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China Passes the One Million Patent Milestone -- Is it Yesterday's News?

Several news outlets have reported on the recent WIPO World Intellectual Property Indicators 2016 report on IP filings, noting that China’s surpassing a milestone of one million patent applications in 2015, and that this may, according to… 826 more words

China IPR

The DOJ-FTC IP Guidelines: Suggestions for Promoting Innovation

This week, the International Center for Law & Economics filed comments  on the proposed revision to the joint U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) – U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Antitrust-IP Licensing Guidelines. 438 more words

Antitrust

The Latest Front in the Patent Wars: Attacking Innovation in Universities

It’s not quite so simple to spur innovation. Just ask the EU as it resorts to levying punitive retroactive taxes on productive American companies in order to ostensibly level the playing field (among other things) for struggling European startups. 1,798 more words

Truth On The Market

The America Invents Act, a First-to-Invent Patent System, and “Obama-Birther” Accusations

About a month ago, I was asked by some friends about the shift from the first-to-invent patent system to a first-to-file patent system in the… 1,288 more words

Intellectual Property

A case that could redefine US patent litigation

On Friday, January 15, the United States Supreme Court granted Cuozzo Speed Technologies’s writ of certiorari challenging the PTAB’s decision to invalidate its patent. 548 more words

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