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Enjoining Speech and the Right to Allege Patent Infringement

MYCO INDUSTRIES, INC. v. BLEPHEX, LLC Before Newman, O’Malley, and Taranto. Appeal from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan Summary: Enjoining a...

New Edition of C.I.P.A. Guide to Patent Acts Published

This “Guide” is a 1528 page book published by the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys via Thomson Reuters, and edited by Paul Cole and Richard Davis. Of course, it...

USPTO Offers 30 Day Extensions Under CARES Act

Most Patent/Trademark Prosecution Dates Extendible – Some PTAB The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced extensions to the time allowed to file...

MYCO INDUSTRIES, INC. v. BLEPHEX, LLC Before Newman, O’Malley, and Taranto. Appeal from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan... Read More »
On March 31, 2020, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) issued a notice entitled “Notice of Waiver of Patent-Related Timing... Read More »
This “Guide” is a 1528 page book published by the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys via Thomson Reuters, and edited by Paul Cole and Richard Davis... Read More »
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to claim victims around the world, the race is on to produce the right medicines to fight it. This includes developing a vaccine... Read More »
Most Patent/Trademark Prosecution Dates Extendible – Some PTAB The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced extensions to the time... Read More »
Real-party-in-interest disputes can be hotly contested before the Board. An order from the Northern District of Illinois shows that these disputes can have larger... Read More »
With essential medical equipment in short supply these days, doctors have been doing everything they can to get what they need to keep treating coronavirus patients. ... Read More »
PTAB May Not Create a New Ground of its Own, But Can Rely on Additional Art in Support of a Petition Ground Recently, the Federal Circuit in Philips v. Google... Read More »
Earlier this month, we released our 2nd Annual Patent Prosecution Intelligence Report where we ranked the top patent firms based on their activity and performance... Read More »
ALLEN V. COOPER Before Kagan, Roberts, Alito, Sotomayor, Gorsuch, Kavanaugh, Thomas, Breyer, and Ginsburg. Appeal from the Fourth Circuit. Summary: ... Read More »
PTAB Estoppel & Inequitable Conduct Inequitable conduct before the USPTO is an equitable defense to patent infringement that, if proved, bars enforcement of a ... Read More »
On March 3, 2020, Exact Sciences announced completion of its acquisition of Paradigm Diagnostics, Inc. and Viomics, Inc., privately held companies based in Phoenix... Read More »
FACEBOOK, INC., V. WINDY CITY INNOVATIONS LLC Before Prost, Plager, and O’Malley.  Appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Summary:  An ... Read More »
Today, a divided Fed. Cir. panel reversed the district court’s decision invalidating the claim of two Illumina patents, U.S. Pat. Nos. 9,580,751 and 9,738,931... Read More »
ILLUMINA, INC. v. ARIOSA DIAGNOSTICS, INC. Before Lourie, Moore, and Reyna. Appeal from the Northern District of California. Summary: Use of a natural... Read More »
In early March we released our 2nd Annual Patent Prosecution Intelligence Report, where we evaluated more than 3,500 patent firms over the last five years (Jan 1... Read More »
HAFCO FOUNDRY AND MACHINE CO. v. GMS MINE REPAIR Before Newman, Chen, and Stoll. Opinion filed per curiam.  Appeal from the Southern District of West... Read More »
KAKEN PHARMCEUTICAL CO., LTD., BAUSCH HEALTH COMPLAINTS INC., V. ANDREI IANCU, UNDER SECRETARY OF COMMERCE FOR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND DIRECTOR OF THE UNITED STATES ... Read More »
Expert Agency Shown Deference in Matters of Claim Scope While IPR petitioners may only challenge patent claims based upon patents and printed publications... Read More »
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