Online consumer electronics retailer Newegg – which last month suffered defeat in an Eastern District of Texas patent case against Erich Spangenberg-backed NPE TQP – was lauded as a champion of the anti-‘troll’ cause when it prevailed in patent litigation ...
Jack Ellis, IAM Magazine | 10 Dec 2013
France Brevets, which was created in March 2011 with €100 million of backing from the French government and Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations (CDC), has initiated legal action in both the US and Germany against LG Electronics and HTC alleging infringement of patents ...
Joff Wild, IAM Magazine | 09 Dec 2013
Not unexpectedly, the US House of Representatives gave its overwhelming approval to the Goodlatte Innovation Act last Thursday. So, what is a very flawed piece of legislation now heads to the Senate where it will be further debated and could end up being approved as early as the end of ...
Joff Wild, IAM Magazine | 08 Dec 2013
Non-practising entities continue to dominate the patent debate in the United States, but there is still little data shedding light on the scale of their activities or the strategies that they pursue
Recent years have presented significant challenges to the biotechnology sector, both in Australia and the United States, in terms of what types of technology should continue to be regarded as patentable subject matter. This has resulted in uncertainty in relation to the future of biotechnology patenting. Therefore, the High Court's recent affirmation that methods of treatment remain patent-eligible subject matter in Australia has been welcomed.
As consumers, we understand the power of branding and the value of trademarks. Increasingly, products now also bear certification labels claiming certain qualities or characteristics. Consumer confidence in these types of product claim depends not only on the integrity of the certification programme, but also on the integrity of the companies that use and apply certification labels.
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