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The Dilemma Of Fair Use And Expressive Machine Learning: An Interview With Ben Sobel from

Intellectual Property Watch recently conducted an interview with Ben Sobel, law and technology researcher, teacher, and fellow at Harvard University's Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. Sobel has focused his research on copyright ...

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INTA Pro Bono Trademark Clearinghouse Takes Off from

This summer, the International Trademark Association (INTA), the global trademark industry group, launched a one-of-a-kind pilot program offering pro bono attorneys the opportunity to help nonprofits and others obtain and protect trademarks. And in its ...

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Employing Part-Time Field Technicians and Registering to Do Business Create Regular and Established Place of Business​ from

The court denied defendant's motion to transfer for improper venue because defendant had a regular and established business in the forum through its part-time field technicians who regularly provided service to purchasers of the ...

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Music royalties – a siren sound for niche investors seeking higher yield from

A small but growing number of investors are buying the rights to musician’s future earnings, hoping to beat the fixed income returns and other markets. According to an article in the Wall Street Journal ...

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News from Abroad -- Mexican Antitrust Authority Study on Generic Drug Entry -- On Patents and Marketing Authorizations -- Part II from

By Juan Luis Serrano* -- In the first installment of this series, we outlined the general contents of the study published on August 9, 2017 by the Federal Commission for Economic Competition[1], highlighting that the ...

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CAFC in ALVARADO HOSPITAL. A dissent by Judge Newman. from

One must always keep in mind that the CAFC has jurisdiction in non-patent areas.
On 22 August 2017:

Because Prime Hospitals’ breach of contract claim is
fundamentally a suit to enforce a contract and it ...

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Two CAFC judges in Nidec case: we question whether the practice of expanding panels from

The outcome was that appellant lost:

Nidec Motor Corporation (“Nidec”) appeals a final
written decision of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board
(“Board”) in an inter partes review (“IPR”). The Board
determined that claims 1 ...

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Branding Arts <span class="amp">&amp;</span> Literature: More Misleading Cases by A.P.&nbsp;Herbert from

It is that time of year when honest Canadians self-report their incomes and voluntarily pay their taxes. But is the tax system impartial to all taxpayers, or does it prejudice against certain activities while subsidizing ...

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Branding Fake News: Misleading Cases by A.P.&nbsp;Herbert from

There is much ado these days about fake news. Some find it entertaining. Others find it dangerous. Neither can claim that it has been positive or educational. We can learn a thing or two about ...

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Nidec v. Zhongshan — Did the Federal Circuit possess&nbsp;jurisdiction? from

The Federal Circuit decided Nidec v. Zhongshan today.  The panel deemed it unnecessary to delve into the panel stacking issue that was raised in the case.  However, two of the judges did express concern toward ...

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Benjamin clementine @ o2 academy leeds in leeds, united kingdom, o2 academy leeds, december&nbsp;3 from

Entitled ‘Following the Drum’, so we’ll help the homes that Tommy left behind him! New York: The Drawing Center – British Army regiments stationed in Jamaica between 1702 and 1962 and information relating to, free ...

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post image PTAB: Serial Filing Past the Deadline and Adding Judges to Achieve a&nbsp;Result from

by Dennis Crouch Nidec Motor v. Zhongshan Broad Ocean Motor (Fed. Cir. 2017) Serial Filings: Important statement here from the Court against allowing a PTAB IPR patent challenger to continue to file additional IPR petitions ...

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Qualcomm fighting hard to avoid adjudication of Apple's patent infringement&nbsp;defenses from

Qualcomm has to defend itself against the Federal Trade Commission in the Northern District of California, where Judge Lucy H. Koh has so far been great for the mobile device industry, and against Apple in ...

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post image Around the IP&nbsp;Blogs! from

This Kitten is delighted to bring you the highlights from some recently published IP blogs.
Driving around the Blogs!Marie-Andree Weiss on The 1709 Blog summarizes the motion for judgment on the pleadings filed by ...

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