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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

Intellectual Property

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

America Invents Act

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


Patent Harmonization: Is the End of the Filing Grace Period As We Know It Near?

Most of us who grew up in the U.S. often heard the wise saying “to each his own” from our elders. So, while we might adore some of our own American quirks- like putting ice in… 899 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