Intellectual Property News and Analysis

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President Trump Vows to Protect Intellectual Property , Smith & Hopen, PA
Brazil to grant 230,000 patents , Smith & Hopen, PA
Patenting Fitness Programs? , Smith & Hopen, PA
Prevailing through the uncertainty of 35 U.S.C. § 101 , Smith & Hopen, PA
Charter found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking , Smith & Hopen, PA
Trademark Registration - Less is More , Smith & Hopen, PA
Patent Examiners are not the Adversary , Smith & Hopen, PA
Failure to Mark Patented Article Creates New Issues , Smith & Hopen, PA
The Evolving Jurisprudence of Section 101 , Smith & Hopen, PA
PCT Filing - Priority Date and Statutory Bar Date , Smith & Hopen, PA
Senior Domain Name versus Junior Trademark , Smith & Hopen, PA
Industrial Design the Next Wave of IP , Smith & Hopen, PA
Single Component Shipped Abroad Not Enough for Infringement , Smith & Hopen, PA
S. Ct. Confirms BRI and No Institution Appeal , Smith & Hopen, PA
S. Court Oral Hearing Patent Willfulness , Smith & Hopen, PA
Rare Fed. Circuit Reversal of PTAB , Smith & Hopen, PA
Provisional Applications as Prior Art , Smith & Hopen, PA
IPR Proceedings in Modern Patent Litigation , Smith & Hopen, PA
S. Ct. Maintains Expired-Patent Royalty Bar , Smith & Hopen, PA
Proposed PATENT Act Commentary , Smith & Hopen, PA
Fed. Cir. Endorses IPR Claim Construction Standard , Smith & Hopen, PA
The Death of Brooks in Fee Shifting , Smith & Hopen, PA
Protect Words First and Logos Second , Smith & Hopen, PA
U.S. Gov. Liable $70m for Patent Infringement , Smith & Hopen, PA
Fast Track for European Trademarks , Smith & Hopen, PA
Preamble for Software Claims , Smith & Hopen, PA
S&H Welcomes Florida’s Newest University , Smith & Hopen, PA
S. Court: Aereo Re-Broadcasts Violate Copyright , Smith & Hopen, PA
Native Americans Recover Their Fumble , Smith & Hopen, PA
Florida v. Research Triangle , Smith & Hopen, PA
Avery Labels…a solution to trademark specimens , Smith & Hopen, PA
Patent Trolls Seek 1st Amendment Protection , Smith & Hopen, PA
2014 FSU Faculty Inventor Workshop , Smith & Hopen, PA
USPTO’s New “Glossary Initiative” , Smith & Hopen, PA
How to Protect Software with a Copyright Deposit , Smith & Hopen, PA
How to Protect an iPhone or Android App , Smith & Hopen, PA
Five Predictions for 3D Printing Litigation , Smith & Hopen, PA
Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon Features USF Young Innovator , Smith & Hopen, PA
Determining when software is unpatentable , Smith & Hopen, PA
Is Google-Samsung Patent Deal a Wake-up Call to Ap , Smith & Hopen, PA
Oh Canada! Trademark Differences with our Northern , Smith & Hopen, PA
Trademark Scam Barks up Wrong Tree , Smith & Hopen, PA
Clothing Trademarks in IC 025 , Smith & Hopen, PA
When a Final Rejection is not Entirely Final , Smith & Hopen, PA
USPTO to Operate 4 Weeks into Shutdown , Smith & Hopen, PA
Note to Mainstream Media: New Zealand has not bann , Smith & Hopen, PA
Universities Beware: Perils of Government Patent O , Smith & Hopen, PA
Using Competitor’s Trademark for Google AdWords , Smith & Hopen, PA
Form-Fillable Mutual Non-Disclosure Agreement , Smith & Hopen, PA
USPTO makes Chinese Patents Accessible , Smith & Hopen, PA
Two parts of trademark application must be at odds , Smith & Hopen, PA
New Bill Would Exempt USPTO from Sequestration Cut , Smith & Hopen, PA
Patent decision from S Ct. causes 21% stock drop , Smith & Hopen, PA
Supreme Court finds isolated DNA not patentable , Smith & Hopen, PA
A Short, Easy and Effective Software Development A , Smith & Hopen, PA
Angelina Jolie’s Ties to Gene Patent Debate , Smith & Hopen, PA
U.S. Supreme Court decision protects patented soybeans , Smith & Hopen, PA
4 Big Design Patent Changes in Store for Dec. 18, , Smith & Hopen, PA
Obvious-Type Double Patenting w/o Common Ownership , Smith & Hopen, PA
Boeing Patents Changing Batteries Between Flights , Smith & Hopen, PA
Trademark Holders Enforcing Rights Against Cybersquatters , Smith & Hopen, PA
Public disclosure and grace period in the first-to-file , Smith & Hopen, PA
The next dead technology–the wall light switch , Smith & Hopen, PA
$60 Smart Lighting and Opportunities for Innovatio , Smith & Hopen, PA
Myriad Gene Patent Debate Hits Mainstream Media , Smith & Hopen, PA
Top 10 Rules of Patent Practice , Smith & Hopen, PA
Deferred patent examination–an underused strategy , Smith & Hopen, PA
Skillful patent strategy nets $27.5 million verdic , Smith & Hopen, PA
Four (4) Tasks for Tech Transfer: Micro-Entity Status , Smith & Hopen, PA
Buy the Accused Article Before Suing for Patent In , Smith & Hopen, PA
New Navy Laser Takes Down Enemy Targets for $1 , Smith & Hopen, PA
Bill would outlaw REDSKIN trademarks , Smith & Hopen, PA
Micro-Entity Status–Research Foundation as Applicant , Smith & Hopen, PA
What is the Patent Cooperation Treaty? , Smith & Hopen, PA
USPTO Trademark and Design Examiner Hiring Flat Line , Smith & Hopen, PA
Micro-Entity Validator Tool Now Online , Smith & Hopen, PA
Patent Fee Calculator Updated with New Micro-Entit , Smith & Hopen, PA
General Counsel–Best Bet to Qualify a University I , Smith & Hopen, PA
Online Point of Sale Displays , Smith & Hopen, PA
Universities Find Micro-Entity Status a Mixed Bag , Smith & Hopen, PA
Judge Cuts $400m from Apple-Samsung Jury Award , Smith & Hopen, PA
Europe-Wide Patent Court In Works , Smith & Hopen, PA
Apple versus Microsoft - Trademarking Retail Store , Smith & Hopen, PA
Responding Quickly to Office Actions , Smith & Hopen, PA
Put a Glossary in Every Patent Application , Smith & Hopen, PA
Avoid "Over-Trademarking" , Smith & Hopen, PA
Getting Two Years out of a Provisional Filing , Smith & Hopen, PA
Is Non-Use of a Trademark Excusable? , Smith & Hopen, PA
Patent Practice Tip: Include Everything in the Res , Smith & Hopen, PA
Getting Two Years out of a Provisional Filing , Smith & Hopen, PA
How to Patent Software–Dos and Don’ts , Smith & Hopen, PA
Software Invention Disclosures , Smith & Hopen, PA
Patent Practice Tip: Include Everything in the Response , Smith & Hopen, PA
Put a Glossary in Every Patent Application , Smith & Hopen, PA
Responding Quickly to Office Actions , Smith & Hopen, PA
Additional PPH Partnerships , Smith & Hopen, PA
Gene Patents head to S. Court , Smith & Hopen, PA
Gene Patents head to S. Court , Smith & Hopen, PA
Trademark Dilution Bill–Preventing State Actions , Smith & Hopen, PA
Top Three Patent Policy Issues , Smith & Hopen, PA
 

 


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