Rachel ‘Champagne Jayne’ Powell’s passion for Champagne has helped her to become an award-winning wine expert, broadcaster, journalist and presenter.
Isn’t the saying that “one man’s misfortune is another man’s gain”? Last week, Apple’s misfortune was certainly KitKat’s gain. KitKat capitalized on the “bending flaw” of the new iPhone 6 by tweeting out what’s been deemed the famous #bendgate tweet.
A trademark is commonly thought of as a brand or a logo. Think of Nike as a brand and the swoosh as its logo. A trademark can be a word (Nike), a phrase (“Just do it”), a symbol (the swoosh), a design (the swoosh) or a combination of words and designs.
On Monday October 6th, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will entertain oral argument in another case involving Myriad’s BRCA1/BRCA2 diagnostic tests. In re BRCA1- and BRCA2- Based Hereditary Cancer Test Patent Litigation, Case Nos. 14-1361, -1366.
Competitor Avoids Injunction Because Competition Was Not Significantly Aided and Abetted by a Signatory to Non-Compete
In a recent Texas federal court ruling, a competitor closely aligned with, and seemingly assisted by, a signatory of a non-compete covenant narrowly avoided a preliminary injunction because the assistance was not shown to have been substantial.
Holding: In a unanimous (9-0) opinion authored by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Court held that the Federal Circuit’s indefiniteness standard bred “lower court confusion” because it “lack[ed] the precision § 112, ¶2” demands.
Lumos designed, developed and distributes KT Tape, its brand of kinesiology tape. Lumos created and published a general instructional video describing the use of its tape in 2009.
With the technological advances and resultant surge in oil and gas production in the last few years, it is not surprising that the number of patents issued to energy companies has increased substantially.
Do you recall the early days of the spy movie genre? Many of these movies depicted cloaked secret agents slinking around dark offices snapping pictures of evil plots to take over the world with their tiny spy cameras.