The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) will offer a one-hour webinar entitled "Indefiniteness after Samsung v. Prisua" on April 2, 2020, from 2:00 to 3:00 pm (ET).
This week in Other Barks & Bites: China’s copyright office announces a 21% increase in copyright registrations between 2018 and 2019; Costa Rica asks WHO to build a voluntary patent pool for COVID-19 technologies, South Korea’s patent office b
On March 13, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) filed a reply brief urging the Supreme Court on to reverse a judgment of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit that held BOOKING.COM to be a registrable trademark.
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
Last week, as a part of the Virtual Patent Masters™ Program hosted by IPWatchdog, I had the opportunity to interview Makan Delrahim, who is Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).
On both sides of the Atlantic one can watch interesting examples of "reverse protectionism":
An essential element of trade secret protection is that the owner has made “reasonable” efforts to keep the information a secret.
One of the cutting-edge topics in trademark law today is the issue of non-conventional trademarks.
The Supreme Court in SAS (SAS Institute Inc. v. Iancu) was quite clear that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) has to follow the statute when conducting Inter Partes Review (IPR).
By Kevin E. Noonan -- Ever since the Supreme Court's decision in Dickinson v.