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Archive for June, 2013

New TBMP issued

28 Jun

On Thursday, June 27, 2013, the TTAB issued the June 2013 update of the TBMP. The update is posted on the USPTO website. It incorporates current Board practice and precedential decisions that issued between March 3, 2012 and March 1, 2013, as well as the changes, where appropriate, to the USPTO’s Code of Professional Conduct which became effective May 3, 2013.

TTAB Manual June 27, 2013

 
 

Pirate Bay Founder Goes to Jail

23 Jun

Justice moves slowly but surely. After a long run as a major copyright infringement enabler, Gottfrid Svartholm Warg was extradited to Sweden last year from Cambodia to begin a one-year jail sentence after being convicted in 2009 of internet piracy
http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2013/06/20/technology/20reuters-sweden-piratebay.html?ref=technology&_r=0