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Robins Kaplan LLP

Amarin Pharma, Inc. v. Hikma Pharms. USA Inc. - Vascepa® (Icosapent Ethyl)

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Case Name: Amarin Pharma, Inc. v. Hikma Pharms. USA Inc., No. 2023-1169, 2024 WL 3152087 (Fed. Cir. June 25, 2024) (Circuit Judges Moore, Lourie, and Albright presiding; Opinion by Lourie, J.) (Appeal from D. Del., Andrews,...more

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

Senators Get Their Colleagues to Agree on Drug Patent Litigation Legislation

Recent history of Congress's performance as a legislative body has been, to be kind, mixed, and a great many bills, resolutions, and other activities have appeared to be more for show than to accomplish anything worthwhile. ...more

Ladas & Parry LLP

Proposed Increases of United States Patent Fees

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On April 3, 2024, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a notice of rulemaking setting out the fees that it proposes for the fiscal year starting on September 29, 2024. Although the proposed fees are...more

Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP

Federal Circuit Provides Insight on Induced Infringement Claims in Amarin Pharma Inc. v. Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.

The case of Amarin Pharma, Inc. and its affiliates versus Hikma Pharmaceuticals USA Inc. and Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC presents a fascinating intersection of patent law, FDA regulatory strategy, and pharmaceutical marketing....more

Harris Beach PLLC

Court Ruling on Design Patents Could Have Huge Impact

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A recent Federal Circuit decision overturning the long-standing obviousness test for design patents could have wide-ranging implications for design patent owners. The en banc decision in LKQ Corp. et al v. GM Global...more

Mintz - ML Strategies

Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce Bill to Address AI Deepfakes and Protect Intellectual Property – AI: The Washington Report

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On July 11, 2024, Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA), Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced the Content Origin Protection and Integrity from Edited and Deepfaked Media Act (COPIED Act)....more

Saul Ewing LLP

Best Practices for Drafting Invention Disclosure Forms

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An invention disclosure form is a document used to capture detailed information about a new invention or discovery. The first step in the patent application process, the form plays a crucial role in protecting intellectual...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Smart Choice: Survey Design Didn’t Render Survey Unreliable

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Underscoring its faith in a jury’s competency to use its “common sense and experience” in evaluating evidence, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed a district court’s judgment in favor of the defendants in a...more

McDermott Will & Emery

It’s an Old Tune: Third-Party-Use Evidence From Long Ago Can Support Genericness

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The US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit found that the district court abused its discretion in wholesale exclusion of evidence on the issue of genericness. The evidence was offered to show prior use of a trade dress...more

McDermott Will & Emery

House Rules: Remote Gambling Activity Claims Go Bust

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The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit applied the Alice/Mayo framework to assess whether claims directed to remote gambling were patent eligible under 35 U.S.C. § 101 and determined that the claims were directed to...more

Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

Highlights of the USPTO’s Updated Guidance on Subject Matter Eligibility Including Artificial Intelligence

The USPTO provides new subject matter eligibility guidance, along with three new examples, specifically focused on inventions related to artificial intelligence. As part of its ongoing effort to provide education and...more

McDermott Will & Emery

European UPC Issues Its First Decisions on the Merits

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Franz Kaldewei GmbH & Co. KG v. Bette GmbH & Co. KG The Unified Patent Court (UPC) issued its first decision on the merits, granting the first-ever permanent injunction covering seven UPC member states. Franz Kaldewei GmbH &...more

McDermott Will & Emery

Message Received: Trade Secret Law Damages Available for Sales Outside US

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The US Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit affirmed, in a matter of first impression, a district court’s decision to apply trade secret law extraterritorially and award trade secret damages for foreign sales while also...more

McDermott Will & Emery

PTO Asks Whether Legislative Action for Experimental Use Exception Is Warranted

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The US Patent & Trademark Office (PTO) issued a request for comments concerning the public’s views on the common law experimental use exception and whether Congress should enact a statutory experimental use exception. 89 Fed....more

BakerHostetler

Key Points from the USPTO’s New Guidance on AI Use

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The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently issued guidance on the use of artificial intelligence (AI), particularly generative AI, in Intellectual Property (IP) practices involving documents filed at the USPTO....more

Hogan Lovells

Actualités Législatives et Réglementaires – Juin 2024

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Le bureau Parisien de Hogan Lovells a le plaisir de vous adresser sa lettre d'information mensuelle qui vous présente les Actualités législatives et réglementaires du mois de juin 2024. Ces Actualités législatives et...more

Winstead PC

IP Assignment Agreements: Protecting Your Company Today and Saving Yourself from Headaches Tomorrow

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For nearly all companies, but particularly companies in the technology sector, the intellectual property ("IP") they create are the crown jewels of the business. Without the IP, the company has nothing to sell....more

Pollock Cohen LLP

Generative AI: Stop The Steal

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Conversations about generative artificial intelligence (AI) are making their way through offices, schools, homes, and now courtrooms. It’s so easy: simply prompt an AI bot with a few details to write or draw, and it spits out...more

Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider LLP

WIPO Publishes Patent Landscape Report on GenAI

On July 3, 2024, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) published a Patent Landscape Report on Generative Artificial Intelligence (GenAI). The report provides a historical and technical overview of GenAI...more

Arnall Golden Gregory LLP

Top 10 Legal Considerations for Esports Players and Teams

In recent years, the world of esports has transformed from a niche subculture of competitive video game players into a global phenomenon of international tournaments, attracting millions of fans and generating substantial...more

Mayer Brown

The Legal Eye on AI: Intellectual Property and Artificial Intelligence

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As the European Union sets the stage for groundbreaking AI regulation, our podcast offers a comprehensive exploration of this landmark legislation. Join us as we dissect the EU AI Act, unpacking its key provisions and...more

Locke Lord LLP

U.S. Patent Office Provides Guidance ‎for Patenting Artificial Intelligence Inventions

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Introduction - On July 17, 2024, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) released its 2024 guidance update on patent subject matter eligibility, making significant revisions to its prior guidance on subject matter...more

Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Authors Fight Court Order to Produce Pre-Suit Testing Data from ChatGPT in OpenAI Copyright Lawsuit

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Sarah Silverman and her fellow author plaintiffs are fighting a judge’s recent order requiring them to disclose the prompts and outputs they used in preparation for filing their class action lawsuit against ChatGPT owner...more

Dunlap Bennett & Ludwig PLLC

Registered Vs. Unregistered Trademarks: What Businesses Need To Know

Trademarks — which can include words, phrases, symbols, designs, or a combination of these things — play a crucial role in establishing and protecting a brand’s identity: they help ensure that consumers can reliably identify...more

Bass, Berry & Sims PLC

Rhode Island Passes Data Transparency and Privacy Protection Act

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On June 28, the Rhode Island Data Transparency and Privacy Protection Act (DTPPA) was enacted without Governor Dan McKee’s signature, making Rhode Island the twentieth state to enact comprehensive consumer data privacy...more

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