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Federal Circuit Provides Guidance on Trade Secrets Issues

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Every once in a while, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit handles a trade secrets case. In a decision published Monday, the court reversed the grant of a preliminary injunction relating to insulin pump patches....more

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Observations on the Changing Landscape of the PTAB Director Review Process in 2024

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So far in 2024, Director Review decisions have shifted from primarily sua sponte DRs to party-initiated DRs. In addition, there has been an increasing number of DR requests by petitioners this year....more

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Ruling Affirmed: Redemption Diluted Bulleit's Bottle Design

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The Second Circuit issued a ruling on May 28, 2024, in a trade dress case, affirming the district court's decision that Redemption Whiskey diluted the trademark and trade dress rights of Bulleit Whiskey since Redemption's...more

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Lanham Act’s Personal Names Restriction Does Not Violate First Amendment

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As expected, based on the tenor of the Justices’ questions during oral argument, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against a trademark applicant seeking to register a mark commenting on former President Donald Trump. The...more

Irwin IP LLP

Will Third Party Servicers Lose Their Right to Repair Medical Devices Under the APA’s Judicial Review?

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Med. Imaging & Tech. All. v. Libr. Of Cong., No. 23-5067, 2024 WL 2873107 (D.C. Cir. June 7, 2024) - In October of 2021, pursuant to the triennial review process of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DCMA”), the...more

Womble Bond Dickinson

Overhaul of the Rosen-Durling Test: A New Era for Design Patent Obviousness

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In the recent case of LKQ Corporation v. GM Global Technology Operations LLC, the en banc (for the first time in five years) Federal Circuit overruled the long-established Rosen-Durling test used for evaluating the...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Court Dismisses Patent Claims Directed to Intermittent Fault Detection in Electrical Systems for Aircrafts as Ineligible Subject...

A district court recently granted a Rule 12(b)(6) dismissal of patent claims directed to intermittent fault detection (IFD) technology for electrical systems in aircrafts, deciding that the asserted claims are patent...more

Smart & Biggar

Supreme Court of Canada dismisses Apotex’s application for leave to appeal macitentan inducing infringement decision

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As previously reported, the Federal Court of Appeal dismissed Apotex’s appeal of a decision relating to macitentan (Janssen’s OPSUMIT), which found that Apotex would induce infringement of Janssen’s patent....more

Troutman Pepper

Supreme Court Upholds Names Clause in Trademark Law, Emphasizing Historical and Traditional Foundations

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In a landmark decision written by Justice Clarence Thomas, the Supreme Court has unanimously upheld the constitutionality of the Lanham Act’s provision that prohibits the registration of trademarks consisting of, or...more

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The antitrust perspective on patenting strategies in the life sciences industry

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Antitrust authorities are cracking down on life sciences companies using patenting strategies to delay, block or impede access by competitors to the market. Firms with market power need to be mindful of antitrust when...more

UnitedLex

From Lab to Table: Intellectual Property Trends in Alternative Proteins

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In 2019, KFC dropped the unexpected into a frier and forever changed the quick-serve restaurant (QSR) industry. They teamed up with Beyond Meat, a leading plant-based meat company, to create a vegan chicken offering, which...more

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.L.L.C.

Design Patents at the PTAB: Performance Gap Between Design and Utility Patents Highlights the Durability of Design Patents

Since the inception of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) in 2012, design patents obtained a higher rate of favorable results in Inter Partes Reviews (“IPRs”) and Post Grant Reviews (“PGRs”) than utility patents. For...more

Venable LLP

Spotlight On: Neulasta® (pegfilgrastim) / Fulphila® (pegfilgrastim-jmdb) / Udenyca® (pegfilgrastim-cbqv) / Ziextenzo®...

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Pegfilgrastim Challenged Claim Types in IPR and Litigation: Claims include those challenged in litigations and IPRs. Claims are counted in each litigation and IPR, so claims from the same patent challenged in multiple...more

Genova Burns LLC

Unanimous But Fractured: Supreme Court Upholds Rejection of “Trump Too Small” Trademark, With Little Guidance for the Future

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Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court decided in Vidal v. Ester, 602 U.S. ___ (2024) that the federal prohibition on registering trademarks that identify a living individual without their consent does not violate the First...more

Venable LLP

Spotlight On: Actemra® (tocilizumab) / Tofidence™ (tocilizumab-bavi) / Tyenne® (tocilizumab-aazg) - June 2024

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Tocilizumab Challenged Claim Types in IPRs: Claims are counted in each IPR, so claims from the same patent challenged in multiple IPRs are counted more than once. Within each IPR, claims are counted only once, whether they...more

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Spotlight On: Enbrel® (etanercept) / Erelzi® (etanercept-szzs) / Eticovo® (etanercept-ykro) - June 2024

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Etanercept Challenged Claim Types in IPR and Litigation: Claims include those challenged in litigations and IPRs. Claims are counted in each litigation and IPR, so claims from the same patent challenged in multiple...more

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New Jersey Federal Court Weighs in on Orange Book Patent Listings

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In recent months, the issue of whether certain patents are appropriately listed in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Orange Book, associated with the Hatch-Waxman Act, has garnered the attention of the Federal Trade...more

Venable LLP

Spotlight On: Herceptin® (trastuzumab) / Ogivri® (trastuzumab-dkst) / Herzuma® (trastuzumab-pkrb) / Ontruzant® (trastuzumab-dttb)...

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Trastuzumab Challenged Claim Types in IPR and Litigation: Claims include those challenged in litigations and IPRs. Claims are counted in each litigation and IPR, so claims from the same patent challenged in multiple...more

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

AI News Roundup – Backlash from Silicon Valley tech companies, Anti-AI movement, Apple Intelligence, and more

To help you stay on top of the latest news, our AI practice group has compiled a roundup of the developments we are following....more

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck

Plaintiffs Benefit From SCOTUS Ruling There Is No Time Bar for Copyright Damages

Many companies are not strangers to receiving demand letters on behalf of copyright owners. Routine demand letters often allege that the company’s use of what it believed was a stock photo, public domain image, or music on...more

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Domain names: An ad for Andorra

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Andorra Telecom, the Registry for the Andorran Top Level Domain (TLD) .AD, recently kicked off a major liberalisation project for the .AD extension that will see it becoming available to all registrants without restriction...more

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The Critical Role of Trade Secrets in the Booming EV Industry

Electric car sales in 2023 were 3.5 million higher than in 2022, a 35% increase in one year. The rise in demand for electric vehicles (“EVs”) has prompted many companies to enter the EV battery space. Given the rapid...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Cellect Your Weapon: Navigating Potential Arguments in the Aftermath of In re Cellect

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In In re Cellect, 81 F.4th 1216 (Fed. Cir. 2023), the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that a later-expiring patent can be invalid for obviousness-type double patenting (ODP) in view of an earlier-expiring,...more

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SCOTUS Rules on "Trump Too Small"—Third Recent Ruling on First Amendment Implications for Lanham Act 

The June 13, 2024, U.S. Supreme Court decision in Vidal v. Elster made waves in the trademark community. All of the Court’s decisions are significant, and this matter was of particular interest because the decision marked the...more

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No More Non-Competes?

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The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC” or “Commission”) recently issued a final rule banning non-competes throughout the United States. Many employers and stakeholders in U.S. businesses may initially balk at this news. Training...more

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