Patent Trial and Appeal Board Sanctions (PTAB): What You Need to Know
Patent Trial and Appeal Board Sanctions: What You Need to Know In inter partes review, covered business method and post-grant review proceedings, the Patent Trial and
ITC Litigation and Section 337 Proceedings
ITC Litigation and Section 337 Proceedings The Tariff Act of 1930 (19 U.S.C. $ 1337) gives the International Trade Commission (“ITC”) exclusive jurisdiction over certain
Covered Business Method Review
A Covered Business Method Review (CBM Review) is a type of post-grant proceeding available under the America Invents Act (AIA). CBM Reviews are intended to
What is ICANN and why should I care?
What is ICANN and what does it do? Every day, we use the internet to communicate, shop, and learn. We take for granted that when
What is an FTO search and why do you need one?
What is an FTO search? A freedom to operate (FTO) search is a review of a company’s IP and other legal rights to ensure that
The Importance of Acceptable Specimens in Intent-to-Use Trademark Applications
Enforceable trademark rights are conferred on a trademark once it is being used as a source indicator in commerce in connection with goods and/or services.
Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts Partners with UMass Lowell Innovation Hub to Host Entrepreneur Forum
In partnership with UMass Lowell Innovation Hub, attorneys from Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts LLP hosted a digital meeting for entrepreneurs interested in forming an IP
Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts Hosts International Virtual Meeting
Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts hosted a Virtual Meeting attended by international attorneys and practitioners around the world. The meeting was attended by 15 law firms
Examiner Interview Practice During COVID-19
Examiner Interview Practice During COVID-19 Until further notice, examiner and examining attorney interviews, Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) and Trademark Trial and Appeal Board