USPTO
Since the issuance by the United States Supreme Court of its opinion in Alice Corporation Pty Ltd. v. CLS Bank International, 573 U.S. 208, 134 S. Ct. 2347 (2014), the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has increased its focus on patent eligibility. As a consequence, patent applicants now receive more claim rejections under 35 U.S.C. § 101, leading to protracted...

Madrid System
Declaration made under Article 8(7)(a) of the Madrid Protocol: Malaysia The Government of Malaysia deposited with WIPO the declaration indicating that Malaysia wishes to receive an individual fee when it is designated in an international application, in a designation subsequent to an international registration and in respect of the renewal of an international registration in which Malaysia has...

Essential patent
Back in the last year, we’ve seen the advent of waterdrop notches to fix the design crime made by Apple and its original iPhone X in 2017. This year, however, it was time for the pop-up camera screens to gain traction in the market. Since the demand for bezel-less screens isn’t going anywhere, seems that the next year will be marked by the arrival of under-display cameras. The Chinese firms...

ARISE GI Booklet Jul 2019
ARISE+ IPR, in coordination with the national Intellectual Property (IP) offices of the ASEAN Member States, publishes a booklet on ASEAN Geographical Indications (GIs) procedures and products. GIs are signs which identify a product as originating in a particular region or locality, where a given quality, reputation or other characteristic of the product is essentially attributable to its...

Xiaomi
Ericsson confirmed to IAM that Xiaomi and Ericsson have signed a global patent license agreement, and the two sides ‘shook hands’ at the Delhi High Court in India. So far, the patent litigation of Xiaomi and Ericsson has come to an end. Patent litigation of Ericsson and Xiaomi dates back to 2014. Ericsson filed a lawsuit on December 5, 2014, prosecuting Xiaomi for infringement. On December...