This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Ninth Circuit holds that public policy arguments cannot overturn claims to monetary damages stemming from a French copyright proceeding; the Ninth Circuit also affirmed that the discovery rule still applies to copyright claims despite the application of laches to the Copyright Act’s statute of limitations in Petrella v. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer; Judge Newman dissents from the Federal Circuit’s ruling that an error in asserted prior art is merely typographical and would have been overlooked by a person of ordinary skill in the art; WIPO Director Tam calls on attendees of the WIPO Assemblies to use IP as a “powerful catalyst for jobs”; TSMC posts record quarterly net income as the company provides optimistic guidance on supply chain issues in the chip market; and the CJEU rules that “Feta”-branded cheese sold by Danish cheese makers violates EU law on protected designations of origin even when that cheese is sold outside of the EU.

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