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USPTO names deputy director

US07-11-2018Movers & Shakers

The former deputy general counsel of a Silicon Valley-based company has been appointed as deputy director of the US Patent and Trademark Office.

Ulmer & Berne boosts team with Dinsmore & Shohl hire

US07-11-2018Movers & Shakers

Ulmer & Berne has expanded the team in its Columbus, Ohio office with the addition of partner Rachael Rodman, who joins from Dinsmore & Shohl.

Womble appoints Knobbe partner as head of PTAB group

US07-11-2018Movers & Shakers

Womble Bond Dickinson has appointed Brent Babcock, former partner at Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, as the new head of the firm’s Patent Trial and Appeal Board trials practice group.

Patent filing in autonomous driving accelerating rapidly, says EPO

EU, International07-11-2018

The number of European patent applications related to autonomous driving has grown 20 times faster than filings for other technologies in recent years, according to a study by the European Patent Office and the European Council for Automotive R&D.

Qualcomm must license SEPs to competitors, in win for FTC

US07-11-2018

District Judge Lucy Koh yesterday ruled that Qualcomm must license its standard-essential patents to competitors, delivering a blow to the semiconductor company in its competition dispute with the US Federal Trade Commission.

Apple, Amazon, Google targeted in Texas for patent infringement

US06-11-2018

Apple, Amazon, and Google have been accused of infringing patents related to image and video processing in separate lawsuits filed by a Delaware-based company.

Cozen O’Connor appoints counsel in Minneapolis

US06-11-2018Movers & Shakers

Cozen O’Connor has strengthened its Minneapolis office with the addition of a senior attorney from US law firm Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner.

Former USPTO counsel joins Perkins Coie

US06-11-2018Movers & Shakers

Nathan Kelley, former solicitor and deputy general counsel for IP law at the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), has joined Perkins Coie as a partner in Washington, DC.

Openness is a trademark of China: President Xi

China06-11-2018

President Xi Jinping yesterday claimed that China protects the interests of foreign companies and investors by punishing IP infringements and that “openness” is a trademark of the country’s trade practices.

Dennemeyer acquires German patent search start-up

Germany05-11-2018

Dennemeyer Group has bought Munich-based Octimine, a provider of semantic patent search, analytics and machine learning. 

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