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Weekly Antitrust and Data Privacy Updates

Weekly Anti-trust and Privacy Updates

This week’s anti-trust and privacy updates are as follows: The UK ICO will fine TikTok £27 million for failing to protect children's privacy TikTok, the viral video sharing app that is especially popular among young people, was found to have failed to safeguard children's privacy from 2018 to 2020, according to a UK ICO inquiry. Given the prolonged term and the seriousness of the crimes, TikTok may be liable for a £27 million punishment if this conclusion holds up. The anticipated…

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Weekly Patent News

Patent lawsuits against Samsung, LG and Uber, USPTO announces COVID-19 related pilot program and more

In this week’s Patent News – Registrations to 5th Korea International Youth Olympiad (KIYO) 4I 2020 open till 25th September 2020; Samsung and LG face patent infringement lawsuit from DivX; Uber faces allegations of direct, contributory, and induced patent infringement; USPTO announces COVID-19 deferred-fee provisional patent application pilot program. INDIA PATENT NEWS UPDATES 5th Korea International Youth Olympiad (KIYO) 4I 2020 – Register now The World Women Inventors and Entrepreneurs Association in association with the World Intellectual…

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Redrawing the boundaries of ownership

  Imagine the situation where the manufacturer of your car restricts you to drive your car only on weekdays or compels you to fill fuel at a specified fuel station. Yes, this could be a reality if the US Federal court judgement in the Lexmark vs Impression Products is not reversed by the US Supreme Court. Earlier this year, the Federal Circuit ruled en banc in Lexmark v. Impression the most significant exhaustion ruling since the Supreme Court’s Quanta decision. The ruling of US…

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