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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

  • August 21, 2018

    Champions League Drops Contract Suit Against B3 Basketball

    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.

  • August 21, 2018

    1st Circ. Shuts Down Bid To Revive Boston Band TM Row

    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.

  • August 21, 2018

    ZeniMax Sanctioned Over Docs In $500M Oculus Copyright Suit

    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.

  • August 21, 2018

    PTAB Faces New Constitutional Attack In High Court Petition

    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.

  • August 21, 2018

    IP Groups Urge USPTO To Refine Berkheimer Eligibility Memo

    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.

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Intellectual Property

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


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