Tue.Nov 29, 2022

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What Is a Request to Divide a Trademark Application

Erik K Pelton

The USPTO trademark application process has many steps and possibilities, one such step is a “Request to Divide” an application and split it into two separate filings. Listen for more details about when and why an applicant would file a Request to Divide.

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US Inventor Arguments for Opposing the Pride in Patent Ownership Act Fall Short on the Merits

IP Watchdog

Last September, a bipartisan pair of Senators introduced the Pride in Patent Ownership Act, which, if passed, would add greatly-needed transparency to our patent system. The legislation would require patent owners to disclose their identity to the U.S.

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Cyando Kills Uploaded.net Before Copyright Quagmire Drowns It

TorrentFreak

When the U.S. Government shut down Megaupload in 2012, similar platforms were presented with a practical example of what could happen to their businesses too.

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Misleading Bloomberg Law Post Claims IP Litigation Finance is for Investors, Not Inventors

IP Close Up

Opinions run hot and facts loose when it comes to describing providers of litigation capital, especially if the funds are used in support of plaintiffs Continue reading.

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IPO Diversity in Innovation Toolkit

Women and diverse employees have the technical skill and knowledge, yet their contributions are not patented at the same rate as those of their male counterparts.This toolkit can help organizations move the needle on achieving gender parity in innovation.

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Creator Spotlight with Author & Photographer Evan Butterfield

Copyright Alliance

This week we’d like to introduce you to author and Photographer Evan Butterfield. What was the inspiration behind becoming a creator? What do you enjoy most about the creative process? […].

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Canada’s Federal Court Grants NHL Pirate Streaming Blockade for 22/23 Season

TorrentFreak

Last year, Canada’s Federal Court of Appeal upheld the first pirate site-blocking order in the country. The landmark decision opened the door to additional and more advanced blocking requests.

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CCC Supports Scholarly Publishing Community Through SSP’s Generations Fund

Velocity of Content

Founded in 1978, the Society for Scholarly Publishing’s ( SSP ) mission is to support all organizations and individuals to advance scholarly publishing.

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How the Supreme Court’s Clarification of Enablement in Amgen May Affect the Future of Patent Law

JD Supra Law

On November 4, the U.S. Supreme Court granted Amgen’s petition to review the “enablement requirement” of Section 112 of the Patent Act. See generally Amgen Inc., Sanofi, No. 21-757 (U.S. 2022).

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Who Is the Government Really Backing With Bill C-18?: Rejected Online News Outlet Amendment Tells the Story

Michael Geist

Last week, I wrote about Liberal MP Lisa Hepfner’s comments at the Heritage committee study into Bill C-18, as she dismissed a proposed Conservative amendment by offering a misleading take on CRTC regulation of the news and stating that online news outlets are “ not news.They’re not gathering news.

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Tris Pharma, Inc. V. Teva Pharms. Usa, Inc., Quillichew Er® (Methylphenidate)

JD Supra Law

Case Name: Tris Pharma, Inc. Teva Pharms. USA, Inc., 20-5212 (KM)(ESK) (D.N.J. 16, 2022) (McNulty, J.) Drug Product and Patent(s)-in-Suit: QuilliChew ER® (methylphenidate); U.S. Patents Nos.

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The Van of Nerds in France—Overview and Aircrafts

Christopher Roser

In 2019 I organized an Industry 4.0 tour through southern Germany for a few friends. We called this the “Van of Nerds,” and you can read all about it in a series of blog posts starting here.

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Fortnite Crushes Choreographer’s Copyright Claims

JD Supra Law

The boundaries of protection for dance choreography under copyright law were put to the test in a recent case brought against the creator of the popular game Fortnite.

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What is net zero?

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Net zero is an ideal state where the amount of greenhouse gases (GHGs) released into the earth’s atmosphere is balanced by the amount of GHGs removed. Decarbonization efforts are needed to reach net zero. McKinsey Explainers Climate change

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Patent Protection for Entertainment Software Inventions

JD Supra Law

Innovators seeking patent protection for entertainment software inventions should be aware that all software inventions face patent-eligibility issues.

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Today at noon EST: Incorporating Online Learning into Law Teaching: Insights from Successful Adopters

43(B)log

Register at this link. Concrete examples of what worked. Hear from Jessica M.

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FDA Approves Lantus® Interchangeable Biosimilar

JD Supra Law

On November 18th, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced its approval of Eli Lilly's Rezvoglar (insulin glargine-aglr) product as an interchangeable biosimilar to Sanofi's Lantus (insulin glargine).

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Juno Asks Supreme Court to Reconsider Denial of Petition on Section 112 Question in Light of Amgen Review

IP Watchdog

Following the denial of Juno Therapeutics’ petition to the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this month, Juno last week petitioned the High Court for rehearing, arguing that the grant of certiorari in Amgen v. Sanofi warrants reconsideration.

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Johns Hopkins Breached Keytruda Deal, Merck Sharp Says

IP Law 360

Merck Sharp took Johns Hopkins University to federal court in Maryland on Tuesday over claims that the university secretly obtained patents for inventions based on a collaborative clinical study treating cancer patients with Merck Sharp's Keytruda drug and funding, and then licensing the patents to others in violation of their contract.

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Building a winning AI neobank

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Firms launching a neobank can increase their odds of success in today’s uncertain environment by targeting specific characteristics and capabilities in their strategy and execution plans. Insights on Financial Services Banking Southeast Asia Artificial Intelligence

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Texas Panel Mulls Whether Phone Gossip Is Defamation

IP Law 360

A former Texas state representative pushed back on allegations that he defamed the ex-leader of an anti-vaccination mandate organization with gossip about whether she stole funds from the group, telling a Lone Star State appeals panel on Tuesday that the suit was a "gotcha lawsuit

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Ensuring Tribal Communities Have the Resources Needed for Economic Growth

U.S. Department of Commerce

Ensuring Tribal Communities Have the Resources Needed for Economic Growth. November 29, 2022. KCPullen@doc.gov. Tue, 11/29/2022 - 10:37. Intellectual property. Investing in communities and workers. Minority business growth. Post by. Gina M. Raimondo.

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5 Key Takeaways from Coming to America - So You Think Your Franchise is Ready for the U.S. Market?

JD Supra Law

On November 3-4, 2022, at the American Bar Association’s 45th Annual Forum on Franchising, Marc A. Lieberstein, Partner at Kilpatrick Townsend, and Lee Plave, Partner at Plave Koch PLC, presented Coming To America: So You Think Your Franchise Is Ready For The U.S. Market?

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Beverly Hills TM Lawyer

Likelihood of Confusion

For my money that can only mean Michael N. Cohen! And now he has a blog, giving it away for free like the rest of us, called TRADEMARK BLOG OF THE. The post Beverly Hills TM Lawyer appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION® Blogophilia

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Parallel imports of repackaged medicinal products – when can brand owners oppose?

JD Supra Law

Three cases handed down on 17 November 2022 by the EU’s highest court shed important light on the ability of brand owners to oppose the repackaging of medicinal products, particularly where anti-tampering devices are replaced and leave visible traces.

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What are the Benefits of achieving a WBE certification and does your business qualify?

Stock Legal Blog

As many of you know, our fearless leader Sara Stock founded Stock Legal in 2014. Since then, our firm has flourished into the innovative, non-conventional law firm that it is today with continued success and growth in all our practice areas.

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Oh My God! Covid Killed Casa Bonita! (Until South Park’s Creators Stepped In)

JD Supra Law

Casa Bonita – a self-described “Eatertainment” establishment near Denver, Colorado, featuring cliff divers, stage shows, and subpar Mexican food, appeared destined to become another Covid-19 related restaurant casualty.

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Prior Art

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

As stated in the previous blog on Patentability in India, Novelty is one of the essential criteria required for a patent to be granted in India. Novelty means that the invention must be new or novel and must not have been anticipated by any published document in the world.

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Precedential No. 35: In a Real Snoozer, TTAB Rules on Several Discovery-Related Issues

The TTABlog

In a dubiously precedential Order, the ruled on several discovery-related motions in this opposition to registration of the mark GROMEO for "Planters for flowers and plants; Self-watering planters for flowers and plants."

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Electric vehicles are here and large-scale adoption is … near?

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

You might expect electric vehicles to be more popular, with gas prices and sustainability concerns so high. But barriers to widespread adoption remain. Here’s what companies must do to topple them. Automotive & Assembly Insights Automotive Electric Power Sustainability

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Google Hit With WDTX Patent Suit Over Android Phones

IP Law 360

Google was hit in Texas federal court with a complaint from a company alleging some of the tech giant's Pixel and Nexus smartphones infringe four of its patents related to messaging

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One way to help solve net-zero challenges: Working together as an ecosystem

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

It is vital to manage three areas when negotiating the rocky 1.5° pathway: clear policies, risks to private capital, and tradeoffs. Videos Asia-Pacific Leadership Managing in Uncertainty

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What can GI scholars learn from food research?

The IPKat

As diverse as legal scholarship is on geographical indications (GI), historical and ethnological studies of food may still offer an often-overlooked perspectives on how GIs come into being.

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The McKinsey Crossword: Self-Possessed | No. 104

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Sharpen your problem-solving skills the McKinsey way, with our weekly crossword. Each puzzle is created with the McKinsey audience in mind, and includes a subtle (and sometimes not-so-subtle) business theme for you to find.

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Fox Media Using Stolen Broadcasting Tech, Boston Co. Says

IP Law 360

A Boston-based analytics company accused Fox Corp. and its broadcasting arm of infringing patents on its predictive analytics software to create an internal platform for optimizing scheduling and broadcasts of NFL football games on its regional stations, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Delaware federal court

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What P&C insurers can do as claims inflation pressures results in Europe

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Claims executives can use a structured approach that includes transparent tracking, tactics, and strategic actions to tackle claims inflation in the short term and in the future. Insights on Financial Services Insurance Europe

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Bracing for Impact – The Future of AI for Legal Practice

IPilogue

Pankhuri Malik is an Osgoode LLM Graduate, IPilogue Writer and IP Innovation Clinic Fellow. Photo by Buda Photography. On November 9, IP Osgoode, Reichman University and Microsoft hosted the first in-person Bracing for Impact Conference since 2019.