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CRTC Ruling Signals How Bill C-11 Could Be Used To Regulate Internet Content

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Negative Claim Elements and the Importance of Complete Patent Disclosures: How Novartis Lost a $2.8 Billion Drug to Generic Drug Makers

JD Supra Law

On June 21, 2022, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp.'s s patent for a method of treating multiple sclerosis with fingolimod (Gilenya®) was held invalid for lack of written description under 35 U.S.C. § 112(a).


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Hermès’ Challenge of ‘MetaBirkin’ NFTs Foretells Future Trademark Litigation Trends

IP Watchdog

There are not many trademark cases that are of equal interest to high fashion, the art world and cutting-edge tech. The ongoing “MetaBirkin” lawsuit is unusual, however, in that it involves a designer brand and two of the latest, trending topics – non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and the metaverse.

[Audio] [Podcast] Outsmarting Cyber Scammers: A Look Into Anti-Cybersquatting Litigation

JD Supra Law

In this podcast, Wiley partners Attison L. Barnes, III and David E. Weslow pull from their combined decades of experience for an in-depth discussion of cybersquatting and related Internet and digital media scams.

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.

The Technology Driving Today’s Supply Chain Management

In today’s collaborative, global economy, no one company can deliver an end product to consumers alone. The logistics required to go from raw material and product design to a retail.

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Which Type of Intellectual Property Protection Do I Need?

Art Law Journal

When people find out that I am an Intellectual Property attorney, I am often battered with questions about the topic. That’s understandable.

Update on biosimilars in Canada – June 2022

JD Supra Law

We provide a further update on developments regarding biosimilars in Canada (approvals, pending submissions, litigation, regulatory, market access and competition) since our last update in October 2021. By: Smart & Biggar

My Periscope with Adam Townsend

Likelihood of Confusion

?LIVE: Discussing social media, the suppression of dissent and legal asymmetrical warfare with lawyer @RonColeman Please join us now and please ask questions ? link] — Adam Townsend (@adamscrabble) September. The post My Periscope with Adam Townsend appeared first on LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION™.

Interim USPTO Guidance: Compelling Evidence of Unpatentability Forecloses Fintiv Denial

JD Supra Law

Key Points - On June 21, 2022, USPTO Director Katherine K. Vidal issued a memorandum titled “Interim Procedure for Discretionary Denials in AIA Post-Grant Proceedings With Parallel District Court Litigation.” Under this new guidance, Director Vidal clarifies how the PTAB will apply Apple Inc.

Reminder: Shamnad Basheer Essay Competition Deadline Coming up, Prize Money Doubled


Don’t miss the deadline! Picture from here. As a reminder to our readers, the deadline for submissions to the 3rd Shamnad Basheer Essay Competition on Intellectual Property Law is just a couple of weeks away – July 14th, 2022 (23:59 IST).

Can I get a trademark, copyright, or patent for Cannabis-related products?

JD Supra Law

Can I get a trademark, copyright, or patent for Cannabis-related products? Maybe. Individuals and businesses crave certainty. With every emerging area of law; however, comes a certain degree of uncertainty. By: Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLC

IP STARS 2022: The full patent rankings

Managing IP

We have published all the 2022 rankings of the leading firms for patent litigation and protection work. Patents Free North America Asia Pacific Jurisdictions Unitary patent and UPC Europe Africa Middle East Latin America and Caribbean IP Strategy

House Introduces Legislation Restricting Confidentiality Provisions in Settlement Agreements

JD Supra Law

Seyfarth Synopsis: Last week, in connection with a House Oversight hearing, Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.) introduced legislation to restrict confidentiality provisions from covering claims of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.

From crude oil to chemicals: How refineries can adapt to shifting demand


The energy transition will reduce demand for oil products but increase opportunities to capture the growing demand for petrochemicals. Chemicals Insights Chemicals North America


University of Massachusetts v. L'Oreal S.A. (Fed. Cir. 2022)

JD Supra Law

In reviewing (and reversing) the District Court's claim construction in University of Massachusetts v. L'Oreal S.A.,

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Former Red Sox Nemesis Bucky Dent Applies to Register "BUCKY F'ING DENT" for Entertainment Services

The TTABlog

Russell Earl "Bucky" Dent was a light-hitting shortstop for the New York Yankess when, in 1978, he hit a three-run homer that gave the Yankees a 3–2 lead in the AL East division tie-breaker game against the Boston Red Sox.

Federally Registering the Trademark of Your NFT

JD Supra Law

In order to legally own your non-fungible token (NFT) brand, you can and should consider federally registering the trademark on it. NFTs are inherently valuable given that they represent unique, irreplaceable digital assets. By: Cozen O'Connor

Football Piracy: Premier League Granted Extension to ISP Blocking Order


Over the past several years, The Football Association Premier League has been working hard to combat the availability of illegal match streams broadcast over the Internet.

Artificial intelligence and intellectual property: UK Government responds to UK IPO consultation

JD Supra Law

Following its first consultation on artificial intelligence and intellectual property in 2020, the UK Intellectual Property Office launched a second consultation in October 2021.

Cloudflare & Media Companies Agree to Modify “Power Grab” Piracy Injunction


When United King Film Distribution, DBS Satellite Services, and Hot Communication won copyright lawsuit s against three pirate streaming sites in April, the court gave them everything they asked for. In addition to millions in damages against pirate streaming/IPTV platforms,

A single approach to culture transformation may not fit all


It can be hard for organizations with many independent business units to achieve cohesion among them and transform their culture. Remember: it’s better to bend than break. Insights on People and Organizational Performance Leadership Culture Change management

Justices' Patent Eligibility Denial Won't End Fight For Clarity

IP Law 360

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a highly controversial case on patent eligibility, ignoring impassioned pleas from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and Federal Circuit that they need help interpreting the law consistently, and leaving attorneys to hope Congress will pick up the bato

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Mission not meetings: How government leaders could avoid self-sabotage


Government leaders get up in the morning for the mission, but they often spend their day working against the bureaucracy. This can lead to self-sabotage, and it is not uncommon. But it can be overcome.

BREAKING: Supreme Court Rejects American Axle's Patent Eligibility Bid

IP Law 360

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday turned away one of the most closely watched patent eligibility petitions to date, dashing the hopes of those who want the justices to provide more clarity on the subject.

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The keys to QML patent success

IAM Magazine

Co-published - A guide to drafting applications that meet EPO eligibility requirements. Analysis Co-published

IP Forecast: Apple Foe Looks To Revive Axed $308M Verdict

IP Law 360

The Federal Circuit next week will consider whether a Texas judge made the right call in throwing out a patent-holding company's $308.5 million jury verdict against Apple by using a rarely invoked rule meant to punish slow-walking applications at the patent office.

OM Weekly Digest 06/30/22

Olartemoure Blog

06/30/22 – Compliance. On 22 June, Colombia’s financial oversight authority announced signing an MoU on money laundering and terrorist financing prevention with the US Financial Intelligence Agency (FinCen). According to the oversight authority, the agreement has three purposes. .

Coca-Cola blues: Will more courts scrutinize "reputation" theories of harm as part of the standing inquiry?


Meenaxi Enterprise, Inc. Coca-Cola Company, F.4th -, No. 2021-2209, 2022 WL 2335343 (Fed.

Pandemic to endemic: Where do US public-health systems go from here?


As COVID-19 moves from a pandemic to an endemic disease in the United States, the country could take the opportunity to create stronger, more equitable public-health systems. Public & Social Sector Insights Public health Health Care United States


court presumes injury from comparative false advertising for injunctive relief, not monetary


Universal Life Church Monastery Storehouse v. American Marriage Ministries, 2022 WL 2317439, No. C19-0301RAJ (W.D. 28, 2022) The parties compete to provide online ordinations to individuals who wish to perform marriage ceremonies and accuse each other of misconduct in advertising.

Localization of data privacy regulations creates competitive opportunities


Around the world, new regulations are promoting data localization. To comply, companies must be agile in their investments, but those that get it right could increase their revenues and market share. Risk & Resilience Insights Risk Management Cybersecurity/Risk

Supreme Court Refuses to Reconsider its Patent Eligibility Doctrine


by Dennis Crouch. As its final act for the 2021-2022 term, the US Supreme Court has denied certiorari in the pending patent eligibility cases of American Axle v. Neapco and Spireon v. Procon. The Patent Act expressly lists four categories of patentable inventions: “any new and useful process , machine , manufacture , or composition of matter , or any new and useful improvement thereof, may obtain a patent therefor.” ” 35 U.S.C.

Domain Name News, June 2022 - Anchovy News

JD Supra Law

This is the June edition of Anchovy News. Here you will find articles concerning ICANN, the domain name industry and the recuperation of domain names across the globe. In this issue we cover: Domain name industry news, including: Israel launches new IDN.?????,