Attorneys React To Supreme Court’s TTAB Preclusion Ruling

March 24, 2015


On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal court decisions on “likelihood of confusion” can be precluded by earlier…

Does the America Invents Act Signal an End to ‘Patent Trolls’?

March 19, 2012

The Legal Intelligencer

When the boy-wizard Harry Potter and his pals encountered a fearsome mountain troll in the movie “Harry Potter and the…

Does Your Employment Contract Actually Vest Ownership of Your Employee’s Patent Rights in Your Company?

October 3, 2011

In a year when the U.S. Supreme Court has decided several intellectual property-related matters, on June 6, 2011 the Court…

Luxury Designer Red-Faced After Failing to Monopolize Shoe Color

August 23, 2011

The Legal Intelligencer

Christian Louboutin, famed creator of wellheeled shoes for well-heeled women, is seeing scarlet since a Manhattan judge recently denied his…

Fashion Designers a Step Closer to Copyright Protection

December 22, 2010

The Legal Intelligencer

Fashion designers have long lamented the lack of copyright protection for their designs in the United States, but that may…