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Epic Games' Battle Royale with Apple - Epic Games, Inc. v. Apple, Inc.
September 16, 2021
By: Giovanna H. Fessenden
  Epic Games fails to prove that Apple is a monopolist Apple must change its App Store rules to allow third-party developers to use other payment systems   On...
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United States Supreme Court Decision in Arthrex Finds a Constitutional Remedy for the Structure of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in Post Grant Patent Challenges
June 25, 2021
By: Lawrence P. Cogswell III, Ph.D. and Keith J. Wood
Decision addresses uncertainty about whether post-grant patent challenges are constitutional. With this ruling, many expect that the USPTO will create a formal procedure by which...
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Supreme Court Limits Copyright Protection for Software
April 8, 2021
By: Brian T. Moriarty, Mary Lou Wakimura, and Timothy J. Meagher
•    Court limits Copyright Protection for technical, utilitarian software •    Patenting may be the better alternative    ...
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The Transition is Over: Evaluating Your Trademark and Design Portfolios in the EU and UK Now That BREXIT is Official
January 11, 2021
By: Mary Lou Wakimura and F. James Coe
As of January 1, 2021, registered European Union (EU) Trademarks and Community Designs are no longer effective in the United Kingdom (UK).  The United Kingdom Intellectual Property...
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USPTO COVID-19 Response Update
June 5, 2020
By: Deirdre E. Sanders
The USPTO announced that it has launched the COVID-19 Response Resource Center to provide improved access to USPTO initiatives, programs, and other helpful intellectual property-related...
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Federal Circuit Decision Shows How Software Improvements to Computer Technologies are Patentable
May 6, 2020
By: Benjamin J. Sparrow
The Court held that “software can make patent-eligible improvements to computer technology, and related claims are eligible as long as they are directed to non-abstract improvements...
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United States Patent Office Finds Artificial Intelligence System Cannot Be An Inventor
April 29, 2020
By: F. James Coe
The United States Patent Office limits inventorship to “natural persons.” Under current U.S. patent law, identifying an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system as an inventor...
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Justices Say Willfulness Not Needed For Trademark Profits
April 24, 2020
By: John L. DuPré and Timothy J. Meagher
Supreme Court clarifies that there is no willfulness requirement for awarding profits in trademark cases Defendant’s mental state is important in determining whether...
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Epic Games' Battle Royale with Apple - Epic Games, Inc. v. Apple, Inc.
September 16, 2021
By: Giovanna H. Fessenden
  Epic Games fails to prove that Apple is a monopolist Apple must change its App Store rules to allow third-party developers to use other payment systems   On...
More »

United States Supreme Court Decision in Arthrex Finds a Constitutional Remedy for the Structure of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in Post Grant Patent Challenges
June 25, 2021
By: Lawrence P. Cogswell III, Ph.D. and Keith J. Wood
Decision addresses uncertainty about whether post-grant patent challenges are constitutional. With this ruling, many expect that the USPTO will create a formal procedure by which...
More »

Supreme Court Limits Copyright Protection for Software
April 8, 2021
By: Brian T. Moriarty, Mary Lou Wakimura, and Timothy J. Meagher
•    Court limits Copyright Protection for technical, utilitarian software •    Patenting may be the better alternative    ...
More »

The Transition is Over: Evaluating Your Trademark and Design Portfolios in the EU and UK Now That BREXIT is Official
January 11, 2021
By: Mary Lou Wakimura and F. James Coe
As of January 1, 2021, registered European Union (EU) Trademarks and Community Designs are no longer effective in the United Kingdom (UK).  The United Kingdom Intellectual Property...
More »

USPTO COVID-19 Response Update
June 5, 2020
By: Deirdre E. Sanders
The USPTO announced that it has launched the COVID-19 Response Resource Center to provide improved access to USPTO initiatives, programs, and other helpful intellectual property-related...
More »

Federal Circuit Decision Shows How Software Improvements to Computer Technologies are Patentable
May 6, 2020
By: Benjamin J. Sparrow
The Court held that “software can make patent-eligible improvements to computer technology, and related claims are eligible as long as they are directed to non-abstract improvements...
More »

United States Patent Office Finds Artificial Intelligence System Cannot Be An Inventor
April 29, 2020
By: F. James Coe
The United States Patent Office limits inventorship to “natural persons.” Under current U.S. patent law, identifying an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system as an inventor...
More »

Justices Say Willfulness Not Needed For Trademark Profits
April 24, 2020
By: John L. DuPré and Timothy J. Meagher
Supreme Court clarifies that there is no willfulness requirement for awarding profits in trademark cases Defendant’s mental state is important in determining whether...
More »

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