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Volpe and Koenig, P.C.
In 1886, Dr. John Pemberton created the formula for Coca-Cola.
McDermott Will & Emery
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a PTAB decision, rendered in the context of a patent interference contest, resolving priority of invention to a hepatitis C treatment ...
McDermott Will & Emery
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit agreed that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) did not err in its conclusions that a claim element reciting "means" did not invoke § 112 ¶ 6...
McDermott Will & Emery
Addressing the issue of personal jurisdiction over an alleged infringement defendant, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court's dismissal of the complaint...
McDermott Will & Emery
Addressing the issue of whether the US PTO is entitled to recover attorneys' fees in connection with the defense of a § 145 appeal, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit answered in the affirmative...
McDermott Will & Emery
The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a district court decision that an infringement case was not exceptional and found that the patentee's willful ignorance of prior art and commencement...
Fenwick & West LLP
Despite being short one justice for much of the year, the U.S. Supreme Court handed down multiple significant decisions this past term that can unsettle long-standing legal understandings...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Intellectual Property partner Gregory B. Sephton, special counsel Christine Willgoos and associate John P. Dillon's article "BPCIA Questions Continue To Arise For Biosimilar Applicants"...
Pryor Cashman LLP
Both established companies and startups are increasingly utilizing provisional patents as part of their IP strategies, recognizing the unique benefits they offer.
McDermott Will & Emery
The Federal Circuit agreed and concluded that the district court's refusal to allow New World a second chance at the pleading was not an abuse of discretion.
McDermott Will & Emery
Preston filed a complaint against Nagel in state court alleging several state-law claims.
McDermott Will & Emery
Patent owners should fully respond to petitioners' motivation to combine arguments, pointing out any factual deficiencies and challenging the petitioner's explanations.
McDermott Will & Emery
In 2014, Volkswagen petitioned for IPR of certain claims of EmeraChem's patent related to methods for regenerating a catalyst after extended exposure to pollutants in the combustion gases of engines.
Matter management has become increasingly important for law firms and the clients that they serve. For clients, effective matter management can result in lower fees, more accurate estimates of costs, and better results, as their lawyers take a more active role in the processes for delivering legal services.
Haug Partners
The order dismissed one of the patent-in-suit's owners—the Regents of the University of Minnesota—but denied the motion to dismiss as to the patent's co-owner Toyota Motor Corp.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In both the U.S. and the EU, it is generally acknowledged that the enforcement and commercialization of IP rights must comply with the applicable antitrust laws.
On July 25, the USPTO published a new report titled "Patent Eligible Subject Matter: Report on Views and Recommendations From the Public." The report attempts to synthesize public comments....
Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
IPR is widely used to challenge patents.
McDermott Will & Emery
One-E-Way brought a US International Trade Commission (ITC) investigation, asserting two patents on a wireless audio system designed to let people use wireless headphones privately, without interference.
McDermott Will & Emery
The patent at issue relates to providing financing for a customer to purchase a product selected from an inventory maintained by a dealer.
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The TPNTPA focuses on the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), a quasi-judicial federal agency in Washington, D.C. with broad investigative powers on matters of trade
Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.
On July 17, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed, in a precedential opinion in Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc., a district court ruling...
Volpe and Koenig, P.C.
In 2017, the Supreme Court will issue opinions on a wide range of important issues in intellectual property law.
Foley & Lardner
During the IPR, Patent Owner Tire Hanger conceded that the original claims were unpatentable and filed a motion to add "human involvement to steps that an apparatus or other structure could have otherwise performed," to the claimed method...
Foley & Lardner
In late June, Senators Coons, Cotton, Durbin, and Hirono introduced the STRONGER Patents Act of 2017.
In Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Merus N.V., No. 2016-1346, slip op. (Fed. Cir. July 27, 2017) (hereafter, "Slip Op."), the Federal Circuit seems to have loosened the standards for finding a patentee culpable...
Womble Carlyle
The University of Florida earned a victory in a patent dispute that could prove to be a landmark decision for other state research universities.
Volpe and Koenig, P.C.
Kids are so indulged these days! They get to play with a new toy known as a "fidget spinner," in contrast to previous generations who grew up creating their own, low-quality "fidget spinners" ...
Haug Partners
In a July 17, 2017, precedential opinion, Millennium Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v. Sandoz Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed and remanded an invalidity decision by the Delaware District Court.
Jones Day
In late 2016, an Interpretive Notice by the European Commission stated that products produced by essentially biological processes should not be patentable.
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