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Examining Upcoming Changes to the Implementing Regulations of the Chinese Patent Law

IP Watchdog

Recently, amendments to the Implementing Regulations of the Chinese Patent Law were issued and will take effect from January 20, 2024. The Regulations align with the revisions made to the Patent Law in 2020 and provide further guidance.

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The Legacy of A.B. Dick and Motion Picture Patents: How these 100+ Year Old Ruling Reshaped Patent Law

Patently-O

” The dissenters saw a fundamental distinction between a patentee’s exclusive rights in the patented invention itself versus contractual rights in unpatented articles used with the invention. Lexmark argued that these restrictions should be enforceable through patent law, similar to the reasoning in A.B.

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Canadian Patent Law 2023: A Year in Review

JD Supra Law

In our annual review of developments in Canadian patent law, we considered over 60 patent decisions reported last year. This article highlights statutory changes and a selection of interesting points addressed in the reported decisions. By: Smart & Biggar

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Patent Law Primer: A Newsletter Series on Key Patent Law Topics

Patently-O

I am happy to announce the launch of my newsletter series, “ Patent Law Primer: A Short Introduction to Key Issues in Patent Law ,” currently distributed through LinkedIn. This series is designed for a broader audience, making it accessible for anyone interested in the subject, not just patent attorneys.

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New Developments Help Clarify Intersection of Patent Law and Artificial Intelligence

JD Supra Law

have shed further light on the intersection of patent law and artificial intelligence (AI), particularly with respect to whether AI-generated inventions can be patented. Two recent developments, one in the U.S. and one in the U.K., By: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

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Highlights of Revised Regulations for Implementing Patent Law of China

JD Supra Law

On December 11, 2023, the State Council of the People’s Republic of China announced its decision to amend the Implementing Regulations of the Patent Law of the People’s Republic of China (the “2023 Regulations”), marking the first update in over 13 years since the last amendment in 2010.

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Devil’s Dictionary of Patent Law

Patently-O

Longtime patent attorney Martin Abramson just sent me a copy of his short 153 page book titled The Devil’s Dictionary of Patent Law & Beyond: Tapping the Funny Bone of Patent Law. The Devil’s Dictionary of Patent Law and Beyond by Martin Abramson fills a long-standing humor gap in patent law.