Intellectual Property Law (CLE)

Navigating the Trade Secret Litigation Landscape: The Way to a Dispute Resolution

2022-09-04T22:23:42-04:00

In today’s highly competitive work environment, trade secrets are the lifeblood of a business. As more and more companies move to hybrid and remote work structures, the risk of misappropriation magnifies. This underscores the need for businesses to level up their trade secret protection and create sophisticated confidentiality controls without stifling collaborative workspaces.

Resolving Trade Secret Disputes: An Exploration

2022-09-26T05:05:24-04:00

Today’s highly competitive markets are pushing businesses to take vigorous efforts in protecting and defending their trade secrets. With the continuously increasing number of federal filings for trade secret disputes, employers must reassess their trade secret policies as well as stay on top of the latest developments in Defend Trade Secret Act (DTSA) to minimize the risk of trade secret misappropriation. Likewise, they must also adopt robust litigation strategies to ensure success in this type of lawsuit.

Calculating Patent Damages: Key Developments and Notable Cases Explored

2022-09-26T04:12:40-04:00

In February 2022, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) revoked the decisions on Apple Inc. v. Wi-LAN Inc. and California Inst. of Tech. v. Broadcom Ltd. due to flawed expert’s opinion. This resulted in the vacation of previous verdicts of $85 million and $1.1 billion and the remand of new trials on damages. This notable development underscores the significance of an expert’s opinion to be tethered to the facts of the case to ensure its admissibility.

The Evolving Landscape of Intellectual Property: What the Future Holds

2022-08-23T17:27:29-04:00

In this LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide and present an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in Evolving Landscape of Intellectual Property: What the Future Holds. Speakers will also present all important issues surrounding this significant topic. Join us for this Knowledge Group Webinar!

What’s New in the Trademark Law Landscape: Regulatory Trends and Challenges Explored

2022-09-29T01:23:59-04:00

What's new in trademark law in the age of COVID-19?  Join seasoned trademark law experts, Stephen Jadie Coates (Coates IP) and Maureen Shannon (Rivian Automotive), as they discuss how the ramifications of the pandemic has impacted the practice of trademark law and their perspective on such changes.  Speakers will also discuss recent cases and upcoming regulatory changes. They will also provide the audience with practical strategies for managing trademark issues in a rapidly evolving legal climate.

Overcoming Sections 101,102, 103 Conundrum for Biotech and Chemical Patents: Practical Guide in 2020

2022-09-29T01:28:28-04:00

In recent years, the hope on solving the patent eligibility conundrum is still up in the air. Precedential decisions interpreting and applying Section 101 from both the Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit created tangled patent eligibility rulings that have limited the ability to patent certain technologies. In connection with this, earlier this year, the members of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, along with members of the House, have produced a draft bill that will revise 35 U.S.C. Section 101. However, this draft bill is not yet available for there are still a lot of details to be discussed, and the proposed legislation is still to be determined.  A mutual effort to produce a consistent subject matter eligibility framework is both an achievement and a raising opportunity for the year ahead.

The ITC Section 337 Investigations: Trends, Development, and Issues

2022-09-29T02:14:47-04:00

Patent investigations brought under International Trade Commission (ITC) have seen an upward trend in recent years. Consequently, as several types of products and components are imported in the U.S., an increase in patent litigation is also expected – a scenario that may put a large number of U.S. companies and their consumers at risk.

What’s New in the Trademark Law Landscape: Regulatory Trends and Challenges Explored

2021-07-13T05:00:34-04:00

What's new in trademark law in the age of COVID-19?  Join seasoned trademark law experts, Stephen Jadie Coates (Coates IP) and Maureen Shannon (Rivian Automotive), as they discuss how the ramifications of the pandemic has impacted the practice of trademark law and their perspective on such changes.  Speakers will also discuss recent cases and upcoming regulatory changes. They will also provide the audience with practical strategies for managing trademark issues in a rapidly evolving legal climate.

Inter Partes Reviews & Post Grant Proceedings: Winning Strategies in the 2020 Battlefield

2022-09-30T01:57:08-04:00

Inter Partes (IPR) and Post Grant Reviews (PGR) have become an essential part of the patent litigation battlefield.  With Patent Office priorities and Federal Circuit decisions such as Arthrex, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc. constantly changing the landscape for these proceedings, it is imperative for all patent litigants to be well-versed with recent Federal Circuit decisions as well as recent decisions that the Patent Office has designated Precedential or Informative.

Surveys in Trademark Litigation

2022-09-30T02:02:22-04:00

Consumer surveys are one of the most powerful tools available in trademark or trade dress infringement cases, deceptive advertising, class action cases, and many other types of litigation. Yet despite the success of surveys in bringing about favorable settlements, many attorneys are still not familiar with the basics of consumer surveys and how they can be used.

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