Former The Walking Dead boss Frank Darabont is no longer the only one suing AMC over profits from the hit drama. Robert Kirkman, executive producer and creator of the comic book series the show is based on, has joined three other producers claiming breach of contract in a separate… 348 more words
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By Tom Engellenner
The Federal Circuit Court of Appeals again vacated a Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) panel decision for failing to properly evaluate “objective evidence of non-obviousness” and remanded the case for determinations consistent with its opinion. 712 more words
Regular readers may recall an essay I posted a few months back, which I wrote for the Pacific Legal Foundation’s law student writing competition. In that essay, I discussed the administrative law doctrine known as Auer (or Seminole Rock) deference, and I highlighted recent calls for reconsidering or abrogating the doctrine. 1,479 more words
On June 23, 2017, the Federal Circuit held that, whether they win or lose, patent applicants who appeal adverse PTAB decisions directly to a district court must pay the PTO’s attorneys’ fees. 612 more words
Here is the opinion in Wyandot Nation of Kansas v. United States.
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The Wyandot Nation of Kansas (“Wyandot Nation”) is a Native American tribe allegedly tracing its ancestry to the Historic Wyandot Nation.