Patent & IP news for July 8, 2016

Patent Litigations

USPTO Weekly Stats


Patent & IP Blogs

post image AG Wathelet advises CJEU to hold French law on out-of-print books incompatible with EU law from

AG Melchior WatheletAmidst all the madness hectic legislative activity surrounding orphan works and out-of-print books that took place in Europe in the first half of 2010s (also as a reflection and echo of the ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

post image MACCOFFEE? We're not lovin' it, says General Court from

On 5 July 2016, the General Court of the CJEU issued a ruling which suggests that the repute of the McDONALD'S trade mark will usually make it possible to prevent others from registering food ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

post image USPTO Changes Patent Post-Grant Proceedings Electronic Filing System from

Ann Robl

On July 9, 2016, the U.S. Patent Office will cease using the Patent Review Processing System (PRPS) for electronic filings in post-grant reviews, inter partes reviews, and covered business method patents reviews ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

post image Cartier rapid response event on 28 July: come join us! from

+ blocking injunctions
+ cats
= perfect party
As reported by this blog, in its judgment on 6 July 2016, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales upheld the validity of blocking injunctions against intermediaries (ISPs ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

V4 Countries Launch Visegrad Patent Institute As Region’s First ISA, IPEA from

With the aim of strengthening regional cooperation in intellectual property, the four member states of the Visegrad Group, which comprises Poland, Hungary, the Czech Republic and Slovakia, launched the Visegrad Patent Institute (VPI) on 1 ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Brexit Threatens Legal Uncertainty, Higher Costs For Trademarks, Lawyers Say from

Two weeks after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the potential impact of “Brexit” on patents and trademarks is becoming marginally clearer, intellectual property lawyers said in interviews and a 7 July ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Harvard University sues Micron over Roy Gordon patents, US 6,969,539 and 8,334,016 from

The technology is atomic layer deposition (ALD) which can be used for DRAM manufacture. The suit was filed June 24, 2016 in D. Mass. The listed plaintiff is "President and Fellows of Harvard College," and ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

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