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.

One Week Left to Register for IPOwners Spring Summit

ONE WEEK LEFT TO REGISTER FOR IPOwners Spring Summit™ Don’t miss IPO’s 4th Annual IPOwners Spring Summit™, which will be held virtually on April 20-21. The conference is designed for [...]

Update on Constitutional Challenge Regarding Term of Patent Protection in Brazil

UPDATE ON CONSTITUTIONAL CHALLENGE REGARDING TERM OF PATENT PROTECTION IN BRAZIL On Wednesday, the Brazilian Supreme Court postponed its hearing on a constitutional case that challenges the legal p[...]

No Standing for IPR Appeal After Litigation on Challenged Patent Was Settled

**NO STANDING FOR IPR APPEAL AFTER LITIGATION ON CHALLENGED PATENT WAS SETTLED Apple Inc. v. Qualcomm Incorporated, 20-1561 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge MOORE, the Federal Circ[...]

Evidence Submitted to Prove Infringement Was Inadmissible

*EVIDENCE SUBMITTED TO PROVE INFRINGEMENT WAS INADMISSIBLE Wi-LAN Inc. v. Sharp Elecs. Corp., 20-1041 -- Yesterday in an opinion by Judge DYK, the Federal Circuit upheld a district co[...]

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[...]