In Apple Inc. et al. v. Hirshfeld, case number 5:20-cv-06128, in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the Court upheld the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s (PTAB) practice of denying patent reviews due to looming trials in district court. Continue Reading District Court Dismisses Challenge to PTAB’s Discretion to Deny Inter Partes Review

In this episode of the Briefing from the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss the latest developments in the trademark dispute between the Cleveland Guardians Baseball Company – formally the Cleveland Indians – and the Cleveland Roller Derby. Continue Reading Guardians of the Trademark: Cleveland Baseball Team and Cleveland Roller Derby Team Clash Over IP