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  1. Do I Need to Dress Up My Fashion Line in a "Trade Dress?"Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | JD Supra

    Not exactly. Trade dress law is a subset of trademark law that originally included only the packaging or "dressing" of a product, but in recent years has been expanded to encompass the design of a product.


  2. Issa probes telework scam at U.S. Patent and Trademark OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    House Oversight & Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa on Tuesday asked Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker for information related to an internal report showing abuses of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's "telework" program that allows employees to work from home and with flexible hours.


  3. ExxonMobil Sues FXX Over 'XX' Logo Design, Wins 1st RoundRead the original story

    1 hr ago | FindLaw

    Oil giant ExxonMobil won a small victory in a Texas federal court this week . A judge allowed its trademark dilution claims to proceed against the FXX network over the "XX" design in their logos.


  4. Darrell Issa to Investigate - Do-Nothing' Patent Office EmployeesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | National Journal

    House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa is launching an investigation into the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office after reports surfaced indicating employees routinely do "little to no work" by abusing the agency's generous telework policies.


  5. House Oversight wants Patent Office answersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Hill

    The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is investigating the Patent Office after reports that the agency's employees have taken advantage of their ability to work remotely.


  6. Ninth Circuit Allows Delinquent Corporation To Sue And Own TrademarksRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | JD Supra

    In Southern California Darts Association v. Zaffina , the Ninth Circuit held that a corporation, whose charter had been suspended by the state of California in 1977, had standing in 2012 to sue and to own trademarks as an unincorporated association.


  7. Youth Football 'Redskins' Team Changes Name After Parents ComplainRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    A Brooklyn group that named a kids' flag football team after the Washington Redskins agreed this week to change the team's name after a couple of outraged parents complained that it was racist.


  8. Hey Commish, Can You Trademark The (Fantasy Football) League?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | JD Supra

    All around America, men will soon gather in front of their computers feverishly conducting research, generally wasting time, and participating in one of the manliest things they likely will do for quite some time: their fantasy football league's draft.


  9. Issa presses for action on patent office staffing scandalRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Washington Times

    The House's top investigator pressed the Commerce Department Wednesday to take action on a telework scandal at the U.S. Patent and Trade Organization , where dozens of paralegals got paid while they went shopping, watched television and caught up on chores - all with the knowledge of supervisors.


  10. Apotex Inc. v. UCB, Inc.Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Last week, the Federal Circuit affirmed a finding of inequitable conduct in Apotex v.


  11. Effect On Settlement Of Post-Grant Patent Review ProceedingsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The recent America Invents Act both modified and created procedures for challenging patents in proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office after they have been issued, which are called post grant reviews .


  12. IP attorney Mark Masterson joins McDonald HopkinsRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

    He has experience in various technical areas including mechanical, electrical, chemical, and computer science arts, with substantial proficiency in fluid and mechanical power systems, manufacturing processes, building technologies, automation technologies, control systems, and lighting arts.


  13. Hatfields and McCoys join forces to fight oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Logan Banner

    Members of the local Hatfield and McCoy clans are crossing enemy lines and shaking hands as they have agreed to join their forces in a fight that is much greater than anything they have experienced up to this point: fighting for their birth right.


  14. Lanham Act Claims Are Not Precluded by Compliance with the FDCARead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | JD Supra

    In POM Wonderful LLC v. Coca-Cola Co ., , the U.S. Supreme Court confirmed that companies can bring unfair competition actions under the Lanham Act even when their competitors have complied with the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act .


  15. Re: Still not availableRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | EETimes

    Let's see. 3 pages which say: - parallel programming often is hard and produces meagre results - some folks claim they have magic pixie dust which can fix this, unlike any of the dust we have seen and tried in the past 50 years - tease, tease, tease: would you like me to tease you more.


  16. Space Dynamics Lab and Inventor Issued Patent for New Space Weather SensorRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Freshnews

    Utah State University's Space Dynamics Laboratory announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued it a patent for a new invention by SDL research scientist Erik Syrstad.


  17. Tom Purcell: When government workers don't work from homeRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Red Bluff Daily News

    I refer to the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010, which provided government employees the opportunity to do their jobs from home.


  18. Lee, Jorgensen, Pyle & Kewalramani Attorneys Recognized as 2015 "Best Lawyers in America"Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | PR Log

    Mr. Jorgensen is recognized in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in AmericaA for his expertise in the following practice areas: Litigation - Intellectual Property, Litigation - Patent, and Patent Law.


  19. A Patent Owner's Preliminary Response Must Rebut Statement Of Material Facts In The PetitionRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Inter Partes Review proceedings are proving to be a highly cost efficient means to challenge patent claims as either lacking novelty under 35 U.S.C. 102 or as being obvious under 35 U.S.C. 103.


  20. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals Receives Notice Of Allowance From United...Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | BioSpace

    Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , a leading RNAi therapeutics company, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a Notice of Allowance for claims in the Tuschl et al. patent application 13/725,262.