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post image Does David Davis want to ratify the UPC Agreement? from

The AmeriKat has been known to be a beacon
of fuzzy light in dark times, thanks to
static electricity
The AmeriKat has shied away from blogging about the fate of the UPC and the UK ...

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post image Fujifilm's second Arrow declaration survives AbbVie's strike out application as Humira biosimilar battle rages on from

The AmeriKat normally needs to swim around
in coffee to wake up, but Mr Justice Arnold's
decision had the same impact this morning...
This morning Mr Justice Arnold handed down his decision in Fujifilm ...

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post image SUPER-BREAKING: (Liberal) CJEU says that linking to unauthorised content is NOT a communication to the public unless one seeks financial gain and has knowledge of illegality from

The day everybody had been waiting for - at least since 13 February 2014 [that, of course, was the date of the Svensson decision, on which see Katposts here] - has finally arrived.
This morning the Court ...

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post image Hyperlinks and communication to the public: early thoughts on the GS Media decision from

As reported in this morning's (super-)breaking news post, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has finally issued its decision in GS Media, C-160/15.

The Court held that ...

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Hartig Drug Co. v. Senju Pharmaceutical Co. (3rd Cir. 2016) from

By Kevin E. Noonan -- Perhaps one of the most influential first year law school classes for the task of learning how to "think like a lawyer" is civil procedure. Particularly when the professor is bold ...

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Will blockchain technology fuel a new patent war or prevent one? from

The race is on to gain control of a new technology that has the power to reinvent banking and make transactions and other agreements between parties cheaper, safer and easier to complete. Like disruptive inventions ...

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WIPO Enforcement Committee To Discuss National Experiences In 2017 from

The enforcement of intellectual property rights - how they are enforced and by whom - is left to countries' discretion. Members of the World Intellectual Property Organization committee on enforcement shared experiences this week on how they ...

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Specialized IP Courts: Recognizing Country-Specific Needs Is Complex from

In light of the growing global “innovation market” and the rapid development of technologies, countries have reviewed and modernised their judicial systems to address the increase in intellectual property issues. Notably, the establishment of specialized ...

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Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Patentable Subject Matter Denied for Failure to Establish Representative Claims from

The court denied without prejudice defendant's motion to dismiss on the ground that plaintiff’s four wireless routing patents encompassed unpatentable subject matter because defendant failed to meet its burden to establish a representative ...

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Resolution Of Japan’s IP Concerns Will Depend On Brexit Process, Says Attorney from

Japan's worries about how intellectual property registered in the EU by companies operating in the United Kingdom will fare after Brexit are potentially valid but depend on how the UK's exit from the ...

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CAFC in UCB v. Yeda. Estoppel can apply without claim amendment. from

In UCB v. Yeda, Judge Newman authored a precedential opinion related to
patentability of antibody claims.

In this declaratory judgment action, UCB, Inc. sued
Yeda Research and Development Co. in the United States
District Court ...

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CAFC reverses ED Va in Asia Vital v. Asetek from


Asia Vital Components Co., Ltd. (“AVC”) filed a declaratory
judgment action against Asetek Danmark A/S
(“Asetek”) seeking a declaration that AVC did not infringe
U.S. Patent Nos. 8,240,362 (“’362 patent ...

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Patentlyo Bits and Bytes by Anthony McCain from

Gene Quinn: Misleading PTO Statistics Hide A Hopelessly Broken PTAB Kevin Noonan: Hartig Drug v. Senju Pharmaceutical Milen Y: Apple Granted Patent For An All-Glass, Water-Resistant Mobile Phone Jennifer Elias: Google Files Patent For Cop-Yielding ...

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US Copyright Office Charged With Industry Bias from

The United States Copyright Office systematically hires officials from the copyright industries it serves and oversees, while excluding experts with other views, a public interest group has charged. “The Copyright Office is one of the ...

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Demand Letter without Accusing a Particular Product Creates DJ Jurisdiction from

Asia Vital v. Asetek Danmark (Fed. Cir. 2013), Article III Federal Courts only have jurisdiction over caess where a substantial and current controversy exists between the parties.  in 2014, Asia Vital (AVC) sued Asetek in ...

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Two US Congressional Leaders Criticize WTO For Stance On Trade Remedy, Food Safety Measures from

From a press release issued today: "House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-MI) and Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-OR) today sent a letter to World Trade Organization (WTO) Director-General ...

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Hyperlinks Can Infringe Copyright If Commercial, European High Court Says from

A hyperlink on a website that links to copyrighted material and does not have the rights holder’s consent is allowable if for non-commercial purposes, the Court of Justice of the European Union said today ...

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