Litigation/Dispute Resolution and Patents©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Litigation/Dispute Resolution and PatentsChina IP trends: the shift in patent filing – RWS and Managing IP webinar recapIn a webinar hosted by Managing IP and RWS, Justin Simpson of RWS and founder of inovia and Xia Zheng of AFD China Intellectual Property discussed filing trends and tips for non-Chinese applicants, 19 Jul 2018 06:15:00 GMTThe week in IP – IBM’s $167m suit against Groupon, USPTO trade mark interferences rules, TROL Act, AbbVie/Mylan patent licence dealManaging IP rounds up the biggest recent patent, trade mark and copyright news, 19 Jul 2018 02:00:00 GMTAnalysis: Section 101’s power wanes post-BerkheimerNew data reveals that findings of invalidity and the success of 101-based motions to dismiss have dropped since Berkheimer, the most important subject matter eligibility case of 2018, 18 Jul 2018 20:15:00 GMTInterview: All Via’s saying is give peace a chanceJoseph Siino, president of patent pool manager Via Licensing, tells Managing IP about his peace plan to end wireless patent wars, the impact of China and the coming challenges of 5G technology, 17 Jul 2018 02:30:00 GMTRethinking patent strategies for personalised medicineIn-house counsel, private practice lawyers and scientists discussed life sciences advancements such as the move towards personalised medicines, at the Hogan Lovells Life Sciences Summit, 16 Jul 2018 05:00:00 GMTAssessing the SCOTUS term and predicting Kavanaugh’s IP impactManaging IP analyses the three IP decisions out of the US Supreme Court in the term just ended, and previews next term and the impact of Justice Kennedy’s retirement, 13 Jul 2018 22:30:00 GMTUK High Court invalidates Philips SEPThe High Court has invalidated one of Philips’s SEPs, making it “one all with one more patent to go” in its litigation with Asus and HTC, 13 Jul 2018 16:00:00 GMTSAS appeal – how the Federal Circuit has interpreted PTAB cases since Supreme Court rulingManaging IP assesses how the Federal Circuit has responded to SAS Institute v Iancu in appeals from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, 12 Jul 2018 21:45:00 GMTPTAB designates five informative decisionsThe Patent Trial and Appeal Board has designated five decisions as informative, two ex parte review and three inter partes review decisions, 12 Jul 2018 20:15:00 GMTParis Court of Appeal refuses preliminary injunction in SPC disputeCourt of Appeal upholds an interim order from the first instance court based on Articles 3C and 3D of the SPC Regulation and confirms the need for core inventive advance, 12 Jul 2018 13:45:00 GMTPTAB round-up: Filing rebounds in first half; two bills introduced in CongressJune included an increase in Patent Trial and Appeal Board petition filing, two PTAB-related bills being introduced in Congress and the first reversal of a PGR final written decision, 12 Jul 2018 13:45:00 GMTThe week in IP – Global Innovation Index 2018, European Commission SEP group, $43m award in patent case, Jägermeister appeal, blockchain-authenticated evidence in ChinaManaging IP rounds up the biggest recent patent, trade mark and copyright news, 11 Jul 2018 17:15:00 GMTOur Mid-Year issue – SAS’s PTAB impact, SPC controversy, autonomous vehicles special report, and more!Managing IP’s most recent issue includes articles on the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, autonomous vehicles, the Cartier v BT ruling, artificial intelligence, US patent marking, Guangdong High People’s Court guidance for SEP disputes, and the preclusive effect on TTAB proceedings, 10 Jul 2018 18:00:00 GMTAnalysis: The Hungarian court’s decision on the UPC AgreementEszter Szakács of Sár and Partners/Danubia examines the reasons behind the Hungarian Constitutional Court’s recent declaration that the Unified Patent Court Agreement is incompatible with the country’s constitution, 06 Jul 2018 09:30:00 GMTPractitioners doubtful about practical application of Japan SEP guidelinesIP lawyers in Japan say the standard essential patent guidelines are a good start but will not have much case impact because they are not legally binding, 04 Jul 2018 22:30:00 GMTThe week in IP – Bill to abolish PTAB; $500m Oculus verdict halved; Music Modernization Act clears committee; another Ed Sheeran copyright suit; and moreManaging IP rounds up the biggest recent patent, trade mark and copyright news, 03 Jul 2018 11:45:00 GMTUnitary Patent and UPC Update: UPCA ruled unconstitutional in HungaryManaging IP rounds up developments related to the Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent in June, 29 Jun 2018 18:15:00 GMTListen to a replay of our webinar “China IP Trends: the shift in patent filing”RWS and Managing IP hosted a webinar on China IP trends on June 28, which revealed WIPO data and discussed important strategies for filing in China, 28 Jun 2018 23:00:00 GMTApple and Samsung settle – highlights of the seven-year battleApple v Samsung has finally ended, with the two parties telling Judge Koh in a filing they have resolved their remaining legal dispute, 28 Jun 2018 03:00:00 GMTThe week in IP – Section 101 rehearing request, Chinese trade mark wave at USPTO, four years of Alice, UC Berkley CRISPR patent grants, dancing baby case finally endsManaging IP rounds up the biggest recent patent, trade mark and copyright news, 28 Jun 2018 02:15:00 GMTA closer look at Pfizer v Orifarm, SPCs and the specific mechanismThe CJEU set several precedents for the specific mechanism’s scope over supplementary protection certificates, in a decision IP attorneys say cements the connection between SPCs and basic patents, 27 Jun 2018 20:15:00 GMTUS Supreme Court likely to craft a bright-line on-sale bar ruleThe court in Helsinn v Teva will rule on the issue of whether the confidential sale or license of a not-yet-patented technology or process qualifies as prior art under the AIA, 27 Jun 2018 02:30:00 GMTInterview: Wade Zhu, DuPont’s China IP counsel, outlines hopes for Patent Act changesKarry Lai speaks with the US conglomerate’s China IP counsel to find out about challenges in patent litigation, what Patent Law changes he would like to see and how big picture thinking has been key to his success, 26 Jun 2018 03:15:00 GMTUS Supreme Court allows award of foreign lost profits patent damagesWesternGeco v Ion Geophysical opinion finds the focus of section 271(f) is domestic infringement, and the fact that the remedy – lost profits damages – may apply abroad is “incidental”, in a decision observers say creates the opportunity to seek much larger damages awards, 22 Jun 2018 23:30:00 GMTCJEU ruling confirms new scope for specific mechanismPatent and SPC holders can stop parallel imports from new EU states to old ones if equivalent protection wasn’t available for patents at the time of filing but was for SPCs, CJEU rules in Pfizer v Orifarm, 21 Jun 2018 18:45:00 GMTGenerics would be shut out of PTAB under Hatch amendmentThe Hatch-Waxman Integrity Act of 2018 would require a generic manufacturer wishing to challenge a brand-name drug patent to choose between Hatch-Waxman litigation and IPR, which one observer describes as a “Hobson’s choice”, 21 Jun 2018 17:45:00 GMTSwitzerland changes infringement test for combination product SPCsIn a landmark decision, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court confirmed the validity of Gilead’s Truvada SPC and ruled that future SPCs for combination products must meet CJEU case law requirements, 21 Jun 2018 12:15:00 GMTThe week in IP – US patent number 10 million, German firms’ EPO criticism, $400m award against Samsung, Federal Circuit remand of TTAB ZERO caseManaging IP rounds up the biggest recent patent, trade mark and copyright news, 20 Jun 2018 23:00:00 GMTPTAB post-SAS: what we know and what questions remainThe big questions remaining after the Supreme Court’s SAS ruling include how institution rates will change, how strategy at the Board should evolve and how district courts and the Federal Circuit will react. Michael Loney investigates, 19 Jun 2018 17:30:00 GMTUSPTO issues Section 101 memorandum on Vanda v West-WardMemorandum addresses the question of how to evaluate the patent eligibility of method of treatment claims in light of the Federal Circuit decision in Vanda, 14 Jun 2018 15:30:00 GMT