Posts Tagged: Barks and Bites


Other Barks & Bites for Friday, June 24: Federal Circuit Says PTAB Can Consider 101 in IPR Motions to Amend, Senators Crack Down on COVID-19 IP Theft, and Cheetah Omni Petitions SCOTUS

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Congress passes the 2021 NDAA, including provisions of a sustainable chemistry research bill; the Federal Circuit says that the PTAB can consider …
By IPWatchdog
11 days ago 7

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, July 17: CAFC Says Invalidity Challenge Can’t Rescind ITC Exclusion Order, 83% of PTAB Motions to Amend in Pilot Program Seek Board Guidance

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit holds that obviousness and anticipation invalidity contentions are not "changed conditions" for rescinding an exclusion order entered by …
By IPWatchdog
18 days ago 1

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, July 10: China Patent Filings Increase Despite COVID-19, CJEU Says Government Committees Subject to GDPR and CAFC Revives Part of Uniloc Motion to Seal in Apple Patent Case

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit extends Arthrex to ex parte appeals and vacates part of a denial of a motion to seal filed …
By IPWatchdog
25 days ago 2

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, July 3: Busy Week for USPTO Announcements, New Vision Gaming Says PTAB Institution Process is Unconstitutional, Federal Circuit Affirms Invalidity of Enbrel Patent Claims

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit affirms the invalidation of patent claims covering the rheumatoid arthritis treatment Enbrel using a novel argument on obviousness-type …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, June 26: SCOTUS Denies Cert to PTAB Challenges, CAFC Issues Three New Precedential Patent Decisions, and Ninth Circuit Revives The Shape of Water Copyright Case

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the House of Representatives approves a bill by voice vote which would enable the sale of acceleration certificates for patent applications …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 1

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, June 19: USPTO to Adjust Trademark Fees, Copyright Office Hosts Section 1201 Webinar and WTO Finds TRIPS Violated by Saudis

This week in Other Barks and Bites: the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office proposes adjustments to trademark fees, issues a final rule on patent term adjustments …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, June 12: USPTO Provides Relief for Restoring Priority/ Benefit Rights; China Reducing Patent Pendency; CJEU Says Copyright Can Cover Functional Shapes; Tillis Questions Internet Archive on Copyright Concerns

This week in Other Barks & Bites: USPTO announces relief under the CARES Act for restoring priority/ benefit rights; the CJEU has ruled that "functional shapes" are eligible …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 3

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, June 5: China Gains on U.S. in Important Tech Sectors, DMCA Modernization Hearings and Copyright Office Studies State Sovereign Immunity Issues

This week in Other Barks & Bites: a study from Bertelsmann Stiftung shows that China has made great strides in obtaining patents for important tech sectors; the Federal …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, May 29: USPTO Extends Filing Deadlines, PTAB Proposes New Rules Under SAS Institute and China IP Cases Up 5,660% in Two Decades

This week in Other Barks & Bites: China’s top prosecution agency reports that cases involving IP rights violations have increased by 5,660% over the last 20 years; the USPTO …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 0

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
2 months 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
3 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
3 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
3 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
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
4 months ago 0