Patent & IP news for December 18, 2009

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post image SpicyIP Tidbit: The Obama Administration does a U-Turn - Supports the WIPO Treaty for the Blind from

In a surprising turn of events it has been reported, by, that the Obama administration has whole heartedly supported the WIPO Treaty for Sharing Accessible Formats of Copyrighted Works for Persons Who are ...

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post image Do the Movie Studios Have a Strategy for the Online World? from

I recently paid my annual visit to what is reported to be one of Borders' most successful stores, located in an upscale suburb of a Midwestern US city. When I reached the CD department, I ...

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post image Friday fantasies from

The IPKat's Forthcoming Events side bar hasn't got anything left for 2009, but there are plenty of 2010 events to enjoy -- so be sure to check them out!

That (es)citalopram patent again ...

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CEIPI announces European patent court conference from

The Centre d'Etudes Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle (CEIPI), Strasbourg, is organising a conference, "Towards a European Patent Court", on April 16 and 17, 2010. Hosted in the European Parliament Building, Strasbourg, the event ...

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Data exclusivity and food claims in Europe from

The IPKat's attention was attracted this morning to the Commission Decision of 17 December 2009 authorising a health claim on the effect of water-soluble tomato concentrate on platelet aggregation and granting the protection of ...

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Information on the Public Patent Advisory Committee from

The USPTO’s Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC) is charged with reviewing the “policies, goals, performance, budget, and fees” of the USPTO. The PPAC tends to work closely with USPTO upper management, including the director ...

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Judge's Past Experience With Patents and Technology Support Transfer of Venue from

In granting defendants' motion to transfer, the court found that "considering the eleven years of experience that the Delaware court, and specifically Chief Judge Sleet, has with the patents and associated technical issues involved in ...

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PTO Asks for Comments on Improving Patent Quality from

The PTO is on a mission to “improve the quality of the overall patent examination and prosecution process, to reduce patent application pendency, and to ensure that granted patents are valid and provide clear notice ...

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Friday food for thought: Did the Patent and Trademark Office leave $118 million on the table? from

The Patent and Trademark Office faced a cash crunch in fiscal year 2009. Fee collections were significantly lower than expected, and several drastic cost-cutting measures had to be implemented toward the end of the year ...

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SpicyIP Tidbit: Copyright Board: Need for Speed? from

According to a news report, the Copyright Board has closed hearings for this year and the next date is scheduled sometime next March. For the last 18 months, the Copyright Board has been dealing with ...

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