Patent - Bloghttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2849©2017 Managing Intellectual Property60Patent - BlogDoctrine of equivalents after Actavis v Eli LillyTwo months after the UK Supreme Court's landmark judgment in Actavis v Eli Lilly, more questions are being asked about its impact throughout Europehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3751961/Doctrine-of-equivalents-after-Actavis-v-Eli-Lilly.htmlMon, 18 Sep 2017 16:30:00 GMTMonkey selfie, Octane, Halo, Garmin, Navico, Qualcomm, Apple, PTAB, Amazon – the week in IPA monkey selfie settlement, the Federal Circuit ruling on Octane, Halo being denied enhanced damages, an award of $39m damages for Navico, a denial of Qualcomm’s motion for an injunction against Apple, the percentage of women appearing before the PTAB, the expiration of Amazon’s one-click patent, and IBM chief patent counsel Manny Schecter’s hopes for the new USPTO director were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3751254/Monkey-selfie-Octane-Halo-Garmin-Navico-Qualcomm-Apple-PTAB-Amazonthe-week-in-IP.htmlThu, 14 Sep 2017 20:00:00 GMTIn Re Brunetti, Nintendo, hashtag trade marks, Blackbird Technologies, patent application references, CBS, Dr Phil – the week in IPFederal Circuit oral arguments over scandalous and immoral marks, a jury awarding $10m against Nintendo, hashtag trade mark applications increasing 64%, data on cited references in patent applications, a profile of Blackbird Technologies, a dispute over CBS’s use of a photograph in a news programme and an unusual copyright case involving Dr Phil were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3749042/In-Re-Brunetti-Nintendo-hashtag-trade-marks-Blackbird-Technologies-patent-application-references-CBS.htmlWed, 06 Sep 2017 21:30:00 GMTAssessing Trump’s USPTO director nominee, Andrei IancuUSPTO director nominee Andrei Iancu has broad experience of patent litigation and PTAB proceedings. But observers are unclear about his views on a number of issueshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3748671/Assessing-Trumps-USPTO-director-nominee-Andrei-Iancu.htmlWed, 06 Sep 2017 02:45:00 GMTNews round-up – recent IP stories of interestRecent intellectual property news included stories involving VidAngel, Finjan, a protest at the USPTO, Costco, Tiffany, Cheerios, Rubik’s Cube, CPA Global, Aqua Licensing, Crocs, Warner Bros and Pepe the Froghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3746728/News-round-uprecent-IP-stories-of-interest.htmlThu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:00 GMTGet your conference news here!Managing IP will be publishing daily newspapers at the AIPPI World Congress in Sydney and the AIPLA Annual Meeting in Washington DC in Octoberhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3744016/Get-your-conference-news-here.htmlWed, 23 Aug 2017 10:15:00 GMTWhich are the most significant patents?We want to know which patents readers think have been the most important: send us your suggestions online, by email or on social mediahttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3742430/Which-are-the-most-significant-patents.htmlFri, 18 Aug 2017 11:00:00 GMTAttorneys’ fees, Federal Circuit, will.i.am, EFF, Erich Spangenberg, CRISPR, Prism, Philips, ITC, Qualcomm, Apple, Aqua IP Investor Pool – the week in IPThe Federal Circuit confirming the attorneys’ fees standard is the same in patent and trade mark cases, will.i.am being denied a trade mark registration, EFF winning an appeal of its podcasting dispute with Personal Audio, Erich Spangenberg leaving Marathon, the EPO intending to grant a CRISPR patent, a $30m damages award being set aside, a $10.3m award for Philips, a pool to connect patent holders with high-growth start-ups, and the ITC taking on Qualcomm’s complaint against Apple were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3740634/Attorneys-fees-Federal-Circuit-william-EFF-Erich-Spangenberg-CRISPR-Prism-Philips-ITC-Qualcomm-Apple.htmlThu, 10 Aug 2017 19:15:00 GMTCRISPR, Apple, Nokia, Blockchain patents, Dominion Harbor, Quincy Jones, TC Heartland – the week in IPUC Berkeley’s appeal in its CRISPR dispute with the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Apple’s $2bn payment to Nokia, Blockchain applications at the USPTO almost doubling, Dominion Harbor and Hawkeye Ventures creating a $50 million patent acquisition fund, Quincy Jones being awarded $9.4m in unpaid royalties, and a judge stating TC Heartland was a “sea change” were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3738316/CRISPR-Apple-Nokia-Blockchain-patents-Dominion-Harbor-Quincy-Jones-TC-Heartlandthe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 02 Aug 2017 00:15:00 GMTCopycat car makers and the role of design rightsIn a guest post, Matthew Jones of EIP discusses the role of design rights for automobile manufacturershttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3737750/Copycat-car-makers-and-the-role-of-design-rights.htmlMon, 31 Jul 2017 15:15:00 GMTApple, WARF, Qualcomm, Google, Richard Prince, CLASSICS Act, STRONGER Patents Act, Tam – the week in IPA judge more than doubling WARF’s damages award, Qualcomm taking its Apple dispute to Europe, Google filing for a US injunction against its Canada Supreme Court loss, a judge allowing the Richard Prince copyright suit to proceed, the CLASSICS Act being introduced, the chances of success for the STRONGER Patents Act and applications for offensive trade marks were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3736664/Apple-WARF-Qualcomm-Google-Richard-Prince-CLASSICS-Act-STRONGER-Patents-Act-Tamthe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 26 Jul 2017 21:30:00 GMTMonkey selfie, Teva, Apotex, CRISPR patent pool, Eli Lilly, Jawbone, Shipping and Transit – the week in IPThe 9th Circuit hearing the latest instalment in the monkey selfie story, a Teva trade secret suit, the Broad Institute joining discussions to create a CRISPR patent pool, Eli Lilly settling a Cialis dispute with generics, Shipping and Transit being ordered to pay attorneys’ fees twice in a week and the value of Jawbone’s portfolio were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3734410/Monkey-selfie-Teva-Apotex-CRISPR-patent-pool-Eli-Lilly-Jawbone-Shipping-and-Transitthe-week-in-IP.htmlTue, 18 Jul 2017 22:30:00 GMTQualcomm, Apple, TTAB, High Tech Inventors Alliance, Waymo, Uber, Shipping & Transit, Federal Circuit, PTAB, Humira, Intellectual Ventures – the week in IPQualcomm filing an ITC complaint against Apple, the TTAB’s precedential opinions in 2017, eight technology companies forming an alliance, Waymo dropping patent claims in its dispute with Uber, Shipping & Transit being ordered to pay attorneys’ fees, the Federal Circuit remanding two PTAB cases and the invalidation of an AbbVie patent for Humira were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3732754/Qualcomm-Apple-TTAB-High-Tech-Inventors-Alliance-Waymo-Uber-Shipping-and-Transit-Federal-Circuit-PTAB.htmlWed, 12 Jul 2017 19:00:00 GMTWhy PTAB’s double threat is not causing panic yetThe future of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board was placed in peril by two developments in June – a Supreme Court case that could find AIA trial unconstitutional and a bill in Congress that would completely gut the Board. But PTAB petitioners and fans of the Board have reason to be confident that both threats will be seen offhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3730911/Why-PTABs-double-threat-is-not-causing-panic-yet.htmlThu, 06 Jul 2017 10:45:00 GMTCanada’s big week for patent newsIn a blockbuster week in Canada, the Supreme Court has struck down the promise doctrine and the Federal Court has handed Dow the largest reported patent infringement awardhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3730909/Canadas-big-week-for-patent-news.htmlThu, 06 Jul 2017 10:15:00 GMTSir Paul McCartney, Washington Redskins, Federal Circuit, Newegg, Xiaomi, Nokia, Nike, Rob Gronkowski, USPTO, Kyle Bass – the week in IPA Sir Paul MCCartney and Sony settlement, the end of the Washington Redskins’ trade marks battle, a Federal Circuit ruling that Judge Gilstrap erred by not awarding Newegg fees, Xiaomi’s acquisition of Nokia patents, a Nike opposition to a trade mark application and the USPTO’s intervention in an appeal of a Coalition for Affordable Drugs PTAB win were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3730835/Sir-Paul-McCartney-Washington-Redskins-Federal-Circuit-Newegg-Xiaomi-Nokia-Nike-Rob-Gronkowski-USPTO.htmlWed, 05 Jul 2017 23:15:00 GMTReport reveals growing importance of trade secretsAt least one in five companies have suffered trade secret theft, and 82% of executives say trade secrets are an important, if not essential, part of their business according to a new reporthttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3729414/Report-reveals-growing-importance-of-trade-secrets.htmlFri, 30 Jun 2017 10:15:00 GMTQualcomm, Section 2(a), Federal Circuit, TC Heartland, ZoomEssence, USPTO director rumours – the week in IPA denial of Qualcomm’s motion to dismiss the FTC case against it, USPTO examiner guidance on Section 2(a), a Federal Circuit ruling that the USPTO can seek attorneys’ fees, the districts with the most patent cases since TC Heartland, a $56m trade secrets settlement and rumours that Andrei Iancu will be USPTO director were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3728863/Qualcomm-Section-2a-Federal-Circuit-TC-Heartland-ZoomEssence-USPTO-director-rumoursthe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 28 Jun 2017 21:45:00 GMTRead our bumper mid-year issue online now!Our mid-year issue of Managing IP magazine includes a special feature on recent US Supreme Court decisions, focusing on the TC Heartland case, and also includes articles from China, Germany, the UK and Vietnam - and much more!http://www.managingip.com/Article/3728810/Read-our-bumper-mid-year-issue-online-now.htmlWed, 28 Jun 2017 16:15:00 GMTYour guide to a busy SCOTUS term for IP casesThe US Supreme Court ruled on eight intellectual property cases this term. Get up to speed with our overview of the cases and links to our analysis of the decisions and argumentshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3727528/Your-guide-to-a-busy-SCOTUS-term-for-IP-cases.htmlFri, 23 Jun 2017 01:30:00 GMTTC Heartland, House Judiciary Committee, Uber, Waymo, monkey selfie, patent news coverage – the week in IPThe distribution of patent cases post-TC Heartland, a House Judiciary Committee hearing, the latest in the Uber/Waymo trade secrets case, a bizarre turn in the monkey selfie story and a Center for Intellectual Property Understanding report on coverage of patent infringement in the media - Natalie Rahhal rounds up the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3725416/TC-Heartland-House-Judiciary-Committee-Uber-Waymo-monkey-selfie-patent-news-coveragethe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 14 Jun 2017 21:00:00 GMTMichelle Lee, IPO 2016 US patent owners list, Sanofi, Amgen, Puma, Forever 21, TC Heartland and 101 rulings, Apple, WARF – the week in IPSpeculation about why Michelle Lee resigned as USPTO director, the IPO releasing its list of the top 300 organisations granted US patents, Federal Circuit arguments in Amgen and Sanofi’s dispute over cholesterol drug patents, a setback for Puma in its lawsuit against Forever 21, how TC Heartland will affect Section 101 rulings, and an affirmation of a $234m verdict against Apple were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3723931/Michelle-Lee-IPO-2016-US-patent-owners-list-Sanofi-Amgen-Puma-Forever-21-TC-Heartland-and-101-rulings.htmlThu, 08 Jun 2017 16:30:00 GMTThe week in IP – Nokia, Apple, Spotify, PTAB, Abbvie, BlackBerry, Qualcomm, IP Czar, Trump budget, Uber, District of DelawareNokia and Apple ending their dispute, a $43m Spotify settlement, the PTAB invalidating a Humira patent, an increase in Blackberry’s award from Qualcomm to $940m, the intellectual property czar’s nomination hearing, the Trump budget requesting $3.6bn for the USPTO, Uber firing the engineer involved in its trade secrets dispute with Waymo, and the District of Delaware inviting four Pennsylvania judges to handle cases were in the recent IP newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3722122/The-week-in-IPNokia-Apple-Spotify-PTAB-Abbvie-BlackBerry-Qualcomm-IP-Czar-Trump-budget-Uber-District.htmlThu, 01 Jun 2017 18:45:00 GMTThe corporate IP stars of 2017Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS has published its 2017 list of highly recommended in-house counsel who deal with IPhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3721506/The-corporate-IP-stars-of-2017.htmlWed, 31 May 2017 10:00:00 GMTWomen in IP annual reception 2017, BarcelonaThanks to all those who attended the annual Women in IP Network reception during the INTA Annual Meeting in Barcelona. We have posted photos from the event on our Facebook pagehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3721214/Women-in-IP-annual-reception-2017-Barcelona.htmlTue, 30 May 2017 15:15:00 GMTProcedural, not legal, issues will be key to UPC successThe lessons from two recent mock trials are a reminder that there will be many procedural questions and divergences when the UPC launches - and these could be critical to the outcome of caseshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3718447/Procedural-not-legal-issues-will-be-key-to-UPC-success.htmlThu, 18 May 2017 15:15:00 GMTThe growing disparity between NPE and practicing entity patent damagesPwC’s 2017 Patent Litigation Study highlights a number of interesting US trends, including the increasing gap between NPE and practicing entity damages and the top 10 awards everhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3718232/The-growing-disparity-between-NPE-and-practicing-entity-patent-damages.htmlWed, 17 May 2017 23:15:00 GMTQualcomm, Waymo, Uber, Amgen, Conan O’Brien, Cloudflare, Blackbird Tech, PTAB – the week in IPSamsung and Intel supporting the FTC’s lawsuit against Qualcomm, the latest in the Waymo/Uber trade secrets dispute, Amgen filing a BPCIA lawsuit, a copyright case involving Conan O’Brien jokes, Cloudflare going on the offensive against Blackbird Tech and a covered business method survey were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3718203/Qualcomm-Waymo-Uber-Amgen-Conan-OBrien-Cloudflare-Blackbird-Tech-PTABthe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 17 May 2017 20:15:00 GMTEagles, Wi-Fi One, hashtag trade marks, emojis, Dancing Baby – the week in IPA dispute over Hotel California, en banc argument in Wi-Fi One at the Federal Circuit, a 64% increase in hashtag trade mark applications, a paper discussing IP protection for emojis, and the US government urging the Supreme Court not to hear the dancing baby copyright case were in the recent intellectual property newshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3716312/Eagles-Wi-Fi-One-hashtag-trade-marks-emojis-Dancing-Babythe-week-in-IP.htmlWed, 10 May 2017 15:15:00 GMTUS patent litigation springs up in AprilThe 414 cases filed in US district courts last month was the highest of the year so far but 2017 is still off the pace of recent years. April’s most-notable litigation was Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer suing generic drug makers over Eliquishttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3716075/US-patent-litigation-springs-up-in-April.htmlTue, 09 May 2017 18:00:00 GMT