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Solloway departs IP Minister role

UK17-09-2021Movers & ShakersAlex Baldwin

The UK IP Minister Amanda Solloway has moved on to take the role of Government Whip as Lord Commissioner of Her Majesty’s Treasury.

Peloton wins Texas patent suit against rival Mad Dogg

17-09-2021Alex Baldwin

The US District Court for the Eastern District of Texas has dismissed spin bike maker Mad Dogg Athletics’ patent infringement suit against Peloton, ruling that the patents were abstract but still eligible.

Watch: Nicholas Matich on the America Invents Act

17-09-2021Muireann Bolger

This week marks the ten year anniversary of America Invents Act, which became law on September 16, 2011. Also known as the Leahy-Smith Act, the AIA was designed to modernise the US patent system but its detractors have argued that the Act’s provisions could stifle innovation.

Software patents ‘more successful’ at UKIPO than EPO

UK16-09-2021Muireann Bolger

Software patent applicants are more likely to be successful at the UK Intellectual Property Office than at the European Property Office, a report from law firm Mewburn Ellis has revealed.

Q&A: Shouvik Biswas, Aaron Lukas and Blake Coblentz on the America Invents Act

16-09-2021Muireann Bolger

This week marks the ten year anniversary of America Invents Act, which became law on September 16, 2011. Also known as the Leahy-Smith Act, the AIA was designed to modernise the US patent system but its detractors have argued that the Act’s provisions could stifle innovation.

Champagne maker wins latest round in Lidl ‘colour mark’ case

EU16-09-2021Alex Baldwin

The EU General Court has annulled a European Intellectual Property Office Board of Appeal decision to remit a long-running dispute over a winemaker’s figurative mark.

Lewis Silkin appoints new head of IP

International15-09-2021Movers & ShakersAlex Baldwin

Lewis Silkin has appointed partner Tom Gaunt to lead its expanding IP practice.

Several groups back Sonos in Google import ban case

15-09-2021Alex Baldwin

Several groups ranging from patent organisations, educational institutions to music industry firms have urged the US International Trade Commission to ban Google from importing its hardware products into the US in a patent dispute with speaker maker Sonos.

Hamilton loses TM case over antique pocket watch parts

15-09-2021Muireann Bolger

Watchmaker Hamilton has lost a trademark dispute after the second US Circuit Court of Appeals held that custom watch brand Vortic’s use of antique parts in wrist watches did not amount to infringement.

Q&A: Cory Bell on 10 years of the America Invents Act

15-09-2021Muireann Bolger

This week marks the ten year anniversary of America Invents Act (AIA), which became law on September 16, 2011. Also known as the Leahy-Smith Act, the AIA was designed to modernise the US patent system but its detractors have argued that the Act’s provisions could stifle innovation.

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