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Canada’s Anti-Counterfeiting Chargeback Project: Paying Back Deceived Consumers from

A Canadian initiative to fight online counterfeiting and piracy that enables deceived consumers to get their money back is yielding results, a Canadian official said last week. Project Chargeback means to cut the profit margin ...

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Important Agenda For WIPO Coordination Committee Tomorrow from

On 12 September, a powerful member-state committee at the World Intellectual Property Organization will consider the nomination of a new head of copyright, and a sensitive agenda item on a highly secret UN report on ...

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Qiagen Preliminarily Enjoined from Selling DNA Sequencing Equipment from

The court granted plaintiffs' motion for a preliminary injunction to preclude the sales of defendant's DNA sequencing products and found that plaintiffs established irreparable harm. "The market for DNA sequencing in clinical laboratories is ...

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Eco-mark Update: A New Green Certification for Evaluating Power System Performance from

A new green certification has been added to the eclectic mix of independent third-party indicators of environmentally beneficial products, systems, buildings, etc. Administered by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), which also runs the LEED ...

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The CAFC vacates treble damages and attorneys' fees in Stryker case from

On remand, we recalled our mandate and reopened
the case. Because Halo was limited to the questions of
willfulness and enhanced damages, it left the judgments
on other issues undisturbed. For the reasons stated
below ...

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Dynamic 3D Geosolutions LLC (“Dynamic 3D”), along
with Acacia Research Corporation and Acacia Research
Group LLC (collectively, “Acacia”), appeal from the decision
of the United States District Court for the Western
District of Texas disqualifying ...

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Shifting Mindsets To Improve Access To Medicine from

What levers need to be pulled to improve access to medicine worldwide? Jayasree K. Iyer, Executive Director of the Access to Medicines Index, shares ideas that she says would lead to more people accessing the ...

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Stryker v. Zimmer: Federal Circuit Remands Enhancement Determination for Enhancement Determination from

By Jason Rantanen Stryker Corp. v. Zimmer, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2016) Download opinion Panel: Prost (author), Newman, Hughes Stryker prevailed in a patent infringement suit against Zimmer, obtaining partial summary judgment of infringement as to ...

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