Barclays and ByteDance join LOT Network

Barclays and ByteDance join LOT Network

Barclays joins LOT Network and Open Invention Network Community Barclays takes action against attacks from patent trolls Barclays is the first major European headquartered bank to join LOT Network and Open Invention Network Community to oppose the abuse of...

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Barclays and ByteDance join LOT Network

Barclays joins LOT Network and Open Invention Network Community Barclays takes action against attacks from patent trolls Barclays is the first major European headquartered bank to join LOT Network and Open Invention Network Community to oppose the abuse of...

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Sonal Mishra reports: Draft Patent (Amendment) Rules, 2021

The Government of India through its Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), a wing of Ministry of Commerce and Industry has circulated the draft patents (amendment) rules, 2021 dated 9th Feb, 2021 proposing to amend the patent rules, 2003. The...

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Priggya Arora reports: Patent trolls: ICT vs. Pharmaceuticals

Patent trolls have been an element of the intellectual property regime almost since the beginning- although they were known as “patent sharks” during Edison’s time. This is in itself not surprising- any new form of legal system is going to have those who seek to...

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New COO for leading intellectual property firm Appleyard Lees

(Manchester – 4 Feb 2021) Appleyard Lees are delighted to announce the appointment of John Kushnick as their Chief Operating Officer (COO). John is based in Manchester. John, who is also a qualified solicitor, joined the leading intellectual property firm on 1...

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Anaqua Successfully Completes SOC 2 Examination

Leading IP management solutions provider demonstrates strength of commitment to information and systems security BOSTON, January 26, 2021 – Anaqua, the leading provider of innovation and intellectual property management solutions, today announced that it has...

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Ropes & Gray and Novavax pursue a COVID-19 vaccine

Ropes & Gray’s life sciences practice played a critical role in helping longstanding client Novavax, Inc. pursue a COVID-19 vaccine; on January 28, Novavax announced that NVX-CoV2373, its protein-based COVID-19 vaccine candidate, met the primary endpoint, with a...

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Three new partners at IP boutique firm HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER

HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER is pleased to welcome three new partners, including two internal promotions and one lateral hire (at the Madrid office). Mathis Breuer (Dusseldorf office) has been working as an attorney since 2013 and joined the firm in 2015. He represents clients...

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The effect of design space on patent grant and recognition for designs

Dr. Yongqiang Qi, Partner and Patent Attorney at Corner Stone, examines the latest judicial interpretation and what it means for design.

Incentivizing patents in the public interest: the case for combatting climate change and COVID-19

Pat Breslin, CEO of Breslin Consulting, explains the role for innovation to protect public health and welfare against widespread disease, environmental degradation, and natural disasters.

The uncharted path for patenting Artificial Intelligence in the US

Marc V. Richards and Scott Ilhwan Yoo, of Brinks Gilson & Lione, examine the state of patenting AI-related and AI-generated inventions and a path forward in view of the rejection of the DABUS patent applications.

A no-deal Brexit: Britain at risk of becoming a “third country”

Vanessa Bélec, Patent Attorney at Fenix Legal, discusses the impact Brexit will have on patent owners’ rights and why this is encouraging British companies to register their companies in Sweden.

An interview with Senior Vice President of IP at Genprex, Thomas Gallagher

Faye Waters, Editor of The Patent Lawyer, talks with Thomas Gallagher about his recent appointment as Genprex’s Senior Vice President and about his in-house counsel experiences.

A Nobel Prize, a Global Pandemic, and a Patent Dispute walk into a bar… stop me if you’ve heard this one before

Richard Gaugeler, Patent Attorney at Cedar White Bradley, explains how a Noble Prize, the Pandemic and a Patent Dispute are all inextricably linked to the CRISPR-Cas9 Technology.

Patent term adjustments due to delays in prosecution in Mexico

Victor Garrido, Head of Patents at Dumont, discusses the changes in Mexican FLPIP law and what the addition of supplementary certificates means for a patent’s protection period.ent Dispute are all inextricably linked to the CRISPR-Cas9 Technology.

Introduction to the Fourth Amendment to China’s Patent Law

Dr. Dan Zou, Patent Attorney at CCPIT, provides an overview of the changes coming into force in June 2021.

Determining joint inventorship: antibody paying attention?

Katherine M. Tassmer & Dr. Todd E. Garabedian, of Cantor Colburn LLP, discuss the tenets of joint inventorship under U.S. law with specific reference to the Dana-Farber decision.

Women in IP Leadership

Carlyn Burton: Partner, Osha Bergman Watanabe & Burton

Women in IP Leadership

Liz Cohen: Joint Managing Partner and IP specialist, Bristows LLP

Brazil: a discussion more current than ever on patent validity terms

Ana Paula Affonso Brito, Attorney at Law and Partner of Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello, looks at the discussions around patents validity terms and the implications on the development of a COVID-19 vaccine
and innovation.

Growing patent damages – a look behind the headlines

Faye Waters, Editor of The Patent Lawyer Magazine, examines the recent cases that broke the high-water mark for patent damages awards and finds surprising commonalities.

Case study: infringement potential analysis in a complex and diversified industry

Philipp E. Hammans and Alexander Gangnus, of Dennemeyer Consulting GmbH, discuss a recent case in which their report aided their client to gain robust insights into his relative competitive and technological position
within the industry.

Inventiveness determination for inventions involving microorganisms

Peiyuan Zhang and Dongcheng Pang, of Beijing Sanyou, take suggestion from a recent judgement at China’s Supreme Court on the requirements for the inventiveness step.

Speaking of leaders and laggards of innovations

D.P.S Parmar, Special Counsel at LexOrbis, discusses the technicalities of improvement patents and modification patents with reference to blanket patenting and picket-fencing.

Medical patents, a country analysis: factors affecting patentability of medicine and primary health care

Lyudmila Lisovskaya, Patent and Chemical Specialist at Zuykov, details the difficulties surrounding the patentability of medicines, methods of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases around the world.

LOT Network: why the largest portfolio in the world reduces risk from Patent Assertion Entities

Ken Seddon, CEO of LOT Network, Nigel Swycher, CEO of Cipher, and Kent Richardson, Partner at Richardson Oliver Law Group, provide an overview into the impact PAE’s can have and how LOT Network can help.ion, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases around the world.

A careful balance

Whilst patents provide exclusionary rights, it is important for the Courts to find the right balance between patentees’ rights and the public interest when deciding whether to grant an injunction. Here, Rachel Mumby, Partner at Bristows, and Olivia Henry, Associate at Bristows explore some of the issues which come up in the life sciences sector, highlighting the commentary in the Evalve v Edwards Lifesciences case.

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