Posts Tagged: other barks and bites


Other Barks & Bites for Friday, January 15: Copyright Office Issues Final Rule on Unmatched Musical Works Under MMA, $1 Billion Copyright Verdict Against Cox Communications Upheld, USPTO Publishes Report on China IP Filings

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the USPTO issues a report on the impacts of non-market forces encouraging larger numbers of bad-faith patent and trademark applications from …
By IPWatchdog
13 hours ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, January 8: Court Ruling Forbids Amazon’s AWS Logo in China, Amicus Briefs Filed in Arthrex and Copyright Office Issues Rule on MMA’s Public Musical Works Database

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit enters a noninfringement ruling for uCloudlink after reversing the district court on claim construction and moots ABS’ appeal …
By IPWatchdog
8 days ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, December 18: WIPO Report Shows Drop in Global Patent App Filings, Ninth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of RICO Claims Against Google, and CNIPA Issues First Batch of Guiding Administrative Cases

This week in Other Barks & Bites: China’s IP administration issues a first batch of guiding administrative cases for IP enforcement; the EU’s highest court finds …
By IPWatchdog
29 days ago 1

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, December 11: Tillis Bill Would Make Illegal Streaming a Felony; PTAB Rule Changes Eliminates Presumption Favoring IPR Petitioners; FTC Files Antitrust Suit Against Facebook; EPO Study Shows Exponential Growth of ‘4IR’ Tech

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the FTC files an antitrust suit against Facebook in U.S. district court over monopolistic business acquisitions and anticompetitive conditions on …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 1

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, December 4: FTC Issues Hatch-Waxman Patent Settlement Report, Germany Approves Unified Patent Court and Bipartisan Entrepreneurship Bill Introduced in Congress

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit affirms the PTAB’s finding that a prior art reference was publicly available before the filing date of …
By IPWatchdog
1 month ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, November 20: USPTO Extends Comment Period for Discretion on PTAB Institutions, ITC Rescinds Orders in Rovi Case Against Comcast and CAFC Says CBM Determinations Not Appealable Under Thryv

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the USPTO issues a final rule on trademark fee adjustments at the agency and also extends the public comment period for …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 2

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, October 30: USPTO Issues ‘Generic.com’ Trademark Guidance, Ninth Circuit Denies En Banc Petition in FTC v. Qualcomm and UMC Faces $60 Million in Criminal Fines for Trade Secret Theft

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit reverses a lower court’s erroneous application of the first-to-file rule in denying a motion to transfer venue …
By IPWatchdog
3 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, October 23: Senate Judiciary Committee Votes to Subpoena Tech CEOs, Google Faces DOJ Antitrust Suit, and Chinese Patent Law Amendments to Increase Willful Infringement Damages

This week in Other Barks & Bites: during a meeting to vote on the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court and other judicial …
By IPWatchdog
3 months ago 1

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, October 16: Federal Circuit Makes Claim Construction Rulings, Copyright Office Issues Section 1201 Proposed Rulemaking, China’s Legislature Discusses Enhanced Patent Protections

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Copyright Office issues a notice of proposed rulemaking on 17 proposed classes of use to be included in the eighth triennial …
By IPWatchdog
3 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, October 2: CBS Files Opposition Brief With SCOTUS, USPTO Issues ePCT Final Rule and Third Circuit Says No Disgorgement to FTC Over Sham Patent Suits

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the USPTO issues a final rule to facilitate its role as a receiving office for international patent applications in the ePCT …
By IPWatchdog
4 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, August 14: Arthrex Files Reply at Supreme Court, Skidmore Appeals to SCOTUS in “Stairway to Heaven” Case, and Texas Jury Awards $506 Million Verdict Against Apple

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Arthrex files a reply in its Supreme Court case regarding the constitutionality of PTAB appointments, while another SCOTUS petition was filed …
By IPWatchdog
5 months ago 1

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
5 months ago 0

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
6 months ago 2

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
7 months ago 1

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
10 months ago 1