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RIPL is Excited to Announce The China IP Blog Series, featuring Dr. Paolo Beconcini

By Staff on Friday, January 15th, 2021

RIPL is excited to announce the publication of The China IP Blog Series: The Imminent Implications of the US-China Trade Agreement, Covid-19, Recent Decisions of the Supreme People’s Court, and Other Developments in the Chinese IP Regime by Dr. Paolo Beconcini of Squire Patton Boggs. The series will begin on Friday, January 22nd and will run through…

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The Latest from UIC RIPL: Vol. 20.1 Publication, RIPL Ranked 3rd in the World, and JITPL Merger!

By Staff on Friday, November 20th, 2020

Dear Readers, The UIC Review of Intellectual Property Law (“RIPL”) is pleased to announce the publication of Volume 20, Issue 1! This issue features three scholarly articles from Professor Ping-Hsun Chen, Shannon Price, and Zachary Shufro, as well as one student comment from RIPL Staff Editor Emily Ruzevich. We are also excited to announce that…

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The USPTO is Affording Relief to Patent and Trademark Applicants, Registrants, and Owners Due to COVID-19

By Staff on Monday, November 16th, 2020

By Stephanie Nikitenko In light of the effects of the Coronavirus pandemic, requiring most Americans to work from homeand many businesses to cease operation for the foreseeable future, the USPTO has classified current circumstances as an “extraordinary situation” as per the meaning provided for in 37 CFR 1.183 and 37 CFR 2.146. [1] This has…

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Increased Likelihood of Significant Federal Cannabis Reform Could Clear The Smoke Clouding Trademark Registration for Recreational Marijuana Businesses

By Staff on Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

By: Jack Avery Gainer Following what seems to be a common trend[1] among the States, marijuana is now legal for recreational use in Illinois[2]. According to the federal government, however, marijuana remains classified as a Schedule I Substance[3] under the Controlled Substances Act.[4] So what does this mean for new Illinois marijuana business owners seeking…

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