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German court backs Brüstle in embryo patent case

Germany07-12-2012

The German Federal Court has ruled on the patentability of stem cells obtained from human embryos, allowing Professor Oliver Brüstle to protect his disputed invention in a revised form.

TVShack creator pays fine to avoid US extradition

07-12-2012

British student Richard O’Dwyer has avoided extradition to the US, where he faced charges of copyright infringement.

US ISPs reveal anti-piracy policies

01-12-2012

Two US Internet service providers that have joined three other firms in a piracy crackdown have revealed their plans for punishing illegal downloaders.

New gTLD applicants face Californian lottery

01-12-2012

New generic top-level domain (gTLD) applicants will buy a form of raffle ticket to determine how fast their applications are processed, according to draft plans published in October.

LG Display sues Samsung over OLED patents

South Korea01-12-2012

South Korean electronics firm LG Display has sued domestic rival Samsung, accusing it of breaching seven of its patents covering organic light-emitting diodes (OLEDs), technologies that power flat screen televisions.

New gTLD applicants ponder private auctions

01-12-2012

Applicants for contested new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) are considering using private auctions to determine who wins the rights to a disputed string.

Authors beaten in online library dispute

01-12-2012

Five US universities can continue digitising copyrighted works in the HathiTrust online library, after a district judge ruled that the project is protected by the fair use defence.

Trademark owners propose new gTLD protection measures

01-12-2012

Increasing the scope of the Trademark Clearinghouse is one of five rough proposals to emerge from discussions on enhancing trademark protection under the new generic top-level domain (gTLD) programme.

Nike wins German injunction in Adidas patent row

Germany01-12-2012

Nike will seek a permanent injunction on Adidas’s ‘adiZero Primeknit’ running shoes in Germany after a court ruled that they incorporate technology that infringes the US company’s patents.

Whitserve v Computer Packages back at district court

01-12-2012

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit returned the WhitServe v Computer Packages (CPI) case to the US District Court for the District of Connecticut on October 17.

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