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By Dennis Crouch Medtronic Inc. v. Boston Scientific Corp., Docket No. 12-1128 (Supreme Court 2013) The Supreme Court has granted a writ of certiorari in a license dispute involving giants of the medical device world – Medtronic and Boston Scientific.... […]
Judge Philip Simon has ruled that Warner Bros.’ “The Dark Knight Rises” did not infringe on the trademarked name of a computer security program, Clean Slate. As a brief recap, Plaintiff Fortres Grand, an Indiana corporation, has sold security software under the … Continue reading → […]
n the case of Bowman v. Monsanto Co., Farmer Bowman may have believed that the “third time” would be “charm.” In two prior cases, Monsanto Co. v. Scruggs and Monsanto Co. v. McFarling, the Federal Circuit had ruled in favor of Monsanto, the owner of the patented Roundup Ready® soybeans, and against Farmer Scruggs and Farmer McFarling. Even so, Farmer B […]
Fortres Grand Corporation v. Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., No. 3:12-cv-00535 (N.D. Ind. May 16, 2013) McCarthy has said that there’s “surprisingly little” case law on whether a fictional company or product using the same name/brand as a real one constitutes trademark infringement. If this is surprising, as the court here agreed, it’s only because we’ve s […]
Following the World Electric Vehicle Summit, ClearViewIP took a look back at our patent landscape to trace the developments in the industry and identify the role intellectual property has played: http://bit.ly/10HPiuZ… […]