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Does a “Full Moon” Mean Mars too?: Supreme Court Issues a Pair of Copyright Decisions Limiting Litigation Options
March 6, 2019
By: Brian T. Moriarty and Timothy J. Meagher
Supreme Court resolves conflicting decision by lower courts in copyright cases A plaintiff may not file a copyright litigation until the U.S. Copyright Office registers the copyright...
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A Secret Sale Might be Prior Art and Bar Patentability
January 31, 2019
By: Timothy J. Meagher
Enactment of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) did not change the meaning of the on-sale bar under 35 U.S.C. § 102. Under the AIA, a company’s commercial sale...
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USPTO Updates Guidance on Subject Matter Eligibility - Improving Chances for Grant of Software Related Patent Applications
January 28, 2019
By: Joshua S. Matloff and Philip T. Mazoki
The USPTO published revised guidelines enumerating subject matter groupings of abstract ideas and clarifying that a claim reciting a judicial exception is patent eligible if the...
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Trade Dress Revival Could Lead to Exclusion Order Under Section 337
November 6, 2018
By: Susan G. L. Glovsky and Patrick A. Quinlan
Trade Dress Revival Could Lead to Exclusion Order Under Section 337 Federal Circuit Takes an Opportunity to Correct “Series of Errors” by ITC Owners investigating...
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Supreme Court Includes Lost Foreign Profits In Patentee's Recovery
June 26, 2018
By: Susan G. L. Glovsky and Lawrence P. Cogswell III, Ph.D.
SUPREME COURT INCLUDES LOST FOREIGN PROFITS IN PATENTEE’S RECOVERY Decision limited to infringing components manufactured in the U.S. and shipped abroad Damages adequate...
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All Challenged Claims Must be Decided in Inter Partes Review: SAS Institute, Inc. v. Iancu
April 24, 2018
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
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: 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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Does a “Full Moon” Mean Mars too?: Supreme Court Issues a Pair of Copyright Decisions Limiting Litigation Options
March 6, 2019
By: Brian T. Moriarty and Timothy J. Meagher
Supreme Court resolves conflicting decision by lower courts in copyright cases A plaintiff may not file a copyright litigation until the U.S. Copyright Office registers the copyright...
More »
 
A Secret Sale Might be Prior Art and Bar Patentability
January 31, 2019
By: Timothy J. Meagher
Enactment of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) did not change the meaning of the on-sale bar under 35 U.S.C. § 102. Under the AIA, a company’s commercial sale...
More »
 
USPTO Updates Guidance on Subject Matter Eligibility - Improving Chances for Grant of Software Related Patent Applications
January 28, 2019
By: Joshua S. Matloff and Philip T. Mazoki
The USPTO published revised guidelines enumerating subject matter groupings of abstract ideas and clarifying that a claim reciting a judicial exception is patent eligible if the...
More »
 
Trade Dress Revival Could Lead to Exclusion Order Under Section 337
November 6, 2018
By: Susan G. L. Glovsky and Patrick A. Quinlan
Trade Dress Revival Could Lead to Exclusion Order Under Section 337 Federal Circuit Takes an Opportunity to Correct “Series of Errors” by ITC Owners investigating...
More »
 
Supreme Court Includes Lost Foreign Profits In Patentee's Recovery
June 26, 2018
By: Susan G. L. Glovsky and Lawrence P. Cogswell III, Ph.D.
SUPREME COURT INCLUDES LOST FOREIGN PROFITS IN PATENTEE’S RECOVERY Decision limited to infringing components manufactured in the U.S. and shipped abroad Damages adequate...
More »
 
All Challenged Claims Must be Decided in Inter Partes Review: SAS Institute, Inc. v. Iancu
April 24, 2018
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
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: 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 »
 

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