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The Landscape of Patent Challenges at the USPTO

The Landscape of Patent Challenges at the USPTO

The America Invents Act (AIA) was signed into law by President Obama on September 16, 2011. The Act presented a host of major changes to the patent laws of the United States. A primary effect of the law was that it moved America into a “first-to-file” system as...

Smell: A Trademark Path Less Traveled

Smell: A Trademark Path Less Traveled

Most people have some notion that it's possible to trademark a logo or a word for a product or service. However, less commonly known is that it's possible to trademark an actual scent.  This is an uncommon approach in the world of trademarking, but there is precedent...

Patent Marking Requirements

Patent Marking Requirements

This article is about patent marking requirements.  Proper patent marking is critical for patent owners to be able to fully benefit from issued patents.  A valid patent gives its holder the exclusive right to make, use, offer for sale, or sell whatever the patent...

Artificial Legal Intelligence

Artificial Legal Intelligence

ChatGPT is not a replacement for human lawyers, yet, but it can still be a valuable resource for intellectual property (IP) and other legal clients. ChatGPT is a machine with abilities that can assist legal clients in many ways. However, ChatGPT's abilities have...

Lessons from Adidas’ Trademark Overreach

Lessons from Adidas’ Trademark Overreach

Adidas, a sportswear giant, lost a legal battle against high-end fashion designer Thom Browne in 2021. The fight was about three stripes on clothing. Adidas said the stripes on Thom Browne's clothes looked too much like their famous Adidas stripes. Adidas claimed this...

Patent and Trademark Attorneys in San Diego

Patent and trademark infringement matters should not be taken lightly. Unchecked infringements can damages profit margins and brand identities. On the other hand, false accusations of patent or trademark infringement can be detrimental to your business and unfairly restrict the right to compete.

You should speak to a San Diego patent and trademark attorney as soon as you’re aware of potential IP litigation matter.

We have decades of experience handling complex litigation of intellectual property disputes across the country. We have offices in the San Diego, Los Angeles, and Houston areas, and serve clients across the world.

Because patent and trademark infringement cases are normally heard in federal court, it’s important you not only choose a lawyer experienced in infringement law but one that can practice in federal court, and who is well versed with matters in other related forums, such at the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (“PTAB”) and the Trademark Trial & Appeal Board (“TTAB”). The lawyers at The Buche Law Firm, PC have more than 20 years of experience handling patent and trademark infringement cases and are collectively licensed in California, Texas, federal district courts, appellate courts, and in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. We have handled IP matters through the United States Supreme Court.

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