The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), by unanimous decision, reversed yesterday a damages award against Samsung of approximately $400, in Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. v. Apple Inc., 580 U. S.
Disclaimers are negative claim features that exclude subject-matter from the scope of protection of a claim. The disclaimer may have basis in the patent application as originally filed (i.e. a disclosed disclaimer) or lack basis in the patent application as originally filed (i.e.
Treise has a PhD in Ethanol Fuel Cell Electro-catalysis and also has a B.Sc. in Chemistry. Treise comes most recent from a position at Fiesser Herzog & Partner Patentanwälte in Germany, where she worked for 3 years.
The web-based trading company DR International Ltd. (Designers Revolt) is a UK-based company that sells copies of designer furniture and lamps. The company was founded by Mr. Lennart Nyberg, an entrepreneur and former owner of the company Ink Club.
According to Article 123(2) of the European Patent Convention (EPC) a European patent application may not be amended to include subject-matter that extends beyond the content of the application as originally filed.
Recently as a consequence of the UK referendum in favour of leaving the EU, a communication from the Chairmen of the UPC Preparatory Committee and the EPO Select Committee dealing with the Unitary Patent was issued.
According to the Swedish police, violation of copyright is the most common IP crime in Sweden. File sharing is an example of violation of copyright, and Sweden is in third place amongst the EU-countries when it comes to illegal music downloads.
Just recently the Unified Patent Court, UPC, opened its Beta Test site for the online case management system. The intention is that the UPC will be a strictly digital authority and in line with this intention, a beta version of the case management system is currently being evaluated.
In the adventurous and legendary city of Orlando INTA hosted the largest Annual Meeting in its history. More than 10,115 IP professionals participated in interesting workshops, networking activities and meetings.
Christina is employed as Financial Controller and comes most recently from an employment at Imano AB, where she worked as CFO for seven years. Before that, she worked at the consulting company Outsmart as CFO and in several expanding companies.
Last Friday, the USPTO released a new update on patent subject matter eligibility to provide guidance to examiners in evaluating claims under 35 U.S.C. § 101 in view of the decisions by the Supreme Court of the US in Alice Corp., Myriad, and Mayo.