SoCal IP Institute :: May 7, 2012 :: Trademark Infringement for Keyword Advertising and Examiner Allowance Rates

We will be discussing one Fourth Circuit case and one Law Review article during our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, May 7, 2012. Brief synopses are presented below.

Rosetta Stone Ltd. v. Google, Inc., Case No. 10-2007 (4th Cir. April 9, 2012) (attached).

Rosetta Stone sued Google in 2009 over the search engine’s sale of […]

SoCal IP Institute :: April 23, 2012 :: Changes at the USPTO and Implementation of the America Invents Act

We will be discussing recent trends and changes at the US Patent and Trademark Office and implementation of the America Invents Act during our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, April 23, 2012.
Some of the topics that we will discuss include:

Efforts by the USPTO to reduce the backlog in examination of patent applications
Prioritized Examination […]

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SoCal IP Institute :: March 14, 2011 :: America Invents Act

Please join us for the SoCal IP Institute meeting, Monday, March 14, 2011 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 America Invents Act (Summary Attached) which passed […]

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