Robert Milligan to Present “Trade Secret Mediations in 2017: What You Need to Know” Webinar

By | Trading Secrets | May 26, 2017
shutterstock_588521786Robert Milligan, Seyfarth Partner and Co-Chair of the Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Non-Competes Practice Group, will be a panelist for the “Trade Secret Mediations in 2017: What You Need to Know” webinar presented by The Knowledge Group, LLC Live Webcast Series on July 14, 2017. View Full Post
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NATIVE ADVERTISING – 5 TIPS FOR NAVIGATING NATIVE ADVERTISING

By Ann Ford, James Stewart and Naomi Abraham (Washington D.C.) Native advertising, which is an advertisement that follows the natural function and form of the user experience in which it is placed, has captured the attention of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and marketers alike for its ability to blur the lines between editorial and commercial content. View Full Post
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FTC Obtains Preliminary Injunction Halting Alleged Debt Relief Scam

By | Above the Fold | May 25, 2017
  On May 15, 2017, the FTC filed a Complaint in Federal Court against Strategic Student Solutions and a number of related companies that claim to provide debt relief services. According to the Complaint, rather than providing the advertised services, the defendants pocketed thousands of dollars in fees from consumers without providing any debt relief services. View Full Post
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PayPal Claims Trademark Infringement Over the Pandora App Logo

iphone-apps.jpgIPNews® – PayPal, the online payment company, is suing online streaming music company Pandora for trademark infringement.   PayPal claims that Pandora’s new P logo, which it uses for its app, is confusing consumers between the two apps.  PayPal is seeking an injunction against Pandora to prevent use of the logo.  To continue reading, click:  PayPal Claims Trademark Infringement Over the Pandora App Logo View Full Post
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The Supreme Court Will Review the Board’s Partial Institution Practice

By | PTAB Musings | May 25, 2017
On May 22, the U.S. Supreme Court granted SAS Institute’s Petition for Cert seeking review of the Board’s practice of instituting review of some challenged claims but not others.  In the Federal Circuit’s decision on appeal, Judge Newman offered her dissent, opining that “partial review cannot be inferred from the statute or accommodated to its purpose.”  Federal Circuit later denied SAS’s petition for en banc review without opinion.  View Full Post
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