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A Bitter Pill to Swallow? Foreign Drug Makers (and Other Foreign Brand Owners) Can Seek Cancellation of U.S. Marks Under the Lanham Act.

July 14, 2017

In a recent development testing the impact of globalism on U.S. trademark law, the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this year declined to review a ruling by the Fourth Circuit that Bayer AG, the German drug maker, had standing under the Lanham Act to sue for injury to its foreign brand, despite never having used or registered […]

Michael I. Katz

Erynn Embree

Patent Markings Important in Determining Damages

July 7, 2017

Legal notice provided by patent markings may play a major role in patent infringement cases, as it may be a primary factor in calculating damages (e.g., how much money and/or other forms of compensation are to be awarded) when a court decides that patent infringement has occurred. Legal notice can be either “actual notice” or […]

Kristian Blomquist

Katz Joins Maschoff Brennan’s Irvine Office

June 15, 2017

Orange County – Maschoff Brennan, an intellectual property and litigation law firm, welcomed Shareholder Michael I. Katz to its Irvine, Calif. office. Katz will add more than 25 years of litigation experience to the firm. Katz’ practice focuses on a variety of complex business disputes, including intellectual property, software-related disputes, unfair competition and business disputes […]

Michael I. Katz