The latest issue of our quarterly report on developments in IP, data privacy and cybersecurity law includes summaries and analysis on matters including:

  • The Supreme Court’s grant of certiorari in a case addressing whether a bankrupt trademark owner may revoke a licensee’s right to use its trademark
  • A case in which the Supreme Court will consider whether the U.S. government may challenge patents as a “person” under the America Invents Act
  • A Federal Circuit ruling that a surname can be registered as a trademark

Davis Polk’s Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions Group advises clients on corporate and commercial transactions involving IP, technology, data privacy and cybersecurity matters. Our IP litigation practice is composed of trial lawyers with extensive experience handling intellectual property cases in courtrooms throughout the U.S.

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