Category Archives: Intellectual Property

New Patently-O Email Service

I’m happy to announce that we’re moving our Patently-O Daily Review Email to a new provider – MailChimp.  We have been using Google’s FEEDBURNER, but that service has continued to degrade over time.  The new version should be easier to read on all devices. About 25,000 folks are signed-up to receive the daily email. If you have not already signed up, you can add your name here: [https://patentlyo.com/subscribe-patently-crouch].  Big thank you to Patently-O’s lead sponsor MBHB LLP for helping with this transition. – Dennis Crouch.. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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Fearless Girl to be moved due to … viability concerns

Charging Bull and Fearless GirlA little over a year ago The IPKat reported that Italian-born sculptor Arturo Di Modica, ie the author of the well-known Charging Bull in Manhattan's Financial District, intended to file a formal complaint with the Office of the New York City Mayor over the decision of the latter to allow the positioning (and stay for a few months) of Kristen Visbal's Fearless Girl right just opposite the famous bull.Initially an advertisement for an index fund which comprises gender diverse companies that have a higher percentage of women among their senior leadership, Fearless Girl has become a popular sight in Manhattan. The reason why Di Modica was unhappy about the positioning of Fearless Girl is explained in his complaint to the Mayor. His sculpture was meant to symbolize, initially, the 'strength and power of the American people and, then (after it was moved to its current….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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PLI Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp

Practising Law Institute (PLI) will be holding its Patent Fundamentals Bootcamp 2018: An Introduction to Patent Drafting, Prosecution, and Litigation on May 8-10, 2018 in Chicago, IL, on June 13-15, 2018 in New York, NY, and on July 18-20, 2018 in San Francisco, CA. The three-day program, which is directed to patent prosecuting and litigating attorneys and patent agents with or without a Patent Office registration number or little patent experience, will focus on teaching the basics of claim drafting, patent application preparation and prosecution, as well as a review of recent developments in the law. A litigator's perspective is….. To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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2010 USTR Special 301 Report

United States Trade Representative (USTR) Special 301 Report: Whos been naughty and whos been nice to US intellectual property interests (according to the USTR)? 2010 Country “Watch” Lists... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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MoMA, the museum, sues Moma, the cafe

Love the cafe owner’s thoughts on this lawsuit: “They can have Richard Prince in their collection, but I can’t use Helvetica? It doesn’t make any sense.” Lesson of the day: Protect your brand, people. Protect your brand... To continue reading this legal news please click Read full information...

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