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Daily Journal asks Ben Davidson to explain Supreme Court decision in TC Heartland dramatically limiting venue for filing patent infringement suits. (Originally Appeared In Daily Journal May 23, 2017).

Ruling Will Dramatically Change How Patent Cases Are Litigated On Monday, in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Food Group Brands LLC, 2017 DJDAR, the U.S. Supreme Court greatly limited the ability of patent owners to sue defendants in far-away venues, including in districts that have long been viewed as favorable…

Offensive Trademarks Can Be Protected

(Originally appeared in Los Angeles Daily Journal Dec. 30, 2015) Can the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office refuse to register trademarks that are racist, offensive, and disparaging to minorities, religious groups, and others? For over a hundred years, the well-established answer to that question has been “yes.” Under Section 2(a)…