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New ITC 337 Investigation Powered by Battery Design Patents

New ITC 337 Investigation Powered by Battery Design Patents

Monday’s announcement that it will initiate a Section 337 investigation into certain batteries and products containing them, 337-TA-1244, marks the first time in recent history that a battery company has filed a lawsuit with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) has design patent infringement. Battery patents typically cover new and useful features of a battery, … Read more

Twelve Hashish Plant Patents and Counting

Twelve Cannabis Plant Patents and Counting

In 2020, U.S. acceptance of cannabis increased, as evidenced by legalization in another five states, proposed federal legalization, and designation of cannabis (if available) as material during the coronavirus pandemic. The recent reclassification of cannabis by the United Nations signals similar changes on a global scale. As a result of these changes, cannabis growing in … Read more