Fri.Dec 03, 2021

Youtube Ripper Strikes Back at the RIAA in DMCA ‘Circumvention’ Lawsuit

TorrentFreak

Popular stream-ripping site Yout.com has fought legal disputes around the world , with mixed results. Most recently the site and its operator Johnathan Nader became the target of a criminal prosecution in Brazil , which resulted in the site being blocked. Yout.com vs. RIAA.

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Where in the World Is ‘Joe’s’ Blood?

JD Supra Law

Cell and gene therapy is revolutionizing healthcare. But its efficacy relies on good old-fashioned supply chain management. Good luck with that. Take a seat, Joe. We’re going to draw a vial of your blood and ship it to the lab for gene splicing.

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Mechanisms, Governance, and Policy Impact of SEP Determination Approaches

IP Watchdog

Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) are on the rise; the number of newly declared patents per year has almost tripled over the past five years. There were 17,623 new declared patent families in 2020, compared to 6,457 in 2015 (see Figure 1).

Unavailability of Witness for Cross-Examination Dooms Reliance on Affidavit Testimony in PTAB Proceeding

JD Supra Law

In a series of related inter partes review proceedings, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board recently granted a petitioner’s motion to strike the sworn affidavit of a witness who was unwilling to submit to cross-examination.

How One Man Used a Pun as a Springboard for a Successful Business

Legal Zoom

Who says business needs to be serious? For one entrepreneur and his family, business is all about fun and games

High Court TransUnion Ruling May Enhance PTAB Autonomy

JD Supra Law

Although the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in TransUnion LLC v.

Legalist Accused Of Stealing Legal Database's Trade Secrets

IP Law 360

Leopard Solutions is claiming litigation finance company Legalist Inc. stole "enormous swaths" of the legal database's proprietary content through a free trial subscription period to make its own set of data

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What is a Method of Medical Treatment?

IPilogue

David Park is a 3L J.D. Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School, enrolled in Professor David Vaver’s 2021-2022 Intellectual Property Law & Technology Intensive Program. As part of the course requirements, students were asked to write a blog on a topic of their choice.

Federal Court of Appeal dismisses appeal, upholds strict interpretation of patent listing deadline for KEYTRUDA formulation patent

JD Supra Law

The Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) dismissed an appeal by Merck from a decision of the Federal Court. dismissing Merck’s application for judicial review of Health Canada’s refusal to add Canadian Patent No.

Famous names on famous dames

Likelihood of Confusion

Oscars after-party thoughts: Did you ever wonder about just how far someone can go “knocking off” a famous designer gown? Counterfeit Chic twirls around some elegant ideas. Originally posted 2013-04-29. The post Famous names on famous dames appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™.

The Federal Circuit’s “Sharp Tongue” When it Comes to Bad Attorney Behavior

JD Supra Law

“Sticks and stones may break my bones … but [sharp] words [from the Federal Circuit] will make me wish I never went to law school.”

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TTABlog Test: How Did These Three Section 2(d) Oppositions Come Out?

The TTABlog

A TTAB judge once told me that you can predict the outcome of a Section 2(d) case 95% of the time by just looking at the goods/services and the marks. I kid you not! Let's see how you do with the three cases summarized below. Answer(s) in the first comment. MG Financial, LLC v.

MarkIt to Market® - November 2021: Watching the Pot™

JD Supra Law

ITC to Determine if Importing of Oil-Vape Cartridges to Go Up in Smoke - The ITC recently initiated an investigation into whether 38 manufacturers' imports of oil-vape cartridges used to smoke cannabis and THC infringe a series of utility and design patents held by Shenzhen Smoore Technology Limited.

Ramey & Schwaller is Seeking a Litigation Attorney

IP Watchdog

Ramey & Schwaller is looking for a litigation attorney with 3-5 years of litigation experience in federal court. The full-time, permanent position, located in Houston, TX, will be handling cases from cradle to grave.

Patent Case Summaries - November 2021 #3

JD Supra Law

A weekly summary of the precedential patent-related opinions issued by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the opinions designated precedential or informative by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Indivior UK Limited v. Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories S.A., et al., 2020-2073, -2142 (Fed.

UK Litigation Roundup: Here's What You Missed In London

IP Law 360

This past week in London has seen Nintendo take on U.K. internet providers, collapsed TV company Arena take on its directors, and major fashion brands chase MasterCard for swipe fees. Here, Law360 looks at those and other new claims in the U.K.

What’s mine is not yours. FinTech guide to relevant intellectual property and dispute avoidance (UK)

JD Supra Law

In the competitive world of FinTech, developing an effective Intellectual Property (IP) strategy early on is key. We have developed the Hogan Lovells IP FinTech Guide to assist you with key questions on this essential consideration in the United Kingdom.

DISH Network Wins $4.4M In Pirated Content Suit

IP Law 360

A New York federal judge has awarded DISH Network LLC more than $4.4 million in the satellite pay-TV giant's lawsuit accusing two companies of illegally streaming content exclusively licensed to DISH for distribution

An Effective Way to Protect Confidential Information

JD Supra Law

A recent California Court of Appeals decision found nominal damages could be awarded for an employee’s breach of a non-disclosure agreement (“NDA”), even if no actual harm was done to the employer.

UK Regulator Issues New Guidance on In-Game Advertising

IP Tech Blog

What is the UK advertising regulator’s position on the costs of mystery items, bonus time, and levelling up? Several platforms urgently need to change their game mechanics to comply with new rules.

PTAB Strategies and Insights - November 2021: USPTO Lowers Hurdle for LEAP Participation

JD Supra Law

As we discussed in a previous newsletter, the Legal Experience and Advancement Program (LEAP) is a tremendous success for the PTAB, practitioners, and clients alike.

Disney, Netflix, WB Slam 2 Video Sites Over Streaming Piracy

IP Law 360

Disney Enterprises, Warner Bros. Entertainment, Netflix and other entertainment powerhouses accused two streaming websites of selling pirated access to their biggest movies and television shows, such as "Harry Potter" movies and "The Office," according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in California federal court

The Impact Of Prior Claim Constructions Since The Ptab Adopted The Same Claim Construction Standard As Other Courts

JD Supra Law

In 2018, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board aligned its claim construction standard in post-grant proceedings with the standard applied by the federal courts and the International Trade Commission.

Now Available! 2022 Edition of 50 State Non-Compete Desktop Reference

Trading Secrets

Seyfarth’s Trade Secrets, Computer Fraud & Non-Competes practice group is pleased to provide the 2022 edition of our 50 State Desktop Reference, which surveys the most-asked questions related to restrictive covenants and trade secrets in all 50 states, plus the District of Columbia.

DABUS & AUKUS: A Tale of Three Approaches to the Question of Whether an Invention Created by a Machine Using Artificial Intelligence is Patentable

JD Supra Law

A number of countries have now issued decisions on whether a patent can be granted to Dr. Stephen Thaler for an invention made by a machine named DABUS.

NFL Franchise Controversies

JIPEL Copyright Blog

With the 2021-2022 NFL season underway, there is no shortage of storylines: players, teams, fantasy football, and the league as a whole. Interestingly, the ongoing lawsuit of the City of St. Louis against the NFL and individual franchise owners is seldom among the myriad news and articles, notwithstanding billions of dollars in potential damages against the league and team owners. In 2016, the St. Louis Rams announced their relocation to Los Angeles after twenty-one years in St. Louis.

[Audio] Podcast - The Briefing from the IP Law Blog: Jack in the Box Pops a Spring Over Mascot Trademark Dilution

JD Supra Law

In this episode of the Briefing from the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a trademark dispute between Jack in the Box and Cryptocurrency Marketplace FTX. Jack in the Box claims that FTX’s new mascot is too similar to theirs. By: Weintraub Tobin

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, December 3: Senate Republicans Question FTC’s Khan on Zombie Votes, USPTO’s Hirshfeld Gives Update on Small Claims Patent Tribunal Study, and Cellspin Soft Challenges Denials of USPTO Director Review at CAFC

IP Watchdog

Restrictive Covenant and Trade Secret Year-End Review

JD Supra Law

2021 was an active year for trade secret and restrictive covenant law.

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Brand Protection and Fighting Fakes Online

LexBlog IP

The shift to online marketplaces has created an incredible boom for some, and significant loss to others. Branding has become more important than ever, particularly in developing an online presence through search engines, various online platforms, and social media.

[Video] The Briefing from the IP Law Blog: Jack in the Box Pops a Spring Over Mascot Trademark Dilution

JD Supra Law

In this episode of the Briefing from the IP Law Blog, Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a trademark dispute between Jack in the Box and Cryptocurrency Marketplace FTX. Jack in the Box claims that FTX’s new mascot is too similar to theirs. By: Weintraub Tobin

Caltech Sues Samsung After $1B Apple Patent Win

IP Law 360

The California Institute of Technology went to Texas federal court Friday with a new lawsuit that says Samsung's Galaxy smartphones infringe the same patents that a California jury said Apple Inc. and its supplier Broadcom Inc. infringed to the tune of over $1.1 billion in damages

Jack in the Box Pops a Spring Over Mascot Trademark Dilution

The IP Law Blog

In this episode of the Briefing from the IP Law Blog , Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a trademark dispute between Jack in the Box and Cryptocurrency Marketplace FTX. Jack in the Box claims that FTX’s new mascot is too similar to theirs.

Fox Rothschild Snares Buchalter IP Specialist In LA

IP Law 360

Fox Rothschild LLP has grabbed an intellectual property specialist from Buchalter PC to join the firm's Los Angeles office as a partner

Jack in the Box Pops a Spring Over Mascot Trademark Dilution

LexBlog IP

In this episode of the Briefing from the IP Law Blog , Scott Hervey and Josh Escovedo discuss a trademark dispute between Jack in the Box and Cryptocurrency Marketplace FTX. Jack in the Box claims that FTX’s new mascot is too similar to theirs.

CAFC tees up patent fight over multi-billion-dollar Moderna covid revenues

IAM Magazine

Arbutus Biopharma’s shares soar in anticipation of mRNA jab royalty lawsuit after Federal Circuit ruling. Analysis Analysis: Legal Analysis: Strategy Coronavirus Litigation Patents Strategy Technology Licensing Transactions

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