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U.S. Senators Introduce A Bill to Enforce Design Patents at the U.S. Border

On December 5, 2019, four U.S. senators introduced a bill that would allow Customs and Border Patrol (“CBP”) to directly seize goods based on design patent infringement.  The bill is titled the “Counterfeit Goods Seizure Act of 2019.”  Currently, design patents at the CBP can … Continue readingU.S. Senators Introduce A Bill to Enforce Design Patents at the U.S. Border

Donika Pentcheva Is Recognized as Best Legal Counsel for Intellectual Property Law

Donika Pentcheva is recognized as Best Legal Counsel in 2019 for Intellectual Property Law. Best Legal Counsel uses its own independent criteria, including both objective and subjective factors in determining if an attorney will be recognized in their respective field. The designation is based upon … Continue readingDonika Pentcheva Is Recognized as Best Legal Counsel for Intellectual Property Law

The United States Patent and Trademark Office Issues Revised Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance

On January 7, 2019, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) published its 2019 Revised Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance in the Federal Register at 84 Fed. Reg. 50. Ten months later in October 2019, the USPTO published an update using further explanation and … Continue readingThe United States Patent and Trademark Office Issues Revised Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance

USPTO seeks comments on artificial intelligence and innovation

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) issued two notices in the Federal Register regarding the impact of artificial intelligence (“AI”) technologies on intellectual property law and policy. The notices seek to gather information on a variety of topics, including patent examination policy on … Continue readingUSPTO seeks comments on artificial intelligence and innovation