• China web USPTO Webinar on Top Trademark and Copyright Cases in China

    June 8, 2020

    Register to attend the latest in a series of USPTO webinars focused on intellectual property (IP) protection and enforcement in China.
  • andrew-robinson-LAtkN1U2v_Q-unsplash web A Letter to Our AIPLA Community

    June 5, 2020

    The continued inequitable treatment of African-Americans and other communities of color is intolerable. We must reflect on how our actions demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion through discussion, education, and implementation. And we must all find ways to come together, and no longer be torn apart.
  • mitchell-luo-ZGi2-wTpKzM-unsplash web USPTO Launches COVID-19 Response Resource Center

    June 5, 2020

    The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on June 3, 2020, launched the COVID-19 Response Resource Center to provide stakeholders and other interested parties with improved access to USPTO initiatives, programs, and other helpful intellectual property (IP)-related information regarding the COVID-19 outbreak.
  • jonathan-borba-v_2FRXEba94-unsplash web Fed. Cir. Upholds Mixed Ruling on Boston Scientific Spinal Device

    June 4, 2020

    The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on May 29, 2020, refused to alter a mixed ruling on the validity of Boston Scientific’s spinal stimulation patent.
  • edward-howell-55bQ7g3ZlQU-unsplash web Ninth Circuit Affirms Jim Beam’s Pucker Vodka Trademark Win

    June 3, 2020

    The US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on May 17, 2020, affirmed Jim Beam Brand Co’s (Jim Beam) win against a company that accused it of infringing trademarks because the marks in question were dissimilar and customer confusion wasn’t likely.