Most Popular Intellectual Property Law Blawgs Expanded View List View

Blogs 46 - 90 of 360
Sorted by Popularity | Sort by Name | Sort by Last Post Date
Today | This Week | This Month | All Time |

BlogIP - Galvani Legal's Blo

BlogIP - Galvani Legal's Blo

Covers intellectual property law.

http://www.galvanilegal.com/blog
Rank this Week: 549

Hearsay Culture

Hearsay Culture

KZSU-FM (Stanford) Tech/Law Talk Show. Hosted by Dave Levine.

http://www.hearsayculture.com
Rank this Week: 841

Intellectual Property Law Blog

Intellectual Property Law Blog

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

http://www.intellectualpropertylawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 784

Thoits Law Blog

Thoits Law Blog

Discusses important legal developments in the areas of business, employment, intellectual property, litigation, real estate, and estate planning. By Thoits, Love, Hershberger & McLean.

http://www.thoitslaw.com/blog/
  • Dec 1

    Thoits Law Welcomes Misasha Graham

    Thoits Law Welcomes Misasha Graham
    Thoits Law Welcomes Misasha Graham – December 1, 2017 Misasha Graham joined the firm as a Special Counsel in the firm’s Litigation Group. Her practice focuses on general commercial litigation...
  • Apr 30

    Thoits Law Welcomes Melinda Barker

    Thoits Law Welcomes Melinda Barker
    Thoits Law Welcomes Melinda Barker – May 2017 Melinda Barker joined the firm as a shareholder in 2017 and is a Certified Legal Specialist in the State of California for...
  • Apr 30

    Thoits Law Welcomes Michael Hsueh

    Thoits Law Welcomes Michael Hsueh
    Thoits Law Welcomes Michael Hsueh – May 2017 Michael Hsueh joined the firm as a litigation associate. His prior firms include Weidmann & Yun, Edward Yun, & Associates, the Law...
Rank this Week: 612

All Things Pros

All Things Pros

A patent prosecution blog, with in-depth discussion of decisions by the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI), prosecution strategies, and PTO procedures. By Karen Hazzah.

http://allthingspros.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 607

Orange Book Blog

Orange Book Blog

Covers patent and FDA law, including authorized generics, biogenerics, Hatch-Waxman litigation and Orange Book patent listing/delisting. By Aaron F. Barkoff.

http://www.orangebookblog.com/
  • Oct 30

    PTAB Grants Hospira's Request for Rehearing, Institutes IPR of Herceptin Patent

    PTAB Grants Hospira's Request for Rehearing, Institutes IPR of Herceptin Patent
    Hospira, Inc. v. Genentech, Inc., IPR2017-00731 (PTAB) by Aaron F. Barkoff Apparently it is not impossible to change the PTAB's mind. In a rare decision last week, the Board granted Hospira's request for rehearing of its earlier decision…
  • Oct 6

    Functional Claiming of Antibodies: (Continue to) Proceed With Caution

    Functional Claiming of Antibodies: (Continue to) Proceed With Caution
    CAFC holds that later-developed antibody species may be evidence that a claimed antibody genus is invalid for lack of written description, and casts doubt on the “antibody exception” Amgen Inc. v. Sanofi, No. 2017-1480 (Fed. Cir.…
  • May 24

    Meet the McAndrews Team at BIO 2016!

    Meet the McAndrews Team at BIO 2016!
    The McAndrews team will be at BIO 2016 in San Francisco and we're hosting a cocktail reception on Tuesday, June 7. Please join us if you'll be attending BIO!
Rank this Week: 666

Higher Ed IP Law Report

Higher Ed IP Law Report

Covers intellectual property issues in academia. By Bond Schoeneck & King.

http://www.higheredlawreport.com/
  • Oct 20

    Travel Ban 3.0: A No-Go (for now)

    Travel Ban 3.0: A No-Go (for now)
    Two federal judges have blocked President Trump’s third try at implementing a nationwide travel ban. The first ruling blocking the administration from enforcing the September 24th Presidential Proclamation, which restricts travel into…
  • Oct 20

    Travel Ban 3.0: A No-Go (for now)

    Travel Ban 3.0: A No-Go (for now)
    Two federal judges have blocked President Trump’s third try at implementing a nationwide travel ban. The first ruling blocking the administration from enforcing the September 24th Presidential Proclamation, which restricts travel into…
  • Sep 25

    U.S. Department of Education Withdraws 2011 “Dear Colleague Letter” and 2014 Q&A on Sexual Misconduct; New Guidance Document Issued

    U.S. Department of Education Withdraws 2011 “Dear Colleague Letter” and 2014 Q&A on Sexual Misconduct; New Guidance Document Issued
    In a move that was foreshadowed by statements from the new administration, by letter dated September 22, 2017, the U.S. Education Department, Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) announced the withdrawal of the April 4, 2011 Dear…
Rank this Week: 975

Florida IP

Florida IP

Covers intellectual property developments. By Woodrow Pollack.

http://floridaip.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 28

    Want To Pursue Attorneys Fees After Invalidating A Patent in Front of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board?

    Want To Pursue Attorneys Fees After Invalidating A Patent in Front of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board?
    Not so fast.  If the case is moot because all of the claims have been extinguished, you may have foregone your ability to pursue discovery to support your claim for attorneys fees in federal court.MD Security Solutions, LLC sued…
  • Nov 22

    They're Alive! Breathing Life Back Into Our Patent System?

    They're Alive! Breathing Life Back Into Our Patent System?
    I wrote an article last year in The Tampa Tribune entitled "The Death of American Innovation?" discussing the impact of the America Invents Act (passed in 2011) on the validity and enforceability of patents in our country.   One of the…
  • Mar 28

    Florida's Patent Troll Act

    Florida's Patent Troll Act
    Last year, Florida (like a few other states) passed a "Patent Troll Prevention Act."  Fla. Stat. 501.991 et seq.  The act sought to discourage "bad faith" assertion of patent rights in Florida.  The Legislature described its…
Rank this Week: 523

Recording Industry vs The People

Recording Industry vs The People

Covers the RIAA's lawsuits of against ordinary working people.

http://recordingindustryvspeople.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 27

    Stipulated preservation order in Malibu v Doe 16 cv 1325 SDNY

    Stipulated preservation order in Malibu v Doe 16 cv 1325 SDNY
    After some negotiation, the parties entered into a stipulated preservation order in Malibu Media v. Doe, a Southern District of New York case: January 27, 2017, Stipulated Preservation Order, Hon. Jesse M. Furman, District Judge Ray…
  • Aug 24

    Judge Locke denies motion to quash in Malibu Media v Doe, stay lifted

    Judge Locke denies motion to quash in Malibu Media v Doe, stay lifted
    In Malibu Media v. Doe, EDNY 15-3504, Judge Locke has denied the defendant's motion to quash, and lifted the stay on all of the EDNY Malibu Media cases, which had all been consolidated. The Court accepted the representations of plaintiff's…
  • Jun 16

    Second Circuit rules for Vimeo on DMCA issues in Capitol Records v Vimeo

    Second Circuit rules for Vimeo on DMCA issues in Capitol Records v Vimeo
    The US Court of Appeal for the Second Circuit has overturned those parts of the District Court's rulings which were in favor of the plaintiff record companies in Capitol Records v. Vimeo. The Court decided three major issues under the…
Rank this Week: 837

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/
  • 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…
  • Jul 24

    What the University of Arkansas controversy can teach us about archival permission practice

    What the University of Arkansas controversy can teach us about archival permission practice
    (By Peter Hirtle) By now most archivists and many librarians will have heard something about the controversy concerning the use of material found in Special Collections at the University of Arkansas. Researchers from the Washington Free…
Rank this Week: 693

Trade Secrets Blog

Trade Secrets Blog

Covers trade secrets and trade legislation with a focus on the Southeastern states. By Press Millen and Todd Sullivan of Womble Carlyle.

http://wombletradesecrets.blogspot.com/
  • May 17

    "Defend Trade Secrets Act" - How Will This New Law Affect Your Business?

    "Defend Trade Secrets Act" - How Will This New Law Affect Your Business?
    With a near unanimous (410-2) vote on April 27, 2016, the House passed the “Defend Trade Secrets Act” (“DTSA”). Having already been passed by the Senate (87-0), the legislation advances to President Obama, who has…
  • Sep 17

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle
    From the Daytona Beach News-Journal of Florida, a Florida contribution to the evolving role of trade secrets, concerning old-fashioned stealing, a vendetta against a former employee, and, of course, assault weapons.The paper reports that two…
  • Sep 17

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle

    Trade Secrets of the Assault Rifle
    From the Daytona Beach News-Journal of Florida, a Florida contribution to the evolving role of trade secrets, concerning old-fashioned stealing, a vendetta against a former employee, and, of course, assault weapons. The paper reports that two…
Rank this Week: 855

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: 902

Transnational Law Blog

Transnational Law Blog

Covers laws which regulates actions or events that transcend national frontiers, including human rights, environmental law, immigration, intellectual property and space law. By Derek Deavenport, John Dermody, Travis Hodgkins and Christine Ngo.

http://transnationallawblog.typepad.com/transnational_law_blog/
  • Apr 7

    The Lure of China and Economic Activism

    The Lure of China and Economic Activism
    I wonder what do you think about Google’s decision to confront China’s censorship by pulling out of the country entirely despite a potential lost of profit for not doing its business with now the second largest economy in the word? A…
  • Apr 2

    March's Winners and Loser

    March's Winners and Loser
    We are moving further away from the double dips danger! Last month the US economy added 162,000 jobs- a strong showing of a potentially more sustained recovery for US economy. Payroll gains are largely boosted by private sectors and much less…
  • Nov 18

    Behind President Obama’s Warning of “Double Dip” Danger

    Behind President Obama’s Warning of “Double Dip” Danger
    Today, in an interview with Fox News in Beijing, President Obama warned that “the US economy could head into a ‘double-dip recession’ unless urgent steps were taken to rein back America’s mounting level of public debt,” reported the…
Rank this Week: 593

Current copyright readings

Current copyright readings

Bibliography of current articles on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, the Teach Act and other copyright issues. By M. Claire Stewart.

http://copyrightreadings.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 4

    Wal-Mart Drops DRM Servers, Customers Lose Music

    Wal-Mart Drops DRM Servers, Customers Lose Music
    Wal-Mart Drops DRM Servers, Customers Lose Musicby Scott NicholsPC World, publication date: 29 September 2008 "Wal-Mart is just following the recent trend of screwing over customers by dropping DRM, as led by Microsoft and Yahoo. Sure,…
  • May 23

    First Sale Victory in Vernor

    First Sale Victory in Vernor
    First Sale Victory in Vernorby WILLIAM PATRYPatry Copyright Blog, publication date: 22 May 2008 "...Judge Jones found that the transactions were legal. To do so, he had to wade through a thicket of court of appeals' opinions, ultimately…
  • May 23

    Microsoft news: confirms a broadcast flag, announces ODF support, drops book program

    Microsoft news: confirms a broadcast flag, announces ODF support, drops book program
    A very interesting week for Microsoft news: confirms a broadcast flag, announces ODF support, drops book programMicrosoft confirms Windows adheres to broadcast flagby Greg SandovalCNet News, publication date:18 May 2008 Open-Source File…
Rank this Week: 644

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 3616

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V.…

Fashion Counsel with Anthony V. Lupo

Arent Fox's fashion law blog highlights critical issues for designers, retailers, and manufacturers.

http://fashioncounsel.com
Rank this Week: 1203

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: 1077

The 1709 Blog

The 1709 Blog

Covers all things copyright, warts and all.

http://the1709blog.blogspot.co.uk/
  • Feb 21

    The COPYKAT muses - art for art's sake?

    The COPYKAT muses - art for art's sake?
    Although Pablo Picasso may have said that “good artists copy, but great artists steal,” copyright infringement can be a serious offence in the art world. The following stories elaborate on recent news that General Motors, the…
  • Feb 14

    THE COPYKAT

    THE COPYKAT
    This CopyKat from Mateusz RachubkaIncreased Royalty Payments for Songwriters in the USThe US Copyright Royalty Board decided to increase the amount of royalty payments that companies such as Apple, Spotify, Amazon, Google and Pandora…
  • Feb 14

    French Minister Clarifies Statutory Provision on Copyright Contract

    French Minister Clarifies Statutory Provision on Copyright Contract
    One of the striking features of French copyright law is the protection it affords to authors in their contractual dealings with would-be licensees and assignees.One of the key statutory provisions that contributes to this high level of…
Rank this Week: 1396

Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 20

    T447/13 : refus de reporter une procédure orale

    T447/13 : refus de reporter une procédure orale
    La veille de la procédure orale qui devait se tenir devant la division d'examen, le mandataire de la déposante avait envoyé un courrier expliquant qu'étant souffrant il ne pouvait participer à la…
  • Feb 18

    Projet de report de 3 ans du début de l'examen

    Projet de report de 3 ans du début de l'examen
    L'OEB a lancé une consultation sur son projet de report optionnel du début de l'examen. La tendance actuelle à l'OEB est à la réduction de la durée des procédures d'examen et d'opposition…
  • Feb 15

    Offre d'emploi

    Offre d'emploi
    Le Cabinet Beau de Loménie recrute pour son bureau de Paris  Un ingénieur brevets confirmé (h/f)  Spécialisé(e) en chimie  Mandataire européen et/ou  Conseil en…
Rank this Week: 3868

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
  • Feb 20

    The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence: Forecasting, Prevention, and Mitigation

    The Malicious Use of Artificial Intelligence: Forecasting, Prevention, and Mitigation
    In the coming decades, artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning technologies are going to transform many aspects of our world. Much of this change will be positive; the potential for benefits in areas as diverse as health,…
  • Feb 20

    Did Congress Really Expect Us to Whittle Our Own Personal Jailbreaking Tools?

    Did Congress Really Expect Us to Whittle Our Own Personal Jailbreaking Tools?
    In 1998, Congress passed the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), and profoundly changed the relationship of Americans to their property. Section 1201 of the DMCA bans the bypassing of "access controls" for copyrighted works. Originally,…
  • Feb 16

    "FREE from Chains!": Eskinder Nega is Released from Jail

    "FREE from Chains!": Eskinder Nega is Released from Jail
    Eskinder Nega, one of Ethiopia's most prominent online writers, winner of the Golden Pen of Freedom in 2014, the International Press Institute's World Press Freedom Hero for 2017, and PEN International's 2012 Freedom to Write Award, has been…
Rank this Week: 1382

Journal of the Patent and…

Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society

Covers patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

http://jptos.org
  • Feb 20

    Two Stepping with Alice in Justice Stevens' Shadow

    Two Stepping with Alice in Justice Stevens' Shadow
    Two Stepping with Alice in Justice Stevens' ShadowL. Rex Sears, Ph.D., J.D. Alice Corp. Pty. Ltd. v. CLS Bank International articulated a two-step procedure for determining patent eligibility: “[f]irst, we determine whether the…
  • Feb 13

    How to Write a Law Review Article

    How to Write a Law Review Article
    How to Write a Law Review ArticleSean BurkeIt is traditional for outgoing Editors-in-Chief at the Journal to write a short note to our readers. While there is no overarching theme to these notes, my predecessors have often discussed their…
  • Feb 5

    Patent Eligibility of Online Application Software After Internet Patents Corp. v. Active Network, Inc.

    Patent Eligibility of Online Application Software After Internet Patents Corp. v. Active Network, Inc.
    Patent Eligibility of Online Application Software After Internet Patents Corp. v. Active Network, Inc.Ping-Hsun ChenThis article analyzes a Federal Circuit decision from 2015, Internet Patents Corp. v. Active Network, Inc., 790 F.3d 1343…
Rank this Week: 1289

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/
  • Feb 20

    Seeing a Forest, Not Just Trees: Core Wireless v. LG

    Seeing a Forest, Not Just Trees: Core Wireless v. LG
    By Gregory Hopewell Do you remember obviousness before KSR v. Teleflex? To invalidate, the rule went, one must find an express rationale for combining references (a teaching, suggestion or motivation). The KSR ruling reminded us that the TSM…
  • Nov 21

    Did you hear about the statistician who drowned in a lake with an average depth of two feet?

    Did you hear about the statistician who drowned in a lake with an average depth of two feet?
    By Stuart Meyer I was reminded of this question, often posed by my dad to remind me not to become a slave to statistics, by two dramatic things that happened last week. On the one hand, at the IAM 2017 Patent Law and Policy conference in…
  • Sep 20

    Surviving Alice with an Appeal

    Surviving Alice with an Appeal
    By Mark Nowotarski This third article in the “Surviving Alice” series[1] examines how the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board has responded to the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 2014 Alice decision[2]. It also shows how applicants can…
Rank this Week: 3237

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: 2959

New Media & Technology Law Blog

New Media & Technology Law Blog

Covers intellectual property, data security, online marketing and online commerce. By Proskauer.

http://newmedialaw.proskauer.com
Rank this Week: 1565

PIT IP Tech Blog

PIT IP Tech Blog

Covers intellectual property and technology law. By Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C.

http://pitiptechblog.com/
  • Feb 20

    From Legal Tech/Law.Com news: A Bug Bounty for Discounts on Cyber Insurance

    From Legal Tech/Law.Com news: A Bug Bounty for Discounts on Cyber Insurance
    From our friends at Law.Com: In the growing market for cyber insurance, carriers are trying to compete on price.  One carrier, Coalition is offering discounts if your company creates a partnership with a “white hat hacker”…
  • Feb 16

    Merger Grows Pittsburgh Business and Litigation Law Firm Houston Harbaugh, P.C.: Strengthens Litigation Practice

    Merger Grows Pittsburgh Business and Litigation Law Firm Houston Harbaugh, P.C.: Strengthens Litigation Practice
    Pittsburgh based law firm Houston Harbaugh, P.C. has announced its merger with the former and preeminent litigation boutique Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. (PSMN®) effective January 1, 2018. The merger creates a 43 lawyer firm…
  • Feb 15

    Pit IP Tech Blog Named Top 100 IP Blog

    Pit IP Tech Blog Named Top 100 IP Blog
    by: Houston Harbaugh, P.C., Pittsburgh, Pa. We are pleased to announce that the Pit IP Tech Blog has been named one of the Top 100 IP blogs on the net by Feedspot. The Pittsburgh  law firm of Houston Harbaugh looks forward ……
Rank this Week: 3353

Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

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

http://www.deallawwire.com/
  • Feb 20

    Notice provisions in purchase agreements: to email or not to email

    Notice provisions in purchase agreements: to email or not to email
    Email has become an integral part of the way in which most businesses conduct their day-to-day affairs. According to a recent study, the number of worldwide email users will rise from 3.7 billion in 2018 to over 4.1 billion by 2021. While…
  • Feb 15

    “Two’s company, three may be a crowd”: the importance of considering third-party beneficiarie

    “Two’s company, three may be a crowd”: the importance of considering third-party beneficiarie
    In a typical M&A transaction, the vendor and the purchaser are front and centre stage. The spotlight is focused on the parties to the transaction, the negotiations and “papering” the deal. However, together with their…
  • Feb 14

    2018 merger review thresholds for Competition Act and Investment Canada Act

    2018 merger review thresholds for Competition Act and Investment Canada Act
    The threshold for certain pre-closing net benefit reviews under the Investment Canada Act (ICA) and the threshold for a pre-closing merger notification under the Competition Act have been increased for 2018. Competition…
Rank this Week: 2658

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/
  • Feb 20

    Data on the first year of the Defend Trade Secrets Act

    Data on the first year of the Defend Trade Secrets Act
    In preparing for the Evil Twin Debate on the DTSA, David Levine (Elon) and Chris Seaman (Washington & Lee) were kind enough to share a draft of their empirical study of cases arising under the first year of the Defend Trade Secrets Act.…
  • Feb 14

    Hall & Helmers on the European Patent Convention's Impact on Patent Filings and Foreign Direct Investment

    Hall & Helmers on the European Patent Convention's Impact on Patent Filings and Foreign Direct Investment
    The Impact of International Patent Systems: Evidence from Accession to the European Patent Convention, which Michael Risch posted about yesterday, caught my eye as well. As Michael explained, economists Bronwyn Hall and Christian Helmers…
  • Feb 13

    How Does Country Consolidation Affect Patenting?

    How Does Country Consolidation Affect Patenting?
    Just a short entry today about an interesting new NBER paper by Bronwyn Hall (Berkeley Economics) and Christian Helmers (Santa Clara Business) (behind a paywall, sorry, though most academics can download for free). The question is what…
Rank this Week: 2052

IP Iustitia

IP Iustitia

Discusses news, cases, legislation and anything to do with Intellectual Property law.

http://www.ipiustitia.com
  • Feb 20

    A Sole of Color - Louboutin Red Shoe Sole Potentially Possible to Register as TM, Says AG Szpunar

    A Sole of Color - Louboutin Red Shoe Sole Potentially Possible to Register as TM, Says AG Szpunar
    After discussing the Louboutin shoe sole case some time ago, one envisioned the matter going ahead to the CJEU without a hitch. Unbeknownst to this writer, the CJEU decided to assess the case in the Grand Chamber (essentially en banc), and…
  • Feb 9

    Limited Harbor Space - When Does an ISP Lose Safe Harbor Protection in the US?

    Limited Harbor Space - When Does an ISP Lose Safe Harbor Protection in the US?
    Safe harbor provisions for intermediaries on the Internet are the cornerstone of keeping it functional, open and above all fair. Without protection for intermediaries, including ISPs, many entities could create an environment of monitoring…
  • Jan 31

    That Sounds Good - Do You Have IP Rights in Your Own Voice?

    That Sounds Good - Do You Have IP Rights in Your Own Voice?
    Even though many of us don't like the sound of our own voice (although some way less than others), it is still a very personal aspect of who we are and often a very unique identifier. It can also be very valuable, with some…
Rank this Week: 2394

PharmaPatents

PharmaPatents

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

http://www.pharmapatentsblog.com
  • Feb 19

    Are These INOMax Therapeutic Method Claims Directed To A Natural Phenomenon?

    Are These INOMax Therapeutic Method Claims Directed To A Natural Phenomenon?
    In Mallinckrodt Hospital Prods. IP Ltd. v. Praxair Distrib., Inc., Judge Sleet of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware invalidated personalized method of treatment claims under 35 USC § 101 as being directed to a…
  • Feb 12

    When Does An RCE Stop The PTA Clock?

    When Does An RCE Stop The PTA Clock?
    In Novartis v. Lee (Fed. Cir. 2014), the Federal Circuit agreed with the USPTO that “time spent in a continued examination” does not count towards the three years the USPTO is allotted to examine a patent before if…
  • Feb 5

    PTAB Enters Sua Sponte Patent Eligibility Rejection

    PTAB Enters Sua Sponte Patent Eligibility Rejection
    We’ve written previously about ex parte decisions of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) affirming patent eligibility rejections that seem to be inconsistent with the USPTO’s Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance. Apparently,…
Rank this Week: 1458

Steiger Legal

Steiger Legal

Swiss Blawg – mostly in German – on current legal topics, in particular related to IP/IT.

http://www.steigerlegal.ch/
Rank this Week: 1212

Lenz Blog

Lenz Blog

Covers copyright, patents, and WTO.

http://k.lenz.name/LB
  • Feb 19

    The Moral Case Against “Bitcoin Cash”

    The Moral Case Against “Bitcoin Cash”
    Most people opposed to the “Bitcoin Cash” project are critical of their hijacking the brand name. There is no trademark protection available for the term “Bitcoin”. That means that anyone is free to call their…
  • Feb 10

    “Petro” Cryptocurrency Project

    “Petro” Cryptocurrency Project
    I think the idea of issuing a new cryptocurrency backed by Venezuela’s oil reserves is very interesting. The present state of the proposal may have some problems. But it’s a good start. For one, it probably can’t be worse…
  • Jan 16

    German Renewable Energy Revival

    German Renewable Energy Revival
    The last elections in Germany on 24 September last year still haven’t resulted in a government coalition. Now there is a new document published on January 12th that summarizes the results of talks between the CDU/CSU and the SPD…
Rank this Week: 1481

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
  • Feb 19

    WiFi One Ripple Effect & Concurrent Litigation Strategie

    WiFi One Ripple Effect & Concurrent Litigation Strategie
    PTAB Trial Practice Changes & Evolution of Parallel Litigation Two separate webinars this week for those looking to keep abreast of PTAB evolution and related litigation practices. First, up, this month’s edition of the…
  • Feb 15

    PTAB Sovereign Immunity Dispute Heads to CAFC

    PTAB Sovereign Immunity Dispute Heads to CAFC
    Federal Circuit to Consider PTAB Sovereign Immunity Defense State-affiliated entities enjoy immunity from suit in federal courts under the 11th amendment. To date, a handful of such entities have successfully leveraged the same immunity…
  • Feb 14

    CAFC Teaches Away on Teaching Away

    CAFC Teaches Away on Teaching Away
    Divergent Technical Teachings of a Primary Reference Matter in an Obviousness Analysis A popular counter-argument to an obviousness attack is that the primary reference of the combination “teaches away” from the proposed…
Rank this Week: 3554

Duncan Bucknell

Duncan Bucknell

Cover intellectual property strategies for products and services.

http://duncanbucknell.com/
  • Feb 19

    Deception and IP Strategy

    Deception and IP Strategy
    An act of deception has won many a military battle – from Sun Tzu to the Trojan Horse, from Alexander the Great, Hannibal or Napolean to the Spaniards defeating the overwhelmingly more numerous Incas. Here are some examples that I have…
  • Feb 12

    Culture eats strategy for breakfast

    Culture eats strategy for breakfast
    It’s been widely said (and attributed to Peter Drucker), that culture eats strategy for breakfast. Whilst Mark Fields made that particular phrase popular, Drucker definitely made it clear that culture will block attempts to implement a…
  • Feb 5

    Plan

    Plan
    Everyone has plans.  Those who excel at implementing ‘the plan’ are usually operating on old information. If you have up to date information and high quality analysis you can make your çompetitor’s plans…
Rank this Week: 1183

Personalized Medicine Bulletin

Personalized Medicine Bulletin

Covers legal, business and regulatory developments in the personalized medical industry. By Foley & Lardner LLP.

http://www.personalizedmedicinebulletin.com
  • Feb 19

    Over 30% of New Drug Approvals in 2017 were Personalized Medicine

    Over 30% of New Drug Approvals in 2017 were Personalized Medicine
    The Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC) recently published its “Personalized Medicine at FDA: 2017 Progress Report” (Report) that highlights drug approval developments and milestones achieved in 2017. Last year was notable for a…
  • Nov 26

    FDA Releases Stem Cell Guidance Document

    FDA Releases Stem Cell Guidance Document
    Therapies that use autologous or allogeneic stem cells are examples of early personalized therapies. Removing cells from a patient and reintroducing them to the same or a matched patient, for example, as done in bone marrow transplants or…
  • Oct 11

    FDA Approves Companion Dx for PD-L1 Inhibitor

    FDA Approves Companion Dx for PD-L1 Inhibitor
    According to the American Cancer Society (“ACS”), lung cancer (both small cell and non-small cell) is the second most common cancer in both men and women (not counting skin cancer). About 14% of all new cancers are lung cancers…
Rank this Week: 1531

Les Actifs creatifs

Les Actifs creatifs

Covers legal and commercial developments affecting all forms of intellectual property, including patent, trademark, copyright law, branding and advertising, trade dress and trade secrets. By Norton Rose Fulbright Canada.

http://www.actifscreatifs.com/
Rank this Week: 2659

QuestionCopyright.org

QuestionCopyright.org

Covers copyright and freedom-based distribution methods for artists.

http://questioncopyright.org/
  • Feb 18

    The Damage Continues: Internet Infrastructure Degraded By Copyright Enforcement

    The Damage Continues: Internet Infrastructure Degraded By Copyright Enforcement
    This is just a sad update to our earlier story, but now it's official: CloudFlare has ceased serving Sci-Hub, in accordance with the court-ordered Internet damage we wrote about earlier. Take a moment to consider: This is the same CloudFlare…
  • Oct 16

    Yes, we know the web site went bonkers.

    Yes, we know the web site went bonkers.
    Yes, we're aware that our web site suddenly went bonkers. Apparently, the upgrade from Drupal 7.54 to 7.56 broke our custom theme. We're seeking a Drupal guru now (and if you are one, please get in touch). Tags:  …
  • Sep 12

    This Was Inevitable: Copyright and ISP Blocking

    This Was Inevitable: Copyright and ISP Blocking
    It was just a matter of time before some large-scale holder of copyright monopolies tried this in the U.S... The American Chemical Society has asked a U.S. court to require Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to block access -- that is, refuse…
Rank this Week: 2883

ipwars.com

ipwars.com

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

http://ipwars.com
Rank this Week: 4456

Information Technology Law Blog

Information Technology Law Blog

Covers social media, e-discovery, privacy, and intellectual property. By Foster Swift Collins & Smith PC.

http://www.michiganitlaw.com/
  • Feb 18

    Business Rap: 2018 Nonprofit Trend

    Business Rap: 2018 Nonprofit Trend
    On January 16, Foster Swift attorney John Mashni sat down for a discussion on Business Rap, a weekly radio show and podcast that features Mid-Michigan's brightest business owners and decision makers discussing business trends, challenges…
  • Feb 13

    The Dangers of the DarkNet

    The Dangers of the DarkNet
    When people think of the term "cybercrime", things like fraud and phishing scams commonly come to mind. Less known and discussed is the “DarkNet,” a digital underworld that is inaccessible to most and where illicit marketplaces…
  • Jan 10

    Pros and Cons of Software as a Service ("SaaS")

    Pros and Cons of Software as a Service ("SaaS")
    Today, the use of software as a service ("SaaS") is widespread and the cybersecurity considerations are an afterthought. Read More › Tags: Cloud Computing, Cybersecurity, Did you Know?, IT Contracts, Technology
Rank this Week: 4412

nipc IP/it Update

nipc IP/it Update

News and comment on intellectual property, technology, media, entertainment and competition law from the UK, EC and around the world. By John Lambert.

http://nipclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Feb 18

    ASIN Numbers and Trade Marks - Birlea Furniture v Platinum

    ASIN Numbers and Trade Marks - Birlea Furniture v Platinum
    The Rolls Building Author Basher Eyre.Licence Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike 2.0 Source Wikipedia Jane Lambert Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (Judge Melissa Clarke) Birlea Furniture Ltd v Platinum…
  • Feb 5

    Transposing the Trade Secrets Directive into English Law: Confidentiality Agreement

    Transposing the Trade Secrets Directive into English Law: Confidentiality Agreement
    Chartreuse Author Jarv Licence Free Art Licence  Source Wikimedia Commons Jane Lambert Patents subsist for 20 years, copyrights for the life of the author plus 70 years but the obligation neither to disclose nor…
  • Jan 26

    What, if anything, can be salvaged from the UPC Agreement?

    What, if anything, can be salvaged from the UPC Agreement?
    Jane Lambert On 12 Feb 2018 I shall address a seminar entitled the Implications of Brexit on Intellectual Property Law which will be hosted by Queen Mary University of London Centre for Commercial Law Studies at 67-69 Lincoln's Inn Fields…
Rank this Week: 4098

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property…

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch

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

http://www.nlipw.com/
  • Feb 18

    WTO, WHO, WIPO Symposium to Examine How Innovative Technologies Can Promote Health-Related SDG

    WTO, WHO, WIPO Symposium to Examine How Innovative Technologies Can Promote Health-Related SDG
    The World Trade Organization (WTO), World Health Organization (WHO) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will on February 26, 2018, convene a symposium to discuss challenges and opportunities to ensure that innovative…
  • Feb 17

    NAFDAC Destroys N80 Million Counterfeit and Expired Product

    NAFDAC Destroys N80 Million Counterfeit and Expired Product
    Last Week, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) destroyed fake and expired drugs and unwholesome products worth N80 million at a site in Kuje, FCT – Abuja. The Director-General of [...] The post…
  • Feb 16

    NAFDAC Shuts 24 Bakeries in Borno Over Illegal, Unhygienic Practice

    NAFDAC Shuts 24 Bakeries in Borno Over Illegal, Unhygienic Practice
    At a recent News Conference, a coordinator of the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), Nasiru Mato, disclosed that 24 bakeries in Maiduguri metropolis of Borno State have been shut down [...] The post NAFDAC…
Rank this Week: 1053

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: 3270

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
  • Feb 17

    New Patent Design Unveiling – March 11, 2018

    New Patent Design Unveiling – March 11, 2018
    For only the second time in a hundred years, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has redesigned the patent grant cover. Often decorated with an iconic ribbon and seal, patent covers are what we generally think of as the…
  • Feb 14

    They Invented What? (No. 35)

    They Invented What? (No. 35)
    Originally posted on Anticipate This!™ | Patent and Trademark Law Blog: U.S. Pat. No. 6,024,386:  Aroma-generating greeting card.   Background: This invention relates generally to greeting cards, and more particularly to…
  • Feb 11

    Happy National Inventors’ Day 2018!

    Happy National Inventors’ Day 2018!
    Per Wikipedia: In recognition of the enormous contribution inventors make to the nation and the world, the Congress, pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 140 (Public Law 97 – 198), has designated February 11, the anniversary of the birth…
Rank this Week: 1814

TechnoLlama

TechnoLlama

Covers copyrights, creative commons, DRM, open source and more. By Andres Guadamuz.

http://www.technollama.co.uk
  • Feb 17

    Why are we still struggling with hyper-linking and copyright law?

    Why are we still struggling with hyper-linking and copyright law?
    Back in the 90s, copyright law was concerned about the issue of linking to content, in some quarters it was considered that linking to content required some sort of permission because it would be an act similar to that of making the work…
  • Feb 10

    The Memification of knowledge: Is the Internet is making us less informed?

    The Memification of knowledge: Is the Internet is making us less informed?
    I love the Internet. Games. Netflix. Twitter. Cat gifs. Memes. The whole world’s knowledge at your fingertips. Expert opinion, peer reviewed articles, books in the public domain, online encyclopaedias. Never in history has been so much…
  • Feb 6

    Crypto Utopia in Puerto Rico: Digital evangelism or disaster capitalism?

    Crypto Utopia in Puerto Rico: Digital evangelism or disaster capitalism?
    I’ve always had a natural aversion against certain brand of California techbros. They usually feature a unique combination of entitlement, privilege and confidence that allows them to make spectacularly tone-deaf statements. The Kony…
Rank this Week: 1476

Delaware Intellectual Property…

Delaware Intellectual Property Litigation

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

http://delawareintellectualproperty.foxrothschild.com/
Rank this Week: 2401

Trade Secrets Watch

Trade Secrets Watch

By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/trade-secrets-watch/
Rank this Week: 2344