The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in U.S. Patent and Trademark Office v. Booking.com, representing the first time the Supreme Court has heard arguments on the issue of generic trademarks since the enactment of the Lanham Act in 1946.
The Patent Trial and Appeal Board concluded that the standards used during patent examinations are different than in inter partes reviews when assessing whether a printed publication is publicly available to the extent that it could invalidate a patent.
The United States Attorney filed a superseding indictment against the China-based technology manufacturing company Huawei and several U.S.-based subsidiaries adding new counts of racketeering, money laundering, and violating U.S. sanctions against Iran.
The Precedential Opinion Panel of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board clarified what a petitioner must include in a patent dispute to establish that a potentially invalidating document was publicly available before the patent filing.
Cadwalader attorneys considered the implications of a U.S. Court of Appeals Order requiring a supplemental briefing on the constitutionality of patentability decisions issued by Administrative Patent Judges.
The U.S. Supreme Court recently resolved whether a debtor-licensor's rejection of a trademark license terminates rights of the licensee that would survive the licensor's breach under relevant non-bankruptcy law.
Members of the House Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade considered testimony on proposed legislation to expand the jurisdiction, and update the operations, of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.
The Futures Industry Association ("FIA") and the FIA Principal Trading Group expressed "grave concerns" about provisions for access to source code contained in the CFTC supplemental proposal to Regulation Automated Trading.
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