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By Hazel Ford
It is possible to obtain a patent from the European Patent Office (EPO) based on a new medical use of a known drug.
By Kenie Ho, James Stein, Matthew J. Hlinka
One way to mitigate or avoid divided infringement situations is to draft patent claims from the perspective of only one device in the IoT system...
By Michelle Pacholec Ph.D.
The Examiner rejected the claims as obvious under 35 U.S.C § 103(a) over the cited references.
By Christopher Johns
With respect to BASCOM, the PTO emphasizes that examiners should consider elements in combination, not just in isolation.
By Yoonhee Kim
The Court rejected the purported novelty of using a downloadable application, reasoning that the application in substance was described functionally...
By Saba Daneshvar
The Court concluded that the Board "improperly dismissed some evidence of praise related to features that were not available in the prior art."
By Jack Li
In this appeal, the Federal Circuit will clarify how the PTAB's decision to institute a PGR should affect a District Court's preliminary injunction analysis.
By Yoonhee Kim
In Perfect Surgical Techniques, Inc. v. Olympus America, Inc., No. 15-2043 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 15, 2016), the Federal Circuit found the diligence standard the PTAB applied in an IPR "too exacting" . . .
By Anthony Hartmann
In an appeal of an Examiner's rejection of claims under 35 U.S.C. § 103, the Board addressed the application of the broadest reasonable interpretation claim construction standard.
By Paula E. Miller
In Amdoc (Israel) Ltd. v. Openet Telecom, Inc., No. 15-1180 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 1, 2016), a split panel of the Federal Circuit reversed the district court's finding that . . .
By Jonathan J. Fagan
In Unwired Planet, LLC v. Google Inc., the Federal Circuit affirmed the PTAB's holding that the patent was invalid as obviousness, agreeing that a cited prior art reference was analogous prior art.
By Hazel Ford
In a move that has surprised many, the UK government has announced that it is pressing ahead with its preparations to ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA).
By Elliot Cook
Following Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International, 134 S. Ct. 2347 (2014), accused infringers have favored the tactic of filing an early motion to dismiss.
By Jeffrey Jacobstein
Should client communications with U.S. patent agents have the same protection against discovery afforded to communications with attorneys?
By Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP
Should client communications with U.S. patent agents have the same protection against discovery afforded to communications with attorneys?
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