Patent & IP news for March 19, 2011

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post image Judge O’Malley in Dissent: Patent Assignments Should be a Matter of State Law from

Abraxis BioScience v. Navinta (Fed. Cir. 2011) (en Banc opinion) (original panel opinion) New Federal Circuit judge Kathleen O'Malley has begun her tenure at the Federal Circuit by joining with Judge Newman dissenting from ...

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post image USPTO Announces Accommodations for Patent and Trademark Applicants and Owners Affected by Recent Catastrophes in Japan from

On March 17, 2011, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)  published an Official Gazette (OG) notice outlining special accommodations available to patent and trademark applicants and owners affected by the catastrophic events that ...

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CLE on Centocor v. Abbott from

The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) will offer a one-hour webinar entitled "Antibody Patents after Centocor" on Wednesday, March 23, 2011 beginning at 2:00 PM (ET). The IPO webinar will examine how much descrioption ...

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BIO IPCC Spring Conference from

The Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) will be holding its Intellectual Property Counsels Committee (IPCC) Spring Conference & Meeting on April 13-15, 2011 in Seattle, WA. The semi-annual IPCC conference will once again be open to the ...

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Trademark issues with "Tiger Blood" (Xango) from

Detroit is to be home to the first extension of the US Patent Office. The Detroit Free Press is running a headline: Jimmy Buffett files to patent Tiger Blood drink. In fact, the issues with ...

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Plagiarism at Kingston University from

Kingston University has a strong program to educate students on plagiarism:

Chris Dingle, vice president of the students’ union, said: "Plagiarism awareness is drummed into students at Kingston from their first year onwards and the ...

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Allison, Lemley & Walker: Repeat Patent Litigants from

Do repeat patent plaintiffs have stronger patents? Are they more likely to settle to prevent these patents from being invalidated? John Allison (UT Austin Business), Mark Lemley (Stanford Law), and Joshua Walker (Lex Machina, Inc ...

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Intangibles pay off - the case for culture from

From the NY Times Economix blog -- Study Finds Culture to Be Economic Engine: Modern Germans may still be harvesting significant economic benefits from extravagant opera houses built by spendthrift Baroque princes, according to a study ...

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Tricks & Tips for Describing An Invention in a Patent Application from

The back bone, however, is made up of many smaller bones. For example, there are seven cervical vertebrae in the necks of all mammals, and these bones together make up a portion of the back ...

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P-PIL: Call for Applications from

P-PIL (Promoting Public Interest Lawyering) was recently formed to further the cause of public interest through the instrumentality of law in India. It aims to create synergies between law schools, the legal profession and various ...

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Supreme Court Patent Case of the Week — Gibbons v. Ogden (1824) from

22 U.S. 1 (1824)9 Wheat. 1 GIBBONS, Appellant, v. OGDEN, Respondent. Supreme Court of United States. February 4, 5, and 6, 1824. March 2, 1824. 3*3 Mr. Webster, for the appellant. Mr ...

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March Trademark Madness! from

By: Mark R. Malek I’m just sitting here watching the NCAA tournament and I know that somehow, someway, I can relate this to intellectual property.  Of course, I remember that “March Madness” is a ...

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