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post image References Cited from

The number of references cited per patent continues to rise, albeit more slowly in recent years.  For patents issued in 2016, the average patent includes more than 50 cited references.  In my view – this is ...

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What’s Coming On IP For The US, Geneva? An Interview With Q. Todd Dickinson from

Q. Todd Dickinson is a shareholder at Polsinelli law firm, and was director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) under President Clinton, a former lead IP counsel for two Fortune 50 corporations ...

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Turning Promises Of Marrakesh Treaty For Visually Impaired Into Reality from

With the recent entry into force of the Marrakesh Treaty providing copyright exceptions for persons with visual impairments, a panel convened alongside last week's World Intellectual Property Organization copyright committee meeting explored ways to ...

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UNAIDS Report: Less Deaths From HIV But Growing Resistance Creates Great Risk from

A new report from UNAIDS shows that antiretroviral therapy is now accessed by 18.2 million people living with HIV, and fewer people are dying from the virus infection. However, there is stalled progress on ...

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Judicial Estoppel Does Not Bar Assertion of Invalidity Defenses Raised but not Instituted in IPR from

The court denied plaintiff's motion to strike defendant's amended invalidity contentions due to judicial estoppel because of statements defendant made in obtaining a stay pending inter partes review. "While the Court appreciates [plaintiff ...

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WIPO Copyright Committee Agrees On Future Work, No Decision On Broadcasting Treaty Deadline from

The World Intellectual Property Organization committee on copyright agreed on its work for its spring session, which is expected to advance work towards a treaty protecting broadcasting organisations. Discussions on limitations and exceptions to copyright ...

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Unwired Planet, LLC v. Google Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2016) from

Federal Circuit Narrows USPTO's Definition of "Covered Business Method" By Michael Borella -- The America Invents Act (AIA) defines a covered business method (CBM) patent as "a patent that claims a method or corresponding apparatus ...

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