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Does a “Blocking Patent” also Block Objective Indicia of Nonobviousness

by Dennis Crouch Acorda Therapeutics, Inc., v.  Roxane Laboratories, Inc. (Supreme Court 2019) Obviousness is the core doctrine of patentability and primary focus of both patent examination and post issuances PTAB challenges.  In this case, Acorda has asked the U.S. Supreme … Continue reading

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How to Block Violent Videos on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube

Lifehacker: “Because it’s 2019, and livestreaming has had five years or so to really build up into a mainstream activity that people actually do, this means that horrific acts of violence and terror around the world have a greater-than-zero chance … Continue reading

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UCLA Chancellor Block opposes springing forward and falling back-and so do I

Johanna Meijer and UCLA Chancellor Gene Block: Mounting evidence suggests that disruptions to our body’s biological clock are harmful, and growing recognition of this fact by scientists has fueled… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for … Continue reading

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FBI’s War Crimes Unit on the Chopping Block

Just Security: “A special unit within the Federal Bureau of Investigation that handles war crimes may be shut down imminently, according to officials familiar with the administration’s decision-making process. The FBI’s International Human Rights Unit takes the lead on investigating … Continue reading

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Justices won’t block mystery criminal case subpoena

With no Justice noting a dissent, the Supreme Court on Tuesday afternoon reinstated a federal judge’s fine of $50,000 a day on an unidentified company controlled by a foreign government for the company’s refusal to provide information in a U.S. … Continue reading

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