5.13.16 / Joseph V. Mauch

Testimony By Affidavit: Proposed Changes to Discovery Process in Opposition and Cancellation Proceedings Before the TTAB

The U.S Patent and Trademark Office recently announced proposed rule changes for proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (“TTAB”), which hears oppositions to pending applications to register trademarks as well as challenges to existing registrations. There are a wide range of proposed changes but the most significant relate

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4.11.16 / Joseph V. Mauch

Apple v. Samsung: Supreme Court Agrees to Review Award Based on Design Patents

The United States Supreme Court recently agreed to hear Samsung’s appeal of last year’s Federal Circuit decision affirming an award of $548 million in favor of Apple. The Court’s decision not only prolongs the seemingly endless legal battles between the two heavyweights, but it promises to answer an important question

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