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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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  • In Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp, the U.S. Supreme Court held that extraterritorial inducement of infringement under 35 U.S.C. 271(f)(1) requires the export of more than just one component of a patented invention. For more...

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  • On December 6th, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Samsung v. Apple that when considering the basis for awarding damages based on the profits from infringing a design patent, it is not necessary to base these damages on the profit made on the...

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  • On November 10, 2016, The European Court of Justice in Simba Toys v. EUIPO and Seven Towns held that the EU trademark registration for the Rubik’s Cube as a 3-D mark was invalid on the ground of functionality.  It determined...

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  • Ladas & Parry is proud to have co-sponsored a panel discussion hosted by The Cardozo Intellectual Property Program along with the Fashion Law Committee of the New York City Bar entitled, “Give Me a ©! Supreme Court Amici on the New...

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  • The Supreme Court today granted the USPTO’s petition to review the decision of the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruling that the USPTO’s refusal to register allegedly disparaging marks is a violation of the First Amendment...

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