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Patent Law Revision Changes Future of Intellectual Property Rights

By Cory Lamz

Patent and intellectual property laws have protected the rights and ownership of inventions and creations designed by individuals for decades. These laws ensure that inventors receive proper credit and rights for their inventions and are legally protected from people using their ideas or designs. 312 more words

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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

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

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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

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