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One Sale Meets the Lanham Act’s “Use In Commerce” Requirement

On November 14, 2016, the Federal Circuit held that a single sale of two hats is sufficient to meet the Lanham Act’s “use in commerce” requirement for trademark registration, potentially contravening longstanding jurisprudence on “token use.” 556 more words

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USPTO Issues an update on “Subject Matter Eligibility”

The USPTO recently issued new guidance to Patent Examiners regarding the Subject Matter Eligibility.

Below are the Highlights of the guidance based on Federal Circuit (FC) Decisions: 145 more words

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Expanding the Fringe of Patent Infringement

By Sebastian Stock

In Akamai Technologies, Inc. v. Limelight Networks, the Federal Circuit broadened potential patent infringement claims by no longer requiring a defendant perform all the steps of a patented method before direct infringement occurs. 764 more words

University Of Washington School Of Law