Patent & IP news for April 17, 2013

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post image Facts and Trends of USITC Litigation from

By Dennis Crouch The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) is a US-based agency tasked with the goal of protecting US domestic industry against improper foreign competition. The law provides that one form of improper ...

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Greek Gene Bank’s Struggle Indicative Of Changing Times from

Gene banks holding plant genetic material worldwide play a crucial role for future agricultural practices and research and development in the field, especially as people rediscover the importance of their dependence on the land due ...

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Looking for a (copyright related) job? from

The NSW Department of Education is looking for someone who: will lead negotiations on behalf of the TAFE sector in respect of statutory copyright collecting agencies Copyright Agency and Screenrights and other voluntary agreements as ...

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Be Certain to Rebut Examiner’s Statements During Prosecution from

Yesterday, a divided panel of the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court’s narrow claim construction based on the applicant’s prosecution history disclaimer in Biogen IDEC v. GlaxoSmithKline. Biogen obtained a patent that covered ...

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Last Drafting Effort On Blind Treaty Before Diplomatic Conference from

In an effort to clean up a draft treaty text providing limitations and exceptions to copyright for blind and visually impaired persons, World Intellectual Property Organization members will meet this week for intense drafting sessions ...

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They Invented What? (No. 227) from

U.S. Patent No. 4,995,379: Instant face lift. I claim: 1. A face lift device comprising a flexible band of material adapted to be adhesively attached to a human scalp, said band being ...

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Fixing the Patent System to Improve Innovation from

Settling nuisance value perpetuates the cycle, as the automobile industry discovered in the 1980s and early 1990s. Show a willingness to pay extortion-like demands and you will see more lawsuits filed. It is an endless ...

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ITC Issues Notice Reversing Initial Determinations And Remanding For Further Proceedings In Certain Wiper Blades (337-TA-816) from

On April 9, 2013, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued a notice in Certain Wiper Blades (Inv. No. 337-TA-816).  In the notice, the Commission reversed two of Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock’s Initial ...

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