Patent & IP news for January 22, 2012

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post image Post-Bilski split on patentable subject matter from

In Bilski v Kappos, 130 S Ct 3218 (2010) the majority of the US Supreme Court held the business method patent at issue to be unpatentable as claiming an “abstract idea” (13). But Bilski has ...

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post image SOPA, PIPA and Kim Dotcom from

The arrest of Kim Dotcom and the raiding of Megaupload plays into the SOPA & PIPA argument about stopping online piracy.  Goggle & Wikipedia just did a blackout to protest these pieces of legislation.  The problem with ...

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post image Knut saga revisited from

When the BBC recently reported on the birth of little polar bear cub Siku at a Danish zoo at the end of 2011, this Kat immediately had to think of the late polar bear Knut ...

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post image Power Balance from

The tripartite balance of power between the President, Congress, and Supreme Court is only partly constitutionally enshrined. The courts were cut out of a clear share. The Supreme Court stole its power base fair and ...

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post image A secretive search for prior art from

The agreement between the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) and the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to outsource prior art searchesare the IPO's "confidential documents", according to CSIR, and it is for ...

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Yahoo v. Controller, and Rediff: Business Methods are not patentable. from

In one of its first major decisions involving patentability of business method patents (available here), the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) has ruled (December 8, 2011) that pure business methods are not patentable in India ...

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Business Methods by the Numbers: A Look Inside PTO Class 705 from

What these numbers tell you is if your application is in Art Unit 3622 or 3689 you are in for a long wait to obtain a patent. The numbers also show that if you carry ...

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CBS Sunday Morning on January 22, 2012 from

Charles Osgood introduced the stories for January 22, 2012. Newt Gingrich has shaken up the race; Jan Crawford reports. Lesley Cowan does the cover story "U Turn," on the U.S. auto industry. You can ...

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Schieffer proposes Miami debate on Face the Nation between Gingrich, Romney from

Bob Schieffer has Newt Gingrich, who has the wind at his back.

Numbers 40% vs. 28%.

I am going to ask the obvious question: how did you pull this off?

South Carolinians were the first ...

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Australia: new register affects security interests in IP from

The most recent Arthur Allens Robinson IP Focus is on "IP and the transition to the Personal Property Securities Act".  According to its authors (Tim Golder, Tom Reid and Geoff McGrath), companies and individuals that ...

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Cephalon Ordered to Pay Anchen's Attorney Fees for Maintaining Suit Despite Having No Evidence of Infringement from

In re: Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride Extended-Release Capsule Patent Litigation, No. 09-MD-2118-SLR (D. Del.) Under 35 U.S.C. § 285, a court may, in "exceptional cases," award attorney fees to the prevailing party. In an Order filed ...

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(Numbers) and IP Licensing Agreements from

During the course of my practice, I am continually amazed at the contents of IP and technology-related agreements I receive from opposing counsel who happen to be “good” lawyers at “good” firms.  While not getting ...

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