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The Balancing Act of Patent Reform

Patent legislation is a balancing act — the protection of legitimate patent holders and non-infringing operators while stopping malicious attacks from so-called “patent trolls.” Unfortunately, finding that balance is proving a herculean task; the current debate is controversial for good reason. 1,045 more words


Intellectual Ventures II LLC v. JP Morgan Chase et al.

Docket No. 2014-1724

April 1, 2015

Brief Summary: FC determined it did not have jurisdiction over a motion to stay litigation regarding patents that are the subject of “pending CBMR petitions on which the PTAB has not yet acted”. 439 more words

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Understanding Post-AIA Power of Attorney Procedures --America Invents Act

Applicants identified upon a U.S. patent application’s filing can impact the ownership rights to the patent application throughout prosecution.  Prior to implementation of relevant aspects of the… 497 more words

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Gilead Sciences, Inc. v. Michelle K. Lee, et al.

Docket No. 2014-1159

February 26, 2015

Brief Summary: PTO decision to reduce PTA due to the filing of a supplemental IDS after filed a response to a restriction requirement was reasonable. 492 more words

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In re Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC

Docket No. 2014-1301

February 4, 2015

Brief Summary: Decision determined final decision to institute IPR review is not appealable, “broadest reasonable interpretation” is proper during IPR review, and the Board correctly construed the claims and found the same obvious. 470 more words


IPR Statistics Suggest an Interesting Recent Trend

Inter Partes Review (“IPR”) is a trial proceeding established by the America Invents Act that started in September 2012. Conducted before the Patent Trial and Appeals Board (“Board”), IPR allows an interested party to challenge claims in a patent for obviousness or lack of novelty, based on prior art patents or printed publications. 702 more words


Responsible Patent Licensing is Focus of NY Financial Conference

Executives of top patent holders will participate in “NPE 2015: The Business of Responsible Licensing” to be held in NYC’s financial district on March 12. 470 more words