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John Wayne went by "Duke" nearly all his life, but that's not the name that appeared on his driver's license.
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Continuing our discussion - from yesterday and the day before about the description of a mark provided to the USPTO during the registration process, the below images from two unrelated federally-registered, non-verbal logos for banking services, help tell another related story: As the links on the USPTO images reveal, the one on the left is ... (more)
Where the marks of the respective parties are identical or virtually identical, the relationship between the relevant goods need not be as close I just saw your article about the Harvester Brewing matter.
Since at least before the 2012 re-election, and unbeknownst to Americans until fairly recently, the administration that currently runs the White House has been weaponizing various government agencies at a rate never before seen in U.S. history.
Apple fans may one day have the option to buy an all-glass exterior television, mobile device or gaming device.
A senior official at the Patent and Trademark Office pressured subordinates to hire as an examining attorney a lesser-qualified candidate who was engaged to marry a close relative, the Commerce Department inspector general reported.
The UpTake: While the federal government shows it once again has difficulty leading the intellectual property community, private businesses show they are ready to step up and do what's necessary to defend against anti-innovation trolling.
The electronics giant adds to its intellectual property for its store layout, after earning a similar trademark in the US.
So argued a U.S. Patent & Trademark Officer examiner, in refusing to register the mark.
The number of patents granted each year by the U.S. is skyrocketing. Companies inside and outside the country lead the race as they scramble to tap huge American markets.
The USPTO's "Guidance For Determining Subject Matter Eligibility Of Claims Reciting Or Involving Laws of Nature, Natural Phenomena, and Natural Products" has been criticized for requiring a product to be markedly different in structure from a product of nature in order to be eligible for patenting, even though the Supreme Court has considered both ... (more)
There is a lot in our current patent system that is in need of reform. The Patent Office is too lax in granting patents .
Window-covering giant Hunter Douglas in a federal lawsuit accuses its long-time patent attorney of swindling nearly $5 million from the company over 14 years.
A new partnership between Canon, Google, Dropbox, SAP, Asana and Newegg is attempting to preempt frivolous lawsuits from 'non-participating entities' commonly known as patent trolls.
McCord Research, Inc. was recently granted a US patent for a process to treat skin wounds characterized by the partial or full thickness loss of skin.
A federal lawsuit filed last week is the latest salvo in a long-running legal duel between the North Carolina university and California-based John Wayne Enterprises over commercial products featuring the name.
John Wayne's heirs are taking Duke University to court over the family's right to market bottles of bourbon branded with the late movie star's nickname, Duke.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 07:29 am
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