This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Senate IP Subcommittee announces its roster of panels for its first two of three hearings on patent eligibility in America; the U.S. International Trade Commission institutes a Section 337 investigation of lithium ion batteries over trade secret claims; reports indicate that Amazon could buy Boost Mobile; Poland files a formal complaint over the European Union’s new copyright rules; Time settlement leaves open question of copyright infringement for photos embedded on social media posts; Finjan Holdings loses patent infringement claims against Juniper; VoIP-Pal.com announces positive results at the PTAB and U.S. district court; Japan’s IP court hands win to Nintendo in Mario Kart trademark case; and the Federal Circuit vacates district court over failure to consider joining relevant patentee.
- Perryman PTAB Study for Unified Patents Leaves Out Half of the Story
- Patents are from Mars, Trade Secrets are From Venus
- The Rise of Australia’s Small Boutique Patent and Trademark Firms
- Tech Companies Should Strongly Consider Monetizing Their Patent Portfolios During the Economic Downturn
- (Not) Copyright Infringement: Is dbrand Infringing Nintendo’s IP?
- The Re-Written American Axle Opinion Does Not Bring Peace of Mind for Section 101 Stakeholders
- Federal Circuit Clarifies That Standard-Essentiality is A Question for the Factfinder
- Other Barks & Bites for Friday, August 7: USPTO Increases Fees for Patent Filings and AIA Trials, State AGs Ask HHS to March-In on Remdesivir, CAFC Denies American Axle Rehearing
- No, You Can’t March in On Remdesivir
- Google v. Oracle Perspective: Google’s Android ‘Cheat Code’ was to Copy Oracle’s Code