Willamette Law Online

(5 summaries)

Margaret Gander-Vo

Intellectual Property

TitleExcerptFilling Date
Abbvie Inc. v. Mathilda & Terence Kennedy Inst.Patents: If a patent is distinguishable as a narrower species of a dominate patent, the patent holder must demonstrate an unexpected result.(08-21-2014)
OBAN US, LLC v. Nautilus, Inc.Copyright: When a company licenses the use of its brand to another they do not have a duty to monitor the licensee’s infringement of a third party mark.(06-23-2014)
Renna v. County of UnionTrademarks: When a mark cannot be registered because it is not a suitable, protected mark a claim for trademark infringement cannot be brought under Section 43 of the Lanham Act.(05-29-2014)
Title Trading Services. USA, Inc. v. KunduTrade Secrets: When evaluating whether to grant a temporary restraining order the court considers four elements. (05-02-2014)
Stutts v. Texas Saltwater Fishing Magazine, Inc. Copyright: When two works are substantially similar the court may grant summary judgment if when viewing evidence in the light most favorable to the non-moving party they can draw inferences from the evidence presented that reasonable jurors could not find a substantially similar idea or expression.(04-18-2014)