Patent & IP news for April 13, 2014

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post image Hi Hotel: CJEU rules on copyright jurisdiction, Merpel floored by long sentence ... from

Taking photos of buildings is
easy: they don't keep moving
around ...
Oh what a tangle the single European market remains in, when we have a single market in which pan-European and national IP rights ...

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post image "Don't blame TRIPS for poor provisions of national IP law", say MPI and friends from

The IPKat has known for a while that his friends at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, together with a number of eminent patent scholars from elsewhere on the planet, have been working ...

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post image $920 Million Kevlar Trade Secret Verdict Overturned from

DuPont has been making Kevlar, the ubiquitous strong polymer for use in bullet-proof armor and countless other consumer  products, for over thirty years. Kolon is a South Korean company that manufactured a similar polymer product ...

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Apple's damages claim, Windows freebie raise question of patent royalty base for Android from

In all the patent cases I watch, the only defendant with which I have sided (and continue to side) against two different right holders (Samsung and Google/Motorola Mobility) is Apple. By comparison, I've ...

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CBS Sunday Morning on April 13, 2014. from

Charles Osgood introduced the stories for April 13, 2014. Cover story on Alzheimers disease. Medical researchers have made progress, but not so much in Alzheimers. Mo Rocca does cover story. 5 million Americans are afflicted ...

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District of New Jersey Allows ANDA Filer's Declaratory Judgment Action to Proceed Despite Covenant Not to Sue from

Purdue Pharm. Products v. TWI Pharms., No. 12-5311 (D.N.J.) by Alex Menchaca In an opinion last week, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey stymied what appears to be ...

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"60 Minutes" for April 13, 2014, Palm Sunday from

First story is on Pope Francis.

Second story is on a strong US candidate (female) to win this year's Boston Marathon.

Scott Pelley began the story by noting that Pope Francis signs documents simply ...

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Making Examiner Interviews Transparent from

Guest Post By Bernard Chao, Assistant Professor, Sturm College of Law University of Denver Patent law seeks to provide the public with notice of a patentee’s property rights by requiring that a patent’s ...

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Ethanol from biomass from

Of a different route to bioethanol, see Scientist-turned-entrepreneur wants to make biofuels cheaper than oil

Goodliffe, 41, is chief executive of Sustainable Ethanol Technologies, a UNCC spinoff that’s developing a process to produce ethanol ...

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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. Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp. et al. v. Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd. et al. 1:14-cv-00387; filed ...

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Conference & CLE Calendar from

April 16, 2014 - "Patent Subject Matter Eligibility: Navigating the New "Myriad" Guidelines -- Analyzing Subject Matter and Avoiding Rejection Under the USPTO's Detailed Framework" (Strafford) - 1:00 to 2:30 pm (EDT) April 16, 2014 ...

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