Patent & IP news for February 12, 2016

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post image Why it may not be possible to provide a comprehensive explanation of trademarks from

Fellow Kat Eleonora asked in her post of yesterday-- “Is trademark law difficult?”, focusing on the complexity of the trademark registration process. A similar question recently occurred to this Kat, but from a different direction ...

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post image IgniteOKC Happy Hour February 18th! from

Join the IgniteOKC Leadership Crew in kicking off its 9th season on Thursday, February 18, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. at Anthem Brewery (908 SW 4th St.) for primo beer and food truck nibbles ...

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post image Mr Justice Arnold foresees no infringing saline use in Actavis' pemetrexed future from

The AmeriKat taking a much needed
nap in preparation for opening all those
Valentine's Day cards...
If you were at a loss as to what to get that special patent litigator in your life ...

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post image Fed Cir Says PTAB Can Consider Less Than All Challenged Patent Claims in IPR from

This week, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reinforced the PTAB’s interpretation that the AIA gives it authority to institute proceedings using the claim-by-claim approach. Alyssa Novak

The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act ...

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Driessen v. Sony Music Entertainment (Fed. Cir. 2016) from

By Joseph Herndon -- On February 10, 2016, the Federal Circuit issued a nonprecedential opinion in a case captioned Driessen v. Sony Music Entertainment, Best Buy Stores, Fye, & Target Corp. addressing issues related to means-plus-function claims ...

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Products Covered by Patents Other Than The Currently Asserted Patent May be Considered Non-Infringing Substitutes from

The court denied plaintiff's motion to strike the updated report of defendant's damages expert regarding his opinion that five defendant phones not subject to the upcoming retrial were noninfringing alternatives. "[The five phones ...

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Changes Among IP Experts In Private Sector, Law Offices And More from

Movements at the World Economic Forum, the United States Patent and Trademark Office, along with changes in the academic and private sectors worlds marked the beginning of 2016. The early part of the new year ...

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WHO Full Speed On Zika R&D, Two Candidate Vaccines Emerging; Funders, Journals Commit To Sharing Of Data from

In an update on research and development against the Zika virus, the World Health Organization today said several companies are working on diagnostic tools, and two candidate vaccines are being considered. Discussions are ongoing with ...

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Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain from

Gene Quinn: Free Drugs: Bernie Sanders And The End Of Drug Patent Exclusivity Joseph Herndon: Driessen v. Sony Music Entertainment Ashby Jones: Patent Litigation Up In 2015, Despite Efforts To Rein It In Jacob Kleinman ...

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En banc Federal Circuit affirms Mallinkrodt, notwithstanding Quanta from

By Jason Rantanen Lexmark International, Inc. v. Impression Products (Fed. Cir. 2016) (en banc) Download Opinion Majority opinion authored by Judge Taranto, with Judge Dyk dissenting (joined by Judge Hughes)  This morning the Federal Circuit ...

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Lengthy en banc CAFC Lexmark decision maintains status quo on patent exhaustion from

The beginning of the en banc opinion reads:

Congress has declared: “Except as otherwise provided
in [the Patent Act], whoever without authority makes,
uses, offers to sell, or sells any patented invention, within
the United ...

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