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Patent Practice: A Shifting Landscape
September 2009 - GC New England Roundtable Series 2009
The following is an excerpt from the series: Patent practice these days is all about belt-tightening, changing attitudes, and teamwork. We’ve asked five noted practitioners...
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Common Sense: Treating Statutory Non-Obviousness as a Novelty Issue
June 2009 - Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal
By: N. Scott Pierce
The following is the abstract from the article: Title 35 of the United States Code at § 103 limits patent protection to subject matter that would not be “obvious at the...
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Employee Invention Assignments Given an About Face
March 31, 2008 - New England In-house
By: David J. Brody
The following article appeared in New England In-House: The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has “reached out” to employee invention assignment agreements, ruling they...
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A New Day Yesterday: Benefit as the Foundation and Limit of Exclusive Rights in Patent Law
January 2007 - The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law
By: N. Scott Pierce
The following is the abstract from the article: The exclusive right afforded by patent protection to an inventor is in exchange for contribution to the public domain of an enabling...
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Patent Office 'Overrules' Federal Circuit, Changes Standards for Patent Term Extension
January 2007 - New England In-House
By: Brian T. Moriarty
The following is an excerpt from the article: In a remarkable ruling, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has narrowed the eligibility standards governing patent term extensions...
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The Undoing of a Corporate IP Thief
January 2007 - New England In-House
By: Brian T. Moriarty and John F. Curran Jr.
The following is an excerpt from the article: Recent studies indicate over 92 percent of all business information is stored electronically. It’s no surprise then that companies...
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Improper Claiming of Small Entity Status Can Cost You Your Patent
September 2006 - Boston Patent Law Association Newsletter
By: N. Scott Pierce
Illinois Court Holds Patents Invalid Pursuant to A Finding of Inequitable Conduct Based on Improper Claim to Small Entity Status   United States patent law permits individuals...
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It's Never Too Late To Arbitrate a Patent Case
July 2006 - New England In-House
By: Susan G. L. Glovsky
The following is an excerpt from the article: Effective in-house counsel draw upon all dispute resolution mechanisms available to achieve optimal results for their companies....
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Patent Practice: A Shifting Landscape
September 2009 - GC New England Roundtable Series 2009
The following is an excerpt from the series: Patent practice these days is all about belt-tightening, changing attitudes, and teamwork. We’ve asked five noted practitioners...
More »
 
Common Sense: Treating Statutory Non-Obviousness as a Novelty Issue
June 2009 - Santa Clara Computer and High Technology Law Journal
By: N. Scott Pierce
The following is the abstract from the article: Title 35 of the United States Code at § 103 limits patent protection to subject matter that would not be “obvious at the...
More »
 
Employee Invention Assignments Given an About Face
March 31, 2008 - New England In-house
By: David J. Brody
The following article appeared in New England In-House: The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals has “reached out” to employee invention assignment agreements, ruling they...
More »
 
A New Day Yesterday: Benefit as the Foundation and Limit of Exclusive Rights in Patent Law
January 2007 - The John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law
By: N. Scott Pierce
The following is the abstract from the article: The exclusive right afforded by patent protection to an inventor is in exchange for contribution to the public domain of an enabling...
More »
 
Patent Office 'Overrules' Federal Circuit, Changes Standards for Patent Term Extension
January 2007 - New England In-House
By: Brian T. Moriarty
The following is an excerpt from the article: In a remarkable ruling, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) has narrowed the eligibility standards governing patent term extensions...
More »
 
The Undoing of a Corporate IP Thief
January 2007 - New England In-House
By: Brian T. Moriarty and John F. Curran Jr.
The following is an excerpt from the article: Recent studies indicate over 92 percent of all business information is stored electronically. It’s no surprise then that companies...
More »
 
Improper Claiming of Small Entity Status Can Cost You Your Patent
September 2006 - Boston Patent Law Association Newsletter
By: N. Scott Pierce
Illinois Court Holds Patents Invalid Pursuant to A Finding of Inequitable Conduct Based on Improper Claim to Small Entity Status   United States patent law permits individuals...
More »
 
It's Never Too Late To Arbitrate a Patent Case
July 2006 - New England In-House
By: Susan G. L. Glovsky
The following is an excerpt from the article: Effective in-house counsel draw upon all dispute resolution mechanisms available to achieve optimal results for their companies....
More »
 

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