SoCal IP Institute :: July 9, 2012 :: Summary Judgment and Presumption of Validity

We will be discussing one Ninth Circuit case and one Federal Circuit case during our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, July 9, 2012. Brief synopses are presented below. Rearden LLC v. Rearden Commerce Inc., Case No. 10-16665 (9th Cir. June 27, 2012) (attached). Plaintiff Rearden LLC filed suit against Rearden Commerce, asserting numerous [...]

SoCal IP Institute :: July 2, 2012 :: Doctrine of Equivalents, Unexpected Results and Teaching Away

We will be discussing two Federal Circuit cases during our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, July 2, 2012. Brief synopses are presented below. Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. v. Cadbury Adams USA LLC, Case No. 2011-1140, 2011-1150 (Fed. Cir. June 22, 2012) (attached). This suit involved infringement assertions between two competitors in the chewing [...]

SoCal IP Institute :: June 11, 2012 :: Trademark Dilution and Irreparable Harm for Preliminary Injunction

We will be discussing one Trademark Trial and Appeal Board case and one Federal Circuit case during our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, June 11, 2012. Brief synopses are presented below. Research in Motion Ltd. v. Defining Presence Marketing Group, Inc. & Axel Ltd. Co., Opposition Nos. 91178668, 91179490, 91181076 (T.T.A.B. Feb. 27, [...]

SoCal IP Institute :: June 4, 2012 :: Standard of Review for Obviousness and Hindsight Bias

We will be discussing two Federal Circuit cases during our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, June 4, 2012. Brief synopses are presented below. Plasmart v. Kappos & Wang, Case No. 2011-1570 (Fed. Cir. May 22, 2012) (attached). Appellee sells the TwistCar, a scooter with a handlebar that is twisted to propel the scooter. [...]

SoCal IP Institute :: Monday September 13, 2010

Please join us for the SoCal IP Institute meeting, Monday, Sep 13 at Noon. This activity is approved for 1 hour of MCLE credit. If you will be joining us, please RSVP to Amanda Jones by 9 am Monday. We will be discussing the following items: 1)     The USPTO’s updated examination guidelines on the issue of obviousness. (attached) 2)     [...]

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