Today is Monday, the 111th anniversary of the 1,000,000th U.S. patent, awarded to F.H. Holton for a vehicle tire. Here are some other news items. — New York requires continuing legal education course in cybersecurity. — Attorney for mass-shooting victims recalls his own experience. — Connecticut mayor wants his law license back. — Antitrust lawsuit […]
A Maryland company has received a U.S. patent for its technology that lets devices surmount firewalls to talk to each other.
A Baltimore-based hybrid technology company announced Thursday it had settled its lawsuit against Ford Motor Company, ending years of litigation over licensing.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a landmark decision last month holding that the prohibition on registration of “disparaging” trademarks under § 2(a) of the Lanham Act is unconstitutional because it violates the First Amendment. The Lanham Act provision that the In re Tam court found to be unconstitutional has been […]
A federal jury Thursday has awarded more than $28 million in damages to a Baltimore-based hybrid technology company in a patent infringement suit against automakers Hyundai and Kia. The award for Paice LLC came following a seven-day trial in U.S. District Court in Baltimore. Paice, co-owned by The Abell Foundation, accused the automakers of using […]
A patent infringement lawsuit against Hyundai, Toyota and Kia went to a federal jury in Baltimore on Wednesday in a case where everything from time allotted for arguments to who pays for the jurors’ lunches was detailed in court orders. Paice LLC, a Baltimore-based company co-owned by The Abell Foundation that develops hybrid electric technology, […]
A federal judge has not only thrown out an Ocean City-based trademark lawsuit over the use of the word “Shorebilly” but ordered the trademark at issue be canceled.
Attorneys for Bose Corp. and Beats Electronics have agreed to dismiss a patent infringement lawsuit filed by Bose.
The federal agency doesn’t exactly roll off the tongue — the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. Nor is it an entity that often finds itself enmeshed in a hot-button political dispute. Yet Wednesday’s ruling by the board to cancel the Washington Redskins football team’s trademark protection for its nickname, on the grounds that it is disparaging to Native Americans, has brought attention to [...]
Facebook infringed on patents held by a Dutch computer programmer who tried to launch a similar site called "Surfbook" more than a decade ago, according to a lawsuit heard by a federal jury Wednesday.
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts on Friday declined to temporarily block a lower court ruling that opens the world's best-selling multiple sclerosis drug to competition from generic rivals next month.
A Beltsville-based technology company is developing a first-of-its-kind device that could make it easier for people with severe lung and neuromuscular disorders to breathe.