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Federal Circuit rules ITC cannot stop infringing digital files from entering U.S.
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • November 10 2015

In a decision that will have considerable interest for the entertainment, tech and 3D printing industries, the Federal Circuit, in a split decision


Is the door to registering “scandalous” and “smutty” trademarks about to open?
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2015

In a long-awaited move, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit is set to consider whether the Lanham Act’s Section 2(a) bar to


Supreme Court accepts case regarding the reach of Monsanto’s intellectual property rights to second generation seeds
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • January 7 2013

On Friday, October 5, 2012, the United States Supreme Court granted a petition for writ of certiorari to review the decision in Monsanto Co. v


Trademarks for suckers: Federal Circuit refuses to register trademark based on sexual double entendre
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • December 20 2012

There is, it turns out, a limit to as how far U.S. law will tolerate the registration of provocative and sexually suggestive trademarks. In a decision


Supreme Court finds hedging process ineligible for patent
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2010

In Bilski v. Kappos, 561 U.S. ___ (2010), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that a hedging process developed for buyers and sellers of commodities in the energy market wasn't eligible for a patent.


Bilski et al v. Kappos
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • July 6 2010

Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated opinion in Bilski et al v. Kappos.


Alison E. Lothes
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP


Christopher T. McWhinney
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP

John W. Ryan
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP