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Nigerian Law Intellectual Property…

Nigerian Law Intellectual Property Watch

An online repository for intellectual property articles, papers and news.

http://www.nlipw.com/
  • Oct 21

    Nigeria: Government to Permanently Shut Open Drug Markets by 2018

    Nigeria: Government to Permanently Shut Open Drug Markets by 2018
    All open drugs markets in Nigeria shall be permanently shut down by December 31, 2018 as drug Coordinating Wholesale Centres nationwide shall be introduced to check the menace of falsified medical products in the country. [...] The post…
  • Oct 16

    Morocco Increases Intellectual Property Official Fee

    Morocco Increases Intellectual Property Official Fee
    The Moroccan Office of Industrial and Commercial Property (OMPIC) recently announced an increase in the official fees for all Intellectual Property related matters. The increase, which became effective on October 1, 2017, affects trademarks,…
  • Oct 9

    Ending Soon: Call for Applications for Women Deliver Young Leaders Program 2018

    Ending Soon: Call for Applications for Women Deliver Young Leaders Program 2018
    Applications for the 2018 class of Women Deliver Young Leaders are now open. Women Deliver will be accepting 300 young advocates for the next class of Young Leaders. WHAT IS THE WOMEN DELIVER YOUNG LEADERS [...] The post Ending Soon: Call for…
Rank this Week: 2462

Clancco: Art & Law

Clancco: Art & Law

Covers the relationship between art and law with a focus on intellectual property, nonprofit tax-exempt organizations, free speech, and contemporary art. By Sergio Muñoz Sarmiento.

http://clancco.com/wp
Rank this Week: 606

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 21

    AIPPI Congress Report 13: The Business of IP: Big Data, Big Issue

    AIPPI Congress Report 13: The Business of IP: Big Data, Big Issue
    I am not "big" -I am just a collocation oflarge sets of furHow big is your data? If you ever pondered how big is "big" and where the future of Big Data is leading, you are in luck - AusKat Tom Reid (Accenture) reports from the Big Data…
  • Oct 21

    AIPPI Congress Report 12: Sparkling wine corks pop as AIPPI passes resolution on geographical indication

    AIPPI Congress Report 12: Sparkling wine corks pop as AIPPI passes resolution on geographical indication
    The AmeriKat getting herteeth into some celebratorychampagneWith people suing airlines for serving sparkling wine as opposed to champagne, the topic of geographical indications (GIs) is in the news.  It was also the subject of a…
  • Oct 20

    A defensive non-assert? Philips v Asustek and HTC

    A defensive non-assert? Philips v Asustek and HTC
    This GuestKat cut her patent litigation teeth on smart phones - back in the day when smart phones were not so smart.  She therefore had a wave of nostalgia delving into the acronyms of mobile telecommunications…
Rank this Week: 338

Business Law Post

Business Law Post

Covers corporate law, securities law, intellectual property, and social entrepreneurship. By Arina Shulga.

http://www.businesslawpost.com
  • Oct 21

    Blockchain: Recordkeeping in the 21st Century

    Blockchain: Recordkeeping in the 21st Century
    Since our last post on cryptocurrency, the price of Bitcoin has risen nearly $1,500. This rapid rise in the value of cryptocurrency is representative of the extreme volatility that has given many investors pause. While cryptocurrency still…
  • Oct 11

    Are Real Estate Syndications Available to Non-Accredited Investors (NY perspective)?

    Are Real Estate Syndications Available to Non-Accredited Investors (NY perspective)?
    A real estate syndication, although a fancy term, simply means pulling money and expertise together to invest in real estate properties.  It often so happens that some people possess the wealth of knowledge about the real estate market…
  • Oct 2

    Cryptocurrency: the Origin and Growth of Coinopoly

    Cryptocurrency: the Origin and Growth of Coinopoly
    Mired in the aftermath of the U.S. financial crisis, the year 2009 may have started one of the largest financial revolutions since the birth of paper currency in 1690. Much like its predecessors, cryptocurrency faces an uphill battle of…
Rank this Week: 2912

nipc IP/it Update

nipc IP/it Update

News and comment on intellectual property, technology, media, entertainment and competition law from the UK, EC and around the world. By John Lambert.

http://nipclaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 21

    BUMP

    BUMP
    Author HydragyrumReproduced with kind permission of the copyright ownerSource Wikipedia Jane Lambert Chancery Division (Mr Justice Snowden) Banner Universal Motion Pictures Ltd v Endemol Shine Group Ltd and…
  • Oct 15

    Copyright in Photographs - Pablo Star Media Ltd v Bowen

    Copyright in Photographs - Pablo Star Media Ltd v Bowen
    Author JaggeryLicence: Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2-0Source Wikipedia Jane Lambert Pablo Star Media Ltd v Bowen [2017] EWHC 2541 (IPEC) (13 Oct 2017) The above photograph is of a pub in Tenby where Dylan…
  • Oct 13

    Construction of Terms in Cross-Licensing Agreements: Koninklijke Philips N.V. v Asustek Computer Incorporation and Other

    Construction of Terms in Cross-Licensing Agreements: Koninklijke Philips N.V. v Asustek Computer Incorporation and Other
    Author Milkerfish Source Wikipedia  Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication Court of Appeal (Lady Justice Arden and Lord Justices Kitchin and Floyd)  Koninklijke Philips N.V. v Asustek Computer…
Rank this Week: 595

Revista Mi Patente

Revista Mi Patente

Una revista especializada en temas de propiedad intelectual, de contenido ágil y propositivo que gira en torno a las ideas que se convierten en negocios, desde su transformación, administración, protección y cuidado; así como las noticias más importantes que se desarrollan en el entorno.

http://www.mipatente.com/
  • Oct 21

    Sobresale politécnica en concurso internacional de robótica en China

    Sobresale politécnica en concurso internacional de robótica en China
    INSTITUTO POLÍTECNICO NACIONAL Ciudad de México, a 31 de agosto de 2017 COMUNICADO DE PRENSA C-664   Logró el segundo lugar con su equipo integrado por universitarios de China, Egipto, Japón y Tailandia  …
  • Oct 19

    Promueve AEM red de globos estratosférico

    Promueve AEM red de globos estratosférico
    Por Karla Navarro Ensenada, Baja California.  (Agencia Informativa Conacyt).- La Agencia Espacial Mexicana (AEM) promueve la conformación de una red de globos estratosféricos en todo el territorio nacional, como estrategia…
  • Oct 19

    Lanzan medicamento que previene la diabetes tipo 2 en menores de edad

    Lanzan medicamento que previene la diabetes tipo 2 en menores de edad
    Se trata de la metformina líquida, presentación que permite una dosificación precisa del fármaco, cuya toma está indicada a partir de los siete años de edad En México, la obesidad y el…
Rank this Week: 2931

IPWatchdog

IPWatchdog

Offers insights on current developments in the intellectual property space, and discusses patent, trademark, trade secret and copyright information and news.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com/
  • Oct 21

    There is no such thing as a provisional patent

    There is no such thing as a provisional patent
    Although there is a popular misconception among inventors new to the field of inventing, the United States Patent and Trademark Office is never going to grant a provisional patent. A "provisional", as it is sometimes called, is a type of…
  • Oct 21

    VirnetX wins nearly $440 million verdict against Apple, including willful infringement damage

    VirnetX wins nearly $440 million verdict against Apple, including willful infringement damage
    On Monday, October 16th, the Internet security company VirnetX (AMEX:VHC) of Zephyr Cove, NV, announced the results of a patent litigation campaign it had pursued against Cupertino, CA-based consumer tech giant Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL).…
  • Oct 20

    Patent-Ineligible Claims Dismissed Based On Intrinsic Evidence

    Patent-Ineligible Claims Dismissed Based On Intrinsic Evidence
    The Federal Circuit heard the case of Secured Mail Solutions LLC v. Universal Wilde, Inc., where the Appellant, Secured Mail Solutions LLC (“Secured Mail”) appealed from the grant of a motion to dismiss on grounds that the claims…
Rank this Week: 467

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright…

IPWatchdog.com | Patent Copyright Trademark

Covers patents, copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets and Internet issues. By Gene Quinn.

http://www.ipwatchdog.com
  • Oct 21

    There is no such thing as a provisional patent

    There is no such thing as a provisional patent
    Although there is a popular misconception among inventors new to the field of inventing, the United States Patent and Trademark Office is never going to grant a provisional patent. A "provisional", as it is sometimes called, is a type of…
  • Oct 21

    VirnetX wins nearly $440 million verdict against Apple, including willful infringement damage

    VirnetX wins nearly $440 million verdict against Apple, including willful infringement damage
    On Monday, October 16th, the Internet security company VirnetX (AMEX:VHC) of Zephyr Cove, NV, announced the results of a patent litigation campaign it had pursued against Cupertino, CA-based consumer tech giant Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL).…
  • Oct 20

    Patent-Ineligible Claims Dismissed Based On Intrinsic Evidence

    Patent-Ineligible Claims Dismissed Based On Intrinsic Evidence
    The Federal Circuit heard the case of Secured Mail Solutions LLC v. Universal Wilde, Inc., where the Appellant, Secured Mail Solutions LLC (“Secured Mail”) appealed from the grant of a motion to dismiss on grounds that the claims…
Rank this Week: 726

Law & Disorder

Law & Disorder

The Art of Technology

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/
Rank this Week: 49

Patently-O

Patently-O

Covers patents, claim drafting tips, patent cases, patent legislation and patent prosecution. By Dennis Crouch.

http://patentlyo.com/patent
  • Oct 20

    Automated Analysis of 101 Eligibility

    Automated Analysis of 101 Eligibility
    This is something I hadn’t seen.  You go to this web page, and it allows you to enter a claim and get a prediction — based upon, it says, analysis of more than 30,000 applications and office actions — whether your claim…
  • Oct 20

    Federal Circuit Review of the PTAB

    Federal Circuit Review of the PTAB
    By Jason Rantanen I’m presenting some data from the Compendium of Federal Circuit Decisions later today at Chicago-Kent’s terrific conference on The Power of the PTAB.  Below are a few of the graphs I’ll be…
  • Oct 19

    An Overview of the USPTO Count System

    An Overview of the USPTO Count System
    Dr. Naira Simmons has published a nice short article titled: Putting Yourself in the Shoes of a Patent Examiner: Overview of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Patent Examiner Production (Count) System, 17. J. Marshall…
Rank this Week: 670

Torrent Defenders

Torrent Defenders

Covers defenses for persons charged with online copyright infringement.

http://www.torrent-defenders.com
Rank this Week: 1076

this WEEK in LAW

this WEEK in LAW

Denise Howell and guests discuss technology law. From the TWiT netcast network.

http://twit.tv/twil
  • Oct 20

    TWiL 404: 404: Lost In (Cyber)Space

    TWiL 404: 404: Lost In (Cyber)Space
    Episode 404 - Nonleaky and legal tight. Join Professor Eric Goldman, Denise Howell, Emory Roane, and Matthew Curtis discuss the intersection of technology and law. Will smart contracts get gummed up in the grocery store? How do we protect…
  • Oct 13

    TWiL 403: Flying Car Law And Tuna Free Toy

    TWiL 403: Flying Car Law And Tuna Free Toy
    A Bumblebee is a Bumblebee. The Russians, always the Russians - now on Pokemon-Go. Join Bebe Cheuh, Mike Keyes, Denise Howell, and Matthew Curtis as they discuss the intersection of technology and law (and goats). Hosts: Denise Howell, J.…
  • Oct 6

    TWiL 402: Google Wants A Spanking

    TWiL 402: Google Wants A Spanking
    The FBI doesn't have to give details on the iPhone hacking tool used in the San Bernadino case, six-strikes piracy scheme still gives out warnings, copyright, and privacy with Google Clips, sued for retweeting, and more! Hosts: Denise…
Rank this Week: 691

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

SAC Attorneys LLP Blog

Covers business and employment law.

http://www.sacattorneys.com/san-jose-business-lawyer
  • Oct 20

    California is Now a Sanctuary State for Undocumented Immigrant

    California is Now a Sanctuary State for Undocumented Immigrant
    When the state of California enacted new laws designed at protecting undocumented immigrants, it prompted a stern response from federal authorities. Now, neighborhoods and workplaces face the threat of more frequent raids by Immigration and…
  • Sep 15

    DACA and Your Busine

    DACA and Your Busine
    The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigration policy has become a hot-button issue lately for politicians, immigration activists and business owners. The primary concern for business owners is that employees who obtain work…
  • Aug 15

    Proceed with Care When Sponsoring Family Member

    Proceed with Care When Sponsoring Family Member
    There is perhaps no better feeling than the unification of family members from across borders. Whether for work, school, or simply to enjoy life together as a family, immigration laws in California are designed to protect the civil and labor…
Rank this Week: 1437

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Law, Technology & Arts Blog

Covers emerging legal issues in IP, technology, commerce, and the arts. From the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts.

http://wjlta.wordpress.com/
Rank this Week: 960

Indiana Intellectual Property…

Indiana Intellectual Property Lawyer Blog

Covers trademark, patent and copyright infringement. By Overhauser Law Offices, LLC.

http://www.iniplaw.org/
  • Oct 20

    Patentability of Amended Claims in IPR the Burden of the Petitioner’s Issue, Not the Patentee

    Patentability of Amended Claims in IPR the Burden of the Petitioner’s Issue, Not the Patentee
    A 7-4 of the en banc decision of the Federal Circuit concludes that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board improperly requires a patent owner in an inter partes review (IPR) to show that proposed amended patent claims are patentable before a…
  • May 31

    Supreme Court Provides Relief to “Exhausted” Buyers of Printer Cartridge

    Supreme Court Provides Relief to “Exhausted” Buyers of Printer Cartridge
    The US Supreme Court has good news for people that are tired of paying high prices for printer cartridges – the fine print of the “license agreement” in the boxes that prohibits you from refilling the cartridges is no longer…
  • May 23

    Indiana’s TC Heartland Wins Patent Case in US Supreme Court

    Indiana’s TC Heartland Wins Patent Case in US Supreme Court
    TC Heartland LLC of Carmel, Indiana won a precedent-setting victory in the US Supreme Court in its patent infringement suit with Kraft Foods.  The US Supreme Court held that the term “resides” in 28 U.S.C. § 1400(b) for…
Rank this Week: 534

LoTempio Law Blog

LoTempio Law Blog

Covers patents, trademarks and copyright news. By Vincent G. LoTempio.

http://www.lotempiolaw.com/
  • Oct 20

    Lu Anne Puett: An Investment Worth Pursuing

    Lu Anne Puett: An Investment Worth Pursuing
    The Lady Licensor For an inventor’s patented product to make it in today’s world of retail sales, product development, and investment, you need a great product, and someone with the ability to brand through trademark and market…
  • Oct 6

    Patent transfers and Inter Partes Review.

    Patent transfers and Inter Partes Review.
    Big companies seem to always have legal matters to deal with. Apple, one of the most famous manufacturers of electronic goods, has been hit with another lawsuit. Is it a case concerning Apple’s highly anticipated product, the new iPhone…
  • Sep 22

    Patentable Subject Matter

    Patentable Subject Matter
    If you are an inventor, you may have thought about protecting your inventions. But what protections are available? One form of protection is to patent your invention. Patenting an invention confers the rights to exclude others from making,…
Rank this Week: 4277

Deeplinks Blog

Deeplinks Blog

Covers bloggers' rights, DMCA, DRM, intellectual property, privacy and security issues. From the Electronic Frontier Foundation.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks
  • Oct 20

    Australian Government Wants to Give Satire The Boot

    Australian Government Wants to Give Satire The Boot
    The National Symbols Officer of Australia recently wrote to Juice Media, producers of Rap News and Honest Government Adverts, suggesting that its “use” of Australia’s coat of arms violated various Australian laws. This…
  • Oct 19

    KRACK Vulnerability: What You Need To Know

    KRACK Vulnerability: What You Need To Know
    This week security researchers announced a newly discovered vulnerability dubbed KRACK, which affects several common security protocols for Wi-Fi, including WPA (Wireless Protected Access) and WPA2. This is a bad vulnerability in that it…
  • Oct 19

    Expanding E-Verify is a Privacy Disaster in the Making

    Expanding E-Verify is a Privacy Disaster in the Making
    E-Verify is a massive federal data system used to verify the eligibility of job applicants to work in the United States. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), and the U.S. Social…
Rank this Week: 1982

Trading Secrets

Trading Secrets

Covers trade secrets, non-competes and computer fraud. By Seyfarth & Shaw LLP.

http://www.tradesecretslaw.com/
Rank this Week: 4057

Higher Ed IP Law Report

Higher Ed IP Law Report

Covers intellectual property issues in academia. By Bond Schoeneck & King.

http://www.higheredlawreport.com/
Rank this Week: 3653

Freedom to Tinker

Freedom to Tinker

Focuses on issues related to legal regulation of technology, and especially on legal attempts to restrict the right of technologists and citizens to tinker with technological devices. From Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy.

https://freedom-to-tinker.com/
  • Oct 20

    The Second Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection

    The Second Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection
    Arvind Narayanan and I are excited to announce that the Workshop on Technology and Consumer Protection (ConPro ’18) will return in May 2018, once again co-located with the IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy. The first ConPro brought…
  • Oct 18

    AI Mental Health Care Risks, Benefits, and Oversight: Adam Miner at Princeton

    AI Mental Health Care Risks, Benefits, and Oversight: Adam Miner at Princeton
    How does AI apply to mental health, and why should we care? Today the Princeton Center for IT Policy hosted a talk by Adam Miner, ann AI psychologist, whose research addresses policy issues in the use, design, and regulation of conversational…
  • Oct 4

    Avoid an Equifax-like breach? Help us understand how system administrators patch machine

    Avoid an Equifax-like breach? Help us understand how system administrators patch machine
    The recent Equifax breach that leaked around 140 million Americans’ personal information was boiled down to a system patch that was never applied, even after the company was alerted to the vulnerability in March 2017. Our work studying…
Rank this Week: 55

Journal of the Patent and…

Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society

Covers patents, trademarks, and copyrights.

http://jptos.org
Rank this Week: 2153

CommLawBlog

CommLawBlog

Covers developments in the entire range of issues addressed by the Federal Communications Commission in its regulation of spectrum-related activities, as well as copyright, trademark, First Amendment and Internet issues. By Fletcher, Heald & Hildreth.

http://www.commlawblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    Mark Your Calendar for the 28th Annual FCBA Charity Auction

    Mark Your Calendar for the 28th Annual FCBA Charity Auction
    It’s that time again – time to get dressed to the nines for a night of bidding, imbibing, and banter all for a good cause. Pull up your calendars and mark Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 for the 28th Annual FCBA Charity Auction hosted by…
  • Oct 16

    Initial Reimbursement Allocations Announced for Repack Expense

    Initial Reimbursement Allocations Announced for Repack Expense
    On October 16, 2017, the Incentive Auction Task Force and the FCC’s Media Bureau jointly announced the initial allocation from the TV Broadcaster Relocation Fund (Relocation Fund) for the reimbursement of eligible full power and Class A…
  • Oct 16

    Reminder: FREE Upcoming CPB Compliance Webinar

    Reminder: FREE Upcoming CPB Compliance Webinar
    This is a reminder to not snooze on next week’s CPB compliance webinar! On Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Fletcher, Heald, & Hildreth’s CPB Compliance guru Bob Winteringham will present a FREE one-hour webinar…
Rank this Week: 45

Trademarkology

Trademarkology

Provides insight and guidance on selecting a brand name or logo and protecting it with a federally registered trademark. By Stites & Harbison, PLLC.

http://www.trademarkologist.com/
  • Oct 20

    Phantasmarkgoria

    Phantasmarkgoria
    In the spirit of Halloween, this post will be about the ghostly subject of phantom marks. Generally, a trademark application filed in the United States may seek registration of only one mark. This is not always the case in other countries.…
  • Oct 12

    Nike Plays Defense Against Gronkowski

    Nike Plays Defense Against Gronkowski
    In April 2016, Gronk Nation LLC filed two applications for registration of himself in silhouette form spiking a football. Gronk’s “trademark move” is the Gronk spike, so it is no wonder that the logo he is seeking to protect…
  • Sep 28

    Velcro Gets Creative in Protecting Its Brand from Generic Use

    Velcro Gets Creative in Protecting Its Brand from Generic Use
    On August 28, I posted about a case involving the question whether “google” is a generic term for providing a search engine. Now the good folks at Velcro Companies are fighting the same battle, but they’re trying to attack…
Rank this Week: 2223

Docket Report Patent Infringement…

Docket Report Patent Infringement Blog

Detailing substantive events regarding patent cases in the district courts.

http://docketreport.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 778

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Chicago IP Litigation Blog

Covers Northern District of Illinois intellectual property cases. By R. David Donoghue.

http://www.chicagoiplitigation.com/
  • Oct 20

    The Power of PTAB: The New Authority in Patent Law

    The Power of PTAB: The New Authority in Patent Law
    Chicago Kent’s The Power of PTAB: The New Authority in Patent Law is a Chicago-based conference hosted by Chicago Kent Law from 8:15am until 5:30pm CT on November 3, 2017. The conference will examine the rise of the Patent Trial and…
  • Aug 7

    Judge Shadur is Retiring

    Judge Shadur is Retiring
    Effective September 1, 2017, Senior Judge Milton Shadur will retire from the N.D. Illinois bench. Judge Shadur was appointed by President Carter and has served as a federal judge on the Northern District bench for 37 years. Chief Judge…
  • Jul 31

    Trademark May Protect Non-Functional Elements of an Expired Patent

    Trademark May Protect Non-Functional Elements of an Expired Patent
    Solo Cup Operating Corp. v. Lollicup USA, Inc., No. 16 C 8041, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill. May 17, 2017) (Lefkow, J.). Judge Lefkow granted plaintiff Solo Cup’s Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss several of defendant Lollicup’s…
Rank this Week: 1185

Duets Blog

Duets Blog

Collaborative blog on advertising, intellectual property, and marketing.

http://www.duetsblog.com/
  • Oct 20

    We can Keep Googling the GOOGLE Mark: Supreme Court Denies Cert

    We can Keep Googling the GOOGLE Mark: Supreme Court Denies Cert
    Many of us have been eagerly waiting to see whether the Supreme Court would consider Google’s potential genericness. As Martha explained, the case began in 2012, after petitioners Chris Gillespie and David Elliot attempted to register…
  • Oct 19

    Forget Prince; Minnesota Opens Courts to Hulk Hogans of the World with Revenge Porn Civil Action

    Forget Prince; Minnesota Opens Courts to Hulk Hogans of the World with Revenge Porn Civil Action
    Recently, I attended the University of Minnesota’s celebration of “40 Years of Gopher Justice,” an event honoring the institution’s University Student Legal Service (“USLS”), a non-profit organization that…
  • Oct 17

    Does getaroom Make U Want 2 BookaRoom?

    Does getaroom Make U Want 2 BookaRoom?
    A tv commercial for yet another hotel booking website just caught my eye, called getaroom: This one was founded by a pair of lawyers, in fact, the same duo that founded Hotels.com. I was left wondering whether getaroom is…
Rank this Week: 69

Copyhype

Copyhype

Discusses copyright law for those in the content industries and the general public. By Terry Hart.

http://www.copyhype.com/
  • Oct 20

    Friday’s Endnotes – 10/20/17

    Friday’s Endnotes – 10/20/17
    Small Claims Bill Aims to Empower Copyright Owners and Creators — Kevin Madigan writes about H.R. 3945, the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2017. The bill would establish a voluntary tribunal within the…
  • Oct 13

    Friday’s Endnotes – 10/13/17

    Friday’s Endnotes – 10/13/17
    Strong copyright protections in NAFTA renegotiations are needed to protect rights of creatives — Gale Anne Hurd, producer of such films and television shows as the “Terminator” trilogy, “Aliens”,…
  • Oct 6

    Friday’s Endnotes – 10/6/17

    Friday’s Endnotes – 10/6/17
    On Eve of ‘Blurred Lines’ Appeal Hearing, Richard Busch is the Music Industry’s Most Feared Lawyer — Oral arguments in the “Blurred Lines” case, on appeal after a jury held that Robin Thicke and Pharrell…
Rank this Week: 3030

OC Patent Lawyer

OC Patent Lawyer

Provides basic patent information and case updates. By James Yang.

http://ocpatentlawyer.com
  • Oct 20

    How to establish USE of system claim to establish patent infringement?

    How to establish USE of system claim to establish patent infringement?
    A system claim is a claim directed to a system having a number of different components that work together.  In Intellectual Ventures I LLC v. Motorola Mobility LLC (Fed. Cir. 2017), the patent claim being litigated was a system…
  • Oct 10

    Preparing Drawings for a Utility Patent Application

    Preparing Drawings for a Utility Patent Application
    The drawings for a utility patent application are one of the most important parts of the patent application. The drawings are a quick, easy way to establish some understanding of what to expect if one were to spend time reading the utility…
  • Oct 3

    Causal nexus requirement of the irreparable injury factor

    Causal nexus requirement of the irreparable injury factor
    Four factors for a permanent injunction To secure a permanent injunction, the patent owner must demonstrate that four factors favor issuance of the permanent injunction. These four factors include (1) that it has suffered an irreparable…
Rank this Week: 4658

Case Clothesed For Fashion Law

Case Clothesed For Fashion Law

Covers trade dress, trademark, design patent and counterfeiting issues in the fashion industry. By New York Law School.

http://www.caseclothesed.com/
Rank this Week: 229

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We…

JOTWELL - The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)

Edited by University of Miami School of Law Professor Michael Froomkin, The Journal of Things We Like (Lots)–JOTWELL–invites law professors to join us in filling a telling gap in legal scholarship by creating a space where legal academics will go to identify, celebrate, and discuss the best new legal scholarship.

http://jotwell.com/
  • Oct 20

    The Non-Domination Principle in Fiduciary Law

    The Non-Domination Principle in Fiduciary Law
    Evan J. Criddle, Liberty in Loyalty: A Republican Theory of Fiduciary Law, 95 Tex. L. Rev. 993 (2017), available at SSRN.Alexander Boni-SaenzFiduciary law crosses many domains, but it is of particular import to the field of trusts and…
  • Oct 19

    The Curious Case of the Disclaimer That Didn’t Bark

    The Curious Case of the Disclaimer That Didn’t Bark
    Victor P. Goldberg, The MacPherson-Henningsen Puzzle (2017), available at SSRN.John C.P. GoldbergIn The MacPherson-Henningsen Puzzle, Victor Goldberg juxtaposes two landmark product liability cases to identify an interesting historical…
  • Oct 18

    Beyond the “Tax Loophole” Rhetoric

    Beyond the “Tax Loophole” Rhetoric
    Heather Field, A Taxonomy of Tax Loopholes, 55 Houston L. Rev. (forthcoming 2018), available at SSRN.Leigh OsofskyOne of the many obstacles in the way of productive governance these days is people talking past each other.…
Rank this Week: 625

The TTABlog

The TTABlog

Covers the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. By John L. Welch.

http://thettablog.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 336

The 1709 Blog

The 1709 Blog

Covers all things copyright, warts and all.

http://the1709blog.blogspot.co.uk/
  • Oct 20

    The Almost-Halloween Copycat!

    The Almost-Halloween Copycat!
    Let’s start with an event!“Crisis in Copyright Policy: How the digital monopolies have cornered culture and what it means for all of us”With Jonathan Taplin, University of Southern California and author of Move Fast and…
  • Oct 19

    Muhammad Ali Enterprises Gives Lip to Fox Over Super Bowl Video

    Muhammad Ali Enterprises Gives Lip to Fox Over Super Bowl Video
    Muhammad Ali Enterprises, which owns the trademark rights, copyrights, right of publicity, and all other intellectual property rights of Muhammad Ali, filed on October 10 a false endorsement and right of publicity suit against Fox in the…
  • Oct 19

    Recommendation on measures to safeguard fundamental rights and the open internet in the framework of the EU copyright reform

    Recommendation on measures to safeguard fundamental rights and the open internet in the framework of the EU copyright reform
    by Eleonora Rosati writing on the IPKATFurther to the release of the European Commission’s Proposal for a Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market, the discussion has focused on a number of aspects. The…
Rank this Week: 1986

Patent Docs

Patent Docs

Covers biotech and pharma patent law and news. By McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

http://www.patentdocs.org/
  • Oct 19

    Secured Mail Solutions LLC v. Universal Wilde, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2017)

    Secured Mail Solutions LLC v. Universal Wilde, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2017)
    Patents Directed to Mail Barcodes Found to be Directed to Ineligible Subject Matter By Joseph Herndon -- Secured Mail Solutions LLC appealed from the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California's grant of a motion to dismiss on…
  • Oct 17

    Financial Times to "the Patent Troll Narrative" -- Much Ado About Nothing

    Financial Times to "the Patent Troll Narrative" -- Much Ado About Nothing
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- Yesterday, the Financial Times (London) published an article by Rana Foroohar entitled "Big Tech vs. Big Pharma: the battle over US patent protection." If the article can be encapsulated in a word, that word would be…
  • Oct 16

    District Court Allows Mohawk Tribe to Join ANDA Litigation, Finds Patents at Issue Invalid

    District Court Allows Mohawk Tribe to Join ANDA Litigation, Finds Patents at Issue Invalid
    By Kevin E. Noonan -- In something of an anticlimax, Federal Circuit Judge William Bryson, sitting by designation on the bench of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, granted Allergan's motion to join the St. Regis…
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Afro-IP

Afro-IP

Covers African intellectual property news and views.

http://afro-ip.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Reflections on the Crammer(TM)

    Reflections on the Crammer(TM)
    The Glove InitiativeYesterday I MCed the annual Adams & Adams Crammer event. This event aims to digest a year's worth of IP and commercial legal developments into a single morning through a series of short sharp presentations. It was held…
  • Oct 16

    Ghana taking stride

    Ghana taking stride
    Source: WikipediaNews coming in from Ghana in the past few weeks is that of a country gearing up for modern day innovation and growth with a recognition for robust IP systems.Airport Expansion SITA is providing its world-class passenger and…
  • Oct 12

    LES, Herbex, NIPMO, IP Briefs, the Crammer and Kenya's Copyright developments - Friday rambling

    LES, Herbex, NIPMO, IP Briefs, the Crammer and Kenya's Copyright developments - Friday rambling
    The Licensing Executives Society of South Africa has a very pleasant and active local membership. This week their one day conference attracted over 50 attendees speaking on topics that  included South Africa’s draft IP Policy, OECD…
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Le blog du droit europeen des…

Le blog du droit europeen des brevets

Covers European patent law (in French).

http://europeanpatentcaselaw.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Offres d'emploi

    Offres d'emploi
    Kirkpatrick is a leading Intellectual Property firm, established in Belgium since 1852. Our multilingual engineers and lawyers provide advices on issues related to patents, trademarks, designs, copyrights, licenses, domain names and other IP…
  • Oct 18

    Offre d'emploi

    Offre d'emploi
    Lassé(e) des bouchons et des transports bondés ? Envie d’air des montagnes et de ciel bleu ? A.P.I. Conseil recherche pour son siège à Pau un(e) ingénieur Brevet ayant 2 à 4 ans…
  • Oct 17

    T231/13 : présentation d'information

    T231/13 : présentation d'information
    La revendication 1 de la première requête subsidiaire était ainsi libellée: A process operatively coupled to a microscope device, the device configured to calculate values for variables wherein the variables…
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Hollywood, Esq.

Hollywood, Esq.

Focuses on how the entertainment and media industries are impacted and influenced by the law. From The Hollywood Reporter.

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/blogs/thr-esq
Rank this Week: 93

Intellectual Property News

Intellectual Property News

By Mandour & Associates.

http://www.intellectualpropertynews.com/
  • Oct 19

    Google Wins Genericide Trademark Case

    Google Wins Genericide Trademark Case
    IPNews® - A case challenging the registered Google trademark has been declined for review by the U.S. Supreme Court. The case involved whether a trademark owner should lose rights in instances when the trademark is frequently used as a…
  • Oct 4

    Banana Suit Costume Sparks Scary Halloween Copyright Lawsuit

    Banana Suit Costume Sparks Scary Halloween Copyright Lawsuit
    IPNews® Just in time for Halloween, a costume manufacturer company has sued Kmart over a banana suit costume.   The manufacturer is alleging that Kmart has committed copyright infringement among other claims.  Because the…
  • Sep 27

    Jaguar Files Trademark Applications to Protect Appearance of Vehicle

    Jaguar Files Trademark Applications to Protect Appearance of Vehicle
    IPNews® - Jaguar Land Rover filed several trademark applications to protect its infamous automobile designs after a new threat has appeared. Jim Ratcliffe, billionaire owner of Ineos, announced that he plans to form an automotive team to…
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IPBiz

IPBiz

Intellectual property news affecting business and everyday life. From patent lawyer Lawrence B. Ebert.

http://ipbiz.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Plaintff LUFTHANSA TECHNIK AG loses at CAFC on indefiniteness issue

    Plaintff LUFTHANSA TECHNIK AG loses at CAFC on indefiniteness issue
    Proceduraly, the district court was affirmed on an alternative ground:Lufthansa Technik AG appeals from the districtcourt’s grant of summary judgment of invalidity withrespect to all claims of U.S. Patent 6,016,016. Because weconclude…
  • Oct 19

    CAFC reverses D. Del. on obviousness in vaginal ring (NuvaRing® ) case

    CAFC reverses D. Del. on obviousness in vaginal ring (NuvaRing® ) case
    Procedurally, this was an appeal by patentee Merck of a finding of obviousness.The ’581 patent in question relates to a vaginal ring used for contraception,and its commercial embodiment is sold underthe brand name NuvaRing®. Warner…
  • Oct 18

    CAFC affirms ITC in Cisco/Arista matter

    CAFC affirms ITC in Cisco/Arista matter
    From the caseCisco argues that inferring is a form of detection, and therefore Arista’s products infringe. The Commission, however, had before it evidence that showed that the accused functionality, ProcMgr, has no access to a…
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IP Law Blog

IP Law Blog

Covers copyrights, cyberspace law, music, patents, privacy, trade secrets and trademarks. By Weintraub Genshlea Chediak.

http://www.theiplawblog.com/
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PlagiarismToday

PlagiarismToday

Covers content theft, plagiarism, and copyright issues on the Web. By Jonathan Bailey.

http://www.plagiarismtoday.com
  • Oct 19

    When the Cost of Free is Too High

    When the Cost of Free is Too High
    The cost of free keeps rising and there's no end in sight. Maybe it's time to try something novel: Getting people to pay for content. The post When the Cost of Free is Too High appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Oct 19

    3 Count: Bankrupt Angel

    3 Count: Bankrupt Angel
    VidAngel declares bankruptcy to stall copyright case, Ripoff Report emerges victorious at appeals court and software maker claims copyright in output. The post 3 Count: Bankrupt Angel appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
  • Oct 17

    3 Count: Tick Tock Box

    3 Count: Tick Tock Box
    Film studios team with Amazon and Netflix to sue Tickbox, Epic Games sues two alleged Fortnite cheaters and Aboriginal artist's estate gets rights back. The post 3 Count: Tick Tock Box appeared first on Plagiarism Today.
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Deal Law Wire

Deal Law Wire

Addresses private equity, foreign investment in Canada, antitrust/competition, cross-border transactions, litigation, taxation, employment and intellectual property issues that affect deal-making. By Norton Rose Fulbright.

http://www.deallawwire.com/
  • Oct 19

    Friends, consumers, stakeholders: lend me your ear

    Friends, consumers, stakeholders: lend me your ear
    The importance of a clear and well executed public relations strategy can sometimes be overlooked when a corporation is in the middle of negotiating a merger or acquisition. However, involving your PR team early on in the transaction can pay…
  • Oct 17

    Canadian M&A activity: mixed results for Q3 2017

    Canadian M&A activity: mixed results for Q3 2017
    As the Globe and Mail reports, Thomson Reuters has recently released figures for Canadian mergers and acquisitions in the third quarter of 2017. The figures show that while the volume of deals involving Canadian companies in the third quarter…
  • Oct 12

    Regulators take aim at cryptocurrencie

    Regulators take aim at cryptocurrencie
    The emergence of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology over the past several years has shaken up the financial services sector in unprecedented fashion, in a corner of the Canadian economy that has been notoriously slow to adopt and…
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43(B)log

43(B)log

Covers false advertising and intellectual property issues. By Professor Rebecca Tushnet.

http://tushnet.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    When the specifics are misleading: medical test stats draw false advertising claim

    When the specifics are misleading: medical test stats draw false advertising claim
    Quidel Corp. v. Siemens Med. Solutions USA, Inc., 2017 WL 4654644, No. 16-cv-3059 (S.D. Cal. Oct. 16, 2017)Quidel is a “diagnostic healthcare manufacturer” that “developed, promotes and sells the Thyretain TSI Reporter…
  • Oct 18

    Reading list: scientific claims and anti-fraud law

    Reading list: scientific claims and anti-fraud law
    Shannon Roesler, Evaluating Corporate Speech About Science (forthcoming, Geo. L.J. 2018)Pull quote: “[C]onsumer protection laws should encourage accurate representations of contemporaneous scientific knowledge, rather than lucky guesses…
  • Oct 17

    Undisclosed, and disclosed, influence when going to the mattresse

    Undisclosed, and disclosed, influence when going to the mattresse
    Fast Company has a great story about the intricate operations and arguable shenanigans of mattress reviewers who are also paid affiliates.http://tushnet.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default?alt=r
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Patents Post-Grant

Patents Post-Grant

Provides insight and commentary on patent post-grant options. By Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, LLP.

http://www.patentspostgrant.com
  • Oct 19

    PTAB’s New Precedential Guidance on Follow-on AIA Petition

    PTAB’s New Precedential Guidance on Follow-on AIA Petition
    Expanded Panel Decision Voted Precedential On the heels of the recent issuance of an expanded panel decision in General Plastic Industrial Co., Ltd. v. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Case IPR2016-01357 (PTAB Sept. 6, 2017) (Paper 19), Section…
  • Oct 18

    First AIA Trial Extended Beyond 12 Months for Good Cause

    First AIA Trial Extended Beyond 12 Months for Good Cause
    Aqua Products Decision Deemed “Good Cause” Earlier this month the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) determined, for the first time, that good cause existed to extend a trial beyond the mandated 12 months of 35 U.S.C. §…
  • Oct 17

    SAS Institute & The PTAB: Be Afraid Patent Owner

    SAS Institute & The PTAB: Be Afraid Patent Owner
    SAS Institute To Send Patent Owners Screaming Into the Night? The Supreme Court will get a heavy dose of the PTAB on November 27th. That is the day the High Court will hear oral arguments in both the Oil States and SAS…
Rank this Week: 447

Copyright, Intellectual Property,…

Copyright, Intellectual Property, Computer, Internet, e-Commerce Law

Covers IP/IT law, with a strong focus on copyright and internet law. By Barry Sookman.

http://www.barrysookman.com
Rank this Week: 490

Trade Secrets Watch

Trade Secrets Watch

By Orrick.

http://blogs.orrick.com/trade-secrets-watch/
  • Oct 19

    Trade Secret Misappropriation by Ex-Employees in China: How to Confront “Inside Theft”

    Trade Secret Misappropriation by Ex-Employees in China: How to Confront “Inside Theft”
    Article 123 of the General Provisions of the Civil Law of the People’s Republic of China (effective Oct. 1, 2017) confirmed that trade secrets are intellectual property, signifying China’s recognition of the importance of trade…
  • Oct 3

    Nosal Reply Brief Sets Stage for SCOTUS Cert Decision

    Nosal Reply Brief Sets Stage for SCOTUS Cert Decision
    The U.S. Supreme Court, which just began a new term on Monday with a full complement of nine justices, is expected to soon decide whether it will hear the appeal of David Nosal, the former Korn Ferry executive whose conviction under the…
  • Sep 29

    Accounts Frozen: DOJ Alleges Seven Defendants Conspired To Misappropriate Trade Secret

    Accounts Frozen: DOJ Alleges Seven Defendants Conspired To Misappropriate Trade Secret
    Competition from Chinese companies shows no signs of slowing. Likewise, allegations of trade secret theft against Chinese companies are increasingly common. In this case, the U.S. Department of Justice linked allegations of trade secret theft…
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