This week in Other Barks & Bites: Modified Opinion issued in Facebook v. Windy City at CAFC; the Alliance for U.S. Startups and Inventors for Jobs (USIJ) tells Senate not to fall for high-tech attempts to block PTAB reforms; a Chinese court issues jail sentences to several individuals found guilty of infringing upon Lego copyrights; the Copyright Office extends certain filing deadlines to November 9 due to the COVID-19 pandemic; major tech firms sue the USPTO under the Administrative Procedures Act over the NHK-Fintiv discretionary denial factors for inter partes review (IPR) petitions; the Federal Circuit says that an inventorship petition at the USPTO doesn’t create judicial estoppel on inventorship in district court proceedings; Advocate General Hogan tells the CJEU that the submission of copyright-protected content as evidence in court proceedings doesn’t infringe copyright; the United States retains the #3 position in WIPO’s Global Innovation Index 2020; the heads of IP offices from each of the BRICS nations agree to a digital cooperation roadmap; and the U.S. Department of Justice plans to file antitrust charges against Google in September despite concerns that AG William Barr is rushing the case.

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