This week in Other Barks & Bites: The New York Times reports that Facebook may be contemplating pursuing legal actions against Apple’s anticompetitive app store behaviors; China announces increased utility model patent grants and PCT patent application filings during 2020 and announces an end to government subsidies for patent filings by 2025; UK’s IP enforcement court finds that listings are not directed to UK or EU consumers; Huawei’s announces fourth quarter earnings showing a steep decline in global smartphone shipments; the Fourth Circuit moots Nike’s appeal of a preliminary injunction after the athletic apparel maker ended a trademark infringing ad campaign; and the Federal Circuit reverses part of a Delaware district court’s summary judgment ruling over a question as to whether a patent license agreement barring infringement claims had been terminated.

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