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Startup basketball league Champions League Inc. on Tuesday withdrew its claims against rival Big3 Basketball LLC, the day after Big3 asked the court to dismiss Champions’ claims for missing a court deadline for revising its complaint.
The First Circuit on Tuesday shut down attempts by the founder of the classic rock band Boston and a former guitarist for the band to revive their battling claims in a trademark infringement dispute over use of the band's name, denying the appeals of both rockers.
In an order unsealed Monday, a Texas federal judge sanctioned ZeniMax Media Inc. for refusing to hand over documents during discovery in its $500 million suit against Oculus VR LLC, striking its request for $40 million in attorneys' fees from Oculus.
Patent owner Smartflash LLC has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to find America Invents Act reviews unconstitutional because Patent Trial and Appeal Board judges are not appointed by the president, and it asked the court to hold that PTAB cannot review patents issued before the AIA was enacted.
Two major intellectual property law groups have urged the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to make refinements to a recent agency memo that established limits on when patent examiners can reject applications for claiming patent-ineligible material.