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Other Barks & Bites for Friday, May 22: Copyright Office Issues Section 512 Safe Harbor Report, CAFC Denies Review of PTAB Institution Decision and Director Iancu on Possible Filing Deadline Extension

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Copyright Office issues its report on the safe harbor provisions of the DMCA codified in Section 512 of U.S. copyright …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 0

Senators Respond to Attempted Attacks on U.S. IP by Chinese Hackers

Yesterday, U.S. Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), John Cornyn (R-TX), and Ben Sasse (R-NE) sent a letter to Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 3

This Week in Washington IP: Commercializing Climate Change Tech, Digital Dollars and Post-Pandemic Open Source Platforms

This week in Washington IP news, both houses of Congress remain fairly quiet except for an executive session by the Senate Commerce Committee to discuss a few …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, May 15: SCOTUS Rules in Trademark Defense Preclusion Case, CAFC Extends Arthrex to Reexams, EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal Issues Ruling on Patentability

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Supreme Court finds that Lucky Brand Dungarees isn’t precluded from asserting new defenses under federal preclusion principles; the Federal …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 0

This Week in Washington IP: Broadband Access During the Pandemic, IP in a Digital World and Commercializing Energy Innovation

This week in Washington, D.C., both houses of Congress will host a short hearing schedule as D.C. begins a slow return to some semblance of …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, May 8: CAFC Denies PTAB Appeals Under Arthrex, USPTO Launches COVID-19 Priority Pilot and SCOTUS Hears Booking.com Arguments

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office launches COVID-19-related initiatives, including a prioritized examination pilot program and an online licensing …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 0

‘A Life Well Lived’: Remembering Q. Todd Dickinson

In the midst of so much daily sadness around the global pandemic, 2020 dealt us another blow when we learned this week that our friend and giant of …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 2

This Week in Washington IP: Developing COVID-19 Tests, China’s Global Tech Dominance and GPS Spectrum Concerns

This week in Washington, D.C., while the nation continues to deal with the fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic, some Senate committee hearings on the Federal Communications …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, May 1: CAFC Reversals, Copyright Office Launches Electronic Recordation Pilot, EPO and USPTO Issue Joint Statement on COVID-19

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Supreme Court finds that Georgia’s annotated state code is ineligible for copyright protection; the Federal Circuit issues decisions reversing …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 0

USPTO Further Extends Certain Patent and Trademark Deadlines in Accordance with the CARES Act

On April 28, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued official Patent and Trademark notices announcing that it will be further extending certain patent and trademark …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 0

Celebrating World IP Day in a New World

It’s World IP Day! This year, the day will not be celebrated in the traditional fashion; there will be none of the usual panels, receptions, gatherings …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 24: CJEU Issues Ruling on Trademark Law and 3D Shapes, Copyright Office Issues Proposed Rulemaking on MMA, INTA Files Brief in Jack Daniel’s Dog Toy Case

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Supreme Court hands out a pair of IP decisions, holding that willfulness is not required for profits awards in all …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 0

VoIP-Pal Implores Full CAFC to Review Whether a Rule 12 Motion Based on Section 101 Can Be Decided Before Claim Construction

Last week, VoIP-Pal.com, Inc. filed a combined petition for panel rehearing and rehearing en banc with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (…
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 5

Commenters Weigh in On Implications of High Court Ruling in Thryv v. Click-to-Call

Yesterday’s Supreme Court decision in Thryv, Inc. v. Click-to-Call Technologies was in some ways unsurprising, but has generated buzz among the patent community all the same. …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 2

This Week in Washington IP: Protecting Bayh-Dole, AI Cybersecurity Issues and COVID-19’s Impact on Tech Supply Chains

This week in Washington, D.C., committee hearings in both houses of Congress remain silent during the COVID-19 shutdown. However, many D.C. think tanks have resumed …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 0