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We are proud to announce our client, Noam Krasniansky

Bambooee, Shark Tank, patent, trademark, copyright, Noam Krasniansky

, will appear on Shark Tank tonight at 9pm PST to work out a deal with the Sharks regarding ...

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post image Football news 1: Arsenal sells Reed a dummy from

Now here's a case name from the past: Arsenal Football Club v Matthew Reed. The original litigation back in 2001, which kicked off in the Chancery Division of the High Court, England and Wales ...

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post image Top Gun Copyright Infringement on Twitter from

Paramount Pictures is not happy about the way a Twitter user is sharing one of its movies. The Twitter user @555hz attempted to show the entire film “Top Gun” on Twitter through tweets of the ...

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This morning BEA published its second estimate of US GDP and revised the economy's growth rate down to 2.4% from last month's advanced estimate of 3.2%. According to BEA's press ...

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Popular discourse about trade marks does not seem to have the same political and ethical engagement as do patents and copyright (when is the last time that any Kat reader said to himself—“trade marks ...

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Not the easiest way
to join a webinar ...
"Very sorry for the late notice, but this whole thing is quite sudden", says Katfriend Michael Lin (Marks&Clerk;, Hong Kong). The thing in question is "IP ...

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post image Football news 2: when dough meets doh! Chelsea's latest signing from

News broke yesterday that a deal has been struck between one of the most enduring items of intellectual property of the past two decades -- The Simpsons -- and one of the current band of elite billionaire-owned ...

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China’s Bitter Medicine for Gilead: SIPO Cancels Viread Patent from

Last August, China’s State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) invalidated the core patent for Gilead Sciences‘ flagship drug Viread (as was reported by IPR Daily and a number of other news sources).  This landmark ruling ...

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Oral Arguments in the Supreme Court Octane Fitness, LLC v. ICON Health & Fitness, Inc. Case from

By Andrew Williams -- On February 26, 2014, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases dealing with the attorney fee-shifting provision of 35 U.S.C. § 285. In the first case, Octane Fitness, LLC ...

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IPCom's $2.2 billion lawsuit against Apple thrown out by German court: no infringement found from

Two different chambers (panels of judges) of the Mannheim Regional Court just announced a total of three rulings on standard-essential patent (SEP) infringement cases brought by IPCom, a patent licensing firm based in the Munich ...

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All About ‘The Bargain’ at the 2014 Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot from

What an experience! Osgoode’s team is back from their weekend of competition at the Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot, and boy did we get a ‘bargain’! The Harold G. Fox Moot is intended ...

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Track B – EDTX Continues to Spearhead Efficient Patent Litigation Procedures from

The Eastern District of Texas continues to lead the way with practical and efficient procedures for patent litigations. On February 25, Chief Judge Leonard Davis implemented General Order 14-3 “Regarding Track B Initial Patent Case ...

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Diligence Required to Amend Invalidity Contentions Assessed from Disclosure of Proposed Constructions from

The court denied defendants' motion to amend their invalidity contentions three months after claim construction. "For most of the constructions that differed from [defendant's] proposed constructions, the Court simply adopted the constructions proposed by ...

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Newman in dissent: The district court has greatly mischaracterized Apple’s proffered evidence. from

Judge Newman's dissent in In re Apple included the text

My colleagues defend the district court’s conclusion
that it was unable to evaluate the convenience of witnesses in its transfer
analysis because Apple ...

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Friday Foreign Filing Roundup from

Good afternoon and Happy Friday! We have been busy gathering the latest foreign patent filing news updates from the past week: inovia news: We are excited to announce that 39 countries in our agent network ...

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ALJ Gildea Denies Respondents’ Motion to Strike Untimely Infringement Contentions In Certain Silicon Microphone Packages (337-TA-888) from

On February 20, 2014, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 24 denying respondents’ motion to strike untimely infringement contentions in Certain Silicon Microphone Packages and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-888).  According to the ...

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ALJ Shaw Grants Motions To Quash Subpoenas In Certain Digital Media Devices (337-TA-882) from

On February 18, 2014, ALJ David P. Shaw issued Order No. 45 in Certain Digital Media Devices, Including Televisions, Blu-Ray Disc Players, Home Theater Systems, Tablets and Mobile Phones, Components Thereof and Associated Software (Inv ...

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IPLAC Federal Judicial Panel from

The Intellectual Property Law Association of Chicago (IPLAC) will be holding its Ninth Annual Federal Judicial Panel from 5:30 to 7:30 pm on March 5, 2014 at the Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent ...

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