Today we continue our weekly installment highlighting the best of the patent blogosphere from the past week. If there are any patent blogs you think should be highlighted by our Top 5, please comment on this post and we’ll check them out.
1) Patently-O: Supreme Court: No Move Yet on Denying Human Gene Patents – This post discusses the Myriad gene patent case. In particular, the post provides the procedural history and current status of the case asking issuing the question of whether or not human genes are patentable.
2) Foss Patents: After Apple, Microsoft Also Files an EU Antitrust Complaint Against Motorola Mobility Over FRAND Abuse – This post outlines potential impact of the two industry leaders’ complaints against MMI with the European Commission. The post also sheds light on the new and growing phenomenon of “FRAND abuse tourism”: companies like Samsung and Motorola start litigation in places like Germany only because they see better chances of winning injunctions based on standard-essential patents than, for example, in the United States. (more…)