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All Challenged Claims Must be Decided in Inter Partes Review: SAS Institute, Inc. v. Iancu
April 24, 2018
By: N. Scott Pierce
In SAS Institute, Inc. v. Iancu, the Supreme Court holds that institution of inter partes review by the Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) requires,...
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Inter Partes Review is Constitutional: Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene's Energy Group, LLC
April 24, 2018
By: N. Scott Pierce
The Supreme Court held, in Oil States Energy Services LLC. v. Greene's Energy Group, LLC, that inter partes review does not violate Article III of the United States Constitution...
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Federal Circuit Decides that State Law is Preempted by Biosimilar Act in Amgen v. Sandoz
December 19, 2017
By: N. Scott Pierce and Deirdre E. Sanders
The Federal Circuit held that the Biologics Price Competition and Invention Act of 2009 (BPCIA) provides the exclusive remedy for failure to comply with its disclosure requirements...
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Online Re-registration of DMCA Agents Required by the United States Copyright Office by December 31, 2017.
December 8, 2017
By: Susan G. L. Glovsky and Samuel J. Sussman
A new registration requirement places companies at risk of copyright suits over material hosted on their websites. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) "safe...
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In re: Micron Technology, Inc.: Uncertainty Remains in Objections to Patent Venue
November 29, 2017
By: Samuel J. Sussman
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently decided In re: Micron Technology, Inc.  As a consequence, litigators should consider the following points: For defendants...
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Federal Circuit Withdraws Burden Of Persuasion From Patent Owner In In Re Aqua Products, Inc. v. Joseph Matal
October 5, 2017
By: N. Scott Pierce
The Federal Circuit has potentially made it easier for patent owners to defend their patents in inter partes review proceedings.  However, the actual effect has yet to be...
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The Federal Circuit Confirms a Return to Restrictive Patent Venue Requirements
September 29, 2017
By: John L. DuPré and Samuel J. Sussman
The requirements as to where a patent infringement case can be filed are different from and more restrictive than the venue requirements for a general case Unless the...
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U.S. Supreme Court Holds "Disparagement Clause" of Trademark Law Unconstitutional
June 19, 2017
By: Mary K. Murray, Ph.D.
Free speech prevents the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) from denying registration of trademarks considered disparaging   Today, in Lee v. Tam, the U.S. Supreme...
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All Challenged Claims Must be Decided in Inter Partes Review: SAS Institute, Inc. v. Iancu
April 24, 2018
By: N. Scott Pierce
In SAS Institute, Inc. v. Iancu, the Supreme Court holds that institution of inter partes review by the Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) requires,...
More »

Inter Partes Review is Constitutional: Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene's Energy Group, LLC
April 24, 2018
By: N. Scott Pierce
The Supreme Court held, in Oil States Energy Services LLC. v. Greene's Energy Group, LLC, that inter partes review does not violate Article III of the United States Constitution...
More »

Federal Circuit Decides that State Law is Preempted by Biosimilar Act in Amgen v. Sandoz
December 19, 2017
By: N. Scott Pierce and Deirdre E. Sanders
The Federal Circuit held that the Biologics Price Competition and Invention Act of 2009 (BPCIA) provides the exclusive remedy for failure to comply with its disclosure requirements...
More »

Online Re-registration of DMCA Agents Required by the United States Copyright Office by December 31, 2017.
December 8, 2017
By: Susan G. L. Glovsky and Samuel J. Sussman
A new registration requirement places companies at risk of copyright suits over material hosted on their websites. The Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) "safe...
More »

In re: Micron Technology, Inc.: Uncertainty Remains in Objections to Patent Venue
November 29, 2017
By: Samuel J. Sussman
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently decided In re: Micron Technology, Inc.  As a consequence, litigators should consider the following points: For defendants...
More »

Federal Circuit Withdraws Burden Of Persuasion From Patent Owner In In Re Aqua Products, Inc. v. Joseph Matal
October 5, 2017
By: N. Scott Pierce
The Federal Circuit has potentially made it easier for patent owners to defend their patents in inter partes review proceedings.  However, the actual effect has yet to be...
More »

The Federal Circuit Confirms a Return to Restrictive Patent Venue Requirements
September 29, 2017
By: John L. DuPré and Samuel J. Sussman
The requirements as to where a patent infringement case can be filed are different from and more restrictive than the venue requirements for a general case Unless the...
More »

U.S. Supreme Court Holds "Disparagement Clause" of Trademark Law Unconstitutional
June 19, 2017
By: Mary K. Murray, Ph.D.
Free speech prevents the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) from denying registration of trademarks considered disparaging   Today, in Lee v. Tam, the U.S. Supreme...
More »

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