This case is rather similar to the Rihanna v Topshop litigation in the UK, where Rihanna successfully won a passing off action against against Topshop by arguing that the retail store had misled consumers into thinking that she had endorsed the use of her image on T-shirts
A recent ruling of the CJEU raises interesting questions about the digitisation by public libraries and other education institutions. Digitisation of content can provide a means of preserving the content of tangible materials by putting less strain on fragile originals and can enhance public libraries...
It’s no secret that the NFL is facing a reputation crisis, on a variety of fronts. With 2013 being called “a very bad year” for the NFL, words will be difficult to describe how badly 2014 ends (reputationally), if the league continues on its current path of self-destruction.
Takeaway: In today's post I'll discuss two cases where the Board found that Broadest Reasonable Interpretation does not mean the Examiner can start with a dictionary definition and broaden from there.In Ex parte Butler, the application was directed to a positioning control system for lithographic printing, and the claim term at
Sweepstakes Patent Company, LLC v. Burns et al. and Mosely et al.Southern District of FloridaCase Numbers 0-14-cv-62351 and 0-14-cv-62354 In two new cases, plaintiff Sweepstakes Patent Company (SPC) accuses internet cafe service providers in Florida of infringing two patents, U.S. Pat. Numbers 5,569,082 and 5,709,603.