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

From the assiduous pen of Katfriend par excellence Alberto Bellan comes this week's round-up of last week's substantive Katposts, specially designed for anyone who has missed the action last week through holidays or ...

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post image Copyright Compendium 3.0 from

Elizabeth Lauderback

If you’re a multi-disciplinary intellectual property attorney like me, you’re required to keep abreast of multiple administrative manuals. For example, the Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure is a one-stop resource for ...

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post image Defendant Pleads Guilty in RIN Fraud Greenwashing Case from

A previous post discussed a federal indictment of an individual for allegedly selling fraudulent renewable identification numbers (RINs). The indictment alleged that an individual using the name Philip Joseph Rivkin controlled and operated Green Diesel ...

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post image TK to the Max: Acknowledging traditions from

TK, sadly not my eponymous Totally Katonomist novelty pen line, but Traditional Knowledge. It's a tricky one to analyse, in part because there is no consensus on its definition.  Related terms include Traditional Cultural ...

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Conference & CLE Calendar from

July 14, 2015 - Patent Quality Chat webinar series -- Face-to-face Examiner Interviews: A Demonstration of USPTO Tools - noon to 1:00 pm (EDT) July 16-17, 2015 - "Advanced Patent Prosecution Seminar 2015: Claim Drafting & Amendment Writing" (Practising ...

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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. Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC. v. Par Sterile Products, LLC et al. 2:15-cv-03852; filed June 9 ...

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Russian Government Designs New Strategy In Field Of IP from

The Russian government is crafting a new strategy in the field of intellectual property, which should strengthen the protection of IP rights in Russia and create conditions for the acceleration of the domestic research activities ...

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Roger Ford: The Patent Spiral from

I blogged two years ago about a terrific article by Roger Ford (now at UNH Law), and he has done it again: I enjoyed reading The Patent Spiral, forthcoming in the University of Pennsylvania Law ...

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CBC vs. The World: Let the Broadcasting Games Begin from

In the September 2012 battle for broadcast rights to the 2015 Pan American Games, CBC/Radio Canada emerged victorious from what was reportedly described as a “very aggressive bidding process with multiple bidders.” In light ...

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Federal Circuit Affirms PTAB in First-Instituted Covered Business Method Review (CBM) Proceeding from

On July 9, 2015, the Federal Circuit affirmed a final written decision made by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board (“PTAB”) in SAP America, Inc. v. Versata Development Group, Inc ...

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Intangible Assets as a Framework for Sustainable Value Creation from

Athena Alliance is pleased to release a new working paper on Intangible Assets as a Framework for Sustainable Value Creation. To become and remain successful, companies have come to understand that they need to follow ...

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WIPO Committee Tackles Program, Budget Issues from

The World Intellectual Property Organization Program and Budget Committee (PBC) is meeting this week with a full agenda of issues relating to planning for the next biennium as well as management matters.

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Inconsistent Statement Concerning Defendants’ Principal Place of Business Warrants Denial of Motion to Transfer Venue from

The court denied defendants' motion to transfer venue from the District of Delaware to the Northern District of Georgia because defendants' sworn statement about their principal place of business was inconsistent with defendants' statements in ...

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Versata II: District Court has No Jurisdiction to Hear Challenge to CBM Review Institution Decision from

Versata v. Lee (Versata II) (Fed. Cir. 2015) In this follow-up to Versata v. SAP (Versata I), the Federal Circuit holds that a district court has no jurisdiction over a direct challenge the PTO’s ...

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