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On February 9, 2018, the PTAB denied Sandoz Inc.'s petition for inter partes review of U.S. Patent No. 9,512,216...
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On March 20, 2018, Reps. Steve Stivers (R-Ohio) and Bill Foster (D-Ill.) announced in an article that they would introduce the STRONGER Patents Act to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
In a Report and Recommendation issued December 7, 2017, Magistrate Judge Burke in the District of Delaware recommended that Amgen's BPCIA ...
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In Power Integrations, Inc. v. Semiconductor Components Industries, LLC, the PTAB provided new guidance to practitioners regarding the eligibility of conference papers as printed publications for use as prior art...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Establishing long-felt need requires objective evidence that an art-recognized problem existed for a long period of time without solution.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Allstate began a safe driving data and rewards program under the DRIVEWISE mark in 2010, and its trademark registration issued in April 2011.
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In doing so, the Court declined to adopt the Ninth Circuit's" server test" for infringement of the display right...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
The Court's analysis, both preserved and distinguished its prior ruling in Google Books, focusing on the market harm TVEyes' service caused Fox...
Fisher Phillips LLP
Corey Goerdt authored the article "Lessons from the WayMo v. Uber trade Secrets Trial" featured in Law Week Colorado. This article discusses the surprising business partnership ...
Ropes & Gray LLP
Today the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) added to its growing stockpile of cases that address the meaning of "same or substantially the same prior art or arguments" under 35 U.S.C. § 325(d).
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A few weeks ago, we posted an article discussing the Federal Circuit's decision in Arthrex, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew, Inc., 880 F.3d 1345 (Fed. Cir. 2018).
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On March 13, 2018, in Nestlé USA, Inc. v. Steuben Foods, Inc., 2017-1193 (Fed. Cir. Mar. 13, 2018), the Federal Circuit confirmed that collateral estoppel may preclude the need to revisit an issue...
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In a recent order, the Commission again declined to institute an Early Disposition Pilot Program (100-day Pilot Program), this time citing the complexity of the issues raised in the request.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
On remand from the CAFC, the TTAB has vacated its precedential March 31, 2017 decision in In re Shabby Chic Brands LLC, 122 USPQ2d 1139 (TTAB 2017)...
Ropes & Gray LLP
The bill (here) is a carbon copy of the Senate Bill (save some cosmetic changes).
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On April 4, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ("CAFC") denied Google's petition for rehearing en banc. Unwired Planet, LLC v. Google Inc., ___ F.3d. ___, Case No. 2015-1812.
Brinks Gilson & Lione
On Monday, March 27, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Food Brands Group LLC, (Case No. 16-341).
Brinks Gilson & Lione
On March 22, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States issued a 6-2 ruling in Star Athletica, L.L.C. v. Varsity Brands, Inc., et al., holding the decorative elements on Varsity Brands' cheerleading...
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The newly formed PTAB Bar association held its inaugural conference in Washington, D.C. from March 1-3.
Brinks Gilson & Lione
Everyone in the IP community wonders if President Donald Trump will create a new order in the IP field much the same way he has approached other areas of the government.
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On February 22, 2017, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Life Technologies Corp. v. Promega Corp. to address whether the act of supplying from the United States a single commodity component of a multicomponent...
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Since implementation of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act, inter partes review ("IPR") and other post-grant proceedings have been used successfully to challenge and invalidate thousands of patent claims.
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