Patent & IP news for September 16, 2012

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post image SpicyIP's Weekly Review - September (Week 2) from

SpicyIP had a slightly busier week than normal with a good variety of topics being covered this last week. For our previous weekly reviews, see here. (We are currently experimenting with different formats for this ...

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If Google can cancel Acer's license, why should Apple have to grant one to Google? from

After a post in which I explained that "if Apple patented rounded corners, Google patented linked documents", I'd now like to comment on the IP licensing and competition issues relating to Google's pressure ...

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August 2012: Controller's decisions at the IPO from

Despite the rainy season and the monsoons, August was yet another sizzling month at the Controller's offices!  Out of 126 decisions listed, 54 were granted (including partly allowed), 44 refused (including abandoned and withdrawn ...

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CBS Sunday Morning on September 16, 2012 from

Charles Osgood introduced the stories for September 16, 2012. However divided our nation appears to be, think about Antietam, 150 years ago. The cover story is by Serena Alschuler on Antietam. Picture of the Bloody ...

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PIP (Essay Competition) Deadline Approaching! from

As noted in several earlier posts, this year, SpicyIP brings you an exclusive IP writing competition titled Pondering IP (PIP). This competition is organised under the aegis of the Ministry of HRD Chair at WB ...

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Pending Appeals Not Impacted by BPAI->PTAB Transformation from

Today, the USPTO's board of administrative patent judges changes its name from the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI) to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). This transformation is required by the ...

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Drew Curtis: How I beat a patent troll from

Drew Curtis is the founder and administrator of and recently gave a TED Talk where he expressly identifies patent trolls as "terrorists." His solution - "don't negotiate with terrorists." According to Curtis, "patent ...

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In Search of Cloud Computing Patents from

So what is going on with these research Studies that seek only U.S. patents? It would seem that based on the specific details of some of these research assignments there are a growing number ...

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Top 10 New IP Paper Downloads from

What are the most downloaded IP papers that were posted on SSRN in the past 60 days?
  1. E-Books in Libraries: A Briefing Document Developed in Preparation for a Workshop on E-Lending in Libraries, by David ...

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PTO, PTAB and AIA History in the Making Today, September 16, 2012 from

Today the PTO received its first petitions for inter partes review (IPR) and covered business method patent review (CBM) pursuant to the America Invents Act (AIA).  We are in a kind of second phase of ...

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CBS "60 Minutes" on September 16, 2012: recycled stories from

The first story on Meir Dagan was recycled from March 11, 2012:
First story: "The spymaster speaks." Meir Dagan, former chief of the Mossad. He says there may be up to three years to wait ...

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Supplemental Examination: Inequitable Conduct Amnesty and Beyond from

By Dennis Crouch Introduction to Supplemental Examination: The new supplemental examination procedure is a creation of the America Invents Act (AIA) and is effective as of September 16, 2012. At its most basic, the new ...

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Conference & CLE Calendar from

September 18, 2012 - New USPTO Rules for Post-Grant Proceedings (Strafford) - 1:00 - 2:30 pm (EDT) September 18, 2012 - Supplemental Examination: Rules and Strategy (Intellectual Property Owners Association ) - 2:00 - 3:00 pm September 19 ...

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