Patent & IP news for September 19, 2010

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post image Letter from AmeriKat: Patent reform, pretty things, pancakes and politics from

The AmeriKat is having difficulty concentrating, today. She awoke early this morning with her phone vibrating off her bedside table with the first of many text messages, phone calls, and e-mails that would help turn ...

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post image CIPA Gala Dinner menu: Grubb's up! from

Friday marked the closing date for entries to the competition to select the menu for the Gala Dinner which the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) will shortly be holding as the centrepiece of this ...

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post image Patent Claims Continue to Drop from

The chart above shows the percentage of patent applications published with more than twenty claims, grouped by publication date. I use the twenty-claim threshold because patent applicants are required to pay a surcharge to the ...

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post image Breaking News: Matrix Restrained from Infringing Roche's Cancer Patent from

Tarceva, an anti cancer molecule that created patent history in India (for inter-alia ushering in "public interest" into Indian patent jurisprudence) continues to make legal waves. And big ones at that.

Over the last few ...

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post image When the sweet taste of victory turns to ashes: post-appeal remittal from

This tale has just reached PatLit from a reader who practises before the European Patent Office:
"I recently got an Appeal Board Decision entirely in my favour, the Examining Division being slapped down rather brusquely ...

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post image Monday miscellany from

Last week, in "Dear Interest, Dear Policy -- a case of taking the epistle", the IPKat commented unfavourably on the curious practice that had developed in the Intellectual Property Office of addressing circulars to "Dear Interest ...

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"CBS Sunday Morning" on September 19, 2010 from

Charles Osgood introduced the show for September 19. The cover story is on the Hoover Dam, with Katie Couric talking to Oliver Stone, and "Don't try this at home" (Bill Geist). Concert in the ...

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Europe Acts On Visually Impaired Reader Access from

The European Blind Union and the Federation of European Publishers have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on access to works for dyslexic or visually impaired readers on 14 September. Related Articles:

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IP “Authorities” Meet To Discuss IP Infrastructure, Collaboration from

The second global symposium of intellectual property authorities met last week at the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva to discuss global IP infrastructure and collaboration between IP offices, particularly in ways that might bring ...

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Ninth Circuit: Licensee of off-the-shelf software may not resell used copies of the software from

Attorneys and IT consultants who handle intellectual property due diligence will want to note a recent decision by the Ninth Circuit relating to the transferability of licensed software.  In  Vernor v Autodesk, the Court considered ...

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USAToday says: Watch out for copycats from

USA Today goes to David Kappos:

The first line of defense, Kappos says, is a patent.

"If you have a great idea, you've got to protect it," he says. "If you don't protect ...

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Conference & CLE Calendar from

September 20, 2010 - Patentable Subject Matter: 35 USC § 101 (George Washington University Law School Intellectual Property Law Program) - Washington, DC September 20-21, 2010 - Patent Litigation 2010 (Practising Law Institute) - San Francisco, CA September 20-22, 2010 ...

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Court Report from

By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Cancer Research Technology Ltd. et al. v. Sun Pharma Global FZE et al. 3:10-cv-04745; filed ...

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