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Panel Including Director Iancu Institutes Unchallenged Petition For IPR
On September 6, 2019, a PTAB panel including USPTO Director Andrei Iancu instituted inter partes review ("IPR") of U.S.
United States
27 Sep 2019
Patent Owner In Standard-Essential Patent Pool Has Standing To Appeal
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. ("Samsung") petitioned for inter partes review ("IPR") of U.S. Patent No. 8,917,772 ("the ‘772 Patent"), which is owned by Infobridge
United States
16 Sep 2019
Federal Circuit Tightens Standing Requirements For IPR Appeal
The Federal Circuit recently tightened the standing requirements for an IPR appeal in AVX Corp. v. Presidio Components, Inc., No. 18-1106, 2019 WL 2079178 (Fed. Cir. May 13, 2019).
United States
11 Jun 2019
District Court Extends IPR Estoppel To Non-Petitioned Invalidity Grounds
Presidio Components, Inc. petitioned for inter partes review of U.S. Patent No. 6,144,547, which American Technical Ceramics Corp. and AVX Corporation (together "plaintiffs") asserted against Presidio in ...
United States
15 Mar 2019
All Or Nothing: Why The Supreme Court SAS Mandate Does Not Eliminate The Shaw Safe Harbor
Why The Supreme Court SAS Mandate Does Not Eliminate The Shaw Safe Harbor.
United States
1 Mar 2019
United States
6 Feb 2019
SCOTUS Rejects Petition To Review Section 325(d)
On November 19, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States rejected a petition to review the PTAB's refusal to deny IPR institution under § 325(d), in a case where the challenged patent had survived several previous validity challenges ...
United States
7 Dec 2018
Practical Tips From The Judges' Panel At The PTAB Judicial Conference
On July 26, 2018, the Silicon Valley Regional Office of the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") hosted a Judicial Conference by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTAB").
United States
14 Aug 2018
Eligibility For A Covered Business Method Review
The Patent Owner responded that the '967 patent is not a CBM patent because its claims only cover "post-sale" activity. Id.
United States
3 Aug 2018
PTAB Designates Two Decisions Declining Review Under § 325(d) As Informative, PTAB Litigation Blog
On March 21, 2018 the PTAB issued a press release announcing that two decisions denying review under 35 U.S.C. § 325(d) are designated as informative
United States
17 Apr 2018
Federal Circuit Provides Guidance On Obviousness Of A Claimed Range Of Values
Patent applicants often draft claims to cover various ranges of physical or chemical characteristics. Of primary concern during prosecution are prior art documents that disclose similar, but not overlapping, ranges.
United States
4 Apr 2018
PTAB Reversed For Giving Process Step In Product Claims No Weight
Whether a process step in product claims is afforded patentable weight has been an issue gaining more attention recently. The Federal Circuit weighs in on the topic in In re Nordt Dev. Co., LLC...
United States
15 Mar 2018
PTAB Denies CBM Institution Based On Technological Invention Exception
On December 1, 2017, the PTAB denied institution of a CBM petition because the challenged patent is directed to a "technological invention" and therefore is ineligible for CBM review under section 18 of the AIA.
United States
5 Jan 2018
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