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By David Seastrunk, Daniel Klodowski, Elliot Cook
Through March 1, 2017, the Federal Circuit decided 172 PTAB appeals from IPRs and CBMs.
By Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
On February 23, 2017, in a non-precedential opinion, the TTAB affirmed a PTO refusal of Republic National LLC's service mark based upon the failure of its specimen to demonstrate use...
By Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
On January 23, 2017, the TTAB dismissed Luxco, Inc.'s opposition to the registration of TEQUILA as a certification mark.
By Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
On January 11, 2017, the Southern District of Texas granted Viacom International Inc. summary judgment on its trademark infringement claim against IJR Capital Investments...
By Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
The Federal Circuit recently reversed the TTAB's refusal to register the mark DOTBLOG, which the TTAB had found to be descriptive for Internet blog search services.
By Daniel Klodowski, Elliot Cook, David Seastrunk
In the 47 Final Written Decisions issued by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board in January, the Board cancelled 513 (85.79%) of the instituted claims and declined to cancel 69 (11.54%) of the instituted claims.
By Robert High
Wi-Fi One has submitted its supplemental briefing in Wi-Fi One, LLC v. Broadcom Corp., Nos. 2015-1944, -1945, -1946, urging the en banc court to overturn its decision in Achates Reference Publishing Inc. v. Apple Inc., 803 F.3d 652 (Fed. Cir. 2015), holding that that the PTAB's decision regarding the timeliness of an IPR petition under 35 U.S.C. § 315(b) is unreviewable.
By Adriana Burgy
Often times, the number of claims that protect an invention is overlooked and not necessarily a discussion point when drafting a patent application.
By Adriana Burgy
On February 14, 2017, the USPTO's Patent Quality Chat webinar series continued with "Understanding the ADS (Application Data Sheet): Little Things Make a Big Difference."
By Adriana Burgy
Patent eligibility is a balancing act; the Supreme Court explained in Mayo that "too broad an interpretation of this exclusionary principle could eviscerate patent law
By Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
The Central District of California recently denied both parties' motions for summary judgment in a copyright infringement case involving a fan Star Trek film, setting the dispute up for a jury trial.
By David Seastrunk, Daniel Klodowski, Elliot Cook
Through February 1, 2017, the Federal Circuit decided 161 PTAB appeals from IPRs and CBMs.
By John Paul, Brian Kacedon, Robert MacKichan III
To prove induced infringement a patent owner must show the accused infringer actively encouraged infringement knowing that the acts they induced constituted patent infringement...
By John Paul, Brian Kacedon, David Seastrunk
A court will only enjoin infringers from continuing to sell infringing projects if the patent owners can show, among other things, they have been irreparably harmed by the infringement.
By Laith Abu-Taleb, Brian Kacedon, John Paul
Constitutional standing requirements to bring an action in a federal court do not necessarily apply when bringing an action before an administrative agency like the Patent and Trademark Office's "PTAB".
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