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9th Circuit Throws Out Applied Underwriters’ Trademark Infringement Claims
January 17, 2019Applied Underwriters Inc., a financial services firm that provides workers’ compensation insurance to businesses across the United States, can’t proceed with its trademark infringement claims against Providence Publications LLC, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held January 15, 2019.
Federal Circuit Affirms Data Compression Patent Invalidity
January 16, 2019Realtime Data LLC’s patent describing a system for lossless data compression is invalid because its claims are obvious due to the prior art, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held January 10, 2019
AIPLA Submits Amicus Brief to the Precedential Opinion Panel of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
January 15, 2019AIPLA on December 28, 2018, argued in an amicus brief to the Precedential Opinion Panel of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board that the circumstances in which the Director may grant a motion for self-joinder should be the exception, not the rule.
Upcoming Events Upcoming Events
AIPLA 2019 Mid-Winter Institute
January 30 to February 2, 2019Join us at AIPLA's Mid-Winter Institute at the Marriott Tampa Waterside Hotel & Marina in Tampa, FL. Registration opens Nov. 19, 2018!
AIPLA 2019 Spring Meeting
May 15 to 17, 2019Join us at AIPLA's Spring Meeting at the Loews Philadelphia in Philadelphia, PA.
AIPLA 2019 Annual Meeting
October 24 to 26, 2019Join a diverse, global community of law firms, companies, and institutions involved in the practice of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and other unfair competition laws at AIPLA's Annual Meeting at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, DC.
Upcoming WebinarsUpcoming Webinars
AIPLA CLE Webinar: Patents and Tribal Sovereign Immunity
January 23, 2019 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time) | 1.5 CLE CreditsIn this presentation, we will discuss the background of sovereign immunity, how it applies to Native American Tribes and their property interests, the various legal issues raised in the case to date, and predictions about the Supreme Court’s take on those issues.
AIPLA CLE Webinar: Obviousness-Type Double Patenting and Related Conflicts That Jeopardize Patents and Patent Terms
February 6, 2019 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time) | 1.5 CLE CreditsThis webinar will also consider the complex topic of conflicting applications, including what issues to be aware of and how different jurisdictions including the US, JP, and the EU treat conflicting applications. Attendees can also look forward to an in-depth look into the efforts and issues presented by different groups working toward international harmonization.