This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit again finds Minerva estopped from challenging the validity of patent claims after remand by the U.S. Supreme Court; the Ninth Circuit affirms a summary judgment ruling nixing trademark infringement claims against lululemon’s Align yoga pants; government officials in the EU and South Korea claim EV tax credit provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act flout international treaties; the Fifth Circuit affirms the exclusion of improper character evidence in a copyright infringement case involving a video game character from the Call of Duty: Black Ops series; Canadian ministers are drafting amendments to that nation’s copyright laws that would create a right to royalties on resales of works by painters, sculptors and other visual artists; and President Biden signs the CHIPS and Science Act into law.

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