Publishers Renew Bid For USPTO Docs In Copyright Row

Law360, Los Angeles (May 15, 2013, 4:18 PM EDT) -- Academic publishers suing Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner PA over the use of copyrighted journal articles in patent applications objected Tuesday in Minnesota federal court to a magistrate’s ruling last month that denied them access to communications between the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. Copyright Office.

Two weeks ago, in a two-page order, Magistrate Judge Jeffrey J. Keyes denied the American Institute of Physics and John Wiley & Sons Inc.’s motion to compel the PTO — which has intervened in the case and says...
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