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|SCOTUS Ruling Forecloses More Appeal Issues on PTAB Decisions |
In Thryv, Inc. v. Click-To-Call Technologies, LP the Supreme Court held that PTAB decisions on whether validity challenges were filed on time are final and cannot be reviewed by an appellate court. The decision further protects a range of PTAB actions from review in the appellate courts, limiting the scope of the Federal Circuit’s power.
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|Supreme Court Ushers in Flexible Rule for Profit Payouts in Trademark Cases|
In a unanimous ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Neil M. Gorsuch wrote for the court that the Lanham Act does not require a finding of willfulness in suits for false or misleading use of trademarks.
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|IP Considerations During the Coronavirus Pandemic|
As the world continues to grapple with the ongoing pandemic of the novel coronavirus and the disease it causes, COVID-19, intellectual property attorneys and their clients face new challenges daily.
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|USPTO Implements its Changes to the Trademark Rules of Practice|
On February 15, 2020, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) implemented its new Changes to the Trademark Rules of Practice.
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|Patent Admissions are Forever, But They Are Usually Not Your Best Friend|
Images and messages posted online are an indelible mark that may be difficult, if not impossible to remove, so great thought and consideration should be given as to how others will view thoughts, images and expressions. Patent applicants should similarly heed this advice and take great care with the language and choices that are made during the patent prosecution process.
Highlights from Panitch Schwarze
Featured Practice Area – IP Litigation
Litigation serves as an important legal tool and at Panitch Schwarze, we focus specifically on intellectual property litigation, representing both plaintiffs and defendants. Find out more about the firm’s IP Litigation from partner John D. Simmons.
Featured Industry – Pharmaceuticals / Biotechnology / Chemicals
Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP serves the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and chemical industries, helping companies / clients safeguard and enforce their intellectual property, while avoiding infringement of valid intellectual property rights of others. We take the time to get to know our clients and their businesses to determine what needs to be protected by patents, trademarks and trade secrets. We conduct freedom to operate and due diligence analyses to assist our clients in making decisions on mergers and acquisitions, collaborations and research and development on new products.
Panitch Schwarze’s Dr. Travis Bliss and Dr. Stephany Small will present an American Hort Webinar on “Three Options for Protecting Your New Plant Cultivar – Which Are Best for You?” on May 14. To register, visit American Hort’s website.
Dr. Lars Genieser will present at the JPPCLE 2020 Webinar Series as a speaker in the Bio & Pharma in IP program. The webinar is on May 20 at 2 p.m. Register here.
Frequently Asked Questions About IP
How much does it cost to get a patent?
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Q: How long does it take to get a patent?
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