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  • In the case of Google Inc. v. Equustek, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld the grant of a preliminary injunction by the Court of Appeals of British Columbia ordering Google to de-index on a global basis websites of a party accused of passing off the...

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  • The “U.S. Supreme Court Decisions on Patents, 2016-2017” webinar by John Richards, held on August 16th and 17th, was recorded and is now available for viewing. Click here to...

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  • On June 12, 2017, in a unanimous decision authored by Justice Thomas in Amgen Inc. v. Sandoz Inc., the United States Supreme Court considered the complex statutory scheme that attempts to expedite resolution of patent disputes that might affect the...

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  • The U.S. Supreme Court affirmed the decision of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in In Re Tam, holding that the prohibition of disparaging marks from registration by the USPTO is an unconstitutional violation of Free...

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  • The SCOTUS decision of May 22, 2017 in Heartland v. Kraft, stated that specific venue provisions that apply to patent infringement (28 U.S.C. 1400 (b)) limit the courts where a domestic corporation can be sued to those located in the state where the...

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  • In a 4-1-2 decision in Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands, the Supreme Court held that the surface decorations on the cheerleading uniforms at issue were separable and therefore eligible for copyright...

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