Sony and Marvel Studios, whose battle threatened to break up the Avengers, have reconciled.
Welcome back to Beyond the Docket! This time we are back to interview Nancy Mertzel of Mertzel Law PLLC. Nancy is a litigator and IP attorney who left a large firm to start her own practice. We talk about her 4-year-long litigation case, her involvement with the Women-Owned Law Group, and her 2015 testimony before Congress.
Last week, Huawei announced that it was considering selling its 5G patents to a Western buyer, but was that a bluff? Either way, will the technology transfer ban hurt U.S. companies?
BMW recently patented a motorcycle electric supercharger to increase the fuel efficiency of the combustion engine.
Ferrari threatened to sue a customer for trademark infringement for posting "distasteful" images that included the Ferrari brand.
- Scotland's space technology industry is booming, with a 12-fold increase in published space tech patents since 1969.
- Facebook was recently issued a patent to enable moderators to more easily censor content posted in groups. The tech includes a feature that would limit questionable content so that only the poster can see it.
- Nintendo's recent IP filings suggest new features for the Switch.
- Ford Motor Company's newest trademark suggests the company will soon offer new off-road packages. Check out the trademark application here.