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Caesar Rivise Attorneys Aid in Organizing PIPLA & Federal Circuit Co-Sponsored Bench & Bar® and Annual Judge’s Dinner

Posted on Oct 27, 2022 in News

Each year, the Philadelphia Intellectual Property Law Association (PIPLA) hosts a Judge’s Dinner honoring a member of the judiciary who has advanced the area of intellectual property law.  On November 2nd, however, the Judge’s Dinner will be part of a larger schedule of Bench & Bar® events co-hosted by the Federal Circuit Bar Association and PIPLA. Caesar Rivise attorneys Scott Slomowitz, Allison Tramontana, and Leah George all serve on the PIPLA Board of Governors who, in conjunction with the rest of the PIPLA Board, have coordinated the Judge’s Dinner and sponsored a CLE event at Bench & Bar® entitled, “IP Strategy: Start-up to Acquisition in Life Sciences.”

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Caesar Rivise Associates Attend Philadelphia Bench Bar 2022

Posted on Sep 22, 2022 in News

Caesar Rivise Associates Allison White and Leah George attended the Philadelphia Bar Association’s annual Bench Bar networking conference this year, which provided multiple seminars on legal topics including trial team techniques, negotiation tactics, effective legal writing, culturally competent lawyering, and a plenary on recent Supreme Court case law.   

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Caesar Rivise Takes On The Philadelphia Bench-Bar

Posted on Sep 16, 2022 in News

Two of our associates, Allison White and Leah George, are heading off to the 2022 Philadelphia Bar Association Bench-Bar and Annual Conference in Atlantic City this weekend.

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Can you own the rights to THE? How The Ohio State University has shaken up trademark law

Posted on Jul 5, 2022 in Articles

On August 8, 2019, The Ohio State University filed a trademark application for the singular word THE in Class 25 for clothing. On June 21, 2022, Registration No. 6763118 was granted. With far less common word marks receiving refusals from the USPTO, what does a registration for one of the most common words in the English language mean for trademark law?

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Trademark Modernization Act Takes Effect in Mid-December: What You Need To Know

Posted on Dec 7, 2021 in Articles

Regulations implementing the Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 (TMA) will officially take effect in mid-December, with the majority of provisions going into effect on December 18, 2021 and changes to office action response periods taking effect on December 1, 2022.

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A Parade of Intellectual Property: What We Can Learn From the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®

Posted on Nov 24, 2021 in Articles

The Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade® is an advertiser’s paradise, a literal parade of intellectual property with a guaranteed national audience.  The modern version of the parade has evolved far beyond a trademark showcase and has embraced music and even fine art, bringing copyright issues into the mix.  With hundreds of intellectual property rights at play—far from a light lift to coordinate—viewers may wonder, how does it all come together?

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The Dawn of DOCX: Modernization Underway at the USPTO

Posted on Sep 7, 2021 in Articles

On June 2, 2021, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced that its previously PDF-based filing […]

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Inside the Recent USPTO Reforms: Heightened Requirements for Patentability, but Good News for Small Businesses

Posted on Jul 1, 2021 in Articles

Changes are coming for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).  Within one week, the Supreme Court […]

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What Are NFTs? The Latest Blockchain Tech You Need to Know to Protect Your IP

Posted on May 20, 2021 in Articles

A blockchain company purchased an original Bansky artwork for $95,000.[1]  Then they set it on fire.[2]  Why?  The […]

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Louboutin® is Red, and Tiffany® is Blue: How to Protect Your Business’s Signature Hue

Posted on Mar 1, 2021 in Articles

Tiffany® blue.  UPS® brown.  And now, more recently, Starbucks® green and white.[1] The choice of color in a […]

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