Disturbing admission from the USPTO on how it stacks the deck against patent owners disfavored by the Director

The war over venue and the EDTX

The war over venue and the EDTX continues with a new case apparently limiting the scope of  TC Heartland and quick rebuke of Judge Gilstrap in Congress:

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Is this a sign of a more restrained approach to come on FRAND from anti-trust regulators?

Is this a sign of a more restrained approach to come on FRAND from anti-trust regulators?  Read the article.

Very important new EU study on the importance of trade secrets

A very important new EU study on the importance of trade secrets to innovation and the economy was just published. Read the article.

The interplay of US and foreign discovery obligations are always a challenge

The interplay of US and foreign  discovery obligations are always a challenge especially where China is involved – as is navigating one’s professional and business obligations.  For an interesting interplay of how things can apparently go very wrong read the following article.