Do public sales constitute prior art even without disclosing the invention?
On May 1, a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the... Read More
CDFS Partner Carmella Stephens,... Read More
What is a trademark cancellation proceeding?
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently proposed streamlining the procedures to eliminate registrations for marks... Read More
To commemorate International Woman’s Day in March, State Street Global Advisors commissioned Kristen Visbal’s “Fearless Girl” statue and obtained a permit from New... Read More
What is the status of the CRISPR patent dispute?
In February, this blog reported that the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (PTAB) ruled... Read More
What is a trademark opposition proceeding?
Nike Inc. is opposing a trademark registration by New England Patriots’ tight end Rob Gronkowski. In April 2016,... Read More
In the contemporary marketplace, innovation is essential for a business to maintain a competitive advantage in the marketplace. For this reason, companies are... Read More
Carter, DeLuca, Farrell & Schmidt, LLP... Read More
On March 21, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that laches, an equitable doctrine that bars lawsuits after unreasonable delays, cannot be used... Read More
Under what conditions can a scent be trademarked?
Last month, toymaker Hasbro, Inc. filed an application to trademark the scent of PLAY-DOH. Under the... Read More