This week in Other Barks & Bites: Michael Kroll, an often-sanctioned patent attorney, is barred from practice before the USPTO; the Federal Circuit orders Judge Albright to grant motions to transfer patent suits filed by Ikorongo to Northern California; the NCAA issues a new policy allowing student-athletes to license name, image and likeness rights; the Supreme Court limits but doesn’t abandon the doctrine of assignor estoppel; the Copyright Office announces that certain on-site services will be open to the public by appointment only beginning next week; the USPTO issues an interim rule for processing requests for Director rehearing under Arthrex; the EUIPO has received a record number of trademark applications through the first six months of 2021; Amazon files a petition with the FTC seeking the recusal of Chair Khan from investigations into the e-commerce giant; and Apple files a declaratory judgment action to invalidate a pair of voice-over-Internet protocol patents recently asserted by VoIP-Pal.com. 

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