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Sheppard Mullin names new partners
17 February 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton has promoted two IP lawyers to partner
BlackBerry sues Nokia
16 February 2017 | Delaware | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Blackberry has accused Nokia of patent infringement as the iconic brand prepares to leave the smartphone manufacturing business
CRISPR patents are distinct, says PTAB
16 February 2017 | Virginia | Reporter: Barney Dixon
University of California, Berkeley and the Broad Institute are attempting to secure protection for “distinctly patentable subject matter” over CRISPR technology
Google must pay $20 million for Chrome infringement
15 February 2017 | Texas | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Italy ratifies UPC Agreement
15 February 2017 | Brussels | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Pinsent Masons hires Munich trio
14 February 2017 | Munich | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Anti-EU MP against UPC ratification
14 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Rimon Law adds Silicon Valley litigator
13 February 2017 | Palo Alto | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Voip-Pal rebuts Apple’s IPR challenge
13 February 2017 | Virginia | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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Microsoft launches Azure patent protection programme
10 February 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
RPX Corporation CEO resigns, new VPs join to boost business development
09 February 2017 | San Francisco | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Apple v Samsung remanded to district court
08 February 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
American Bar Association wants less forum shopping
08 February 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
SIIA wants SCOTUS to end forum shopping
07 February 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
WIPO publishes three millionth patent application
07 February 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Netflix’s offline mode to play out in court
06 February 2017 | Delaware | Reporter: Barney Dixon
BPTO releases patent software guidelines
06 February 2017 | Rio de Janeiro | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Paragon acquires majority stake in Novagraaf
03 February 2017 | Munich | Reporter: Barney Dixon
CPA Global releases Memotech 7
03 February 2017 | Jersey | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Goodlatte commits to IP reform
02 February 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
EPO partners with Russia and Cambodia
02 February 2017 | Munich | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Brexit whitepaper hints at unitary patent
02 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Dinsmore & Shohl snaps up Venable five
02 February 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Bird & Bird appoints partner in Singapore
02 February 2017 | Singapore | Reporter: Barney Dixon
ITC investigations saw 2016 surge
01 February 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Maiwald promotes two patent attorneys
01 February 2017 | Cologne | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Trump nominates Gorsuch to Supreme Court
01 February 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Copaxone patents invalidated in court
31 January 2017 | Delaware | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Stradley Ronon hires pharma pro
31 January 2017 | Pennsylvania | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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The Tanzania Patent Office is a useful partner in the prosecution process, says Sunday Godfrey Ndamugoba of ABC Attorneys
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