Effective February 15, 2020, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will adhere to new trademark examination guidelines. The most significant for most trademark practitioners are the new email and specimen requirements.Read more »
Trademark Update: New USPTO Rules Include Widely Criticized Applicant Email Requirements Posted on: February 14, 2020 In: Intellectual Property & Technology
USPTO Supports “Counterintuitive” Interpretation of AIA in Amicus Brief to Fed Circuit Court of Appeals Posted on: March 07, 2019 In: Intellectual Property & Technology
Oral Arguments Scheduled for Next Week - In a curious legal scenario, the USPTO recently filed an amicus brief at the request of the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals, supporting a “counterintuitive” reading of the American Invents Act (AIA). This stems from an interesting argument made by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary company Janssen Oncology, Inc. regarding estoppel under the AIA.Read more »
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