Google defeats $217 mln patent case at trial over mobile technology & more…Keep up with what has been happening this week in our latest IP news round-up…

Google defeats $217 mln patent case at trial over mobile technology

Google’s API detects a user’s location and situation and responds by creating “customised experiences,” like suggesting a playlist when a user plugs in headphones and starts to jog, according to the company’s website.

TikTok’s Oliver Walsh joins Rouse’s IP enforcement team

Rouse beefs up its intellectual property enforcement team with two new appointments in response to client need amid the changing anti-counterfeiting landscape.

Amgen v. Sanofi before the US Supreme Court and in Europe

In late May, the US Supreme Court published its opinion in Amgen v. Sanofi (Amgen, Inc. v. Sanofi, et al. 598 U.S. ____ (2023)). At issue was whether the specifications of Amgen’s US patents (US 8,829,165 and US 8,859,741) met the enablement requirement of the US statute, as outlined in 35 U.S.C. . § 112(a) — that is to say, whether the patents described the invention “in such full, clear, concise and exact terms as to enable any person skilled in the art…to make and use [the invention].”

UK’s struggling fashion retailer Superdry to sell its IP assets to Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Retail

UK’s struggling fashion retailer Superdry has announced a joint venture with Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Retail. Superdry will sell its intellectual property assets to Reliance Retail for $48.27 million, Reuters news agency reported.

Beck Greener highly ranked in latest Legal 500 directory rankings

We are very pleased to announce that Beck Greener has once again been ranked as a leading IP firm for both patent and trade mark matters in the latest edition of The Legal 500 directory rankings.

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