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Category Archives: Intellectual Property

They Know It When They See It: Patentable Subject Matter After Alice

To those with even a casual interest in the preparation and prosecution of patents in the United States, the holding in the Supreme Court’s June 2014 decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International is well known: claims directed to intermediated settlement encompass an abstract idea, and generic recitation of a computer implementation in such claims fails …

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ICANN’s gTLD Program – A Look Back and Forward

ICANN’s new Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) program has been in full swing for over a year now, so it seems an apt time to examine some statistics as to how brands are engaging with new gTLDs, utilizing the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH), and which new gTLDs may give .com a run for its money. gTLD Registration …

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