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The Supreme Court Sidesteps America's Patent Eligibility Crisis

JD Supra Law

In an order that is clearly less impactful and damaging than a number of opinions that the Supreme Court has disgorged in the last two weeks, the justices have denied certiorari in American Axle & Mfg. Neapco Holdings LLC.

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Meet the Bloggers at INTA 2019!

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MEET THE BLOGGERS at #INTA2019 in Boston will be on Monday, May 20th, 8:00 - 10:00 PM, at "Kings Bowl." INTA attendess of all but one shape are urged to attend. The post Meet the Bloggers at INTA 2019! appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. Meet the Bloggers INTA


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Supreme Court Denies Cert in American Axle

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‘Tarantino Doesn’t Own the Copyright to Pulp Fiction Screenplay NFTs’


Last fall, movie director Quentin Tarantino announced that he would auction ‘Pulp Fiction’ NFTs to the public. These NFTs would unlock handwritten scripts and exclusive custom commentary from Tarantino, assets that many fans would like to get their hands on.

IPO Diversity in Innovation Toolkit

Women and diverse employees have the technical skill and knowledge, yet their contributions are not patented at the same rate as those of their male counterparts.This toolkit can help organizations move the needle on achieving gender parity in innovation.

Supreme Court Refuses (Again) to Jump Back into the 101 Fray

JD Supra Law

As we’ve written about multiple times, a petition for certiorari from the Federal Circuit’s starkly divided decision in American Axle has been pending at the Supreme Court for some time. Many thought this would be the case in which the Supreme Court finally provided some clarification on Section 101.

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Spotlight on online gaming

JD Supra Law

There is no need to say that online gaming has conquered the world and certainly will shape the future.

E-commerce: At the center of profitable growth in consumer goods


Winning North American consumer goods companies are fundamentally rethinking their capabilities and operating models to meet the evolving needs of consumers and customers. Insights on Consumer Packaged Goods E-commerce United States


U.S. Departments of Treasury and State Expand Sanctions To Restrict Russia’s Access to Services and Economics and Combat Evasion and Backfill Activities

JD Supra Law

On June 28, 2022, the Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) and the U.S.

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First Responders Need Data. Can LTE Networks Come to the Rescue?

U.S. Department of Commerce

First Responders Need Data. Can LTE Networks Come to the Rescue? July 1, 2022. Fri, 07/01/2022 - 10:44. Infrastructure. Urban and rural network models could tell us how first responders get critical information.

Canada adopts three-step framework for assessing patentable subject matter in Benjamin Moore

JD Supra Law

Recently the Federal Court released a decision establishing a new three-step legal framework for assessing patentable subject matter, particularly as it relates to the patentability of computer-implemented inventions, in Benjamin Moore & Co v Canada (Attorney General), 2022 FC 923 [Benjamin Moore]. By: Smart & Biggar

Supreme Court Embraces Originalism In 'Momentous' Term

IP Law 360

The October 2021 Supreme Court term will be remembered as the most consequential one in generations, experts said, pointing to sweeping rulings affecting the rights of millions of Americans and establishing a new conservative vision of constitutional law

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maintaining ex-employees' voicemail/email doesn't violate Lanham Act or right of publicity


At least there's something that doesn't? 3M Co. Continental Diamond Tool Corp., 2022 WL 2355481, No. 1:21-CV-274-HAB (N.D. 30, 2022) “This case began as a routine suit for breach of a noncompete provision in an employment contract.

BREAKING: Jury Hands Endo Win In Opana Pay-For-Delay Case

IP Law 360

An Illinois jury sided with Endo Pharmaceuticals on Friday over allegations that it struck an unlawful settlement with Impax Laboratories to delay a generic version of Endo's Opana ER painkiller, finding the deal did more to boost competition than stifle it.

ALA Conference Draws 14K Attendance

Velocity of Content

In Washington DC, the annual conference of the American Library Association – the first such in-person ALA event in three years – concluded on Tuesday.

UK Litigation Roundup: Here's What You Missed In London

IP Law 360

[Video] The Briefing by the IP Law Blog: Update – Andy Warhol Foundation Urges Supreme Court to Reverse Fair Use Decision

JD Supra Law

In this episode of The Briefing by the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo provide an update on the copyright dispute between a photographer and the Andy Warhol Foundation over several Warhol paintings that utilize the photographer’s images as source material. By: Weintraub Tobin

The Firms That Won Big At The Supreme Court

IP Law 360

Oral arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court are always a singular experience, the more so this term as the justices returned to hearing cases in person after being remote last term

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Disclosures Under Joint Defense Agreement Were Not A Protective Order Violation

JD Supra Law

STATIC MEDIA LLC v. LEADER ACCESSORIES LLC - Before Dyk, Reyna, and Taranto. Appeal from the Western District of Wisconsin.

Meet John Narayan! The Newest Member of Stock Legal!

Stock Legal Blog

Record Scratch! Freeze Frame- Yep. That’s me over there, trying to scratch out an introductory blog post that’s the right amount engaging, biographical, and…bloggy…. So, you may be wondering how I got here, trying to dream up an appropriately serious origin story - and using words like “bloggy”.

Small Claims, Big Questions: The New Copyright Claims Board Gets Its Debut

JD Supra Law

After two years of groundwork, the Copyright Office’s new forum for hearing small copyright claims is finally here. The Copyright Claims Board (CCB) began accepting claims on June 16 and seeks to provide a streamlined alternative to resolving copyright disputes in federal court.

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Patent Filings Roundup: Centripetal Sees More IPRs; Microsoft Engineer Sues Seven in Waco

IP Watchdog

Another light summer week in the patent world saw just 19 new petitions (all inter partes reviews [IPRs]), with 65 new district court cases (roughly average), including 75 newly terminated cases.

New PTO Guidance Helps Clarify Discretionary Denial of IPR and PGR Petitions

JD Supra Law

In Brief - A compelling case of unpatentability or stipulations about not pursuing the same grounds in district court will remove petitions from consideration for discretionary denial. By: Troutman Pepper

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Navigating a decade of challenges: Five winning initiatives for mining CEOs


Miners will need to dig deep—and not just metaphorically speaking—to boost performance and deliver value as a decade of unprecedented challenges unfolds. Metals & Mining Insights Mining


Proving Reputational Injury Without Use of the Marks in the United States

JD Supra Law

MEENAXI ENTERPRISE, INC. THE COCA-COLA COMPANY - Before Dyk, Reyna, and Stoll. Appeal from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Supreme Court – Looking Forward to 2022-2023


By Dennis Crouch. The Supreme Court has closed-out its 2021-2022 term without deciding or granting certiorari in any patent cases. Overall, the court denied certiorari in 40+ patent cases, including the biggest case of American Axle. I’ll post a review of those denied cases later this month.

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Fintiv Denial Despite Stipulation

JD Supra Law

On May 9, 2022, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board denied Hillman Group, Inc.’s s (“Hillman’s”) three petitions for inter partes review. See The Hillman Group, Inc. Hy-Ko Products Co. LLC, IPR2022-00168, -00169, and -00174. By: Jones Day

Pro Say & The Term Discuss A Historic Supreme Court Term

IP Law 360

A U.S. Supreme Court term that by any measure was historic has concluded, and it takes a village of podcasters to untangle everything that happened. So this week, hosts from Pro Say team up with the hosts of The Term to discuss this momentous term

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The Copyright Claims Board is Here! But Will Anyone Use It?

JD Supra Law

Later this month, the newly formed Copyright Claims Board (CCB) will officially start accepting cases. The CCB was formed in 2020, when Congress passed the CASE (Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement) Act. By: Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLC

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Brand Battles: Shopify Takes Aim At Rival's 'Shopee' TM

IP Law 360

In Law360's latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Canadian e-commerce giant Shopify is trying to block Singaporean rival Shopee's efforts to register its name as a trademark — plus four other cases you need to know about

USPTO Introduces Climate Change Mitigation Pilot Program

JD Supra Law

Throughout history, innovation and human intellect have been the main factors for solving humankind’s problems. Today, climate change has become a major threat and can no longer be ignored.

Meta Sinks Photo-Tagging Patents Under Alice

IP Law 360

A California federal judge has granted Meta's calls to dismiss claims that photo-tagging features on Facebook and Instagram infringe a patent-holding company's technology, invalidating the asserted patents under Alice because they are abstract and lack an inventive element

Does the Letter of Consent Still Work?

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Miramax Says It Has Rights To 'Pulp Fiction' Screenplay, Too

IP Law 360

Miramax owns the rights to both the "Pulp Fiction" film and screenplay, the studio said in California court Thursday, arguing that Quentin Tarantino cannot auction off exclusive scenes from the film as non-fungible tokens and urging the court to reject the filmmaker's attempt to get its copyright suit axed