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Automotive technology - a new battleground for patent wars?

  • Dehns
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 28 2014

Perhaps appropriately, the car industry stands at a crossroads. Some fifteen years after the Toyota Prius showed that mass market hybrids were

Pre-AIA litigation triggers time bar for inter partes review

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
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  • March 31 2014

In response to a petitioner’s request for rehearing of a decision denying institution of an Inter Partes Review (IPR) proceeding, the U.S. Patent and

Business law update - Spring 2014

  • Thompson Hine LLP
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  • Canada, China, Germany, Japan, USA
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  • March 24 2014

With deals today being larger and more global than ever before, a merger between two U.S. companies may have far-reaching effects in countries around

Facebook's patent acquisitions? They're more about Google than Yahoo

  • Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 5 2012

In the past few months, Facebook’s patent portfolio has grown exponentially as a result of acquisitions of patent portfolios from IBM and Microsoft

Amazon.com’s one-click patent application allowed in Canada

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 4 2012

Following the Federal Court of Appeal decision reported in our November 2011 Blakes Bulletin, in which the Amazon.com application was remanded to the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) for further consideration, we have now heard that the application has been allowed and a patent will issue with method and apparatus claims

FDA likes pharma on Facebook? FDA releases long-awaited social media draft guidance

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • USA
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  • January 15 2014

On January 13, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA" or "the Agency") announced the availability of a much-anticipated draft guidance on its

Markman marksmen take aim in Google v. Traffic Information

  • Stoel Rives LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 13 2010

DJ-plaintiff Google and patentee-defendant Traffic Information ("Traffic") have completed claim construction briefing regarding U.S. patent nos. 6.466,862 PDF and 6,785,606 PDF, which Traffic alleges to be infringed by the traffic feature of Google's Google Maps product

Federal Circuit affirms jury verdict of invalidity based on on-sale bar and public use

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
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  • June 28 2012

Affirming the district court’s judgment, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit cleared Facebook of allegations of patent infringement, finding that that the patent in suit was invalid under 35 U.S.C. 102(b) because the patentee’s product which embodied the patented subject matter was on sale and in public use more than one year before the filing of the patent

When elephants fight

  • DLA Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
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  • Global
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  • March 7 2012

Smartphone wars: Apple vs Nokia, Apple vs HTC, Microsoft vs Motorola, NTP vs Apple, Google, HTC, Microsoft and Motorola

New legal maneuver helps companies stymie business-method patent litigation

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 13 2014

If you or your customers face lawsuits or licensing demands alleging infringement of patents relating to the use of computers or the internet for