Patent & IP news for October 20, 2015

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post image The 10 Commandments of IP Dispute Resolution: a Kat speaks from

Tonight IPKat blogmeister Jeremy was invited to speak at a dinner gathering of TIPLO (The Intellectual Property Lawyers' Organisation) in The Old Court Room, Lincoln's Inn, chaired by David Wilkinson (Clyde & Co). The title ...

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post image Big Win for Paice as Jury Finds Hyundai and Kia Owe $28.9 Million from

Back in 2012, hybrid vechicle technology company Paice filed a lawsuit against Hyundai and Kia in federal court in Baltimore accusing the Korean automakers of infringing three of its patents. The patents-in-suit were U.S ...

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EPO Still In Turmoil As Supervisory Body Backs Dismissal Of High-Level Staff from

The European Patent Organisation has been in turmoil for years facing serious staff dissent and complaints aimed at EPO President Benoît Battistelli of France. The EPO's effort appears to have intensified in recent months ...

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At WIPO, Panel Urges Women To Get Out Of Their Comfort Zones from

Panellists at a recent discussion on women and intellectual property proposed steps institutions and women themselves could take to increase the number of female entrepreneurs, in order for the IP system to benefit men and ...

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Standards Needed For IP Value To Be Recognised By Banks, IP Offices Say from

Valuation of intellectual property is of growing importance to small and medium-sized enterprises in getting loans from financial institutions, IP office representatives said at a side event to the World Intellectual Property Organisation General Assembly ...

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Telephone- or Internet-Based Reverse Auction Patent Unpatentable Under 35 U.S.C. § 101 from

In a final written decision, the Board found claims of a telephone- or Internet-based reverse auction patent unpatentable under 35 U.S.C. § 101. "In the ’211 Patent, the producer tests a plurality of prices ...

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How Often are DMCA Takedown Notices Wrong? from

A couple weeks ago, I blogged about Lenz v. Universal Music and wondered how often "bad" DMCA notices are actually sent. My theory was one of availability and salience - we talk about the few nutty ...

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How Osgoode’s IP Intensive Program Kick-Started my Career from

Going into law school, I knew that I wanted to practice intellectual property law. I didn’t exactly know what that meant, but I knew that it had to do with things I liked – films ...

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From Judge Pierre Leval’s opinion [on 16 October] in the Google Books case offers another fascinating glimpse into the richness of his thinking about the concept of fair use. Although the outcome ...

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US Reverses Course On Patent Injunctions from

The Federal Circuit is no stranger to controversy. And recently, the court stepped in it again. In an important ruling, the court made it far easier for some patent owners to obtain injunctions against infringers ...

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Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain from

Kevin E. Noonan: Federal Circuit Denies En Banc Petition In Amgen v. Sandoz T.C. Scottek: University Of Wisconsin Wins $234 Million From Apple Steve Brachmann: LG Pushes Forward With Innovation In Consumer Devices China ...

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