Patent / Trademark Law News
News on Patent / Trademark Law continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
11 min ago | National Public Radio
She's back, but in a different light. Actress Karyn Parsons has started a new organization - Sweet Blackberry - that makes short, animated films about influential, yet lesser-known African-Americans.
Trending on the Topix Network
He holds seven patents and expects the U.S. Patent Office to award his eighth this fall.
Targeted News Service WASHINGTON, July 11 -- The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office published the following proposed rule in the Federal Register: Changes To Facilitate Applicant's Authorization of Access to Unpublished U.S. Patent Applications by Foreign Intellectual Property Offices A Proposed Rule by the Patent and Trademark Office on 07/11/2014 ... (more)
Copyright © 2014 Salon Media Group, Inc. Reproduction of material from any Salon pages without written permission is strictly prohibited.
Administrative Law Judge Essex recently issued the public version of his Initial Determination in ITC investigation No.
If it will take time for the company to release the technology instead this fall, this still proves that Apple wants to create more groundbreaking devices including smartphones and music players that will redefine mobile computing and entertainment.
Judge Randall Rader's sudden departure from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in June gave patent litigators a lot to talk about.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board's refusal to register the mark "STOP THE ISLAMISATION OF AMERICA" in connection with the services "providing information regarding understanding and preventing terrorism," holding that the mark was disparaging to a group of persons.
The Federal Circuit has determined that it lacks subject-matter appellate jurisdiction over the patent infringement appeal and has thus transferred the case to its sister-court, the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.
John Wayne went by "Duke" nearly all his life, but that's not the name that appeared on his driver's license.
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.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 02:48 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC