Posts Tagged: bad faith


Commerce Office of Inspector General Says USPTO is Failing to Prevent Fraudulent Trademark Registrations

On August 11, the U.S. Department of Commerce Office of Inspector General (OIG) published a final report on the audit of the United States Patent and Trademark …
By Nancy Braman
3 months ago 1

England and Wales Court of Appeal Rules in SkyKick Trademark Case

Followers of European trademark developments will be familiar with the Sky v SkyKick litigation, in which the UK courts and the Court of Justice of the EU …
By James Nurton
4 months ago 0

EU Trademark Owners Relieved by CJEU Judgment in SkyKick Case

The Court of Justice of the European Union has provided reassurance to European trademark owners in its judgment today in the SkyKick case. (Case C?371/18 Sky plc, …
By James Nurton
2 years ago 0

Canada’s National IP Strategy Stoking Fears About Patent Trolls

The strategy also includes legislative changes to ensure ethical standards among patent and trademark agents and to “remove barriers to innovation, particularly any loopholes that allow those …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 7

Crocs Chase Dawgs With Motion for Sanctions After Allegations of Bad Faith Litigation

On December 1st, Niwot, CO-based shoe manufacturer Crocs, Inc. (NASDAQ:CROX) filed a motion for sanctions against Las Vegas, NV-based rival firm USA Dawgs Inc., which outlined …
By Steve Brachmann
4 years ago 0

Nintendo Wins Attorneys’ Fees Fighting Baseless Patent Lawsuit

This is an exceptional case; IA Labs brought an objectively baseless claim, which the Court finds was brought in bad faith. Interaction Laboratories, Inc. — the original '226 …
By Gene Quinn
8 years ago 4

Federal Circuit Says Rambus Illegally Destroyed Documents

On Friday, May 13, 2011, the Federal Circuit issued the latest decision in a long line of Rambus decisions stemming out of conduct of Rambus as it participated in …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 1