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Ex-Philips VP faces trade secrets suit following GE move

11-09-2020Muireann Bolger

A former vice president of Philips North America must face allegations that he purloined confidential information in order to gain customers after he began to work for GE Healthcare, according to a Maryland federal court.

Tech standards group’s policy chills innovation, warns DoJ antitrust chief

11-09-2020Sarah Morgan

A business review letter, which gave a group that sets technical standards the go ahead to change its policy, is being frequently misapplied and may be chilling innovation, according to the US Department of Justice.

Daimler vows to challenge German sales ban

Germany10-09-2020Rory O'Neill

Daimler has confirmed it will appeal against a Munich court’s patent injunction that threatens to ban sales of its cars in Germany.

Some links on websites require rights owner’s approval, says AG

EU10-09-2020Muireann Bolger

Embedding works on websites by means of automatic links requires the authorisation of rights owners of those works, an advocate general has told the Court of Justice of the European Union.

USPTO says CBM patent designations can’t be appealed

10-09-2020Rory O'Neill

The designation of a patent as a covered business method patent is unappealable, the US Patent and Trademark Office and Emerson Electric have argued.

Belgian brewer beats gambling brand at General Court

Belgium, EU10-09-2020Rory O'Neill

International gambling brand Novomatic has failed to register ‘Primus’ as an EU trademark, after an opposition from a Belgian brewery.

General Court rejects GSK purple trademark attempt

EU09-09-2020Rory O'Neill

GlaxoSmithKline can’t register a shade of purple as a trademark covering asthma inhalers, the EU General Court has ruled.

Four Seasons story is not under copyright, court rules

09-09-2020Rory O'Neill

The musical “Jersey Boys” doesn’t infringe the copyright for the autobiography of Four Seasons guitarist Tommy DeVito, a US court ruled yesterday, September 8.

Baker Botts welcomes new partner from Sidley Austin

09-09-2020Movers & ShakersMuireann Bolger

Baker Botts has hired Peter Kang as a partner in its IP department in its Palo Alto office and as co-chair of the firm’s Korea-based IP practice.

USITC suspends import ban until IPR is resolved

09-09-2020Rory O'Neill

The US International Trade Commission is suspending an import ban on patent-infringing drones pending the resolution of a Patent Trial and Appeal Board decision.

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