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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.
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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.
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 .
Updated: Sat Jul 12, 2014 02:17 am
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