Patent & IP news for July 29, 2014

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post image The heart of the matter: one patent, two views from

This guest blogpost comes courtesy of Katfriend and occasional contributor Suleman Ali (Holly IP), a patent attorney whose interest lies mainly in the biotech and medical fields --an interest that is quite germane to the ...

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post image Kanye West Ain’t No (Crypto) Banker from

His Account is Not Likely OverdrawnOne of the defendants in the ‘Coinye West’ trademark infringement suit entered into a consent agreement with Kanye West and his company Mascotte Holdings (Plaintiffs) over the Coinye West crypto-currency ...

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post image Everyone in the supply chain could be sued for patent infringement from

Patent owners can sue anyone up and down the chain of distribution for infringement of patent.  Manufacturers, distributors and end users are all possible litigants.  For example, the end user can be sued for using ...

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post image Phew, what a scorcher: police apply Sunblock to red-hot fake sales websites from

"Police placing anti-piracy warning ads on illegal sites", by Dave Lee, appears on the BBC website here. This piece reads, in relevant part, as follows:
"The City of London police has started placing banner advertisements ...

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post image European Patent Reform: a high-power forum may be heading your way ... from

MIP: food for thoughtWhile interest in the governance of Eponia (the eponymous Central European fiefdom of the European Patent Office) runs gratifyingly high, as the comments posted to Merpel's Sunday night blogpost testify ...

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Finally, A Biosimilar Application Has Been Accepted By The FDA from

By Andrew Williams -- In what is thought to be the first application accepted under the new biosimilar pathway created by the Biologics Price Competition and Innovation (BPCI) Act, Sandoz announced last Thursday that the U ...

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Plaintiff’s Success in Related Litigation Undermines Defendant’s Attorneys’ Fee Request from

Following summary judgment, the court denied defendant's motion for attorneys’ fees under 35 U.S.C. § 285. "Defendants argue that [plaintiff] knew or should have known that Court’s First Claim Construction Order was ...

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IP Litigator Philip Mann Named to 2014 Washington Super Lawyers List from