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The week in IP – NPEs in Europe, artificial intelligence, sovereign immunity, Section 101, UK trade secrets, USPTO

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Ellie Mertens rounds up recent intellectual property news, including the introduction of AI bills, a sovereign immunity case at the Federal Circuit, a UK consultation on trade secrets, AI patents in medicine, NPE activity rising in Europe, a USPTO announcement, and commercialising unused patents

We’ve posted the following articles in the past week:

German Constitutional Court plans to decide UPC case in 2018

Pharma repurposing: Old drugs, new tricks

UK Supreme Court wrestles with plausibility and the pregabalin patent

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