WASHINGTON, June 19- The U.S. Supreme Court's unanimous backing on Monday of a ruling by the country's top patent court was a rare instance of agreement with a body whose decisions in that specialized area it regularly overturns. Since its term began last October, the Supreme Court has thrown out all six patent-related decisions by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
Michelle Lee, seen as an ally to the tech industry, was expected to stick around at USPTO.
Patent and Trademark Office Director Michelle Lee, who has won praise from technology companies for taking steps to minimize abusive patent litigation, resigned from her position on Tuesday, a spokesman for the agency has confirmed. The patent office is a division of the U.S. Department of Commerce that reviews applications for patents and trademarks.
Experts on country’s IP law say approvals and timing were the result of due process, Financial Times reports.
Darry McDaniels is seeking at least $50M of damages.
The makers of the Snuggie blanket and other products accuse the ecommerce giant of trademark infringement.
The government of Iceland says it will proceed with legal action against a U.K. retailer with the same name after talks failed last week.
The Icelandic government is taking legal steps against Iceland Foods, a U.K. retailer which owns the trademark for the word “Iceland”.
CNBC's Dominic Chu introduces the CNBC IQ 100 - an index which contains a collection of companies that derive substantial revenue from intellectual property.
The fierce, big-money patent fight between Apple and Samsung left the U.S. Supreme Court groping for a solution on Tuesday.
The US Patent and Trademark Office rejects the grocery chain's attempt to update its advertising slogan.
Many start-ups receive tons of funding for taking control of an untapped market. But that doesn't mean they have great patent protection.
While Anheuser-Busch was approved to swap out it's traditional "Budweiser" label for "America," the company has not filed a trademark for the name.
Beijing Municipal High People's Court ruled the Pearl Rivers Drinks factory should not have been allowed to register the 'face book' trademark.
The tech giant says it will take its battle to protect the iPhone name to the Supreme People's Court.
CNBC's Seema Mody reporting the news that Chipotle has filed for the name trademark of Better Burger, possibly expanding the company's non-Mexican offerings.
Discussing if McDonald's "McBrunch" concept will turn around the company's stock performance, with CNBC contributor Carol Roth, and Mark Hake, Hake Capital Management.
It's part donut and part muffin, with a touch of controversy. It's a "duffin," and it's coming to Starbucks. NBC's Michelle Kosinski reports from London.
Bunmi Laditan,"The Honest Toddler" creator & author, discusses her trademark dispute with actress Jessica Alba over the "Honest" name.
Who would have thought motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson owned something Apple might desperately desire?