- Blog: ALTIUS BlogsBanksy’s bad faith: Flower Thrower trade mark thrown outPosted on September 22, 2020 by The EUIPO can declare a European trade mark invalid if the applicant acted in bad faith at the time of the application. The EUIPO has interpreted the concept of bad faith concerning Banksy’s trade mark that was registered for his famous Flower Thrower graffiti artwork.
- Blog: Biologics BlogPTO Announces Deferred Fees for COVID-19 Applications Under New ProgramPosted on September 21, 2020 by The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has announced that it will defer application fees for certain inventions relating to the fight against COVID-19. In its September 16 announcement, the PTO acknowledged its role in "dissemination of important scientific information to the public to promote further innovation" and recognized that this "information flow is now more [...]
- Blog: Taking Care of HR BusinessThis Week's Show: Why Diversity and Inclusion Programs FailPosted on September 18, 2020 by Tawny L. AlvarezOn Saturday, September 19, Tawny interviewed Asker Saeed, Principal of Saeed Consulting LLC, for this segment of HR Power Hour. For this episode, Asker and Tawny discuss why diversity and inclusion programs fail. Asker A. Saeed is Principal of Saeed Consulting LLC, a full-service consulting firm for law firms, legal departments, and other organizations with [...]
- Blog: MMM Tech Law & Business ReportSE Tech Video Series Featuring Justin Bellante, Co-Founder, President and CEO of BioIQPosted on September 11, 2020 by MMMTechLawIn this episode, we speak with Jim Barnish, Founding Partner of BioIQ. BioIQ is modernizing the diagnostic testing industry through a national network of labs and customized solutions that support payors, employers, and consumers. By aggregating testing solutions, optimizing lab capacity, and integrating testing with customers’ needs and strategies, BioIQ ensure resilience and reliability so […]
- Blog: Appellate InsightLAW OF THE CASE: Application in California CourtsPosted on August 25, 2020 by David CasarrubiasThere are a handful of legal doctrines that can be difficult to comprehend, but the law of the case doctrine shouldn’t be one of them. Yet, time and again, the doctrine seems to perplex litigants, especially when deciding whether it is binding or discretionary, and whether it has any application to a trial court’s own […]
- Blog: Capital Markets LitigationKirschner v. JPMorgan Chase Bank: Case UpdatePosted on July 22, 2020 by Jennifer Fiorica Delgado and David ErrollIn a previous post, we discussed Kirschner v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, an action in which the trustee of bankrupt Millennium Labs brought state law securities fraud claims on behalf of a group of “approximately 400 mutual funds, pension funds, universities, [CLO]s and other institutional investors,” against banks that organized a $1.765 billion syndicated loan. The... Continue Reading