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SoCal IP Institue Joinder of Counterfeit Defenders ; California License Agreements

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, November 23, 2020 we will discuss the following cases: Oakley, Inc. v. The Partnerships and Unincorporated Associations Identified on Schedule A. (NDIL 2020) (Case Here) (Complaint here) The District court in the Northern District of Illinois granted plaintiff's ex parte motion for a temporary restraining order. [...]

By |2020-11-22T11:36:05-08:00November 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SoCal IP Institue Zoom and the FTC; Apple and the Southern District of Texas

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, November 16, 2020 we will discuss the following cases: In Re Zoom Communications Inc. (FTC 2020) (Case Here) Zoom recently entered into a settlement agreement with the FTC. The FTC alleged that Zoom advertised certain security measures and features that were not actually in the product [...]

By |2020-11-13T15:10:39-08:00November 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SoCal IP More Recent Federal Circuit Decisions

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, November 9, 2020 we will discuss the following cases: Valeant Pharmaceuticals v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals (Fed. Cir. 2020)(Case Here) This case further defines the scope of proper venue regarding patent cases. Said the court "TC Heartland raised more questions than it answered; we and district courts around [...]

By |2020-11-06T18:02:31-08:00November 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SoCal IP Recent Federal Circuit Decisions

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, November 2, 2020 we will discuss the following cases: In Re Nitro Fluids LLC (CAFC 2020) (Case Here) Nitro Fluids petitioned for mandamus review, the Federal Circuit granted in part and denied in part the decision. Interestingly, the Federal Circuit did not order transfer as the [...]

By |2020-10-29T22:04:49-07:00October 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SoCal IP Real Party in Interest for IPRs; Tiffany and Costco Trademark Disputes.

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, October 5, 2020 we will discuss the following cases: RPX v. AIT (CAFC 2020) (Case Here) RPX ran a business in which it would legally challenge patents for its subscribers. Salesforce was eventually sued for patent infringement but did not file an IPR against asserted patents [...]

By |2020-10-02T17:15:45-07:00October 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SoCal IP Jersey Boys and Copyright

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, September 21, 2020 we will discuss the following cases: Corbello v. Valli (9th Cir. 2020) (Case Here) The 9th circuit denied copyright protection to an assertion of fact. Said the court "It is [a] feature of copyright law, not a bug or anomaly, that an author [...]

By |2020-09-18T17:24:17-07:00September 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SoCal IP Don’t Disclosure Trade-Secrets Over Zoom

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, September 14th, 2020 we will discuss the following cases: Corbello v. Valli (9th Cir. 2020) (Case Here) The 9th Circuit held that a state right of publicity claim was preempted by the copyright act.  In the underlying case, acclaimed rapper 50 cent sued another rapper for [...]

By |2020-09-11T16:59:09-07:00August 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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