Posts by IPWatchdog

This Week in Washington IP: Anticompetitive Acquisitions in Big Data, Copyright Protection in the Digital Age, and Connecting U.S. Innovation with National Security

This week in Washington IP news, various committees at the House of Representatives will meet to discuss the future of NASA’s activities in low-earth orbit, efforts …
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Other Barks & Bites for Friday, September 17: FTC Report Finds Big Tech Acquisitions Underreported, ITC Appoints OUII Investigative Attorney as Judge, and Hughes Dissents from CAFC’s Damages Remand in Omega Patents Case

This week in Other Barks & Bites: IPWatchdog LIVE brought together thought leaders from the IP industry and major keynote speakers, including Judge Albright, Qualcomm’s Mark Snyder …
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4 days ago 0

IPWatchdog LIVE Event Wraps Up with Featured Speakers Makan Delrahim and Vishal Amin

On day three of IPWatchdog LIVE in Dallas, Texas, former Assistant Attorney General in charge of the Antitrust Division at the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), …
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6 days ago 0

Qualcomm’s Mark Snyder Headlines IPWatchdog LIVE Day 2: ‘The U.S. Needs a New Innovation Policy’

Mark Snyder, who has served as Senior Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Litigation at Qualcomm since 2016, during his Luncheon Keynote on Day 2 of IPWatchdog LIVE 2021 …
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8 days ago 2

IPWatchdog LIVE Launches with Judge Albright; First Ever Paul Michel Award Goes to Kappos

Day one of IPWatchdog LIVE 2021 in Dallas, Texas, kicked off on Sunday, September 12, with a fireside chat between David Henry of sponsor Gray Reed and Judge Alan …
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9 days ago 5

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, September 10: HHS Secretary Proposes USPTO and FDA Collaborate on Drug Patents, Judge Koh Nominated to the Ninth Circuit and Tillis and Leahy Pen Letter on Inconsistent Patent Applicant Disclosures

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Senators Thom Tillis and Patrick Leahy ask the USPTO’s Drew Hirshfeld what the agency will do to enforce patent disclosure …
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11 days ago 1

Commerce Department Announces National Artificial Intelligence Advisory Committee

The U.S. Department of Commerce announced on Wednesday that it has established a National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Advisory Committee that will advise the President and other …
By IPWatchdog
12 days ago 1

This Week in Washington IP: Think Like a USPTO Examiner, Prepping Arguments for AIA Trials and a Look at the Changing Cyber Threat Landscape

This week in Washington IP events, both houses of Congress remain quiet during regularly scheduled work periods. However, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) will …
By IPWatchdog
14 days ago 1

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, September 3: Google Appeals Major Copyright Fine by French Regulators, CAFC Rejects Arthrex Argument Against TTAB ATJs and CJEU Says “Zero Tariff” Data Transmissions Run Contrary to Open Internet Regulations

This week on Other Barks & Bites: the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals affirms a district court’s ruling that Ericsson did not breach its FRAND obligations in …
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18 days ago 0

Federal Circuit Upholds Delaware Court’s Inequitable Conduct Analysis

In a precedential decision written by Judge Reyna, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) on Wednesday upheld a Delaware district court’s …
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19 days ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, August 27: Tenth Circuit Sides with First on Lanham Act’s Extraterritoriality, CAFC Overturns $1.2 Billion Verdict in Cancer Immunotherapy Case, and Ninth Circuit Says No Public Performance Rights in CA Copyright Law

This week in Other Barks & Bites: a series of Big Tech CEOs meet with White House officials to coordinate efforts on U.S. cybersecurity initiatives and training …
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25 days ago 0

Ninth Circuit Reverses Win for the Turtles’ Rights Owners Under California Law on Copyright for Public Performance

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on Monday ruled that California common law on copyright protection does not include a right of public …
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28 days ago 0

INTA Brief to CJEU Says Locally Significant Unregistered Trade Names Can Co-Exist with Later Registered National Trademarks

The International Trademark Association (INTA) last week submitted an amicus brief to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) providing its input on the topic …
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29 days ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, August 20: CAFC Reverses PTAB on Soup Dispenser Design Patent Claims, FTC Files New Antitrust Suit Against Facebook and David Berdan Steps in for Coke Stewart in Performing USPTO Deputy Director Role

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit issues decisions reversing the PTAB’s nonobviousness ruling on soup dispenser design patent claims challenged by Campbell Soup …
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1 month ago 1

CAFC Dismisses USPTO’s Appeal on Expert Witness Fees in Hyatt II Based on Supreme Court NantKwest Analysis

On August 18, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a precedential decision in Hyatt v. Hirshfeld (Hyatt II), the latest in a line …
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1 month ago 0