• Other Barks & Bites for Friday, February 8

    This week in Other Barks & Bites: the Federal Circuit affirms a Section 101 invalidation of patent claims in favor of Mayo Collaborative Services; Apple wins an order to limit damages in Qualcomm patent case; Google frets over proposed European Union copyright rules; India proposes jail time for film piracy; patent validity challenges drag down the stock of a major pharmaceutical firm; and a snag in the U.S.-China trade talks throws Wall Street for a loop.

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  • Beijing’s IP Court Now Requiring Evidence Supporting Power of Signatories on Corporate Documents

    In the People’s Republic of China, the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) administers the registration of trademarks for entities seeking to sell goods or services within the country. Trademark applicants who are dissatisfied with an adverse decision at the CNIPA’s Trademark Office can ultimately appeal the decision to the specialized intellectual property court in Beijing, which has exclusive jurisdiction over appeals of CNIPA trademark actions. However, recent…

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