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January 9, 2020

CHOICE OF VENUE IN APPEALING TTAB DECISIONS

October 21, 2019

PROTECTING TRADEMARK REPUTATION WITHOUT USE IN THE US

October 21, 2019

A GROWING MARKET: AN UPDATE ON LEGALIZATION, REGISTRATION AND PROTECTION OF CANNABIS MARKS IN THE US

October 16, 2019

TRADEMARK APPLICATIONS: DRAFTING THE APPLICATION

October 16, 2019

MADRID PROTOCOL-BASED REGISTRATIONS: MAINTENANCE AND RENEWAL

October 16, 2019

TRADEMARK REGISTRATIONS: MAINTENANCE AND RENEWAL

June 19, 2019

LEASON ELLIS SHOWS MEDICAL DIAGNOSTIC PATENTS CAN STILL BE OBTAINED IN THE U.S.

June 6, 2019

HOW SOME PATENT SAVVY COMPANIES UTILIZE OPINIONS OF COUNSEL TO MANAGE THEIR RISK TOLERANCE FOR POTENTIAL WILLFUL INFRINGEMENT CLAIMS.

December 21, 2018

ROBERT ISACKSON AMICUS BRIEF SUMMARIES

Amicus briefs are important because they function to provide the court with information and arguments, based on law, public policy and common sense, that the parties, […]
November 28, 2018

HARMONIZATION IN PRACTICE: A DIALOGUE ABOUT FOREIGN TRADEMARKS

October 5, 2018

A PARADIGM SHIFT TO LIMIT THE SCOPE OF WAIVER OF PRIVILEGE WHEN RELYING ON OPINION OF COUNSEL IN DEFENSE OF CLAIMS FOR WILLFUL PATENT INFRINGEMENT AND ENHANCED DAMAGES

A recent decision by U.S. District Judge Robert H. Cleland, Eastern District of Michigan, found that defendant’s voluntary waiver of privilege to rely on an opinion […]
August 27, 2018

PRAXAIR AND THE PRINTED MATTER DOCTRINE

A recent Federal Circuit decision affirmed in a part a Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decision invalidating method of treatment claims including a “providing information” […]