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post image BREAKING: High Court grants declaration that products obvious/anticipated at claimed priority dates from

The High Court has granted declarations to FKB and SB to the effect that their products lacked novelty or an inventive step at a particular date - Fujifim Kyowa Kirin Biologics Company Limited v Samsung Bioepsis ...

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post image TVCatchup 2 and the harmonising vision of the CJEU from

What room does EU copyright leave for national initiatives in areas harmonised by relevant EU directives?
The question of EU preemption (linked to, yet distinct from, EU supremacy) in the area of copyright is not ...

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U.S. Chamber of Commerce Releases International IP Index from

By Donald Zuhn -- Last month, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce released its 5th annual International IP Index, entitled "The Roots of Innovation," which provides an "IP report card" for 45 world economies that account ...

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Switzerland Next In Line To Gamble With Net Blocking from

The Swiss Parliament this week adopted new legislation to regulate offline and online gambling by limiting it to a fixed number of Swiss-based operators only. While heavily criticised by opponents inside and outside the Parliament ...

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Post-IPR Estoppel Not Limited by Joinder from

The court granted plaintiff's motion for summary judgment that its server load balancing patents were not invalid as obvious because defendant was estopped from asserting its prior art combinations following inter partes review. "[Defendant ...

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E-Commerce, Access To Medicines Catching On At TRIPS Council from

The World Trade Organization committee on intellectual property rights met this week with some discussion items that departed from past agendas but are becoming more familiar. A discussion on electronic commerce revealed interest from members ...

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Plagiarism, faked data in the biofuels area from

RetractionWatch has an interesting piece on the retraction of a paper in the biofuels area:

the retraction notice for “Oleaginous yeast-based production of microbial oil from volatile fatty acids obtained by anaerobic digestion of red ...

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CAFC vacates decision of ND Cal in Huawei case from

From the beginning of the decision:

The present appeals arise from five cases in the
Northern District of California. Technology Properties
Limited LLC, Phoenix Digital Solutions LLC, and Patriot
Scientific Corp. (collectively “Technology Properties”)
asserted ...

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Copyright Survives from

When I teach ProCD in my internet law class, I make two primary points. First, the case can't possible be right. Judge Easterbrook mangles UCC law and how the battle of the forms works ...

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WIPO Committee On Protection Of Folklore: New Inspiration From Developing Countries from

There seems to be something in the air at the World Intellectual Property Organization committee working to find solutions to protect indigenous traditional cultural expressions (folklore) from misappropriation. After 16 years of snail’s pace ...

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