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.

Judge Dismisses Declaratory Judgement Suit Seeking to Void “THis Land is My Land” Copyright

IP IN THE MASS MEDIA Judge Dismisses Declaratory Judgment Suit Seeking to Void “This Land is My Land” Copyright On Friday a New York judge dismissed a copyright suit brought by the band Satorii, w[...]

WIPO to Elect New Director General

WIPO TO ELECT NEW DIRECTOR GENERAL The second term of the current Director General of WIPO, FRANCIS GURRY, who has held the position since 2008, will expire on September 30, 2020. Next week, on Mar[...]

IPO Testfies at USTR “Special 301” Hearing

IPO TESTIFIES AT USTR “SPECIAL 301” HEARING Yesterday the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) held its 2020 Special 301 Public Hearing on countries with inadequate IP protection[...]

Less Than One Week to Register for IPO’s 3rd Annual IPOwners Spring Summit

LESS THAN ONE WEEK TO REGISTER FOR IPO’S 3rd ANNUAL IPOwners Spring Summit™ Join IPO on March 5, 2020 for the 3rd Annual IPOwners Spring Summit™ in Washington, D.C. The conference is [...]

Maryland Nonprofit Sues LeBron on Use of Slogan

IP IN THE MASS MEDIA The Fashion Law Discusses Louboutin’s Red Sole Trademark Yesterday The Fashion Law blog discussed luxury shoemaker Christian Louboutin’s efforts to protect and enforce its tra[...]

IPOwners Spring Summit Offers Content for Both Trademark and Patent Attorneys

IP IN THE MASS MEDIA Truliant Seeks Preliminary Injunction against Truist in Trademark Infringement Suit Yesterday the Richmond Times-Dispatch reported on a trademark suit filed by North Carolina’[...]

Economic Report of the President Discusses Intellectual Property

ECONOMIC REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT DISCUSSES INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Yesterday President of the U.S. DONALD TRUMP released the Economic Report of the President and The Annual Report of the Council of E[...]

35 U.S.C. Section 287 Continued to Limit Damages After Sales of Unmarked Products Ceased

*35 U.S.C. § 287 CONTINUED TO LIMIT DAMAGES AFTER SALES OF UNMARKED PRODUCTS CEASED Arctic Cat Inc. v. Bombardier Recreational, 19-1080 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge LOURIE, the[...]

IPO Comments on WIPO’s Draft Issues Paper on IP Policy and AI

IPO COMMENTS ON WIPO’S DRAFT ISSUES PAPER ON IP POLICY AND AI Late last week IPO President DANIEL STAUDT (Siemens Corp.) submitted IPO’s comments on a Draft Issues Paper on Intellectual Property Po[...]

Session on Ethics in Contract Negotiations During IPOwners Spring Summit

IP IN THE MASS MEDIA Sports Illustrated Discusses Trademark Dispute Between Inter Milan and Inter Miami Last week Sports Illustrated reported on a trademark dispute between Inter Milan and Major L[...]