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If a patent says something is “essential,” then it must be so

To help a patent attorney prepare a patent application, inventors often provide a copy of a manuscript for an upcoming technical journal, research publication or white paper. 508 more words

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When Should You Ask Alice?

Friday was a good day for AOL, Google, IAC Search & Media, Gannet Company, and Target. The Federal Circuit reversed a district court determination that patents asserted against them by I/P Engine were valid and infringed. 209 more words

A Fraternity of Federal Judges

We’ve mentioned the reversal rates on claim construction before - under the current de novo standard of review (no deference) the Federal Circuit routinely reverses trial judges on claim construction, very often the decisive issue. 143 more words

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To Stay or Not to Stay?

We are fashionably late to the party on this particular issue, but nonetheless wish to pay notice to the Federal Circuit’s decision last month in… 303 more words

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Federal Circuit Allows PTO to Overrule Court Decision Again

The Federal Circuit has again permitted the PTO to overrule a decision by a district court, affirmed on appeal by the Federal Circuit.  As in  561 more words

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Applying Alice

Whether you pay close attention to the world of patent litigation or get your IP news from this blog along, you’ve no doubt heard of… 241 more words

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