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The ABCs of Patent Kind Codes

Author: Emily R. Florio
Editor: Stephanie M. Sanders

Have you ever wondered what those letters and numbers are at the end of a published patent application or issued patent number? 496 more words

The Patent Office

Innovation Act might be dead, but innovation lives on

As a former patent examiner, I recognize that the patent system, in its purest form, should protect and incentivize innovation through a limited-term contract, offering exclusive monopoly rights covering a technology, product or design element. 1,312 more words


Attend a Free USPTO Webinar On Post-Registration Proceedings Under the America Invents Act

What: Patent Office “Boardside Chat” that will discuss reissue and reexamination post-registration proceedings under the America Invents Act.

When: April 5th, 2016 at 12:00-1 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (U.S.) 193 more words


Patents After the AIA: Evolving Law and Practice

The author of this blog is pleased to announce that she has been recognized as a contributor to a new book, titled, “Patents After the AIA: Evolving Law and Practice.”  The book is a single volume desk-reference and guide to tactical and strategic patenting decisions for patent professionals after the most comprehensive revision to United States patent law since 1952.  45 more words

America Invents Act

PPC Broadband, Inc. v. Corning Optical Communications RF, LLC

Docket No. 2015-1361, -1366, -1368, -1369 (IPR2013-00340, -00345, -00346, -00347)

February 22, 2016

Brief Summary: Certain Board claim constructions found not to be unreasonable under Cuozzo (broadest reasonable interpretation) even though it is “not necessarily the correct construction under the framework laid out in Phillips”. 465 more words


Battle Between Sneaker Makers Nike and Adidas Will Go Another Round

By Alicia Palladino
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decided an appeal earlier this month in a long-running battle between footwear manufacturers Nike and Adidas that gives Patent Owner Nike a partial (and perhaps fleeting) victory. 663 more words

Inter Partes Review

Rosebud LMS Inc. et al. v. Adobe Systems Incorporated

Docket No. 2015-1428

February 9, 2016

Brief Summary: DC grant of SJ to Adobe as not liable for pre-issuance damages under 35 USC § 154(d) because it had no actual notice of the published patent application affirmed. 468 more words