Posts Tagged: other barks and bites


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
5 months 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
5 months 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
6 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
6 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
9 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
9 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
10 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
10 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
1 year ago 1

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 13: Federal Circuit, Copyright Office, Ninth Circuit Brace for Coronavirus Concerns; Huawei Tops EU Patent Applicants; Apple Pays VirnetX

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Fears over coronavirus tank stocks on Wall Street and trigger changes at the Federal Circuit, the closure of the Library of …
By IPWatchdog
1 year ago 5

Other Barks & Bites, Friday, January 31: Apple/ Broadcom Hit With $1.1 Billion Jury Verdict, Greta Thunberg Seeks Trademark Protection, and Bloomberg Supports Drug Patent Limits

This week in Other Barks & Bites: a California jury awards Caltech $1.1 billion in patent damages against Apple and Broadcom; the Federal Circuit affirms a PTAB obviousness finding …
By IPWatchdog
1 year ago 6

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, December 13: U.S. and China Move Towards Trade Deal, Register Temple Leaves Copyright Office, and Tillis Sends Letters on Copyright Issues

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Senator Thom Tillis (R-NC) gets active on copyright matters, signing a trio of letters related to piracy and Copyright Office matters; …
By IPWatchdog
1 year ago 0