The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that decorative elements of a cheerleading uniform could be protected by copyright law, a ruling it said was aimed at resolving “widespread disagreement” on when such designs are eligible for protection.
Three attorneys at Needle & Rosenberg have become shareholders of the firm, the Atlanta-based intellectual property boutique said.
Purdue Pharma has filed an appeal of a court ruling that found its patents protecting the painkiller OxyContin were invalid because the company deliberately misled the U.S. Patent Office.
Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP, the largest intellectual property boutique on the West Coast, promotes Eric S. Furman, James W. Hill and Susan M. Natland.
Sughrue Mion, PLLC, one of the largest intellectual property boutiques in the U.S., elected six of its attorneys to the partnership, the firm said Monday.
The United States has formally initiated an investigation into violations of intellectual property rights in Pakistan, threatening trade sanctions unless the country curbs rampant piracy.
The retrial of Rambus Inc.'s patent infringement lawsuit against Infineon Technologies AG will begin in May as scheduled, but the court reduced the number of patent claims that Rambus could bring against Infineon.
Houston-based international law firm Vinson & Elkins LLP has elected intellectual property attorney David Weaver in its Austin office to partner.
Swiss life-sciences company Lonza settled its patent infringement suits against Axel Chemicals and Stauber Performance Ingredients over a neutraceutical patent.
The U.S. once again added South Korea to its priority watch list of countries with weak intellectual property protection, citing a surge in music and film piracy.
TouchTunes has won a summary judgment ruling against Ecast in an ongoing legal battle between the two providers of digital jukeboxes.
A Los Angeles jury has ruled that the Frank Sinatra trademark was infringed by an unauthorized tribute to the entertainer staged in Atlantic City in 2001 and in Las Vegas in 2002.
Coca-Cola and a Chinese soft drinks maker have settled out of court over an alleged trademark infringement case regarding the branding of a fruit juice marketed on the mainland.
Patriot Scientific Corporation continues to press its multimillion-dollar litigation against chip makers, suing Matsushita in New Jersey over its patent for microprocessor clock speeds.
Alexandria, VA-based IP boutique Oblon, Spivak has elected Philippe J.C. Signore, Ph.D. and Robert C. Mattson as new members.
The Philippines will raise fees for intellectual property filings for the first time in nearly four years on Jan. 16, the Intellectual Property Office said.
A court has rejected a claim by U.S. brewer Anheuser-Busch Cos. that Czech brewer Budvar AS was infringing its trademark in South Korea.
Santa Clara, Calif.-based Macrovision Corp. sued 321 Studios over its DVD copying system, claiming the software infringes its patented copy protection technology and violates the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.
InternetAd Systems, which recently sued several popular online content providers, says it plans to seek royalties from websites that use various online ad formats, including some types of pop-up and pop-under ads.
Agilent Technologies Inc. has sued PixArt Imaging in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, alleging that PixArt is infringing its patent for optical mouse sensor technology.
A maker of exercise equipment cannot use the Energizer trademark, according to a settlement between Energizer Holdings subsidiary Eveready Battery Co. and Abflex USA.