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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
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  • 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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Federal Circuit Upholds Celgene Win In Cephalon Paclitaxel Patent Case
June 26
Outcome in Teva v. Sandoz Copaxone Dispute Unaffected by High Court Guidance
June 26
Federal Circuit Reverses TomTom's Victory in Patent Infringement Case
June 26
High Court's Teva Decision Makes Difference, Lighting Ballast Result Flipped on Remand
June 26
Pfizer Revival of Celebrex Patent in Vain As Federal Circuit Affirms Double Patenting
June 26
Preserving Data in Forms While Browsing Web Is Abstract Idea, Ineligible for Patent
June 26
Fed. Cir. Reissues Views on Impact of PTO Unpatentability Ruling on Existing Injunction
June 26
Federal Circuit Judges Split at Oral Argument On Laches as Defense to Patent Infringement
June 26
Trial Testimony in ‘Mud Motor' Case Overrules Expert Declaration in Reexam
June 26
Illegal Reverse Payments Not Just Cash, FTC Argues in First Circuit Amicus Brief
June 26
Petition Asks for Further Guidance on Patent Ineligible ‘Abstract Idea,' ‘Inventive Concept'
June 26
No High Court Review of Whether Expiration Of Patent Due to Unpaid Fee is Constitutional
June 26
Supreme Court Rejects Apotex's Bid To Revisit Inequitable Conduct Standard
June 26
Supreme Court Retains Brulotte Rule: No Royalties on Post-Expiration Use of Patent
June 26
Retiring Patent Commissioner Focarino Sees ‘Stark Contrast' After 38 Years at PTO
June 26
Patent Claim Against Google to Resume After Supreme Court Declines Case
June 26
Manhattan Delmonico's, Emeril Lagasse Stop Registration of New ‘Delmonico's' Mark
June 26
Russian IP Court Rules That ‘Ford' Should Be Recognized As ‘Well-Known'
June 26
Doctor Did Not Establish Consumer Meaning of His Name in Trademark Case
June 26
Sirius XM Scores Win As Fed. Court Says No Oldies Performance Right Under Fla. Law
June 26
Claim Against Bieber and Usher's Hit Song Revived by 4th Cir. Appeals Court
June 26
USTR Announces MOU With Paraguay On Intellectual Property Rights Protection
June 26
Functional Claiming Under 35 U.S.C. §112, ¶6: Is “Processor” the New “Means”?
June 26
Supreme Court IP Case Developments
June 26
Legislation Developments
June 26
Agency Developments
June 26
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Update
June 26
Hatch-Waxman Litigation Update
June 26
Listing
June 26
Federal Circuit Affirms Patent Ineligibility of Sequenom's Prenatal Test Methods
June 19
Amazon.com's Successful Challenge to OIP Price Optimization Patent Affirmed on Appeal
June 19
Winner Loses and Loser Wins on Appeal In Dueling Tire Repair Kit Patent Case
June 19
En Banc Fed. Circ. Shifts Functional Claim Analysis With New Means-Plus-Function Rule
June 19
Device on Material Handling Vehicle Not Anticipated by Device on Table With Rollers
June 19
Federal Circuit Cannot Review PTAB's Denial of Petition Review in CBM Proceeding
June 19
Alexsam Prepaid, Gift Card Processing Patents Invalidated on Appeal to Fed. Cir.
June 19
PTAB Amendment Rules Upheld But Microsoft Challenge Proxyconn Patent in Trouble
June 19
Proposed Competition Bureau Guidance Addresses Patent Litigation Settlements
June 19
Observers Question Frequency of Injunctions, Call for Speedier Resolution of Cases
June 19
Jawbone Takes Second Bite at Fitbit In Pre-IPO Lawsuit Claiming Infringement
June 19
PTO Pilot Program Allows Expedited Rejection Appeal on an Application if Dropping Another
June 19
Strong Interest in Patent Boxes As Part of Tax Revamp, JCT Chief Says
June 19
7th Cir. Affirms WD-40's Victory In ‘Inhibitor' Trademark Dispute
June 19
London Taxi Maker Cries Foul Over Rival's Environmentally Friendly Cab Designs
June 19
EU Sounds Sweet Note for Joint Venture's Cross-Border Licensing of Online Music
June 19
5th Cir. Affirms Copyright, Lanham Act Rulings in Texas Architectural Plan Dispute
June 19
Court Orders Monster Energy to Pay $670,000 of Beastie Boys' Legal Fees
June 19
Retirement Reveals Split in Copyright World Over Librarian of Congress Billington's Legacy
June 19
EBay Subpoena Valid Despite Removal Of Infringing Content Prior to Service
June 19
Live Nation Not Directly Liable for Alleged ‘Big Pimpin' ' Copyright Infringement
June 19
ISP Acted in Concert with Grooveshark Operators By Providing Internet Access
June 19
Muzzling Hitler? Soon, German Copyright Law Won't Do the Trick
June 19
Copyright Office Announces Pilot Program, Draft Legislation on Orphan Works
June 19
Personnel Changes at IP Law Firms, Organizations
June 19
Patent Trolling Bills Moving in House and Senate to Revamp Infringement Litigation, PTAB Challenges
June 19
Supreme Court IP Case Developments
June 19
Legislation Developments
June 19
Agency Developments
June 19
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Update
June 19
Hatch-Waxman Litigation Update
June 19
Listing
June 19
Federal Circuit Struggles With BPCIA Language as Amgen Seeks Zarxio Delay
June 12
Samsung to Start Over Whether It Infringes Phone-to-TV Video Decompression Patents
June 12
Fed. Cir. Overturns Kaneka Loss on Dietary Supplement Manufacturing Process Patent
June 12
Marketer of GPS Product Personally Liable for Inducing Patent Infringement
June 12
No Patentable Synergistic Effect Identified In Honey, Coffee Combination to Treat Herpes
June 12
Prosthetic Device Maker Alps South Lacked Standing for Ohio Willow Patent Infringement
June 12
Apple Attempt to Fight ContentGuard Alone In Northern California Denied by Fed. Cir.
June 12
‘IWatch' Applicant Loses Appeal To Fed. Cir. for Lack of Bona Fide Intent
June 12
End-Payor Class Action Attacks Actavis, Forest, Generic Drug Makers on Namenda
June 12
Abraxis Attempt to Patent Paclitaxel With Antibody Rejected by Indian Patent Office
June 12
Fed. Cir. Affirmance Ignored Non-Harmless Error in Patent Jury Instruction, Petition Says
June 12
Trade Commission Launches Patent-Related ATM Inquiry
June 12
Michael Jackson Hologram Patent Case Will Remain in Nevada District Court
June 12
House Judiciary Committee Moves Patent Bill Forward, Battle Over Fee Shifting Looms
June 12
Patent Box Opponents Should Read Bill Before Criticizing It, Boustany Says
June 12
Colorado Governor Signs Bill Designed To Crack Down on Patent Trolling
June 12
PhRMA's Attack on New Patent Transfer Rule Under Hart-Scott-Rodino Act Fails
June 12
Then Came the Hedge Funds: Patent ‘Death Squad' Causes a Ruckus
June 12
Hedge Funds Seeking Insider Advantage By Filing Patent Cases, Senator Tells SEC
June 12
ITC Finds No Patent Infringement by Herbicide Sulfentrazone
June 12
Notorious Patent Troll's Challenge To Vt. Demand Letters Law Survives
June 12
Petition Says Trademark Use in E-Commerce Satisfied by Website Offering Services
June 12
Fitbit Won't Receive Attorneys' Fees For Fitbug's Trademark Infringement Case Loss
June 12
TM Infringement Case Involving ‘Science Fusion' Textbook and Board Game Continues
June 12
Reps. Marino, Chu Introduce Bill To Create Independent Copyright Office
June 12
Copyright Office Recommends Legislation To Allow Efficient Use of Orphaned Works
June 12
Turtles Class Action Is Stayed To Give Sirius XM Chance to Appeal
June 12
EU Legislature Calls for Protection Of EU Intellectual Property Rights
June 12
Michael Jordan Has Standing to Keep Pressing Persona Rights Claim Against Jewel
June 12
No Right of Publicity for College Athletes in Sports Broadcasts, Dist. Ct. Finds
June 12
SunPower Alleges SunEdison Poached Employees, Trade Secrets
June 12
Personnel Changes at IP Law Firms, Organizations
June 12
Section 112(b) and the PTAB: Is the Legal Standard for Indefiniteness Itself Indefinite?
June 12
The Debate Over Divided Infringement: Choosing the Lesser Evil
June 12
Supreme Court IP Case Developments
June 12
Legislation Developments
June 12
Agency Developments
June 12
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Update
June 12
Hatch-Waxman Litigation Update
June 12
Listing
June 12
No Change on S. Ct. Remand: Watson Lialda Generic Not Likely to Infringe Shire Patent
June 5
Tyco's Restoril Case Not Objectively Baseless, But Citizen Petition Suggests Antitrust Injury
June 5
Teva Will Pay $1.2 Billion To Resolve Pay-for-Delay Case
June 5
Appeals Court Sustains Injunction Against Namenda ‘Product Hopping'
June 5
Court Reaffirms Novel Suprep Generic Would Infringe Braintree Patent in Fed. Cir. Remand
June 5
Petition: Application of Alice Makes All Computer/Software Implementations Ineligible
June 5
Patent Litigation Bill OK'd in Senate Judiciary Committee Diverges From House Parallel
June 5
High Court Won't Review Patent Obviousness By ‘Implicit' Reading of ‘Potential' Problem
June 5
E.D. Tex. Won't Stay Apple Post-Trial Fight In Smartflash Patent Infringement Case
June 5
Fed. Cir. Affirms TTAB's Ruling in Pro Se Proceeding Over ‘ColorWorx' Registration
June 5
FTC Will Not Block .sucks Rollout, Suggests Broader ICANN Consumer Protection Review
June 5
TRO Means Visitors to Austintown, Ohio, Won't Be Living It Up at the Hotel California
June 5
Hollywood's Pay-TV Curbs May Face EU Antitrust Charge
June 5
AMC and Regal Are Questioned By DOJ in Cinema Antitrust Probe
June 5
Fabric Maker Gets Another Chance to Bring Its Case Against Wal-Mart, Ross Stores
June 5
No Attorneys' Fees to Kirtsaeng But 2nd Cir. Says Don't Discount Pro Bono Representation
June 5
International Broadcasters Call for Better Treaty Protections Against Online Piracy
June 5
ISP Must Disclose P2P File-Sharers In Suit Claiming ISP Is Contributory Infringer
June 5
Factual Issues Remain in Infringement Case Involving Jay-Z's ‘Big Pimpin' ' Sample
June 5
Med. School Admission Database Sues Creator of Unauthorized Free Website Version
June 5
Judge: ‘Irreparable Injury to 1st Amendment' In 15-Month Bar of ‘Innocence of Muslims'
June 5
Pandora Will Have to Pay 2.5 Percent Of Revenue for Playing BMI Licensed Music
June 5
Pre-1972 Recording Artists Can Join Class In Flo & Eddie Case Against Sirius XM
June 5
Super Bowl Shufflers' Right of Publicity Claim Not Preempted by Copyright Act
June 5
Fitbit Sued by Jawbone for ‘Plundering’ Employees, Secrets
June 5
Solicitor General Supports Allergan in Latisse Unfair Competition Case Against Athena
June 5
The Art of the Selfie: Richard Prince, Instagram, and Fair Use
June 5
B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc. Leaves Patent Law Unscathed!
June 5
Social Media and Patent Eligibility
June 5
Supreme Court IP Case Developments
June 5
Legislation Developments
June 5
Agency Developments
June 5
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Update
June 5
Hatch-Waxman Litigation Update
June 5
Listing
June 5
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