This week in Other Barks & Bites: The Patent Trial and Appeal Board hears oral arguments in the famed CRISPR gene editing case; today marks the deadline for all comments on the 2021  version of the Joint DOJ-USPTO-NIST Policy Statement on Remedies for Standards-Essential Patents Subject to Voluntary FRAND Commitments; Judge Newman dissents from a Federal Circuit majority opinion finding clear error in a district court’s ruling on a patent settlement agreement; in a separate case, the Federal Circuit also dismissed an argument from Myco that injunctive relief against infringement upset the “status quo”; BlackBerry sells its legacy patent assets to a special purpose vehicle formed to purchase those assets for $600 million; and more.

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