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Federal court refuses to suspend TTAB proceedings

02 July 2018 by Karen Artz Ash

Although it is the general policy of the USPTO’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) to suspend opposition proceedings when the parties to such proceedings become involved in a civil action which may be dispositive of the case, a recent decision issued by the US District Court for the District of Delaware in Tigercat Int’l, Inc. v Caterpillar Inc. indicates that there are circumstances where, conversely, federal courts will stay a litigation pending a TTAB ruling.

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AG provides an advisory opinion on Article 3(a) of the SPC Regulation

02 July 2018 by Sybille Pfender

At the end of April 2018, Advocate General (AG) Wathelet handed down an advisory opinion regarding the first of three recent referrals to the CJEU (C-121/17). This concerns the interpretation of Article 3(a) of Regulation (EC) No 469/2009.

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Women in IP Interview: Imogen Fowler, Mireille Buydens and Ellen Shankman

04 June 2018 by Lucy Songi

For this edition of the Women in IP Interview, Lucy Songi speaks to Imogen Fowler (Hogan Lovells), Mireille Buydens (Janson Baugniet) and Ellen Shankman (Ellen B Shankman & Associates) about their experiences and what advice they would offer to up-and-coming IP practitioners

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The TTAB addresses issue preclusion and ex parte appeals

01 June 2018 by Karen Artz Ash

The US Supreme Court’s ruling in B&B Hardware, Inc v Hargis Industries, Inc provided that courts were obligated to give preclusive effect to decisions made by the US Patent and Trademark Office’s Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) if the ordinary elements of issue preclusion are met

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IPEC provides a quick and simple option in litigation

01 June 2018 by Managing Intellectual Property

The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) has an objective to provide quick and cost-effective IP litigation. It has proved to be popular.

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Ascertaining inventive step in a dosage of tadalafil

01 June 2018 by Henri van Kalkeren

Cialis® is a pharmaceutical product for the treatment of erectile dysfunction developed by Lilly ICOS, a joint venture of ICOS Corporation and Eli Lilly and Company.

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Basic patents and supplementary protection certificates

01 June 2018 by Klaus Breitenstein

In recent ex-parte appeal proceedings (decision 14 W (pat) 10/16 of January 23 2018), the German Federal Patent Court (GFPC) contributed to the interpretation of Article 3(a) of Regulation (EC) No 469/2009 (the Regulation).

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Court enforces agreement to stop grey marketing

01 June 2018 by Mark Davis

Trade mark owners should feel encouraged by the Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision to enforce an agreement to prevent grey marketing (or parallel importing) in Mars Canada Inc v Bemco Cash & Carry Inc.

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Malaysia: Recent developments in trade mark law and practice

22 May 2018 by Azlina Aisyah Khalid

Azlina Aisyah Khalid analyses recent developments in Malaysia, including record trade mark filing, a case involving allegations of abandonment and the latest on legislation

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Brazil: Two effective ways to protect your trade mark rights

19 May 2018 by Isabella Cardozo

Isabella Cardozo, Hannah Fernandes and Rafael Rocha of Daniel Legal and IP Strategy evaluate the benefits of judicial appeals and stress the importance of agreements which are effective in Brazil