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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: 568

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
Rank this Week: 465

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: 893

Kluwer Patent Blog

Kluwer Patent Blog

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

http://patentblog.kluweriplaw.com/
  • May 22

    If you know your patent lacks novelty, you’d better not enforce it

    If you know your patent lacks novelty, you’d better not enforce it
    The Barcelona Court of Appeal (Section 15) recently handed down an interesting judgment (dated 6 February 2018) revoking a utility model and ordering the owner to pay the damages caused by having enforced it while knowing that it lacked…
  • May 16

    German Threats Cost Dutch Euro

    German Threats Cost Dutch Euro
    The Hague courts are not reluctant to cross borders in patent litigation. The Dutch cross-border injunction is one (in)famous example. Maybe it’s the lack of mountains providing – on the spare sunny days – clear views to…
  • May 16

    Enter Phase 1:  Australia’s government tables new IP law amendments but omits abolishing innovation patent

    Enter Phase 1:  Australia’s government tables new IP law amendments but omits abolishing innovation patent
    On 28 March 2018, the Australian Government introduced the Intellectual Property Laws Amendment (Productivity Commission Response Part 1 and Other Measures) Bill 2018 to the House of Representatives. This follows IP…
Rank this Week: 1089

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: 959

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

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

http://twit.tv/twil
  • May 18

    TWiL 423: Cookies For #Privma

    TWiL 423: Cookies For #Privma
    We are among the star wars. Join Denise Howell, Alex Marcham, and Matthew Curtis as they discuss the intersection of technology and law. Will local tech laws have the global effect that the once did? Facebook and LinkedIn transport their data…
  • May 11

    TWiL 422: Two Weeks in Fortnite

    TWiL 422: Two Weeks in Fortnite
    YouTube's scaled down Content ID system: Copyright Match, the Music Modernization Act, what happens to a video game when music licensing rights expire? YouTuber Rip-off fight: Mars Argo v. Poppy and more! Hosts: Denise Howell and J.…
  • May 4

    TWiL 421: Doing NOT

    TWiL 421: Doing NOT
    Denise Howell is joined by Fr. Robert Ballecer to talk about smart contracts, the blockchain, and the "Oracle" problem. Also, the legality of Leia's imprisonment on the Death Star and Claims one may have involving a Westworld android…
Rank this Week: 637

Filewrapper.com

Filewrapper.com

Features news and commentary on intellectual property law. By McKee, Voorhees & Sease.

http://www.filewrapper.com/
  • May 17

    State Agency-Sponsored Pizza? TTAB Rules on New Jersey Turnpike Authority's Trademark Opposition

    State Agency-Sponsored Pizza? TTAB Rules on New Jersey Turnpike Authority's Trademark Opposition
    Post By Nicholas Krob Do you often find yourself asking which highway management state agency has the best pizza? Or do you ever show up to a pizza chain, disappointed it isn’t a highway management state agency? If not, a recent…
  • May 17

    The Federal Circuit Limits Where Corporations "Reside"

    The Federal Circuit Limits Where Corporations "Reside"
    Post By Blog Staff On May 15, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decided In Re: BigCommerce, holding that for the purposes of the patent-specific venue statute, 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b), a domestic…
  • May 17

    Design Patents: An Analogy

    Design Patents: An Analogy
    Post By Gregory "Lars" Gunnerson A recent Webinar moderated by Gene Quinn of IPWatchdog.com titled, “Strategic Use of Design Patents”, analogized a design patent to a tool in a tool box. This analogy is intriguing. For…
Rank this Week: 744

Patents Post-Grant

Patents Post-Grant

Provides insight and commentary on patent post-grant options. By Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP.

http://www.patentspostgrant.com
  • May 17

    PTAB’s Sovereign Power Superior to State/Tribe

    PTAB’s Sovereign Power Superior to State/Tribe
    Government Brief Faults Tribal Immunity Logic On June 4th, the Federal Circuit will hear arguments in Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.  As a reminder this case will explore whether principles…
  • May 14

    Don’t Miss PLI’s PTAB Trials 2018 This Coming Tuesday

    Don’t Miss PLI’s PTAB Trials 2018 This Coming Tuesday
    Full-Day Webinar Offers Comprehensive PTAB Coverage PLI’s PTAB Trials 2018 will be held this Tuesday, May 15th in San Francisco. If you can’t get there in person, strongly consider the webinar of this full-day event.…
  • May 10

    A Phillips Construction Will Complicate PTAB Petition Drafting

    A Phillips Construction Will Complicate PTAB Petition Drafting
    Existing BRI Litigation Cover Will Be Blown While the Patent Trial & Appeal Board’s (PTAB) plan to switch from the broadest reasonable interpretation (BRI) to a Phillips claim construction may not be the magic bullet that…
Rank this Week: 573

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • May 17

    Trader Joe’s Fights the Trademark Trader Schmo

    Trader Joe’s Fights the Trademark Trader Schmo
    IPNews® – Trader Joe’s has filed an opposition against a company applying to trademark the name “Trader Schmo.” Trader Joe’s argues that the names are too similar and will confuse consumers. Part of the…
  • May 3

    Supreme Court Approves Legality of Patent Review Proce

    Supreme Court Approves Legality of Patent Review Proce
    IPNews® – Last week the US Supreme Court ruled 7-2 that the U.S Patent and Trademark Office’s in-house review does not violate a defendant’s right to have a case judged by a jury and federal court. Popular tech companies…
  • Apr 24

    LeBron James’ Company Sued for Trademark Infringement

    LeBron James’ Company Sued for Trademark Infringement
    IPNews® – LeBron James’ company is being sued by Adventure Enterprises for alleged trademark infringement of a show called “The Shop.” The Shop is a barbershop themed show and Adventure Enterprises claims to be the…
Rank this Week: 1003

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

Covers technology, law, baseball, and rock 'n' roll. By Erik J. Heels.

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • May 17

    * XTAB Stats = PTAB Stats + TTAB Stat

    * XTAB Stats = PTAB Stats + TTAB Stat
    17 Seconds #48 For inter partes trademark disputes (i.e. disputes between two parties, such as an opposition to a trademark application or a petition to cancel a trademark registration), Clocktower partners with Bill O’Brien. My…
  • Apr 17

    * Don’t Believe Your Own Press Release

    * Don’t Believe Your Own Press Release
    17 Seconds #47 I consider myself a marketing person who happens to be a lawyer (which happens to be a good fit, because selling a patent to the USPTO is a lot like selling a product to a customer). I have advised and mentored hundreds of…
  • Mar 17

    * Don’t Launch Your Product – Unless You Want To Nuke Your Patent Portfolio

    * Don’t Launch Your Product – Unless You Want To Nuke Your Patent Portfolio
    17 Seconds #46 Since Congress “reformed” patent law in 2013, Clocktower Law been advising startups as follows: PATENT PLANNING – FILE BEFORE LAUNCHING. U.S. patent law changed significantly from 2011 to 2013 due to the…
Rank this Week: 884

Photo Attorney

Photo Attorney

Covers legal issues for photographers. By Carolyn E. Wright.

http://www.photoattorney.com
  • May 17

    Court confirms sovereign immunity for state government employee

    Court confirms sovereign immunity for state government employee
    Several years ago, I wrote about sovereign immunity protection that commit copyright infringement, along with a way for recovery for the infringement. Indiana courts recently confirmed that the law is valid there. Specifically, this issue…
  • Apr 28

    Creative Highway: Great Resource for Photographer

    Creative Highway: Great Resource for Photographer
    I’m excited to partner up with my friends at Creative Highway (the same folks that bring us 5DayDeal) because they are curating a high-quality resource for photographers like us – creatives who want to spend less time hunting the…
  • Apr 16

    World Intellectual Property Day 2018: Women in Innovation and Creativity

    World Intellectual Property Day 2018: Women in Innovation and Creativity
    The U.S. Copyright Office will celebrate World Intellectual Property Day with a special event on Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 10:30 a.m. in the historic Coolidge Auditorium in the Jefferson Building in Washington, DC. This year’s theme,…
Rank this Week: 548

MBBP's Good Company

MBBP's Good Company

Covers news, events and developments in business, intellectual property, employment law. By Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton.

http://blogmbbp.wordpress.com
  • May 16

    Jon Gworek Moderating ABA Panel on Fiduciary Duties & the Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing in LLC’

    Jon Gworek Moderating ABA Panel on Fiduciary Duties & the Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing in LLC’
    Corporate partner Jon Gworek will moderate the ABA Business Law Section’s webinar Fiduciary Duties and the Covenant of Good Faith and Fair Dealing in LLC’s on Friday, May 18 at 12pm. The webinar will feature panelists Brad Davey…
  • May 9

    The First Step in Developing a GDPR Compliance Strategy: Assess Your EU Personal Data Flow

    The First Step in Developing a GDPR Compliance Strategy: Assess Your EU Personal Data Flow
    With the new European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance deadline fast-approaching on May 25, 2018, privacy and data security attorney Faith Kasparian is helping you take the first step in developing a GDPR compliance…
  • May 8

    Event Recap: Corporate Venture Capital

    Event Recap: Corporate Venture Capital
    By: John Hession Corporate Venture Capital (CVC) in the technology sector has experienced some seismic shifts in perspective over the last decade. This perspective was offered by panelists Frank Andrasco, Director at next47, Adam Jackson,…
Rank this Week: 564

IP Asset Maximizer Blog

IP Asset Maximizer Blog

Covers IP business strategies. By Jackie Hutter.

http://ipassetmaximizerblog.com/
  • May 16

    Patentability Reviews for Innovation

    Patentability Reviews for Innovation
    Patent professionals can do a better job providing patentability review, or “opinion,” services for innovators. As most readers would recognize, a patentability review assesses whether the invention to be claimed will meet the…
  • Mar 16

    Startup Patent Licensing: Beating the Long Odd

    Startup Patent Licensing: Beating the Long Odd
    Achieving meaningful revenue through licensing by startup entrepreneurs can be for all intents and purposes a “unicorn event:” much discussed, but rarely achieved. Notwithstanding this reality, a significant number of startup…
  • Mar 1

    Startup Patent Strategy: US Patent Non-Publication

    Startup Patent Strategy: US Patent Non-Publication
    The Takeaway: For startups whose development efforts lag behind a looming US utility application filing deadline, use of the “Request for Non-Publication” in US patent filing can allow them to preserve the option of shoring…
Rank this Week: 784

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
  • May 15

    Novelty and Non-obviousness Do Not Save Patent-Eligibility

    Novelty and Non-obviousness Do Not Save Patent-Eligibility
    The Federal Circuit has held that patent claims directed to “performing certain statistical analyses of investment information” are patent-ineligible under the Alice/Mayo abstract idea test and 35 U.S.C. § 101, thus affirming…
  • May 14

    Covered Business Method Patent Survives Alice

    Covered Business Method Patent Survives Alice
    Patent claims can survive a patent-eligibility challenge under Alice and 35 U.S.C. § 101 even without a showing of a technological improvement.  In Dailygobble, Inc. v. SCVNGR, Inc., Case No. CBM2018-00002 (May 8, 2018), the…
  • May 13

    How Is Collateral Estoppel Applied to Patent Invalidity?

    How Is Collateral Estoppel Applied to Patent Invalidity?
    A California court has held that a defendant is collaterally estopped from asserting patent-ineligibility under 35 USC § 101 because the defendant, in prior litigation, lost a post-trial motion in which it evidently raised other theories…
Rank this Week: 944

OC Patent Lawyer

OC Patent Lawyer

Provides basic patent information and case updates. By James Yang.

http://ocpatentlawyer.com
  • May 8

    Claim construction switching from BRI to ordinary meaning in post grant proceeding

    Claim construction switching from BRI to ordinary meaning in post grant proceeding
    On May 8, 2018, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced press release #18-06 regarding the future of claim construction during post grant proceedings at the USPTO.  The press release indicated that all post grant…
  • May 4

    PTAB must resolve all challenged patent claims in IPR

    PTAB must resolve all challenged patent claims in IPR
    Basic background of inter partes review An IPR refers to an inter partes review.  The IPR is an administrative proceeding before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) of the USPTO in which a petitioner can request claims of a patent…
  • Apr 25

    Claim of priority to an earlier filed patent application

    Claim of priority to an earlier filed patent application
    What is a claim of priority? A claim of priority is a reference in a later filed patent application back to an earlier filed patent application. What is the benefit? The claim of priority allows the later filed application to enjoy a priority…
Rank this Week: 579

Oregon Intellectual Property Law

Oregon Intellectual Property Law

Covers on intellectual property law, news and events, particularly focusing on stories that directly affect Oregon. By Kenan L. Farrell.

http://oregonintellectualproperty.com/
  • May 7

    Actual consumer confusion alleged in lawsuit over WESTCARE trademark

    Actual consumer confusion alleged in lawsuit over WESTCARE trademark
    The plaintiff in this lawsuit, Westcare, is a Salem, Oregon-based provider of management services to long-term care facilities. Plaintiff claims …Continue reading →
  • Apr 27

    Software company sues Nike for breach of contract, software piracy

    Software company sues Nike for breach of contract, software piracy
    The Plaintiff in this action, Quest Software, Inc., is a California-based software company that “develops and supports software used by …Continue reading →
  • Jan 29

    Should You Register Your Trademark?

    Should You Register Your Trademark?
    Businesses often inquire whether it’s in their best interest to register their trademarks with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office …Continue reading →
Rank this Week: 988

IP Spotlight

IP Spotlight

Offers news and information from the intersection of intellectual property and business law. By Jim Singer.

http://ipspotlight.com
Rank this Week: 723

LibraryLaw Blog

LibraryLaw Blog

Covers issues concerning libraries and the law. By Peter Hirtle, Raizel Liebler, Mary Minow and Susan Nevelow Mart.

http://blog.librarylaw.com/librarylaw/
  • May 4

    Should libraries remove books written by Bill Cosby?

    Should libraries remove books written by Bill Cosby?
    Should libraries remove any of the books written by Bill Cosby? I notice a flurry of discussion on this, and I'd like to add a legal framework to the discussion. The only library book withdrawal / censorship to make it...
  • Nov 16

    Libraries that want to protect themselves…

    Libraries that want to protect themselves from copyright lawsuits should take this action before December 1. This is the safe harbor that libraries get if a patron posts copyrighted content on a library site (such as comments on a library...
  • Dec 1

    Was CCC formed "at the suggestion of Congress"?

    Was CCC formed "at the suggestion of Congress"?
    As I was reading Roy Kaufmann’s testimony on behalf of the Copyright Clearance Center (CCC) at the recent Congressional hearing on "Copyright Issues in Education and for the Visually Impaired," I was struck by CCC’s boilerplate…
Rank this Week: 873

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

Covers intellectual property (IP) law topics, including copyright law, trademark law, patent licensing, patent enforcement, and inter party matters.

http://vklaw.com/category/blog/
  • May 1

    Protecting Your Ink: Copyright and Tattoo

    Protecting Your Ink: Copyright and Tattoo
    By Max S. Morgan and Kevin P. Proud Tattoo artist Catherine Alexander recently put ink to paper, rather than her typical canvas, to file a lawsuit against WWE, a videogame... read more
  • Apr 25

    Startup Case Study: ThePureBag™

    Startup Case Study: ThePureBag™
    When Lori Gildea became seriously ill, a close examination of her routine and symptoms led doctors to the likely culprit: her gym bag. Unbeknownst to her at the time, her... read more
  • Apr 24

    BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules IPRs are Constitutional, Patents Fall Within Public-Rights Doctrine

    BREAKING: Supreme Court Rules IPRs are Constitutional, Patents Fall Within Public-Rights Doctrine
    By Steven M. Kellner In a closely watched case that had the potential to upend the manner in which patent disputes can be resolved, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled... read more
Rank this Week: 601

Spatial Law

Spatial Law

Covers legal issues associated with geospatial data and technology. Published by Kevin Pomfret.

http://spatiallaw.blogspot.com/
  • Apr 24

    Spatial Law and Policy Update (April 24, 2018)

    Spatial Law and Policy Update (April 24, 2018)
    SPATIAL LAW AND POLICY UPDATE"Where Geospatial Technology Is Taking the Law"LEGAL DISCIPLINESPrivacy/Data Protection/CybersecuritySocial Fitness Apps May Be More Harmful to User Privacy Than You Think  (CPO)People love fitness trackers,…
  • Apr 15

    Spatial Law and Policy Update (April 15, 2018)

    Spatial Law and Policy Update (April 15, 2018)
    LEGAL DISCIPLINESPrivacy/Data Protection/CybersecurityHow protectionist policies can impact digital developments  (IAPP)Facebook may stop the data leaks, but it’s too late: Cambridge Analytica’s models live on  (MIT…
  • Apr 7

    Spatial Law and Policy Update (April 8, 2018)

    Spatial Law and Policy Update (April 8, 2018)
    SPATIAL LAW AND POLICY UPDATE"Where Geospatial Technology Is Taking the Law"LEGAL DISCIPLINESPrivacy/Data Protection/CybersecurityAmazon's idea for employee-tracking wearables raises concerns  (CNN)Uber implements HIPAA compliance…
Rank this Week: 631

PHOSITA

PHOSITA

Covers biotechnology, copyright, intellectual property, public policy, licensing, patents, software and trademark. By Douglas Sorocco, J. Matthew Buchanan and Laura C. Wood.

http://dunlapcodding.com/phosita
  • Apr 20

    First Derivation Proceeding at USPTO

    First Derivation Proceeding at USPTO
    Genni Ellis I was recently contacted by Law360 to comment on the first-ever instituted derivation proceeding at the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board (Andersen Corp. v. GED Integrated…
  • Apr 16

    Is the USPTO PTAB “Panel Stacking” When Using Expanded Panels?

    Is the USPTO PTAB “Panel Stacking” When Using Expanded Panels?
    Grant T. Gille Over the past few years, the United States Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has implemented the use of expanded panels in a number of…
  • Feb 6

    Ex Parte Appeals PTAB Decisions Time Decrease

    Ex Parte Appeals PTAB Decisions Time Decrease
    Ann Robl Recently, the USPTO published their statistics for ex parte appeals, which were discussed during the February 1st Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC) quarterly meeting. The…
Rank this Week: 816

Susan Crawford Blog

Susan Crawford Blog

By Cardozo Law School professor Susan Crawford.

http://scrawford.net/blog/
Rank this Week: 918

Patent Lawyer Blog

Patent Lawyer Blog

Covers developments in patent law and litigation. By Stan Gibson of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

http://patentlaw.jmbm.com/
Rank this Week: 1067

Control Protect & Leverage

Control Protect & Leverage

Covers patents, trademark, copyright, and business law. By Leyendecker & Lemire.

http://www.coloradoiplaw.com/resources/blog/
  • Apr 5

    Revenge of the Tweet

    Revenge of the Tweet
    Can republishing a tweet cost your business $150,000? By Peter Lemire According to a recent decision from the Southern District of New York, it certainly can. With the ever-present utilization of social media in modern-day online advertising…
  • Jan 17

    Bitcoin – A Bit Shady

    Bitcoin – A Bit Shady
    Determining the meaning and value of the cryptocurrency By Kurt Leyendecker I am confused. Very confused. You see, I had a silly idea to write an article about the trademark rights associated with BITCOIN. I think I have less of an…
  • Jan 12

    Consumer Reviews – The Rules Have Changed

    Consumer Reviews – The Rules Have Changed
    The March 2017 passage of the Consumer Review Fairness Act protects people’s ability to share their honest opinions about a business’ products, services or conduct. By Peter Lemire There’s no doubt in today’s…
Rank this Week: 792

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Up to date information on intellectual property law. By Sheppard Mullin.

http://www.intellectualpropertylawblog.com/
  • Mar 26

    UPDATE: The Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act vs. The California Uniform Trade Secrets Act

    UPDATE: The Federal Defend Trade Secrets Act vs. The California Uniform Trade Secrets Act
    [1]We first wrote on this topic nearly a year ago[2]. Since then, courts have had an opportunity to interpret some of the provisions of the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA). Indeed, since it was signed into law, more than 360 DTSA…
  • Mar 8

    An Uphill Battle Protecting Fashion Designs In Nigeria and Abroad

    An Uphill Battle Protecting Fashion Designs In Nigeria and Abroad
    Growing frustration in the fashion community regarding weak or non-existent intellectual property laws has finally caught the attention of some nations. Nigeria is one nation that currently is trying to alleviate this frustration by reforming…
  • Jan 18

    Patent Strategies for Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology

    Patent Strategies for Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology
    Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology are rapidly emerging as disruptive technologies. As has happened with many new technologies, particularly disruptive ones, a patent arms race is occurring. The number of patents being filed for these…
Rank this Week: 641

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts…

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts Division

Answers questions about basic legal and business issues, concepts, trends, problems, and practices important to the arts and entertainment field. By Goldstein & Guilliams PLC.

http://musicalamerica.com/mablogs/?cat=872
  • Feb 28

    SOME CANTANKEROUS MUSINGS ON PROPOSED LEGISLATION TO SPEED UP USCIS INCOMPETENCY

    SOME CANTANKEROUS MUSINGS ON PROPOSED LEGISLATION TO SPEED UP USCIS INCOMPETENCY
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq. For those of you who are unaware, on February 28, 2018 U.S. Senators Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) and Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), both former chairmen of the Senate Judiciary Committee, have introduced the Arts Require…
  • Feb 26

    CAN A U.S. ORCHESTRA REFUSE TO PAY A NON-U.S. MUSICIAN?

    CAN A U.S. ORCHESTRA REFUSE TO PAY A NON-U.S. MUSICIAN?
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein Dear Law and Disorder: I am a musician on an O-1 visa that my agent got for me. It covers multiple engagements. Last September, I was hired to be a section musician with an orchestra. They have been paying me up…
  • Sep 27

    The impact of Trump’s revised travel ban won’t have much impact on the arts!

    The impact of Trump’s revised travel ban won’t have much impact on the arts!
    Just a quick update for those of you wondering about the arts implications of the revised travel ban: Aside from adding North Korea and Venezuela (with the latter not actually be a “real” ban) to the list, everything else is…
Rank this Week: 979

ITC 337 Law Blog

ITC 337 Law Blog

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

http://www.itcblog.com
  • Feb 26

    ALJ Pender Grants Motion To Terminate Sony In Certain Wireless Headsets (337-TA-943)

    ALJ Pender Grants Motion To Terminate Sony In Certain Wireless Headsets (337-TA-943)
    On February 26, 2018, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 24 in Certain Wireless Headsets (Inv. No. 337-TA-943).By way of background, this investigation is based on a December 8, 2014 complaint filed by One-E-Way, Inc. of Pasadena,…
  • Feb 26

    ALJ Pender Grants Motion To Terminate Sony In Certain Wireless Headsets (337-TA-943)

    ALJ Pender Grants Motion To Terminate Sony In Certain Wireless Headsets (337-TA-943)
    On February 26, 2018, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 24 in Certain Wireless Headsets (Inv. No. 337-TA-943).By way of background, this investigation is based on a December 8, 2014 complaint filed by One-E-Way, Inc. of Pasadena,…
  • Feb 21

    ALJ Shaw Terminates Investigation In Certain Bar Code Readers (337-TA-1061)

    ALJ Shaw Terminates Investigation In Certain Bar Code Readers (337-TA-1061)
    On February 21, 2018, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 22 in Certain Bar Code Readers, Scan Engines, Products Containing the Same, and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-1061).By way of background, this investigation is based on a May 23,…
Rank this Week: 474

Gray On Claims

Gray On Claims

Covers claim construction and patent law. By Justin E. Gray.

http://www.grayonclaims.com/
  • Oct 16

    All Quiet on the Eastern District of Texas Front? (Further Update)

    All Quiet on the Eastern District of Texas Front? (Further Update)
    Over four months have passed since the Supreme Court's TC Heartland decision.  New patent case activity in the Eastern District of Texas remains low, as demonstrated by the chart below, which shows the number of new patent cases…
  • Jun 12

    All Quiet on the Eastern District of Texas Front? (Updated)

    All Quiet on the Eastern District of Texas Front? (Updated)
    Three weeks have passed since the Supreme Court's TC Heartland decision.  New patent case activity in the Eastern District of Texas remains low, as demonstrated by the chart below, which shows the number of new patent cases filed in the…
  • May 30

    All Quiet on the Eastern District of Texas Front?

    All Quiet on the Eastern District of Texas Front?
    The U.S. Supreme Court decided TC Heartland on May 22, just over a week ago.  Since that decision, only four new patent cases have been filed in the Eastern District of Texas (all filed last Friday, May 26).  Below is a chart…
Rank this Week: 513

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent,…

Dear Rich: Nolo's Patent, Copyright & Trademark Blog

Provides answers to questions about copyright, trademarks and patents.

http://dearrichblog.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 9

    Fail to Register Song - Lose Copyright?

    Fail to Register Song - Lose Copyright?
    Dear Rich: I read that the government is planning a song database and songwriters who don't register will lose all copyrights. Can you explain?The Transparency in Music Licensing and Ownership Act (TMLOA) is a proposed law…
  • Sep 7

    Using Midi Music From a Video Game Cartridge

    Using Midi Music From a Video Game Cartridge
    Dear Rich: I want to know if it is considered sampling when you record sound coming from a synthesizer that is playing electronic note data stored on a memory chip. Technically when you play an NES game (80s video game system), the music that…
  • Aug 27

    Can I Use Promo Photos from The Virginian?

    Can I Use Promo Photos from The Virginian?
    Dear Rich: I was one of the co-stars in The Virginian TV series and a friend who is creating a Wiki page for me (about to publish my first novel) and asked if the publicity photos taken of me back in the mid-60s were my property or had the…
Rank this Week: 761

I/P Updates

I/P Updates

Offers news and information for intellectual property practitioners. By William F. Heinze.

http://ip-updates.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 818

Copyright Litigation Blog

Copyright Litigation Blog

Review of copyright law, copyright litigation, art litigation and relevant current events. Discussions of recent case law and federal rules of civil procedure. By Ray Dowd.

http://copyrightlitigation.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 756

IP Address

IP Address

Covers Canadian intellectual property law. By Lorraine Fleck.

http://ipaddress.wordpress.com
  • Jun 28

    Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Worldwide De-indexing Order against Google

    Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Worldwide De-indexing Order against Google
    Today, Canada’s Supreme Court upheld a worldwide interlocutory injunction against Google in Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc., 2017 SCC 34. The injunction ordered Google to de-index websites selling intellectual property infringing…
  • Jun 28

    Chronology of the Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc. Litigation

    Chronology of the Google Inc. v. Equustek Solutions Inc. Litigation
    April 12, 2011 Equustek sues Datalink in British Columbia Supreme Court (BCSC) (B.C.’s court of first instance).   September 23, 2011 BCSC grants an injunction ordering Datalink: 1.    To return to Equustek any…
  • Nov 11

    The latest Fleck & Chumak LLP IP ADDRESS newsletter is out.

    The latest Fleck & Chumak LLP IP ADDRESS newsletter is out.
    Topics covered include Canadian trademark reform delayed to 2018, patent & industrial design strategies, copyright and technological protection mechanisms, anti-spam, ad law & privacy: http://bit.ly/1QjjoDH.
Rank this Week: 874

Intellectual Property Law…

Intellectual Property Law Resources

Covers copyright, design, patent, software, trade secret, trade mark and IP transactions. By RatnerPrestia.

http://ratnerprestia.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 990

Seattle Copyright Watch

Seattle Copyright Watch

Covers copyright and other intellectual property topics. By Tonya Gisselberg.

http://seattlecopyrightwatch.com/
  • Jan 19

    State Law Can’t Protect Butterfly Valve from the Copyright Preemption Net

    State Law Can’t Protect Butterfly Valve from the Copyright Preemption Net
    Ultraflo Corporation manufactures butterfly valves for use in the transportation industry. Ultraflo redesigned its Model 390 butterfly valve with the help of employee Thomas Mueller. Mueller left Ultraflo to work for Pelican Tank Parts, one…
  • Dec 29

    No New York Common Law Public Performance Right for Sound Recording Creator

    No New York Common Law Public Performance Right for Sound Recording Creator
    We close 2016 with the latest on the Flo & Eddie v. Sirius XM saga. My previous posts on this topic include Unhappy Turtles Take a Bite Out of Sirius XM for Unauthorized Public Performance, Flo and Eddie Goes for the Two Coast Punch…
  • Dec 15

    No More One and Done for DMCA Agent Designation Filing

    No More One and Done for DMCA Agent Designation Filing
    The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) shields online service providers from liability for copyright infringement for information uploaded to their networks by users, the “safe harbor,” if the online service providers meet…
Rank this Week: 1048

The Brewery Law Blog

The Brewery Law Blog

Covers licensing, permitting, advertising, labeling and distribution issues affecting the brewing industry. By Reiser Legal LLC.

http://brewerylaw.com
  • Nov 9

    Bigger and Better: The Reiser Legal Team Joins Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP

    Bigger and Better: The Reiser Legal Team Joins Miller Nash Graham & Dunn LLP
    We are ready to announce that our team of counsel will be joining forces with the firm of Miller Nash Graham & Dunn, LLP (MNG&D). Our alliance provides the clients of Reiser Legal with affordable access to the…
  • Jun 21

    Brewery Trademark Coexistence Agreement

    Brewery Trademark Coexistence Agreement
    When trademark disputes pop up, often breweries agree to get along. In doing so, two beverage businesses can seek what’s called a trademark coexistence agreement. This is an agreement that essentially sets forth trademark restrictions…
  • Jun 17

    MN Brewer Files Employment Discrimination Lawsuit

    MN Brewer Files Employment Discrimination Lawsuit
    These days, it’s still rare to see a craft brewery in any sort of legal hot water (unless it’s a contentious trademark dispute). However, a recent employment discrimination action filed by a former Minnesota brewer has serious…
Rank this Week: 538

Blawgertainment

Blawgertainment

Covers intellectual property, entertainment and media law. By Ken Davidson.

http://www.blawgertainment.com
  • Sep 18

    Choosing a Patent Lawyer in Edmonton

    Choosing a Patent Lawyer in Edmonton
    If you want to find intellectual property law in Edmonton, then there a few things you should know first. Check out multiple lawyers and get multiple opinions.  With anything as important as this, you need to get multiple opinions from a…
  • Sep 14

    Top Lawyers of All Time (Ranked!)

    Top Lawyers of All Time (Ranked!)
    1. Joe Jamail Your attitude will go a long way in determining your success, your recognition, your reputation, and your enjoyment in being a lawyer. Jamail was also considered to be the wealthiest lawyer in the US.  He was a…
  • Sep 11

    Summary of Important Supreme Court Case

    Summary of Important Supreme Court Case
    This is a fantastic summary video of some of the most important supreme court cases out there.  All of these decisions have had massive effect on the state of the US’s legal precedent today. … The post Summary of Important…
Rank this Week: 557

Robert Z. Cashman's IP Blog

Robert Z. Cashman's IP Blog

Covers patent infringement and litigation.

http://patentdrafting.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 473

Anything Under The Sun Made By Man

Anything Under The Sun Made By Man

Covers patents and business strategies. By Russ Krajec.

http://www.krajec.com/blog
  • Jul 19

    Are the PreAppeal Conference and P3 Program Hopelessly Rigged? Practice Tips for the Savvy Practitioner.

    Are the PreAppeal Conference and P3 Program Hopelessly Rigged? Practice Tips for the Savvy Practitioner.
    The USPTO announced their new Post-Prosecution Pilot Program, or P3 program for after-final review of a patent application.  The P3 program is billed as being similar to the PreAppeal Conference but it adds an oral argument to the mix…
  • Jul 19

    Are the PreAppeal Conference and P3 Program Hopelessly Rigged? Practice Tips for the Savvy Practitioner.

    Are the PreAppeal Conference and P3 Program Hopelessly Rigged? Practice Tips for the Savvy Practitioner.
    The USPTO announced their new Post-Prosecution Pilot Program, or P3 program for after-final review of a patent application.  The P3 program is billed as being similar to the PreAppeal Conference but it adds an oral argument to the mix…
  • Feb 5

    How to Select a Patent Attorney

    How to Select a Patent Attorney
    Most entrepreneurs do not know how to select a patent attorney. Inventors and entrepreneurs are often mystified by the prospect of selecting a patent attorney – and the patent attorney knows this. There are several patent attorneys in…
Rank this Week: 904

Trademark Blog of the Trademark…

Trademark Blog of the Trademark Lawyer's Mind

Discusses issues in intellectual property law and litigation. By Michael Cohen.

http://patentlawip.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 28

    El Chapo and Trademark

    El Chapo and Trademark
    Just wrapped up an interview with Noticias 62 about Joaquin “Chapo” Guzman, the notorious drug lord who was recently captured, and trademark issues related to him believe it or not.  Evidently, his family has filed for…
  • Nov 10

    LA Gadget Expo Cohen IP Law Group

    LA Gadget Expo Cohen IP Law Group
    Michael Cohen of Cohen IP Law Group will be presenting a 30 minute lecture on IP issues on December 6th at the LA Gadget Expo. We are also a Silver Sponsor of the LA Gadget Expo! They’re giving 50% off exhibitor fees to those of you who…
  • Oct 23

    Trademark and Patent Registrations Granted!

    Trademark and Patent Registrations Granted!
    We have been extremely busyat Cohen IP Law Group. Here are just some of the trademark and patent registrations we received this week alone. We are excited to exceed our 2014 total registrations for our clients!Los Angeles Trademark Lawyer
Rank this Week: 489

Seattle Sports, Entertainment &…

Seattle Sports, Entertainment & Trademark Lawyer Blog

By Symmes Law Group, PLLC.

http://seattle-trademark-lawyer.com/
  • Oct 13

    The Evolution Of Sports Law

    The Evolution Of Sports Law
    I am excited to announce that my article, The Evolution of Sports Law has been published in the latest October 2015 Article of the NWLawyer Magazine.  You can check out the article HERE.  I will also post the full article below for…
  • Oct 13

    The Evolution Of Sports Law

    The Evolution Of Sports Law
    I am excited to announce that my article, The Evolution of Sports Law has been published in the latest October 2015 Article of the NWLawyer Magazine.  You can check out the article HERE.  I will also post the full article below for…
  • Jun 12

    What do I need to know about Trademarks?

    What do I need to know about Trademarks?
    On Monday 5/25/15 I had the pleasure of being a guest of Dr. James Gore on his radio show New Urban Unlimited on 1150AM KKNW in the Seattle area. I will be on the show which airs M-F at 6am, the last Monday of every month in 2015. You can…
Rank this Week: 897

IP Litigation Law Blog

IP Litigation Law Blog

Covers contingent fee, alternative billing, copyright lawsuits and patent lawsuits. By Mann Law Group.

http://www.iplitigationblog.com/
  • May 21

    "When Dr. Leighton and Mr. Lewin patented their invention, they expected our legal system to protect their intellectual property."

    "When Dr. Leighton and Mr. Lewin patented their invention, they expected our legal system to protect their intellectual property."
    Heh, heh, heh...ho, ho, ho,...whatever lead them to believe THAT? The Federal Circuit, perhaps spurred on by the hysteria over "patent trolls," continues to systematically extract whatever worn down, yellowed and decaying teeth remain in the…
  • Dec 4

    Too big to what??

    Too big to what??
    You have heard about banks that are "too big to fail."  Well, we are about to find out if some law firms are too big to make mistakes.At least that is what Sidley & Austin is apparently hoping the Federal Circuit will conclude…
  • Jul 29

    IP Litigator Philip Mann Named to 2014 Washington Super Lawyers List

    IP Litigator Philip Mann Named to 2014 Washington Super Lawyers List
    IP Litigator Philip Mann Named to 2014 Washington Super Lawyers List Normally we don’t toot our own horn – but we are pleased and honored to announce that our founder Philip P. Mann was recognized in the 2014 Washington Super…
Rank this Week: 830

The Patent Librarian's Notebook

The Patent Librarian's Notebook

By Michael White.

http://patentlibrarian.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 19

    As of January 2015, the Patent Librarian's…

    As of January 2015, the Patent Librarian's Notebook has moved to WordPress at http://patentlibrarian.com/.
  • Dec 31

    U.S. Patent Statistics and Numbers for 2013

    U.S. Patent Statistics and Numbers for 2013
    The USPTO issued 305,081 patents in 2013, an increase of 10.2 percent over 2012. The agency also published 347,148 utility and plant patent applications, an increase of 4.7 percent over the previous year. The total number of U.S. patent…
  • Dec 29

    Tangle toy puzzle

    Tangle toy puzzle
    A few days ago I took my four-year old daughter to get a flu shot. As a reward for being brave and not crying (too much) the nurse gave her a puzzle-toy called a Tangle(R). Turns out it was patented in 1985 (US 4509929) by Richard Zawitz.…
Rank this Week: 859

The Law of the Game

The Law of the Game

Covers video games, gambling and other legal discussions. By Mark Methenitis.

http://lawofthegame.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 4

    Law of the Game 2.0

    Law of the Game 2.0
    There's still some cleaning up to do, but by and large, Law of the Game Phase 2.0 has begun. And that means you should be visiting www.lawofthegame.com rather than here. Yes, Law of the Game has been relatively quiet as of late, and while…
  • Mar 28

    6th Annual Penn Intellectual Property Group Symposium - Live Stream

    6th Annual Penn Intellectual Property Group Symposium - Live Stream
    I will be speaking at the Penn IP Law Group Symposium on Friday, March 29, 2013.  They'll be live streaming starting at 2 pm eastern at this link, so be sure to check it out.  More information on the symposium is available at…
  • Dec 19

    Game Business Law 2013

    Game Business Law 2013
    Game Business Law 2013 will be here in just over a month. It will be held January 24-25, 2013, at SMU Law School, as it has been since the conference started. I will be moderating a panel on crowdfunding and Kickstarter this year, but all…
Rank this Week: 726

SpicyIP

SpicyIP

Covers Indian intellectual property law and policy.

http://www.spicyipindia.blogspot.in/
  • Sep 17

    Guest Post: Flowers of the Trademark War

    Guest Post: Flowers of the Trademark War
    SpicyIP is glad to bring our readers a guest post on trademarks and keyword advertising. Harish Goel and Ashish Goel take us through a recent decision from the High Court of Justice of England and Wales. Although belated (largely due to…
  • Sep 17

    Call for Papers: Indian Journal of Law and Technology, student-run journal of NLSIU, Bangalore

    Call for Papers: Indian Journal of Law and Technology, student-run journal of NLSIU, Bangalore
    The Indian Journal of Law and Technology is pleased to invite submissions for its 10th Volume due to be published in 2014The JournalThe Indian Journal of Law and Technology (IJLT) is a student-run open-access law journal published annually by…
  • Sep 16

    Framing debates on IP - Part III

    Framing debates on IP - Part III
    This is third and final part on "Framing debates on IP & Health". Part I and Part II can be accessed by clicking on the links above. I want to use this series to argue that the manner in which IP debates are framed in the health context,…
Rank this Week: 982

Perry Krumsiek & Jack Law Blog

Perry Krumsiek & Jack Law Blog

Covers business, health care, intellectual property and media law.

http://pkjlawblog.wordpress.com/
  • Feb 2

    Here’s One Government Program Worth HARPing On

    Here’s One Government Program Worth HARPing On
    If you are one of the hundreds of thousands of Americans permanently traumatized by the government’s highly lauded, but horribly executed, loan modification program, take heart.  I’m here to tell you that there’s another government…
  • Feb 2

    Here’s One Government Program Worth HARPing On

    Here’s One Government Program Worth HARPing On
    If you are one of the hundreds of thousands of Americans permanently traumatized by the government’s highly lauded, but horribly executed, loan modification program, take heart.  I’m here to tell you that there’s…
  • Oct 27

    The Lincoln Lawyer

    The Lincoln Lawyer
    Before Abraham Lincoln became our greatest president, he was a great corporate lawyer.  And before he was a corporate lawyer, he was a brilliant trial lawyer. In the 1840s, Lincoln represented a Revolutionary War widow who had been bilked…
Rank this Week: 952