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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.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, August 4: Ted Cruz Proposes Bill to Clarify NCCA NIL Rules; GSK Accuses Pfizer of Infringing on its RSV Vaccine Patent; American Axle Claim Upheld in District Court

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Senator Ted Cruz introduces draft legislation to clarify federal law on college athletes’ name, image, likeness (NIL) rights; American Axle gets win on remanded claim in district court; inventors lament “As Seen on TV” infringement; AstraZeneca pays Bristol Myers Squibb to settle patent infringement lawsuit.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, July 28: Senators Propose Bill to Tackle Foreign IP Theft; Starbucks Wins Trade Secrets Lawsuit; and UN Officials Criticize Restrictive EU IP Protections

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Two U.S. senators propose a bill to protect U.S. businesses from foreign IP theft; a jury orders Google to pay a developer $338 million in damages for patent infringement; and UN officials question the impact of the EU’s proposed trade agreements with countries that produce generic medications.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, July 21: Second Circuit Says Derivative Works Can Cover Unregistered Material, Surrey Hotel Trademark Not Conveyed by Sale, and 9,000+ Authors Ask for Generative AI Compensation

This week in Other Barks & Bites: government officials from the European Union and United States celebrate a milestone for the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework; the Second Circuit rules that copyright registrations containing a derivative work can serve as a basis for infringement claims involving elements of previously unregistered material incorporated into the later registration; Judge Orrick indicates that he may dismiss a lawsuit brought by artists against generative AI companies while more than 9,000 writers sign an Authors Guild letter seeking compensation from generative AI platforms; the Second Circuit rules that the sale of the Surrey Hotel did not convey common law trademark rights to the hotel’s name; and the future of electric vehicle battery factories becomes a sticking point in United Auto Worker labor negotiations.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, July 14: Huawei Announces $560 Million in 2022 Licensing Revenues, FTC Investigates Consumer Safety Concerns at ChatGPT, and USPTO Formalizes Diversion Pilot Program

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issues a final rule formalizing its Diversion Pilot Program and making other changes to agency practice; the Third Circuit affirms a default judgment for several litigation delays in a trademark case; Huawei announces that it earned $560 million in patent licensing revenues last year; the FTC announces an investigation into ChatGPT as FTC Chair Lina Khan faces tough questions at a House Judiciary Committee oversight hearing; and a settlement is reached in a trademark case filed over a musical adaptation of Anne of Green Gables.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, July 7: Twitter Accuses Meta of Trade Secrets Theft; WIPO Begins International Meeting; and Apple Loses Infringement Appeal

This week in Other Barks & Bites: The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) begins a week-long meeting with 1,200 delegates from its 193 member states; the UK Court of Appeal rules Apple infringed on two SEPs from Optis; and Twitter accuses Meta of trade secrets theft over the launch of Threads.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, June 30: EPO Sees Increase in Patent Applications; USPTO Notifies Filers of Data Leak; and the NCLA Asks for Judge Newman to be Restored to Court Duties

This week in Other Barks & Bites: The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) notifies 61,000 trademark applicants of a data breach; USPTO Director Kathi Vidal admonishes VLSI; and the European Patent Office (EPO) announces a 2.5% increase in patent applications.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, June 23: FTC Asks Appeals Court to Reconsider Pharma Antitrust Case; U.S. Ambassador Warns of China IP Theft; Patent Reform Bills Introduced

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) files an amicus brief asking an appeals court to reconsider an antitrust case against pharmaceutical companies who paid generic manufacturers to drop their patent disputes; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) affirms a judgment that granted a win to Netflix in a patent dispute; and Senators Tillis and Coons introduce two bills that would reform the U.S. patent system.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, June 9: CAFC Issues Precedential Opinion on Inventorship, USPTO Releases Five-Year Plan, Vaccine Makers Get Hit with Another Patent Infringement Suit

This week in Other Barks & Bites: The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announces its five-year strategic plan; the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issues a precedential ruling on inventorship criteria; a biotech firm files lawsuits against Pfizer and Moderna alleging patent infringement; and Adobe releases an AI image generator that it believes will not infringe copyright.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, June 2: Unitary Patent System Launches; WIPO Hosts IP and Sustainability Conference; and the USPTO Extends its Climate Change Program

This week in Other Barks & Bites: The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) extends its Climate Change Mitigation program until 2027; the Unitary Patent System and accompanying Unitary Patent Court launches in Europe; the Supreme Court again denies an opportunity to review 35 U.S.C. § 101.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, May 26: USPTO Proposes Track Three Pilot Program for Micro Entity Patent Applicants; LeBron James Joins Taco Tuesday Trademark Battle; European Commission Releases List of Countries with Concerning IP Rights Protections

This week in Other Barks & Bites: The USPTO releases a blog post detailing the success of its Patent Pro Bono Program and announces a proposed pilot for micro entity applicants; NBA superstar LeBron James puts his weight behind Taco Bell in its battle to cancel the “Taco Tuesday” trademark; and Gilead and Teva sign a deal with pharmacies to avoid an antitrust suit.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, May 19: Apple Employee Charged with Trade Secrets Theft; OpenAI CEO Testifies Before Congress; and Taco Bell Contests Taco Tuesday Trademark

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Sanofi wins its patent case against Amgen in front of the U.S. Supreme Court; Open AI CEO Sam Altman asks Congress to regulate the AI industry; and a former Apple employee was charged for stealing autonomous vehicle trade secrets from the tech firm.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, May 12: Intel and OpenSky Kill VLSI Patent; AI Inventorship Comments Due; and Pharma CEOs Testify on Insulin Prices

This week in Other Barks & Bites: AI inventorship comments due, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) seeks nominations to two advisory committees; Oprah’s company settles a trademark dispute with a podcast; and high-profile pharmaceutical company CEOs testify before the Senate on insulin prices.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, May 5: Ed Sheeran Wins Copyright Case, Generic Drug Pricing Discussion Continues, and How the Pandemic Impacted Counterfeiting

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Vanda Pharmaceutical sues the U.S. government over trade secrets; the CAFC vacates a PTAB decision on objective indicia of nonobviousness; Ed Sheeran wins his copyright battle with the heirs of “Let’s Get It On” songwriter; and Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas’s close financial ties with billionaire Harlan Crowe remain under microscope.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 28: New R&D Center for Semiconductor Tech on the Horizon, European Commission Proposes New Patent Rules, and Ed Sheeran Appears in Court to Address Copyright Infringement Allegations

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Department of Commerce outlines plans to establish a new R&D Center dedicated to semiconductor technology; the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announces record participation in patent pro bono program; and the European Commission proposes new patent rules to reduce friction between EU countries.