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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Medtronic appealed PTAB decisions in two IPR proceedings upholding all challenged claims directed to pedicle screws for spinal derotation surgery.
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
However, other former APJs must be asking themselves, "Who's Kidding Who?"
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Further to our previous blog post, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office reported that the 10 millionth patent issued today with the new patent cover design.
Proskauer Rose LLP
In a dramatic conclusion to the nearly seven year old patent litigation between Datatern and Microstrategy (including a number of Microstrategy's customers), Judge Saylor in the District of Massachusetts recently awarded attorneys' fees based on Datatern's "blatant and unapologetic" judge shopping in the early stages of the case.
Jones Day
The recent PTAB order in IPR2017-01427 is a cautionary tale for petitioners considering multiple IPRs against a single patent.
Jones Day
In Ericsson Inc. v. Intellectual Ventures I LLC, No. 2016-1671, 2018 WL 2407172 (Fed. Cir. 2018), a divided panel of the Federal Circuit reversed a PTAB decision that had sustained the patentability...
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
In Hologic, Inc. v. Smith & Nephew Inc., the Federal Circuit concluded that disclosure of a species provides written descriptive support for a claimed genus where the invention was in a predicable field of art, ...
Dentons
On May 14, 2018, rule changes from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) modifying the agency's regulations implementing the Bayh-Dole Act ....
Foley & Lardner
As we noted in this article on PTAB Trial Insights, Senator Hatch (R-UT) has introduced the Hatch-Waxman Integrity Act, which is intended to restore the brand-generic balance ...
Foley & Lardner
Similar requirements also would pertain to Paragraph VIII carve-out certifications.
BakerHostetler
In a memorandum dated June 7, 2018 (Memo), the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) set out new guidance concerning method-of-treatment claims, which should be welcome news for patentees.
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
As reported in the decision, Medtronic distributed a video demonstration and a related slide presentation to spinal surgeons at various industry meetings and conferences in 2003.
Ropes & Gray LLP
In this podcast, intellectual property litigation partner Leslie Spencer and associate Marta Belcher address such topics as:
Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
In Vanda Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. West-Ward Pharmaceuticals, Ltd., Nos. 2016-2707, 2016-2708 (Fed. Cir. April 13, 2018), the court held that claims to methods of treatment were patent eligible.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
This flare-up has temporarily drawn the spotlight away from another hot PTAB topic: motions to amend.
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
The Ninth Circuit has established a legal framework for courts to use when determining whether to enjoin litigants from enforcing injunctions ordered by courts in other countries.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
According to the Eastern District of Texas, no.
Oblon, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P
On May 14, 2018, in Anacor v. Iancu, the Federal Circuit issued its opinion affirming the Board's invalidation of Anacor's tavaborole patent. The patent-in-suit, U.S. Patent No. 7,582,621 ...
Ropes & Gray LLP
While most remember the Cuozzo appeal as challenging the Patent Trial & Appeal Board's (PTAB) claim construction practices ...
RPX Corporation
The cases against the other three continue, as do the cases filed in October against AT&T, Deutsche Telekom, SoftBank Group (Sprint), and Verizon.
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Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
A California court recently held that a forum selection clause of a license agreement was effective in preventing the licensee from challenging the validity of the licensed patents through inter partes review proceedings at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and ordered the licensee to move to dismiss the proceedings.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
A recent order from the Northern District of California provides patent practitioners interesting guidance regarding conduct during licensing discussions ...
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
In tacit recognition that patents and copyrights may be impotent, or that IP enforcement may be cost-prohibitive, in the face of widespread 3D printing "away from control" ...
Khurana and Khurana
The legal situation of granting business method patent depends from place to place. The reason being that Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property (TRIPS) did not expressly address the said patent issue.
Davis & Gilbert
Congress, commentators and a wide variety of industry leaders have long noted that the patent system was broken.
Field LLP
Many inventions involve software, and many inventors are interested in protecting such inventions with a patent.
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
A California jury recently awarded Apple $538.6 million in total damages for patent infringement by Samsung.
McDermott Will & Emery
Addressing the issue of federal jurisdiction based on a lack of Art. III standing by plaintiff, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ...
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
Medtronic argued that it does not lease or own any locations in the district.
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
In a long-running smartphone case that made headlines when it reached the Supreme Court in 2016, a California jury decided last week that Samsung owes Apple $533 million for infringing three design patents...
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