The USPTO establishes a Design Patent Bar

The USPTO establishes a Design Patent Bar

In the landscape of intellectual property practice in the United States, a significant transformation was introduced on January 2nd, 2024 with the introduction by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) of a bar dedicated to design patents. The origins...
USPTO 2022 report: new technologies’ data and trends

USPTO 2022 report: new technologies’ data and trends

Patent data analyst firm “IFI CLAIMS” recently released the list of the 50 largest patent filings in the US for the year 2022, also providing a comprehensive snapshot of the landscape of new technologies and growing trends in the industry.  Firstly, the number of US...
Disputes arise on the NFTs’ world

Disputes arise on the NFTs’ world

Lawsuits regarding NFTs are arising. Among these, the lawsuit that Miramax, a US-based film company, has filed against Quentin Tarantino for, among other things, copyright infringement. At the basis of this dispute there would be the director’s decision to want to...