber Notice
February 20
Listing
February 20
Annual Global Patent Litigation Report 2014
February 20
Subscriber Notice
February 20