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post image BREAKING: European Council unanimously adopts EU Trade Secrets Directive from

Just as the AmeriKat was ready to
leave for the Bank Holiday weekend
the EU Council surprises her...
(c) Joe Delaney
This morning the European Council unanimously adopted the EU Trade Secrets Directive.  The EU ...

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post image Threatening someone with IP infringement? Law Commission explains what you need to know about the new IP (Unjustified Threats) Bill from

The AmeriKat's reaction to being threatened...The Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Bill was introduced in the House of Lords last week (see Kat post here).  For those of you who have not really been ...

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post image The life and death of the PRINCE Bill from

The recent passing of Prince left many fans in mourning and potential heirs clambering for a piece of his estate. The singer, who died intestate, left behind a wealth of copyright protected works. His right ...

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post image Sir Terence Etherton to be next Master of the Rolls from

Sir Terence EthertonThe IPKat is indefatigable in scouring news sources for information about developments relating to IP law.  However, it is his first time, he thinks, to cite Pink News as the source for the ...

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National And Regional Initiatives To Spur Research For New Antibiotics from

A side event to the World Health Assembly organised by a number of delegations on antibiotic research and innovation reflected the deep global concern about antimicrobial resistance and the lack of candidates to replace what ...

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Thoughts on Google's Fair Use Win in Oracle v. Google from

It seems like I write a blog post about Oracle v. Google every two years. My last one was on May 9, 2014, so the time seems right (and a fair use jury verdict indicates ...

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EU Council Green-Lights Trade Secrets Directive from

The European Union trade secrets directive passed its final hurdle on 27 May when EU governments backed compromise text approved by the European Parliament on 14 April. Once the law has been formally published, member ...

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Resolution On WHO Work With Non-State Actors Down To Wire from

With the end of the annual World Health Assembly looming tomorrow, member states are working away behind closed doors to finalise a resolution on how the World Health Organization shall work with outside actors going ...

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Introducing the iKey? – Patent Issued to Apple for Accessing a Vehicle Using Portable Devices from

Jeremy McKinney

On May 24, 2016, the USPTO issued Patent No. 9,351,102 to Apple Inc. entitled “Accessing a Vehicle Using Portable Devices.” The ‘102 patent discloses the use of a “smart” device, such ...

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Netzer Consulting appeal to CAFC re: summary judgment fails; what is "fractionation"? from

Netzer lost his appeal to the CAFC of an adverse summary judgment of non-infringement in favor of Shell Oil:

David Netzer Consulting Engineer LLC (“Netzer”)*
appeals from the decision of the United States District
Court ...

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Europe Medicine Group Joins Initiative To Fight Fake Medicines from

Medicines for Europe, representing the generic, biosimilar, and medicines in Europe, announced today during a side event at the World Health Assembly, that it joined the Global Campaign to Fight Fake Medicines.

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ARUNACHALAM case informs practitioners of "what to do" following a new ground of rejection from

Dr. Lakshmi Arunachalam owns U.S. Patent No.
5,778,178, which has been undergoing reexamination
since November 2008. In September 2014, the Patent
Trial and Appeal Board affirmed the rejection of claims 9–
16 ...

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WHO Reforms Health Emergency Response But Who Will Pay the Bill? from

Two years after Ebola, the World Health Organization continues to push forward with a thorough overhaul of how it responds to health emergencies. These include Public Health Emergencies of International Concern (PHEICs), such as the ...

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Global Health In The Glare In G7 Final Resolutions; Trade Deals Promised For 2016 from

Reform of the WHO, support for the Contingency Fund for Emergency to enable swift initial responses by the WHO, and a special R&D; and innovation chapter in the G7 Ise-Shima Vision for Global Health ...

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Agreed Draft Resolution Would Set Up A WHO Committee On Health R&D from

A closed-door drafting group this evening arrived seemingly easily at agreement on a resolution on broadening work on new ways to fund research and development into medical products, according to participants. The agreement includes the ...

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Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain from

Charlene Morrow & Sapna Mehta: Supreme Court To Weigh In On Damages For Design Patent Infringement Michael Borella: USPTO Issues Memorandum Regarding Enfish And TLI Elijah Nouvelage: Jury Sides With Google In $9 Billion Intellectual Property ...

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