• AIPLA CLE Webinar: Recent Developments in Design Patent Law

    January 15, 2020 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)   |   1.5 CLE Credits

    After a widely-reported global design rights battle between technology giants Apple and Samsung, design rights have been thrust into the spotlight more prominently than ever before. Our speakers will provide an update on recent developments on design rights, including a focus on several recent Federal Circuit decisions. Join us for this important webinar.
  • AIPLA CLE Webinar: Recent Developments in Design Patent Law

    January 15, 2020 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)   |   1.5 CLE Credits

    After a widely-reported global design rights battle between technology giants Apple and Samsung, design rights have been thrust into the spotlight more prominently than ever before. Our speakers will provide an update on recent developments on design rights, including a focus on several recent Federal Circuit decisions. Join us for this important webinar.

 

 

News

  • AI USPTO Seeks Comments on AI Patent Issues

    August 28, 2019

    The US Patent and Trademark Office on August 27, 2019, issued a Federal Register Notice requesting comments on artificial intelligence patent issues.
  • Ennio Morricone Oscar-Winning Composer Gets Victory in Copyright Assignment Dispute

    August 27, 2019

    The US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on August 21, 2019, held that Ennio Morricone, an Academy Award-winning Italian composer, can terminate an assignment of copyrights for six film scores he created in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
  • Double Dare Viacom ‘Double Dare’ Trademark Declaration Will Have to Wait

    August 22, 2019

    The US District Court for the Southern District of New York held that Viacom’s request for declaration of its “Double Dare” trademark was too premature to be heard, as the alleged harm from Armstrong Interactive’s trademark registration applications was too speculative.
  • PC Toolbar Courts Must Settle Claims Construction Dispute Pre-Dismissal

    August 20, 2019

    The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on August 16, 2019, held that the District Court for the Northern District of California erred when it dismissed a patent infringement case based on patent ineligibility without first settling a claim construction dispute.
  • Dog Invalidity Finding Affirmed for Dog Gene Patent

    August 16, 2019

    The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on August 9, 2019, held that the University of Bern, a Swiss university, could not claim sovereign immunity to stop a challenge to its patent related to the detection of a mutation in dog DNA.