Posts Tagged: IP News


This Week in Washington IP: Injunctions for SEPs, How Innovation Flourishes in Freedom, and Reviewing SBIR/STTR at the National Science Foundation

This week in Washington IP, both houses of Congress are quiet during August recess but patent and IP policy issues are front and center at the Hudson …
By IPWatchdog
3 days ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, August 7: USPTO Increases Fees for Patent Filings and AIA Trials, State AGs Ask HHS to March-In on Remdesivir, CAFC Denies American Axle Rehearing

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit denies petitions for en banc rehearing in a pair of patent cases regarding Section 101 eligibility and holds that …
By IPWatchdog
6 days ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, July 31: Clarivate and CPA Global Announce Merger; Apple CEO Tells House Antitrust Subcommittee, ‘We Would Never Steal Somebody’s IP’; and China Issues Prison Sentences in Dyson Trademark Case

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the USPTO proposes rule changes to the agency’s professional conduct rules to align with model rules from the ABA; the …
By IPWatchdog
13 days ago 2

This Week in Washington IP: Fair Use and the DMCA, the PACT Act’s Impact on Section 230 and AI Tech for National Security

This week in Washington IP news, technology and innovation hearings are in full swing on Tuesday and get started with a Senate IP Subcommittee hearing on the …
By IPWatchdog
17 days ago 0

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
20 days ago 7

This Week in Washington IP: Innovation in a Post-COVID-19 World, Developing a Coronavirus Vaccine and Addressing Legacy IT in Government Agencies

This week in Washington IP news, the House of Representatives kicks off a series of tech-related hearings with a look at how the current pandemic has exposed …
By IPWatchdog
24 days ago 0

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
27 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
1 month 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
2 months 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

This Week in Washington IP: Reconsidering the DMCA Takedown System, Bridging Gaps in Federal Data Privacy Legislation, and Developing Technologies for Inclusive Cities

This week in Washington IP events, the Senate IP Subcommittee convenes a hearing to look at recent recommendations made by the U.S. Copyright Office regarding the …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 1

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
3 months ago 0