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Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 16: Apple Gets New Damages Trial in Optis Wireless Case, Tillis Again Urges Biden Administration to Snub TRIPS Waiver, and Fifth Circuit Affirms FTC Penalty Against Impax Pay-for-Delay Settlement

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Senator Thom Tillis Urges Commerce Department and U.S. Trade Representative heads not to be pressured into voting in favor of …
By IPWatchdog
2 days ago 0

USPTO Launches COVID-19 Fast-Track Appeals Pilot as Companion to Prioritized Examination Pilot

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced yesterday that it will launch a COVID-19 fast-track appeals pilot program beginning today. The pilot is a companion …
By IPWatchdog
4 days ago 0

This Week in Washington IP: Innovation at the U.S. Departments of Defense and Energy, GIPC Event on Innovation Ecosystem, and Working Toward a Carbon-Free Shipping Industry

This week in Washington IP events, subcommittees in both the Senate and the House of Representatives will examine President Biden’s $10.17 billion appropriations request for the National …
By IPWatchdog
6 days ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 9: Supreme Court Issues Major Win for Google, Brazil Suspends Patent Term Extensions During COVID-19 and CAFC Finds No Standing for Apple to Appeal PTAB Decisions for Qualcomm

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit finds that Apple’s patent licensing agreement with Qualcomm eliminated standing to appeal IPRs from the PTAB; the …
By IPWatchdog
9 days ago 0

Stakeholders Speak Out on Google v. Oracle

On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down a ruling that still has many in the intellectual property world reeling—and not just copyright practitioners. The …
By IPWatchdog
12 days ago 0

This Week in Washington IP: Bridging the Global Internet Gap, Addressing Russian Counterspace Advances and Europe’s Place in U.S.-Chinese Tech Competition

This week in Washington IP news, both houses of Congress remain quiet during their regularly scheduled work periods. Among policy institutes, the Center for Strategic & International Studies …
By IPWatchdog
13 days ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 2: GAO Report Shows No Federal Government Patent Rights in Remdesivir, Second Circuit’s Warhol/Prince Ruling Limits Fair Use Doctrine, and Ex-USPTO Director Iancu Rejoins Irell & Manella

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Senators Tillis and Leahy urge the appointment of several key IP officials, including USPTO Director, before World IP Day; former USPTO …
By IPWatchdog
16 days ago 0

Biden Announces Intent to Nominate Tiffany Cunningham to Federal Circuit

President Joe Biden today announced 11 judicial candidates – 10 for federal circuit and district court judge positions, including Tiffany Cunningham as nominee for the United States Court of Appeals …
By IPWatchdog
19 days ago 80

This Week in Washington IP: Addressing Chinese Technological Threats, Bridging the Rural Broadband Divide and Building Data Literacy in College Students

This week in Washington IP news, both houses of Congress are quiet as they enter scheduled work periods. Among policy institutes focused on IP and tech topics, …
By IPWatchdog
20 days ago 1

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 26: Copyright Office Seeks Comments on CASE Act Implementation, China Launches Action Against Trademark Squatters and Eastern Texas Jury Enters $308.5 Million Award Against Apple

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Stanford University suffers another Section 101 loss at the Federal Circuit for its haplotype phase determination patent claims; the EU’s highest …
By IPWatchdog
23 days ago 0

This Week in Washington IP: R&D Pathways for Sustainable Aviation Fuels and Technology, Debating the IDEA Act and Using Autonomous AI Platforms in the Military

This week in Washington IP news, the Senate Judiciary Committee will debate passage of the IDEA Act and the ARTS Act, while House subcommittees will explore pathways …
By IPWatchdog
27 days ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 19: Sen. Tillis Urges No Section 512 Safe Harbors in Future FTAs, Federal Circuit Finds Authority to Issue Mandamus for PTAB Institution Denials, and House Antitrust Subcommittee Addresses SEPs

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit issues an order on motion finding that it has authority under the All Writs Act to issue mandamus …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 0

Who Will it Be? IP Practitioners Name Their Picks for Biden CAFC Appointee Following Judge Wallach’s Retirement

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) Judge Evan J. Wallach announced earlier this week that he will retire from active service and assume …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 14

This Week in Washington IP: Tech Antitrust in the Biden Era, Combating Online Sales of Counterfeits and Rebuilding the Federal Science Workforce

This week in Washington IP news, the Senate Energy Committee will discuss R&D initiatives underway to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the nation’s transportation sector. …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 1

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 12: CAFC Affirms 101 Rejection of Stanford Personalized Health Patent Claims, Judge Albright Oversaw 20% of 2020 Patent Cases and Tillis to Co-Chair Cybersecurity Caucus

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Senator Thom Tillis announces he will co-chair the Senate Cybersecurity Caucus; a local business news outlet reports that the United States …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 1