IPO Daily NewsTM

A quick read, the IPO Daily NewsTM is three to five concise paragraphs a day. It includes summaries of all patent and trademark opinions of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the next day after opinions are issued and wire service stories of other selected IP cases.

Supreme Court Overturns Federal Circuit Copyright Infringement Decision, Finding Google’s Use of Java Code Constituted Fair Use

**** SUPREME COURT OVERTURNS FEDERAL CIRCUIT COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT DECISION, FINDING GOOGLE’S USE OF JAVA CODE CONSTITUTED FAIR USE Google LLC v. Oracle Am. Inc., 18–956 --Yesterday the U.S. Supre[...]

Nike Granted TRO in Suit on “Satan Shoes”

IP IN THE MASS MEDIA Nike Granted TRO in Suit on “Satan Shoes” Last week CBS News reported that a district court judge in New York granted Nike’s request for a temporary restraining order in its t[...]

Senate IP Subcommittee Leaders Urge Biden to Fill IP Positions in Administration

SENATE IP SUBCOMMITTEE LEADERS URGE BIDEN TO FILL IP POSITIONS IN ADMINISTRATION This week Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Intellectual Property Chair PATRICK J. LEAHY (D-Vt.) and Ranking Member T[...]

Session on IP Policy at IPOwners Spring Summit™ – April 20-21

SESSION ON IP POLICY AT IPOWNERS SPRING SUMMIT™ - APRIL 20-21 2021 is a transition year for a variety of reasons, including the transition of the Biden Administration into office and organiz[...]

IPO and Other IP Associations Submit Joint Letter Supporting U.S. Opposition to TRIPS Waiver

IPO AND OTHER IP ASSOCIATIONS SUBMIT JOINT LETTER SUPPORTING U.S. OPPOSITION TO TRIPS WAIVER PROPOSAL Yesterday IPO, along with three other IP-related associations, submitted a joint letter to U.S.[...]

Session on AI and Data Analytics in Patents and Trademarks at IPOwners Spring Summit™ – April 20-21

SESSION ON AI AND DATA ANALYTICS IN PATENTS AND TRADEMARKS AT IPOWNERS SPRING SUMMIT™ - APRIL 20-21 AI and data analytics are transforming patent practice and trademark law. Register to atte[...]

U.S. Copyright Office Seeks Input in CASE Act Implementation

U.S. COPYRIGHT OFFICE SEEKS INPUT IN CASE ACT IMPLEMENTATION On Friday the U.S. Copyright Office published a Federal Register notice seeking comments on numerous issues related to implementing the [...]

USPTO Correctly Rejected Patent Claims as Patent-Ineligible

*USPTO CORRECTLY REJECTED PATENT CLAIMS AS PATENT-INELIGIBLE In re The Board Of Trustees, 20-1288 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge REYNA, the Federal Circuit upheld a USPTO decisio[...]

IPO Statement on Discrimination Against the Asian/Pacific Islander Community

IPO STATEMENT ON DISCRIMINATION AGAINST THE ASIAN/PACIFIC ISLANDER COMMUNITY In response to the mass shooting in Atlanta on March 16, IPO reiterates its condemnation of all forms of violence, discr[...]

USPTO Proposes Updates to Requirements for Registration to Practice in Patent Cases

USPTO PROPOSES UPDATES TO REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION TO PRACTICE IN PATENT CASES Yesterday the USPTO published a Federal Register notice seeking comments on proposed changes to the General Requi[...]