Recent Decisions Keep Copyright Fair Use Pendulum SwingingApril 6, 2021
Supreme Court Rules That A Generic Term With The Addition Of “.com” Can Be Registered As A Trademark.July 2, 2020
Supreme Court rules that a trademark defendant was not precluded from raising new defenses under the doctrine of res judicata.May 15, 2020
Supreme Court Rules That An Annotated Version Of Georgia’s State Law Is Not Protected By Copyright.April 28, 2020
Supreme Court Rules That Willfulness Not Required For Award Of Trademark Infringer’s Profits.April 23, 2020
Supreme Court Bars Time-Bar Appeals In PTAB CasesApril 21, 2020
Federal Circuit rejects concept of “aesthetic functionality” for design patentsNovember 22, 2019
IP issues take center stage in the Supreme Court’s new termNovember 22, 2019
Trademark owners need to prepare for increased likelihood of post-registration auditsNovember 22, 2019
November 2019 NewsletterNovember 10, 2019
Supreme Court Grants Certiorari In Copyright Infringement And ‘On-Sale Bar’ CasesOctober 5, 2019
Allergan’s Sovereign Immunity Adventure Continues After Federal Circuit RejectionOctober 5, 2019
Design Patents May Help Amazon Sellers Combat InfringementOctober 5, 2019
No Attorneys’ Fees For The USPTO In District Court Actions Challenging Patent DenialsOctober 5, 2019
PTAB Precedential Opinion Panel Holds Improper Complaint Sufficient to Trigger One-Year Time Period to File a PetitionAugust 23, 2019
July 2019 NewsletterAugust 5, 2019
USPTO updates guidance for subject matter eligibility and for functional claims involving computer-implemented inventionsJuly 24, 2019
Revised PTAB procedure and desire for clarity lead to flurry of precedential decisionsJuly 24, 2019
U.S. Supreme Court: Trademark Licensees Retain Rights After Licensors’ BankruptcyJuly 24, 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Strikes Down Offensive Trademark BanJune 24, 2019
U.S. Senate and House Issue Joint Draft Revision of Section 101June 18, 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Holds Patent Statute Excludes Federal Agencies From Filing AIA ReviewsJune 18, 2019
U.S. Supreme Court Rules That Brand Owners Cannot Use Bankruptcy Law to Revoke Trademark License AgreementsMay 20, 2019
New Trademark Programs and Rules Affect Registrations, Challenges, and RenewalsApril 24, 2019
SCOTUS Seems Ready to End Ban on ‘Immoral and Scandalous’ TrademarksApril 24, 2019