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Judge Leonard P. Stark Will Bring a Wealth of Patent Experience to the Federal Circuit

USA - November 10 2021 On Wednesday, November 3, 2021, the White House announced President Biden’s nomination of Judge Leonard P. Stark (U.S. District Court for the District…

Practical Considerations for Prize Draws - New Guidance Issued by the ASA

United Kingdom - October 20 2021 Prize draws and promotions are a popular choice for brands to engage with its consumers, particularly through online social media platforms. As…

Federal Circuit Allows Service by Alternative Means Under Rule 4(f)(3) in Patent Cases

USA - October 10 2021 Serving a district court complaint for patent infringement on a foreign defendant usually requires compliance with the Hague Convention on Service. A…

UK Regulators Show Unjustified Green Claims in Advertising the Red Light

United Kingdom - October 4 2021 “Green”, “organic”, “eco-friendly”, “recyclable”, “natural”. These are just a few ‘green claims’ that consumers are increasingly used to seeing on the…

Plaintiffs Beware - Disclose all Evidence of Lost Profits Damages During Discovery

Global, USA - September 7 2021 In a patent infringement lawsuit, a plaintiff often seeks to recover lost profits damages—the profits that the patent owner would have made but for…

The Pandemic Isn’t Over, Nor is the USTPO’s Fast Track Program for COVID-Related Inventions

USA - September 2 2021 On September 3, 2021, the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) will announce that it is modifying the COVID-19 Prioritized Examination Pilot Program…

ITC Section 337: Kiss of Death for PTAB Proceedings

USA - August 25 2021 When considering a petition for post-grant review (PGR) or inter partes review (IPR), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) has discretion to deny…

Last call! To claim an EU priority on UK trade marks and designs, that is

European Union, United Kingdom - August 16 2021 With the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December 2020, the EU legislation governing the EU trade mark and design system ceased to apply to…

FDA Proudly Announces Its First Approval of an Interchangeable Biosimilar

USA - August 5 2021 On July 28, 2021, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced the approval of the first “interchangeable biosimilar”—in this case Mylan…

New from China: Light Administrative Injunctions Now Available for Patents, Designs, and Copyrights

China, Global - July 27 2021 On June 21, 2021, the Shenzhen Administration for Market Regulation (Shenzhen AMR) issued the first ever administrative injunction against the alleged…