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Other Barks & Bites for Friday, November 20: USPTO Extends Comment Period for Discretion on PTAB Institutions, ITC Rescinds Orders in Rovi Case Against Comcast and CAFC Says CBM Determinations Not Appealable Under Thryv

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the USPTO issues a final rule on trademark fee adjustments at the agency and also extends the public comment period for …
By IPWatchdog
4 days ago 2

Federal Circuit Considers CBM Review Under Thryv on Remand from SCOTUS

On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) in SIPCO, LLC v. Emerson Electric Co. affirmed a determination of the U.S. …
By IPWatchdog
5 days ago 1

Federal Circuit Holds Google Forfeited Claim Construction Arguments Not Presented to PTAB

On November 13, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) affirmed a decision of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Trial and …
By IPWatchdog
7 days ago 0

This Week in Washington IP: ADR for Copyright Small Claims, Modernizing Federal Telework Programs and PPAC Quarterly Meeting at the USPTO

This week in Washington IP news, the Senate Judiciary Committee will discuss a proposed bill that would create an alternative dispute resolution path for copyright small claims, …
By IPWatchdog
8 days ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, November 13: Tillis Moves on DMCA Reform and Iancu Support, China Copyright Law Amendments Include 10X Increase to Statutory Damages, EPO Extends Virtual Hearings

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit grants Apple’s motion to transfer Uniloc’s patent infringement case to the Northern District of California, while …
By IPWatchdog
11 days ago 0

Federal Circuit Grants Apple Petition for Writ of Mandamus to Transfer Uniloc Suit

On November 9, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) granted Apple’s petition for a writ of mandamus directing the U.S. District …
By IPWatchdog
12 days ago 1

USPTO Appoints New General Counsel

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has appointed David L. Berdan as its new General Counsel, replacing Acting General Counsel, Nicholas Matich, who took over …
By IPWatchdog
13 days ago 0

Federal Circuit Weighs in on Proper Venue in Hatch-Waxman Cases Under TC Heartland

Last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit addressed a question of first impression regarding whether an act of patent infringement occurs in …
By IPWatchdog
14 days ago 1

This Week in Washington IP: CAIL Hosts 58th Annual IP Law Conference, Advancing Telehealth After the COVID Pandemic and Ethical Issues in Trademark Practice at the USPTO

This week in Washington IP events, the Senate and House of Representatives remain fairly quiet as we move into the lame duck period of Donald Trump’s …
By IPWatchdog
15 days ago 0

District Court Finds Google Patent Ineligible Under Alice

On November 2, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, in Google LLC v. Sonos, Inc., issued an order granting Sonos’s motion to …
By IPWatchdog
17 days ago 15

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, November 6: CAFC Limits Venue in ANDA Cases, VirnetX Scores $503 Million Infringement Verdict Against Apple, and CRISPR Patent Revoked by European Patent Office

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit rules that “acts of infringement” under Section 1400(b) limits venue in Hatch-Waxman patent cases to jurisdictions where ANDA …
By IPWatchdog
18 days ago 3

Federal Circuit Denies Petition for Writ of Mandamus Over Unfavorable Jury Instructions

Yesterday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) issued an order in In re: Ivantis, Inc. denying a petition for a writ of …
By IPWatchdog
20 days ago 0

This Halloween: Dress Up Your Pet with Patents

This Halloween will be different. Depending where you are, trick or treating may be ill-advised or prohibited. So why not dress up your pet and take pictures …
By IPWatchdog
24 days ago 2

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, October 30: USPTO Issues ‘Generic.com’ Trademark Guidance, Ninth Circuit Denies En Banc Petition in FTC v. Qualcomm and UMC Faces $60 Million in Criminal Fines for Trade Secret Theft

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit reverses a lower court’s erroneous application of the first-to-file rule in denying a motion to transfer venue …
By IPWatchdog
25 days ago 0

American Innovators Express Support for Recent and Proposed Changes in Patent System

Yesterday, a group of 324 American innovators sent a letter to the bipartisan leadership of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees to express support for several improvements in …
By IPWatchdog
28 days ago 4