Patent & IP news for August 25, 2016

Patent Litigations

USPTO Weekly Stats


Patent & IP Blogs

post image SUPER-BREAKING NEWS: Leaked draft Impact Assessment shows that Commission intends to introduce new mandatory exceptions, address value gap and introduce related right for publishers from

Brussels correspondent:
Mystery Kat
What does the EU Commission intend to propose when it releases its next copyright package next month?

This is a question that has been haunting EU copyright enthusiasts for a few ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

post image Linking & Copyright rapid response event on 13 September: come join us! from

Where it all started ...Is linking to unlicensed content a potential infringement of copyright? 
Following the (controversial) decisions in Svensson [here and here] and BestWater [see here for my table summarising the current state of ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

post image Bits and Bytes from the PPAC Meeting from

Notes from PPAC: Eligibility: Gene Quinn discusses the patent eligibility debate and Robert Bahr’s update at IPWatchDog. China: 2015 the Chinese Patent Office (SIPO) received 2.8 million patent applications.  The country is looking ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Expert’s Unsupported Use of Windows Mobile as Proxy for Valuing Accused Android OS Justifies New Damages Trial from

Following a $3.5 million jury verdict, the court granted defendant's motion for a new damages trial because plaintiff's damages expert used an improper proxy for the operating system in the accused products ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

WIPO External Offices In High Demand As 18 Countries Offer Hosting from

Hosting a regional or national office of the UN World Intellectual Property Organization seems to be a high prize for WIPO members, 18 of which have submitted hosting proposals to be considered at the WIPO ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

CAFC Fails to Enhance District Court Review from

In the 1990’s, Peter Andrulis and Murray Drulak discovered that thalidomide,* combined with an alkylating agent such as melphalan, could be effective in treating certain types of cancer.  US Patent 6,140,346 subsequently ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

The President of Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, accused of plagiarism while in law school from

As reported by the New York Times, and others, Carmen Aristegui has written a report suggesting that
the current Mexican president, Enrique Peña Nieto, plagiarized work while a law school student.

The Times article observed ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Harsh penalty dealt to student copying from wikipedia from

Ten years ago, in August 2006, in a post titled Plagiarism in academic contexts: a look at the past , IPBiz discussed several academic plagiarism cases, including a certain case at Princeton University, 186 N.J ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Oracle pushing hard for Android-Java re-retrial while Google fails to justify its lies to the jury from

In litigation, the devil is often in the detail, but not always. Sometimes there are overarching issues that decide a dispute and the legal detail is simply worked out in order to reach the only ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Teva loses on 40mg Copaxone (for MS) at PTAB from noted a PTAB ruling on some of Teva's Copaxone patents:

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. today [August 24, 2016] confirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decisions from an Inter Partes Review ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

Court Report from

By Sherri Oslick -- About Court Report: Each week we will report briefly on recently filed biotech and pharma cases. Tris Pharma Inc. v. Actavis Elizabeth LLC et al. 1:16-cv-00603l; filed July 12, 2016 in ...

Share via E–mail | Twitter | Facebook

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