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Alert - September 16, 2020

Owners of U.S. trademark applications and registrations, and many of our clients, are reporting a recent increase in “official-looking” solicitations regarding maintenance and renewals from outside sources that potentially mislead...

Alert - September 11, 2020

On September 3, 2020, the Federal Circuit, in a non-predecential decision in Twitter, Inc. v. Vidstream LLC, No. 19-1708 (Fed. Cir. 2020), offered clarity regarding...

Alert - September 10, 2020

In the United States, the owner of a valid patent has the right to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale, or selling an invention claimed in...

Alert - August 17, 2020

The 2011 America Invents Act brought sweeping changes to U.S. patent law. Some of the...

Alert - July 28, 2020

Properly determining inventorship on collaborative projects between two organizations can be...

Alert - July 24, 2020

The U.S. district courts have taken variable approaches regarding how to handle...

Alert - July 02, 2020

Booking.com’s eight-year battle with the USPTO concluded with a victory for Booking.com and...

Alert - June 22, 2020

The United States Patent & Trademark Office (“USPTO”) remains focused on mitigating the harm caused by COVID-19.  As part of that effort, the USPTO has...

Alert - June 08, 2020

The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (“DMCA”) was intended as a mechanism to provide safe harbor for burgeoning Internet sites hosting user-generated content.  The DMCA’s goal was to shield these...