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  • Etsy, Pinterest Prod Congress To Act On 'Patent Troll' Bills Etsy, Pinterest Prod Congress To Act On 'Patent Troll' Bills
  • Law360, New York (October 29, 2015, 6:30 PM ET) -- Etsy, Pinterest, Tumblr and nearly 200 other companies on Thursday pushed Congress to crack down on so-called “patent trolls” by passing laws that would place reasonable limits on discovery and on the ability for litigants to “cherry pick” district courts, according to a letter the companies sent to House Speaker John Boehner and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Read more

    USPTO Launches New Global Dossier Service

    Washington – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in furtherance of the Global Dossier Initiative  launched the first service for Global Dossier - Dossier Access  Friday, November 20. Read more

    Qualcomm faces antitrust probe in South Korea

    Qualcomm confirmed Tuesday it is under antitrust investigation in South Korea in connection with its licensing practices.
    The company said it had recently received the Korea Fair Trade Commission's staff-generated case examiner’s report (ER), which commences a process that allows Qualcomm to defend itself. Read more

    Federal Appeals Court Shoots Down Samsung in Apple Patent Fight

    Samsung's appeal for a rehearing over the summary judgement Apple was awarded in their protracted patent infringement fight was denied. With its argument falling on deaf ears, Samsung's next move will most likely take it to the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more