Patent & IP news for January 18, 2017

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post image Never Too Late: If you missed the IPKat last week! from

New Year New Cat Too busy working on those new year’s resolutions to keep up with IPKat this week? No problem – here is the 130th edition of Never Too Late.
Book review: Maintenance time ...

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post image Patentes Permanentes Verdes in Brazil; Battery Battles at the Board and Border from

Before turning to 2017 news, we’ll first briefly catch up on a few stories from December. In early December, the Brazilian green patent priority examination program (see my original post here and a subsequent ...

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post image Around the IP Blogs! from

This kitten is delighted to bring you the highlights of some IP blogs!
Carefully selecting some IP blogs!Marie-Andree Weiss of The 1709 Blog discusses the Paramount Pictures Corp. v. Axanar Productions, Inc. case (2 ...

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Achieving SDG Health Targets Using ‘The Vital Role of Law’ from

Effective laws, including those around intellectual property rights, and an enabling legal environment, are as essential to a healthy society as clean water, a group made up of a representative of the World Health Organization ...

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Experts: Void from U.S. patent “train wreck” is being filled by China’s patent system from

In a few short years China’s patent system has gone from an IP rights wannabe to one of the most responsive and patent-friendly systems in the world. Leading U.S. IP experts say that ...

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Judge Love Orders Mutual Disclosure of Mock Trial or Focus Group and In Camera Inspection of Participants from

The court ordered the parties to disclose the identities of the participants in any mock trial or focus group prior to jury selection. "The parties are notified that if either party intends to conduct mock ...

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USPTO Transitions and Traditions from

The USPTO only houses a handful of political appointees – Director (Michelle Lee), Deputy Director (Russ Slifer), Chief of Staff (Vikrum Aiyer); and a couple more senior advisors including the Chief Communications Officer (Patrick Ross). These ...

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Bayh-Dole Act: Failing to Disclose Government Funding from

Interesting filing from the folks at KEI. That alleges IONIS Pharma (formerly ISIS) and Cold Springs Harbor Labs failed to disclose Federal funding supported development of the inventions underlying their patents covering nusinersen and its ...

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Does Refusal to Register a Mark Violate the First Amendment? from

by Dennis Crouch USPTO v. Tam (Supreme Court 2017) The Supreme Court today held oral arguments in the trademark battle over whether the rock band can register its name THE SLANTS. The PTO argues “no ...

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Industry Initiative Against Non-Communicable Diseases Launched At WEF from

Nearly two dozen top biopharmaceutical companies have launched a global initiative intended to increase access to prevention and care of non-transmitted diseases in low and lower-middle income countries.

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