Patent - Bloghttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2849©2017 Managing Intellectual Property60Patent - BlogRead the September and October digital editions onlineOur most recent issues includes features on Brexit, Actavis v Lilly, CRISPR, Cuba, the UDRP, 3D trade marks and the Life Sciences Awards winnershttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3760465/Read-the-September-and-October-digital-editions-online.htmlThu, 19 Oct 2017 15:30:00 GMTQualcomm, Apple, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, Amazon, Microsoft, PTAB, Oil States, SAS, Rule 36 – the week in IPRecent intellectual property news included Qualcomm suing Apple in the Beijing Intellectual Property Court, the chipmaker being fined in Taiwan, the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe asserting SRC patents against Amazon and Microsoft, the SAS case at the Supreme Court potentially having a bigger PTAB impact than Oil States, the Federal Circuit reducing its use of Rule 36 affirmances, and the FT suggesting the troll problem is overblownhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3760377/Qualcomm-Apple-Saint-Regis-Mohawk-Tribe-Amazon-Microsoft-PTAB-Oil-States-SAS-Rule-36the-week-in-IP.htmlThu, 19 Oct 2017 14:00:00 GMTRead all the news from this year's AIPPI Congress in SydneyAbout 1300 people attended this year's AIPPI Congress. Read and download each issue of the daily newspaper, published by Managing IP, for all the reports, interviews and photoshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3760053/Read-all-the-news-from-this-years-AIPPI-Congress-in-Sydney.htmlWed, 18 Oct 2017 09:45:00 GMTAllergan, Waymo, Uber, Aqua Products, Marrakesh Treaty, EPO, INPI – the week in IPRecent intellectual property news included a judge asking Allergan whether its Native American tribe deal is a sham, Waymo and Uber’s trade secrets trial date being pushed back, the ramifications of the Aqua Products opinion, Costa Rica becoming the 33rd country to join the Marrakesh Treaty, and the EPO and Brazil’s INPI launching a PPH pilot programmehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3758518/Allergan-Waymo-Uber-Aqua-Products-Marrakesh-Treaty-EPO-INPIthe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 11 Oct 2017 18:00:00 GMTDoctrine of equivalents, CRISPR and Cuba feature in our latest issueThe October 2017 issue of Managing IP includes a special feature on patent litigation in Europe after Actavis v Eli Lilly, as well as articles from Argentina, Australia, China, Cuba and South Africa. It is the 270th issue of the magazine – and my last as editorhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3757020/Doctrine-of-equivalents-CRISPR-and-Cuba-feature-in-our-latest-issue.htmlThu, 05 Oct 2017 16:30:00 GMTUSPTO, AbbVie, Amgen, ITC, design patents – the week in IPRecent intellectual property news included a proposal to make the USPTO an independent agency, a record year for US patent issuance, a settlement of AbbVie and Amgen’s Humira biosimilar dispute, a surge of complaints at the International Trade Commission, and the first post-Samsung verdict on design patent damageshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3756819/USPTO-AbbVie-Amgen-ITC-design-patentsthe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 04 Oct 2017 19:00:00 GMTCanada and Americas supplements now onlineOur latest supplements, on Canada and the Americas, are now available to read online. They include articles on Canada’s new drug and biosimilar patent linkage system and litigation landscape, Brazil’s new Civil Procedure Code, and Mexico’s boundaries of patent claim amendmenthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3756236/Canada-and-Americas-supplements-now-online.htmlMon, 02 Oct 2017 20:45:00 GMT2017 edition of Asia-Pacific Focus publishedOur annual publication includes sponsored articles from China, India, Japan and South Koreahttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3756130/2017-edition-of-Asia-Pacific-Focus-published.htmlMon, 02 Oct 2017 17:15:00 GMTAllergan, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, Apple, Uber, Waymo, Inside Out, Netflix, FTC endorsement guidance – the week in IPRecent intellectual property news included a motion to dismiss IPRs covering Allergan’s Restasis treatment, an Apple dispute involving a patent transferred to a company with Native American tribe links, the latest in the Waymo/Uber trade secrets case, a copyright lawsuit over Disney’s Inside Out, Pablo Escobar’s brother threatening to close Narcos down because of trade marks and revised FTC guidance on social media endorsershttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3755305/Allergan-Saint-Regis-Mohawk-Tribe-Apple-Uber-Waymo-Inside-Out-Netflix-FTC-endorsement-guidancethe.htmlThu, 28 Sep 2017 19:00:00 GMTLatest patent and trade mark developments in ChinaOur dedicated China pages have been updated with the latest articles from our sponsorshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3754491/Latest-patent-and-trade-mark-developments-in-China.htmlTue, 26 Sep 2017 17:15:00 GMTGoogle, HTC, TTAB, PTAB, Judge Michel, Apple, Acacia, Microsoft – the week in IPRecent news included Google receiving a licence for HTC intellectual property, the TTAB again finding “Pretzel Crisps” to be generic, the PTAB designating a decision as informative, Judge Paul Michel suggesting seven ways to improve the US patent system, Apple settling with Acacia following a $22m verdict, and Microsoft extending its Azure programme to Chinahttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3753155/Google-HTC-TTAB-PTAB-Judge-Michel-Apple-Acacia-Microsoftthe-week-in-IP.htmlThu, 21 Sep 2017 17:00:00 GMTDoctrine of equivalents after Actavis v Eli LillyTwo months after the UK Supreme Court's landmark judgment in Actavis v Eli Lilly, more questions are being asked about its impact throughout Europehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3751961/Doctrine-of-equivalents-after-Actavis-v-Eli-Lilly.htmlMon, 18 Sep 2017 16:30:00 GMTMonkey selfie, Octane, Halo, Garmin, Navico, Qualcomm, Apple, PTAB, Amazon – the week in IPA monkey selfie settlement, the Federal Circuit ruling on Octane, Halo being denied enhanced damages, an award of $39m damages for Navico, a denial of Qualcomm’s motion for an injunction against Apple, the percentage of women appearing before the PTAB, the expiration of Amazon’s one-click patent, and IBM chief patent counsel Manny Schecter’s hopes for the new USPTO director were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3751254/Monkey-selfie-Octane-Halo-Garmin-Navico-Qualcomm-Apple-PTAB-Amazonthe-week-in-IP.htmlThu, 14 Sep 2017 20:00:00 GMTIn Re Brunetti, Nintendo, hashtag trade marks, Blackbird Technologies, patent application references, CBS, Dr Phil – the week in IPFederal Circuit oral arguments over scandalous and immoral marks, a jury awarding $10m against Nintendo, hashtag trade mark applications increasing 64%, data on cited references in patent applications, a profile of Blackbird Technologies, a dispute over CBS’s use of a photograph in a news programme and an unusual copyright case involving Dr Phil were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3749042/In-Re-Brunetti-Nintendo-hashtag-trade-marks-Blackbird-Technologies-patent-application-references-CBS.htmlWed, 06 Sep 2017 21:30:00 GMTAssessing Trump’s USPTO director nominee, Andrei IancuUSPTO director nominee Andrei Iancu has broad experience of patent litigation and PTAB proceedings. But observers are unclear about his views on a number of issueshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3748671/Assessing-Trumps-USPTO-director-nominee-Andrei-Iancu.htmlWed, 06 Sep 2017 02:45:00 GMTNews round-up – recent IP stories of interestRecent intellectual property news included stories involving VidAngel, Finjan, a protest at the USPTO, Costco, Tiffany, Cheerios, Rubik’s Cube, CPA Global, Aqua Licensing, Crocs, Warner Bros and Pepe the Froghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3746728/News-round-uprecent-IP-stories-of-interest.htmlThu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMTGet your conference news here!Managing IP will be publishing daily newspapers at the AIPPI World Congress in Sydney and the AIPLA Annual Meeting in Washington DC in Octoberhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3744016/Get-your-conference-news-here.htmlWed, 23 Aug 2017 10:15:00 GMTWhich are the most significant patents?We want to know which patents readers think have been the most important: send us your suggestions online, by email or on social mediahttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3742430/Which-are-the-most-significant-patents.htmlFri, 18 Aug 2017 11:00:00 GMTAttorneys’ fees, Federal Circuit, will.i.am, EFF, Erich Spangenberg, CRISPR, Prism, Philips, ITC, Qualcomm, Apple, Aqua IP Investor Pool – the week in IPThe Federal Circuit confirming the attorneys’ fees standard is the same in patent and trade mark cases, will.i.am being denied a trade mark registration, EFF winning an appeal of its podcasting dispute with Personal Audio, Erich Spangenberg leaving Marathon, the EPO intending to grant a CRISPR patent, a $30m damages award being set aside, a $10.3m award for Philips, a pool to connect patent holders with high-growth start-ups, and the ITC taking on Qualcomm’s complaint against Apple were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3740634/Attorneys-fees-Federal-Circuit-william-EFF-Erich-Spangenberg-CRISPR-Prism-Philips-ITC-Qualcomm-Apple.htmlThu, 10 Aug 2017 19:15:00 GMTCRISPR, Apple, Nokia, Blockchain patents, Dominion Harbor, Quincy Jones, TC Heartland – the week in IPUC Berkeley’s appeal in its CRISPR dispute with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Apple’s $2bn payment to Nokia, Blockchain applications at the USPTO almost doubling, Dominion Harbor and Hawkeye Ventures creating a $50 million patent acquisition fund, Quincy Jones being awarded $9.4m in unpaid royalties, and a judge stating TC Heartland was a “sea change” were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3738316/CRISPR-Apple-Nokia-Blockchain-patents-Dominion-Harbor-Quincy-Jones-TC-Heartlandthe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 02 Aug 2017 00:15:00 GMTCopycat car makers and the role of design rightsIn a guest post, Matthew Jones of EIP discusses the role of design rights for automobile manufacturershttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3737750/Copycat-car-makers-and-the-role-of-design-rights.htmlMon, 31 Jul 2017 15:15:00 GMTApple, WARF, Qualcomm, Google, Richard Prince, CLASSICS Act, STRONGER Patents Act, Tam – the week in IPA judge more than doubling WARF’s damages award, Qualcomm taking its Apple dispute to Europe, Google filing for a US injunction against its Canada Supreme Court loss, a judge allowing the Richard Prince copyright suit to proceed, the CLASSICS Act being introduced, the chances of success for the STRONGER Patents Act and applications for offensive trade marks were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3736664/Apple-WARF-Qualcomm-Google-Richard-Prince-CLASSICS-Act-STRONGER-Patents-Act-Tamthe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 26 Jul 2017 21:30:00 GMTMonkey selfie, Teva, Apotex, CRISPR patent pool, Eli Lilly, Jawbone, Shipping and Transit – the week in IPThe 9th Circuit hearing the latest instalment in the monkey selfie story, a Teva trade secret suit, the Broad Institute joining discussions to create a CRISPR patent pool, Eli Lilly settling a Cialis dispute with generics, Shipping and Transit being ordered to pay attorneys’ fees twice in a week and the value of Jawbone’s portfolio were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3734410/Monkey-selfie-Teva-Apotex-CRISPR-patent-pool-Eli-Lilly-Jawbone-Shipping-and-Transitthe-week-in-IP.htmlTue, 18 Jul 2017 22:30:00 GMTQualcomm, Apple, TTAB, High Tech Inventors Alliance, Waymo, Uber, Shipping & Transit, Federal Circuit, PTAB, Humira, Intellectual Ventures – the week in IPQualcomm filing an ITC complaint against Apple, the TTAB’s precedential opinions in 2017, eight technology companies forming an alliance, Waymo dropping patent claims in its dispute with Uber, Shipping & Transit being ordered to pay attorneys’ fees, the Federal Circuit remanding two PTAB cases and the invalidation of an AbbVie patent for Humira were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3732754/Qualcomm-Apple-TTAB-High-Tech-Inventors-Alliance-Waymo-Uber-Shipping-and-Transit-Federal-Circuit-PTAB.htmlWed, 12 Jul 2017 19:00:00 GMTWhy PTAB’s double threat is not causing panic yetThe future of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board was placed in peril by two developments in June – a Supreme Court case that could find AIA trial unconstitutional and a bill in Congress that would completely gut the Board. But PTAB petitioners and fans of the Board have reason to be confident that both threats will be seen offhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3730911/Why-PTABs-double-threat-is-not-causing-panic-yet.htmlThu, 06 Jul 2017 10:45:00 GMTCanada’s big week for patent newsIn a blockbuster week in Canada, the Supreme Court has struck down the promise doctrine and the Federal Court has handed Dow the largest reported patent infringement awardhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3730909/Canadas-big-week-for-patent-news.htmlThu, 06 Jul 2017 10:15:00 GMTSir Paul McCartney, Washington Redskins, Federal Circuit, Newegg, Xiaomi, Nokia, Nike, Rob Gronkowski, USPTO, Kyle Bass – the week in IPA Sir Paul MCCartney and Sony settlement, the end of the Washington Redskins’ trade marks battle, a Federal Circuit ruling that Judge Gilstrap erred by not awarding Newegg fees, Xiaomi’s acquisition of Nokia patents, a Nike opposition to a trade mark application and the USPTO’s intervention in an appeal of a Coalition for Affordable Drugs PTAB win were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3730835/Sir-Paul-McCartney-Washington-Redskins-Federal-Circuit-Newegg-Xiaomi-Nokia-Nike-Rob-Gronkowski-USPTO.htmlWed, 05 Jul 2017 23:15:00 GMTReport reveals growing importance of trade secretsAt least one in five companies have suffered trade secret theft, and 82% of executives say trade secrets are an important, if not essential, part of their business according to a new reporthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3729414/Report-reveals-growing-importance-of-trade-secrets.htmlFri, 30 Jun 2017 10:15:00 GMTQualcomm, Section 2(a), Federal Circuit, TC Heartland, ZoomEssence, USPTO director rumours – the week in IPA denial of Qualcomm’s motion to dismiss the FTC case against it, USPTO examiner guidance on Section 2(a), a Federal Circuit ruling that the USPTO can seek attorneys’ fees, the districts with the most patent cases since TC Heartland, a $56m trade secrets settlement and rumours that Andrei Iancu will be USPTO director were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3728863/Qualcomm-Section-2a-Federal-Circuit-TC-Heartland-ZoomEssence-USPTO-director-rumoursthe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 28 Jun 2017 21:45:00 GMTRead our bumper mid-year issue online now!Our mid-year issue of Managing IP magazine includes a special feature on recent US Supreme Court decisions, focusing on the TC Heartland case, and also includes articles from China, Germany, the UK and Vietnam - and much more!http://www.managingip.com/Article/3728810/Read-our-bumper-mid-year-issue-online-now.htmlWed, 28 Jun 2017 16:15:00 GMT