2011 April Archive

Algae Biofuels: On the Road to Economic Viability or Just “On the Road”?

By Mandour & Associates, APC on April 18, 2011

algae-frog-thumb-200x133-33972 California – Annually, the San Diego Center for Algae Biotechnology (SD-CAB) holds a symposium featuring a distinguished panel of speakers from academia, government labs and private research centers as well as businesses and investors interested in using algae for commercial fuel production. Read the rest »

Posted in: Patent Registration

Gucci v. Guess – the “G” Trademark Lawsuit Intensifies

By Mandour & Associates, APC on April 11, 2011

high-heel-thumb-200x150-30643 Orange County – In 2009, Gucci filed a lawsuit against Guess and its licensed footwear brand, Marc Fisher, for infringing on its infamous “G” monogram and other designs. It was originally said that the two powerhouse brands would have a private mediation, however, after three years the case is now a full blown out feud. Read the rest »

Federal Circuit Requires High Particularity Standard for False Marking Claims

By Mandour & Associates, APC on April 11, 2011

bottles-thumb-200x142-33974 California – In In re BP Lubricants USA Inc., the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals held that a false marking claim must satisfy the particularity standard of Fed.R.Civ.P. 9(b), which requires that complaints alleging fraud or mistake “state with particularity the circumstances constituting fraud or mistake.” Read the rest »

Posted in: Patent Infringement

Clean Tech IP is Here to Stay…and Grow

By Mandour & Associates, APC on April 10, 2011

wind-turbine-thumb-200x133-33976 California – What is the tie that binds the following eleven threads?
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Posted in: Patent Registration