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Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Dec 10

    Bitcoin Is Worth the Cost in Fees and Electricity

    Bitcoin Is Worth the Cost in Fees and Electricity
    Saturday set a new record for cost per transaction, according to this chart at blockchain.info. For the first time ever, that value broke $100, clocking in at $103. Fees are also rising. The relevant chart at bitinfocharts.com shows a median…
  • Dec 1

    How the MtGox Bankruptcy Should Be Resolved

    How the MtGox Bankruptcy Should Be Resolved
    MtGox mainly has 202,185 bitcoins as assets. That’s around $2.23 billion at the time of this writing. Most of the creditors’ claims are for 795,000 bitcoins that users had in their MtGox accounts. There are also some claims in…
  • Nov 27

    “Bitcoin Cash” Trademark

    “Bitcoin Cash” Trademark
    Roger Ver (who used to support Bitcoin and now hates and actively fights it) just angrily ended an interview, flipping the bird to the interviewer. One of the reasons he was angry was the fact that the interviewer didn’t follow his…
Rank this Week: 1542

Seattle Trademark Lawyer

Seattle Trademark Lawyer

Covers trademark law developments from Seattle and beyond. By Michael Atkins.

http://seattletrademarklawyer.com/
  • Dec 10

    Uber Lawsuit Highlights Data Breach Disclosure Requirement

    Uber Lawsuit Highlights Data Breach Disclosure Requirement
    The Washington attorney general’s lawsuit against Uber highlights an organization’s disclosure obligations in Washington State in the event of a data breach. The Nov. 28 suit, filed in King County Superior Court, is thought to…
  • Nov 27

    Washington State Trademarks Are Now Searchable

    Washington State Trademarks Are Now Searchable
    The Washington Secretary of State’s database of trademark filings is now searchable. This is a big improvement. Before, searching state records was a hit-and-miss (and mostly miss) affair with the Washington State Digital Archives. Or…
  • Sep 19

    Amazon Gives Additional Benefits to Trademark Registrant

    Amazon Gives Additional Benefits to Trademark Registrant
    Amazon gives trademark owners a new reason to register their brands: it’s a ticket to enrolling in the Amazon Brand Registry program. Enrollment gives trademark owners access to enforcement tools within the Amazon marketplace,…
Rank this Week: 663

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 10

    Sunday Surprise

    Sunday Surprise
    Vacancies"I've found my place."IP Lecturer At the London College of Fashion -- High HolbornCheck here for more information.(Dutch) student traineeship (in IP and other fields)At De brauwSee more information here.PhD positionAt CIIR…
  • Dec 10

    Role of CJEU post-Brexit to be considered by House of Lords inquiry

    Role of CJEU post-Brexit to be considered by House of Lords inquiry
    The AmeriKat's cousin, the Sand Cat, is as elusiveas understanding what the UK Governmentis actually going to do with respect of the CJEUpost-BrexitThe EU Justice Sub-Committee of the House of Lords' EU Committee will consider enforcement and…
  • Dec 7

    BREAKING: CJEU holds that SPCs cannot be obtained on the basis of an "end of procedure notice" pursuant to Article 3(b) SPC Regulation

    BREAKING: CJEU holds that SPCs cannot be obtained on the basis of an "end of procedure notice" pursuant to Article 3(b) SPC Regulation
    The AmeriKat's new tattoo Back in July last year right, at the end of the Court's Trinity Term, Mr Justice Arnold referred two questions to the CJEU on the SPC Regulation in Merck Sharp & Dohme v Comptroller-General of Patents…
Rank this Week: 165

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 69

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Dec 10

    Patent Reform: U.S. Inventor Act goes to Congre

    Patent Reform: U.S. Inventor Act goes to Congre
    This week US Inventor, an inventor organization working in Washington DC and around the US to advocate for strong patent protection for inventors and startups, rolled out the U.S. Inventor Act in the House of Representatives... Early stage…
  • Dec 10

    The PTAB lacks authority to decide the applicability of tribal sovereign immunity

    The PTAB lacks authority to decide the applicability of tribal sovereign immunity
    Native American tribes possess and exercise inherent sovereign immunity. It is also undisputable that such power may be abrogated, limited or qualified only by the express and unequivocal action of Congress. In Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma v…
  • Dec 10

    Misrepresentations in Service to Efficient Infringer Lobby

    Misrepresentations in Service to Efficient Infringer Lobby
    The world of intellectual property law has been abuzz in recent months leading up to oral arguments in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC, a case which will determine whether…
Rank this Week: 99

IPWatchdog

IPWatchdog

Offers insights on current developments in the intellectual property space, and discusses patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright information and news.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com/
  • Dec 10

    Patent Reform: U.S. Inventor Act goes to Congre

    Patent Reform: U.S. Inventor Act goes to Congre
    This week US Inventor, an inventor organization working in Washington DC and around the US to advocate for strong patent protection for inventors and startups, rolled out the U.S. Inventor Act in the House of Representatives... Early stage…
  • Dec 10

    The PTAB lacks authority to decide the applicability of tribal sovereign immunity

    The PTAB lacks authority to decide the applicability of tribal sovereign immunity
    Native American tribes possess and exercise inherent sovereign immunity. It is also undisputable that such power may be abrogated, limited or qualified only by the express and unequivocal action of Congress. In Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma v…
  • Dec 10

    Misrepresentations in Service to Efficient Infringer Lobby

    Misrepresentations in Service to Efficient Infringer Lobby
    The world of intellectual property law has been abuzz in recent months leading up to oral arguments in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC, a case which will determine whether…
Rank this Week: 836

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property…

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch

An online repository for intellectual property articles, papers and news.

http://www.nlipw.com/
  • Dec 10

    Call for Applications: Visiting Research Fellowship at University of Cambridge

    Call for Applications: Visiting Research Fellowship at University of Cambridge
    The Centre of African Studies at University of Cambridge is currently inviting applications for a Visiting Research Fellowship from candidates in all disciplines in the humanities and social sciences. The aim of the Fellowship is [...] The…
  • Dec 9

    South Africa: Photographer Demands R20m from Government for Mandela Picture

    South Africa: Photographer Demands R20m from Government for Mandela Picture
    Shaun Earl Harris, a photographer has demanded for R20 million (approximately USD 1.4 million) as compensation from the South African government for the use of his decade-old photograph of former South African President Nelson Mandela…
  • Dec 9

    Nigeria: Federal Court Confirms NAFDAC’s Power to Regulate All Chemical

    Nigeria: Federal Court Confirms NAFDAC’s Power to Regulate All Chemical
    According to a report published by All Africa, the National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has been confirmed by a Nigerian Federal High Court siting in Calabar, Cross Rivers State, as [...] The post Nigeria:…
Rank this Week: 1201

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
Rank this Week: 767

Patentology

Patentology

News and views on patents and innovation, with a focus on Australia and New Zealand.

http://blog.patentology.com.au/
Rank this Week: 3070

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Dec 9

    IPO Webinar on Written Description in the Life Science

    IPO Webinar on Written Description in the Life Science
    The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) will offer a one-hour webinar entitled "Written Description in the Life Sciences after Amgen v. Sanofi" on December 12, 2017 from 2:00 to 3:00 pm (ET). Jane Love of Gibson, Dunn &…
  • Dec 7

    Eli Lilly and Company v. Perrigo Co. (Fed. Cir. 2017)

    Eli Lilly and Company v. Perrigo Co. (Fed. Cir. 2017)
    By Donald Zuhn -- In an appeal decided last month, the Federal Circuit affirmed a decision by the District Court for the Southern District of Indiana finding claim 20 of U.S. Patent No. 8,435,944 to be invalid as obvious. The panel also…
  • Dec 6

    Genetic Assessment of Squash Genomes in Related Specie

    Genetic Assessment of Squash Genomes in Related Specie
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- One of the characteristics of autumn is a harvest of vegetables in the squash family, including the ubiquitous pumpkin (equally famous for pumpkin pie and infamous for pumpkin spiced varieties of seemingly any food…
Rank this Week: 231

DeltaPatents EPO caselaw blog

DeltaPatents EPO caselaw blog

Summary of recent decisions by boards of appeal of the European patent office (EPO).

http://dp-patentlaw.blogspot.nl/
  • Dec 9

    T 428/13 - Proving an oral disclosure

    T 428/13 - Proving an oral disclosure
    Not enough proofThis opponent tried to prove that Claim 1 of the main request had been orally disclosed.  The submitted proof included: the power point slides that were used in the presentation, an affidavit of the presenter, the…
  • Dec 5

    J 3/17 - Buggy monitoring system

    J 3/17 - Buggy monitoring system
    A (Lego) bug...In the present case, a PCT patent application was filed after expiry of the 12m priority period at the Chinese PCT receiving office by an Chinese agent acting as representative of the appellant.The appellant filed a request for…
  • Nov 29

    T 1332/12 - Admission of corrected translation of prior art in opposition appeal

    T 1332/12 - Admission of corrected translation of prior art in opposition appeal
    The opposition division decided that the subject-matter of claim 1 of the main, first, second and third auxiliary requests lacked inventive step over the disclosure of document D7 (JP 07-131734 A) and the common general knowledge of the…
Rank this Week: 1756

ITC 337 Law Blog

ITC 337 Law Blog

Covers International Trade Commission cases and news. By Oblon Spivak.

http://www.itcblog.com
Rank this Week: 216

Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 124

Deeplinks Blog

Deeplinks Blog

Covers bloggers' rights, DMCA, DRM, intellectual property, privacy and security issues. From the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks
  • Dec 8

    Tell the Copyright Office: Keep Safe Harbors Safe

    Tell the Copyright Office: Keep Safe Harbors Safe
    The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) safe harbors are a vital protection for websites and Internet services of all sizes. But thanks to a new Copyright Office rule, website owners could lose safe harbor protections if they don’t…
  • Dec 8

    Protect Your Right to Repair and Control the Devices in Your Life

    Protect Your Right to Repair and Control the Devices in Your Life
    Have you encountered difficulties repairing or tinkering with your devices because of technology that stops you from figuring out how it works? EFF wants your stories so that we can defend your right to get around those roadblocks. We want to…
  • Dec 8

    Nominations Now Open for The Foilies 2018

    Nominations Now Open for The Foilies 2018
    For the fourth year, EFF is naming and shaming government officials and agencies around the country who stand in the way of transparency. We honor these information gatekeepers with The Foilies, our tongue-in-cheek “awards” during…
Rank this Week: 965

Delaware Intellectual Property…

Delaware Intellectual Property Litigation

Covers intellectual property and antitrust litigation. By Fox Rothschild LLP.

http://delawareintellectualproperty.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 2785

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Dec 8

    TWiL 409: Humvee Full Of C.O.D.

    TWiL 409: Humvee Full Of C.O.D.
    Uber, Waymo, uh-oh! Machine learning through a rear window. Is the AIA constitutional? Do your comments matter? Hosts: Denise Howell, J. Michael Keyes, Matt Curtis, and Emory Roane Download or subscribe to this show at…
  • Dec 1

    TWiL 408: Have Cat, Own Broom

    TWiL 408: Have Cat, Own Broom
    Accountability by design, AI building better AI, the Trump Administration's extreme vetting initiative, Bitcoin economics, the Supreme Court Carpenter case and what it means for privacy, Animoji Karaoke and more! Hosts: Denise Howell, J.…
  • Nov 17

    TWiL 407: Can't We All Get Connected?

    TWiL 407: Can't We All Get Connected?
    The Slants got TM'd. Are you a digital loiterer? Join Amina Fazlullah, Matthew Curtis, and Denise Howell as we what access to the internet means. Naruto is on "This American Life". What is the implication of the reduction of Lifeline?…
Rank this Week: 112

LoTempio Law Blog

LoTempio Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks and copyright news. By Vincent G. LoTempio.

http://www.lotempiolaw.com/
  • Dec 8

    Trademark Protection and Personal Name

    Trademark Protection and Personal Name
    How much trademark protection do you have in your own last name? Last week, The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board affirmed their decision to refuse to register the proposed trademark “CREPES BONAPARTE” for “food…
  • Nov 24

    Animoji

    Animoji
    Apple just can’t seem to catch a break. The company behind the iPhone and other popular tech products has been hit with another lawsuit. This time, the lawsuit centers around the highly anticipated Animoji feature on Apple’s newly…
  • Nov 17

    Interview with Inventor and Animal-Lover, Terri Swiatek

    Interview with Inventor and Animal-Lover, Terri Swiatek
    Our client, entrepreneur and inventor Terri Swiatek, is an animal lover who decided that her rescue dog Teeko deserved a better breed of toy to play with. Luckily, Terri had the drive, the resources, and the entrepreneurial spirit to make…
Rank this Week: 4251

Blawg IT

Blawg IT

Covers patent, copyright, trademark and Internet related legal issues. By Patent Attorney Brett Trout.

http://blawgit.com
  • Dec 8

    How Do I Sell My Idea?

    How Do I Sell My Idea?
    Catch-22 It would be great if there was a company that would simply buy your idea and give you a stack of money and ongoing royalties. Unfortunately, there is no such company. The market for raw ideas is small, very small. For every dollar…
  • Nov 30

    Do I Need a Patent?

    Do I Need a Patent?
    A Business Decision vs. A Legal Decision The question of whether you need a patent is more of a business decision than a legal decision. While a patent attorney can help you make that decision, by providing you with information regarding the…
  • Aug 29

    Brett Trout selected for The Best Lawyers® 2017 in both Patent Law and Information Technology Law

    Brett Trout selected for The Best Lawyers® 2017 in both Patent Law and Information Technology Law
    Brett J. Trout has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 23rd Edition of The Best Lawyers in America® in the practice areas of Information Technology Law and Patent Law. The Best Lawyers in America® publication is the oldest…
Rank this Week: 422

Torrent Defenders

Torrent Defenders

Covers defenses for persons charged with online copyright infringement.

http://www.torrent-defenders.com
Rank this Week: 728

Business Litigation Info

Business Litigation Info

Covers business litigation, intellectual property, data security, and advertising and media. By Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L.

http://www.ficlaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 8

    Post-Impression-ism: Avoiding the Patent Exhaustion Defense After Impression v. Lexmark

    Post-Impression-ism: Avoiding the Patent Exhaustion Defense After Impression v. Lexmark
    In a decision viewed as unfavorable to enforcement of patent rights, the Supreme Court in Impression Products v. Lexmark Int’l, 137 S. Ct. 1523 (2017), gave an expansive interpretation to the “patent exhaustion”…
  • Nov 28

    Faruki’s Zach Heck Discusses Online Shopping Safety For Cyber Monday (and Every Other Day Too)

    Faruki’s Zach Heck Discusses Online Shopping Safety For Cyber Monday (and Every Other Day Too)
    “Cyber Monday is considered the biggest online shopping day of the year, with consumers spending literally billions of dollars through online retailers.  Yesterday, Faruki’s Zach Heck spoke with WDTN 2 News about ways…
  • Nov 21

    November 2017 Website Newsletter

    November 2017 Website Newsletter
    The Benchmark Litigation 2018 Guide once again ranked Faruki Ireland Cox Rhinehart & Dusing P.L.L. as one of Ohio’s preeminent litigation firms, naming it one of only eleven firms statewide to receive Benchmark’s “highly…
Rank this Week: 1078

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Covers intellectual property law, including trademark, patents, copyrights and entertainment law.

https://500law.com/blog/
  • Dec 8

    P.L.U.R. to Steve Koch

    P.L.U.R. to Steve Koch
    By Michael Santucci Recently, we lost one of the toughest business people I have known. We lost an innovator. We lost a visionary. I enjoyed working with electronic music promoter, festival operator and music manager Steve Koch starting in…
  • Dec 4

    Wu-Tang Clan opposes trademark application for “Woof-Tang Clan”

    Wu-Tang Clan opposes trademark application for “Woof-Tang Clan”
    Recently, Robert Diggs, p/k/a RZA, opposed a trademark application for the mark WOOF-TANG CLAN.[1] RZA is one of the leaders of the hip-hop group WU-TANG CLAN and alleges to be the owner of multiple trademark registrations containing the mark…
  • Nov 22

    Client Spotlight: Belvit Jordan, Founder of Next Weekend Production

    Client Spotlight: Belvit Jordan, Founder of Next Weekend Production
    One of our clients we hold close to our hearts here at Santucci Priore P.L. is Belvit Jordan, Founder and Managing Partner of South Florida based Next Weekend Productions. Her special events and production company oversees the coordination,…
Rank this Week: 2693

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Dec 8

    P.L.U.R. to Steve Koch

    P.L.U.R. to Steve Koch
    By Michael Santucci Recently, we lost one of the toughest business people I have known. We lost an innovator. We lost a visionary. I enjoyed working with electronic music promoter, festival operator and music manager Steve Koch starting in…
  • Dec 4

    Wu-Tang Clan opposes trademark application for “Woof-Tang Clan”

    Wu-Tang Clan opposes trademark application for “Woof-Tang Clan”
    Recently, Robert Diggs, p/k/a RZA, opposed a trademark application for the mark WOOF-TANG CLAN.[1] RZA is one of the leaders of the hip-hop group WU-TANG CLAN and alleges to be the owner of multiple trademark registrations containing the mark…
  • Nov 22

    Client Spotlight: Belvit Jordan, Founder of Next Weekend Production

    Client Spotlight: Belvit Jordan, Founder of Next Weekend Production
    One of our clients we hold close to our hearts here at Santucci Priore P.L. is Belvit Jordan, Founder and Managing Partner of South Florida based Next Weekend Productions. Her special events and production company oversees the coordination,…
Rank this Week: 785

Kluwer Patent Blog

Kluwer Patent Blog

Provides information and news on European patent law. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://kluwerpatentblog.com
  • Dec 8

    The Brexit deal and what it means for the Unitary Patent system

    The Brexit deal and what it means for the Unitary Patent system
    What does the Brexit deal, which was reached by UK Prime Minister Theresa May with the EU earlier today, mean for (the British membership of) the Unitary Patent system? How important for instance is paragraph 38 of the Joint Paper, which…
  • Dec 7

    Top 3 Posts of the Autumn from our IP Law Blog

    Top 3 Posts of the Autumn from our IP Law Blog
    To ensure you don’t miss out on interesting IP law developments reported on our other IP blogs, we will, on a regular basis, provide you with an overview of the top 3 most-read posts from each of our IP law blogs.  Here are the top…
  • Dec 6

    The ILO is alive

    The ILO is alive
    Yesterday was St. Nicholas Day in Germany and many other European Countries. As Wikipedia helpfully as always explains, St. Nicholas fills the boot with gifts and sweets overnight, and at the same time checks up on the children to see if they…
Rank this Week: 1077

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

The High-touch Legal Services Blog

Provides information about the law for startup and early-stage companies. By Dana H. Shultz.

http://danashultz.com/blog
  • Dec 8

    Creative Commons Commercial License

    Creative Commons Commercial License
    This post is about Creative Commons commercial licenses. After describing each license, it discusses when you might want to use each license. Creative Commons provides a summary of its various licenses at About The Licenses. Creative…
  • Dec 6

    Assignment and Delegation in Contract Law

    Assignment and Delegation in Contract Law
    Assignment and delegation are terms that have specific meanings in U.S. contract law. I am basing this post on a Quora answer that I wrote recently. Please see What are assignment and delegation in contract law? In contract law,…
  • Dec 5

    Canonical Questions on the Law™ Series Explained

    Canonical Questions on the Law™ Series Explained
    This post explains what the Canonical Questions on the Law™ series is. Equally important, this post explains why I created that series of questions and answers about legal issues, concepts and terminology. I have been active on…
Rank this Week: 4697

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Dec 8

    Issue Preclusion for Patent Applicant

    Issue Preclusion for Patent Applicant
    by Dennis Crouch Blaise Mouttet is seeking a patent on his “Crossbar Arithmetic and Summation Processor.”  The invention is interesting because it is actually processor design. [17-2077.Opinion.12-6-2017] Back in…
  • Dec 8

    Purpose of Claim Construction: Construing Ordinary Term

    Purpose of Claim Construction: Construing Ordinary Term
    by Dennis Crouch The Federal Circuit has denied the NobelBiz petition for en banc rehearing on questions of patent claim construction. Namely, the focus here is whether a district court is required to issue a claim construction beyond…
  • Dec 8

    Iancu Nomination Hearing

    Iancu Nomination Hearing
    American Patent Law is Exceptional. System should be Reliable, Predictable and High Quality. PTO should be a “culture of excellence” Priorities: Bring stability and reliability to patent system. Evangelize the IP System and the…
Rank this Week: 198

43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 8

    Roundtable: The Right of Publicity in New York, St. John’s University

    Roundtable: The Right of Publicity in New York, St. John’s University
    An Academic Discussion of Policy Choices in Designing a Publicity/Privacy Rights Regime: Rothman, Buccafusco, & TushnetThe roundtable is on the proposed changes to NY's ROP, which are very extensive.[I didn't take notes early on, sorry,…
  • Dec 7

    Court says shoo to Scat's infringement claim against Dodge

    Court says shoo to Scat's infringement claim against Dodge
    Scat Enterprises, Inc. v. FCA US LLC, 2017 WL 5896182, No. CV 14-7995 (C.D. Cal. Jun. 8, 2017)Scat, a maker of aftermarket car parts, sued over FCA’s use of “Scat Pack” in connection with its Dodge Challenger and Dodge…
  • Dec 7

    Everything's legal in Jersey: NJ SCt makes class certification harder in price disclosure case

    Everything's legal in Jersey: NJ SCt makes class certification harder in price disclosure case
    Dugan v. TGI Fridays, Inc., 171 A.3d 620 (N.J. 2017) Plaintiffs alleged that the defendants failed to fairly disclose prices charged to customers for alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. The New Jersey Supreme Court held that one set of…
Rank this Week: 211

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
Rank this Week: 397

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1206

FOSS Patents

FOSS Patents

Covers software patent news and issues with a focus on wireless and mobile devices. By Florian Mueller.

http://www.fosspatents.com
Rank this Week: 3531

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 3828

ANTICIPATETHIS.com

ANTICIPATETHIS.com

A patent law blog providing thought-provoking commentary . . . with a dash of irreverent humor. By Jake Ward.

http://anticipatethis.wordpress.com
  • Dec 8

    They Invented What? (No. 27)

    They Invented What? (No. 27)
    Originally posted on Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog: JW Note:  One would likely find the “resetting” feature to be most useful. U.S. Pat. No. 5,031,161:  Life expectancy timepiece.  …
  • Dec 1

    They Invented What? (No. 26)

    They Invented What? (No. 26)
    Originally posted on Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog: U.S. Pat. No. 4,455,816: Pedal operated mower.    What is claimed as new is as follows: 1. A pedal operated mower assembly comprising a tricycle…
  • Dec 1

    They Invented What? (No. 25)

    They Invented What? (No. 25)
    Originally posted on Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog: JW Note:  Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday!  U.S. Pat. No. 6,877,267:  Turkey decoy tiltable counter-balanced support base. I claim: 1. A…
Rank this Week: 1701

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 108

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Dec 8

    Protective Legislation and Its Critics: an Enduring Legacy

    Protective Legislation and Its Critics: an Enduring Legacy
    Nancy Woloch, A Class by Herself: Protective Laws for Women Workers, 1890s–1990s (2015).Joseph SlaterWhile some readers may already know this work, legal academics do not always keep up with monographs that focus on history. So, I…
  • Dec 7

    Strict Compliance and Wills Act Formalitie

    Strict Compliance and Wills Act Formalitie
    Peter T. Wendel, Wills Act Compliance and the Harmless Error Approach: Flawed Narrative Equals Flawed Analysis?, 95 Oregon L. Rev. 337 (2017).Camille DavidsonIn the law of Wills, the testator’s intent is of upmost…
  • Dec 6

    The Paranoid “Fringe” in American Politics 

    The Paranoid “Fringe” in American Politics 
    Rick Perlstein, I Thought I Understood the American Right. Trump Proved Me Wrong, N. Y. Times Magazine, (April 11, 2017),  Cary C. FranklinThe article that made me think hardest about American constitutional law this year was not…
Rank this Week: 377

B2 IP Report

B2 IP Report

Covers intellectual property matters, including software and claim interpretation, computer and electronics patents, and drafting specifications and claims when prosecuting patent applications. By Bejin Bieneman PLC.

https://www.b2ipreport.com
  • Dec 8

    When Can “Common Sense” Be Used in an Obviousness Rejection?

    When Can “Common Sense” Be Used in an Obviousness Rejection?
    According to the PTAB, using “common sense” as a reason to combine references to invalidate a patent claim on obviousness grounds requires articulation of a rational underpinning for combining such references. In Apple Inc. v.…
  • Dec 7

    Display of Distributed Network Applications Patent-Eligible

    Display of Distributed Network Applications Patent-Eligible
    Patent claims directed to “presenting interactive applications,” such as advertising, “on a computer network” with multiple “user reception systems” are patent-eligible under 35 U.S.C. § 101 says…
  • Dec 6

    Functional Language Found Definite by CAFC

    Functional Language Found Definite by CAFC
    In BASF Corporation v. Johnson Matthey (decided Nov. 20, 2017), the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that a “composition…effective to catalyze” is definite under the standard set forth in Nautilus v.…
Rank this Week: 2109

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

Covers developments in trademark, copyright, new media and free speech. By Ron Coleman.

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Dec 7

    Unlikely to confuse

    Unlikely to confuse
    Check out, and think about, this post by John Welch and, of course, the article he’s writing about, one of whose authors is Barton Beebe, whom I had the pleasure...
  • Nov 28

    Regrets — I’ve had a few.

    Regrets — I’ve had a few.
    Originally posted 2012-10-23 21:13:15. Republished by Blog Post Promoter     Eric Goldman reminds, “Blog in haste, regret at leisure.”
  • Nov 28

    Why I let my trademark registration lapse

    Why I let my trademark registration lapse
    In 2006 I filed to register the trademark LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION®, not because I had experienced much in the way of a need for trademark enforcement, but because doing so seemed...
Rank this Week: 466

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Dec 7

    T2606/11 : motifs pas tous traités dans le mémoire de recour

    T2606/11 : motifs pas tous traités dans le mémoire de recour
    La demande avait été rejetée pour plusieurs motifs: contrariété aux article 123(2) CBE, article 83 CBE, article 84 CBE et requêtes subsidiaires non admises conformément à la règle…
  • Dec 5

    T661/14 : exposé par un ancien examinateur

    T661/14 : exposé par un ancien examinateur
    Le mandataire de l'Opposante avait demandé à ce qu'un ancien examinateur de l'OEB ayant récemment rejoint le cabinet puisse intervenir lors de la procédure orale et s'exprimer sur les questions de l'admission des…
  • Dec 3

    Offre d'emploi

    Offre d'emploi
    JURISPATENT - CABINET GUIU  PARIS - DIJON – BESANCON – REIMS - LYON  Recrute en CDI  Ingénieurs en Propriété Industrielle  POSTE :   Nous recherchons des Ingénieurs…
Rank this Week: 1001

IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 89

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 375

ipwars.com

ipwars.com

Covers intellectual property (IP) issues Down Under. By Warwick Rothnie.

http://ipwars.com
  • Dec 7

    EIFY: terms of use

    EIFY: terms of use
    Clickwrap terms held enforceable, but no compensable loss for breach
  • Dec 6

    Safe harbours to be Extended

    Safe harbours to be Extended
    The Government has introduced a Bill to extend the class of persons who can claim the benefits of the safe harbour provisions in the Copyright Act 1968 provided in sections 116AA to 116AJ.
  • Dec 4

    Copyright And Computer Software

    Copyright And Computer Software
    McDougall J has rejected EIFY’s claim to copyright infringement based on look and feel or structure and sequence
Rank this Week: 708

IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

Covers copyrights, cyberspace law, music, patents, privacy, trade secrets and trademarks. By Weintraub Genshlea Chediak.

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 1221

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • Dec 7

    Apple Countersues Qualcomm for Patent Infringement

    Apple Countersues Qualcomm for Patent Infringement
    IPNews® - Qualcomm and Apple have reached a new low in their relationship.   First Qualcomm filed a lawsuit against Apple in July for infringing on 16 patents, then Apple recently filed a countersuit accusing Qualcomm of patent…
  • Nov 30

    Woof-Tang Clan Dog Walking Company Trademark Opposed by Wu-Tang Clan

    Woof-Tang Clan Dog Walking Company Trademark Opposed by Wu-Tang Clan
    IPNews® The hip hop band Wu-Tang Clan has filed a trademark opposition against a recently filed “Woof-Tang Clan” trademark application. The opposition is the band’s attempt to prevent a New York based dog-walking company…
  • Nov 20

    Rapper Rick Ross' Revives Copyright Lawsuit Against LMFAO

    Rapper Rick Ross' Revives Copyright Lawsuit Against LMFAO
    Rick Ross is back at it in his copyright lawsuit against LMFAO. In 2013, Ross sued the Los Angeles musical duo LMFAO claiming that the song “Party Rock Anthem” infringed his copyright in “Hustlin’” with the…
Rank this Week: 1099

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Dec 7

    Plagiarism in Pop Culture: Fresh off the Boat

    Plagiarism in Pop Culture: Fresh off the Boat
    In this episode of Fresh off the Boat, when East Orlando High failed to get the rights to Rent, they create their own version, Brent, and pay dearly. The post Plagiarism in Pop Culture: Fresh off the Boat appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Dec 7

    3 Count: Leggo my Lego

    3 Count: Leggo my Lego
    Lego wins key copyright ruling in China, European Commission takes action against Bulgaria and Romania over copyright laws and Who's Holiday finally debuts. The post 3 Count: Leggo my Lego appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Dec 6

    3 Count: Infringer Privacy

    3 Count: Infringer Privacy
    Sixth Circuit rules that 1st amendment shouldn't always protect anonymous infringers, Canadian ISPs prepare to propose site blocking and Epic Games settles. The post 3 Count: Infringer Privacy appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 1107

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Dec 7

    Trademark Enforcement in the Social Media Age

    Trademark Enforcement in the Social Media Age
    Attorneys in general, and trademark attorneys in particular, have a reputation for heavy handedness. The traditional weapon of choice for these legal pugilist has been, and continues to be, ye olde cease and desist letter. A long,…
  • Dec 6

    Will the Small Hotel Knock the Gym Out of its Space?

    Will the Small Hotel Knock the Gym Out of its Space?
    The Equinox Hotel Management, Inc. (“Equinox Hotels”) sued the Manhattan upscale gym giant, Equinox Holdings Inc. (“Equinox Gyms”), asking a federal judge in California to block the gym from expanding into hotels.…
  • Dec 4

    We Are Farmers…Dum Da Dum…

    We Are Farmers…Dum Da Dum…
    –James Mahoney, Razor’s Edge Communications Admit it, when you saw the headline, many of you finished the jingle featured in Farmers Insurance TV commercials. Farmers has a great campaign going. Geico has a good campaign…
Rank this Week: 183

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Lipton, Weinberger & Husick Blog

Covers intellectual property issues. By Adam G. Garson.

http://www.garson-law.com/blog
  • Dec 7

    A Holiday IP Story

    A Holiday IP Story
    Keeping in the holiday spirit, here’s an IP story that will sweeten your day. Protecting recipes with the traditional tools of intellectual property is difficult. Recipes are typically not copyrightable subject matter because, as merely…
  • Nov 16

    It’s Halloween! Time to Preserve Corpse

    It’s Halloween! Time to Preserve Corpse
    It’s Halloween, which, of course, means that it’s time to preserve corpses. Consider Joseph Karwowski’s invention (U.S. patent 748,284 issued December 29, 1903*).  Joe was a Russian national (‘…a…
  • Nov 9

    Science and the Court: Let’s Get Educated

    Science and the Court: Let’s Get Educated
    In the recent argument before the US Supreme Court about gerrymandering, Gill v. Whitford, a mathematical formula was presented to the judges that requires adding together two numbers (“wasted” vote totals) and dividing…
Rank this Week: 414

Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

Addresses private equity, foreign investment in Canada, antitrust/competition, cross-border transactions, litigation, taxation, employment and intellectual property issues that affect deal-making. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.deallawwire.com/
  • Dec 7

    Part 3: Sandbagging in M&A – sandbagging around the world

    Part 3: Sandbagging in M&A – sandbagging around the world
    In the past two weeks we have provided an overview of sandbagging in M&A transactions and discussed strategies that can be used when negotiating this clause. We also provided a brief overview of the consequences of…
  • Dec 6

    Due diligence and risk mitigation in cross-border deal

    Due diligence and risk mitigation in cross-border deal
    As discussed in an earlier post, cross-border M&A deals are on the rise. Most businesses today are looking to unlock value from technology, emerging markets are flourishing and pursuing global investment opportunities and barriers to…
  • Dec 5

    Deal failure: possible causes and how to prevent it

    Deal failure: possible causes and how to prevent it
    While most M&A transactions start off hopeful, not all are destined for completion. Each year, a sizable number of deals are abandoned – and that number appears to be rising. A recent study published by the M&A Research Centre…
Rank this Week: 1960