Posts Tagged: IP News


This Week in Washington IP: IP Protections for COVID-19 Vaccines, Increasing Inclusivity in the U.S. Patent System and App Store Antitrust Issues

This week in Washington IP news, committees in the House of Representatives will debate ways to increase broadband and mobile Internet infrastructure across rural America, as well …
By IPWatchdog
15 hours ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 16: Apple Gets New Damages Trial in Optis Wireless Case, Tillis Again Urges Biden Administration to Snub TRIPS Waiver, and Fifth Circuit Affirms FTC Penalty Against Impax Pay-for-Delay Settlement

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Senator Thom Tillis Urges Commerce Department and U.S. Trade Representative heads not to be pressured into voting in favor of …
By IPWatchdog
4 days ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 9: Supreme Court Issues Major Win for Google, Brazil Suspends Patent Term Extensions During COVID-19 and CAFC Finds No Standing for Apple to Appeal PTAB Decisions for Qualcomm

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit finds that Apple’s patent licensing agreement with Qualcomm eliminated standing to appeal IPRs from the PTAB; the …
By IPWatchdog
11 days ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 2: GAO Report Shows No Federal Government Patent Rights in Remdesivir, Second Circuit’s Warhol/Prince Ruling Limits Fair Use Doctrine, and Ex-USPTO Director Iancu Rejoins Irell & Manella

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Senators Tillis and Leahy urge the appointment of several key IP officials, including USPTO Director, before World IP Day; former USPTO …
By IPWatchdog
18 days ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 26: Copyright Office Seeks Comments on CASE Act Implementation, China Launches Action Against Trademark Squatters and Eastern Texas Jury Enters $308.5 Million Award Against Apple

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Stanford University suffers another Section 101 loss at the Federal Circuit for its haplotype phase determination patent claims; the EU’s highest …
By IPWatchdog
25 days ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 19: Sen. Tillis Urges No Section 512 Safe Harbors in Future FTAs, Federal Circuit Finds Authority to Issue Mandamus for PTAB Institution Denials, and House Antitrust Subcommittee Addresses SEPs

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit issues an order on motion finding that it has authority under the All Writs Act to issue mandamus …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 0

This Week in Washington IP: Tech Antitrust in the Biden Era, Combating Online Sales of Counterfeits and Rebuilding the Federal Science Workforce

This week in Washington IP news, the Senate Energy Committee will discuss R&D initiatives underway to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the nation’s transportation sector. …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 1

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 12: CAFC Affirms 101 Rejection of Stanford Personalized Health Patent Claims, Judge Albright Oversaw 20% of 2020 Patent Cases and Tillis to Co-Chair Cybersecurity Caucus

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Senator Thom Tillis announces he will co-chair the Senate Cybersecurity Caucus; a local business news outlet reports that the United States …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 1

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 5: China Leads World in 2020 PCT Filings, Copyright Office Issues Rules on Music Modernization Act, and USIJ Urges President Biden to Pick Patent-Friendly USPTO Director

This week in Other Barks & Bites: USIJ’s letter to President Biden urges him to select a USPTO Director who understands the important role of IP in …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 1

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, February 26: Tillis Tells Biden to Oppose Anti-IP Efforts at WTO; China Patent Commercialization Jumps 2.5x During 13th Five-Year Plan; Federal Circuit Finds U.S. Navy Liable for Copyright Infringement

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Senator Tillis asks Biden to snub anti-IP proposals to the World Trade Organization; China’s national IP agency released statistics for …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, February 19: Tillis Advises Biden on USPTO Director Pick, CNIPA Issues Patent Application Quality Guidelines, and Digital Service Providers Pay $424 Million to Mechanical Licensing Collective

This week in Other Barks & Bites: a bill amending copyright law to increase liability for online platforms republishing news snippets is introduced into Canada’s Senate; Senator …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 3

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, February 12: USPTO Expects 3% Drop in Patent Application Filings During Pandemic, Federal Circuit Issues Three Precedential Decisions, China Releases Draft Drug Patent Linkage Rules

This week in Other Barks & Bites: China’s IP agency releases a public draft of drug patent linkage measures for public comment; Acting USPTO Director Hirshfeld tells …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, February 5: CAFC Strikes Down PTAB’s ‘Marked Deviation’ From IPR Petition; Fourth Circuit Rules on Appropriate Defense to Lanham Act Claims; and FTC Settles Action Against Zoom

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit vacated a PTAB ruling that invalidated patent claims over prior art on different grounds than those asserted by …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 4

This Week in Washington IP: Raimondo Nomination Hearings Continue, the EU’s Path to AI-Enabled Healthcare and Open Source Tools Impacting the Future of Science

This week in Washington IP news, both the House of Representatives and the Senate remain quiet during these early days of the 117th Congress, although the Senate …
By IPWatchdog
3 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, January 29: China Announces End to Patent Application Subsidies By 2025, Fourth Circuit Moots Nike Trademark Appeal and Facebook Mulls Antitrust Suit Against Apple

This week in Other Barks & Bites: The New York Times reports that Facebook may be contemplating pursuing legal actions against Apple’s anticompetitive app store behaviors; China …
By IPWatchdog
3 months ago 4