June 2021


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Minerva Surgical, Inc. v. Hologic, Inc. (2021)

Supreme Court Retains Doctrine of Assignor Estoppel, But With Limits By Kevin E. Noonan and Joshua R. Rich — Patent law is replete with arcane (and often judge-made) doctrines, such as the doctrine of equivalence…





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Avoiding a catch-22

Dykema’s Tania Shapiro-Barr and Mark Mansour explore how to navigate FDA approval and patent protection in the medical device world View the original article here: Avoiding a catch-22 The article was originally posted on IPMagazine….


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Burden of proof

Sophia Hou investigates how a trade secret holder may be able to bring a watertight case for trade secret misappropriation under Chinese law View the original article here: Burden of proof The article was originally…


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Playing catch up

Freeths’ Iona Silverman and Kavita Raikundalia say that slow and steady won’t win the race when it comes to enforcing online regulation View the original article here: Playing catch up The article was originally posted…



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Robo (cop)yright

4-5 Gray’s Inn Square Chambers’ Christian Panayi provides an overview of the enforcement measures available to copyright owners in the digital space View the original article here: Robo (cop)yright The article was originally posted on…


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Diving below the surface

Stout’s Scott Weingust, Mac Hibler and John Bone discuss the challenges with determining FRAND royalty terms for SEPs using the ‘top-down method’ View the original article here: Diving below the surface The article was originally…


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Rising sun

Steptoe & Johnson’s Matthew Bathon and Katherine Cappaert explain that the solar industry is booming, urging companies to monitor developments and new technologies View the original article here: Rising sun The article was originally posted…


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Driving green innovation

Keystone Law’s Jon Moorhouse explores the role of IP in renewable energy technology innovation and commercialisation View the original article here: Driving green innovation The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted…


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Power source

Cleantech Law Partners’ James Butler reviews the deployment of renewable energy inititives in the US View the original article here: Power source The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted to their…


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The heat is on

Reddie & Grose’s Georgina Ainscow and Xiaoxi Zhu examine the innovation surrounding geothermal energy and the path to net-zero View the original article here: The heat is on The article was originally posted on IPMagazine….



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All systems go

Vossius’ Johann Pitz reviews Germany´s new law for patent proceedings View the original article here: All systems go The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each article is copyrighted to their original authors. We do…


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Into the unknown

Squire Patton Boggs’ Jens Petry and Rebecca Dücker explain why the Unified Patent Court is unlikely to be in position by Spring 2022 after all View the original article here: Into the unknown The article…



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Solving the DABUS problem

Bradford Newman asks what protections need to be put in place now that a machine can create IP View the original article here: Solving the DABUS problem The article was originally posted on IPMagazine. Each…