USPTO Copyright Suit Emails To Stay Under Wraps

Law360, New York (June 4, 2013, 5:03 PM EDT) -- A federal judge Tuesday blocked a bid to allow access to emails between the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. Copyright Office in a suit brought a pair of academic publishers challenging the use of their articles in patent applications.

Judge Richard H. Kyle affirmed a magistrate judge's April order that denied a bid by the publishers, the American Institute of Physics and John Wiley & Sons Inc., to compel the USPTO to turn over documents about its position in the case against Minneapolis-based...
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