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Michael Jordan secures victory in 7th Circuit right of publicity ruling

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 3 2014

On February 19, 2014, the 7th Circuit held that Jewel Foods Store, Inc.'s use of Michael Jordan's name and number in a congratulatory ad that also

In re Andrew Chapman and David J. King, No. 2009-1270 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 24, 2010)

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2010

An obviousness determination may be called into question if the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences did not appreciate the full scope of a cited prior art reference

Whirlpool sued by artist over designs for kitchenaid mixers

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 10 2013

Plaintiff Nicole Dinardo designs and sells hand painted KitchenAid Mixers. Whirlpool, which owns KitchenAid, allegedly approached Dinardo regarding

Malpractice claims against patent attorneys necessarily rely on federal law because the fiduciary duties owed by patent counsel are governed by federal statutes and the manual of patent examination procedure

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 2 2010

The initial controversy before the district court concerned fifteen claims made by the plaintiff-inventorunder a combination of federal and state lawagainst his former patent counsel and employer, alleging the improper listing of a co-inventor on the patent application and improper legal representation of that individual due to the conflicting interests of the plaintiff

Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings v. Metabolite Laboratories, Inc

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 16 2010

When infringement is not at issue, a lawsuit for breach of know-how and patent license agreement does not arise under patent law

Resqnet.com, Inc. v. Lansa, Inc

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2010

District courts performing reasonable royalty calculations must exercise vigilance when considering past licenses to technologies other than the patent in suit

Wyeth v. Kappos, No. 2009-1120 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 7, 2010)

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 19 2010

Under 35 U.S.C. 154(b), a patentee is entitled to patent term adjustments that combine the period of delay caused by the failure of the PTO in meeting certain examination deadlines, and by the period of delay caused by the PTO's failure to issue a patent within three years after the actual filing date

Intellectual Science and Technology, Inc. v. Sony Electronics, Inc

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 22 2009

Unsupported conclusion of infringement by patentee´'s expert is not enough to raise a genuine issue of material fact