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Other Barks and Bites, January 5, 2024: USPTO Leadership Changes, Electronic Correction Certificates, Design Patent Bar Open for Applicants

In other barks and bites for the first week of 2024, there were several updates from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, including recent leadership moves, a U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decision invalidating alternative sweetener patent claims and a precedential designation from the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, December 8: X Calls Trademark Infringement Lawsuit a ‘Shakedown’; Biden Admin Proposes Framework to Allow Government Agencies to Seize Patents Based on Drug Pricing; House Subcommittee Discusses Biden’s AI Policy

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Information Technology, and Government Innovation holds a hearing on President Biden’s AI policy; the White announces a proposed framework to allow government agencies to seize the patents of costly drugs that received government funding; and the social media company X characterizes a trademark infringement case against it as a “shakedown.”

Other Barks and Bites for Friday, December 1: Senators Discuss AI and Intellectual Property; EU Report Finds 86 Million Fake Items Were Detained Last Year; USPTO Releases New China IP Rights Toolkit

This week in Other Barks and Bites: Senate AI Insight Forum meets to discuss the ramifications of AI technology on intellectual property rights; Chinese President Xi Jinping orders stronger IP protections for foreign companies operating in China; and an EUIPO report finds that EU countries detained 86 million fake items in 2022.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, November 17: Supreme Court Code of Conduct; Google Files Lawsuit Over Fraudulent DMCA Claims; Copyright Office Extends Deadline for AI Comments

This week in Other Barks & Bites: A federal jury awards $83.4 million in damages to the University of Washington for Guardant Health’s infringement of their duplex sequencing technology; Google files a lawsuit against a group that fraudulently filed DMCA claims against its competitors; the U.S. Supreme Court publishes its first-ever code of conduct after months of public pressure; and the Copyright Office pushes back its deadline for comments on its artificial intelligence (AI) Notice of Inquiry.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, November 10: OpenAI to Cover Costs of Copyright Infringement Suits Resulting from ChatGPT Use; Amazon Hit with $46.7 Million Dollar Patent Infringement Ruling; and Music Copyright Value Tops $40 Billion

This week in Other Barks & Bites: A Delaware jury rules Amazon must pay $46.7 million to a company that accused the tech giant’s Alexa of infringing on several patents; G7 Members publish communique on digital competition; and Diego Maradona’s heirs win a trademark battle against his former lawyer.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, October 27: Apple Hit with Import Ban; Biden Awards Innovators and Scientists with Prestigious Award; and the Commerce Department Names 31 Regional Tech Hubs

This week in Other Barks & Bites: The International Trade Commission issues a limited exclusion order and cease and desist order for patent-infringing technology in the Apple Watch; Taco Bell wins its last battle against Taco Tuesday trademark; and President Biden announces the recipients of the National Medal of Science and the National Medal of Technology and Innovation.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, October 20: PhRMA Warns of IRA’s Impacts on Cancer Moonshot, VirnetX Dealt Fresh Blows at the Federal Circuit, and Copyright Office Begins Section 1201 Rulemaking

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Court of Justice of the European Union rules that criminal sentencing for trademark infringement cannot be disproportionate to the offense committed; the Federal Circuit affirms several Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) decisions invalidating VirnetX patent claims underlying a nine-figure jury verdict in U.S. district court; PhRMA tells the White House that…

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, October 13: Caltech and Apple End Patent Infringement with Dismissal; Google Plans to Take Responsibility for Copyright Infringement Cases Caused by Generative AI; Draft Text of NO FAKES Bill Released

This week in Other Barks & Bites: U.K. politicians warn of widespread copyright infringement on NFT marketplaces; Google announces it will assume legal responsibility to offer customers protection from copyright disputes caused by the tech firm’s generative AI; Caltech and Apple jointly file a request to dismiss the patent infringement lawsuit between the two.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, October 6: CAFC Issues Precedential Opinions; Software Company Must Pay Columbia University $481.3 Million for Patent Infringement; Senate IP Subcommittee Discusses SHOP SAFE Act

This week in Other Barks & Bites: The U.S. Supreme Court denies a hearing to music publishers who accused a website of infringing on the copyright of live music performances; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) issues two precedential patent opinions; X Social Media sues Elon Musk’s social media platform X for copyright infringement; and the PTAB grants Mylan Pharmaceutical’s petition for an inter partes review on the validity of Novo Nordisk’s Ozempic and Wegovy patents.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, September 29: SCOTUS Grants Copyright Petition; Massachusetts Court Overturns $176.5 Million Patent Infringement Judgment Against Eli Lilly; and Hollywood Writers Reach Tentative Agreement with Studios, Including Copyright Protections from AI

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Supreme Court grants a copyright case; the Writers Guild of America reaches an agreement with Hollywood studios that offers writers some copyright protections from AI-generated scripts; the CAFC affirms a PTAB decision that invalidated a medical alarm patent; and Getty Images releases a commercially safe AI generative tool.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, September 22: CAFC Says Reasonable Expectation of Success Findings Can Be Implicit; Authors Guild Sues OpenAI for ‘Flagrant’ Copyright Infringement; EPO Report Finds Massive Growth in 3D Printer Patent Filings

This week in Other Barks & Bites: CAFC says reasonable expectation of success findings can be implicit when combined with other analyses; Yale University settles a ketamine patent royalty dispute with the Department of Veterans Affairs for $1.5 million; the USPTO announces Mary Fuller as the new director of the Silicon Valley Regional Office; a group of famous authors files a lawsuit against OpenAI accusing the generative AI company of copyright infringement.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, September 15: CAFC Issues Precedential Ruling in Design Patent Case; Tech Titans Testify Before Congress on AI; FTC Publishes Policy Statement on ‘Improper Patent Listings’

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the CAFC issues a precedential ruling in a design patent win for Columbia Sportswear; the country’s biggest tech CEOs testify before Congress on the state of artificial intelligence (AI) in the United States; the Federal Trade Commission releases a policy statement charging that brand pharmaceutical companies are improperly listing patents in the Orange Book; and the IFPMA explained the pharmaceutical industry’s priorities of innovation and pandemic preparedness.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, September 8: District Court Reverses Jury Ruling That Found Google Infringed on Audio Technology Patents; ITIF Pushes Back Against Academic Article Advocating for Reduction of Drug Prices; Copyright Office Denies Artist Copyright Claim of AI-Generated Art Piece

This week in Other Barks & Bites: A California district court dismisses a copyright infringement lawsuit against musicians Sam Smith and Nomani; the U.S. Copyright Office denies an award-winning artist copyright registration on an AI-generated piece of art; and a Delaware district judge reveres a jury ruling that awarded $15.1 million to a company that accused Google of patent infringement.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, September 1: Sisvel Appeal to CAFC Fails in Precedential Ruling; OpenAI Files Motion to Dismiss Parts of Copyright Infringement Lawsuits; Report Claims IPR Changes Could Damage U.S. Economy

This week in Other Barks & Bites: The Federal Circuit affirms a win for Sierra Wireless at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in a precedential ruling on Friday; Google launches a program to watermark AI-generated images; the CAFC affirms a PTAB ruling that invalidated a patent that claimed technology related to Meta’s News Feed; and an economic consultancy firm releases a report that argues rule changes to the IPR system could cost the U.S. economy nearly half-a-billion dollars.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, August 25: USPTO Extends Deadline for Comments on Anticounterfeiting Strategies; Marlboro Maker Alleges Patent Infringement of E-Cigarette Technology; Ericsson and Huawei Renew Big Money Patent Licensing Agreement

This week in Other Barks & Bites: The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced Friday it is extending the deadline on its Request for Comments on anticounterfeiting and antipiracy strategies by one month, to September 25, 2023; tobacco company Altria files a complaint against e-cigarette maker Juul alleging patent infringement of e-cigarette technology; a Trader Joe’s workers’ union files a motion to dismiss a trademark infringement lawsuit filed by the supermarket chain; and the New York Knicks accuse the Toronto Raptors of an NBA trade secrets heist.