SUPREME COURT RULES IN LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORP. V. PROMEGA CORP.
On February 22, 2017 in Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp, the Supreme Court in a 7-0 judgment (Chief Justice Roberts having recused himself) held that for there to be active inducement of infringement by export of components of a patented...Read Article
An ongoing issue for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has been the number of trademark registrations where registrants do not actually use or intend to use their marks on all of the goods and services covered by their...Read Article
In Adidas AG v Christian Faith Fellowship Church (Cancellation No. 92053314), the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) had cancelled two federal trademark registrations for ADD A ZERO, owned by the Christian Faith Fellowship Church, on the...Read Article
For the past few years there has been fear that the law on priority claims in the European Patent Office (EPO) could result in a divisional application becoming prior art against its parent if the divisional application described subject matter that...Read Article
Kate Spade, Paul Frank, Joseph Abboud, Catherine Malandrino, and Karen Millen—aside from being well-known designers, all have something else in common; they no longer own the right to use their personal names as their brands. In the fashion...Read Article
Innovative solutions are the foundation of almost every successful company. Tied to almost everything your company creates, every item it produces and sells, every service it provides and every way in which it is marketed, are potential intellectual...Read Article