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Thursday, 17 January 2019 8:04 am

IP IN THE MASS MEDIA

U.S. Investigating Huawei for Theft of T-Mobile Trade Secrets

Yesterday the New York Times reported the federal prosecutors in the U.S. are investigating Huawei for allegedly misappropriating T-Mobile trade secrets related to a robot that tests the quality of mobile phones.

Playground Games Removes Dance Moves from Forza Horizon 4 after Copyright Infringement Suits Filed against Fortnite Creator

Today the Guardian reported that Playground Games removed dance moves from its game Forza Horizon 4 after several copyright infringement lawsuits were filed against Fortnite creator Epic Games for allowing characters to perform popular dances in the game.

REGISTER FOR IPO’S 2ND ANNUAL IPOwners Spring Summit™ – 7 MARCH

Join IPO on 7 March 2019 for the 2nd Annual IPOwners Spring Summit™ in Austin, Texas. Parallel morning sessions will be offered for in-house and outside counsel focusing on corporate IP best practices. Attendees will join together for the afternoon to discuss software tools to assist IP lawyers, IP investigations, the global IP landscape, as well as a one-hour ethics session. This year, IPO added more networking time to the program including a continental breakfast, coffee breaks, luncheon, and two-hour closing reception. For more information or to register, visit www.ipo.org/SpringSummit19.

TODAY ON IPO’S IP CHAT CHANNEL™: EXTRATERRITORIAL LIABILITY: SPOTLIGHT AFTER WESTERNGECO

Tune in to the IP Chat Channel™ today at 2:00p.m. ET to hear an expert panel analyze the complicated and evolving law regarding extraterritorial liability for patent infringement at both the Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit. Our panelists are litigator DANIELLE (DJ) HEALEY (Fish & Richardson, PC), who was one of the attorneys for ION in the Supreme Court; Professor TIMOTHY HOLBROOK (Emory University School of Law), whose work has been cited in briefs before the Supreme Court and the Federal Circuit; and appellate advocate THOMAS SAUNDERS (Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr, LLP ), who was part of the team representing Promega in Life Techs. v. Promega at both the Federal Circuit and the Supreme Court.

IP Chat Channel™ webinars are recorded and available on our website after the live webinars. CLE granted in many states.