Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Law360 provides breaking news and analysis on IP law. Coverage includes high-stakes cases involving patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and other forms of IP, as well as policy developments and licensing deals.



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Latest News in Intellectual Property

  • February 23, 2018

    Atty Interfered With Ex-Law Firm’s Web Rights, Jury Says

    A California federal jury found Friday that an attorney interfered with multiple domain names belonging to securities boutique Trowbridge Sidoti LLP after she claimed ownership following her exit from the firm, but found that her refusal to relinquish just one of the domain names caused harm, awarding only $7,800 in damages.

  • February 23, 2018

    Tribe Not Immune From Restasis IP Challenges, PTAB Says

    The Patent Trial and Appeal Board ruled Friday that tribal sovereign immunity does not apply to inter partes reviews and dismissed a motion from the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe to toss generics companies' challenges to patents for the dry-eye drug Restasis, which Allergan Inc. sold to the tribe last year.

  • February 23, 2018

    4 Things To Know About The New USPTO Examiner Manual

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office recently revised its Manual of Patent Examining Procedure for the first time in over two years, adding new material about patent-eligibility, the duty to disclose information to the office and other key patent law issues. Here’s what attorneys should know about the update.

  • February 23, 2018

    Health Hires: Goodwin, Alston & Bird, Lucas & Mercanti

    So far in February, Alston & Bird LLP lost an FDA-focused attorney to Goodwin Procter LLP and gained a government contracts attorney from Dentons, and intellectual property boutique Lucas & Mercanti LLP announced the arrival of three attorneys specializing in pharma.

  • February 23, 2018

    DOJ Official Urges Consistency In Tech Antitrust Enforcement

    A top U.S. Department of Justice antitrust official said Friday in a London speech that despite the rapid pace of change in the data and tech landscape, open-minded, evidence-based enforcement remains the crucial ingredient to prevent governments from harming innovation and consumers.

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Intellectual Property

Areas of Coverage

  • LITIGATION
  • Infringement suits over patents, copyrights, and trademarks
  • Patent Trial and Appeal Board disputes
  • Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) litigation
  • Section 301 cases
  • Trade secrets disputes
  • Licensing and royalty fights
  • Right-of-publicity suits
  • Antitrust disputes involving IP issues
  • AGENCIES
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • U.S. Copyright Office
  • U.S. International Trade Commission
  • World Intellectual Property Organization
  • POLICY & REGULATION
  • Patent reform legislation and related bills in Congress
  • Efforts to streamline international intellectual property law
  • ENFORCEMENT
  • Piracy and counterfeiting actions
  • International trade disputes involving IP issues
  • PROFILES
  • Personnel moves
  • Profiles of IP practices

Readership

  • Intellectual property lawyers at top law firms
  • Corporate counsel and compliance officers at Fortune 1000 companies
  • Executives and attorneys in the life sciences, technology, and other IP-focused industries
  • Information experts at law firms, agencies, and companies
  • Policymakers at federal and state agencies
  • Judges and court staff across the U.S.
  • Professors, students, and library staff at every accredited law school in the U.S.
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