Sun.Jan 09, 2022

2021 Emoji Law Year-in-Review

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

A recap of emoji law developments in 2021: Court References. I maintain a dataset of US court opinions that reference emojis and emoticons. I have compiled the dataset using keyword alerts in Westlaw and Lexis, supplemented by a few opinions I’ve found other ways.

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Subpoenas Targeted Over 35,000 Cloudflare Customer Domain Names in Six Months

TorrentFreak

Popular CDN and DDoS protection service Cloudflare has come under a lot of pressure from copyright holders in recent years. The company offers its services to millions of sites. This includes multinationals, governments, but also some of the world’s leading pirate sites.

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In memoriam: William (Bill) Cornish (1937 - 2022)

The IPKat

The IPKat Team was extremely saddened to be informed of the passing of Professor William (Bill) Cornish.

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New Vision Gaming’s Motion for Reconsideration Highlights Issues with Arthrex USPTO Director Review Mandate

IP Watchdog

In the last few weeks of 2021, patent owner New Vision Gaming & Development filed a motion for reconsideration of a remand order issued by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Around the IP Blogs

The IPKat

This Kat has now woken up from his winter slumber.

Huawei inks 6G licensing deal; IPCom secures Apple settlement; Vidal USPTO vote cancelled; Software patent sales surge; InterDigital v Oppo analysis; plus much more

IAM Magazine

Get ready for the new working week with a summary of all the stories posted on the IAM platform over the past seven days. Blog News Round-up

Deferred Subject Matter Eligibility Response (DSMER) Pilot Program

Patently-O

Back in 2010, I wrote an article with Prof Rob Merges titled Operating Efficiently Post-Bilski by Ordering Patent Doctrine Decision-Making. We suggested that patent examiners often lack capacity to judge metaphysical questions centered around abstractness and laws of nature. In addition, we noted that many eligibility questions substantially overlap with bread-and-butter patent doctrines such as obviousness, enablement, and indefiniteness.

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Strict US written description requirement applied to CAR-T-cell therapy (Juno v Kite)

The IPKat

In the US, functional antibody claims have increasingly failed to satisfy the strict "written description" sufficiency requirement.

Blawgers’ Blawg Review

Likelihood of Confusion

Blawg Review #125 is at, and about the concept of, “Real Lawyers Have Blogs.” ” A little pointy-headed? Maybe. Bit of the old inside baseball, perhaps? Perhaps. But if you’re considering. The post Blawgers’ Blawg Review appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™. Blawg Reviews

Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2022-01-08

Barry Sookman

Computer and Internet Weekly Updates for 2022-01-01 [link] 2022-01-02. Cyberlibel : Information Warfare in the 21st Century?, 2021 CanLIIDocs 13247 [link] )) 2022-01-02. Damages for copyright infringement, Ark Innovation Technology Inc. Matidor Technologies Inc., 2021 FC 1336 [link] 2022-01-02.

[Conference Report] Patents, truth, PCT and more at the UIC School of Law International IP Practice Seminar

The IPKat

Back in October, University of Illinois Chicago School of Law’s Center for Intellectual Property (“IP”), Information, and Privacy Law organized and virtually hosted its International IP Practice Seminar.

Huawei inks Wi-Fi 6 licensing deal; IPCom secures Apple settlement; Vidal USPTO vote cancelled; Software patent sales surge; InterDigital v Oppo analysis; plus much more

IAM Magazine

Get ready for the new working week with a summary of all the stories posted on the IAM platform over the past seven days. Blog News Round-up