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post image Star Wars: Good or bad for movie myth-making? from

Software aside, copyright protection is seldom viewed as a means for acquiring market leadership in content-creation industries. Truth be told, the treatment of such a clearly functional creation as software as a literary work has ...

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Illumina Cambridge Ltd. v. Intelligent Bio-Systems, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2016) from

By Kevin E. Noonan -- The Federal Circuit affirmed a decision of obviousness, and that a patentee not be able to amend claims in an inter partes review proceeding, in an opinion handed down January 29th ...

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Settlement Alone Does Not Justify Vacatur of Invalidity Finding from

The court denied the parties' motion to vacate the court's earlier order granting defendant's motion for judgment on the pleadings that plaintiff's data processing patent was invalid because the parties had settled ...

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Special Feature: WHO Still On Trail Of New Financing For R&D For Poor Populations’ Medical Needs from

World Health Organization members are expected to meet this spring to assess progress and discuss potential solutions to the lack of financing for research and development for diseases affecting primarily developing countries. The WHO Executive ...

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Vision, Urgency Of UN High Level Panel On Access To Medicines Begins To Take Shape from

NEW YORK -- It came as a surprise to some when the United Nations Secretary General’s office announced in November the setting up of a high level panel to urgently address access to medicines and ...

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Trivascular loses appeal of IPR decision at CAFC from

Of the "broadest reasonable interpretation" standard:

In construing claim terms, the Board must determine the scope of the claims by giving them their broadest reasonable construction in light of the specification as they would be ...

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CAFC reverses district court in AngioScore/TriReme case from

The issue of conveyance of patent rights of a consultant arises in the AngioScore case, in which appellant TriReme won a remand.

AngioScore, Inc. (“AngioScore”) claims exclusive ownership of U.S. Patent Nos. 8,080 ...

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Forbes covers Better Mouse / SteelSeries liitigation in ED Texas as troll case from

Forbes talked about a victory over a patent troll:

Instead of paying off the hastily formed holding company that sued it over a Taiwan inventor’s patent covering mouse technology, SteelSeries fought. And in a ...

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When a Consultant Starts Work Before He Signs the Agreement from

by Dennis Crouch A discussion of TriReme Medical v. AngioScore, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2016) Corporations must be getting somewhat annoyed with the antics of these pesky inventors. TriReme v. AngioScore centers on an inventorship dispute ...

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Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain from

Steve Brachmann: First Apple Patent Challenged At PTAB Covers Touch-To-Zoom Technology Kevin Noonan: Illumina Cambridge v. Intelligent Bio-Systems Dan Breznitz & Michael Murphree: What The U.S. Should Be Doing To Protect Intellectual Property Florian Mueller ...

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D NJ allows trade secret case to proceed over issue that receiving company had reason to Know that it obtained plaintiff’s claimed “trade secrets” by Improper means from

There is an interesting trade secret case in the federal district court of New Jersey involving
alleged trade secret disclosure by an employee moving from Baxter to HQ.

Text of a recent ruling:

The Court ...

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Apple files for mistrial in VirnetX case from

The Varge, citing to the Texas Lawyer, states that Apple has filed for a mistrial in the VirnetX case:

Apple has filed for a mistrial in a patent infringement suit just days after being ordered ...

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