Intellectual Property Update

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    Welcome to the Spring 2009 issue of "Intellectual Property Update," a quarterly publication prepared by the members of Squire Sanders' intellectual property law practice. In this issue, available in PDF format, we address the following areas of recent interest and concern:
    • Generating Wealth Through Innovation 
    • Miyazaki: USPTO Holds a Pending Claim Indefinite Under 35 USC §112 If Amenable to Two or More Plausible Claim Constructions 
    • "Predictability" Informs the Obviousness Inquiry Under KSR – But Has This Jurisprudence Significantly Altered the Landscape for Patents in the Unpredictable Arts? 
    • Trademarks, Video Games and the First Amendment: Balancing Freedom of Artistic Expression with Trademark Rights 
    • Overview of China's Third Amended Patent Law
    • New Registration Rules Regarding Transfer of Intellectual Property Rights in Russia