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Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 14: A Precedential Week for the CAFC; Investigation of Judge Newman by CAFC Chief Judge Heats Up; USPTO Delays Collection of Patent Practitioner Registration Statement

This week in Other Barks & Bites: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) Chief Judge Moore is investigating Judge Pauline Newman’s fitness to continue serving on the court; the CAFC issues six precedential IP decisions; a district court grants Google a partial win in its patent dispute with Sonos; the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) indefinitely delays the collection of registration statements from patent practitioners; and the rapper Cam’ron faces a copyright lawsuit for the unauthorized use of a photo of himself.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, April 7: Pfizer Hit with Patent Infringement Lawsuit Over mRNA Technology, Apple Loses Trademark Case and the USPTO Transitions to Patent Center e-Office Action Program

This week in Other Barks & Bites, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) rules against Apple in a trademark dispute; Arbutus and Genevant Sciences file a patent infringement lawsuit against Pfizer related to the COVID-19 vaccine; and Sweetgreen promptly changes the name of a menu item after Chipotle files a trademark lawsuit against the salad chain.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 31: Japan Restricts Chip-Making Exports, Ocado Scores UK High Court Win in Robotic Warehousing Case, and Judge Rejects Fair Use Defense for Internet Archive

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit affirms the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s invalidation of VirnetX patent claims supporting a $502 million verdict against Apple; the U.S. Solicitor General asks the Supreme Court to overturn an infringement ruling against Teva’s skinny label for carvedilol; the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board reverses a trademark examiner’s refusal to register several column titles for The New York Times; the UK High Court invalidates robotics warehousing patents owned by AutoStore and clears grocery store Ocado from infringement claims; the Japanese government announces that it will restrict exports for nearly two dozen types of chip-making equipment; and Judge Koeltl rejects the fair use defense raised by the Internet Archive in its copyright case against book publishers. 

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 24: Non-DOCX Fee Delayed Further; SCOTUS Petition Says Hirshfeld’s Review of PTAB Decision Violated Federal Vacancies Reform Act; Moderna CEO Grilled by Senate Committee over COVID Vaccine Price Hike

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in two cases related to trademark law; the USPTO has delayed the planned Non-DOCX filing surcharge fee again; Moderna CEO faces Senate HELP Committee; the Indian Patent Office denies Johnson & Johnson a patent extension for a tuberculosis drug; and one of The Isley Brothers files a trademark lawsuit against his brother.

Other Barks & Bites: UK Rules in InterDigital-Lenovo SEP Fight; USPTO to add FDA Info to PTE Page; Copyright Office Launches Initiative to Explore AI’s Implications on Copyright Law

This week in Other Barks & Bites: The UK High Court delivers a key ruling on standard essential patents (SEPs) in a FRAND battle between InterDigital and Lenovo; the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office updates Patent Term Extension listings to add Food and Drug Administration and Department of Agriculture information following collaboration initiatives; the U.S. Copyright Office (USCO) launches a new plan to tackle AI’s impact on copyright law and policy; a Miami nightclub attempts to block LIV Golf’s trademark applications; and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) rules in favor of Apple in its ongoing dispute with the USPTO.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 10: TikTok Beats Trademark Infringement Claims; USPTO and USDA Collaborate to Increase Agricultural Competition; IP Offices Celebrate International Women’s Day

This week in Other Barks & Bites: The United States International Trade Commission (ITC) bans Peloton and other companies from importing streaming fitness devices that infringe on a Dish patent; the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) launches a program to expedite patent applications for first-time filers; and a district court awards Gilead Sciences $175 million in damages for HIV medication fraud.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, March 3: USPTO and NOAA Announce Green Tech Collaboration; Genentech Sues Biogen for Patent Royalty Payments; $50 Billion Made Available to U.S. Semiconductor Manufacturers

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) announced a record year for Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications; the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) switches over to electronic patent grants; the federal CHIPS Program Office is now accepting applications for around $50 billion in funding for semiconductor manufacturing and research.

Other Barks and Bites: USPTO Extends Another Comment Period; Vidal Corrects PTAB’s Treatment of Multiple Dependent Claims; CAFC Orders Pharma Company to Delist Orange Book Patent

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) issues a precedential decision affirming a district court’s order that Jazz Pharmaceuticals must delist its patent related to the narcolepsy drug Xyrem from the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Orange Book; the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) extends the deadline on its Request for Comments concerning collaboration initiatives with the FDA; USPTO Director Kathi Vidal issues a precedential Director Review decision granting rehearing and a modified Final Written Decision for patent owner; a district court denies three motions from Meta that attempted to reverse a previous judgment ordering the company to pay $174.5 in royalties to Voxer over patent infringement; President Biden passes on vetoing a cease-and-desist order against Apple; and the USPTO launches a new education platform to teach students about innovation and intellectual property.

Other Barks & Bites: CAFC Affirms Ineligibility Holding at Rule 12(b)(6) Stage in Precedential Decision; DOJ Argues Government Liable for Potential Patent Infringement in Vaccine Case; Sohn Faces Third Nomination Hearing for FCC Seat

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) holds that a district court committed harmless error in granting a motion to dismiss under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(b)(6) for failure to state a claim because Hawk Technology Systems’ patent claims were directed to ineligible subject matter under 35 USC § 101, ultimately affirming the decision; ASML says former employee stole data related to proprietary chip technology; the U.S. Department of Justice states that the U.S. government, not Moderna, bears liability for potential patent infringement in ongoing COVID vaccine case; and Canada Announces funding restrictions to protect IP.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, February 10: Drug Pricing and Anticompetitive Practices Bills Pass Judiciary Committee, Lawsuit over Meta Logo is Dismissed, Study Finds Merger Activity Has Not Lowered Patent Grants

This week in Other Barks & Bites: The Senate Judiciary Committee passes a number of bills that aim to reduce drug prices and anticompetitive practices by pharmaceutical companies; the USPTO opens its nomination period for a prestigious technology award; the U.S. Copyright Office tells a district court it acted reasonably in denying Stephen Thaler’s AI-created artwork; and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce releases a study on the impact of mergers on innovation and patent applications.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, February 3: Trump Sues for Copyright Infringement, Google Wins Transfer from TX to CA, and Nike Takes Lululemon to Court for Patent Infringement

This week in Other Barks & Bites: President Trump sues Bob Woodward for $49 million and alleges copyright infringement; Federal Circuit Judge Schall splits from majority finding that PTAB obvious analysis was correct; a new EUIPO report finds IP infringement is threatening many small businesses; and Nike files another patent infringement lawsuit against a burgeoning competitor.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, January 27: Meta Launches Website to Help IP Holders Protect Their Rights; Nike Sues BAPE for Copying its Iconic Shoe Designs; and the ITIF Releases a Statement Criticizing the Indian Government

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Nike sues BAPE for copying its shoe design; the five largest patent offices announce an increase of 10% in patent grants for 2022; and Hershey settles a trademark dispute with a California cookie company; and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) condemns the Indian government’s takedown request of a BBC documentary. 

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, January 20: Getty Images Files Lawsuit Against AI Art Company; USPTO Extends Deadline for Strategic Plan Input; and the U.S. Solicitor General Files a Brief in Support of Jack Daniel’s in Trademark Dispute

This week in Other Barks & Bites: The U.S. Copyright Office appoints a new Deputy Director of Policy & International Affairs; Getty Images launches a lawsuit against an AI art company; the United States Patent and Trademark Office pushes back the deadline for comments on its Draft 2022-2026 Strategic Plan; and the U.S. Solicitor General supports Jack Daniel’s in its Supreme Court trademark case.

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, January, 13: Marjorie Taylor Greene Removes Video after Cease-and-Desist Letter from Dr. Dre; Computer Scientist Asks Courts for Copyright on AI-Generated Art; and Adidas Loses Case Over Three-Stripe Trademark

This week in Other Barks & Bites: Dr. Dre issues a cease-and-desist letter to Marjorie Taylor Greene alleging copyright infringement; Apple loses a patent case that threatens the import of certain Apple Watches; a jury rules in favor of fashion designer Thom Browne over Adidas in a trademark case; and the USPTO extends the deadline to submit comments on “Initiatives to Expand Opportunities for Practicing Before the Office.”

Other Barks & Bites for Friday, January 6: USPTO Seeks Comment on Draft Strategic Plan; FTC Proposes Eliminating Noncompete Clauses; and DOJ Sends Former GE Engineer to Prison in Trade Secrets Conviction

This week in Other Barks & Bites: the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) seeks public comment on its latest Strategic Plan and releases information on a pilot program that may help reduce gender disparities in patenting; a Texas-based technology files a lawsuit against Reebok alleging patent infringement; the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposes a new rule to eliminate non-compete clauses; and the Department of Justice (DOJ) announces the conviction of a former GE engineer on charges of conspiracy to steal trade secrets.