SoCal IP Institute :: May 9, 2011 :: False Marking Strikes Out and a Reaffirmation of Implied Contractual Protection for Movie Ideas

We will be discussing two recent, relevant opinions in our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, May 9, 2011.  The first case further develops the growing false marking jurisprudence.  The second case addresses the situation in which a movie production company uses an individual's idea for a movie but fails to pay.  A brief [...]

By |2011-05-06T01:00:32-07:00May 6th, 2011|Copyright, Ownership, Patent, False Marking|0 Comments

SoCal IP Institute :: March 21, 2011 :: The End of False Marking and an Update on the Trademark Dilution Standard

We will be discussing recent, relevant opinions in our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, March 21, 2011. The first case we discuss may signal a welcome end to patent false marking lawsuits. The second case sets forth a new framework for evaluating trademark dilution in the 9th Circuit and is potentially a persuasive [...]

By |2011-03-18T01:59:59-07:00March 18th, 2011|Patent, Trademark, Dilution, False Marking|0 Comments
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