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Supreme Court strips more power from controversial patent court

The Supreme Court issued a ruling Tuesday that will have a significant impact on the patent system by limiting the ability of the Federal Circuit, a specialized court that hears patent appeals, to review key findings by lower court judges. 697 more words

IP in 2014: The Good, the Bad and the Idiotic

For those in the Washington, DC area, I am giving a talk at INCA (http://www.dcinventors.org/) next Monday evening. INCA, which stands for the Inventors Network of the Capital Area, is a nonprofit educational organization whose members are interested in patents, the innovation process, product design, marketing, licensing, prototyping and other product development issues. 21 more words

Copyright

Federal Circuit’s Sandoz Decision Increases Importance of Post-Grant Proceedings to Biosimilar Developers

On Friday, December 5, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit rendered its decision in Sandoz v. Amgen, No. 2014-1693, a case with major implications for the emerging U.S. 1,338 more words

Intellectual Property

Federal Circuit Confirms Invalidity of Reissue Patent Claims That Violated Original Patent Requirement

by: Robert Wagner, patent attorney at the Pittsburgh law firm of Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. (Robert Wagner on G+)

If an inventor discovers that he or she has failed to claim all that he or she could have in an issued patent, the patent statute provides a mechanism for going back and adding additional claims during a reissue proceeding. 703 more words

Patents