This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit rules that “acts of infringement” under Section 1400(b) limits venue in Hatch-Waxman patent cases to jurisdictions where ANDA submission activities took place; A Technical Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office Upholds the revocation of a patent for CRISPR gene editing technology; Skidmore files a petition for rehearing of a petition for writ of certiorari in the “Stairway to Heaven” copyright case; the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the Copyright Office issue notices related to studies on IP infringement committed by sovereign state actors; the Copyright Office also issued a supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) related to statements of accounts submissions and payment of accrued royalties under the MMA; a magistrate judge in Southern New York denies a request to determine the accuracy of the copyright registration for the Phillie Phanatic baseball mascot; Amazon announces a second regional infrastructure for AWS in India by mid-2022; and VirnetX wins a $502.8 million infringement verdict over Apple’s infringement of patent claims covering virtual private network technologies.

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