Trademark owners have a small window of opportunity to inexpensively make sure their valuable trademark or trade name remains unassociated with the adult entertainment industry. The company in charge of administering the domain…more
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OVERVIEW
Patents protect new inventions such as a new mouse trap or a new pharmaceutical. Patent law gives a patent owner the right to exclude everyone else from making, using, or selling a…more
I Cloud Communications v. Apple
This action seeks preliminary and permanent injunctive relief, monetary
relief, and attorneys’ fees based on Apple’s i) federal unfair competition and false designation of origin in violation of § 43 of the Lanham Act, 15…more
Therasense, Inc. v. Becton, Dickinson...
On May 25, 2011 a sharply divided Federal Circuit overturned decades of practice and announced a new test for materiality when evaluating inequitable conduct by the patentee during prosecution. If a patent claim would not have…more
The domain name business remains rough-and-tumble. Little consideration goes into the niceties of paying attention to trademark rights. If you have a federally registered trademark and don't already have a corresponding domain…more
Most people, including most patent
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Bioabsorbable, polyurethane-based stent coatings that comprise non-fouling coatings with polyethylene glycol and hyaluronic acid are disclosed. In addition to these coatings, medical devices comprising these coatings and methods…more
U.S. Patent No. 7,763,271--Polymeric...
Methods using PEG-PE micelles for the local delivery of substantially water insoluble drugs and bioactive agents are disclosed…more
This disclosure provides a description of medical devices with polymeric cobwebbing disposed near the surfaces of the medical device. This cobwebbing can contain drug(s) and can enhance the mechanical and chemical function of…more
U.S. Pre-grant Publication No....
Coatings for an implantable medical device and a method of fabricating thereof are disclosed, the coatings including block-polymers comprising at least one poly(hydroxyacid) or poly(hydroxy-alkanoate) block, at least one block…more
U.S. Pre-grant publication No....
Polymers that can form the substrate of an implantable medical device and form coatings for implantable medical devices and methods for their fabrication are disclosed, the coatings comprising polymers that are hydrolyzed at a…more
United States Patent No. 7,186,789
This disclosure covers polymers, some of which are useful in medical device applications. Some of these medical devices are implantable within a mammalian body, such as in a body lumen. The copolymers comprise at least one…more
U.S. Pre-grant publication...
This document discloses a family of tyrosine carbonate polymers and polymer mixtures that may contain bioactive or biobeneficial polymers or constituents. Methods of making these polymers and mixtures are disclosed, as well…more
U.S. Pre-grant Publication No....
Coatings for implantable medical devices comprising biologically absorbable or durable star polymers and methods for fabricating thereof are disclosed…more
U.S. Pre-grant Publication...
A polymer for a medical device, particularly for a drug eluting stent, is described. The polymer can be derived from n-butyl methacrylate and can have a degree of an elongation at failure from about 20% to about 500%…more
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