The Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) has recently issued a decision allowing an opposition proceeding to continue after finding that opposer AT&T Mobility had standing to bring the proceeding to the TTAB.
This week: the COVID-19 pandemic causes USPTO and Copyright Office to extend deadlines while the FCC embarks on a pair of telehealth and connected care initiatives to support health care providers; Europe’s highest court finds Amazon isn’t liable
US comedian Jerry Seinfeld was the subject of legal action, as a former colleague, Christian Charles, claimed to have pitched the original idea for the Netflix series Comedians in Cars Getting Co
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that a squeaking dog toy resembling a bottle of Jack Daniel’s whiskey is an expressive work entitled to First Amendment protection. VIP Prods. LLC v. Jack Daniel’s Properties, Inc., No.
Ten years ago to the day, the first FOSS Patents blog post went live.
By Donald Zuhn –- On March 11, World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom declared that the COVID-19 outbreak "can be characterized as a pandemic," cautioning that the WHO has "rung the alarm bell loud and clear." At the time of the
Back in November I made a call for input regarding cases in which standard-essential patent (SEP) holders displayed the kind of behavior vis-à-vis the PC
To the surprise of Lemley and Zyontz, their study uncovered a striking disparate treatment in the way federal courts handle patent eligibility matters based on entity size, with startup companies doing poorly when it comes to Alice-related patent
[A] teacher creates a transformative work, which falls into the protective bubble of Fair Use, when they craft a message, enhance their students’ educational experience, or educate their students in creating expressive content; as Fair Use is a la