What is the proper venue to bring a patent infringement lawsuit?
The Supreme Court’s highly anticipated ruling in TC Heartland LLC. V. Kraft Foods Group Brands LLC has effectively reversed... Read More
Do public sales constitute prior art even without disclosing the invention?
On May 1, a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit clarified the scope of... Read More
- Firm News August 24, 2017
CDFS Partner Carmella Stephens, Ph.D. was listed as one of this... Read More
What is a trademark cancellation proceeding?
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently proposed streamlining the procedures to eliminate registrations for marks that are not in use. According... Read More
To commemorate International Woman’s Day in March, State Street Global Advisors commissioned Kristen Visbal’s “Fearless Girl” statue and obtained a permit from New York City to place it in... Read More
What is the status of the CRISPR patent dispute?
In February, this blog reported that the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) ruled there was no interference in patents awarded... Read More
What is a trademark opposition proceeding?
Nike Inc. is opposing a trademark registration by New England Patriots’ tight end Rob Gronkowski. In April 2016, Gronk Nation LLC filed a trademark... Read More
In the contemporary marketplace, innovation is essential for a business to maintain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. For this reason, companies are well advised to secure patent rights... Read More