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OC Patent Lawyer

OC Patent Lawyer

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

http://ocpatentlawyer.com
  • Feb 8

    What are the patent marking requirements and its benefits?

    What are the patent marking requirements and its benefits?
    In order to ensure maximum compensation for any infringements on your patents, your products should include a clear patent marking to show that they are protected. Let’s dive-in: Patent marking provides constructive notice to the public…
  • Feb 8

    What are the patent marking requirements and its benefits?

    What are the patent marking requirements and its benefits?
    Introduction Patent marking provides constructive notice to the public of your patent.  Constructive notice is given to the public of your patent by affixing the patent number on the patented product.  By doing so, alleged…
  • Dec 21

    Licensing Termination Provision

    Licensing Termination Provision
    Licensing Termination Provisions for Under-performing License Agreements After securing a patent on an invention and you are making money, another company may want to use the patented technology in their product or service. To give a business…
Rank this Week: 4598

Carter Law Firm Blog

Carter Law Firm Blog

Covers intellectual property and social media. By Ruth Carter.

http://carterlawaz.com/blog/
  • Feb 8

    GDPR: How to Handle a Data Breach

    GDPR: How to Handle a Data Breach
    Every company that sends commercial emails to people who reside in the EU or process their data has to comply with the new privacy law, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). This law has specific rules about how companies have to…
  • Feb 1

    GDPR: Protecting Personal Data

    GDPR: Protecting Personal Data
    The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the new privacy law that goes into effect on May 25, 2018. Every company that sends commercial email to the European Union must comply with it, even if you’re not located in the EU. The…
  • Jan 25

    GDPR: Full Disclosure Required

    GDPR: Full Disclosure Required
    If you’ve been following this blog, you know I’m all about preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as it applies to content marketing. This rule applies to every company that sends commercial emails to anyone…
Rank this Week: 4172

LegalTXTS

LegalTXTS

Covers law and technology, with an emphasis on legal issues regarding digital media, privacy and data security, and information management. By Elijah Yip.

http://www.legaltxts.com/
  • Feb 7

    Login Lessons From the Hawaii Missile Alert Fiasco

    Login Lessons From the Hawaii Missile Alert Fiasco
    Phones across Hawaii lit up at 8:07 a.m. on January 13, 2018 with an alert that a ballistic missile was hurtling toward the state.  Two minutes later, Governor David Ige learned that the alert was mistakenly sent.  But it took…
  • Sep 14

    Vision-Impaired Customer of Grocery Chain Becomes First Plaintiff to Win ADA Website Accessibility Claim After Trial

    Vision-Impaired Customer of Grocery Chain Becomes First Plaintiff to Win ADA Website Accessibility Claim After Trial
    A lawsuit against grocery chain Winn-Dixie became the first case of its kind to produce a decision holding, after a trial, that a public accommodation violated the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) because its website was inaccessible to…
  • Jun 22

    Firing of Employee For Posting Profanity-Laced Facebook Comments Ruled Illegal

    Firing of Employee For Posting Profanity-Laced Facebook Comments Ruled Illegal
    Social media seems to be a favorite forum for employees to complain about their workplace.  Firing employees for posting work-related social media messages can land an employer in trouble.  But is management absolutely forbidden…
Rank this Week: 2096

LeJune Law Firm Blog

LeJune Law Firm Blog

Covers copyright infringement issues.

http://www.copyrightsuit.net
  • Feb 7

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  • Mar 27

    Photographer’s copyright lawsuit calls Bauer ethics into question

    Photographer’s copyright lawsuit calls Bauer ethics into question
    Jim Olive has spent the better part of his career stepping onto helicopters with a camera and gyro-stabilizer in hand, fighting against gravity to get that slow-shutter shot of his signature nighttime skyline. His fifty-year experience as a…
  • Aug 15

    About Copyright Infringement

    About Copyright Infringement
    A copyright is a form of protection granted to the author of an original work. This work could be a song, a painting, a picture, poetry, movies, software, books, and even architecture. If you have created an original work and ……
Rank this Week: 2501

Registro de Marcas

Registro de Marcas

Discusses trademarks and copyrights in Mexico.

http://www.registrodemarcas.co/
  • Feb 6

    Impedimentos Legales para el Registro de Marca

    Impedimentos Legales para el Registro de Marca
    Autor: Rafael Giménez Camacho Antes de solicitar el registro de una marca es recomendable realizar la Búsqueda Fonética de Anterioridades (BFA) pero antes de dicho estudio es necesario saber si la marca es viable…
  • Jan 15

    Marcas Nominativas Protección y Defensa

    Marcas Nominativas Protección y Defensa
    El tipo de marca que se optará para su registro, radica en la naturaleza de su diseño. En este post comentaremos algunos puntos de interés acera de las marcas nominativas protección y defensa de las mismas. En…
  • Oct 16

    Caducidad de Marcas Criterios Actuales en el IMPI y los Tribunale

    Caducidad de Marcas Criterios Actuales en el IMPI y los Tribunale
    Autor: Lic. Rafael Giménez Camacho El título de registro de marca, concede a su titular el derecho a usar de manera exclusiva la marca por un término de diez años, contados desde la presentación de su…
Rank this Week: 3387

Director's Forum: David Kappos'…

Director's Forum: David Kappos' Public Blog

From the US Patent and Trademark Office.

http://www.uspto.gov/blog/director/
  • Feb 6

    Spotlight on Commerce: Bismarck Myrick, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

    Spotlight on Commerce: Bismarck Myrick, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    Blog about the USPTO from the Department of Commerce Ed. note: This post is part of the Spotlight on Commerce series highlighting the contributions of Department of Commerce employees during Black History Month. As the Director of the…
  • Jan 12

    Successful Track Record of Patents Customer Partnership Meeting

    Successful Track Record of Patents Customer Partnership Meeting
    Guest blog by Commissioner for Patents Drew Hirshfeld and Deputy Commissioner for Patent Operations Andy Faile In 2017, the USPTO’s Technology Centers held ten Patents Customer Partnership Meetings, and based on their success, we plan…
  • Jan 5

    Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Celebrates 60 Year

    Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Celebrates 60 Year
    Guest blog by Chief Administrative Trademark Judge Gerard Rogers and Administrative Trademark Judge Susan Hightower Employees of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) like to say: “We have our trials, but our work is…
Rank this Week: 4108

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

Volpe and Koenig IP Law Blog

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

http://vklaw.com/category/blog/
  • Feb 6

    USPTO Federal Trademark Registrations: Now Rated M for Mature Audience

    USPTO Federal Trademark Registrations: Now Rated M for Mature Audience
    By Michael F. Snyder and Jamie K. Unger Many consumers and companies are familiar with trademarks in some form or another, but until a recent Federal Circuit ruling, companies and individuals... read more
  • Jan 30

    United We Infringe, Divided We May Infringe

    United We Infringe, Divided We May Infringe
    By John C. Donch Jr. and Jamie K. Unger Divided infringement, or infringement carried out by multiple actors, seemed like an easy escape from accusations of direct infringement for entities... read more
  • Jan 10

    Use of Video Deposits to Supplement Enablement Requirement

    Use of Video Deposits to Supplement Enablement Requirement
    By Abhik A. Huq and Brandon R. Theiss Videos are worth more than a picture, which in turn is only equal to a thousand words, in describing an invention and... read more
Rank this Week: 2493

Trademark Opposition Lawyer

Trademark Opposition Lawyer

Provides advice and commentary regarding trademark opposition matters.

http://www.trademarklitigationguide.com
  • Feb 5

    Trademark Opposition Strategies for Inhouse Trademark Counsel

    Trademark Opposition Strategies for Inhouse Trademark Counsel
    Trademark opposition costs in the United States are some of the highest in the world.   Estimates for a full trial on the merits before the U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board can exceed $100,000 or more compared to half the cost…
  • Jan 24

    Twitter Accused of Trademark Infringement

    Twitter Accused of Trademark Infringement
    While the term trademark infringement is less than 140 characters, its implications could be costly to a ubiquitous online communications giant. Twitter, the online news and social networking service, has been accused of trademark…
  • Jan 22

    Trademark infringement hits a majority of brands in 2017

    Trademark infringement hits a majority of brands in 2017
    How prevalent is trademark infringement?  According to a recent Compumark Clarivate Analytics report, global brands fall victim to it at an alarming rate. The report, The Trademark Ecosystem: Insights from Intellectual Property…
Rank this Week: 2743

TorrentLawyer

TorrentLawyer

Exposes strategies and schemes of copyright trolls. By Cashman Law Firm, PLLC.

https://torrentlawyer.com
  • Feb 4

    IGNORE route representation empowers a defendant to say “NO” to extortion.

    IGNORE route representation empowers a defendant to say “NO” to extortion.
    TorrentLawyer™ John Doe lawsuits, Malibu Media ISP SubpoenasIGNORE route representation empowers a defendant to say “NO” to extortion. Why I love the IGNORE route for our innocent clients. I wanted to take a moment to share…
  • Nov 15

    WHY COPYRIGHT TROLL NON-PRACTICING ENTITIES SHOULD NOT BENEFIT FROM COPYRIGHT LAWS.

    WHY COPYRIGHT TROLL NON-PRACTICING ENTITIES SHOULD NOT BENEFIT FROM COPYRIGHT LAWS.
    TorrentLawyer™ John Doe lawsuits, Malibu Media ISP SubpoenasWHY COPYRIGHT TROLL NON-PRACTICING ENTITIES SHOULD NOT BENEFIT FROM COPYRIGHT LAWS. Who is the “Real Party in Interest” in the Strike Three Holdings movie lawsuits?…
  • Nov 14

    How similar are Strike 3 Holdings and Malibu Media lawsuits?

    How similar are Strike 3 Holdings and Malibu Media lawsuits?
    TorrentLawyer™ John Doe lawsuits, Malibu Media ISP SubpoenasHow similar are Strike 3 Holdings and Malibu Media lawsuits? Malibu Media lawsuits paved the way for Strike 3 Holdings subpoenas. In March of this year I suggested that the…
Rank this Week: 2712

Re:Marks on Copyright and…

Re:Marks on Copyright and Trademark

By DLA Piper.

http://www.remarksblog.com
  • Feb 2

    SCOTUS INVITES SOLICITOR GENERAL’S POSITION ON COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION PRE-SUIT REQUIREMENT

    SCOTUS INVITES SOLICITOR GENERAL’S POSITION ON COPYRIGHT REGISTRATION PRE-SUIT REQUIREMENT
    By Tamar Duvdevani and Matthew Ganas (with contributions from Michael Varrige) The Copyright Act (the “Act”) permits copyright holders to bring civil infringement actions in federal district courts to enforce the exclusive rights…
  • Jan 24

    ATHLETES’ RIGHT OF PUBLICITY CLAIMS DIRECTED TO SPORTS VIDEO GAMES NOT PREEMPTED BY COPYRIGHT ACT

    ATHLETES’ RIGHT OF PUBLICITY CLAIMS DIRECTED TO SPORTS VIDEO GAMES NOT PREEMPTED BY COPYRIGHT ACT
    By: Frank Ryan and Matt Ganas (with contribution from Michael Varrige) The California federal district court, in Davis v. Electronic Arts Inc., recently issued the latest in a series of decisions involving athletes’ right of publicity…
  • Jan 16

    INSTA-WORTHY OR INSTA-INFRINGEMENT

    INSTA-WORTHY OR INSTA-INFRINGEMENT
    By Ryan C. Compton, Ashley H. Joyce, and Naomi E. Abraham (Washington, D.C.) Today’s means of communication is ever more dependent on social media.  Whether you’re an individual, a one-woman shop, a fortune-500 company, or…
Rank this Week: 4357

Wisconsin Probate & Estate…

Wisconsin Probate & Estate Planning Blog

Covers estate planning, trusts and wills. By Krause Donovan Estate Law Partners, LLC

http://www.madisontrustlaw.com/
  • Feb 2

    Create an Authorization for Final Disposition to Ensure Your Burial Wishes are Carried Out

    Create an Authorization for Final Disposition to Ensure Your Burial Wishes are Carried Out
    Planning for your burial is another important part of one’s estate that can often be overlooked when it comes time to planning other aspects like creating a last will and testament, assigning an executor, or creating various types of…
  • Jan 26

    How a Life Estate Deed can Help You Transfer Property but Stay in Your Home

    How a Life Estate Deed can Help You Transfer Property but Stay in Your Home
    When it comes time to plan your estate, there are many way to pass on real estate to avoid paying costly expenses. One transfer method with tax advantages that may work for some folks is known as the estate deed. Essentially, an estate deed…
  • Jan 19

    What is a Living Will?

    What is a Living Will?
    Estate planning covers more than just creating a last will and testament to distribute your assets upon passing away. While none of us expects to find ourselves in a situation in which we cannot dictate the terms of our medical treatment in…
Rank this Week: 4243

Copyright & Trademark Matters

Copyright & Trademark Matters

Offers insights and developments in copyright and trademark law. By Mintz Levin.

http://www.copyrighttrademarkmatters.com
Rank this Week: 4077

UsefulArts.us

UsefulArts.us

Covers online branding and the law.

http://usefularts.us
  • Jan 25

    Why Some Digital Platforms Dominate: the Drivers of Network Effect

    Why Some Digital Platforms Dominate: the Drivers of Network Effect
    Uber and AirBnB are widely celebrated innovators. By thinking about how each gains advantage for network effect, I hope that we can get beyond simply recognizing the strength of their business growth or reputation, to appreciate how their…
  • Dec 31

    Bitcoin Bros and Anxiety at the Top of the Business Cycle

    Bitcoin Bros and Anxiety at the Top of the Business Cycle
    Its been a remarkable year in investment, politics and culture. This is my personal take on where we're at - and a first swing at what we can improve together in the new year. I'd love to here your thoughts and plans, and to encourage them…
  • Nov 4

    You’re invited to Life After Launch, the webinar

    You’re invited to Life After Launch, the webinar
    Surviving even a highly successful hospital website can be a bit harrowing. Often resources have been diverted from other projects, so the combinatin of latent needs and post-launch fixes can result in more activity after the launch than…
Rank this Week: 3666

Technology Law Source

Technology Law Source

Brings together concepts that cut across traditional intellectual property lines, addressing both evolving technologies and concerns about privacy and data security. By Porter Wright.

http://www.technologylawsource.com/
  • Jan 24

    The federal landscape on self-driving car

    The federal landscape on self-driving car
    Motivated by the unprecedented spike in automotive fatalities in 2015, mostly caused by human error, the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), has embraced…
  • Jan 9

    ADA Website filings show no sign of slowing down

    ADA Website filings show no sign of slowing down
    Regardless of industry, website accessibility has become an area of focus for ADA litigation. My colleague, Jamie LaPlante, was recently interviewed by the Bristol Herald Courier regarding a filing against Highlands Union Bank in the U.S.…
  • Oct 4

    DMCA agent requirements changing by end of year

    DMCA agent requirements changing by end of year
    In December 2016, the United States Copyright Office introduced an online registration system and electronically generated directory to replace the office’s old paper-based system and directory for filing DMCA agent information. The…
Rank this Week: 2395

AllThingsPatent

AllThingsPatent

Discusses best practices and industry trends in the Intellectual Property space. By MaxVal.

http://blog.maxval.com/
  • Jan 24

    Acquisition and Predictive Analysi

    Acquisition and Predictive Analysi
    It’s been a busy year for mergers and acquisitions, with a number of billion dollar deals that happened. We tracked and analyzed over 700 Mergers & Acquisitions that occurred in 2017 and extracted the 20 largest deals…
  • Oct 31

    6 Signs That Your Invention Management Solution Is Strained

    6 Signs That Your Invention Management Solution Is Strained
    Is my invention management solution rational? As an IP Counsel, you already know from experience how crucial the invention disclosure is, as is having a scalable and future-ready Invention Management Solution (IMS) in place, because the…
  • Sep 14

    Is your patent getting the life it deserves?

    Is your patent getting the life it deserves?
    Patent Term Adjustments (PTAs) alter the patent term and are meant to account for delays in patent prosecution, and usually increase the life of the patent beyond their normal 20 year term. They are usually calculated by accounting for…
Rank this Week: 2691

Creative Law Network Blog

Creative Law Network Blog

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

http://creativelawnetwork.com/updates/
  • Jan 23

    Bohemian Foundation Supports Music with Muse Grant

    Bohemian Foundation Supports Music with Muse Grant
    Fort Collins' Bohemian Foundation is providing musical organizations with a new competitive grant program: Muse. With the goal of strengthening the community through music, Muse is available to like-minded organizations in Northern…
  • Jan 10

    Dave Ratner Named as a 5280 Top Lawyer for 2018!

    Dave Ratner Named as a 5280 Top Lawyer for 2018!
    We at Creative Law Network are proud to announce that our own Dave Ratner has been listed by 5280 Magazine as a Top Lawyer for Entertainment & Sports Law for 2018! This list is compiled and voted upon by peers, and Dave has had the honor…
  • Dec 6

    The Benefits of Dogs in the Workplace

    The Benefits of Dogs in the Workplace
    What do Google, Ben and Jerry's and Creative Law Network all have in common? We all allow dogs in the workplace! According to a Pets at Work survey conducted by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, employees who brought their furry friends to work…
Rank this Week: 2577

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/
  • Jan 23

    Michael I. Santucci Included in 2018 List of Florida “Super Lawyers”

    Michael I. Santucci Included in 2018 List of Florida “Super Lawyers”
    Michael I. Santucci has been selected to the 2018 Florida Super Lawyers list for Intellectual Property. No more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers. Super Lawyers, part of Thomson Reuters, is a rating…
  • Dec 8

    P.L.U.R. to Steve Koch

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

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

    Wu-Tang Clan opposes trademark application for “Woof-Tang Clan”
    Recently, Robert Diggs, p/k/a RZA, opposed a trademark application for the mark WOOF-TANG CLAN.[1] RZA is one of the leaders of the hip-hop group WU-TANG CLAN and alleges to be the owner of multiple trademark registrations containing the mark…
Rank this Week: 3111

Control Protect & Leverage

Control Protect & Leverage

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

http://www.coloradoiplaw.com/resources/blog/
  • Jan 17

    Bitcoin – A Bit Shady

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

    Consumer Reviews – The Rules Have Changed

    Consumer Reviews – The Rules Have Changed
    The March 2017 passage of the Consumer Review Fairness Act protects people’s ability to share their honest opinions about a business’ products, services or conduct. By Peter Lemire There’s no doubt in today’s…
  • Oct 25

    SmashBurger and the War on Naming Right

    SmashBurger and the War on Naming Right
    How can you be proactive when founding a new company or branding a new product to avoid trademark infringement disputes By Kurt Leyendecker Recently, the management at Colorado’s own SmashBurger decided to name its new burger the Triple…
Rank this Week: 4224

Lawyers on Tap

Lawyers on Tap

By Verrill Dana LLP. Provides a resource to craft beverage producers interested in keeping abreast of legal developments and navigating the challenges unique to the industry.

http://beveragelawupdate.com
  • Jan 17

    Trump’s Tax Plan WILL Affect You – But How?

    Trump’s Tax Plan WILL Affect You – But How?
    On December 22, 2017, in one of the fastest-moving pieces of legislation to come across a President’s desk, President Trump signed into law a bill generally known as the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.” The Act will undoubtedly…
  • Jan 15

    America’s Craft Beer Community Springs into Nashville

    America’s Craft Beer Community Springs into Nashville
    This spring, the craft brewing community will take over America’s Music City for the Craft Brewers Conference and BrewExpo America®, presented by the Brewers Association, from April 30 to May 3. Joining them at this year’s…
  • Dec 14

    It’s Only “Natural:” Avoiding the Risk of Consumer Lawsuits Over Food Label

    It’s Only “Natural:” Avoiding the Risk of Consumer Lawsuits Over Food Label
    Americans are increasingly sensitive to the ingredients that go into the food that we eat. Recently, Congress passed a law requiring manufacturers to label or place QR codes on products containing or made from genetically modified organisms…
Rank this Week: 3329

Internet on Trial

Internet on Trial

Discusses current legal topics in the media, sports, and entertainment industries. By Joseph A. Bahgat.

http://www.internetontrial.com/
  • Jan 17

    Is it Possible to Get Defamatory Search Results Removed from Google?

    Is it Possible to Get Defamatory Search Results Removed from Google?
    The short answer is: Yes. But it’s not easy. It’s pretty common that every week I’ll get a call or email from a small business owner, or another attorney (who represents a small business owner) asking about how to get a…
  • Nov 22

    When you delete something, is it really ‘gone’?

    When you delete something, is it really ‘gone’?
    Have you ever posted something hastily on social media, and then deleted it later, after coming into your rational mind? Lots of people do it, and while oftentimes it does the trick, it isn’t a reliable way of removing something once…
  • Oct 18

    Is All Your Software and Firmware Up To Date?

    Is All Your Software and Firmware Up To Date?
    Do you ignore messages like this? A recent study analyzing the security health of 4.6 million endpoint devices, which included 3.5 million mobile phones across multiple industries and geographic regions revealed that across all devices…
Rank this Week: 3912

IP Law Alert

IP Law Alert

By Gibbons, P.C.

http://www.iplawalert.com
  • Jan 12

    TC Heartland Changed Controlling Law for Waiver of the Right to Object to Venue Under Rule 12

    TC Heartland Changed Controlling Law for Waiver of the Right to Object to Venue Under Rule 12
    The Federal Circuit recently decided In re Micron, in which the panel resolved a district court split, holding that TC Heartland v. Kraft Foods changed controlling law for the purposes of Rule 12 waiver. Micron petitioned the Federal…
  • Jan 11

    Recent Federal Circuit Decision Illustrates Challenges in Proving Obviousne

    Recent Federal Circuit Decision Illustrates Challenges in Proving Obviousne
    This non-precedential decision is of interest not for any new exposition of patent law but merely as a convenient marker to demonstrate how far the pendulum has swung away from the recent loose standards allowing disparate references to be…
  • Jan 5

    Wendy Stein Promoted to Director in Intellectual Property Department

    Wendy Stein Promoted to Director in Intellectual Property Department
    Gibbons P.C. is pleased to announce that Wendy R. Stein has been named a Director in the Intellectual Property Department in the firm’s New York office, effective January 2, 2018. “We are extremely proud of Wendy and we look…
Rank this Week: 4327

Medical and Dental Device…

Medical and Dental Device Patenting Blog

Practical information, news, and commentary on patenting medical and dental products, processes, and software. By John Rizvi.

http://www.medicaldevicepatentattorneys.com/
Rank this Week: 3462

Web-Tones

Web-Tones

Covers copyright, patents, privacy and trademark. By the Digital Business Law Group.

http://www.lawtechtv.com/
  • Jan 2

    GDPR Survival Guide LinkedIn Group

    GDPR Survival Guide LinkedIn Group
    The purpose of this group is to discuss and share knowledge related to the EU's General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"). One way to think about the GDPR is "HIPAA for everyone," especially if you are in the EU OR, more...
  • Sep 14

    FREE Webinar: Developing a Breach Response Plan

    FREE Webinar: Developing a Breach Response Plan
    Title: Developing a Breach Response Plan Description: This webinar discusses the key components necessary to build an effective Breach Response Plan and how said plan interacts with other components of your HIPAA Compliance Initiative…
  • Aug 20

    FREE HIPAA Implementation Detailed Project Plan

    FREE HIPAA Implementation Detailed Project Plan
    This Post contains access to the new HIPAA Implementation Detailed Project Plan. The HIPAA Implementation Project Plan is organized by Chunks/Sprints to support rapid completion your HIPAA Compliance Initiative ("HCI"). High-Level Tracks…
Rank this Week: 3949

Fair Competition Law Blog

Fair Competition Law Blog

Covers trade secrets, noncompetes, privacy and security, the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, trademarks, copyrights, and business torts. By Russell Beck.

https://www.faircompetitionlaw.com/
  • Jan 1

    Vermont and New Hampshire Introduce Bills to Limit Noncompete

    Vermont and New Hampshire Introduce Bills to Limit Noncompete
    Proposed legislation banning noncompetes has become de rigueur. Two more states – Vermont and New Hampshire – have introduced noncompete bills in just the past two weeks. Vermont’s bill would ban all employee noncompete…
  • Dec 24

    Pennsylvania Legislators Propose Noncompete Ban

    Pennsylvania Legislators Propose Noncompete Ban
    Early this year, Pennsylvania joined the bandwagon of states considering modifying their noncompete laws. (For a comprehensive list and on-going updates, see Changing Trade Secrets | Noncompete Laws.) At that time, it was considering…
  • Nov 22

    New Jersey Takes a Page Out of Massachusetts Noncompete Reform Book

    New Jersey Takes a Page Out of Massachusetts Noncompete Reform Book
    The New Jersey legislature is considering noncompete reform. The current bill, Senate Bill 3518, largely tracks the concepts – and, in some instances, the language – of the Massachusetts bills that I drafted for Representative…
Rank this Week: 2988

Elman Technology Law

Elman Technology Law

Covers intellectual property and internet business law. By Elman Technology Law, P.C.

http://elman.com
  • Dec 22

    Happy New Year 2018

    Happy New Year 2018
    As 2017 winds down, we at Elman Technology Law wish you a very Merry Christmas and a New Year full of health, happiness, and success. 2017 was full of noteworthy events, and we thought we’d highlight a few items that especially affect…
  • Dec 22

    Can Tribes and State Universities Use Sovereign Immunity to Avoid Patent Litigation?

    Can Tribes and State Universities Use Sovereign Immunity to Avoid Patent Litigation?
    You may have seen our firm’s recent e-mail regarding the efforts of a drug company to prevent its patents from being invalidated by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) Allergan had transferred certain patents to St. Regis Mohawk…
  • Sep 20

    Cybersecurity … after the Equifax revelation

    Cybersecurity … after the Equifax revelation
    Gerry to Speak About Cybersecurity After Equifax Breach.  Reports of security breaches at Equifax have focused attention on the need to follow practices that maximize protection of  sensitive and valuable information. At Elman…
Rank this Week: 4386

Patent Law News

Patent Law News

By the Damon R. Hickman Law Firm.

http://www.fwpatentattorney.com/patent-law-news/
  • Dec 20

    Does the Speed of Technology Dilute the Value of Patents?

    Does the Speed of Technology Dilute the Value of Patents?
    We had a client ask us whether investing in a patent was prudent considering the high evolutionary rate of technology. Cellular phones have a life cycle of approximately 18 months as compared to the typical 18 months to obtain a first office…
  • Nov 23

    The Alarm Fork #wackypatentwednesday

    The Alarm Fork #wackypatentwednesday
    Stick a Fork In It! Looking forward to that Thanksgiving meal?  Want to indulge, but not deal with the bulge? Inventors Nicole Dubois and Susan Springfield have the patent for you. In 1995, they patented an “Alarm Fork”, so…
  • Nov 9

    Weird and Wacky Patents #wackywednesday

    Weird and Wacky Patents #wackywednesday
    Smile and the world smiles with you. It’s amazing what a smile can do. These days it is too easy to let world events influence your outlook on life. Sometimes a smile is all it takes to remind us of what is really important. The... The…
Rank this Week: 2257

OberIPWatch

OberIPWatch

Covers IP issues of importance to clients in science, technology, healthcare, education, media and the arts. By Ober Kaler.

http://oberipwatch.com/
Rank this Week: 4631

ef yeah copyright law

ef yeah copyright law

Focuses on sharing news, information and resources about copyright and trademark law, privacy and security issues, contracts, including Terms of Use and license agreements, as well as caselaw, law suits and new legislation that could impact IP laws in the US and elsewhere.

http://www.isfanficlegal.com/
  • Dec 17

    YouTube briefly took down FCC chairman Ajit Pai

    YouTube briefly took down FCC chairman Ajit Pai
    YouTube briefly took down FCC chairman Ajit Pai: Public Knowledge attorney Meredith Rose is quoted in this excellent article, discussing whether Pai’s unbecoming, unprofessional and ridiculous video made fair use of the Harlem Shake…
  • Nov 26

    olennawhitewyne: enoughtohold: if you really think that by 30 (or other arbitrary age) people...

    olennawhitewyne: enoughtohold: if you really think that by 30 (or other arbitrary age) people...
    olennawhitewyne: enoughtohold: if you really think that by 30 (or other arbitrary age) people should stop having unusual or fun/silly interests like you have and should care only about taxes and briefcases, i hope you can cope with the fact…
  • Nov 24

    inkandcayenne: tywinning asked you: 2012-08-09 03:37 As a professor, may I ask you what you think...

    inkandcayenne: tywinning asked you: 2012-08-09 03:37 As a professor, may I ask you what you think...
    inkandcayenne: tywinning asked you: 2012-08-09 03:37 As a professor, may I ask you what you think about fanfiction? I think fanfiction is literature and literature, for the most part, is fanfiction, and that anyone that dismisses it simply…
Rank this Week: 3161

Intellectual Property Law for the…

Intellectual Property Law for the Startup Phase

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, technology and business. By John Lindsay.

http://blog.startupipservices.com/
  • Dec 12

    Software Patents – Innovation is Usually in the Detail

    Software Patents – Innovation is Usually in the Detail
      The importance of detail in software patent applications (and practically speaking other categories) cannot be understated. The video discusses some issues around detail in a patent application. Some takeaways Make an effort to…
  • Feb 12

    The Possible Impact of Alice v. CLS Bank on Chemical Invention

    The Possible Impact of Alice v. CLS Bank on Chemical Invention
    Below are excerpts of slides from my presentation at an American Chemical Society meeting where I mention the possible impact of the recent Alice v. CLS Bank Supreme Court decision on chemical inventions. 1. What Can Be Patented? 35 U.S.C.…
  • Nov 19

    SWRM 2014 – Is ‘Alice’ in the Chemical Wonderland?

    SWRM 2014 – Is ‘Alice’ in the Chemical Wonderland?
    The potential impact of the recent Alice v. CLS decision on chemical patents. Slides for SWRM35
Rank this Week: 4368

Fashion Intellectual Property Blog

Fashion Intellectual Property Blog

Covers fashion trademark and copyright issues, and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board proceedings. By Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie.

https://blog.lrrc.com/fashion/
Rank this Week: 3005

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers business-related legal current events and topics in areas including: litigation, labor law, creditors' remedies, real estate law, mediation and arbitration, construction law, intellectual property, and more.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Nov 22

    Do Your Pay Practices Comply with Minnesota Overtime Laws?

    Do Your Pay Practices Comply with Minnesota Overtime Laws?
    Last month, an overtime class action lawsuit affecting workers in Minnesota ended in a seven-figure settlement for the plaintiffs.   In Acevedo v. Brightview Landscapes, a group of landscapers from Minnesota and several other states sued…
  • Nov 7

    6 Tips on How to Run an HOA Annual Meeting Effectively

    6 Tips on How to Run an HOA Annual Meeting Effectively
    (Originally published in CIC Midwest 2017 Summer Edition. To visit their site, click here.)   Time for an annual meeting? All homeowner associations (HOA’s) are required to have an annual meeting each year. In addition to any other…
  • Sep 28

    MCIOA Amendments Change Construct Defect Claims Proce

    MCIOA Amendments Change Construct Defect Claims Proce
    A new law attempts to slow construction defect litigation.   You have likely heard about the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act (MCIOA) amendments for some time — legislation, H.F. 1538, which was recently signed into law by…
Rank this Week: 3169

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Bernick Lifson Business Law Blog

Covers topics related to business law, including intellectual property, trademarks, litigation, and employment law.

http://www.bernicklifson.com/blog/
  • Nov 22

    Do Your Pay Practices Comply with Minnesota Overtime Laws?

    Do Your Pay Practices Comply with Minnesota Overtime Laws?
    Last month, an overtime class action lawsuit affecting workers in Minnesota ended in a seven-figure settlement for the plaintiffs.   In Acevedo v. Brightview Landscapes, a group of landscapers from Minnesota and several other states sued…
  • Nov 7

    6 Tips on How to Run an HOA Annual Meeting Effectively

    6 Tips on How to Run an HOA Annual Meeting Effectively
    (Originally published in CIC Midwest 2017 Summer Edition. To visit their site, click here.)   Time for an annual meeting? All homeowner associations (HOA’s) are required to have an annual meeting each year. In addition to any other…
  • Sep 28

    MCIOA Amendments Change Construct Defect Claims Proce

    MCIOA Amendments Change Construct Defect Claims Proce
    A new law attempts to slow construction defect litigation.   You have likely heard about the Minnesota Common Interest Ownership Act (MCIOA) amendments for some time — legislation, H.F. 1538, which was recently signed into law by…
Rank this Week: 3283

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/
  • 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…
  • Jun 9

    Examiner Citations of Smartgene, Cyberfone Drop After McRo Memo

    Examiner Citations of Smartgene, Cyberfone Drop After McRo Memo
    By Robert R. Sachs After Alice, the USPTO's various guidance memoranda included references to non-precedential Federal Circuit decisions, particularly Smartgene, Cyberfone, and Planet Bingo, as examples of patent-ineligible subject matter.…
Rank this Week: 4640

Secure Your Trademark

Secure Your Trademark

Covers trademarks news and happenings. By the Law Office of Xavier Morales.

https://secureyourtrademark.com/blog/
  • Nov 17

    Google Trademark

    Google Trademark
    From their Wikipedia page: Google LLC is an American multinational technology company that specializes in Internet-related services and products. These include online advertising technologies, search, cloud computing, software, and hardware.…
  • Nov 15

    Donald Trump Trademark

    Donald Trump Trademark
    From his Wikipedia page: Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was…
  • Nov 12

    Amazon Brand Registry Trademark Requirement

    Amazon Brand Registry Trademark Requirement
    After a several weeks-long closure, the Amazon Brand Registry reopened in May 2017 with several changes. The Amazon Brand Registry offers protections to private sellers who have registered trademarks. It offers such protections as predictive…
Rank this Week: 2809

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/
  • Nov 15

    Cómo recuperar un nombre de dominio

    Cómo recuperar un nombre de dominio
    En el campo de las marcas se presenta con relativa frecuencia la situación denominada “secuestro de marcas”, que se da cuando un tercero sin legitimación registra a nombre propio una marca que ha adquirido relativa…
  • May 12

    Cómo renovar una marca registrada

    Cómo renovar una marca registrada
    En mi experiencia profesional, me he topado con muchos casos de personas físicas o empresas que, una vez que obtienen el registro de su marca ante el Instituto Mexicano de la Propiedad Industrial (IMPI), consideran que han cumplido con…
  • May 9

    Demanda o litigio por el uso de la imagen de una persona

    Demanda o litigio por el uso de la imagen de una persona
     De conformidad con la Ley Federal del Derecho de Autor, el retrato ( o imagen) de una persona solamente puede ser utilizado con su consentimiento expreso y por escrito, por lo tanto,  si una persona ya sea física o…
Rank this Week: 3856

IP Asset Maximizer Blog

IP Asset Maximizer Blog

Covers IP business strategies. By Jackie Hutter.

http://ipassetmaximizerblog.com/
  • Nov 14

    Need Broad Patents Fast? Try This.

    Need Broad Patents Fast? Try This.
    That title got your attention, didn’t it? It was meant to. After another successful round of patent application examinations for several clients in the last year, I thought others would like access to my proven patent acquisition…
  • Oct 12

    Value-Enhancing Patent Prosecution Strategies (Part 1 of 4)

    Value-Enhancing Patent Prosecution Strategies (Part 1 of 4)
    In my role as the IP Strategist for a number of companies that do not employ in-house patent counsel, I am charged with making sure that my clients’ patenting efforts are in tune with their desired business outcomes. This means that…
  • Jul 19

    UPDATE: Lack of Patent Strategic Focus Results in $100’s Millions in Lost Value

    UPDATE: Lack of Patent Strategic Focus Results in $100’s Millions in Lost Value
    Last week, an en banc Federal Circuit (that is, the majority of the sitting judges, not just the usual three judge panel), rendered a decision that saved the patent that keeps the ANGIOMAX(R) product from generic competition. In…
Rank this Week: 3925

Docket Alarm Blog

Docket Alarm Blog

Features news and information on PTAB and IP cases worldwide.

https://www.docketalarm.com/blog/
  • Nov 14

    Leverage Your Research History with Docket Alarm Search History

    Leverage Your Research History with Docket Alarm Search History
    Docket Alarm is excited to announce the release of visual search history, allowing you to easily track and browse your past research activity. Having search history at your fingertips means you never have to waste time reconstructing a…
  • Sep 6

    Featured on Patently-O: Docket Alarm's Latest Article Unpacks Gender Diversity With Legal Analytic

    Featured on Patently-O: Docket Alarm's Latest Article Unpacks Gender Diversity With Legal Analytic
    Docket Alarm's latest article, Gender Analytics: Using Litigation Data to Evaluate Law Firm Diversity, explores how legal analytics can be used to conduct an in depth analysis of gender imbalances at law firms. By analyzing the…
  • Jul 15

    Easily Find Top Attorneys with Docket Alarm's New Analytics Tool

    Easily Find Top Attorneys with Docket Alarm's New Analytics Tool
    Just in time for the annual AALL conference, Docket Alarm is excited to announce the addition of attorney analytics to its analytics platform. Now, along with being able to view analytics on parties, judges, and law firms, users can see how…
Rank this Week: 2208

Archer Intellectual Property

Archer Intellectual Property

By Archer & Greiner, P.C.

https://www.archerlaw.com/tag/intellectual-property/
Rank this Week: 2928

IPso Jure

IPso Jure

UK and EU intellectual property developments

http://www.ipsojure.co.uk
  • Oct 27

    Transformative use

    Transformative use
    In trying to explain when a substantial part of a copyright work has been taken (and therefore an infringement might have taken place), I came up with what I thought was a great illustration. It helped, perhaps, that I was doing the teaching…
  • Oct 27

    Passing-off lecture launches IPso Jure channel on YouTube

    Passing-off lecture launches IPso Jure channel on YouTube
    It's now over two years since a memorable dinner over which, among other things, the idea of making YouTube videos on intellectual property came up, and finally I have managed to complete the first in what I hope will be a series. It's good…
  • Oct 9

    Confused in Spain if not in the UK

    Confused in Spain if not in the UK
    Co-existence agreements have become routine in trade mark practice in the last few years (by which I now find I mean at least a decade - since 2005, in fact, when the Trade Marks Registry stopped refusing applications on relative grounds,…
Rank this Week: 3046

Gray On Claims

Gray On Claims

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

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

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

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

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

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

    All Quiet on the Eastern District of Texas Front?

    All Quiet on the Eastern District of Texas Front?
    The U.S. Supreme Court decided TC Heartland on May 22, just over a week ago.  Since that decision, only four new patent cases have been filed in the Eastern District of Texas (all filed last Friday, May 26).  Below is a chart…
Rank this Week: 3610

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts…

Law and Disorder: Performing Arts Division

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

http://musicalamerica.com/mablogs/?cat=872
  • Sep 27

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

    The impact of Trump’s revised travel ban won’t have much impact on the arts!
    Just a quick update for those of you wondering about the arts implications of the revised travel ban: Aside from adding North Korea and Venezuela (with the latter not actually be a “real” ban) to the list, everything else is…
  • Sep 6

    THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF A TRIBUTE BAND

    THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF A TRIBUTE BAND
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq. We hope everyone had a great summer. Sorry we haven’t posted in a while, but we’ve been a bit “pre-occupied” with in the world of artist visas. It seems something changes every time…
  • Mar 17

    WHY ARE ARTISTS BEING DENIED ENTRY INTO THE US? HOW DID IT COME TO THIS AND WHO DO WE BLAME?

    WHY ARE ARTISTS BEING DENIED ENTRY INTO THE US? HOW DID IT COME TO THIS AND WHO DO WE BLAME?
    By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq.    By now, you should all be aware that the incidents of artists and performers from a wide range of nationalities arriving in the United States as visitors (either on visitor visas (B-1/B-2) or…
Rank this Week: 3291

Now, Why Didn't I Think of That?

Now, Why Didn't I Think of That?

Covers patents, trademarks, copyright, and intellectual property. By Sander Gelsing.

http://www.gelsing.ca/blog
  • Sep 21

    Canadian Representative for Service – Foreign Inventor

    Canadian Representative for Service – Foreign Inventor
      For many years, section 29 of the Canadian Patent Act required that a foreign (non-Canadian) patent applicant appoint a legal representative in Canada. Although this was not of concern to our foreign clients, because we act as their…
  • Apr 2

    What is a Patent

    What is a Patent
    A patent is the grant to a patentee, or inventor, of an exclusive right, privilege and liberty of making, constructing or using the invention and selling it to others to be used. In Canada the legal owner of an invention can obtain a patent…
  • Apr 1

    What is a Trademark

    What is a Trademark
    A trade-mark can consist of a word, slogan, logo, symbol, design or any combination thereof, adopted and used by a manufacturer or merchant to identify his or her goods or services and to distinguish them from those manufactured and sold by…
Rank this Week: 4324

Schneider Rothman IP Law Group…

Schneider Rothman IP Law Group Blog

Covers intellectual property law.

http://www.sriplaw.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 2158

Privacy and IP Law Blog

Privacy and IP Law Blog

Addresses recent events in trademark, copyright, computer and privacy law. By Christina Frangiosa.

http://privacyandiplawblog.com/
  • Sep 12

    IP Claims Fail Against ISP for Merely Hosting Infringing Material

    IP Claims Fail Against ISP for Merely Hosting Infringing Material
    In Parker v. Paypal, the court dismissed an individual author’s suit against Amazon for hosting an infringing copy of his copyrighted work, deciding that ISPs actions in merely hosting the infringing work did not cause "in some…
  • Jul 27

    Don’t Assume Post-Registration Invoices for Trademark Fees Are Legitimate

    Don’t Assume Post-Registration Invoices for Trademark Fees Are Legitimate
    Following up on the USPTO's public roundtable on "Fraudulent and Misleading Solicitations to Trademark Owners", this post analyzes how to recognize fraudulent fee solicitations (invoices) and what to do when you receive them. The post…
  • Jun 5

    What do Barber Poles and Lapel Pins Have in Common?

    What do Barber Poles and Lapel Pins Have in Common?
    Both can serve as examples of trademark use in connection with membership in an organization. In May, the Wall Street Journal reported on enforcement actions by the New Hampshire Board of Barbering, Cosmetology & Esthetics to fine the…
Rank this Week: 4146

brandGEEK

brandGEEK

Covers trademark and branding. By Lara Pearson.

http://brandgeek.net/
Rank this Week: 3398