Patent & IP news for February 9, 2015

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post image Monday miscellany from

International Patent Forum: an update. Late last month, when the IPKat told readers about Managing Intellectual Property's International Patent Forum on 10 and 11 March (details here), the list of speakers was still "work ...

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post image Evoking Audrey Hepburn's image in an ad is not OK, says Italian court from

Reminding you
of anyone in particular?
"Moon river, wider than a mile
I'm crossin' you in style some day
Old dream maker, you heartbreaker 
Or shall one rather say … law-breaker?
Both fashionistas at hearts ...

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Takeaway: The Applicant appealed an anticipation rejection of claims to an auto light assembly with a charging port. The reference disclosed a vehicle with a charging port and a headlight, both located in the front ...

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post image Never too late: if you missed the IPKat last week ... from

Last week was another busy one at the IPKat, so it may not be surprising if some of our readers missed a post or two. We once again thank the diligent Alberto Bellan for chasing ...

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post image Craswell on Shifting Control over Team Nicknames from

Due to conference travel, I missed the Stanford Law Review's Festschrift for my wonderful colleague Dick Craswell: Who Knows?: Law in an Information Society. But on the plane I read his latest work, a ...

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IPO Webinar on Ex Parte Reexaminations from

The Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) will offer a one-hour webinar entitled "Ex Parte Reexam: New Tactics, Old Tool" on February 12, 2015 beginning at 2:00 pm (ET). Matthew Berkowitzof Kenyon & Kenyon LLP, Mollybeth ...

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Conference & CLE Calendar from

February 12, 2015 - "USPTO Section 101 Guidelines: Part 1" (American Intellectual Property Law Association) - 12:30 - 2:15 pm (Eastern) February 12, 2015 - "Overcoming Sect. 101 Rejections Post-Alice Corp. -- Leveraging USPTO Guidance and Recent Decisions ...

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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. Roxane Laboratories Inc. 1:15-cv-00128; filed February 5, 2015 in ...

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Guest Post: Transfer Prices Are an Evidentiary Gold Mine for Patent Defendants from

Guest Post by Andrew Blair-Stanek, Assistant Professor of Law at University of Maryland Carey School of Law Patent owners routinely tell the IRS, under penalties of perjury, that their patents have little value.  Litigators representing ...

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Federal Circuit Issues Its First AIA Appeal Ruling from

On Tuesday, the Federal Circuit issued its first ruling on an appealed Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) decision of an inter partes review (“IPR”). Cuozzo Speed Technologies (“Cuozzo”) owns U.S. Patent No. 6 ...

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Constructive Notice Insufficient for Award of Provisional Remedies from

The court granted defendant's motion for summary judgment of no provisional remedies because plaintiff provided no actual notice of its patent application. "Pursuant to the plain language of § 154(d), the alleged infringer must ...

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Pandora's business model pivot and IP from

In a recent interview with the Washington Post ("When we were small: Pandora"), Pandora's founder Tim Westergren talks about how they shifted their view on their IP assets and made the company a run-away ...

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ANEPI IP News: Tres Cerveceros Y Una Marca (Three Brewers And A Brand) from

Welcome to (ANEPI), the first Intellectual Property News Agency of Ecuador. The Agencia de Noticias Especializada en Propiedad Intelectual (ANEPI) publishes news, analysis, interviews, feature articles, a weekly update and more on Ecuador and the ...

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IEEE Amends its Patent (FRAND) Policy from

Guest Post by Professor Jorge L. Contreras On February 8, the Board of Directors of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) voted to approve a set of amendments to the organization’s patent ...

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Is Forbes wrong about Judge Robinson and Judge Koh? from

Professor Mossoff of George Mason University Law School recently described patent data analysis as a “free-for-all-fiction-creation zone.” Like Professor Mossoff, we’ve seen plenty of questionable statistics echoed in news stories, press releases, and the ...

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Copyright Policy And The Right To Science And Culture from

Reposted from Afro-IP and A report entitled 'Copyright policy and the right to science and culture' authored by the UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, Farida Shaheed, has been released ...

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CAFC vacates D. Mass. in Lexington Luminance case; holding of indefiniteness reversed from

Even under the standards of Nautilus, the CAFC found "indefiniteness" in Lexington Luminance v. Amazon:

Because we conclude that the district court erred in construing the
claim and in holding the claim indefinite, we vacate ...

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Political Windows Open And Close, Says ICANN President; Seeks End Of Prep For IANA Transition from

At the opening of this week’s 52nd meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in Singapore, the ICANN leadership supported by former President Bill Clinton aide Ira Magaziner, pushed for ...

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To Dip or to Extrude Resistance Bands? from

Several factors must be taken into account when buying resistance tubes, the most important being their manufacturing method. As surprising as this sounds, there are huge differences between dipped and extruded bands. They make the ...

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