Controlling the Cost of Patent Litigation
Post-Grant Insights: The Impact of PTAB Appeals on the Federal Circuit
.bit: Why Brands Need to Pay Attention
Post-Grant Insights: Key Considerations in PTAB Oral Hearings
Post-Grant Insights: What claims to include in your PTAB petition
Polsinelli Podcasts - Removing Caps on Punitive Damages: What is the Impact on Business?
IP|Trend: Dust up After the Breach
Thinking Compliance When Protecting Your Ideas Internationally
What are the Implications of Alice v. CLS?
Protecting Trade Secrets During Business Collaboration
IP|Trend: Inter Partes Review: Is It Still Right For You?
IS THE A IN ANDA BEGINNING TO MEAN ANTITRUST?
What Does the Supreme Court Ruling in Alice v. CLS Mean to a Software Entrepreneur?
Bill Beutler on Editing Wikipedia
Inter Partes Review Appeals: What You Need to Know
The AIA Has Moved the Cheese
Emerging Markets: Opportunity, Risk, and What it Means for Brand Protection
How is Graphene Currently Used and What is the Hope for the Future?
Derivation Proceedings: What You Need to Know
What is Graphene? Fenwick Patent Attorney Has the Answer
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Leslie Klinger, noted Sherlock Holmes scholar and lawyer, has waged a nearly all-out legal offensive against the Estate of Arthur Conan Doyle over the Estate’s assertion of a copyright in connection with certain works...more
Don’t Forget: FTC Settlement Over Memory Claims -
The marketers of the BrainStrong dietary supplement – which claimed to improve adult memory and prevent cognitive decline – reached a settlement with the Federal Trade...more
From cassette tapes to CDs to Pandora and Spotify, innovations in the music field over the past two decades have drastically changed how people access music. Songwriters, however, are paid according to a system that has been...more
On May 12, 2014, the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) lost its motion for leave to file a motion for reconsideration of a prior ruling, which barred the NCAA from arguing at trial that not paying...more
SPECIAL FOCUS: Supreme Court Adopts Broad Standing Test for False Advertising Plaintiffs -
On March 25th, the Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion regarding the test for standing in false advertising cases...more
Performing rights organizations (PROs) are entities that issue licenses to, and collect royalties from, television stations and other parties who wish to perform or dylanbroadcast copyrighted musical compositions. There are...more
Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram…the list of social media tools for the promotion of your fashion brand is ever increasing. While social media is an effective and immediate way to reach your customers, there are some...more
FTC Settles With Mobile Crammers -
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This has been an eventful few weeks for the O’Bannon v. Electronic Arts, Inc., et al., No. 4:09-cv-01967 (N.D. Cal.) case in the Northern District of California; an over four-year-old showdown between the NCAA and current and...more
Owners of elite American Quarter Horses may soon be ponying up to create clones of their champions.
On July 31, 2013 a North Texas District Court jury decided that the American Quarter Horse Association’s (“AQHA”) rule...more
A universally accepted objective of brand marketing is to become aligned with a well-respected, credible and complementary brand with sufficient notoriety to positively influence consumer spending. In recent times,...more
In This Issue:
- Short Attention Span
- When the stars align: Negotiating celebrity endorsement deals
- It’s not easy saying you’re green
- Excerpt from Short Attention Span:
LIKE IT? TWEET IT?...more
So you’ve decided your brand could use a little shine, and you’re considering hitching your brand to a star. You are presumably a fan of the celebrity, and with a little luck, it’s mutual. Whether this is a short-term “hook...more
I think the award for most creative market definition (at least for 2013) has to go to the plaintiff in Between the Lines Productions, LLC v. Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., Case No. 13-cv-3584 (S.D.N.Y. May 30, 2013). There,...more
In This Issue:
California’s “Best Practices” for Mobile Apps Draw Criticism from Ad Groups; FTC Settles First FCRA Suit Involving Mobile Apps; Sony Settles Suit with Actor from PlayStation Ads; Court: Twitter Terms Not a...more
Have you ever been away from home when your favorite baseball or hockey team is playing an important game? Ever wished you could watch that game, and just that game, live while you are on the road? If plaintiffs in Laumann v....more
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Proceedings: (In Chambers) Order GRANTING in Part and DENYING in Part the
Motions to Dismiss - The Honorable Philip S. Gutierrez, United States District Judge.
Since this Court's Order was issued back in August of...more
In This Issue:
Uniform Ads a Slam Dunk for NBA Teams; FTC Asked to Investigate Gatorade “Flu Game” Ad How Did Kirstie Alley Lose 100lbs? False Ad Suit Claims It Wasn’t Diet Drug; California, Feds Up the Pressure on...more
In This Issue:
Washington v. National Football League, USDC Minnesota, June 13, 2012
*District court grants NFL’s motion to dismiss class action filed by former football players alleging that, by not allowing the...more
SiriusXM announced that is has filed a legal action, including antitrust claims, against SoundExchange and A2IM (the American Association of Independent Music - the association of independent record labels), charging,...more
On December 23, 2011, the Department of Justice’s Office of Legal Counsel (the “OLC”) released an opinion that the Wire Wager Act (18 U.S.C. § 1084) applies only to interstate transmissions of wire communications that relate...more
An overview of the conflicts between Competition Act, 2002 and various Intellectual Property legislation and business / industry sector regulations....more
Table of Contents:
•Global-Tech Appliances, Inc., et al. v. SEB S.A.
•Brantley v. NBC Universal
Global-Tech Appliances, Inc., et al. v. SEB S.A., US Supreme Court, May 31, 2011
•In a patent infringement case, the...more
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