Patent & IP news for July 21, 2014

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post image Precedent III - is it res judicata? from

This is the third and, the IPKat expects, final post in this reflective series considering the role of “precedent” at the European Patent Office (EPO).  The previous two posts (here and here) have attracted considerable ...

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post image Ten million! Thanks so much ... from

This morning the IPKat weblog's Google page-view counter (which readers may have noticed in the sidebar on the left-hand side of the IPKat's home page) reached the magical, if admittedly arbitrary, figure of ...

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post image Italian court says that YouTube’s Content ID should be used to block allegedly infringing contents from

A couple of months ago this blog reported that the Tribunale di Torino (Turin District Court) had rejected an application for an interim injunction brought by Delta TV in the context of proceedings between this ...

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post image Federal Circuit: Administrative Agencies Can Make Rules, But Must Also Follow Them from

by Dennis Crouch Align Tech v. USITC (Fed. Cir. 2014) This Section 337 appeal is largely focused on the civil procedure associated with litigating cases before the United States International Trade Commission (USITC). In general ...

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post image Never too late! If you missed the IPKat last week ... from

Here is the third in our weekly series of compilations by our good friend and former guest Kat Alberto which list and briefly summarise the feature posts (excluding the regular around-ups) that have appeared on ...

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post image John Allen (1970-2014) from

It is with great sadness that the IPKat has learned of the untimely death of a popular member of the intellectual property community, NautaDutilh partner John Allen.  The firm's website this morning states thus ...

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post image More Greenwashing 2.0: Another Biofuels Credit Fraud Scheme Exposed from

In previous posts (e.g., here and here), I’ve discussed cases of fraudulent renewable energy credits and other environmental crimes and argued they ought to be considered greenwashing. A recent indictment is another case ...

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Software Sector Leads Pack in 2Q Venture Funding and Biotech Sector Finishes Second from

By Donald Zuhn -- Last week, the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), a trade association representing the U.S. venture capital industry, released the results of its MoneyTree Report on venture funding for the second quarter ...

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ALJ Bullock Sets 15-Month Target Date In Certain Archery Products (337-TA-919) from

On July 18, 2014, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order No. 6 in Certain Archery Products and Related Marketing Materials (Inv. No. 337-TA-919). By way of background, this investigation is based on a May ...

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Enhancing IP Deals will be Focus of LES’ 50th Anniv’y Meeting in SF from

The Licensing Executive Society will celebrate its 50th year in 2014 holding education and networking meetings for patent and other IP holders and investors. The dates are October 5 to October 8 in San Francisco ...

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Can The Dot Pharmacy New Generic Domain Be Impartial? from

New generic top-level domain names seem set to be a constant source of discussions and dissension. The domain “.pharmacy” has been awarded to a United States pharmacy association with industry backing, stirring concerns among civil ...

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Patent Infringement Blog from

The court granted defendant's motion to exclude plaintiff's damages expert from trial for failing to comply with Rule 26 regarding the contents of his report. "The report prepared by [plaintiff's expert] provides ...

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USPTO Seeks Public Input on Application Pendency from

By Donald Zuhn -- Earlier this month, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a notice in the Federal Register (79 Fed. Reg. 38854) requesting comments from the public regarding optimal patent first action and ...

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