Patent & IP news for May 2, 2014

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post image IP conferences: And what if you are not the GC of a multinational company? from

Along with many Kat readers, I followed the Kat reports from last week’s Fordham conference with
great interest. Among those that particularly grabbed my attention were the reports from the session that featured general ...

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post image Friday fantasies from

It was with pleasure that this Kat learned that the mysterious and magical Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA) has announced that Chris McLeod is succeeding Catherine Wolfe as President of the Institute, for a ...

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This morning's employment report for April shows a relatively healthy economy. The unemployment rate fell by 0.4% to 6.3% and payrolls grew by 288,000. Economists had expected an unemployment rate of ...

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Sherry Knowles Speaks Truth to the Power of the PTO on § 101 Guidelines from

By Kevin E. Noonan -- Last week, Sherry Knowles, former chief patent counsel for GlaxoSmithKline and now principal at Knowles Intellectual Property Strategies, LLC submitted to Managing Intellectual Property magazine a detailed critique of the U ...

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WIPO Members Favour Library Exceptions, But By Different Means from

The World Intellectual Property Organization copyright committee this week has sunk its teeth into the issue of exceptions and limitations to copyright for libraries and archives. Some countries are pushing for a treaty to establish ...

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GE Lighting v. AgiLight: introduced evidence becomes adverse to the proponent [ however, it was AgiLight’s own expert who provided the cross-sectional images of the AgiLight devices ] from

The case GE Lighting v. AgiLight involved issues of claim construction at the summary judgment stage.

One learns at classes on patent law not to refer to one embodiment as "the invention". Text in the ...

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Digital Data Sets Are “Articles” for Purposes of Section 337 ITC Investigations from

The Commission affirmed the ALJ's finding that respondents' digital data sets electronically transmitted to the U.S. constituted an article of importation. "[Complainant's] infringement claims concern respondents' digital datasets and treatment plans representing ...

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Discussion Fodder from

Question 8: [Limit: 150 words] Congress is considering the following statute: (1)   IN GENERAL.—Chapter 11 of title 35, 21 United States Code, is amended by adding at the end of Section 112(f) the ...

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ITC Issues Public Version Of Opinion Finding No Violation Of Section 337 In Certain Electronic Imaging Devices (337-TA-850) from

On April 21, 2014, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued the public version of its opinion finding no violation of Section 337 in Certain Electronic Imaging Devices (Inv. No. 337-TA-850). By way of background ...

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ALJ Gildea Rules On Motions In Certain Consumer Electronics With Display And Processing Capabilities (337-TA-884) from

On April 21, 2014, ALJ E. James Gildea issued the public versions of Order Nos. 71, 74, and 76 (dated April 1, 2014, April 2, 2014, and April 4, 2014, respectively) in Certain Consumer Electronics ...

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Apple wins $119 million in patent damages from Samsung, wanted $2.2 billion: mixed verdict from


The Apple v. Samsung II jury didn't want to go into another week of deliberations and rendered a verdict just minutes before the end of the scheduled deliberation time ...

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