Patent & IP news for September 25, 2010

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post image Oops, the Delhi HC did it again: Claim that they have no jurisdiction for to hear Archie from

The Division Bench of the Delhi High Court has once again delivered a judgment interpreting the interplay between Section 134 (2) of the TM Act/ 62(2) of the Copyright Act vis-a-vis Section 20 of ...

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AIPLA Annual Meeting from

The American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) will be holding its 2010 annual meeting on October 21-23, 2010 in Washington, DC. Among the sessions being offered during the annual meeting are: • KSR and the ripple ...

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BIO IPCC Fall Conference from

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) will be holding its Intellectual Property Counsels Committee (IPCC) Fall Conference & Meeting on October 18-20, 2010 in Boston, MA. The semi-annual IPCC conference will once again be open to the ...

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Stevie Wonder Urges the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to Ease Copyright Laws for the Blind from

by Mark Malek Well, this story is a little near and dear to my heart.  My mother is blind so, naturally, this caught my attention.  The AP reported that Stevie Wonder appeared before WIPO, and ...

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Zucker out; end of the cheap programming gambit? from

In a previous post, IPBiz had likened NBC's "cheap programming" gambit to IBM's "wall of patents" strategy. [see

NBC's "cheap programming" gambit fails, but incrementalist patents survive

Now, Jeff Zucker, the author ...

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Hiltzik says Allen suit is an Interval legacy thing from

Michael Hiltzik suggests a rationale for Allen's lawsuit:

The lawsuit is more about Interval Research's legacy.

Interval hasn't been mentioned much over the last few years. But while it existed it was ...

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EU Judges optimistic about European Patent Court from

The struggle to reach a single European Patent Court dominates “patent politics” in 2010 (see our June blog[1]). In September, some 120 patent judges from European Patent Convention states as well as guests from ...

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ACTA Negotiators Still Aiming At Completion By Year’s End from

Countries negotiating a semi-secret trade agreement against piracy and counterfeiting this week in Tokyo are still aiming to reach agreement by the end of this year, a negotiator told Intellectual Property Watch today. The negotiator ...

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LegalZoom and Washington State Reach Agreement Over Unauthorized Practice of Law from

The State of Washington has just entered into an Assurance of Discontinuance with LegalZoom relating to charges that LegalZoom is engaging in the unauthorized practice of law. The Attorney General of the State of Washington ...

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Thrashing out buggy whips at CIRM? from

A note to californiastemcellrepot on 25 Sept. 2010:

Although John M. Simpson of Consumer Watchdog bemoans what he isn't allowed to see, perhaps Simpson should pay more attention to the handwriting already on the ...

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LARYNGEAL MASK: Is written description an affirmative requirement? from

In LARYNGEAL MASK CO, the CAFC reversed an invalidity for lack of written description summary judgment:

We conclude that the district court erred in granting
summary judgment that the patent was invalid for failing
the ...

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Bed bug at Bloomies! from

According to Fox, Bloomingdales released a statement Friday (9/24/10) saying that one single bed bug was found inside its flagship store on East 59th Street in Manhattan.

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