IP Insider

The Art of Protecting Domain Names

By Jennifer Williams-Alvarez |

There are now more domain name options than ever before, which open up more opportunities for abuse. It is therefore critical to be vigilant about protecting domain names, in-house lawyers say.

The defendants’ infringing logo, left, and Lucasfilm’s trademark Jedi Order logo seen in court documents.

Lucasfilm Accuses Lightsaber Class of Violating Star Wars Trademarks

By Jason Grant |

Lightsaber classes and merchandise that allegedly use Star Wars-related trademarks are not in keeping with the Jedi Order.

Amy Berman Jackson.

Feds Win Inside Peek at Anthem, Cigna Feud Over Merger-Breach Claims

By C. Ryan Barber |

Judge Amy Berman Jackson agrees with report from special master.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Chief Judge Sharon Prost.

Software Patents on Shaky Ground With Federal Circuit in Case After Case

By Scott Graham |

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit put on what could have been a clinic last week on software patent eligibility.

Wary of Delivery Apps, Restaurant Industry Turns to Government Lawyer

By Kristen Rasmussen |

A longtime Texas government lawyer is advising the restaurant industry on how to respond to upstart third-party food delivery services like Amazon Prime Now and UberEATS.

Mark Lemley, Stanford University, William H. Neukom Professor of Law

Supreme Court Term Promises to Be IP Blockbuster

By Scott Graham |

With four IP cases on the docket and several more knocking at the door of certiorari, the U.S. Supreme Court is poised for a banner year of patent, trademark and copyright decisions.