Tuesday, 12 October, 2021
Friday, 14 August, 2020
Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
In recent years, the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has launched several fast-track initiatives — including the electronic priority document exchange (PDX) program and the Global PPH and IP5 PPH pilot programs under the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) — to minimize fees and help accelerate the patent-examination process.
Wednesday, 27 May, 2020
The UK left the European Union on 31 January 2020 and entered a Brexit transition period, which runs until the end of December 2020.
Friday, 6 December, 2019
On account of the huge backlog of patent applications and the resultant delay in acquiring patents, several inventors have traditionally chosen to stay away from Indian markets.
Tuesday, 16 July, 2019
In early July 2019, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced a new rule requiring all foreign-domiciled trademark applicants, registrants and parties to Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) proceedings to be represented by an attorney who is licensed to practice law in the United States.
Thursday, 27 June, 2019
Only two years ago, in the case of In re Tam, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the federal law (the Lanham Act) that prohibited registration of “disparaging” marks violated the First Amendment’s Free Speech Clause.
Monday, 26 November, 2018
With increasing speculation that no deal will be done between the UK and the EU, the UK Government has published a series of “technical notices” providing guidance on how to prepare for a no-deal scenario.
Monday, 9 July, 2018
Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed a Federal Circuit decision dealing with patent damages for lost sales in foreign jurisdictions.
Thursday, 30 November, 2017
Russell Kennedy Lawyers, the Ally Law member firm located in Melbourne and Canberra, Australia, has published its Doing Business and Investing in Australia Guide providing a general overview of the key legal issues of which foreign organizations should be aware when seeking to do business in or invest in Australia.