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Cancellation of Washington Redskins' Trademark Registration Upheld

Trademark Trial and Appeal board cancelled the logo that is disparaging to Native Americans.


Marvel Entertainment and the Patent on Spider-Man's Web

Reaffirmation that a patent owner cannot charge royalties for use of a patent after its term has expired.


Instagram, Copyright, and the Art of Richard Prince

Sometimes "transformative" still feels like infringement.


Articles »

Procedural Grounds for Raising a Section 101 "Alice" Motion

By Kenneth R. Adamo, Eugene Goryunov, Greg Polins, and Rajat Khanna

These motions may be made at nearly every stage of the case, but early challenges are more likely to be successful.


Facing Section 101 Challenges in the Biological and Chemical Arts

By Leslie T. Grab and Cynthia B. Rothschild

Recent USPTO guidance and court decisions provide strategies for current and future litigants.


Supreme Court Resurrects Its Jurisprudence on Patentable Subject Matter

By Chris Mitchell

With the advent of business method patents and their increasing involvement of litigation, the exceptions to section 101 patentability are once again considered.


Announcements »

ABA Section of Litigation Core Knowledge Project

Get more information about Core Knowledge on our Programs & Materials page.


Committee Presents Programs on Patent Trolls

The April 10th program, "Patent Trolls—Do They Help or Hurt Innovation and Will the Legislation Kill Them," offered a lively debate on this hot topic.

Join Us for Our Monthly Conference Calls!

The calls take place on the second Wednesday of each month at noon Pacific time. Upcoming Committee projects, programs, and publications are all on the agenda.

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