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How to file PPH request in China【Reprinted】
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PPH (Patent Prosecution Highway) is an agreement reached among patent administrative authorities of different countries or regions to accelerate patent prosecution procedures. More applicants are willing to file through PPH through which patent exami...
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TIFFANY vs. DIFFANY【Reprinted】
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This is a typical case that prohibited bad-faith registration by applying Article 13 of Trademark Law.

iPhone jailbreaking is pretty much over

For several years, it was common practice among iOS enthusiasts to ‘jailbreak’ their iPhones so they could enable additional functionality like screen recording and widget support.[link]

Facebook may be working on a new shortcut to tag friends in comments

A hidden feature in Facebook suggests the social networking site is experimenting with a new way to tag friends in comments.[link]

Tamagotchi is bringing virtual pets back with a mobile game for its 20th birthday next year

toy maker Bandai Namco is reimagining the concept for its 20th anniversary with a whole new mobile experience.[link]

Oscar Pistorius jail term for killing Reeva Steenkamp more than doubled

A South African court has increased Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius's jail sentence for killing his girlfriend to 13 years and five months.[link]

Oscar Pistorius jail term increased

A South African court has increased Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius's jail sentence for killing his girlfriend to 13 years and five months.[link]

VoIP-Pal.com prevails in 7 separate IPRs, PTAB finds no evidence of invalidity

November 21st, North Hollywood, CA-based voice-over Internet protocol (VoIP) telecom firm VoIP-Pal.com Inc. announced that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) had terminated a series of seven inter partes review (IPR) proceedings filed to challenge the validity of patents held by VoIP-Pal. [link]

ITC opens 337 investigation for potential patent infringement by Apple screen sharing technology

he U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) announced that it was investigating potential patent infringement committed by Cupertino, CA-based consumer tech giant Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). The investigation follows a Section 337 complaint filed by Aqua Connect and Strategic Technology Partners, both of Orange, CA, alleging patent infringement caused by the sale of Apple’s personal computers, mobile devices, digital media players and microconsoles.[link]

Scalpers make merry as demand for Huawei high-end model soars

Scalpers who expected to rake in huge profits from the sale of Apple's iPhone X may think twice as prices of Huawei Technologies new ultra-high-end smartphone soared to dizzying heights as of Wednesday and made it one of the most expensive models on sale in the country.[link]

Surprise: This $20 home monitoring camera actually doesn’t suck

Most of the low-end connected cameras you&39;ll find on store shelves will run you at least $50, and more feature-rich options like Amazon&39;s Cloud Cam and Logitech&39;s Circle 2 are north of $100. The prospect of kitting out your house with connected cameras doesn&39;t need to be that expensive, though. [link]

Amgen v. Sanofi: A well characterized antigen insufficient for written description of an antibody

Is knowledge of the chemical structure of a novel antigen sufficient to satisfy the written description requirement of claims directed to a genus of antibodies when the antibodies are further defined by their affinity to the antigen (i.e., defined functionally)?  [link]

Celgene’s New Revlimid? Lawsuits Shows Shifting Tactics From Earlier Natco Case

Celgene faces a new gang of generics moving in on its blockbuster Revlimid?.  Over the past year, a number of generics have filed ANDAs against Revlimid?, including Dr. Reddy’s, Zydus, Cipla, and Lotus Pharmaceutical.  [link]

AI development carries inherent legal risks

And the State Council, China's Cabinet, issued a development plan in July for new generation AI, lifting AI development to a national strategy. The 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-20) for national scientific and technological innovation and national strategic emerging industries, too, has accorded priority to the promotion of AI technology.[link]

State of the industry reflected by Shenzhen high-tech fair

The China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF), China's largest high-tech fair, held annually in Shenzhen, where Tencent is based, has also witnessed spectacular growth since its days as a young startup.[link]

Tencent bumps Facebook from top 5

Dubbed the "anchor" of the benchmark Hang Seng Index, Tencent knocked Facebook off the pedestal to become the fifth-largest company around the world in terms of market value on Tuesday.[link]

Surface Book 2 can’t stay charged during gaming sessions

The Surface Book 2 is aimed at graphic pros, but with a stout NVIDIA 1060 GPU, it's a tempting gaming machine, too. As we observed during ourreview, gaming drains the battery pretty fast, though. Worse, The Vergenoticed that the power supply can't actually charge the battery fast enough to prevent it from draining in some cases.[link]

German government tells parents to destroy children′s smartwatches

The German government isn't just banning some children's smartwatches — it’s telling people to "destroy" the gadgets already circulating around the country.[link]

Baidu may divest global assets, shift focus to AI

Internet giant Baidu Inc is considering spinning off its international division, as it focuses more on prioritizing artificial intelligence as a growth driver, according to a source familiar with the matter.[link]

Managing software complexity through intent-based programming

Software is losing its magic. We simply demand too much from the current approaches. As a result, software developers are losing the battle with complexity, often without realizing it. More often than not, little failures pile on top of other little failures, and life for the consumer, as well as the business, becomes more frustrating rather than easier.[link]

A new era in manufacturing

that global corporate giants as well as domestic companies operating in China are resolutely digitalizing their factories, systems and processes as if their future depended on new technologies such as intelligent manufacturing powered by industrial cloud platform.[link]

Dishwasher boom shows appliance is a future ′kitchen star′

Shi further said companies should harmonize various (offline and online) sales channels, and pay more attention to design and quality, which could help increase consumer acceptance level for the product. "Dishwasher is a future kitchen star. It is on the way to gradual growth."[link]
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