This week in Other Barks & Bites: a new report shows that Asian countries are responsible for 65% of all patent filings in the 5G sector; the copyright infringement case against Katy Perry’s “Dark Horse” is appealed to the Ninth Circuit; the Federal Circuit issues precedential decisions invalidating Ericsson patent claims under Section 101 and affirming a denial of attorney’s fee award on a voluntary dismissal; Congressional leadership from IP subcommittees send a letter to USPTO Director Iancu seeking information on agency operations during the COVID-19 pandemic; the Southern District of New York finds that Mashable isn’t liable for copyright infringement after using a picture from a photographer’s public Instagram feed; and Gilead stock surges after a positive clinical trial involving the use of its antiviral agent remdesivir to treat COVID-19 patients.

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