During a recent conversation with a patent examiner an interesting consequence of the COVID-19 outbreak came to light. Many applicants have taken advantage of the extensions afforded by the USPTO in relation to many patent and trademark deadlines and the waiver of associated..
Food and beverage giant Nestlé has filed a trademark infringement suit in Texas, seeking a permanent injunction against Mexican distributor Ultra Distribuciones Mundiales SA de CV for selling unauthorized––but authentic––Nestlé products in the United States.
Video game makers can’t be sued for copyright infringement when they recreate tattoos on famous athletes’ virtual avatars.
Stung by its involvement in what has been referred to as the “Lollapalooza of patent trolling,” Fortress Investment Group, LLC has announced it is offering royalty-free licenses for its patents involved in COVID-19 diagnostics research.
It’s official: states cannot be held liable for copyright infringement, as long as they don’t abuse the privilege.
A five-year trademark dispute hit a brick wall last week, when a federal judge in New Jersey ordered two trademark litigants to just settle the thing already.
Facing a drug shortage against the novel coronavirus, Israel has begun importing generic drugs that infringe on the branded drug Kaletra, an antiviral therapy developed to treat HIV.
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The coronavirus is having an impact all over the world. In order to ensure the safest conditions for our clients and our team, we have made the decision to suspend operation of our downtown Des Moines office for the time being.
Last month the U.S. Trademark Office removed any ambiguity that may have existed with its new rule that requires foreign entities to use U.S. attorneys when working with the Trademark Office.