By: Steve Schaetzel and Steve Philbin On October 12, the Supreme Court heard arguments in an important copyright fair use…
By: Meredith Struby As seen in Intellectual Property Magazine Most organisation for economic cooperation and development (OECD) countries, including the…
By: Shirlene Jackson-Beckford PhD The USPTO has announced an increase to its official fees which will come into effect on…
Coca-Cola might not receive federal trademark registration for its “ZERO” brand of products.
Published article appeared in the Chicago-Kent Journal of Intellectual Property.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) began a pilot program several days ago that will provide an easy avenue for reporting fake trademark specimens. Under the program, a third party may e-mail the USPTO at TMSpecimenProtest@uspto.gov during a trademark application’s 30-day opposition window with evidence that a fake specimen was filed in the […]
Inter partes review petitions that are timely filed are appealable according to a recent decision by the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.
Increased patent fees apply on January 16, 2018.
Heat-reflective materials in sportswear was contested in a design and utility patent case.
TTAB affirmed the examining attorney’s refusal to register the mark due to the descriptive nature and it would prevent competitors from using it to sell their own locally sourced food and wine.