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Surge in global patent filings for smart tech, reveals EPO study

EU10-12-2020Muireann Bolger

Global patent filings for smart technologies grew at an average annual rate of almost 20%— nearly five times faster than the average for all technology fields between 2010 and 2018, according to a study released by the European Patent Office today.

Australia to make Google, Facebook pay for news

Australia10-12-2020Rory O'Neill

Australia is preparing to introduce a landmark law making Facebook and Google pay news publishers for news content.

Apple challenges $503m VirnetX award

09-12-2020Rory O'Neill

Apple is fighting to overturn a $503 million damages award to VirnetX in a long-running patent dispute.

EUIPO reveals most pirated TV, film and music

EU09-12-2020Rory O'Neill

DC Comics and Marvel productions top the list of the most pirated films in the EU, a new report has found.

Lenovo accuses Nokia of failing to disclose patent rights

09-12-2020Sarah Morgan

Chinese technology company Lenovo has claimed that Nokia can’t enforce 19 video compression patents as the Finnish company failed to comply with requirements to disclose its rights.

Thailand to launch online IP arbitration service

Thailand09-12-2020Sarah Morgan

Thailand’s Department of Intellectual Property is set to launch an online IP dispute settlement service in January 2021.

SCOTUS petitioned to consider patent review standard

08-12-2020Sarah Morgan

The US Supreme Court has been asked to review a US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruling which, unless reversed, will “cause untold harm” to patent litigants and the patent system as a whole, according to the petitioner. 

Bridgestone wins tyre patent infringement claim in China

China08-12-2020Patent NewsMuireann Bolger

Tokyo-based tyre manufacturer Bridgestone has secured a victory from the Beijing IP Court in its lawsuit against a Chinese competitor, Shandong Vheal Group (Vheal), it announced yesterday, December 7.

Fed Circ orders Hamamatsu to transfer 'black silicon' patents to SiOnyx

08-12-2020Patent NewsMuireann Bolger

Japanese manufacturer Hamamatsu must transfer its foreign patents for “black silicon” technology to its competitor, SiOnyx, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has ruled.

UKIPO issues consolidated Goya Foods TM decisions

UK08-12-2020Sarah Morgan

US food producer Goya Foods has achieved limited success in four consolidated trademark proceedings before the UK Intellectual Property Office, with the other party Goya GmbH emerging mostly victorious.

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