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USPTO Patent Eligibility Training on 2019 Revised Subject Matter Guidance

On February 28, 2019, the USPTO summarized and explained the recently issued 2019 Revised Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance (2019 PEG) that changes the procedures for determining whether a patent claim is directed to patent eligible subject matter. While a … Continue reading

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Belmora doesn't replace 43(a)'s usual requirement of protectable subject matter in standard trade dress case

Secret of the Islands, Inc. v. Hymans Seafood Company, Inc., 2019 WL 917209, No. 2:17-cv-342-BHH (D.S.C. Feb. 25, 2019)SOTI sells salt scrubs and other body products; salt scrubs can be used as hand soap, but also exfoliate and moisturize. Hymans … Continue reading

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Effective Communication with a High Conflict Person In Your Family Matter

ANGRY EMAILS? … HOSTILE TEXTS? … NASTY LETTERS?   Consider the BIFF RESPONSE® METHOD Have you been the recipient of angry tests, nasty emails, and ugly outbursts in public?   Has your ex said nasty things about you on a social … Continue reading

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Artists Against Article 13: When Big Tech and Big Content Make a Meal of Creators, It Doesn't Matter Who Gets the Bigger Piece

Article 13 is the on-again/off-again controversial proposal to make virtually every online community, service, and platform legally liable for any infringing material posted by their users, even very briefly, even if there was no conceivable way for the online service … Continue reading

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Marital Property v. Separate Property: (And, Why They Matter)

Marital property v. separate property. More than likely, the words speak for themselves. Without question, separate property may be real and personal property you owned before you married or after your divorce. Just about everything else is marital property – … Continue reading

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