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In loss for GE, SCOTUS won't weigh in on standing to appeal PTAB rulings

3:21am BST

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to weigh in on what sort of competitive injury creates standing to appeal determinations by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board, dealing a loss to General Electric Co.

Telemedicine firm Doxy.me sues rival Doximity over trademark threat

23 May 2020

Telemedicine platform Doxy.me LLC on Friday filed a lawsuit that asks a judge to declare it does not violate the trademark rights of Doximity Inc, a social network for doctors that recently became a direct competitor in the market for video conferencing technology for medical professionals.

U.S. Copyright Office urges changes to takedown request system

22 May 2020

The system for getting unlicensed content like pirated movies taken off the web is not working as intended and should be updated by Congress, though wholesale changes are not necessary, the U.S. Copyright Office said in a 250-page report issued on Thursday following years of public comment.

U.S. appeals court tells judge to respond to Flynn's bid to toss lying charge

22 May 2020

WASHINGTON A U.S. appeals court on Thursday instructed the judge presiding over the criminal case against President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn to respond to a petition in which Flynn asked the appellate court to toss the charges.

IN BRIEF: Kendall Jenner to pay $90,000 in Fyre Festival settlement

21 May 2020

Model Kendall Jenner has agreed to pay $90,000 to settle a lawsuit over a social media post in which she promoted the failed Fyre Festival, according to a bankruptcy court filing.

Activision, Sony escape videogame patent case

20 May 2020

An appeals court on Wednesday freed videogame companies including Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc and Activision Blizzard Inc from long-running claims that they infringed a patent on animation technology.

Ex-Trump aide Flynn, who admitted lying to FBI, asks appeals court to toss charges

20 May 2020

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who previously pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, asked a U.S. appeals court on Tuesday to force a judge to dismiss the criminal case against him as requested by the Justice Department. | Video

Coca-Cola dispenser patent win spiked at Fed Circuit

18 May 2020

An appeals court on Monday revived a lawsuit accusing the Coca-Cola Company of infringing a patent on an internet-enabled soft drink dispenser.

Demant gets Cochlear hearing aid patent narrowed at Fed Circuit

16 May 2020

An appeals court on Friday dealt a setback to Australian hearing aid maker Cochlear Ltd, saying key claims in a patent it accused Danish rival Demant A/S of infringing were invalid.

Supreme Court sides with Lucky Brand in long-running trademark fight

15 May 2020

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday sided with Lucky Brand Dungarees Inc, saying the apparel company was not precluded from raising defenses that could have been applicable in an earlier action in a long-running trademark infringement case brought by a Miami-based competitor.

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