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IT’S 2018: THE IMPACT OF IP DECISIONS FROM 2017

2017 saw a bumper crop of Supreme Court decisions on intellectual property matters around the world including eight by the United States Supreme Court, two by the Canadian Supreme Court, and two by the United Kingdom Supreme Court. U.S. Supreme...

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USPTO PILOT PROGRAM FACILITATES THIRD PARTY NOTIFICATION OF TM SPECIMENS WHICH APPEAR TO BE FABRICATED

The USPTO has launched a new pilot program as a means for third parties to lodge informal protests about applications with specimens that appear to be improper. This pilot program is the latest in a series of steps taken by the USPTO to ensure the...

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Author: Ralph H. Cathcart | Co-Author: Jennifer Kwon | Practices: | Tags: , ,

DIVERSITY IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Ladas & Parry LLP is pleased to honor both Black History Month and the upcoming Women’s History Month, to highlight pioneers in the field of Intellectual Property. We value and are enriched by diversity in all of its forms and salute those who...

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“So, Your U.S. Trademark Registration is Being Audited”

The USPTO implemented a program in March 2017 to audit trademark maintenance and renewal filings for the purpose of ensuring that trademark registrations were not being maintained in connection with goods and services for which the marks are no...

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Author: Matthew D. Asbell | Co-Author: John Carl (JC) Zwisler | Practices: , , , | Tags: , , , , ,

Technology Evolution in the Media Industry Supported by Pilot Program Allowing U.S. Trademark Registrations to be Updated

Media companies have changed the way they provide their goods and services to consumers as a result of ongoing evolutions in technology. A magazine that once distributed print copies may now provide access to its articles and advertisements online....

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