Intellectual Property Law
2081 ABA Journal Intellectual Property Law articles.
Law prof who studied Black land ownership wins ‘genius grant’
Thomas Wilson Mitchell, a law professor at the Texas A&M University, is the only lawyer among 21 winners of the…
Oct 6, 2020 3:15 PM CDT
No other first Monday in October, the traditional start of a new U.S. Supreme Court term, ever has been like this one. With the country still in the midst of a pandemic, oral arguments will be held by telephone as they were in May. The justices and the country are still reeling from the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Sept. 18. Looming large is the coming confirmation battle over the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, who would add another staunch conservative to the court.
Oct 1, 2020 9:09 AM CDT
Lawyer Peter Paterno started the jousting when he wrote a letter on behalf of the Doobie Brothers to actor Bill Murray and his golf apparel company.
Sep 28, 2020 2:45 PM CDT
7th Circuit weighs in on federal judge’s order to curb COVID-19 at Cook County Jail
The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals at Chicago affirmed Tuesday most of a federal…
Sep 9, 2020 3:50 PM CDT
Drugmaker Gilead Sciences Inc. is asking a federal judge to admonish a plaintiffs law firm for allegedly running misleading advertisements about Gilead’s HIV medications.
Aug 26, 2020 1:54 PM CDT
New state camping law raises stakes for protesters
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has signed a bill that makes it a felony punishable by up to six years in prison to…
Aug 24, 2020 4:45 PM CDT
Douglas Emhoff, the litigator husband of Sen. Kamala Harris—a Democrat from California and the presumptive Democratic vice presidential nominee in the 2020 election—has taken a leave of absence from DLA Piper, where he is a partner in the Los Angeles office.
Aug 18, 2020 12:54 PM CDT
FBI lawyer accused of altering email in Russia probe
An information filed Friday accuses FBI lawyer Kevin Clinesmith of changing an email used in 2017 to justify continued surveillance…
Aug 14, 2020 5:01 PM CDT
Consent decrees designed to stop anti-competitive conduct by music licensing organizations could pose a problem for musician Neil Young, who is trying to stop President Donald Trump’s campaign from using his music.
Aug 13, 2020 9:52 AM CDT
Trump faces federal lawsuit over new policy of excluding immigrants from 2020 census
The city of Atlanta, several nonprofit organizations and naturalized citizens sued President Donald Trump on Thursday over…
Jul 24, 2020 4:27 PM CDT
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 8-1 Tuesday that a generic word with “.com” at the end is eligible for trademark protection if consumers don’t perceive it as a generic name.
Jun 30, 2020 11:15 AM CDT
Judge tosses bid to block Mary Trump’s book
A New York judge has ruled that he doesn’t have the authority to block publication of a book by Mary Trump, the…
Jun 25, 2020 4:49 PM CDT
A former partner at two large law firms has agreed to a three-year suspension after his conviction for insider trading.
Jun 19, 2020 12:20 PM CDT
Netflix has secured some foreign trademark rights to the phrase “Space Force”—which is also the name of its new comedy series starring Steve Carell—ahead of the U.S. government.
Jun 9, 2020 5:07 PM CDT
Officer faces increased charge in George Floyd case; others also charged
Prosecutors have added an upgraded charge against the Minneapolis police officer accused of killing George Floyd by pressing…
Jun 3, 2020 3:41 PM CDT
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