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U.S. + Germany Patent Update - November 2018

Germany, USA - December 7 2018 German Federal Patent Court on Filing Auxiliary Requests With Narrower Claims in Patent Nullity Proceedings - "Satellite Based Paging System with…

2018 - The year the pharma industry felt AI’s impact and potential

United Kingdom - November 29 2018 Artificial Intelligence (AI) is not new… but this year its impact, and the potential for change, was felt across the pharma industry in areas such as…

China’s highest court slams trademark squatter, confirming that hoarding trademarks is unlawful

China - November 28 2018 In a recent judgment, China’s highest court, the Supreme People’s Court (“SPC”), dealt a significant blow to trademark squatters. The case is…

No deal Brexit and Copyright - Part 1: Broadcasting and online content services

European Union, United Kingdom - November 23 2018 On 26 October 2018, the UK government published a draft version of a statutory instrument (Copyright SI) and explanatory note together with guidance…

DSM Copyright Directive: a new leak reveals there is still a long way to go

European Union - November 22 2018 The provisions of the Copyright Directive (COM(2016)593) are currently being discussed between the Council, the Parliament and the Commission in order…

Germany: Federal Constitutional Court declares preliminary injunction without cease and desist letter and hearing unconstitutional

Germany - November 22 2018 In its decision of 30 September 2018 (1 BvR 1783/17), the German Federal Constitutional Court [Bundesverfassungsgericht - BVerfG] ruled that a…

When 3D-printing challenges IP rights

USA - November 21 2018 3D-printing changes the way we develop products: an idea can be transformed into a tangible product faster than ever and it is not even expensive…

.DE ups security with 100,000 DNSSEC domain names

Global - November 19 2018 DENIC, the Registry responsible for running the .DE namespace, recently announced that 100,000 .DE domain names have been registered using Domain Name…

To tariff or not to tariff: China’s alleged intellectual property theft from the United States

China, USA - November 16 2018 As of this writing, the United States recently halted trade negotiations with China particularly as related to trade tariffs for alleged “unfair trade…

CJEU pokes holes in copyright protection for the taste of cheese

European Union - November 16 2018 This week, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) ruled that the taste of cheese does not enjoy any copyright protection (C-310/17). Although this…