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26th Annual Conference Begins

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July 24th, 2016

Asst. Director Nicholas Bartelt Joins NYIPLA Amicus Brief in Varsity Brands Case (SCOTUS)

Assistant Director Nicholas Bartelt participated as counsel to amicus curiae New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA) on a brief submitted on July 22, 2016, in support of neither party in Star Athletica v. Varsity Brands, 15-866 (Sup. Ct.). The case concerns the copyrightability of two-dimensional designs for cheerleading forms, and more broadly, what the appropriate test […]

October 1st, 2015

SDNY Markman Hearing at Fordham Law

  On September 30, 2015, in recognition and celebration of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York’s 225th Anniversary, the Fordham IP Institute, in conjunction with the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA), hosted a Markman claim construction hearing presided over by the Honorable Jed S. Rakoff. The hearing was part of the […]

October 1st, 2015

Nicholas Bartelt Publishes Article on Pre-1972 Sound Recordings

The August-September Issue of the New York Intellectual Property Law Association (NYIPLA) Report featured an article by Senior Fellow Nicholas Bartelt discussing the recent litigation concerning public performance rights in pre-1972 sound recordings.  Read the full article, entitled What About Us? Pre-1972 Sound Recordings, Music Licensing, and Recording Artists’ Public Performance Rights in the Wake […]

July 30th, 2015

USPTO Patent Quality Overview at Fordham Law School

The Fordham IP Institute, in conjunction with the NYIPLA and the USPTO, hosted a “Patent Quality Overview” on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, at Fordham University School of Law. Valencia Martin Wallace, Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality, United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), along with other USPTO Executives  provided an overview of the agency’s Enhanced Patent Quality […]

July 22nd, 2015

Patent Quality Roundtable with USPTO and NYIPLA

On July 29, 2015, the Fordham IP Institute, in conjunction with the NYIPLA and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), hosted the USPTO Patent Quality Overview. Valencia Martin Wallace, USPTO Deputy Commissioner for Patent Quality, along with other USPTO Executives provided an overview of the agency’s Enhanced Patent Quality Initiative. Mark Bloomberg, Esq. (Zuber Lawler […]

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