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Patent & IP news for January 3, 2013

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post image Copyright Infringement – Overkill Video Game Maker Sues Gun & Blood Copycat from www.iptrademarkattorney.com

After months of shots across the bow, Craneballs Studios (an app and video game developer) has pulled the trigger on a copyright infringement lawsuit for alleged copying of its popular Overkill first-person shooter game. Craneballs ...

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Top Stories of 2012: #4 to #7 from www.patentdocs.org

By Donald Zuhn -- Reflecting upon the events of the past twelve months, Patent Docs presents its sixth annual list of top biotech/pharma patent stories. For 2012, we identified fifteen stories that were covered on ...

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6 Recent STN Updates, and a New STN Platform! from intellogist.wordpress.com

Every few months, the Intellogist blog checks up on the newest features and coverage available on the STN search platform.  The STN platform allows professional patent searchers to hunt for a wide range of relevant ...

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6 Recent STN Updates, and a New STN Platform! from intellogist.wordpress.com

Every few months, the Intellogist blog checks up on the newest features and coverage available on the STN search platform. The STN platform allows professional patent searchers to hunt for a wide range of relevant ...

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Transfer pricing courses from www.athenaalliance.org

Over the years, I have written a fair amount about the issue of transfer pricing and intangibles. Transfer pricing is one of those important but highly technical issues that proves the old saying "the devil ...

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PTAB Chief Smith and Vice-Chief Moore, Part II from www.ipwatchdog.com

Chief Judge Smith: "The unique thing about the job particularly right now - and I think this is true for my job and the Vice Chief Judge job - is that while we have many, many administrative ...

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(Numbers) and IP Licensing Agreements from www.ipwatchdog.com

Now, for those of you paying attention, you will notice that the spelled out numbers do not match the digits appearing in parentheticals. Why do attorneys do this? What class in law school do they ...

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ALJ Shaw Rules On Motions In Certain Gaming And Entertainment Consoles (337-TA-752) from www.itcblog.com

On December 21, 2012, ALJ David P. Shaw issued the public version of Order No. 49 (dated November 21, 2012) ruling on motions to strike expert reports and preclude evidence in Certain Gaming And Entertainment ...

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An IPWatchdog Year in Review: Looking Back at 2012 from www.ipwatchdog.com

Although we have not been officially notified by the ABA, the vote totals are now viewable on the ABA Journal Blawg 100 page and it seems that we have been voted the top IP law ...

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Google Agrees to Change Its Business Practices to Resolve FTC Competition Concerns on Standard Essential Patents from www.ipwatchdog.com

Under a settlement reached with the FTC, Google will meet its prior commitments to allow competitors access – on fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory terms – to patents on critical standardized technologies needed to make popular devices such ...

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What is Avis buying? Intangibles from www.athenaalliance.org

The recent deal by Avis to buy Zip Car has generated a lot of commentary. Wired thinks the deal is great. Steven Pearlstein thinks it will be the death of the Zip Car model. Brad ...

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AIA Technical Amendment Cleared for White House from www.postgrant.com

On January 1st, the House of Representatives accepted the Senate's amendment to H.R. 6621 from last week, clearing the bill for the President's signature. The Senate's amendment deleted a provision for ...

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Geography Matters for Funding of the Creation of Intellectual Property? The Most Inventive States and the Most Entrepreneurial States. from ipfinance.blogspot.com

 
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Bureau of Business Research has published the 2011 rankings (here and here) for the most inventive states in the United States as well as rankings for the most entrepreneurial states. CNN ...

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USPTO Seeks Comment on Software Patent Quality from www.ipwatchdog.com

The Patent Office says that each roundtable event will provide a forum for an informal and interactive discussion of topics relating to patents that are particularly relevant to the software community. So will this be ...

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ALJ Gildea Denies Motion To Preclude Claim Construction Arguments In Certain Mobile Electronic Devices Incorporating Haptics (337-TA-834) from www.itcblog.com

On December 13, 2012, ALJ E. James Gildea issued the public version of Order No. 22 (dated December 3, 2012) denying Respondents’ motion to preclude Complainant Immersion Corporation (“Immersion”) from offering proposed constructions of certain ...

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ALJ Gildea Issues Orders Denying Respondents’ Motion In Limine, Granting Complainants’ Motion In Limine, and Granting In Part Complainants’ Motion to Strike In Certain Semiconductor Chips With DRAM Circuitry (337-TA-819) from www.itcblog.com

On December 21, 2012, ALJ E. James Gildea issued the public versions of Order No. 14 (dated December 4, 2012), Order No. 15 (dated December 4, 2012), and Order No. 16 (dated December 6, 2012 ...

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InterDigital Files New 337 Complaint Regarding Certain Wireless Devices With 3G And/Or 4G Capabilities from www.itcblog.com

On January 2, 2013, InterDigital Communications, Inc. of King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, InterDigital Technology Corp. of Wilmington, Delaware, IPR Licensing, Inc. of Wilmington, Delaware, and InterDigital Holdings, Inc. of Wilmington, Delaware (collectively, “InterDigital”) filed a ...

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