• 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

  • Horizon-Comics-v-Marvel-Entertainment Marvel Gets ‘Iron Man 3’ Poster Copyright Claims Dismissed

    August 2, 2019

    The SDNY on July 15, 2019, granted Marvel’s motion for summary judgment in a copyright infringement suit regarding an “Iron Man 3” movie poster.
  • Finance-USPTO USPTO Proposes Patent Fees Adjustments

    August 1, 2019

    The US Patent and Trademark Office on July 31, 2019, issued a federal register notice where it proposes to adjust patent fees; specifically, making several targeted fee adjustments in addition to an approximately five percent across the board increase to the fees.
  • Webinar USPTO Webinar on Recent Updates to PTAB AIA Trial Practice Guide

    July 31, 2019

    The US Patent & Trademark Office is hosting a “Boardside Chat” webinar on Thursday, August 8, 2019, from noon to 1 p.m. ET about recent updates made to the AIA Trial Practice Guide.
  • Video Data Samsung Gets New Review of Video Data Coding Patent

    July 30, 2019

    The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on July 12, 2019, canceled a Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision upholding Infobridge Pte. Ltd.'s video coding patent (Patent No. 8,917,772) and sent it back to the board for review.
  • Ford F-150 Ford Design Patent for Hood of F-150 Is Valid

    July 29, 2019

    The Federal Circuit held that Ford Motor Company’s design patents for hood and head lamp designs on its F-150 trucks are valid because they aren’t functional, but ornamental.