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Patent & IP news for December 10, 2012

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Patents for Humanity from www.patentlyo.com

Senators Leahy and Coons have introduced the Patents for Humanity Program Improvement Act of 2012 (S. 3652). The bill is relatively minor and will be an uncontroversial extension of the Humanitarian Awards Pilot Program created ...

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Supreme Court to Review Reverse Payment Settlement Agreements from www.patentdocs.org

By Kevin E. Noonan -- The Supreme Court granted certiorari today in Federal Trade Commission v. Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc., one of two cases with certiorari petitions before the Court relating to reverse payment settlement agreements in ...

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Industrial Designs On The Spot In Upcoming WIPO Committee from www.ip-watch.org

Delegates to the World Intellectual Property Organization this week are expected to have a focussed session on the protection of industrial designs. The last meeting of the committee in charge of this issue ended disappointingly ...

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Supreme Court Agrees To Tackle Drug Patent Settlements from www.ipwatchdog.com

In the past several years, the Second, Eleventh, and Federal Circuits have upheld these settlements (known as “reverse payment” agreements since the money flows from the patentee to the alleged infringer rather than the other ...

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A Closer Look Into A WIPO Regional Workshop: Making An Instant IP Whiz from www.ip-watch.org

Manila, Philippines – Another destructive typhoon was battering southern Philippines last week, but this did not stop the majority of the delegates coming from the provinces near the affected areas from flying to the capital to ...

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Why locating design and manufacturing together matters from www.athenaalliance.org

One of the tenets of the industrial age was that activities could be separated and specialized. Researchers researched, engineers engineered, managers managed, and workers worked. The parts didn't need a lot of communications between ...

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Autumn Statement & IP from ipfinance.blogspot.com

Not a lot in last week's Autumn Statement for IP, but I thought I'd cover what was there:


  • removal of income tax relief for individuals paying non-trade patent royalties (s448 ITA 2007). This ...

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Cyber Attacks: Unsure About Disclosure from www.iposgoode.ca

In recent years, the threat of cyber crime has become a staple of the news cycle. While most reports focus on threats to unwitting consumers, a recent New York Times article looked at the predicament ...

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“It’s Time for Global Peace”: US Judge Urges Peace Between Samsung and Apple from www.iposgoode.ca

“I think it’s time for global peace,” said Justice Koh at the end the post-trial hearing in San Jose on Thursday. After hearing arguments from both Apple and Samsung, Justice Koh will begin her ...

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Digital Agenda: European Commission Supports Research on Cyber Security from www.iposgoode.ca

The re-posting of this analysis is part of a cross-posting collaboration with MediaLaws: Law and Policy of the Media in a Comparative Perspective. Cybercrime is a growing global problem that no company or country can ...

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Online Copyright Infringement Tracker Benchmark Study from www.iposgoode.ca

The re-posting of this analysis is part of a cross-posting collaboration with MediaLaws: Law and Policy of the Media in a Comparative Perspective. This report details the main findings of a large-scale consumer tracking study ...

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Defensive Patent Pools: There are Surprisingly Few Options from www.ipwatchdog.com

Unlike NPEs, defensive patent pools entities do not (at least initially) seek to generate revenues. Rather, they charge admission fees into the pool to fund IP acquisitions and the administrative costs to operate the pool ...

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ITC Finds That a "Pattern of Circumvention" is not Required Under Section 337(d)(2) to Obtain a General Exclusion Order from www.iplawalert.com

The International Trade Commission (the “ITC”) recently issued its opinion in Certain Lighting Control Devices Including Dimmer Switches and Parts Thereof (IV), Inv. No. 337-TA-776. The ITC opinion addressed whether the complainant had established the ...

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Brett Trout Selected For Inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2013 from blawgit.com

For the fourth year in a row, Brett J. Trout has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the annual edition of The Best Lawyers in America®. For 2013, Mr. Trout has been selected ...

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ALJ Gildea Grants Unopposed Motion For Summary Determination Regarding Economic Prong Of Domestic Industry Requirement in Certain Semiconductor Chips With DRAM Circuitry (337-TA-819) from www.itcblog.com

On December 6, 2012, ALJ E. James Gildea issued the public version of Order No. 9 (dated October 24, 2012) granting Complainants Elpida Memory, Inc. and Elpida Memory (USA) Inc.’s (“EMUSA”) (collectively, “Elpida”) unopposed ...

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ALJ Essex Sets Target Date In Certain Optoelectronic Devices For Fiber Optic Communications (337-TA-860) from www.itcblog.com

On December 6, 2012, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 6 in Certain Optoelectronic Devices for Fiber Optic Communications, Components Thereof, and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-860). In the Order, ALJ Essex set ...

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Mark-Up and Commentary on the Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act of 2012 from www.patentlyo.com

By Dennis Crouch I have posted a draft Mark-Up and Commentary on the Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act of 2012. Download it here: patentlyo.com/PLT. At this point, the mark-up is very much a ...

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Court Report from www.patentdocs.org

By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Glycobiosciences, Inc. v. Anika Therapeutics, Inc. 1:12-cv-01963; filed November 25, 2012 in the District Court ...

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