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ITC investigates Caterpillar
22 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The US International Trade Commission will investigate machinery company Caterpillar following a complaint from the Wirtgen Group
Nvidia loses subject matter challenge
22 August 2017 | Delaware | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Visual Memory’s patent for computer memory technology, asserted in its case against Nvidia, does cover eligible subject matter, according to a reversal from the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
BakerHostetler hires partner trio
22 August 2017 | Chicago | Reporter: Barney Dixon
BakerHostetler has has hired three patent partners to bolster its Chicago office
US formally institutes China IP investigation
21 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
CIPU enters education partnership
21 August 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Universities should be more flexible
18 August 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Ericsson sues Wiko over standard-essential patents
17 August 2017 | Stockholm | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Ropes & Gray hires leading PTAB litigator
16 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Trump fires forward in China IP investigation
15 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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Nintendo Switch ‘infringes’ Gamevice patent
14 August 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
BPO takes radical approach to patent backlog
14 August 2017 | Brasília | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Sanofi sues Merck for patent infringement
11 August 2017 | New Jersey | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Orrick hires IP trial partner
11 August 2017 | Silicon Valley | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Aarhus University champions ‘patent free’ research zone
10 August 2017 | Aarhus | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Sprint clears final hurdle, Prism falls flat
10 August 2017 | Nebraska | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton hires patent associate
09 August 2017 | Tokyo | Reporter: Barney Dixon
ITC investigation into Apple goes ahead
09 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
EFF wins podcasting patent challenge
08 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Vishal Amin confirmed as IPEC
07 August 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Boehringer infringed 74 patents, says AbbVie
04 August 2017 | Delaware | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Ericsson patent counsel: Negotiations must be held in good faith
03 August 2013 | Texas | Reporter: Barney Dixon
SIPO launches new IP rights centre
03 August 2017 | Shanghai | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Marks & Clerk promotes three
03 August | Cambridge | Reporter: Barney Dixon
China streamlines patent filing
02 August 2017 | Beijing | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Settlement a possibility in Apple v Qualcomm
01 August 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Apple paid $1.7 billion to Nokia
31 July 2017 | Espoo | Reporter: Barney Dixon
UC Berkeley fires broadsides in opening brief
28 July 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
DLA Piper adds Austin head
28 July 2017 | Austin | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Morgan Lewis hires IP litigation pro
28 July 2017 | Shanghai | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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Least developed countries can now more easily obtain compulsory licences during public health emergencies, but some have been slow to take advantage. Vítor Palmela Fidalgo of Inventa International explains why
Diana Portna of D&L IP Group explains how Ukraine’s compulsory licensing laws could be opened up for the public interest, and how rights owners could react
Facing unacceptable pendencies in 2003, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office dug deep to make the patent prosecution service more efficient
TC Heartland’s Supreme Court question may see patent owners going cold on the Eastern District of Texas
It is incumbent on practitioners and applicants to take care in drafting and prosecuting applications, says Bea Koempel-Thomas of Lee & Hayes
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The Andean Community has stood firm in the defence of its owns interests, says Jesús Cuba and Kelly Sánchez of OMC Abogados & Consultores
The first preliminary injunction granted by a China IP court was awarded to Christian Louboutin. Dr Weili Ma of Chofn Intellectual Property explains
Patent prosecution in South Africa rarely favours the inventor, but recent reforms are aiming to change that, one little bit at a time
The Tanzania Patent Office is a useful partner in the prosecution process, says Sunday Godfrey Ndamugoba of ABC Attorneys
Dominic Ogega Mwale, managing partner at Mwale & Company, explains how to patent in Kenya
Patent owners looking for an attractive place to seek protection in Asia need look no further than Singapore, says Max Ng and Gerald Mursjid of Gateway Law Corporation
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