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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/
  • Jun 21

    Do Civil Rights Remedies Deter Police Misconduct?

    Do Civil Rights Remedies Deter Police Misconduct?
    John Rappaport, How Private Insurers Regulate Public Police, 130 Harv. L. Rev. 1539 (2017). Jack Preis Constitutional tort remedies, like their common law counterparts, are presumed to deter future violations. But the inference of deterrence…
  • Jun 20

    Resisting Attempts to Control the “Hyper-Fertile”

    Resisting Attempts to Control the “Hyper-Fertile”
    Maya Manian, The Story of Madrigal v. Quilligan: Coerced Sterilization of Mexican-American Women, in Reproductive Rights and Justice Stories (forthcoming 2019), available at SSRN. Ruthann Robson The meaning of “success” in…
  • Jun 19

    Power-Lest it Should Be Forgotten

    Power-Lest it Should Be Forgotten
    Yik Chan Chin and Changfeng Chen, Internet Governance: Exploration of Power Relationship, 1 Chinese Law eJournal 34 (2018). Herbert Burkert There is a relatively new SSRN source I have found to be very useful: the Chinese Law…
Rank this Week: 2698

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

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

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 674

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: 570

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

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

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Jun 20

    Supreme Court Denies Certiorari Again in Patent Eligibility and Safe Harbor Case

    Supreme Court Denies Certiorari Again in Patent Eligibility and Safe Harbor Case
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- "You consider that to be important?" he asked. "Exceedingly so." "Is there any point to which you would wish to draw my attention?" "To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time." "The dog did nothing in the…
  • Jun 19

    Dish Network Corp. v. Customedia Technologies, L.L.C. (PTAB 2018)

    Dish Network Corp. v. Customedia Technologies, L.L.C. (PTAB 2018)
    Claims for Managing and Delivering Targeted Advertising Data Found Invalid under Covered Business Method (CBM) Patent Review By James Korenchan -- On June 11, 2018, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB)…
  • Jun 19

    USPTO Issues U.S. Patent No. 10,000,000

    USPTO Issues U.S. Patent No. 10,000,000
    By Donald Zuhn -- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced earlier today that it has issued U.S. Patent No. 10,000,000. The '000 patent, entitled "Coherent Ladar Using Intra-Pixel Quadrature Detection," is directed to a frequency…
Rank this Week: 1220

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property…

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch

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

http://www.nlipw.com/
  • Jun 20

    A Quick Look at Some Drugs Banned by NAFDAC in Nigeria (Issue 1)

    A Quick Look at Some Drugs Banned by NAFDAC in Nigeria (Issue 1)
    The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has over the years placed a ban or withdrawn the registration on prior approved drugs due to reported cases of adverse side effects and [...]
  • Jun 20

    Cambodia Destroys Over 100 Tons of Inferior, Chemical-Contained Food Product

    Cambodia Destroys Over 100 Tons of Inferior, Chemical-Contained Food Product
    Last week, the authorities of Cambodian took a giant step by destroying over 100 tons of inferior, illegal and chemical-contained food products which was confiscated sometimes ago last year. The Minister of Interior, Sar Kheng, [...]
  • Jun 18

    U.S. News | FAZE Apparel Sues FaZe Clan over Trademark Infringement

    U.S. News | FAZE Apparel Sues FaZe Clan over Trademark Infringement
    A clothing company based in San Francisco, FAZE Apparel, has sued a North American esports organization, FaZe Clan over an alleged trademark infringement on apparel. The lawsuit is entirely based on the trademark for “Faze”, [...]
Rank this Week: 2030

OC Patent Lawyer

OC Patent Lawyer

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

http://ocpatentlawyer.com
  • Jun 20

    USPTO grants Pat No 10,000,000 represents 25 fold increase

    USPTO grants Pat No 10,000,000 represents 25 fold increase
    On June 19, 2018, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted its 10 millionth patent. Since the inception of the patent system and grant of the first patent, the rate of technological improvement has increased 25-fold as…
  • May 26

    Method of treatment is eligible for patent protection versus a diagnostic method

    Method of treatment is eligible for patent protection versus a diagnostic method
    Although Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. West-Ward Pharmaceuticals (Fed. Cir. April 13, 2018) is in the field of medicine, it could be applicable to other fields as well because in a broad sense Vanda is dealing with a distinction between…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4638

The Virginia Business Litigation…

The Virginia Business Litigation Blog

Covers news and updates in business litigation, IP, trademark, copyright law. By BerlikLaw, LLC.

http://www.virginiabusinesslitigationlawyer.com/
  • Jun 20

    “Improper Methods” Often Key to Tortious Interference Liability

    “Improper Methods” Often Key to Tortious Interference Liability
    Perhaps a colleague at work is trying to get you fired. Or maybe you did already get fired, and your former boss is contacting prospective employers to make sure you don’t get hired. Either way, you’re not going to be very happy…
  • May 28

    How To Enforce a Non-Compete or Non-Solicitation Agreement

    How To Enforce a Non-Compete or Non-Solicitation Agreement
    It happens to every business eventually. A rogue employee defects to a competitor and immediately starts soliciting the former employer’s customers and clients, using the former employer’s trade secrets or other confidential…
  • Apr 23

    Discovery Rule Extends Statute of Limitations in Fraud Case

    Discovery Rule Extends Statute of Limitations in Fraud Case
    The statute of limitations for fraud cases in Virginia is two years from the time the cause of action accrues. See Va. Code § 8.01-243. This is not necessarily two years from the time the fraud was committed. Fraud cases are subject to a…
Rank this Week: 3768

Blawg IT

Blawg IT

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

http://blawgit.com
  • Jun 20

    United States Patent and Trademark Office Issues 10 Millionth Patent

    United States Patent and Trademark Office Issues 10 Millionth Patent
    One Tuesday, June 19, 2018, President Trump personally signed United States Letters Patent No. 10,000,000, awarded to Raytheon Co. employee Joseph Marron for a system using “coherent ladar using intra-pixel quadrature detection.”…
  • May 25

    Someone Stole My Board Game! (Part IV)

    Someone Stole My Board Game! (Part IV)
    Part IV of a four-part series of blog posts covering intellectual property and board games. Okay I have my patent and my intellectual property clearance, am I good to go? In cases where a board gamer designer steals intellectual property from…
  • May 3

    Someone Stole My Board Game! (Part III)

    Someone Stole My Board Game! (Part III)
    Part III of a four-part series of blog posts covering intellectual property and board games. I have protected all of my intellectual property. Am I in the clear now? You have just protected the intellectual property in your new board game,…
Rank this Week: 427

Trade Secrets Watch

Trade Secrets Watch

By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/trade-secrets-watch/
Rank this Week: 2142

NorCal IP

NorCal IP

Covers notable new case filings and verdicts within the Northern District of California. By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/norcal-ip/
  • Jun 20

    Third-Party Litigation Financing: When Can a Defendant Follow the Dollar Signs?

    Third-Party Litigation Financing: When Can a Defendant Follow the Dollar Signs?
    Order Denying Discovery Regarding Litigation Financing, Space Data Corp. v Google LLC, N.D. Cal. (June 11, 2018) (Magistrate Judge Nathanael M. Cousins) In recent years, third-party litigation financing has become increasingly common. …
  • Jun 5

    Turning the Looking Glass at the Alice Inquiry

    Turning the Looking Glass at the Alice Inquiry
    Orders Denying Petition for Rehearing En Banc, Aatrix Software, Inc. v. Green Shades Software, Inc., Fed. Cir. (May 31, 2018); Berkheimer v. HP Inc., Fed. Cir. (May 31, 2018) Last week, the Federal Circuit denied petitions for rehearing en…
  • May 30

    Labrador, Labrado, Labradont – Patent for Method for Genotyping Labrador Retrievers Found Invalid

    Labrador, Labrado, Labradont – Patent for Method for Genotyping Labrador Retrievers Found Invalid
    Order Granting Motion for Judgment of Law, Genetic Veterinary Sciences, Inc. d/b/a Paw Prints Genetics v. LABOklin GmbH & Co. KG et al., (E.D. Va. May 14, 2018) (Judge Henry Coke Morgan Jr.) Imagine this: You’re enjoying a nice day…
Rank this Week: 2251

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/
  • Jun 20

    Ninth Circuit Denies Copyright Protection to Monkey

    Ninth Circuit Denies Copyright Protection to Monkey
    Does anyone think that a monkey has standing to bring a copyright infringement lawsuit? In Naruto v. Slater, 888 F.3d 418 (9th Cir. 2018), the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals said no, but not without carefully considering the issue. Animals…
  • Jun 13

    SAS Institute, Inc. v. Iancu Has Affected Cases in Federal Courts in Addition to Those at the PTAB

    SAS Institute, Inc. v. Iancu Has Affected Cases in Federal Courts in Addition to Those at the PTAB
    On April 24, 2018, the Supreme Court issued its ruling in SAS Institute, Inc. v. Iancu, which held that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) arm of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) must…
  • Jun 6

    The Process: Who Does it Really Belong to?

    The Process: Who Does it Really Belong to?
    A few years ago, before the 76ers returned to playoff glory, the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers’ ownership and front office began utilizing the phrase “Trust the Process” to represent their journey back to the top. Finally,…
Rank this Week: 1085

Likelihood of Confusion

Likelihood of Confusion

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

http://www.likelihoodofconfusion.com
  • Jun 20

    Even in slow motion, fair use is confusing

    Even in slow motion, fair use is confusing
    Via Twitter, Rick Sanders pretty much writes a guest post for us — read his whole thread: Photographer took time-lapse photograph of a neighborhood at [...]
  • Jun 6

    The growing tresses in IP claims in fictional character

    The growing tresses in IP claims in fictional character
    No, I am not posting a picture of the fun we had at Meet the Bloggers 2018 in Seattle! Rather, it’s this business: SHERLOCK HOLMES [...]
  • May 29

    Come, blawgers, let us reason together

    Come, blawgers, let us reason together
    Originally posted 2012-01-09 23:26:54. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Tune into this week’s Blawg Review at the Mediation Channel: It’s not merely “settling”!
Rank this Week: 702

KluwerTrademarkBlog

KluwerTrademarkBlog

Covers EU trademark law. By Wolters Kluwer.

http://trademarkblog.kluweriplaw.com/
  • Jun 20

    What does it take to morally offend a Dane?

    What does it take to morally offend a Dane?
    The wordings of Article 7(1)(f) EUTMR (for ease of reference: ‘trade marks which is contry to public policy or to accepted principles of moral’) and the Danish equivalent – Section 14(1)(1) of the Danish Consolidate Trade…
  • Jun 8

    Competent or not competent? That’s the question…

    Competent or not competent? That’s the question…
    The Fourth Board of Appeal (BoA) of the EUIPO has once again been told off by the General Court (GC). In its decision of 6 June 2018 (case T-803/16), the GC decided that the BoA was not competent to rule upon the question of genuine use of…
  • Jun 4

    DAYADAY – General Court once again obliges the EUIPO to assess the precise level of a claimed reputation

    DAYADAY – General Court once again obliges the EUIPO to assess the precise level of a claimed reputation
    The General Court annulled a decision by the Second Board of Appeal of EUIPO, based on an insufficient (or, rather, inexistent) assessment of the reputation claimed by the opponent (GC, 1 June 2018, T‑900/16, only available in Spanish…
Rank this Week: 1237

Journal of the Patent and…

Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society

Covers patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

http://jptos.org
  • Jun 20

    THOMAS C. THEAKER

    THOMAS C. THEAKER
    THOMAS C. THEAKER 1865-1868The Civil War having given an impetus to creative genius as applied to the useful arts, entirely without precedent, it was to the problems of this period that the tenth Commissioner of Patents turned his attention,…
  • Jun 18

    Patent Holder’s Equitable Remedies in Patent Infringement Actions Before Federal Courts and the International Trade Commission

    Patent Holder’s Equitable Remedies in Patent Infringement Actions Before Federal Courts and the International Trade Commission
    Patent Holder’s Equitable Remedies in Patent Infringement Actions Before Federal Courts and the International Trade CommissionRichard L. Stroup, Susan Tull, Mindy EhrenfriedA United States patent grants the patent holder the right…
  • Jun 13

    DAVID P. HOLLOWAY

    DAVID P. HOLLOWAY
    DAVID P. HOLLOWAY 1861-1865The war-time commissioner was David P. Holloway, the ninth incumbent of that office.Holloway was born in Waynesville, Ohio, on December 6, 1809. With his parents he moved in 1813 to Cincinnati where he attended the…
Rank this Week: 1929

PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

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

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Jun 20

    3 Count: Narrow Passage

    3 Count: Narrow Passage
    European Parliament committee narrowly passes new Copyright Directive, Warner Brothers claims legal victory in Spain and artist Anish Kapoor sues the NRA. The post 3 Count: Narrow Passage appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jun 19

    The Non-Legacy of the Dancing Baby Case

    The Non-Legacy of the Dancing Baby Case
    With a settlement on the horizon, we look back one last time at the dancing baby case, how it changed copyright and the internet it's now a part of. The post The Non-Legacy of the Dancing Baby Case appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Jun 19

    3 Count: Animated Lawsuit

    3 Count: Animated Lawsuit
    Movie studios to face lawsuit over motion capture software, Australia speeds sup the site blocking process and former BitTorrent Inc. sold for $140 million. The post 3 Count: Animated Lawsuit appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
Rank this Week: 995

Music & Copyright's Blog

Music & Copyright's Blog

Covers global copyright and legal issues affecting the music industry.

http://musicandcopyright.wordpress.com
  • Jun 20

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Italy country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with Italy country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. Funding vehicles offer opportunities to music companies Although music industry revenue continues to increase on the back…
  • Jun 6

    New issue of Music & Copyright with UK country report

    New issue of Music & Copyright with UK country report
    The latest issue of Music & Copyright is now available for subscribers to download. Here are some of the highlights. Amid rife piracy, RBTs are helping prop up MEA’s legal music sector If it were not for ring-back tones (RBTs),…
  • May 29

    Streaming growth boosts R&B/hip-hop share of global recorded-music sale

    Streaming growth boosts R&B/hip-hop share of global recorded-music sale
    New research published by Music & Copyright has revealed that retail sales of R&B/hip-hop jumped 24.1% in 2017, to $2.59bn, from $2.08bn in 2016. The genre’s share of total retail sales increased, to 11.9%, from 10.4%.…
Rank this Week: 4275

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 19

    T2023/14 : erreur isolée dans le traitement du courrier

    T2023/14 : erreur isolée dans le traitement du courrier
    La Titulaire n'avait pas déposé à temps son mémoire de recours. Le dernier jour du délai, n'ayant pas reçu d'instructions contraires de la part de la Titulaire, le mandataire avait signé le…
  • Jun 17

    T384/15 : homme de paille et intervention

    T384/15 : homme de paille et intervention
    L'opposition avait formée par le cabinet S, et au stade du recours les sociétés Bose GmbH et Bose Limited étaient intervenues dans la procédure. La Titulaire contestait la recevabilité de l'opposition…
  • Jun 14

    L'invention de la semaine

    L'invention de la semaine
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Rank this Week: 1053

In Re Bilski Blog

In Re Bilski Blog

Covers the Supreme Court's review of In re Bilski. By Fenwick & West.

http://www.bilskiblog.com/blog/
  • Jun 19

    Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

    Two Steps Forward, One Step Back
    By Greg Hopewell If the focus on fact finding in Aatrix, Berkheimer, and Exergen from earlier this year helped provide additional clarity on the analysis of “something more,” the SAP America decision, at least to my mind, failed to…
  • Apr 18

    Our Attention is Now Directed To: “Directed To”

    Our Attention is Now Directed To: “Directed To”
    By Stuart Meyer My last post focused on definitions for the terms “well-understood,” “routine,” and “conventional”—or W-URC—from the subject matter eligibility test set forth in Mayo and further described in Alice. Those terms…
  • Apr 6

    How Well-Understood is the Meaning of “Well-Understood”?

    How Well-Understood is the Meaning of “Well-Understood”?
    By Stuart Meyer The Federal Circuit has now had enough opportunity to address Mayo’s “well-understood, routine, conventional” test that we should have a good understanding of it. We don’t (or at least I don’t). To begin with, the…
Rank this Week: 4602

Creative Law Network Blog

Creative Law Network Blog

Discusses entertainment and music law, trademark, copyrights, and intellectual property cases.

http://creativelawnetwork.com/updates/
  • Jun 19

    Cherry Creek Arts Festival '18

    Cherry Creek Arts Festival '18
    It's here again, the Cherry Creek Art Festival! Hosted in Denver’s Cherry Creek North District, the renowned festival is a FREE three-day celebration of art and artists.On July 6, 7 and 8, festival-goers will have the chance to see…
  • Jun 12

    Dave Ratner at: A Cacophony of Creatives!

    Dave Ratner at: A Cacophony of Creatives!
    Next Wednesday, local creatives get ready for the 2nd Annual A Cacophony of Creatives! We are proud to have Dave Ratner as the guest speaker for this special event! A Cacophony of Creatives is not only a meet and greet where attendees can…
  • May 15

    Art Project to Make Denver a 'Happy City'

    Art Project to Make Denver a 'Happy City'
    A comforting hand can be just the support you need when you're feeling down, but when an entire city is feeling down, why should the remedy be any different? That's the question that British artist Stuart Semple asks with Happy City: Art for…
Rank this Week: 1928

Photo Attorney

Photo Attorney

Covers copyright and intellectual property law. By the Law Office of Carolyn E. Wright, LLC.

http://www.photoattorney.com/
  • Jun 19

    Courts Awards $1.9 Million Default Judgment to Photographer

    Courts Awards $1.9 Million Default Judgment to Photographer
    On June 4, 2018, a judge in the Central District of California (Los Angeles) granted to Edgar Babayan a $1.9 million default judgment for copyright infringement of Babayan’s three photos. [Learn more about default judgment in my…
  • Jun 11

    Binded.com not so bound

    Binded.com not so bound
    I raised concerns about Binded.com last August about the accuracy of its copyright registration service. What I didn’t expect is that registrations wouldn’t be submitted at all. To test Binded’s service last fall, I…
  • May 24

    Copyright Office Wants to Increase Registration Fee

    Copyright Office Wants to Increase Registration Fee
    The Copyright Office (“CO”) is proposing a new fee schedule. The proposed fees reportedly would help the CO recover a significant part, though not the whole, of its costs. The CO is providing an…
Rank this Week: 3257

Photo Attorney

Photo Attorney

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

http://www.photoattorney.com
  • Jun 19

    Courts Awards $1.9 Million Default Judgment to Photographer

    Courts Awards $1.9 Million Default Judgment to Photographer
    On June 4, 2018, a judge in the Central District of California (Los Angeles) granted to Edgar Babayan a $1.9 million default judgment for copyright infringement of Babayan’s three photos. [Learn more about default judgment in my…
  • Jun 11

    Binded.com not so bound

    Binded.com not so bound
    I raised concerns about Binded.com last August about the accuracy of its copyright registration service. What I didn’t expect is that registrations wouldn’t be submitted at all. To test Binded’s service last fall, I…
  • May 24

    Copyright Office Wants to Increase Registration Fee

    Copyright Office Wants to Increase Registration Fee
    The Copyright Office (“CO”) is proposing a new fee schedule. The proposed fees reportedly would help the CO recover a significant part, though not the whole, of its costs. The CO is providing an…
Rank this Week: 4269

Internet & Social Media Law Blog

Internet & Social Media Law Blog

Covers virtual worlds and social media issues. By Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP.

http://www.socialgameslaw.com/
  • Jun 19

    When Do the Perils of Programmatic Advertising Undermine Its Value?

    When Do the Perils of Programmatic Advertising Undermine Its Value?
    #FakeNews is hurting more than political campaigns. Companies’ hard-earned reputations may be on the line when their ads pop up next to fake news stories and offensive YouTube videos. Last year, major brands found their ads appearing in…
  • Jun 14

    The Selfish Side of Self-Reporting: Should We Trust the Numbers Behind Music Streaming?

    The Selfish Side of Self-Reporting: Should We Trust the Numbers Behind Music Streaming?
    Music consumers love streaming services. The data surrounding subscriptions and revenue tells us so. Largely self-reporting systems, however, have made it more complicated to quantify that success. Can we trust companies to embrace…
  • Jun 5

    News of Note for the Internet-Minded – 6/5/18 – Ancient IP disputes and Algorithm Testing

    News of Note for the Internet-Minded – 6/5/18 – Ancient IP disputes and Algorithm Testing
    In this roundup, some of your favorite initialisms (AI, IP, TOS) come out to play while stories about government agencies and social media access call into question whether such access is a two-way street. There’s a wiki for terms of…
Rank this Week: 2484

Patent Arcade

Patent Arcade

Covers video game IP law. By Ross Dannenberg.

http://www.patentarcade.com/
  • Jun 19

    How do you perform a video game?

    How do you perform a video game?
    Epic Games, Inc. et al v. Mendes et alUnited States District Court for the Northern District of CaliforniaCAND-3-17-cv-06223, Filed Oct. 27, 2017 We recently reported on Epic Games suing individuals for cheating in Fortnite. You…
  • Jun 15

    New Game Law Journal - Interactive Entertainment Law Review (and read our article!)

    New Game Law Journal - Interactive Entertainment Law Review (and read our article!)
    If you've ever been to Queen Mary's excellent More than Just a Game events, you have probably heard of the new Interactive Entertainment Law Review journal launched by Profs. Dimita, Mimler, and Festinger. This new peer-reviewed journal…
  • Jun 11

    Candy Crush Pushing into Possible Patent Infringement

    Candy Crush Pushing into Possible Patent Infringement
    Groove Digital, Inc. v. King.com, LTD. et al., United States District Court for the District of Delaware, 1-18-cv-00836, filed 06/04/2018  On June 4, 2018, Groove Digital filed a lawsuit in the District Court of Delaware alleging…
Rank this Week: 372

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
  • Jun 19

    INVENTORS REQUEST CORRECTION TO COVER OF 10 MILLIONTH PATENT

    INVENTORS REQUEST CORRECTION TO COVER OF 10 MILLIONTH PATENT
    Via press release from US Inventor today: INVENTORS REQUEST CORRECTION TO COVER OF 10 MILLIONTH PATENT (WASHINGTON, DC) – Today the United States Patent and Trademark Office announced issuance of the 10 millionth patent. But…
  • Jun 19

    U.S. Patent No. 10,000,000 – June 19, 2018

    U.S. Patent No. 10,000,000 – June 19, 2018
    U.S. Pat. No. 10,000,000: Coherent LADAR using intra-pixel quadrature detection What is claimed is: 1. A laser detection and ranging (LADAR) system, comprising: a two-dimensional array of detector elements, each detector element within…
  • Jun 12

    USPTO’s 10 Million Patents Website

    USPTO’s 10 Million Patents Website
    Originally posted on Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog: As we rapidly approach the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 10,000,000, the USPTO is taking full advantage of the opportunity educate the public about the history and…
Rank this Week: 314

PatentSpace

PatentSpace

Covers patent law and federal circuit IP cases. By Wei & Sleman LLP.

https://www.patentspace.net/blog
  • Jun 19

    10,000,000 Patents And Counting

    10,000,000 Patents And Counting
    Patent 10,000,000 just issued to Raytheon.You can see it here: https://10millionpatents.uspto.gov/docs/patent10million.pdfThe patent also has the new cover design, which you can see here:…
  • May 10

    How to Survive an IPR

    How to Survive an IPR
    Few IP practitioners were surprised by the Oil States decision on whether inter partes review (IPR) violates Article III or the Seventh Amendment.According to some, had the Supreme Court ruled that the current IPR procedure violates the…
  • Mar 3

    How Long Does it Take to Get a Patent?

    How Long Does it Take to Get a Patent?
    Aside from cost, the second most frequent line of questions from first-time inventors is about timing and process. Below is a simplified flow chart of the patent process:Preparing and drafting a patent application is a process that is within…
Rank this Week: 1271

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

Covers business and employment law.

http://www.sacattorneys.com/san-jose-business-lawyer
  • Jun 19

    3 Reasons to Convert Your Business into a Limited Liability Company

    3 Reasons to Convert Your Business into a Limited Liability Company
    Many people begin a tech start-up or other small business as a sole proprietorship or simple partnership. But as a business grows, you may begin to wonder whether it is time to think about a more formal business structure, such as a limited…
  • Jun 11

    EB-5 Visa Program Extended Through September 2018, But Reform Expected

    EB-5 Visa Program Extended Through September 2018, But Reform Expected
    For foreign nationals with substantial assets, the EB-5 investor visa program can provide one of the quickest paths to United States permanent residency and citizenship. This EB-5 visa--also known as the “golden visa”--is…
  • Jun 4

    New California Law Defines “National Origin” Employment Discrimination

    New California Law Defines “National Origin” Employment Discrimination
    California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) requires employers to prevent harassment in the workplace and avoid discrimination in employee hiring, promotions, and compensation on the basis of: Ancestry, color, national origin,…
Rank this Week: 1689

Torrent Defenders

Torrent Defenders

Covers defenses for persons charged with online copyright infringement.

http://www.torrent-defenders.com
  • Jun 19

    Malibu Media: The Story Behind the Lawsuit

    Malibu Media: The Story Behind the Lawsuit
    This is the Antonelli Law blog dedicated to copyright infringement cases. We’ve represented nearly 2,000 clients across the US and are America’s most experienced BT copyright defense firm.  For more information about your…
  • Jun 15

    Malibu Media: Recent developments from California

    Malibu Media: Recent developments from California
    This is a blog dedicated to updates on copyright infringement cases. We’ve represented nearly 2,000 clients across the US, and are America’s most experienced BT copyright defense firm.  For more information about quashing and…
  • Jun 8

    April 2018: Over 150 New Malibu Media Cases were Filed in 10 State

    April 2018: Over 150 New Malibu Media Cases were Filed in 10 State
    If you have received a copyright infringement lawsuit from Malibu Media alleging the illegal download of their adult films, then you’re not alone. The California motion picture company Malibu Media has alleged that thousands of…
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IPBiz

IPBiz

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

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 19

    CAFC addresses "contingent motions to amend" in Sirona Dental

    CAFC addresses "contingent motions to amend" in Sirona Dental
    There was a mixed decision in Sirona Dental. The CAFC affirmed the Board's patentability conclusions. Of relevance, however, the CAFC found PTAB erred on Sirona's contingent motion to amend. Aqua Products and SAS Institute are cited in the…
  • Jun 19

    US Patent 10,000,000 issues on 19 June 2018: COHERENT LADAR USING INTRA-PIXEL QUADRATURE DETECTION to Joseph Marron of Raytheon

    US Patent 10,000,000 issues on 19 June 2018: COHERENT LADAR USING INTRA-PIXEL QUADRATURE DETECTION to Joseph Marron of Raytheon
    The underlying application was filed March 10, 2015 and the invention is directed to a frequency modulated (coherent)laser detection and ranging system.A story line within the June 18, 2018 episode of Elementary (titled "Sand Trap") is of…
  • Jun 17

    CBS Sunday Morning on June 17, 2018 forecasts US Patent 10,000,000

    CBS Sunday Morning on June 17, 2018 forecasts US Patent 10,000,000
    The CALENDAR feature of "CBS Sunday Morning" on 17 June 2018 stated that the USPTO will issue US Patent Number10,000,000 on Tuesday, 19 June 2018.Although there was no ALMANAC feature, artist M.C. Escher was featured on the anniversary of his…
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Domain Name Jurisprudence &…

Domain Name Jurisprudence & Commentaries on UDRP Cases

Review and analysis of cybersquatter cases decided under the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy. By Gerald M. Levine.

http://udrpcommentaries.wordpress.com
  • Jun 19

    Opting for UDRP Over URS

    Opting for UDRP Over URS
    The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) implemented the Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS) in 2013 together with three other rights protection mechanisms for trademarks. It “is not intended for use in any…
  • May 29

    What Domain Names Get Transferred: Why and Why Not?

    What Domain Names Get Transferred: Why and Why Not?
    Think of trademarks situated on a continuum with famous and well-known at one end and less well-known or unrecognized by average consumers at the other. On one end there is certainty of infringement, Koppers, Inc., Koppers Delaware, Inc. v.…
  • May 11

    Making a Strategic Decision: URS or UDRP?

    Making a Strategic Decision: URS or UDRP?
    A discussion is presently underway about the Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS) (and in Phase 2 next year of the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy (UDRP)), whether it is performing as intended. The URS is less than 5 years old and…
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Artificial Intelligence Technology…

Artificial Intelligence Technology and the Law

Covers potential legal issues affecting individuals and businesses as they develop, market, and interact with products and services embodying AI technologies. By Brian Higgins.

http://aitechnologylaw.com
  • Jun 19

    Senate-Passed Defense Authorization Bill Funds Artificial Intelligence Program

    Senate-Passed Defense Authorization Bill Funds Artificial Intelligence Program
    The Senate-passed national defense appropriations bill (H.R.5515, as amended), to be known as the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, includes spending provisions for several artificial intelligence…
  • Jun 17

    At the Intersection of AI, Face Swapping, Deep Fakes, Right of Publicity, and Litigation

    At the Intersection of AI, Face Swapping, Deep Fakes, Right of Publicity, and Litigation
    Websites like GitHub, Reddit and others offer developers and hobbyists dozens of repositories containing artificial intelligence deep learning models, instructions for their use, and forums for learning how to “face swap,” a…
  • Jun 6

    Obama, Trump, and the Regulation of Artificial Intelligence

    Obama, Trump, and the Regulation of Artificial Intelligence
    Near the end of his second term, President Obama announced a series of workshops and government working groups tasked with “Preparing for the Future of Artificial Intelligence.” Then, just weeks before the 2016 presidential…
Rank this Week: 1197

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: 2551

PharmaPatents

PharmaPatents

Covers intellectual property in the chemical, biotech, and pharmaceutical fields. By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.pharmapatentsblog.com
  • Jun 18

    The Hobson's Choice Of The Hatch-Waxman Integrity Act

    The Hobson's Choice Of The Hatch-Waxman Integrity Act
    As we noted in this article on PTAB Trial Insights, Senator Hatch (R-UT) has introduced the Hatch-Waxman Integrity Act, which is intended to restore the brand-generic balance many say has been skewed by Inter Partes Review and Post Grant…
  • Jun 10

    USPTO Vanda Memo Emphasizes Patent Eligibility Of Method Of Treatment Claim

    USPTO Vanda Memo Emphasizes Patent Eligibility Of Method Of Treatment Claim
    On June 7, 2018, the USPTO issued a memorandum to the Examining Corps providing patent eligibility examination guidance based on the recent Federal Circuit decision in Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. West-Ward Pharmaceuticals. The…
  • Jun 4

    Federal Circuit Finds Incorporation By Reference Inadequate For Priority Claim

    Federal Circuit Finds Incorporation By Reference Inadequate For Priority Claim
    In Droplets, Inc. v. E*Trade Bank, the Federal Circuit affirmed the decision of the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) that Droplet’s patent was not entitled to the priority date of a provisional application because of a…
Rank this Week: 3413

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Covers developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thebrandprotectionblog.com
  • Jun 18

    Mirror, mirror on the wall, what’s my taxable Insta value after all?

    Mirror, mirror on the wall, what’s my taxable Insta value after all?
    In sad news for celebrities and Instagram influencers across Australia, the introduction of the so-called ‘fame tax’ as part of a raft of integrity measures announced in the 2018/19 budget means that they could end up paying…
  • Jun 4

    U.S. Copyright Office proposes new fee schedule

    U.S. Copyright Office proposes new fee schedule
    If your business discovered that its revenue covered only 60% of its costs, it would be time for a re-examination of operations. According to the U.S. Copyright Office’s notice in the May 24, 2018 Federal Register (83 Fed. Reg. 24054),…
  • Jun 3

    Social Media Influencers – to “like” or not to “like”?

    Social Media Influencers – to “like” or not to “like”?
    Today, social media influencers are a key resource used by businesses to engage with consumers. Influencers include celebrities, bloggers or simply popular social media users in speciality areas like beauty or travel. Social media…
Rank this Week: 2241

The Brand Protection Blog

The Brand Protection Blog

Reports on developments and trends in all areas of the law that impact brands, including the creation, promotion and protection of branded products and services. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.thebrandprotectionblog.com/
  • Jun 18

    Mirror, mirror on the wall, what’s my taxable Insta value after all?

    Mirror, mirror on the wall, what’s my taxable Insta value after all?
    In sad news for celebrities and Instagram influencers across Australia, the introduction of the so-called ‘fame tax’ as part of a raft of integrity measures announced in the 2018/19 budget means that they could end up paying…
  • Jun 4

    U.S. Copyright Office proposes new fee schedule

    U.S. Copyright Office proposes new fee schedule
    If your business discovered that its revenue covered only 60% of its costs, it would be time for a re-examination of operations. According to the U.S. Copyright Office’s notice in the May 24, 2018 Federal Register (83 Fed. Reg. 24054),…
  • Jun 3

    Social Media Influencers – to “like” or not to “like”?

    Social Media Influencers – to “like” or not to “like”?
    Today, social media influencers are a key resource used by businesses to engage with consumers. Influencers include celebrities, bloggers or simply popular social media users in speciality areas like beauty or travel. Social media…
Rank this Week: 1442

Center for Art Law Blog

Center for Art Law Blog

Features art and cultural heritage law resources and reviews.

http://itsartlaw.com
  • Jun 18

    Confessions of an Artist and a Lawyer: Practicing Art Law, One Trial and Painting at a Time

    Confessions of an Artist and a Lawyer: Practicing Art Law, One Trial and Painting at a Time
    By Stephanie Drawdy* When I chose the legal profession as a career, it was so that I could feed a burning intellectual interest in the law. An introductory political science course in high school piqued my interest in the process of…
  • Jun 18

    Leaving a Mark: Artistic Expression, New Media in Protest and Law

    Leaving a Mark: Artistic Expression, New Media in Protest and Law
    By Abby Placik* and the Center for Art Law Team Introduction: Writing on the Wall From 2011 to the present, at least four major protest movements – Occupy Wall Street, Black Lives Matter, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals…
  • Jun 14

    Six of one, half a dozen of the other? Comparing two Art Law Resource

    Six of one, half a dozen of the other? Comparing two Art Law Resource
    By Jennie Nadel* New Kid on the Block Getting the Deal Through (GTDT) is a London-based website that provides users with updates on laws and regulations, published by Law Business Research and a number of other publications. The website,…
Rank this Week: 2941

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Santucci Priore, P.L. Blog

Features intellectual property news and updates.

http://500law.com/blog/
  • Jun 18

    Asylum Seekers Face New Challenges in US

    Asylum Seekers Face New Challenges in US
    Once again U.S. immigration is in the news regarding domestic violence and gang-violence related to asylum seekers. The turmoil came from the speech made by attorney General, Jeff Sessions’ opening remarks to the House Judiciary…
  • May 8

    Become a sponsor for the 2018 Taste the Islands Experience and help to Save the Twinz!

    Become a sponsor for the 2018 Taste the Islands Experience and help to Save the Twinz!
    CALLING ALL BUSINESSES AND SPONSORS! On June 2nd, 2018 the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society will find itself in the midst of Caribbean-style celebrations with the second annual Taste the Islands Experience. “Taste the Islands”…
  • Apr 30

    2018 Annual Reports are Due!

    2018 Annual Reports are Due!
    The Annual Report is used to update or confirm the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations’ records. The data displayed on the entity’s online Annual Report form is the most current data on file with the Division of…
Rank this Week: 4340

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/
  • Jun 18

    Asylum Seekers Face New Challenges in US

    Asylum Seekers Face New Challenges in US
    Once again U.S. immigration is in the news regarding domestic violence and gang-violence related to asylum seekers. The turmoil came from the speech made by attorney General, Jeff Sessions’ opening remarks to the House Judiciary…
  • May 8

    Become a sponsor for the 2018 Taste the Islands Experience and help to Save the Twinz!

    Become a sponsor for the 2018 Taste the Islands Experience and help to Save the Twinz!
    CALLING ALL BUSINESSES AND SPONSORS! On June 2nd, 2018 the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society will find itself in the midst of Caribbean-style celebrations with the second annual Taste the Islands Experience. “Taste the Islands”…
  • Apr 30

    2018 Annual Reports are Due!

    2018 Annual Reports are Due!
    The Annual Report is used to update or confirm the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations’ records. The data displayed on the entity’s online Annual Report form is the most current data on file with the Division of…
Rank this Week: 1471

Written Description

Written Description

By Lisa Ouellette, Camilla Hrdy, and Michael Risch. Reviews recent news and scholarship on patent law, intellectual property theory, and innovation.

http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 18

    Evidence on Patent Disclosure via Depository Librarie

    Evidence on Patent Disclosure via Depository Librarie
    When I first started practice, the place to go for patents was the Patent Depository Library at the Sunnyvale Public Library. Not only did they have copies of all the patents, they had other disclosures, like the IBM Technical Disclosure…
  • Jun 11

    Measuring Patent Thicket

    Measuring Patent Thicket
    Those interested in the patent system have long complained of patent thickets as a barrier to efficient production of new products and services. The more patents in an area, the argument goes, the harder it is to enter. There are several…
  • Jun 6

    A Couple Thoughts on Apple v. Samsung (part ?100?)

    A Couple Thoughts on Apple v. Samsung (part ?100?)
    I've done a few interviews about the latest Apple v. Samsung design patent jury verdict, but journalistic space means I only get a couple sentences in. So, I thought I would lay out a couple points I see as important. We'll see if they hold…
Rank this Week: 1402

Written Description

Written Description

Reviews recent scholarship in patent law, intellectual property theory, and innovation. By Christopher Suarez, Sarah Tran, and Tan Mau Wu.

http://writtendescription.blogspot.com/
  • Jun 18

    Evidence on Patent Disclosure via Depository Librarie

    Evidence on Patent Disclosure via Depository Librarie
    When I first started practice, the place to go for patents was the Patent Depository Library at the Sunnyvale Public Library. Not only did they have copies of all the patents, they had other disclosures, like the IBM Technical Disclosure…
  • Jun 11

    Measuring Patent Thicket

    Measuring Patent Thicket
    Those interested in the patent system have long complained of patent thickets as a barrier to efficient production of new products and services. The more patents in an area, the argument goes, the harder it is to enter. There are several…
  • Jun 6

    A Couple Thoughts on Apple v. Samsung (part ?100?)

    A Couple Thoughts on Apple v. Samsung (part ?100?)
    I've done a few interviews about the latest Apple v. Samsung design patent jury verdict, but journalistic space means I only get a couple sentences in. So, I thought I would lay out a couple points I see as important. We'll see if they hold…
Rank this Week: 2407

Propiedad Intelectual y Registro…

Propiedad Intelectual y Registro de Marcas en Mexico

Covers intellectual property law, with a focus on trademark law. In Spanish. By Cesar Ramirez Esteves.

http://ramirezesteves.wordpress.com/
  • Jun 18

    “Segundo significado” en el registro de marcas en México

    “Segundo significado” en el registro de marcas en México
    El “segundo significado” o “secondary meaning” se presenta cuando un término descriptivo es utilizado para identificar determinado producto o servicio de modo tal que los consumidores llegan a identificar dichos…
  • Jun 15

    Se extiende protección para Diseños Industriales en México.

    Se extiende protección para Diseños Industriales en México.
    Los Diseños Industriales son una de las muchas figuras contempladas en la Ley de la Propiedad Industrial en México, dentro de su capítulo de Creaciones Nuevas. El pasado 13 de marzo de 2018 fue publicado en el Diario…
  • Jun 12

    ¿Cómo registrar una marca en Estados Unidos?

    ¿Cómo registrar una marca en Estados Unidos?
    Nadie pone en duda que Estados Unidos es uno de los mercados más interesantes para casi cualquier producto. En el caso de México, al ser nuestro país vecino el atractivo se vuelve aún mayor, dada la facilidad…
Rank this Week: 2868

Information Law Group

Information Law Group

Covers advertising law, privacy, information security and intellectual property.

http://www.infolawgroup.com/
  • Jun 18

    InfoLawGroup LLP Continues to Grow Firm with Addition of Two Lawyer

    InfoLawGroup LLP Continues to Grow Firm with Addition of Two Lawyer
    Chicago, June 18, 2018—InfoLawGroup LLP is pleased to announce that it has hired Sara Chubb as senior counsel. Ms. Chubb joins InfoLawGroup from Winston & Strawn. She will be based in Chicago. Ms. Chubb focuses her practice on…
  • Jun 12

    The First Data Broker Law

    The First Data Broker Law
    Vermont is the first state to enact a law that will regulate data brokers that aggregate and sell data about consumers. The driving impetus of the legislation is to provide consumers with more information about the collection of their data…
  • Jun 11

    The FTC’s advice for online giving portals that collect on behalf of charitie

    The FTC’s advice for online giving portals that collect on behalf of charitie
    Seventy-eight percent of Americans believe companies must do more than just make money – they must also positively impact society, according to the recent 2018 Cone/Porter Novelli Purpose Study. Not only did 79% of respondents say that…
Rank this Week: 3444

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/
Rank this Week: 1737

Erik J. Heels

Erik J. Heels

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

http://www.erikjheels.com/
  • Jun 17

    * Happy Father’s Day!

    * Happy Father’s Day!
    17 Seconds #48 Happy Father’s Day! That is all. Best, Children of Fathers @ Clocktower 17 Seconds is a publication for clients and other VIPs of Clocktower Law. Email version powered by MailChimp and the beat of a different keyboard…
  • May 27

    * MIT 30th Reunion

    * MIT 30th Reunion
    Thanks to those who helped me graduate 30 years ago. Thirty years ago today, on 1988-05-27, I graduated from MIT, in four years, and with the exact amount of credits I needed to graduate. While I did not complete my book by today (entitled…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 310

New York Trademark Attorney Blog

New York Trademark Attorney Blog

Covers intellectual property law. By Nikki Siesel, Esq. of the Law Offices Of Joseph C. Messina.

http://www.newyorktrademarkattorneyblog.com/
  • Jun 17

    The TTAB’s Position On A Bona Fide Intent To Use

    The TTAB’s Position On A Bona Fide Intent To Use
    I have written several blog posts on this top, and it is important to continue to discuss what documentation is required if an applicant must prove they possessed a bona fide intent to use a mark in commerce. See my blog posts entitled,…
  • Apr 27

    A Likelihood Of Confusion Reversal -Failure To Prove Relatedness Of Service

    A Likelihood Of Confusion Reversal -Failure To Prove Relatedness Of Service
    As a trademark practitioner, it is important to carefully review 2(d) reversals by the Board since they occur infrequently. Approximately 90 percent of likelihood of confusion refusals are affirmed. In a recent reversal by the Board, a number…
  • Apr 13

    A Precedential Decision – Is “SERIAL” Generic For Applicant’s Entertainment Services?

    A Precedential Decision – Is “SERIAL” Generic For Applicant’s Entertainment Services?
    The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (the “Board or the “TTAB”) issued this precedential decision at the end of March 2018, and it was a partial win for the Applicant. The Applicant, Serial Podcast LLC, filed three…
Rank this Week: 1944

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: 3115