This week in Other Barks & Bites: Daren Tang of IPOS is elected next Director of WIPO; the CNIPA waives patent annuity late fees and major American tech firms ask employees to work from home in response to the spread of coronavirus; the Library of Congress asks for public input on the qualities and priorities of the next Register of Copyrights; the Federal Circuit affirms rulings involving inequitable conduct in filing patent applications and the ITC’s cease-and-desist order against Comcast X1 set-top box sales; former Google engineer Anthony Levandowski files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy following trade secret verdict; HP rejects Xerox’s $35 billion takeover bid; and Charter Communications seeks to overturn $1 billion copyright verdict by alleging improper copyright registrations.

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