This week in Other Barks & Bites: the U.S. Supreme Court denies yet another petition  asking the court to clarify patent-eligibility under Section 101; the Federal Circuit vacates various rulings due to erroneous lower court findings on claim construction, Section 102 on-sale bar and distinctiveness of multi-color trademark; the U.S. Copyright Office relaxes regulations on electronic submissions to facilitate public access to agency services; France’s competition regulator demands that Google pays copyright fees for online news snippets; the Consumer Price Index sees its largest one-month drop in more than five years; Roku fails to extend trial date in streaming media patent case in the Western District of Texas; and WIPO reports that China’s 2019 Patent Cooperation Treaty filings surpassed similar findings from the United States.

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