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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

PTAB Addresses Nexus Between Evidence and Claims in Precedential Decision

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) designated a January 2020 decision, Lectrosonics, Inc. v. Zaxcom, as precedential on April 14. Lectrosonics …
By IPWatchdog
3 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 17: Congressional IP Leadership Asks USPTO About COVID-19 Response, Asia Accounts for 65% of 5G Patent Filings

This week in Other Barks & Bites: a new report shows that Asian countries are responsible for 65% of all patent filings in the 5G sector; the copyright infringement …
By IPWatchdog
3 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 10: China Passes U.S. in PCT Applications, SCOTUS Denies Another 101 Appeal and Copyright Office Expands Electronic Submissions

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the U.S. Supreme Court denies yet another petition  asking the court to clarify patent-eligibility under Section 101; the Federal Circuit vacates …
By IPWatchdog
3 months ago 0

This Week in Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 3: PTO and Copyright Office Extend Deadlines, Canada Coronavirus Law Includes Patent Circumventions

This week: the COVID-19 pandemic causes USPTO and Copyright Office to extend deadlines while the FCC embarks on a pair of telehealth and connected care initiatives to …
By IPWatchdog
3 months ago 1

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 27: SCOTUS Upholds State Sovereignty, China Reports Increased Copyright Registrations and Arthrex Rehearing Denial Spurs PTAB Appeals

This week in Other Barks & Bites: China’s copyright office announces a 21% increase in copyright registrations between 2018 and 2019; Costa Rica asks WHO to build a voluntary patent …
By IPWatchdog
3 months ago 0

USPTO Urges Supreme Court to Reverse in Now-Delayed Booking.com Case

On March 13, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) filed a reply brief urging the Supreme Court on to reverse a judgment of the U.S. …
By IPWatchdog
3 months ago 7

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 20: USPTO Closes to Public, Levandowski Pleads Guilty, Israel Approves Generic Coronavirus Treatment

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the USPTO closes to the public amid the coronavirus pandemic while waiving various patent and trademark applicant requirements during “extraordinary situation;” …
By IPWatchdog
4 months ago 0

Facebook v. Windy City: CAFC Strikes Down PTAB’s Approach to Joinder in IPRs

In Facebook v. Windy City Innovations, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit earlier today ruled that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) …
By IPWatchdog
4 months ago 2

Masters Offer Hope for Patents Despite Current Challenges

Experts speaking during IPWatchdog’s Virtual Patent Masters Symposium yesterday expressed concern over the state of the U.S. patent system, but also offered a number of …
By IPWatchdog
4 months ago 6

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 13: Federal Circuit, Copyright Office, Ninth Circuit Brace for Coronavirus Concerns; Huawei Tops EU Patent Applicants; Apple Pays VirnetX

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Fears over coronavirus tank stocks on Wall Street and trigger changes at the Federal Circuit, the closure of the Library of …
By IPWatchdog
4 months ago 5

Chrimar Asks Supreme Court to Decide Whether PTAB Can Reverse Final Article III Judgments

Earlier this week, Chrimar Systems, Inc. filed a petition for certiorari asking the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a case on appeal from the U.…
By IPWatchdog
4 months ago 6

This Week in Washington IP: Policing Digital Piracy in Other Countries, Self-Preferencing in Digital Platforms and 2021 Budget Requests for Cybersecurity and Spectrum Auctions

This week in Washington, DC, the House of Representatives kicks off the week’s schedule for technology and innovation hearings with the House Communications Subcommittee marking up …
By IPWatchdog
4 months ago 1

Other Barks & Bites, Friday, March 6: CAFC Upholds $1.1 Billion Verdict Against Apple and Broadcom, Library of Congress Seeks Input on Next Register of Copyrights, USPTO Clarifies Practice on Additional Info for Unintentional Delay

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Daren Tang of IPOS is elected next Director of WIPO; the CNIPA waives patent annuity late fees and major American tech …
By IPWatchdog
4 months ago 0

United States Welcomes Tang’s Nomination as WIPO Director General

U.S. Government officials have congratulated Daren Tang on his nomination as WIPO Director General. As reported by IPWatchdog yesterday, Tang was nominated to the post by …
By IPWatchdog
4 months ago 0