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Annual Supreme Court Review – Tuesday, July 9 at 8:45 am

    Please join us in SoCal IP's Westlake Village office on Tuesday, July 9 at 8:45 am to view the 25th Annual Supreme Court Review livestreamed from the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. This program is presented by the ADL in partnership with the National Constitution Center. The Supreme Court Review will feature distinguished [...]

By |2024-06-19T10:41:54-07:00June 19th, 2024|Supreme Court, Constitutional Law|0 Comments

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 [...]

By |2024-04-19T18:06:36-07:00April 19th, 2024|Patent, Trademark, Guest Speaker, EPO, United Kingdom|0 Comments

Two Recent Federal Circuit Patent Cases

Objective Indicia of Nonobviousness and Restrictive Scope of Patent Reissue Please join us on Monday, September 11, 2023, where we will discuss two recent precedential opinions from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in the patent sphere addressing [1] when evidence of objective indicia of nonobviousness is correctly argued and [2] issues [...]

By |2023-11-09T13:30:10-08:00September 8th, 2023|Patent, Reissue, Obviousness, Guest Speaker|0 Comments

Andy Warhol, Prince, and Fair Use at the Supreme Court

Please join us on Monday, June 12, 2023 at noon for a discussion of the recent Supreme Court case Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. v. Goldsmith (May 18, 2023) In 1981 Newsweek commissioned professional photographer Lynn Goldsmith to photograph a then “up and coming” musician named Prince Rogers Nelson, which was published [...]

By |2023-06-05T11:15:02-07:00June 3rd, 2023|Fair Use, Copyright, Infringement|0 Comments

Two Common Trademark Issues

Two Common Trademark Issues When counseling clients wanting to register trademarks, we evaluate the likelihood an application for registration of the mark will succeed and counsel the client accordingly.  One of the issues that often arises in our analysis occurs when a mark is to be used in one way but, while there is no [...]

By |2023-11-09T13:31:15-08:00March 25th, 2023|Trademark|0 Comments

Tips on Avoiding Ethical Riptides in Your IP Practice

On Monday, September 19, we will watch a video replay of a program presented by the Intellectual Property Section of the California Lawyers Association at the Section’s Annual IP Institute in 2021. The program has been approved for one hour of self-study Legal Ethics credit. Drawing from their extensive experience and expertise in advising law [...]

By |2022-09-15T13:20:39-07:00September 15th, 2022|Ethics|0 Comments

Two Recent Federal Circuit Cases

Please join us on Monday, March 28, 2022 at 12:00 pm, where we will discuss two recent Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decisions. Dyfan, LLC v. Target Corp., No. 21-1725 (Fed. Cir. 2022) addresses claim construction to determine whether a patent is invalid.  The evaluation includes consideration of whether patent claims adhere to [...]

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