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PTAB Fast-Track…Not So Fast

New Pilot May Not Accelerate Post-Grant Matters Last week the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced plans for the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) to begin...

Fresh From the Bench: Latest Federal Circuit Court Cases

CASE OF THE WEEK Immunex Corp. v. Sandoz Inc., Appeal No. 2020-1037 (Fed. Cir. July 1, 2020) In this Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act case, the Federal Circuit affirmed ...

New Pilot May Not Accelerate Post-Grant Matters Last week the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced plans for the Patent Trial and Appeal... Read More »
IN RE BOLORO GLOBAL LIMITED Before Lourie, Dyk, and Reyna. Appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Summary: When administrative patent judges are... Read More »
When the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA") passed, there were more than a few things that gave businesses pause – inconsistencies and typos... Read More »
CASE OF THE WEEK Immunex Corp. v. Sandoz Inc., Appeal No. 2020-1037 (Fed. Cir. July 1, 2020) In this Biologics Price Competition and Innovation Act case, the... Read More »
A large biotech company will maintain patent protection on one of its key products for the next several years following a federal court’s ruling that a... Read More »
House and Senate Judiciary Committees Alerted to “Significant and Rapidly Growing Problem” Earlier this month, a coalition of stakeholder... Read More »
ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES, LLC V. SHOPPERSCHOICE.COM, LLC Before PROST, DYK, and WALLACH. Appeal from the United States District Court for the... Read More »
Before the Supreme Court of the United States. On Writ of Certiorari from the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. Summary: A term styled... Read More »
CASE OF THE WEEK adidas AG v. Nike, Inc., Appeal Nos. 2019-1787, -1788 (Fed. Cir. June 25, 2020) This week’s case of the week deals with issues relating ... Read More »
B/E AEROSPACE, INC. v. C&D ZODIAC, INC. Before Lourie, Reyna, and Hughes.  Appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Summary:  Common sense ... Read More »
SHOES BY FIREBUG LLC v. STRIDE RITE CHILDREN'S GROUP Before Lourie, Moore, and O’Malley.  Appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board... Read More »
ADIDAS AG v. NIKE, INC. Before Moore, Taranto, and Chen.  Appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Summary:  A patent challenger can establish ... Read More »
In November 2019, the China National Intellectual Property Agency (CNIPA) issued new patent examination guidelines for applying China’s “inventive... Read More »
I’ve recently hosted two webinars on patent classification, taking a look at how contractors for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) determine where to... Read More »
On June 16, the USPTO published a final rule in the Federal Register revising the rules of practice regarding patent term adjustments in light of the U.S. Court of... Read More »
A design patent protects the visual ornamental characteristics of an article, including consumer and industrial products, medical devices and related tools, sports... Read More »
The disclosure requirements that will meet the written description requirement of s. 112(1) had a fairly mundane priority policing role prior to the expansion of the... Read More »
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has again exercised its authority under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act to grant patent... Read More »
In Re Personal Web Technologies LLC Before Wallach, Bryson, and Taranto.  Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of... Read More »
Board Acknowledges Slipping WDTX Trial Date Some weeks back I highlighted the institution decision in Sand Revolution II LLC., v. Continental Inter Modal Group... Read More »
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