Patent - news©2018 Managing Intellectual Property60Patent - newsPhilips SEP validated by UK High CourtThe High Court has validated a Philips standard essential patent, making it “two-one to Philips as it moves towards the FRAND trial” in its litigation with Asus and HTC, 19 Jul 2018 21:00:00 GMTChina IP trends: the shift in patent filing – RWS and Managing IP webinar recapIn a webinar hosted by Managing IP and RWS, Justin Simpson of RWS and founder of inovia and Xia Zheng of AFD China Intellectual Property discussed filing trends and tips for non-Chinese applicants, 19 Jul 2018 06:15:00 GMTAnalysis: Section 101’s power wanes post-BerkheimerNew data reveals that findings of invalidity and the success of 101-based motions to dismiss have dropped since Berkheimer, the most important US subject matter eligibility case of 2018, 18 Jul 2018 20:15:00 GMTUK IPO patent filings fell, while trade marks soared, from 1995 to 2017A report released by the Intellectual Property Office details trends in patent, trade mark and design filing between 1995 and 2017, 18 Jul 2018 17:00:00 GMTChristian Archambeau recommended as EUIPO executive directorAppointment expected to be a formality after European Council permanent representatives committee votes for acting EUIPO executive director to take role permanently, 17 Jul 2018 03:00:00 GMTInterview: All Via’s saying is give peace a chanceJoseph Siino, president of patent pool manager Via Licensing, tells Managing IP about his peace plan to end wireless patent wars, the impact of China and the coming challenges of 5G technology, 17 Jul 2018 02:30:00 GMTStrategies for trade secret litigation in ChinaEvidence collection remains the primary challenge when it comes to trade secret litigation. Managing IP asks law firm practitioners and in-house counsel how this area of IP is evolving in China, 17 Jul 2018 02:15:00 GMTRethinking patent strategies for personalised medicineIn-house counsel, private practice lawyers and scientists discussed life sciences advancements such as the move towards personalised medicines, at the Hogan Lovells Life Sciences Summit, 16 Jul 2018 05:00:00 GMTAssessing the SCOTUS term and predicting Kavanaugh’s IP impactManaging IP analyses the three IP decisions out of the US Supreme Court in the term just ended, and previews next term and the impact of Justice Kennedy’s retirement, 13 Jul 2018 22:30:00 GMTUK High Court invalidates Philips SEPThe High Court has invalidated one of Philips’s SEPs, making it “one all with one more patent to go” in its litigation with Asus and HTC, 13 Jul 2018 16:00:00 GMTSAS appeal – how the Federal Circuit has interpreted PTAB cases since Supreme Court rulingManaging IP assesses how the Federal Circuit has responded to SAS Institute v Iancu in appeals from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board, 12 Jul 2018 21:45:00 GMTPTAB designates five informative decisionsThe Patent Trial and Appeal Board has designated five decisions as informative, two ex parte review and three inter partes review decisions, 12 Jul 2018 20:15:00 GMTUK to set up GI scheme and seek UPC membership after BrexitThe UK government’s new white paper outlines what it wants from intellectual property after it leaves the EU – but some IP professionals feel it doesn’t say enough, 12 Jul 2018 17:00:00 GMTParis Court of Appeal refuses preliminary injunction in SPC disputeCourt of Appeal upholds an interim order from the first instance court based on Articles 3C and 3D of the SPC Regulation and confirms the need for core inventive advance, 12 Jul 2018 13:45:00 GMTPTAB round-up: Filing rebounds in first half; two bills introduced in CongressJune included an increase in Patent Trial and Appeal Board petition filing, two PTAB-related bills being introduced in Congress and the first reversal of a PGR final written decision, 12 Jul 2018 13:45:00 GMTWomen in IP Global Network Interview: Gender inequality in GermanyLucy Songi speaks to Astrid Gérard (Preu Bohlig & Partners), Sandra Pohlman (df-mp), Christine Kanz (Hoyng Rokh Monegier) and Cordula Schumacher (Arnold Ruess) about gender inequality in the German workplace and whether new laws addressing this issue are effective, 11 Jul 2018 13:45:00 GMTHow autonomous vehicles will change IP strategiesThe automotive industry is facing fundamental challenges arising from autonomous driving and connected car technologies. Managing IP has published an in-depth report, in association with Gowling WLG, which discusses these challenges in depth, 10 Jul 2018 07:00:00 GMTThe latest IP moves in the US, Europe and AsiaRecent intellectual property people moves include the launch of new firm Peroff Saunders and hires by King & Spalding, Fenwick & West, Holland & Hart, Goodwin, Maier & Maier, FisherBroyles, Barnes & Thornburg and Wynne-Jones IP, 09 Jul 2018 17:45:00 GMTCanada: Two different approaches to patent applications, 05 Jul 2018 09:00:00 GMTPractitioners doubtful about practical application of Japan SEP guidelinesIP lawyers in Japan say the standard essential patent guidelines are a good start but will not have much case impact because they are not legally binding, 04 Jul 2018 22:30:00 GMTInterviews: In-house counsel on China challengesFive leading Asia in-house counsel tell Karry Lai how they deal with issues in China including trade mark enforcement, blockchain, AI, software patents and trade secret litigation, 03 Jul 2018 05:00:00 GMTAI and patents: Even better than the real thing?Artificial intelligence will have a big impact on IP prosecution and litigation. Ellie Mertens takes a look at how it will change life for patent practitioners, 03 Jul 2018 05:00:00 GMTAnalysing patent filing in ChinaJustin Simpson of RWS and Xia Zheng of AFD addressed a range of issues in a recent webinar hosted by Managing IP, including trends in China’s PCT application data, types of patent protection and enforcement methods, 02 Jul 2018 15:30:00 GMTUnitary Patent and UPC Update: UPCA ruled unconstitutional in HungaryManaging IP rounds up developments related to the Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent in June, 29 Jun 2018 18:15:00 GMTApple and Samsung settle – highlights of the seven-year battleApple v Samsung has finally ended, with the two parties telling Judge Koh in a filing they have resolved their remaining legal dispute, 28 Jun 2018 03:00:00 GMTA closer look at Pfizer v Orifarm, SPCs and the specific mechanismThe CJEU set several precedents for the specific mechanism’s scope over supplementary protection certificates, in a decision IP attorneys say cements the connection between SPCs and basic patents, 27 Jun 2018 20:15:00 GMTUS Supreme Court likely to craft a bright-line on-sale bar ruleThe court in Helsinn v Teva will rule on the issue of whether the confidential sale or license of a not-yet-patented technology or process qualifies as prior art under the AIA, 27 Jun 2018 02:30:00 GMTInterview: Wade Zhu, DuPont’s China IP counsel, outlines hopes for Patent Act changesKarry Lai speaks with the US conglomerate’s China IP counsel to find out about challenges in patent litigation, what Patent Law changes he would like to see and how big picture thinking has been key to his success, 26 Jun 2018 03:15:00 GMTPTAB practice in a post-SAS worldThe big questions remaining after the Supreme Court’s SAS ruling include how institution rates will change, how strategy at the Board should evolve, and how district courts and the Federal Circuit will react. Michael Loney investigates, 25 Jun 2018 14:00:00 GMTUS Supreme Court allows award of foreign lost profits patent damagesWesternGeco v Ion Geophysical opinion finds the focus of section 271(f) is domestic infringement, and the fact that the remedy – lost profits damages – may apply abroad is “incidental”, in a decision observers say creates the opportunity to seek much larger damages awards, 22 Jun 2018 23:30:00 GMT