About Guy Cumberbatch

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Guy Cumberbatch has created 10 blog entries.

Recovery of Priority Date(s), Italian heritage copyrights, BBB for TM Disputes?

Please join us Monday, July 8, 2024 where we will discuss several disparate topics, including: Recovery of Patent Priority Date when an anniversary for US or PCT filing is missed. Do Italian art heritage laws trump EU copyright law? A recent example of using the Better Business Bureau to police the use of the registered [...]

The Curious Lawyer: Legal Lessons From the Remarkable James Bond Litigation History

Please join us at noon Monday, January 22, 2024 where we will view a video describing copyright issues surrounding the James Bond movies and books. video link here Guy Cumberbatch, of counsel to SoCalIP, will present. This activity is approved for 1 hour of MCLE credit. If you will be joining us, please RSVP to [...]

What My Facebook Posts Teach about Lawyer Mental Health

Please join us Monday, May 8, 2023 where we will watch a video featuring Stuart Teicher, Esq. discussing mental health issues in the legal profession.  This qualifies for one CA CLE credit for competence, and topics will include: Introduction Anxiety Stress, Burnout, and Balance Past the Breaking Points Depression & Suicide Anger Management Compassion Fatigue [...]

By |2023-11-09T13:33:00-08:00May 4th, 2023|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Rx patent monopoly and Lizzo TM win

Please join us Monday, March 6, 2023 where we will discuss Rx patent monopoly issues and Lizzo's TM win.  Specific case discussions will include: AbbVie Rx Patent Monopoly Strategy Against Biosimilars - AbbVie makes Humera for arthritis and extended its monopoly for 7 years past the 2016 expiration date of its basic patent on the [...]

By |2023-11-09T13:31:44-08:00March 2nd, 2023|monopoly, Antitrust, FDA, Patent, Trademark, TTAB|0 Comments

Circuit Conflict over Trade Dress and Parody vs State Police Power Immunity

Please join us on Monday, November 7, 2022 at 12:00 pm, where we will discuss the following:   Sulzer Mixpac AG v. A&N Trading Co., 988 F.3d 174 (2d Cir. 2021) (decision here) - A&N petitions the Supreme Court for cert based on a final judgment and permanent injunction by the 2nd Circuit on TM [...]

Inherency of Negative Claim terms and Trade Dress in the 5th Circuit

Please join us on Monday, August 8, 2022 at 12:00 pm, where we will discuss the following: Novartis Pharm. Corp. v. Accord Healthcare, Inc., 38 F.4th 1013 (Fed. Cir. 2022) (rehearing decision here) - Novartis prevailed in the 5th Circuit on the validity of its claims under the Written Description Requirement based on a negative [...]

Analogous Prior Art & Moderna-NIH Patent conflict

Please join us on Monday, March 14, 2022 at 12:00 pm, where we will discuss the concept of Analogous Prior Art in Obviousness rejections, as well as delve into the issues in the Moderna-NIH conflict over Covid vaccine patent rights. Please see Analogous Prior Art slides here. Please see Moderna-NIH slides here, and patent filing [...]

SoCalIP Law Institute Weekly Meeting – April 26, 2021 – Transformative Copyrights and Patent Battles in the Spin World

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, April 26, 2021 we will discuss the following: Second Circuit Finds Andy Warhol’s Use of Prince Photograph Wasn’t All That Transformative After All - See The Andy Warhol Foundation v. Goldsmith, Case No. 19-2420 (2d Cir. March 26, 2021) In a recent decision, the Second Circuit [...]

Go to Top