Patent Attorney Michael Sturm Joins Zarley Law

We at the firm are excited to announce that Zarley Law Firm, P.L.C. has merged with venerated intellectual property law firm Sturm & Fix, LLC. The firm’s namesake, Michael O. Sturm, will be joining Zarley Law as Of Counsel, ushering in an exciting period of transition and growth for Zarley Law. Mike got his start […]

Patent Examination Acceleration Resulting From COVID-19 Pandemic

During a recent conversation with a patent examiner an interesting consequence of the COVID-19 outbreak came to light. Many applicants have taken advantage of the extensions afforded by the USPTO in relation to many patent and trademark deadlines and the waiver of associated fees.

Nestlé© Seeks Permanent Injuction Against Gray Goods

Food and beverage giant Nestlé© has filed a trademark infringement suit in Texas, seeking a permanent injunction against Mexican distributor Ultra Distribuciones Mundiales SA de CV for selling unauthorized–but authentic–Nestlé© products in the United States.

Fortress Backs Off Its Covid-19 Patent Suit

Stung by its involvement in what has been referred to as the “Lollapalooza of patent trolling,” Fortress Investment Group, LLC has announced it is offering royalty-free licenses for its patents involved in COVID-19 diagnostics research.