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post image Mediaplayers and streaming: AG Campos Sánchez-Bordona in Filmspeler proposes broad interpretation of notion of 'indispensable intervention' from

A little more than a year ago this blog reported that a new reference for a preliminary ruling to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) had been filed by the Rechtbank ...

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post image Indian Trade Marks Registry to widen its doors for recording “well known” marks from

The role of recordation of well-known marks varies across jurisdictions. Against that backdrop, the step about to be taken by the Trade Marks Registry in India in connection with recording well-known marks is especially noteworthy ...

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post image Will UK industry suffer from Government's "ratify now, repent at leisure" UPC stance? from

The AmeriKat never loves in haste, unless
you happen to be a tasty little mouse...
Lord Byron, Lothario of the Romantic movement and one of the greatest British poets.  Not the figure that would naturally ...

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USPTO and Duke to Co-Sponsor Patent Quality Conference from

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the Center for Innovation Policy at Duke University are co-sponsoring a conference on patent quality. The conference will be held at USPTO headquarters in Alexandria, VA on ...

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PTAB Life Sciences Report -- Part I from

By John Cravero and Richard Martin -- About the PTAB Life Sciences Report: Each month we will report on developments at the PTAB involving life sciences patents. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. Shire Laboratories, Inc. PTAB Petition ...

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AIPPI Rapid Response Report: Debating Lyrica's recurring pain on plausibility, abuse and infringement from

Just over a year ago, AIPPI hosted a Rapid Response seminar following Mr Justice Arnold finding that the material claims of Warner-Lambert’s patent for the use of pregabalin in the treatment of pain were ...

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Els Torreele Named Executive Director Of Global MSF Access Campaign from

Veteran public health advocate Els Torreele of Belgium has been named the new executive director of the high-profile Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF, Doctors Without Borders) Access Campaign, based in Geneva.

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In Search of Evidence: The IP Statistics For Decision Makers Conference (IPSDM) 2016 from

The annual “Intellectual Property Statistics for Decision Makers Conference” took place in Sydney, Australia on 15-16 November. After Vienna last year, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) as the key initiator organised the ...

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US High Court Hears Patent Case With Global Trade Implications from

In a first-impression case with implications for international trade, the United States Supreme Court is set to decide whether the US supplier of a single non-infringing article used in an infringing product abroad can be ...

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Television Control System Patent Invalid Under 35 U.S.C. § 101 from

The court granted defendant's motion for summary judgment that plaintiff's television control system patent encompassed unpatentable subject matter and found that the claims lacked an inventive concept. "[T]he claims are limited to ...

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Judging Ex Parte Cases from

My research inquiry – Have you read any great writing on the difference between the process of judging a contested case vs an uncontested (or ex parte) case?  [email me:] In the contested ...

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Lemley-Oliver-Richardson: Patent Purchases and Litigation Outcomes from

The sales market for patent rights continues to vex analysts – especially in terms of valuation. In their Patently-O Law Journal article, Professor Mark Lemley teams up with the Richardson Oliver Group to provide some amount ...

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Coming in 2017: Reforms to Copyright Law and the Copyright Office from

First proposal: While keeping the Copyright Office within the Legislative Branch, separate it from the Library of Congress.  I have previously suggested the more dramatic action of joining the Copyright Office with the Patent & Trademark ...

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Oral Argument of the Week: Bose Corp. v. SDI Technologies, Inc. from

The oral argument of the week is Bose Corp. v. SDI Technologies, Inc.  It was argued on November 7, 2016 and decided by Rule 36 Judgment on November 14, 2016.  I think you might enjoy ...

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