Recent Developments at the European Patent Office and an Update on Design and Trademark Protection in the United Kingdom

Recent Developments at the European Patent Office and an Update on Design and Trademark Protection in the United Kingdom Please join us Monday, April 22, 2024 at noon where we welcome guest speaker John Kensett from the Dolleymores firm in the United Kingdom.  John will lead a presentation addressing recent developments at the European Patent [...]

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Rule 68 & Copyright Law

Please join us Monday, April 15, 2024 at noon where we will discuss Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 68 (Rule 68) and the "open question" of whether post-offer attorney’s fees are part of the recoverable "costs" for a defendant, in particular, in copyright cases. I think defendants should be able to use the Rule 68 [...]

Plastics, Video Games, and Brews

Plastics, Video Games, and Brews Please join us Monday, April 01, 2024 at noon where we will discuss two recent Federal Circuit cases Inline Plastics Corp. v. Lacerta Group, LLC, No. 22-1954 (Fed. Cir. 2024) involving patent infringement of Inline Plastics' tamper resistant container patents, and Savvy Dog Systems, LLC v. Pennsylvania Coin, LLC, No. [...]

By |2024-04-01T09:02:10-07:00March 29th, 2024|Litigation, Patent|0 Comments

Websites, Batteries, and Browserwraps

Websites, Batteries, and Browserwraps Please join us Monday, March 25, 2024 at noon where we will discuss two recent Federal Circuit cases Chewy, Inc. v. IBM , No. 22-1756 (Fed. Cir. 2024) involving a declaratory judgment of non-infringement of IBM patents, and Maxell, Ltd. v. Amperex Technology Limited , No. 23-1194 (Fed. Cir. 2024) dealing [...]

By |2024-03-25T09:23:59-07:00March 20th, 2024|Litigation, Patent|0 Comments

Understanding Open Source Licensing: Risks, Benefits, and Implications for Intellectual Property

Understanding Open Source Licensing: Risks, Benefits, and Implications for Intellectual Property Open-source licensing has existed since the late 1980s and early 1990s, when the Free Software Foundation introduced the concept of "free software" and launched the GNU General Public License (GPL). Despite the long-standing use of open-source licenses for over two decades, businesses newly entering [...]

By |2024-03-01T10:52:31-08:00March 1st, 2024|Patent, Licensing|0 Comments

SoCal IP Law Institute MCLE meeting of February 12, 2024 – Cannabis Industry Legal Update (MCLE) 2024 – YouTube.

Since it is the day after the Super Bowl, how about catching up with: Cannabis Industry Legal Update (MCLE) - YouTube Cannabis Industry Legal Update (MCLE) - YouTube Cannabis Industry Legal Update (MCLE) San Diego Law Library Open Angelo Gaz, of Counsel to SoCalIP, will lead the discussion.  

By |2024-02-10T19:01:11-08:00February 10th, 2024|Litigation, Licensing|0 Comments

Tips from Recent IP Cases

Tips from Recent IP Cases Please join us Monday, February 5, 2024 at noon where will discuss the importance of patent assignments stemming from Roku, Inc. v. International Trade Commission (Fed. Cir. 2024), the importance of timely filings in motion practice (or lack thereof) as seen in the trademark case Rolex Watch v. Beckertime (5th [...]

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