Posts Tagged: other barks and bites


Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 16: Apple Gets New Damages Trial in Optis Wireless Case, Tillis Again Urges Biden Administration to Snub TRIPS Waiver, and Fifth Circuit Affirms FTC Penalty Against Impax Pay-for-Delay Settlement

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Senator Thom Tillis Urges Commerce Department and U.S. Trade Representative heads not to be pressured into voting in favor of …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 9: Supreme Court Issues Major Win for Google, Brazil Suspends Patent Term Extensions During COVID-19 and CAFC Finds No Standing for Apple to Appeal PTAB Decisions for Qualcomm

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit finds that Apple’s patent licensing agreement with Qualcomm eliminated standing to appeal IPRs from the PTAB; the …
By IPWatchdog
2 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 2: GAO Report Shows No Federal Government Patent Rights in Remdesivir, Second Circuit’s Warhol/Prince Ruling Limits Fair Use Doctrine, and Ex-USPTO Director Iancu Rejoins Irell & Manella

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Senators Tillis and Leahy urge the appointment of several key IP officials, including USPTO Director, before World IP Day; former USPTO …
By IPWatchdog
3 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 19: Sen. Tillis Urges No Section 512 Safe Harbors in Future FTAs, Federal Circuit Finds Authority to Issue Mandamus for PTAB Institution Denials, and House Antitrust Subcommittee Addresses SEPs

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit issues an order on motion finding that it has authority under the All Writs Act to issue mandamus …
By IPWatchdog
3 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 12: CAFC Affirms 101 Rejection of Stanford Personalized Health Patent Claims, Judge Albright Oversaw 20% of 2020 Patent Cases and Tillis to Co-Chair Cybersecurity Caucus

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Senator Thom Tillis announces he will co-chair the Senate Cybersecurity Caucus; a local business news outlet reports that the United States …
By IPWatchdog
3 months ago 1

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 5: China Leads World in 2020 PCT Filings, Copyright Office Issues Rules on Music Modernization Act, and USIJ Urges President Biden to Pick Patent-Friendly USPTO Director

This week in Other Barks & Bites: USIJ’s letter to President Biden urges him to select a USPTO Director who understands the important role of IP in …
By IPWatchdog
3 months ago 1

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, February 26: Tillis Tells Biden to Oppose Anti-IP Efforts at WTO; China Patent Commercialization Jumps 2.5x During 13th Five-Year Plan; Federal Circuit Finds U.S. Navy Liable for Copyright Infringement

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Senator Tillis asks Biden to snub anti-IP proposals to the World Trade Organization; China’s national IP agency released statistics for …
By IPWatchdog
4 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, February 19: Tillis Advises Biden on USPTO Director Pick, CNIPA Issues Patent Application Quality Guidelines, and Digital Service Providers Pay $424 Million to Mechanical Licensing Collective

This week in Other Barks & Bites: a bill amending copyright law to increase liability for online platforms republishing news snippets is introduced into Canada’s Senate; Senator …
By IPWatchdog
4 months ago 3

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, February 12: USPTO Expects 3% Drop in Patent Application Filings During Pandemic, Federal Circuit Issues Three Precedential Decisions, China Releases Draft Drug Patent Linkage Rules

This week in Other Barks & Bites: China’s IP agency releases a public draft of drug patent linkage measures for public comment; Acting USPTO Director Hirshfeld tells …
By IPWatchdog
4 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, February 5: CAFC Strikes Down PTAB’s ‘Marked Deviation’ From IPR Petition; Fourth Circuit Rules on Appropriate Defense to Lanham Act Claims; and FTC Settles Action Against Zoom

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit vacated a PTAB ruling that invalidated patent claims over prior art on different grounds than those asserted by …
By IPWatchdog
4 months ago 4

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, January 29: China Announces End to Patent Application Subsidies By 2025, Fourth Circuit Moots Nike Trademark Appeal and Facebook Mulls Antitrust Suit Against Apple

This week in Other Barks & Bites: The New York Times reports that Facebook may be contemplating pursuing legal actions against Apple’s anticompetitive app store behaviors; China …
By IPWatchdog
5 months ago 4

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
5 months 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
5 months 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
6 months 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
6 months ago 1