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29.Nov.22An article by Ladas & Parry attorneys Dennis Prahl and Jerry Jakubovic about the trade dress...

18.Nov.22The Administrative Council of the new European Unified Patent Court has stated that the target date...

04.Nov.22The Ladas Memorial Award Competition is now open and is accepting applications. This writing...

03.Nov.22The United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) has announced that starting on December 3,...

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  • An article by Ladas & Parry attorneys Dennis Prahl and Jerry Jakubovic about the trade dress case of SoClean, Inc., v. Sunset Healthcare Solutions, Inc., has been published in the World Trademark Review (WTR)  ...

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  • The Administrative Council of the new European Unified Patent Court has stated that the target date for the EU Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court to come into effect will be on April 1, 2023. However, there is still a possibility that this may...

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  • The United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) has announced that starting on December 3, 2022, those filing trademark applications will have three months (instead of the original six) to respond to office actions during the trademark...

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  • In 1973 the European Patent Convention was signed in order to set up a common patent office to examine patent applications for any European country that wished to participate.  The convention went into effect in 1978 with the opening of the...

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  • The Trademark Modernization Act (TMA) of 2020 went into effect on December 18, 2021 with certain remaining changes coming into force on December 1, 2022.  To provide guidance and help brand owners understand how these changes will affect their...

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  • On February 5, 2022 China became the 94th country to join the Hague System which will go into force on May 5, 2022.  Under the Hague Treaty, parties from participating countries may file a single application for protection of a design that will be...

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