Hockey fans have eagerly awaited the unveiling of the NHL’s newest team, which is set to begin playing in Las Vegas in the 2017-2018 season.
The last time I checked (which was a couple of years ago), I found over 900 U.S. patents in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s database that had the word “Christmas” in the title. Every year at this time, I look at a few of the most interesting ones.
Accepting Advertising for Marijuana or Marijuana Paraphernalia: The Trademark Office Rules On a Related Issue That Provides More Reason for Caution
As David Oxenford has previously commented, even in states where marijuana has been legalized, broadcasters should be cautious about accepting advertising for marijuana or related paraphilia.
On November 8, seven states voted to liberalize existing cannabis laws, bringing the total number of states that will permit cannabis use in some capacity to nearly 30.
On November 30, 2016, the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) held oral hearings in two different inter partes proceedings involving the Biogen Tecfidera® patent with the latest expiation date.
This is part two of a four-part series on the basics of intellectual property law.
Following the recent Federal Circuit decisions in BASCOM and McRO, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) responded by providing all stakeholders with a helpful memorandum discussing these cases and how they affect patent subject matter eligibility.
What Happens After My Application is Filed?
Last week I had the honor of speaking on a panel at Chicago-Kent College of Law, dealing with the unique intellectual property issues faced by the cannabis industry.