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It's that man again!  As reported by IPKat, the latest "section 97A" success is out in Cartier, Montblanc and Richemont v BSkyB, BT, TalkTalk, EE and Virgin (Open Rights Group intervening) [2014] EWHC 3354 (Ch), but this time, it relates to trade marks.

By John Enser, The 1709 Blog

Takeaway: In today's post I'll discuss two cases where the Board found that Broadest Reasonable Interpretation does not mean the Examiner can start with a dictionary definition and broaden from there.In Ex parte Butler, the application was directed to a positioning control system for lithographic printing, and the claim term at

By Karen G. Hazzah, Cantor Colburn LLP

Sweepstakes Patent Company, LLC v. Burns et al. and Mosely et al.Southern District of FloridaCase Numbers 0-14-cv-62351 and 0-14-cv-62354 In two new cases, plaintiff Sweepstakes Patent Company (SPC) accuses internet cafe service providers in Florida of infringing two patents, U.S. Pat. Numbers 5,569,082 and 5,709,603.

By Scott Kelly, Patent Arcade

This blogger has recently received an email circular from Minds + Machines regarding two of the no-doubt attractive but (in his opinion) troublesome and unnecessary generic top-level domains that readers of this and other IP blogs may be queuing up to throw their money at.

By Jeremy, SOLO IP Blog