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USPTO brings average patent pendency under 24 months

10-10-2019Saman Javed

The total average patent pendency time at the US Patent and Trademark Office has dropped to 23.8 months, in line with the office’s 2018-2022 Strategic Plan.

Jennifer Lopez facing lawsuit over Instagram fiancé post

09-10-2019Sarah Morgan

Entertainment company Splash News is suing singer Jennifer Lopez for $150,000 for posting a photo on Instagram.

Fortnite makers settle cheat suit with 14-year-old

09-10-2019Rory O'Neill

Epic Games, the developers of the massively popular “Fortnite” game, has settled a copyright infringement suit with a 14-year-old boy accused of distributing illegal cheat codes on his YouTube channel.

SCOTUS unconvinced by USPTO attorneys’ fees exception: lawyers

09-10-2019Rory O'Neill

The US Supreme Court this week heard oral arguments in a case centred on whether the US Patent and Trademark Office can claim an exception to the so-called ‘American Rule’, which normally requires each party to pay their own attorneys’ fees in patent litigation.

Nokia declares 2,000 5G SEP families

EU09-10-2019Rory O'Neill

Nokia has declared 2,000 standard-essential patent families for 5G technology since its first declaration in September last year.

Under Armour accuses sportswear brand of copying logo

09-10-2019Sarah Morgan

Hotsuit, a sportswear company focused on weight loss and sauna suits, has copied Under Armour’s logo, according to a lawsuit filed yesterday, October 8.

Canadian Supreme Court issues first Crown copyright ruling

Canada08-10-2019Rory O'Neill

The Canadian Supreme Court has held that the state owns the copyright on works produced under the direction of its contractors, bringing to an end a class-action suit over the copyright on land surveys.

USPTO amends patent term adjustment after Supernus

08-10-2019Rory O'Neill

The US Patent and Trademark Office has amended its rules on patent term adjustment to bring them in line with the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit’s ruling in Supernus Pharma v Iancu in January this year.

USITC judge recommends ban on Stella Artois draught system

08-10-2019Rory O'Neill

A US International Trade Commission judge has recommended issuing an exclusion order against Anheuser-Busch InBev, after finding that the Belgium-headquartered brewer infringed a Heineken patent related to the storage of beer in kegs.

Premier League hails conviction of beoutQ streaming box retailer

08-10-2019Rory O'Neill

A man has been found guilty by a UK court of distributing illegal streaming devices that allow access to pirated sports content including the Premier League on the beoutQ channel.

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