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This Week in Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 3: PTO and Copyright Office Extend Deadlines, Canada Coronavirus Law Includes Patent Circumventions

This week: the COVID-19 pandemic causes USPTO and Copyright Office to extend deadlines while the FCC embarks on a pair of telehealth and connected care initiatives to …
By IPWatchdog
4 days ago 1

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 27: SCOTUS Upholds State Sovereignty, China Reports Increased Copyright Registrations and Arthrex Rehearing Denial Spurs PTAB Appeals

This week in Other Barks & Bites: China’s copyright office announces a 21% increase in copyright registrations between 2018 and 2019; Costa Rica asks WHO to build a voluntary patent …
By IPWatchdog
11 days ago 0

USPTO Urges Supreme Court to Reverse in Now-Delayed Booking.com Case

On March 13, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) filed a reply brief urging the Supreme Court on to reverse a judgment of the U.S. …
By IPWatchdog
11 days ago 7

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 20: USPTO Closes to Public, Levandowski Pleads Guilty, Israel Approves Generic Coronavirus Treatment

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the USPTO closes to the public amid the coronavirus pandemic while waiving various patent and trademark applicant requirements during “extraordinary situation;” …
By IPWatchdog
18 days ago 0

Facebook v. Windy City: CAFC Strikes Down PTAB’s Approach to Joinder in IPRs

In Facebook v. Windy City Innovations, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit earlier today ruled that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) …
By IPWatchdog
20 days ago 2

Masters Offer Hope for Patents Despite Current Challenges

Experts speaking during IPWatchdog’s Virtual Patent Masters Symposium yesterday expressed concern over the state of the U.S. patent system, but also offered a number of …
By IPWatchdog
21 days ago 6

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 13: Federal Circuit, Copyright Office, Ninth Circuit Brace for Coronavirus Concerns; Huawei Tops EU Patent Applicants; Apple Pays VirnetX

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Fears over coronavirus tank stocks on Wall Street and trigger changes at the Federal Circuit, the closure of the Library of …
By IPWatchdog
25 days ago 5

Chrimar Asks Supreme Court to Decide Whether PTAB Can Reverse Final Article III Judgments

Earlier this week, Chrimar Systems, Inc. filed a petition for certiorari asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a case on appeal from the U.…
By IPWatchdog
26 days ago 6

This Week in Washington IP: Policing Digital Piracy in Other Countries, Self-Preferencing in Digital Platforms and 2021 Budget Requests for Cybersecurity and Spectrum Auctions

This week in Washington, DC, the House of Representatives kicks off the week’s schedule for technology and innovation hearings with the House Communications Subcommittee marking up …
By IPWatchdog
29 days ago 1

Other Barks & Bites, Friday, March 6: CAFC Upholds $1.1 Billion Verdict Against Apple and Broadcom, Library of Congress Seeks Input on Next Register of Copyrights, USPTO Clarifies Practice on Additional Info for Unintentional Delay

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Daren Tang of IPOS is elected next Director of WIPO; the CNIPA waives patent annuity late fees and major American tech …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 0

United States Welcomes Tang’s Nomination as WIPO Director General

U.S. Government officials have congratulated Daren Tang on his nomination as WIPO Director General. As reported by IPWatchdog yesterday, Tang was nominated to the post by …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 0

Singapore’s Daren Tang to Succeed Gurry as Next WIPO Director General

Daren Tang has been elected to be the next WIPO Director General, succeeding Francis Gurry. Tang is currently the Chief Executive of the Intellectual Property Office of …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 1

Debate Continues Between ALI and Congress on Copyright Restatement Project

The American Law Institute (ALI) has submitted a second response stemming from a letter sent by members of Congress last year expressing serious concerns over ALI’s …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 1

This Week in DC: Buying Unsafe Counterfeits, 5G Security, Blockchain Tech for Small Business and Online Sales Taxes

This week in our nation’s capital, the House of Representatives hosts a number of committee hearings related to technology and innovation. Various hearings will explore online …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 1

Other Barks & Bites, Friday, February 28: CAFC Declines En Banc Rehearing in HZNP Finance, SCOTUS Shoots Down Apple Appeal and Delaware is Top Patent Forum in 2019

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the U.S. Department of Justice announces a two year prison sentence for trade secret theft; a new Lex Machina report …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 1