Patent & IP news for December 30, 2011

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post image PPL registers annual revenues of Rs. 229.95 crores for FY 2010-11; from

The latest filings of PhonographicPerformance Ltd. (PPL) with the Registrar of Companies, has revealed the annual revenues of the copyrightsociety to be at a healthy Rs. 229.95 crores (US $ 45 million) for the financial ...

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(Click here to vote) In the final two days of voting, Patently-O needs another 150 votes to win the American Bar Association's "Favorite" IP law blog. Gene & Renee Quinn's excellent IP Watchdog took ...

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Following the recent IPKat posts concerning the provenance of LEGO bricks (here and here), this Kat has continued to receive correspondence from nostalgia-driven IP lawyers, litigants and leading personalities who simply want to have it ...

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post image Federal Circuit ordered Apple to correct appeal against denial of preliminary injunction against Samsung from

Three weeks ago I reported on Apple having appealed to the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) the early December denial of a US-wide preliminary injunction against four Samsung Android products. Here's ...

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The International Free and Open Source Software Law Book describes itself as "a new type of lawbook", which indeed it is.  The publishers explain: as legal systems differ throughout the world there are significant differences ...

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A decision in the field of freedom of expression versus personality right by Germany's highest court the Federal Constitutional Court otherwise known as Bundesverfassungsgericht or "BVerfG" has caught this Kat's eye (case reference ...

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Guest Post: State of Tribunals in India from

We have for our readers a guest post by our regular guest blogger, Mr. Sai Vinod Nayani on the state of tribunals in India. This is a very relevant post keeping in mind the pending ...

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U.S. Trade Representative Issues Report on China's Compliance with WTO and TRIPS from

Intellectual Property called a "Priority Issue" By Kevin E. Noonan -- The U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) issued a Report on the extent to which China is in compliance with its obligations under the TRIPS provisions ...

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Guest Post: Supplemental Examinations and the Client-Practitioner Relationship from

Guest Post by Professor Lisa A. Dolak Pursuant to the America Invents Act, supplemental examination will be available as of September 16, 2012. Patent owners will be able to ask the U.S. Patent and ...

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GPX Intl. Tire Corp. v. U.S: Federal Circuit Affirms ITC from

Last week in GPX Intl. Tire Corp. v. U.S., the Federal Circuit decided whether both antidumping and countervailing duties may be imposed on a non-market economy (“NME”) country like China. The Federal Circuit affirmed ...

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David Kappos to Keynote Boulder Patent Conference from

Colorado will have the good fortune of receiving David Kappos as the keynote speaker at an upcoming patent conference at the University of Colorado Law School.  The conference is co-sponsored by Silicon Flatirons and the ...

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High-ranking ITC official wants 'more searching inquiry' of impact of Android product bans from

With a number of judicial decisions involving Android scheduled for next year, the debate over public interest factors relating to injunctions and import bans is not going to stop anytime soon. The latest contribution to ...

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Top 10 Social Networking Resolutions for Business in 2012 from

One of the best things about social media is that you don't need to have a big marketing budget to benefit from the different ways that social media can propel your business, but you ...

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Preliminary ITC ruling on Microsoft's complaint against Motorola has obvious shortcomings from

On December 20, 2011, Administrative Law Judge Theodore Essex announced his initial determination on Microsoft's ITC complaint against Motorola Mobility, finding the defendant's Android devices in infringement of four claims of a Microsoft ...

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Biotech Patenting Conference from

C5 (UK) will be holding its 22nd Forum on Biotech Patenting on March 14-15, 2012 in Munich, Germany. Experienced in-house counsel and their European and U.S. expert legal advisors will provide information on the ...

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