Posts Tagged: IP News


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
1 day 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
8 days ago 0

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
11 days 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
15 days ago 0

Innovation Versus Information: How the Shifting Definition of ‘News’ and a Media-Shy IP Community are Driving the Anti-Patent Narrative

When did it become necessary to triangulate the news in order to figure out what was really happening in the world? Many media outlets have significantly slowed …
By Gene Quinn
27 days ago 8

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
29 days 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
1 month 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
1 month 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
2 months ago 0

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
2 months ago 0

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
2 months ago 0

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
3 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
3 months ago 0

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
3 months 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
3 months ago 0