This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit grants mandamus in another motion to transfer case from the Western District of Texas; the U.S. Department of Justice unseals an indictment charging three individuals with conducting a TV piracy scheme worth $30 million; the Third Circuit holds that right of publicity claims fall under the IP claim carveout to Section 230’s limited liability provisions; the leadership of the Senate IP Subcommittee starts to take action on a set of patent bills that are receiving mixed reactions within the IP community; DABUS AI loses another inventorship case in the UK; Nike revises its 2022 sales forecast downward due to supply chain issues; the United States maintains its third-place ranking in WIPO’s Global Innovation Index; Senator Tillis issues questions to Google and Facebook executives regarding ad-supported copyright piracy abetted by online platforms following a contentious Senate Antitrust hearing on Big Data; and the USPTO publishes an interim rule increasing the annual limit of Track One prioritized examination requests to 15,000. 

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