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SoCalIP Law Institute Weekly Meeting – August 8, 2022 – 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 [...]

SoCalIP Law Institute Weekly Meeting – March 14, 2022 – 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 – October 4, 2021 – Professional Responsibility and Use of Technology (Ethics MCLE)

Please join us on Monday, October 4, 2021 at 1:00 pm, where we will watch a video presentation on Professional Responsibility and Use of Technology by Nicole Clark, CEO of Trellis Research, Inc., hosted by the San Diego Law Library and originally aired on August 5, 2021. (video here) Please RSVP to Join the Discussion [...]

By |2021-09-29T14:10:32-07:00September 29th, 2021|Ethics|0 Comments

SoCalIP Law Institute Weekly Meeting – August 2, 2021 – The Intersection of Trade Dress and Patents

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, August 2, 2021 we will discuss the following: The intersection between the three types of IP protection available for products.  As set forth by the Supreme Court in the TrafFix case in 2001 (here), product configuration cannot be protected as trade dress if the product feature [...]

By |2021-08-02T09:53:12-07:00July 29th, 2021|Patent, Trade Dress, Functionality|0 Comments

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 [...]

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