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ITC Should Have Considered Reducing $6M Penalty in Patent Fight
December 12, 2018The Federal Circuit on November 27, 2018, ruled that the International Trade Commission wrongly denied DNB Holding LLC’s request to rescind or modify a $6 million penalty in a patent infringement case.
Saint Louis Brewery Wins Battle Over SCHLAFLY Mark
December 10, 2018The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on November 26, 2018, affirmed a Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) decision against Phyllis and Bruce Schlafly, thereby allowing the Saint Louis Brewery (SLB) to obtain trademark registration for the word mark “SCHLAFLY”.
USPTO Releases 2018-2022 Strategic Plan
December 10, 2018The United States Patent and Trademark Office published its 2018-2022 Strategic Plan.
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AIPLA CLE Webinar: Current Climate Driving Patent Prosecution Practices
January 16, 2019 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time) | 1.5 CLE CreditsThis webinar will offer practice tips and insights for drafting and prosecuting patents that avoid many of the common pitfalls that lead to unfavorable IPR outcomes while striking a balance between writing overly narrow and broad claims.