Patent & IP news for February 17, 2014

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post image Pendency of Patent Infringement Litigation from

By Dennis Crouch I looked at patent litigation complaint filings over the past few years to work on identifying the timing of typical lawsuits. The chart below shows the percentage of lawsuits that are still ...

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post image Procuring multiple patents (guns) is good patent strategy from

Procuring multiple patents is good patent strategy In Institut Pasteur v. Focarino (Fed. Cir. Dec. 30, 2013), the Federal Circuit dealt with three different patents all related to one parent patent application in three different ...

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post image Monday miscellany from

Not quite the dormant
therapy that Savva
has in mind ...
Dormant and unmonopolisable therapies 1. This Kat has recently been corresponding with Savva Kerdemelidis, an IP lawyer and Master of Laws student at the University ...

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post image 512 Characters in Search of Semi-Colonic Cleansing from

He could tell from her tears that she had
been filing Community trade marks again ...
Kats are quite used to seeing grown humans cry. If the latter would only mew a bit, they might attract ...

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post image Chefs take issue with "food porn", but what does IP have to do with it? from

The wonderful tagliolini truffle pasta
at Osteria dell'Arancio in Chelsea -
an AmeriKat favoriteThe AmeriKat does it. The Amerikat's friends do it. And she suspects that you, dear readers, have the occasion to ...

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Conference & CLE Calendar from

February 18, 2014 - "Proposed Patent Reform Legislation: How It May Impact You (Especially if You Are Not Considered to be a 'Patent Troll'" (McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP) - 10:00 to 11:15 am (CT ...

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IPO Webinar on Privilege in Patent Disputes from

The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) will offer a one-hour webinar entitled "Privilege in Patent Disputes: Thorny Issues Involving Patent Agents and Foreign Lawyers" on February 19, 2014 beginning at 2:00 pm (ET). A ...

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Court Report from

By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Teijin Ltd. et al. v. Lupin Ltd. et al. 1:14-cv-00184; filed February 12, 2014 in ...

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US 8,647,872, titled Human embryonic stem cell line prepared by nuclear transfer of a human somatic cell into an enucleated human oocyte from

Back in 2005, South Korean scientist Woo-Suk Hwang published a landmark paper on stem cells in the journal Science. The underlying data were later determined to be inaccurate, if not fraudulent. Nine years later, one ...

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ICTSD Makes Recommendations For Exhaustion Of IP Rights from

A recent paper issued by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD) compares existing exhaustion policies and makes recommendations for countries in the process of adopting their own regimes in this area. These ...

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Upcoming Supreme Court Arguments from

By Dennis Crouch Exceptional Case Awards: The Supreme Court will be hearing oral arguments on February 26, 2014 in two patent infringement cases that both concern shifting of attorney fees under the “exceptional case” standard ...

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The problem of GDP from

Diane Coyle has written an excellent summary of the problems of measuring economic activity in the Information-Innovation-Intangible (I-Cubed) Economy. Her piece in Foreign Affairs, "Beyond GDP", is an excerpt from her new book GDP: A ...

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