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Foreign Defendants, You’ve Got Mail! Substitute Service By Email Increasingly Permitted

USA - February 11 2021 Serving foreign corporate defendants with a complaint filed in a U.S. Federal Court has never been an easy task, but the COVID-19 global pandemic and…

Buy Now, Pay Later: New Advertising Guidance

United Kingdom - February 8 2021 With online shopping at all-time high, ‘buy now, pay later’ (BNPL) options are becoming increasingly popular. BNPL is an option that enables customers…

New ITC 337 Investigation Powered by Battery Design Patents

USA - February 4 2021 Monday’s announcement of the institution of a section 337 investigation of Certain Batteries and Products Containing the Same, 337-TA-1244, is notable…

UK’s First Injunction Secured under Trade Secrets Regulations

European Union, United Kingdom - February 1 2021 US company Celgard, LLC has secured an interim injunction against its rival, Chinese company Shenzhen Senior Technology Material Co Ltd (“Senior”)…

DHS’s China “Strategic Action Plan” and Bringing Together China Supply Chains and China Policy

China, USA - January 26 2021 The year 2021 will likely be a year of geopolitical reckoning between the United States and the People’s Republic of China, which will inevitably have…

DoD Launches New Platform to Connect Inventors with “Trusted” Venture Funding

USA - January 16 2021 On January 13, 2021, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced the launch of its Trusted Capital Digital Marketplace (TCDM) to support qualified small…

International Challenges Help China and the EU Find Agreement on Technology Transfer

China, European Union, Global, United Kingdom - January 14 2021 On December 30, 2020, after seven long years of negotiations, China and the EU concluded in principle the negotiations for a Comprehensive Agreement…

ITC Finishes 2020 with a Flurry of New Complaints

USA - January 13 2021 After a slow but steady start to 2020, the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) saw a flurry of new complaints filed in the second half of the…

What Was Old Is New Again In IP Litigation — Thanks To Suspected Russian State-Sponsored Hack

USA - January 8 2021 Top technology trends in the legal profession for 2021 are likely to include artificial intelligence, block chain and cryptocurrencies, autonomous…

Make it a double! Brexit Transition of EU Trademarks and Designs Accomplished

European Union, United Kingdom - January 5 2021 With the end of the transition period on 31 December 2020, the EU legislation governing the EU trademark and design system ceased to apply to the UK…