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Other Barks & Bites for Friday, July 10: China Patent Filings Increase Despite COVID-19, CJEU Says Government Committees Subject to GDPR and CAFC Revives Part of Uniloc Motion to Seal in Apple Patent Case

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit extends Arthrex to ex parte appeals and vacates part of a denial of a motion to seal filed …
By IPWatchdog
21 hours ago 2

CAFC Vacates Order Denying Attorney Fees to ShoppersChoice.com

On July 1, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) vacated and remanded an Attorney Fee Order of the U.S. District Court for …
By IPWatchdog
2 days ago 0

This Week in Washington IP: Algorithmic Biases in AI, Federal Funding of R&D Programs and Digitalization-Driven Improvements to Energy Efficiency

This week in Washington IP news, a pair of committee hearings in the House take a look at the use of artificial intelligence in contact tracing and …
By IPWatchdog
5 days ago 1

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, July 3: Busy Week for USPTO Announcements, New Vision Gaming Says PTAB Institution Process is Unconstitutional, Federal Circuit Affirms Invalidity of Enbrel Patent Claims

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit affirms the invalidation of patent claims covering the rheumatoid arthritis treatment Enbrel using a novel argument on obviousness-type …
By IPWatchdog
8 days ago 0

Supreme Court Declines to Consider PTAB Authority to Overturn Article III Decisions

On June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court denied certiorari to Chrimar Systems, Inc., thereby letting stand a decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the …
By IPWatchdog
10 days ago 3

This Week in Washington: Digitized Payment Systems, Operation Warp Speed and Changing American Tech

This week in our nation’s capital, the Senate Banking Committee holds a hearing on introducing decentralized ledger technologies into government payment systems while the Senate Labor …
By IPWatchdog
12 days ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, June 26: SCOTUS Denies Cert to PTAB Challenges, CAFC Issues Three New Precedential Patent Decisions, and Ninth Circuit Revives The Shape of Water Copyright Case

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the House of Representatives approves a bill by voice vote which would enable the sale of acceleration certificates for patent applications …
By IPWatchdog
15 days ago 1

USPTO Issues Final Rule on Patent Term Adjustments Under Supernus

On June 16, the USPTO published a final rule in the Federal Register revising the rules of practice regarding patent term adjustments in light of the U.S. …
By IPWatchdog
17 days ago 1

This Week in Washington IP: FCC Oversight, Autonomous Systems for Transporting Goods and Digital Systems for COVID-19 Stimulus Payments

This week in Washington IP events, Tuesday kicks off with a House Space Subcommittee hearing on research and development into social distancing configurations in air travel seating, …
By IPWatchdog
19 days ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, June 19: USPTO to Adjust Trademark Fees, Copyright Office Hosts Section 1201 Webinar and WTO Finds TRIPS Violated by Saudis

This week in Other Barks and Bites: the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office proposes adjustments to trademark fees, issues a final rule on patent term adjustments …
By IPWatchdog
22 days ago 0

Bipartisan Safeguarding American Innovation Act Would Crack Down on China Theft of U.S. IP

A bipartisan group of senators has introduced legislation to stop the theft of U.S. intellectual property by foreign governments, with a focus on China. The bill, …
By IPWatchdog
22 days ago 8

D.C. Circuit Finds No Proximate Cause in Patent Attorney Malpractice Case

On June 12, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) affirmed a decision of the U.S. District Court for …
By IPWatchdog
24 days ago 4

This Week in Washington IP: Licensing Week Virtual, the FCC’s Possible Section 230 Reforms and Pro-Innovator Patent System Reforms

This week in Washington IP events, the Senate Financial Services Subcommittee focuses on Federal Communications Commission spectrum auction oversight while the House Transportation Committee marks up a …
By IPWatchdog
26 days ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, June 12: USPTO Provides Relief for Restoring Priority/ Benefit Rights; China Reducing Patent Pendency; CJEU Says Copyright Can Cover Functional Shapes; Tillis Questions Internet Archive on Copyright Concerns

This week in Other Barks & Bites: USPTO announces relief under the CARES Act for restoring priority/ benefit rights; the CJEU has ruled that "functional shapes" are eligible …
By IPWatchdog
29 days ago 3

Study Explores ‘World Class Patent’ Trends in East Asia, North America and Europe

On June 3, independent foundation Bertelsmann Stiftung published a study titled “World class patents in cutting-edge technologies – The innovation power of East Asia, North America and Europe," which …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 8