This week in Other Barks & Bites: Fears over coronavirus tank stocks on Wall Street and trigger changes at the Federal Circuit, the closure of the Library of Congress and the U.S. Copyright Office, as well as move the location of oral arguments in the Ninth Circuit; INTA has had to reschedule its Annual Meeting for November and combine it with the Association’s Leadership Meeting due to the coronavirus; the Senate IP Subcommittee looks at the applicability of the European Union Copyright Directive for the U.S. copyright regime; the University of Texas files a petition for writ with the Supreme Court arguing that TC Heartland destroys state sovereign immunity; Huawei tops the list of EPO patent applicants for 2019; IBM takes Airbnb to court over e-commerce patents; the Trademark Modernization Act is introduced into Congress to expedite the cancellation of fraudulent trademarks; and the Department of Defense asks the Court of Federal Claims for time to reconsider its cloud computing contract with Microsoft.

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