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This Week in Washington IP: Innovative Wood Products, Oversight of the VA’s Electronic Health Records System and the Trump Administration’s R&D Budget

This week in Washington IP events, Congressional consideration of technology and innovation topics are limited to the House of Representatives, which will hold hearings in the middle …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 0

Other Barks & Bites, Friday, February 21: Federal Circuit Upholds Damages Limit for Failure to Mark, India Signs IP Accord with U.S. and Copyright Office Announces Fee Increases

This week in Other Barks & Bites: The CAFC issued a precedential decision in Arctic Cat Inc. v. Bombardier Recreational Products Inc., affirming a ruling that Arctic Cat …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 0

Booking.com Case Heats Up at Supreme Court

In November, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a petition for certiorari filed by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) asking the Court to consider “…
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 1

This Week in Washington IP: Balancing Interests in Tech Exports, Predictive Analytics in Criminal Justice and Energy Storage Innovation

This week in Washington IP events, it’s quiet on Capitol Hill as both the House of Representatives and the Senate enter work periods for the week …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 2

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, February 14: Federal Circuit Orders Case Against Google Out of Eastern Texas, DOJ Indicts Huawei on Trade Secrets, and USPTO Faces Backlash Over Email Address Requirement

This week in Other Barks & Bites: The Federal Circuit issues precedential decisions in patent cases involving data centers as “regular and established place of business,” the Section 315 …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 2

This Week in Washington IP: Examining the DMCA, Space Situational Awareness and Counteracting Algorithmic Bias

This week in Washington IP events on Capitol Hill, the Senate IP Subcommittee will hold the first of several hearings designed to explore the need to modernize …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 1

Other Barks & Bites, Friday, February 7: Huawei Sues Verizon, CAFC Affirms AT&T Implied License, and PTAB Denies Gilead IPRs

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit finds implied license for AT&T beats infringement claims; Verizon is targeted in patent suit filed by Chinese …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 0

Iancu at U.S. Chamber Event: ‘Choose Your Partners Carefully’

Last night, February 4, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) held a reception to launch its eighth annual International IP Index, Art of …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 4

New USPTO Commissioner for Trademarks Appointed

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced today that Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross has appointed David Gooder to be the new USPTO Commissioner for …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 0

Federal Circuit Affirms PTAB Obviousness Finding, But Warns Samsung Board’s Authority to Cancel Claims Has Limits

The Federal Circuit in a precedential decision issued earlier today affirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s finding that Claim 11 of Prisua Engineering Corp.’s U.…
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 6

This Week in Washington IP: Supercharging Defense Innovation, Small Business Programs Review and Advancing Biomedical Sciences

This week in the Washington DC IP activities, House of Representatives committees will hold hearings focusing on the Department of Energy’s role in advancing biomedical sciences, …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 2

Other Barks & Bites, Friday, January 31: Apple/ Broadcom Hit With $1.1 Billion Jury Verdict, Greta Thunberg Seeks Trademark Protection, and Bloomberg Supports Drug Patent Limits

This week in Other Barks & Bites: a California jury awards Caltech $1.1 billion in patent damages against Apple and Broadcom; the Federal Circuit affirms a PTAB obviousness finding …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 6

EPO Provides Reasoning for Rejecting Patent Applications Citing AI as Inventor

Earlier this month, the European Patent Office (EPO) and the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) each rejected two patent applications that designated an artificial intelligence named DABUS …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 20

This Week in Washington IP: Maintaining American Tech Dominance, NASA Authorization Bill and the Rise of Mobile Payments

This week in Washington-area IP events, the House of Representatives hosts a trio of hearings on Wednesday related to technology and innovation. The full House Science Committee …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 2

Other Barks & Bites, Friday, January 24: Federal Circuit Remands Cases Under Arthrex and USPTO Announces New PPAC and TPAC Members

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit revives patent infringement claims asserted against Facebook’s News Feed; the CAFC also remanded a trio of cases …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 1