Article Archive for February 2013
J.C. Penney is facing numerous challenges as it competes with the likes of Forever 21, H&M, and the growing popularity of thrift shopping. In its efforts to gain more cash revenue, J.C. Penney announced on February 12 changes to its credit agreement. Backed by its banks, J.C. Penney is hoping to raise billions under the revised credit line.
Summaries of recent developments in the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit for February 10 – 22, 2013.
DC Comics settled claim against Florida barbershop owner for his use of the Superman Logo.
Microsoft executives have joined with Oracle in the fight against patent suits.
As advertising agencies create music to mimic popular songs, bands like the Black Keys have started to fight back.
Last week the Supreme Court heard arguments in Bowman v. Monsanto, regarding how much patent protection is afforded to genetically modified seeds.
Apple was granted trademark registration for its retail store layout, and it’s not as ridiculous as it sounds.
The Glushko-Samuelson Intellectual Property Law Clinic submitted a response to the Copyright Office’s Notice of Inquiry regarding orphan works and mass digitization on behalf of Dance Heritage Coalition.
Ralph Lauren has won the branding war over the polo logo.