SoCal IP More Recent Federal Circuit Decisions

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, November 9, 2020 we will discuss the following cases: Valeant Pharmaceuticals v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals (Fed. Cir. 2020)(Case Here) This case further defines the scope of proper venue regarding patent cases. Said the court "TC Heartland raised more questions than it answered; we and district courts around [...]

By |2020-11-06T18:02:31-08:00November 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SoCal IP Recent Federal Circuit Decisions

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, November 2, 2020 we will discuss the following cases: In Re Nitro Fluids LLC (CAFC 2020) (Case Here) Nitro Fluids petitioned for mandamus review, the Federal Circuit granted in part and denied in part the decision. Interestingly, the Federal Circuit did not order transfer as the [...]

By |2020-10-29T22:04:49-07:00October 29th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SoCal IP Real Party in Interest for IPRs; Tiffany and Costco Trademark Disputes.

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, October 5, 2020 we will discuss the following cases: RPX v. AIT (CAFC 2020) (Case Here) RPX ran a business in which it would legally challenge patents for its subscribers. Salesforce was eventually sued for patent infringement but did not file an IPR against asserted patents [...]

By |2020-10-02T17:15:45-07:00October 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SoCal IP Jersey Boys and Copyright

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, September 21, 2020 we will discuss the following cases: Corbello v. Valli (9th Cir. 2020) (Case Here) The 9th circuit denied copyright protection to an assertion of fact. Said the court "It is [a] feature of copyright law, not a bug or anomaly, that an author [...]

By |2020-09-18T17:24:17-07:00September 18th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SoCal IP Don’t Disclosure Trade-Secrets Over Zoom

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, September 14th, 2020 we will discuss the following cases: Corbello v. Valli (9th Cir. 2020) (Case Here) The 9th Circuit held that a state right of publicity claim was preempted by the copyright act.  In the underlying case, acclaimed rapper 50 cent sued another rapper for [...]

By |2020-09-11T16:59:09-07:00August 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SoCal IP GDPR Privacy Shield invalidated; Qualcomm and Antitrust Allegations

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, August 24th, 2020 we will discuss the following cases: Maximilian Schrems v. Facebook Ireland (CJEU 2020) (Case Here) Plaintiff a self described internet activist sued Facebook for violations of the European Data regulations known as the GDPR. Facebook in arguing that it did not violate any [...]

By |2020-08-20T20:31:53-07:00August 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

SoCal IP TTAB Likelihood of Confusion Analysis Amazon Products Liability

For our weekly SoCal IP Institute meeting on Monday, August 17th, 2020 we will discuss the following cases: In re Parallel World Brewing Company LLC (TTAB 2020) (Case Here) Applicant Parallel World Brewing Company LLC filed a trademark application for the mark CHRONICLE for “beer”, but was refused in light of another registration of CHRONICLE [...]

By |2020-08-13T23:52:04-07:00August 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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