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2021-2022 Patent Case Law Roundup

Title: 2021-2022 Patent Case Law Roundup Description: Panitch Schwarze Summer Associate, Riya Chaudhari (Patent Agent), will present an update on significant decisions in patent law. Credits: 1.0 PA and DE CLE Pending Date: Thursday, June 30, 2022 Time: 12:30 PM…

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What Does the Brexit Vote Mean for IP Protection?

As is well known by now, the citizens of Great Britain have chosen to leave the European Union (EU), a move popularly dubbed the “Brexit.” Despite the economic upheaval and media firestorm surrounding the vote, the realm of intellectual property…

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What Makes a Trademark Disparaging?

U.S. trademark law extends benefits and protections to the owners of registered trademarks, but not every name or brand identity is eligible for registration, as evidenced by controversies involving organizations such as the Washington Redskins. One of the reasons an…

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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Brulotte

Today, in a 6-3 opinion in Kimble et al v. Marvel Entertainment, LLC, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the rule against post-expiration patent royalties. Justice Kagan wrote the majority opinion. Justices Alito and Thomas, joined by Chief Justice Roberts, dissented.…

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CAFC Steals the Limelight

As the rest of the world was welcoming the United States and Japan to the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs, Judge Linn of the Federal Circuit “stole the limelight.” In yesterday’s decision in Akamai Technologies, Inc. v.…

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Year in Review: Top IP Issues of 2014

In a decade that has seen major developments in intellectual property rights and IP law, 2014 was still a significant year. Tech giants such as Google, Samsung and Apple grabbed headlines in their battles over infringement claims, patent reform measures…

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Recent Rulings Affecting IP Law

Registration:     $300.00 / pre-registration required Contact:     Kathy Perran Bethany, Patent Practice Coordinator Phone:  215.965.1291 Email: Description: Summer Associate William Kaufmann will give a presentation on recent Supreme Court and Federal Circuit cases impacting IP Law. Lunch will be…

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Pennsylvania Judge Vacates $1.4 Million Trade Secret Verdict

On March 21, the Pennsylvania Superior Court vacated a $1.4 million verdict in a trade secret case between Advanced Research System Inc. (ARS) and ColdEdge Technologies Inc., both of which manufacture and sell devices for low temperature scientific research. In…

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