AIPLA 2020 Spring Meeting
May 6 to 8, 2020
San Antonio, TX
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Supreme Court Finds Bar on Scandalous or Immoral Trademarks Unconstitutional
June 25, 2019On June 24, 2019, the Supreme Court upheld the Federal Circuit's decision in In re Brunetti, 877 F.3d 1330 (Fed. Cir. 2017), ruling that the Lanham Act provision which bars the registration of “immoral[ ] or scandalous” trademarks violates the First Amendment. Iancu v. Brunetti, No. 18-302, 6/24/2019.
No Broad Trademark for Adidas Three-Stripe Design
June 25, 2019The EU General Court in Luxembourg on June 19, 2019, limited the reach of sportswear giant Adidas’s iconic trademark.
Claims in Reissue Patent Must Match Original Patent Requirements
June 20, 2019The Federal Circuit on June 17, 2019, held that patent holders who introduce new claims during the prosecution of a patent must ensure those claims meet the requirements in the original patent.
AIPLA Files Amicus Brief in 1-800 Contacts v. FTC
June 19, 2019The American Intellectual Property Law Association on June 14, 2019, filed an amicus brief in 1-800 Contacts v. Federal Trade Commission.
IPP Far East Committee Visits Taiwan, Singapore
June 18, 2019On April 29 – May 3, 2019, the IPP Far East Committee dispatched a delegation to visit Taiwan and Singapore. The trip delegation was headed up by Patrick Coyne, AIPLA’s Second Vice President, and Tiep Nguyen, the Far East Committee Chair.