Patent & IP news for August 15, 2016

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post image Life after Cartier: The future of blocking injunctions – Simmons & Simmons Rapid Response Event from

On 28 July last, the IPKat and Simmons & Simmons co-hosted a panel discussion between Simon Malynicz QC (3 New Square), Lauri Rechardt (IFPI's Director of Licensing and Legal Policy) and Eleonora Rosati (IPKat), chaired ...

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Kenyan Start-Ups Make The Ride Tough For Uber from

NAIROBI, Kenya -- After making a dramatic entry into the African market late last year that was marked by as much drama as elsewhere in the world, global taxi hailing service Uber is facing tough times ...

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Switzerland Stars, China Makes It To Top 25 But Global Divide remains, Innovation Rating Finds from

A global innovation rating found Switzerland to be the most innovative nation in the world for the sixth consecutive year even if some other countries are on its heels. The lead group of countries continued ...

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Scriptpro wins reversal of D. Kansas at CAFC from

The outcome of Scriptpro was reversal of a district court decision:

ScriptPro, LLC and ScriptPro USA, Inc. (collectively
“ScriptPro”) appeal the United States District Court for
the District of Kansas’s grant of summary judgment ...

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Fashionable Rip-Offs: Independent Artists Accuse Fashion Giant Zara of Copying Their Work from

A lot of fashion seems to look the same; such is the nature of trends and functionality. Sometimes the similarities go much further. Fashion behemoth Zara (among others) is no stranger to accusations it copied ...

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A Specification’s Focus on Particular Embodiment Not Limiting if Other Embodiments are also Expressly Contemplated from

ScriptPro v. Innovation Associates (Fed. Cir. 2016) Very Slow Roller Coaster: This Kansas-based infringement lawsuit was filed back in 2006.  The case was stayed pending an inter partes reexamination.  Once re-opened, the district court held ...

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In re Aqua Products, Inc. -- CAFC Grants Rehearing En Banc to Consider PTAB Motions to Amend from

By Andrew Williams -- On Friday, August 13, 2016, the Federal Circuit granted a petition for rehearing en banc filed in the In re Aqua Products, Inc. case to consider two questions related to the PTAB ...

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