Patent & IP news for June 5, 2010

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post image What is Non-obvious and can be Patented? from

What is patentable subject matter? Many people believe that they can patent anything. But the truth is there is certain statutorily allowable subject matter that can be patented (35 USC 101).

Here's a list ...

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post image It's official: words can have more than one meaning! from

Although this isn't an intellectual property matter as such, this decision has some bearing on the way IP owners can defend their interests in the UK, for example if someone makes defamatory comments about ...

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post image Guest Post: U.K. implements ECJ's decision in favour of L'Oreal from

Avni Chari, a student of NALSAR, brings us another very interesting guest post on a recent U.K. judgment. A must read for all those of you interested in the use of trademarks during the ...

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ACI Patent Term Adjustment and Patent Term Extension Conference from

American Conference Institute (ACI) will be holding a conference entitled "The Life Sciences Lawyer's Guide to Patent Term Adjustment and Patent Term Extensions" on August 18-19, 2010 in New York, NY. ACI faculty will ...

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Calculating Patent Term from

Does anyone have a process flow-chart that they could send to me to use when determining whether an issued patent is still in force? The process includes at least:

  1. Calculate the original patent term — May ...

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Avoiding the Vagaries of Vagueness from

 It is common practice of patent plaintiffs to file suit not against the manufacturers of infringing products, but against the customers of those manufacturers—defendants that use the products at issue, but don’t make ...

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When picking a vacuum cleaner design, watch for the sucker punch ... from

In a world of sadness and misery, a smiling face can make all the difference. This was perhaps what Qualtex UK thought, when they wiped the smile off the face of Henry the Smiling Vacuum ...

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Tribute bands of live performers: right of publicity? from

The Duke Island/Somerset County 2010 Concert series starts off on June 27 with "Bobby and the Jets"

described as:

Bobby Lynch is the ultimate tribute to Elton John. He has the unmistakable look of ...

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