This week in Other Barks and Bites: the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office proposes adjustments to trademark fees, issues a final rule on patent term adjustments under Supernus, launches a priority examination program for COVID-19-related trademarks and service marks, and seeks nominations for members of the Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC) and Trademark Public Advisory Committee (TPAC); the Federal Circuit strikes down patent suits filed by PersonalWeb Technologies under the Kessler doctrine; the Copyright Office announces virtual forums on agency modernization efforts and upcoming Section 1201 rulemaking; Mylan successfully invalidates Biogen’s Tecfidera patent claims in district court; the WTO issues a panel opinion finding that the Saudi Arabian government wrongfully prevented the enforcement of IP rights; and the Seventh Circuit affirms the denial of an attorney’s fee award in a case involving frivolous copyright claims.

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