The Center for Technology, Innovation and Competition at University of Pennsylvania Law School presents Patent Reform on December 6, 2013. The conference will address the value of software patents, non-practicing entities, standard essential patents and FRAND, remedies, and legislative and regulatory responses. 12 more words
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Nestle SA lost a patent on one of its Nespresso single-serve coffee machines, the latest legal setback for one of its fastest-growing brands.
The European Patent Office revoked the patent, which covered the lower-cost Pixie brewer, in oral proceedings on Nov. 271 more words
For those of you who enjoy a fun case, the saga of Starbucks v. Wolfe’s Borough Coffee “WBC” is for you. During the course of this epic ten year battle pitting the famous international coffee purveyor against the small New England roaster, the law of trademark dilution has been analyzed, argued and then revised by the Trademark Dilution Revision Act of 2006 “TDRA.” A manufacturer and retailer of Mister Charbucks and Charbucks Blend coffees, WBC was sued by Starbucks in 2001 for trademark infringement, dilution and unfair competition. 490 more words
The Drake Intellectual Property Law Center presents the 2014 Intellectual Property Scholars Roundtable March 28-29, 2014. This annual interdisciplinary event brings together intellectual property and technology law scholars from around the world to present their works-in-progress. 25 more words