Patent & IP news for April 29, 2016

Patent Litigations

USPTO Weekly Stats


Patent & IP Blogs

post image The end of the Google Books legal saga from

A few days ago the US Supreme Court refused [here] to grant certiorari in the long-running battle between the Authors Guild and Google over the latter's Books Library Project [Katposts here].
Katfriend Shalini Bengani ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

post image Freedom of panorama in France: could even a visit to Père Lachaise become a problem? from

Adjusting the camera not
to include any copyright material
Game of Thrones? House of Cards? Forget them.

The battle around what until recently was an area of copyright not many cared knew about, ie freedom ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

post image S.52 repeal comes into force July 28 2016 from

Transition period of s.52 expedited The repeal of s.52 of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 (CDPA) has been expedited due to the outcome of a government consultation. s.52 stipulates the ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Presenting at Braintree Business Development Center on IP Law for Business and Entrepreneurs – June 16, 2016. from

You Don’t Need a Patent If: Intellectual Property Law for Business and Entrepreneurs. The Braintree Business Development Center will host a program on intellectual property protection, covering inventions, patents, trademarks, and copyrights on Thursday ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Discussions Continue On How To Govern WHO Interactions With Outside Actors from

The World Health Organization interacts with a large number of actors aside from governments, such as industry, philanthropic organisations, academia, and civil society. With an eye to preventing undue influence on the work of the ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

“Unsettled and Rapidly Evolving” Patent Eligibility Landscape Weighs Against Award of Attorney Fees from

Following summary judgment of invalidity for lack of patentable subject matter the court denied plaintiff's motion for attorney fees under 35 U.S.C. § 285 because defendant's litigation positions were not baseless. "[T ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Federal Circuit Continues Broad Venue Allowance in Patent Cases from

by Dennis Crouch In its petition for writ of mandamus, TC Heartland raised a set of interesting venue and personal jurisdiction claims – basically arguing that both the statute and Supreme Court precedent strongly limit where ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

CAFC addresses venue, personal jurisdiction in Heartland case from

The issues:

Heartland argues that it is entitled to a writ of mandamus
based on two legal theories. First, it argues that it
does not “reside” in Delaware for venue purposes according
to 28 U ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Legal decisions must rest on factually accurate information from

One takes note of the post at PatentDocs entitled
The Fantastical World of Justice Stephen Breyer

As a side comment to the text ["The tragedy, first explored by Stephen Jay Gould in "Carrie Buck's ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain from

Joseph Herndon: Qualtrics v. OpinionLab Steve Brachmann: IP Litigation Report Shows Downward Trends In Patent, File Sharing Copyright And IPR Cases Eric Caligiuri: Court Orders Plaintiff To Pay Defendants’ $8 Million In Attorney’s Fees ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Some content © 2007–2016 RPX Corporation.
Terms of Service & Privacy Policy
For DMCA requests contact