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Supreme Court Hears Trademark Dispute Between Whiskey Maker and Dog Toy Manufacturer

Yesterday, the United States Supreme Court heard arguments in a trademark dispute between whiskey maker Jack Daniel's and VIP Products, the manufacturer of a dog toy that parodies...

The Importance of Choosing the Right Attorney for Your Patent Interview

The patent interview process can be a crucial step in obtaining a successful patent application. During the interview, an applicant has the opportunity to clarify issues related to...

FDA Seeks $7.2 Billion Budget for 2024

Written by: Paige L. Cappelli The FDA recently announced that it is seeking a budget of $7.2 Billion for 2024, part of which is intended for “Advancing...

Fresh From the Bench: Latest Federal Circuit Court Case

CASE OF THE WEEK Apple Inc. v. Vidal, Appeal No. 2022-1249 (Fed. Cir. Mar. 13, 2023) In our Case of the Week, the Federal Circuit allowed Apple’s challenge to the Patent Trial...

A “Known Technique” for Showing a Motivation to Combine References

Written by: Justin J. Gillett & Eric Wittgrove INTEL CORP. V. PACT XPP SCHWEIZ AG Before Newman, Prost, and Hughes. Appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Summary...

Stipulation of Non-Infringement Found Insufficient for Appeal

Written by: Justin J. Gillett & Kenneth O. Aruda, Ph.D. ALTERWAN, INC. V. AMAZON.COM, INC., AMAZON WEB SERVICES, INC. Before Lourie, Dyk, and Stoll. Appeal from the United States ...

Judicial Review Is Available for PTO Director’s Fintiv Rulemaking Procedure

Written by: Justin J. Gillett & David J.K. Hulett APPLE INC. v. VIDAL Before Lourie, Taranto, and Stoll. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern...

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The patent interview process can be a crucial step in obtaining a successful patent application. During the interview, an applicant has... Read More »
Our third Patent Litigation Intelligence Report was released in late January. The report examines patent litigation activity over five years, from... Read More »
Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming the way we live and work, and it is also making its mark on the world of intellectual ... Read More »
  As an inventor, it's important to protect your ideas and inventions from being copied or stolen by others. One of the... Read More »
Trademarking colors is a unique way to protect a brand's visual identity and set it apart from competitors. Companies like Owens... Read More »
A patent is a legal form of protection granted to inventors for their unique and useful ideas, designs, or products. It gives the patent... Read More »
In March and April, we plan to release our Patent Intelligence Report and Trademark Intelligence Report, which will cover patent and trademark... Read More »
Trademark law is an important tool for businesses and individuals seeking to protect their brand identity and reputation. A trademark is a ... Read More »
By Sarah Burstein, Professor of Law at Suffolk University Law School LKQ Corporation v. GM Global Technology Operations LLC, No. 2021-2348... Read More »
Most startup owners already know what can and can’t be registered as a trademark, but are all possible trademarks worth to be chosen ... Read More »
Allen EhrlichSome great thoughts on trademarking a name. Also, I suggest keeping the name short and easy to pronounce. So many companies create names that are too long and not easy to say. To be remembered as a brand it has to roll off the customers tongue and easy to say and remember.
Jan 5, 2023
Mikele BicolliTrue indeed! If we see the most successful companies, they mostly have short names and easy to remember and pronounce by everybody.
Jan 5, 2023
Whenever there are discussions related to patent law and amendments, many are concerned with each proposal's impacts, advantages, and... Read More »
  A little over a week ago, a lawsuit was filed against Twitter by Virtual Creative Artists LLC (VCU) in the Northern... Read More »
Recognizing life-saving COVID-19 innovations It’s a privilege to announce the five winners of our Patents for Humanity: COVID-19... Read More »
In late October, we published our CAFC Intelligence report, the second annual report covering the patent-related CAFC appeals originating from... Read More »
Until 1997, Japan followed the examples of major industrialized countries regarding trademark law. They offered a pre-registration... Read More »
In late October, we released our second annual CAFC Intelligence Report. The report provided high-level statistics and insights and evaluated the... Read More »
There had been only two cases where damages over $2 billion have been awarded in a patent litigation case, in Pfizer vs Teva... Read More »
In early September we released our sixth annual IPR Intelligence Report 2022. The report reviewed IPR activity in the past five years and covered... Read More »
In early September, we published our sixth annual IPR Intelligence report. This popular report covers the IPR landscape by providing high-level... Read More »
  The third week of October has been rather active in trademark prosecution, at least for Visa, Paypal, and Western Union... Read More »
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