Patent & IP news for December 12, 2016

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post image JobDiva: Service Mark for Software from

by Dennis Crouch Here, the Federal Circuit rejects the TTAB’s requirement for “something more” than selling software in order to protect a service mark. The court instead redirects the inquiry to ask whether provisioning ...

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post image Monday Miscellaneous from

A cat in a hat1. Kat friend Federica Pezza has brought to our attention that Comixmix has been sued (Case 3:16-cv-02779-JLS-BGS Filed 11/10/16) by Dr Seuss Enterprises, the estate of the ...

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post image Part 36 offers in the IP Enterprise Court from

A peak (not to be
confused with an IPEC)The Unified Patent Court (UPC) has been grabbing the headlines in recent weeks and it is easy to forget that the last six or so years ...

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NRT Technology Corp. v. Everi Payments, Inc. (PTAB 2016) from

Second CBM Petition Denied As "Second Bite at the Apple" By Joseph Herndon -- The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Patent Trial and Appeal Board issued a decision denying institution of a covered business method ...

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Internet Governance Forum: Embarking On Post-IANA Transition And Taking On Trade from

The first edition of the renewed Internet Governance Forum (IGF) last week tried its all not to become just another internet governance conference, with new formats and the taking on of one big topic that ...

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UN Study: GIs Could Open New Markets For Poor Countries If Financing, Training Provided from

A new study by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) finds that geographical indications could open the way to lucrative export markets for least-developed countries. The study calls for UN agencies to ...

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Assertion of Frivolous Claims in Light of Alice Warrants 28 U.S.C. § 1927 Sanctions Against Counsel Despite Covenant Not to Sue from

Following dismissal of defendant's patent claims after defendant provided a covenant not to sue, the court granted plaintiff's motion for sanctions against counsel under 28 U.S.C. § 1927 because the asserted infringement ...

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Power Integrations v. Fairchild Semiconductor from

By Jason Rantanen Power Integrations, Inc. v. Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2016) Panel: Prost, Schall, Chen (author) This appeal is the latest in a long-running patent saga between Power Integrations and Fairchild.  Each ...

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A Look At The UNAIDS Board Debate On IP And Medicines; Outcome Fell Short For Some from

The discussion on intellectual property-related barriers to access to medicines was one of the most contentious points of the 39th meeting of the UNAIDS governing board last week. After hours of negotiations, the board agreed ...

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