The Bloomberg BNA Intellectual Property Blog is the home of the "Do You Copy?" podcast and offers links to selected articles by the BNA IP team, which is accessible to both subscribers and non-subscribers as well as commentary and analysis exclusive to this blog.
May 20, 2013
by Bloomberg BNA correspondent
Bloomberg BNA full story: Correspondent Paul Shukovsky attends the AIPLA's spring meeting in Seattle and reports on the status of a proposed patent small claims court, appearing in BNA's...
February 28, 2013
by Tamlin H. Bason
Bloomberg BNA full story: Tamlin H. Bason's writeup of a White House memorandum to agencies that publicly-funded research - including papers published in peer-reviewed journals owning a...
January 15, 2013
by Tony Dutra
Bloomberg BNA full story: Tony Dutra's review of a brief filed by the solicitor general recommending that the Supreme Court deny the cert petition in GlaxoSmithKline v. Classen...
January 11, 2013
by Anandashankar Mazumdar
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In the first podcast of 2013, Tony kicks it off with some calendar items on patent policy discussions that might not be very well publicized. Ananda helps Tony celebrate the N.F.L. playoff season by bringing back an old topic, the dispute between Frederick Bouchat and the Baltimore Ravens. Also on the agenda is a discussion about an ongoing dispute between the descendants of jazz singer and band leader Cab Calloway.
January 4, 2013
Bloomberg BNA full story: Tony Dutra's writeup of Congress's approval of H.R. 6621 , a bill that mostly makes technical corrections to the 2011 patent reform bill, the America Invents...
December 27, 2012
Bloomberg BNA full story: "Is there a constitutional limit to the statutory damages that can be imposed for downloading music online?" Anandashankar Mazumdar's writeup of the cert petition ...
Bloomberg BNA full story: Tony Dutra's writeup of President Obama's signing into law Dec. 18 of the Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act of 2012 , S. 3486, amending the Patent Act to...
Bloomberg BNA full story: Tony Dutra's writeup of a " technical amendment " to the America Invents Act, introduced in the House Nov. 30 that would go beyond the scope of the AIA to force...
November 30, 2012
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In Episode 45 of the "Do You Copy?" Podcast, Ananda caters to Tony's obsession with football with a discussion on the latest efforts of a Baltimore security guard and amateur artist to get compensation for the unauthorized use of his design as a logo by the Baltimore Ravens. And Tony talks about the impending departure of David Kappos from the directorship of the PTO and his difference of opinion with the patent community as to what has made him a successful director.
November 16, 2012
Podcast (stream or download): In this week's podcast, Tony rants about the high fees for the new inter partes review system at the PTO. And he suspects that there were some hidden reasons for doubling the number of administrative patent judges when setting up the new Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Ananda and Tony also discuss changes on the Federal Circuit bench and whether that might have any impact on the court's jurisprudential balance.
November 9, 2012
Podcast (stream or download): After a wild week of storms, Ananda and Tony regroup to talk about the oral arguments in the Kirtsaeng case, which the Supreme Court heard while the rest of Washington was shut down in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy. And Tony takes note of a little-noticed federal district court ruling that could result in some patent holders, particularly of pharmaceutical and biotechnology patents, getting the benefit of patent term adjustments if the PTO moves too slowly.
October 26, 2012
Podcast (stream or download): On this week's "Do You Copy?" Podcast, Ananda and Tony talks about the Copyright Office's latest push to tackle the orphan works problem as well as what seemst to be a resurgence of the doctrine of equivalents in patent law.
October 24, 2012
Bloomberg BNA full story: Anandashankar Mazumdar's writeup of the Copyright Office's launching of a study of the orphaned works issue for...
October 3, 2012
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Tony Dutra's writeup of filings under the new patent reexamination process for...
September 18, 2012
Bloomberg BNA full story: Tony Dutra's writeup of events on the first day of the new Patent Trial and Appeal Board for...
August 17, 2012
Podcast (stream or download): On this week's episode of the "Do You Copy?" Podcast, Ananda and Tony offer a small update in the long-running Google Book Search dispute and Tony tries to make his way through hundreds of pages of procedural rules issued by...
August 15, 2012
by Bloomberg BNA Staff
Bloomberg BNA full stories: Tony Dutra's writeup on the PTO's final rules for post-grant challenges for ... Tamlin H. Bason's writeup on the Second Circuit's allowance of an interlocutory appeal in the Google Books proceeding for ... Anandashankar Mazumdar's writeup on the TTAB's ruling that "Got Straps?" creates a different commercial impression than "Got Straps" without the question mark for ...
August 1, 2012
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Tony Dutra's writeup on the latest in an effort by copyright holders to claim infringement by those using scientific articles in submissions to the Patent and Trademark Office for...
July 25, 2012
Bloomberg BNA full story: Paul Barbagallo's writeup on a hearing before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on cable TV regulations for...
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