This week in Other Barks & Bites: The Federal Circuit issues precedential decisions in patent cases involving data centers as “regular and established place of business,” the Section 315 time-bar for PTAB proceedings and a settlement agreement rendering a summary judgment ruling moot; former Chief Judge Michel asks the Federal Circuit for an en banc rehearing of a panel decision raising the standards for patent owners proving that patent claims are non-obviousness because of secondary considerations; the Department of Justice indicts Huawei on trade secret theft and RICO charges; the USPTO hosts job fairs for new patent examiners while the agency also takes flak for new email requirements for trademark applications; “Choose Your Own Adventure” trademark suit against Netflix moves forward; VirnetX stock sees positive response after the Federal Circuit denies Apple’s petition for rehearing; and Oracle files a respondent’s brief in its copyright case against Google in the U.S. Supreme Court.

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