In Great Concepts, LLC, v. Chutter, Inc., the Federal Circuit decided on whether the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board can cancel a trademark based on the inclusion of false statements in a declaration to obtain an incontestable status for the trademark.Continue Reading Federal Circuit’s Determination on Whether Fraudulent Conduct in Obtaining Incontestable Status Warrants the Mark’s Cancellation
Takuma Nishimura is an associate in the Intellectual Property Practice Group in the firm's San Diego (Del Mar) office.
This case addresses requirements to correct inventorship of a patent.Continue Reading Blue Gentian, LLC v. Tristar Prods., Inc. No. 2021-2316, 2021-2317, pending cite (Fed. Cir. June 9, 2023)
This case addresses pleading standards in view of contradicting factual assertions and a complaint’s disavowal of statements in an exhibit.Continue Reading Healthier Choices Management Corp. v. Philip Morris USA, Inc. No. 22-1268 (Fed. Cir. Apr. 12, 2023)
We are excited to share Sheppard Mullin’s inaugural quarterly report on key Federal Circuit decisions. The Spring 2023 Quarterly Report provides summaries of most key patent law-related decisions from January 1, 2023 to March 31, 2023.Continue Reading 2023 Federal Circuit Case Summaries