|The key IP news stories from last week |
in one handy package
Costs of ISP blocking injunctions: is there really an EU rule?
Does EU law support the court's decision that ISPs rather than rightsholders should pay should pay the costs of a blocking injunction? Eleonora Rosati brings you up to speed with the Court of Appeal judgment in Cartier.
Patent Litigation as a branding tool: Huawei v Samsung
Claim and counterclaim in Huawei v Samsung. Neil Wilkof ponders the extent to which brand recognition is a factor in this latest edition of the smartphone wars.
Hospira v Genentech: revocation of patents confirmed on appeal
Birss J, at first instance, found that it was obvious to screen a particular selection of possible drug formulations to determine which is most stable. Darren Smyth explains why this decision was upheld on appeal.
BREAKING: Mr Justice Arnold refers questions on Article 3(b) SPC Regulation to CJEU
The Amerikat brings you exciting end of term news from the Patents Court.
Book Review: Trade Secret Protection
Nicola Searle says this book will appeal to the reader eager to access synopses of trade secret protection in key jurisdictions, and in particular non-English speaking ones where information may be less readily accessible.
Gotta catch 'em all without infringing copyright: Pokémon and Freedom of Panorama
Players who catch Pokémon in front of copyright protected sculptures and buildings in countries which do not have Freedom of Panorama, and take a photograph of their capture, are infringing copyright. Emma Perot explains.