Author: Ralph H. Cathcart | Practices: , , , , , , , , ,

CELEBRATE DIVERSITY IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 2024

Ladas & Parry LLP considers diversity and inclusion as core values and principles that provide access to opportunity, consolidation of expertise and range of perspectives and ensures excellence, particularly in the IP field. We salute those who...

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Author: Dennis S. Prahl | Co-Author: Edward Baxter | Practices: , | Tags: , , , , ,

False Declaration of Incontestability Not Enough to Cancel US Trademark Registration

BACKGROUND: Great Concepts has owned Registration No. 2929764 for DANTANNA’S, in association with “steak and seafood restaurant”, since March 2005. In 2006 Chutter Inc’s predecessor-in-interest, Dan Tana, petitioned to cancel the mark based...

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New York Court Sides with PepsiCo on Remand in Ongoing Rise Brewing Dispute

In Riseandshine Corporation v PepsiCo Inc (SDNY-1-21-cv-06324), plaintiff Riseandshine Corporation, doing business as Rise Brewing, brought three federal and two state claims relating to trademark infringement and unfair competition with respect to...

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Copyright Protection for Works Resulting From Some Use of Artificial Intelligence in the United States

17 USC 102(a) provides copyright protection for original works of authorship fixed in any tangible medium of expression, now known or later developed, from which they can be perceived, reproduced, or otherwise communicated, either directly or with...

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Change in Practice on Address for Service for International Trademarks and Designs Designating the United Kingdom

A recent ruling has resulted in an immediate change in the address for service requirements for inter partes matters in the United Kingdom, which will mostly affect such proceedings involving UK designations of international trademarks filed under...

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Authors: Dennis S. Prahl, Jerry Jakubovic | Co-Author: | Practices: , , | Tags: , , , , ,

FEDERAL CIRCUIT UPHOLDS PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION IN TRADE DRESS CASE

In SoClean Inc v Sunset Healthcare Solutions Inc (Case No 21-2311, 9 November 2022), the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a ruling enjoining defendant Sunset from marketing a particular configuration of medical device filters...

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