Updates: Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law

1. Apple v Motorola in Germany – user interface features Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 122-123 Subject: Intellectual property; Information technology; Telecommunications   Keywords: European patents; Germany; Infringement; Mobile telephones; User interfaces Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

2. Copyright: CJEU considers general filtering obligation for social media network Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 148-149 Subject: Intellectual property; European Union; Information technology Keywords: Copyright; EU law; Electronic monitoring; File sharing; Online infringement; Social media Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

3. Legal fight for online names at record high (Article – Newspaper)Source: Times, August 28, 2012, 15. Also reported in Independent, August 28, 2012 (Online edition); Guardian, August 28, 2012 (Online edition)Subject: Intellectual Property; Communications/Media/IT – Information technology Keywords: Cybersquatting; Domain names; Intellectual property claims; WIPO Added: August 28, 2012 08:45 (GMT)

4. Jurisdiction for trade mark infringements via the internet Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 147-148 Subject: Intellectual property; Conflict of laws; European Union; Information technology Keywords: Advertisements; Allocation of jurisdiction; EU law; Keywords; Online infringement; Search engines; Trade marks Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

5. Unpredictability: understanding the US enablement requirement Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 141-145 Subject: Intellectual property Keywords: Disclosure; Patents; Sufficiency; United States Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

6. Merseyside meeting Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 153-154 Subject: Intellectual property Keywords: CIPA; Conferences; Patents Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

7. An antidote to poisonous divisionals?Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 120-121 Subject: Intellectual property Keywords: Amendments; Divisional applications; European patents; Novelty; Patent claims; Priority date Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

8. Patent decisions: added subject-matter Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 133-134 Subject: Intellectual property; Health Keywords: Added subject matter; European patents; Pharmaceuticals Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

9. EPO decisions: opposition grounds and filing dates of divisional applications Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 139 Subject: Intellectual property Keywords: Divisional applications; European patents; Filing date; Opposition Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

10. EPO decisions: exercise of discretion in admitting late-filed grounds of opposition Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 140 Subject: Intellectual property Keywords: Admissibility; European patents; Late filing; Opposition proceedings Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

11. EPO decisions: late-filed arguments in appeal proceedings having the effect of amending the party’s case Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 140-141 Subject: Intellectual property. Keywords: Admissibility; Appeals; European patents; Late filing Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

12. Breach of confidenceCitation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 151 Subject: Intellectual property; Civil evidence; Media and entertainment. Keywords: Confidential information; Intellectual property; Newspapers; Private investigators; Privilege against self-incrimination. Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

13. IPReg consultation on litigators’ rights. Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 157-159 Subject: Intellectual property; Civil evidence. Keywords: Patent attorneys; Patents County Court; Rights of audience. Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

14. Apple victory wipes USD 12bn off Samsung value (Article – Newspaper)Source: Times, August 28, 2012, 33. Also reported in Financial Times, August 28, 2012, 1,18,28; Independent, August 28, 2012, (Online edition); Guardian, August 28, 2012, 20; Daily Telegraph, August 28, 2012, Business 1; Financial Times, August 27, 2012, 17; Daily Telegraph, August 27, 2012, Business .Subject: Intellectual Property; Communications/Media/IT – Telecommunications Keywords: Designs; Information technology; Infringement; Mobile telephones; Patents; United States Added: August 28, 2012 08:15 (GMT)

15. NATCO v Bayer: Indian patent authority grants its first ever compulsory license on pharmaceutical products Citation: G.T. & C.J. 2012, 7(7&8), 326-330 Subject: Intellectual property; Health Keywords: Cancer; Compulsory licences; India; Patents; Pharmaceuticals Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

16. Claim drafting to maximise patent box opportunities Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 123-124 Subject: Intellectual property; Tax. Keywords: Corporation tax; Patents. Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

17. Patent decisions: validity of SPC – whether to refer to CJEUCitation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 135 Subject: Intellectual property; European Union; Health Keywords: Declarations of invalidity; EU law; Method claims; Patents; Pharmaceuticals; References to European Court; Supplementary protection certificates Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

18. Patent decisions: applications to amend – declarations of non-essentiality Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 136 Subject: Intellectual property Keywords: Amendments; European patents; Infringement; Revocation; Validity Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

19. Copyright: screening of broadcasts of football matches to the public Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 149-150 Subject: Intellectual property; European Union; Hospitality and leisure; Media and entertainment; Sport Keywords: Copyright; EU law; Football; Infringement; Pubs and bars; Satellite televisionDocuments: Legal Journals Index Abstract

20. Infringement of a registered Community design (RCD) by a later RCD Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 150-151 Subject: Intellectual property; European Union Keywords: EU law; Infringement; Registered Community designs Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

21. Patent decisions: entitlement: s.8Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 138 Subject: Intellectual property Keywords: Entitlement; Inventors; Patent applications Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

22. Patent decisions: sufficiency: s.14(3)Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 138 Subject: Intellectual property Keywords: Amendments; Patent applications; Sufficiency Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

23. Patent decisions: costs Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 133 Subject: Intellectual property; Civil procedure Keywords: Appeals; Costs; Patents; Reasonableness Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

24. The threat from within Citation: J.L.S.S. 2012, 57(8), 40-41 Subject: Information technology; Legal profession Keywords: Data protection; Data security; Law firms Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

25. Intellectual property protection in Africa – is it deserving of its reputation?Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 132 Subject: Intellectual property; Legal profession Keywords: Africa; Intellectual property; Law firms; South Africa Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

26. Patent decisions: application to commit for contempt Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 134-135 Subject: Civil procedure; Intellectual property; Personal injury Keywords: Adjournment; Committal orders; Contempt of court; Failure to attend; Patents County Court; Road traffic accidents Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

27. Trade marks: Helena Rubinstein SNC v Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs) (OHIM) (C-100/11 P)Citation: C.I.P.A.J. 2012, 41(3), 146-147 Subject: Intellectual property; European Union Keywords: Community trade marks; Cosmetics; EU law; Earlier trade marks Documents: Legal Journals Index Abstract

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