IPO Daily NewsTM

A quick read, the IPO Daily NewsTM is three to five concise paragraphs a day. It includes summaries of all patent and trademark opinions of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the next day after opinions are issued and wire service stories of other selected IP cases.

Substantial Evidence Supported USPTO Findings Regarding Lack of Motivation to Combine

*SUBSTANTIAL EVIDENCE SUPPORTED USPTO FINDINGS REGARDING LACK OF MOTIVATION TO COMBINE Adidas AG v. Nike, Inc., 19-1787 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge MOORE, the Federal Circuit [...]

IPO Participates in 5th SACEPO Working Group on Quality Meeting

IPO PARTICIPATES IN 5th SACEPO WORKING PARTY ON QUALITY MEETING On Tuesday IPO International Patent Law and Trade Committee co-chair DEAN HARTS (3M Innovative Properties Company) attended the 5th m[...]

Cosmetic Manufacturer Sues Kim Kardashian West to Protect Trade Secrets

IP IN THE MASS MEDIA Cosmetic Manufacturer Sues Kim Kardashian West to Protect Trade Secrets Yesterday Forbes reported that Seed Beauty, the manufacturer and producer of KIM KARDASHIAN WEST’s cosm[...]

USPTO Proposes Trademark Fee Adjustments

USPTO PROPOSES TRADEMARK FEE ADJUSTMENTS Yesterday the USPTO published in the Federal Register a notice of proposed rulemaking concerning trademark fee adjustments. The USPTO initiated the fee adju[...]

This Week on IPO’s IP Chat Channel: Practical Guide to Diversity in the Legal Profession in a Post-George Floyd Era

THIS WEEK ON IPO’S IP CHAT CHANNEL: Practical Guide to Diversity in the Legal Profession in a Post-George Floyd Era Tune in to the IP Chat Channel™ tomorrow, June 23, for a web[...]

Non-Infringement Need Not Be “Actually Litigated” to Invoke Kessler Doctrine

** NON-INFRINGEMENT NEED NOT BE “ACTUALLY LITIGATED” TO INVOKE KESSLER DOCTRINE In re: PersonalWeb Technologies LLC, 19-1918 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge BRYSON, the Federal Ci[...]

From the Pandemic to Plastics – Stroke of Genius Season 3

FROM THE PANDEMIC TO PLASTICS - STROKE OF GENIUS™ SEASON 3 IPO Education Foundation launched Season 3 of the Stroke of Genius podcast on June 3 with an episode addressing the rol[...]

IPO Submits Comments to China’s Supreme People’s Court on Draft Provisions Relating to Administrative Cases Involving Patent Rights

IPO SUBMITS COMMENTS TO CHINA'S SUPREME PEOPLE'S COURT ON DRAFT PROVISIONS RELATING TO ADMINISTRATIVE CASES INVOLVING PATENT RIGHTS On Monday IPO President DANIEL STAUDT (Siemens Corp.) submitted I[...]

USPTO Provides Guidance on Obligation to File Agreements When Seeking Termination of IPR

USPTO PROVIDES GUIDANCE ON OBLIGATION TO FILE AGREEMENTS WHEN SEEKING TERMINATION OF IPR Last week the USPTO’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board designated as precedential the decision in DTN, LLC v. F[...]

Webinar Series on Impact of COVID-19 on IP and the Profession Available On Demand

WEBINAR SERIES ON IMPACT OF COVID-19 ON IP AND THE PROFESSION AVAILABLE ON DEMAND IPO’s popular webinar series on the impact of COVID-19 on intellectual property and the profession is[...]