Dec 7, 5:53 AM PST
We have moved to a somewhat steady state of 7%, with the bulk of these being US originated applications. That figure may further drop because the $300 publication fee has now been eliminated.
Dec 6, 9:13 PM PST
The Chisum Patent Academy will be offering its next Advanced Patent Law Seminars on March 5-7, 2014 in Cincinnati, OH, and on August 13-15 and August 18-20, 2014 in Seattle, WA. The seminar is co-taught by Donald Chisum, author of the treatise Chisum on Patents...
Dec 6, 8:37 PM PST
Stephanie Lenz’s effort to hold Universal Music Group accountable for abusing the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) to take down a home video of her toddler “dancing” to Prince in the kitchen is one step closer to fruition. Today, EFF and co-counsel Keker & Van...
On Tuesday, I wrote about the speech by EU Commissioner Almunia of Monday. I mentioned Article 194, and wrote: He may also want to take a look at Article 194 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union . That Article guarantees “a Member State’s right to determine...