AIPLA 2020 Annual Meeting
October 22 to 24, 2020
National Harbor, MD
Join a diverse, global community of law firms, companies, and institutions involved in the practice of patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, and other unfair competition laws at AIPLA's Annual Meeting at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center in Washington, DC.Add to:
Donald Dunner Passes Away at 88
October 18, 2019Donald R. Dunner, the renowned patent attorney and name partner at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, passed away on October 16, 2019, at the age of 88.
Learn How Examiners Approach Unity of Invention
October 17, 2019The US Patent & Trademark Office will host a Virtual Instructor Led Training (vILT) course titled “Unity of Invention” on December 10, 11, and 12, 2019.
PTAB Designates Two Decisions as Informative
October 16, 2019The Patent Trial and Appeal Board designated two decisions regarding design choice as informative.
Fed. Cir. Invalidates FUSION Energy Drink Trademark
October 14, 2019The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit on October 10, 2019, upheld a Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) ruling which canceled Brazilian beverage company Cervejaria Petropolis SA’s FUSION trademark at the request of Ambev SA.
Patent Office Lowers First Action, Total Pendency
October 11, 2019The US Patent and Trademark Office on October 9, 2019, announced that it achieved its patent examination pendency goals of reducing first office action times to under 15 months, and reducing total pendency times to under 24 months.