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Federal Circuit Concluded that Operating Manuals Subject to Confidentiality Restrictions are Prior Art Printed Publication

Intellectual Property Law Blog

102(b) because of the confidentiality restrictions associated with the operating manuals. 2009), the Board concluded in the IPRs that the operating manuals were not sufficiently publicly accessible to qualify as printed publications under pre-AIA 35 U.S.C. § Weber , slip op., Weber , slip op.,

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[UPCKat] Access to confidential information by parties and the public in the UPC

The IPKat

The UPCKat trying to keep confidential information confidential in the UPC As part of our UPCKat reporting on the latest UPC developments, the IPKat brings readers a roundup of how the UPC is treating confidentiality and third party access to court documents.

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Three Strategies to Prevent Departing Employees from Absconding with Trade Secrets and Other Confidential Business Information

JD Supra Law

One of the biggest threats to modern corporations involves departing employees who take confidential business information (CBI) and/or trade secrets with them prior to or upon their departure. Indeed, the misappropriation of trade secrets and CBI can cost companies millions of dollars in legal fees, reputational harm, and lost revenue.

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Protecting Your Company’s Confidential Information: Takeaways from Meta’s Lawsuit Against Its Former Employee

JD Supra Law

the parent company of Facebook, Instagram, and other products, recently filed a lawsuit in a California state court against a former vice president for allegedly taking confidential information from Meta to his new employer, an artificial intelligence company. Meta Platforms Inc.,

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Confidentiality restrictions around clinical trials and prior public use (T 0670/20)

The IPKat

The recent Board of Appeal decision in T 0670/20 considered whether patients in a clinical trial were under conditions of confidentiality. This was because the patients had been able to take the tablets home and, according to the Opponent, could not be considered under conditions of confidentiality for ethical reasons.

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Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace: Spotlight on Confidentiality Concerns

JD Supra Law

But while this technology is becoming more sophisticated by the day, companies should still proceed with caution when using GAI in a workplace setting due to its potential impact on confidential and proprietary information. By: Miller Canfield

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Protecting Your IP & Confidential Info

Above the Fold

In a world where non-compete agreements are being curtailed or outright banned, companies need to enhance their use of other ways to protect their intellectual property and confidential information when their employees leave to go work for competitors. developed during the term of employment.