Patent & IP news for February 15, 2010

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post image Champerty and litigation funding from

Following last week's IP Finance-backed seminar "Funding and the Fortunes of Intellectual Property", hosted by Hardwicke, Lincoln's Inn, this blog is pleased to be able to post the PowerPoints from the presentation by ...

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post image Monday miscellany from

Thank you, says the IPKat, to those well-informed readers who have sent him this link to DOOR (the Database of Origin and Registration, which enables readers to search by country, product type, registered name and ...

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Browsewrap – A binding, implied agreement? from

Brian Chau is a JD Candidate at Osgoode Hall The Action On December 23, 2009, the Missouri Court of Appeals issued a ruling on browsewrap that essentially reinforced that the traditional principles of contract law ...

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Want a dot-eu? It's not enough to be crafty, says AG Trstenjak from

Last week European Court of Justice Advocate General Trstenjak published his Opinion in Case C‑569/08 Internetportal und Marketing GmbH v Richard Schlicht, an Opinion which the IPKat missed at the time because it ...

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U.S. DOJ Launches New IP Task Force from

On Friday, February 12, 2010, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the U.S. Department of Justice has launched a new intellectual property task force to combat the increasing prevalence of IP crimes ...

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Wired! from

The following is excerpted from the above-titled article by Jill Schachner Chanenerg from the print issue of the February 2010 issue of the ABA Journal: There’s a battle about to break out on your ...

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Top-Ten Pending Patent Cases from

Foley attorney Hal Wegner regularly updates his list of the top-ten most important pending patent cases ranked according to their likely impact on the law. The list follows with my own annotations. Ariad v. Eli ...

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BPAI's MATSUBARA decision on anticipation, obviousness from

In Ex parte SATOSHI MATSUBARA (Appeal 2009-006581, decision on 10 Feb 2010 ), the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences [BPAI] affirmed an anticipation rejection of claim 17 of application 10/398,507 , which claim stated ...

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Viagra, Cialis, & Levitra: Board of Patent Appeals Affirms Rejection of Pfizer’s Broad Patent over ED Treatment from

Ex parte Pfizer (BPAI 2010) Pfizer's broadest patent covering its bestselling drug Viagra is in the midst of an ex parte reexamination. See Patent 6,469,012. The reexamination was separately requested by Lilly ...

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BPAI smokes Pfizer patent claim on Viagra from

In Ex parte PFIZER, INC (Appeal 2009-004106 ), the BPAI contemplated the validity of Pfizer's patent claim:

A method of treating erectile dysfunction in a male
human, comprising orally administering to a male
human in ...

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