Patent & IP news for June 5, 2011

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post image If you can't stand the heat, keep out of the fryer from

From The Register comes news of another significant US Supreme Court ruling, Global Applicances Inc v SEB S.A., relating to patent litigation strategy.  "US Supremes add 'willful blindness' to patent law" is the title ...

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post image Streamlining Petition Practice Management in Inter Partes Patent Reexamination from

Interference Model to Control Petition Explosion & Manage Filings Last Wednesday, the USPTO conducted a public meeting to receive comments on their proposals to streamline patent reexamination. For those that missed the webcast last week, the ...

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post image Fiji Defeats “Unreasonable” Consumer in Green Drop Bottle Battle from

In a previous post I wrote about a consumer class action against SC Johnson, accusing the producer of Windex of misleading consumers by using a GREENLIST label that allegedly implies objective third party certification of ...

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A recent newsletter from the WIPO SME Unit highlights the “Top Ten Legal Mistakes Made by Entrepreneurs” as identified by Harvard Business School professor Connie Bagley. Three of the top five mistakes relate to IP ...

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University of Texas Endowment Fund Manager Comments On Patents & Intellectual Ventures Investment from

As I mentioned on the Patent Calls blog last Friday (see Patent Calls CEO Quoted in Austin Business Journal), the University of Texas was one of dozens of investors disclosed in a federal court filing ...

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Supreme Court: state of mind requirement for inducing patent infringement from

It was long a subject of dispute in America what state of mind a defendant had to possess to be found liable for inducing patent infringement.  Some panels believed that “the only intent required of ...

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CBS Sunday Morning on June 5, 2011 from

Russ Mitchell (not Charles Osgood) introduced the stories for Sunday, June 5, 2011. The cover story was by Martha Teichner on bedbugs, beginning with bedbug sniffing dogs Mitch and Caleb. Second, was "Horn of Plenty ...

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Valuing a diluted brand: the Pierre Cardin challenge from

In a piece for the Wall Street Journal last month, "Pierre Cardin Ready to Sell His Overstretched Label", Christina Passariello gave an account of the exercise in which still-active designer and hyperactive licensor Pierre Cardin ...

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T.J. Chiang: Levels of Abstraction from

What is an "invention"? The Wright brothers received a patent for building one embodiment of an "invention" ("a single glider that could barely fly"), but the scope of their patent claims covered a much broader ...

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It’s Kinda Like Dating, Part 2 – See You In Court from

by Danie Roy A few days ago, I wrote about Italy and Spain disagreeing with the EPO’s choice of patent languages. Apparently, since I wrote on the topic, things between ladies Italy and Spain ...

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Pharmaceutical Portfolio & Product Life Cycle Management Conference from

The SMi Group will be holding a conference on Pharmaceutical Portfolio & Product Life Cycle Management from June 29-30, 2011 in London, UK. The conference will offer presentations on the following topics: • Linking portfolio management with ...

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Conference & CLE Calendar from

June 7-8, 2011 - Biosimilars*** (American Conference Institute) - New York, NY June 8, 2011 - Biotechnology/Chemical/Pharmaceutical (BCP) Customer Partnership Meeting (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office) - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (EDT) June 19-20 ...

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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. Pozen Inc. v. Sun Pharma Global FZE 6:11-cv-00272; filed May 26, 2011 in the Eastern ...

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