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Align Technology backs out of patent infringement cases against 3Shape

Alight Technology asked that the entire District Court case DC 1649 be dismissed, along with a patent from the DC1950 case, thereby giving up its previous assertion of a total of 8 patents against 3Shape in the Delaware litigations.

Facebook posts promote false conspiracy that coronavirus testing patent was submitted in 2015

Multiple Facebook posts shared hundreds of times claim that a person named Richard A. Rothschild filed a patent for novel coronavirus test in 2015. The claim is false; the image shows a supplemental application that was filed in 2020 following the submission of another patent application in 2015 that was not related to the coronavirus.

Oft-sactioned ‘copyright troll’ victimised client, says new malpractice suit

A newly filed malpractice lawsuit against copyright lawyer Richard Lieborwitz shows that one of his clients is fed up.

Clive Palmer accused of giving false evidence in Twisted Sister copyright dispute

Clive Palmer has repeatedly been accused of giving false evidence during a cross-examination in a copyright dispute over his political party’s use of a cover of the Twisted Sister song We’re Not Gonna Take It.

Buffalo Bills apply to trademark fan base’s Mafia nickname

The Bills last week filed an application to trademark the fan base’s adopted nickname in preparation to launch a series of branded merchandise and apparel available at Buffalo’s team store and sold online.

Apple sued for alleged patent infringement & more...

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