Patent & IP news for October 29, 2015

Patent Litigations

USPTO Weekly Stats


Patent & IP Blogs

Ericsson says Apple motion from

15-10-28 Ericsson Opposition to Apple Motion for Summary Judgment by Florian Mueller

If you'd like to be updated on the smartphone patent disputes and other intellectual property matters I cover, please subscribe to my ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Court expert: I don't want to appear partial and oppose Oracle's motion, but I'm doing it anyway from

Dr. James Kearl, the court-appointed damages expert in the Oracle v. Google Android-Java copyright infringement case, yesterday responded to Oracle's motion to disqualify him on the grounds that he is no longer impartial due ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

IP Osgoode Speaks Series Video: John Weigelt from

IP Osgoode would like to thank everyone who attended John Weigelt’s lecture entitled “Adjusting to the Changed Frame of Reference of our Technology Enabled World” on September 30, 2015 at Osgoode Hall Law School ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Is There Hope For Better WIPO Administration-Staff Relations? from

The president of the World Intellectual Property Organization staff association earlier this month raised profound concerns about ongoing practices involving staff at the UN institution. The WIPO director general then took the floor to address ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

WIPO Seminar: Digitisation Boosts Production Of New Music, Movies, Books from

The latest instalment of the World Intellectual Property Organization seminar series, “The Economics of Intellectual Property,” set out to answer the question of whether the process of digitisation has affected the supply of new creative ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Mobile Device Data Monitoring Patent Not Invalid Under 35 U.S.C. § 101 from

The court denied defendant's motion for summary judgment that plaintiffs' mobile device data monitoring patent was invalid for lack of patentable subject matter because defendant did not establish that the claims were directed to ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Google-SAP cross-license agreement announced: is SAP once again critical of software patents? from

Google has previously announced various patent cross-license agreements, with partners including (but not limited to) Samsung and Cisco. Not with Apple and Microsoft, though: those announcements merely related to the withdrawal of lawsuits, not to ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Impact of an Inter Partes Review Petition Denial on Willfulness from

WARF v. Apple (W.D. Wisconsin 2015) Following a jury verdict on infringement and validity (October 10) and another verdict on damages awarding $230 million in reasonable royalty (October 19), Judge Conley (W.D.Wisc ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Court Orders USTR To Justify Industry Advisor Confidentiality In TPP from

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) next week is expected to provide justification for withholding from a Freedom of Information Act request the communications with its industry advisors as confidential commercial or ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

St. Jude's win over Atlas IP vacated by CAFC from

The win of ST. JUDE MEDICAL, of summary judgment of non-infringment in Southern District of Florida was vacated by the CAFC.

The CAFC noted its differences with the interpretation of the district court:

In Atlas ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Understanding the Role of Patents for Small Smartphone Companies from

When I think of smartphones and smartphone patents, I think of the big battles and players: Apple v. Samsung, Motorola v. Microsoft, NTP v. RIM, Nokia, Ericsson, Google, Sony, and other mega-companies. But what about ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Announcing the Winner of Canada’s IP Writing Challenge 2015 from

IP Osgoode and the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) are thrilled to announce the winner of the seventh annual edition of Canada’s IP Writing Challenge: 1. In the Law Student category, the judges ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Does the Law Permit a Seller to Assign Title Before Acquiring Title? from

Alexander Shukh v. Seagate Tech. (Fed. Cir. 2015) (en banc petition) In an en banc petition, Shukh has challenged the Federal Circuit’s “automatic assignment” rule announced in its 1991 FilmTec decision.  The basic rule ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Some content © 2007–2015 RPX Corporation.
Terms of Service & Privacy Policy
For DMCA requests contact