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Anticipation Law Does Not Permit Finding Missing Claim Elements Based Only on Artisans “Immediately Envisioning Them”

Anticipation Law Does Not Permit Finding Missing Claim Elements Based Only on Artisans “Immediately Envisioning Them”

Author: J. Derek McCorquindale
Editor: Eric P. Raciti

The recent Federal Circuit decision, … 1,110 more words

Utility

Prof. Christopher Seaman Cited by U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit

Washington and Lee law professor Christopher Seaman’s scholarship has just been cited the US. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.  

On Thursday, March 16, 2017 the Court issued its decision in… 51 more words

Scholarship

Game Over for EMPORIUM ARCADE BAR service mark: "Merely Descriptive"

By Jacquelyn R. Prom

On March 8, 2017, the Federal Circuit ruled[1] that the phrase ‘Emporium Arcade Bar’ is merely descriptive of arcade and bar services. 459 more words

Trademark (General)

This One Weird Trick Isn't Reasoned Analysis to Support a Combination Under 103

Particularly after the recent In re van Os, the portion of KSR cited therein about the requirement to provide reasoned analysis to combine references is an important bit of precedent to remember. 302 more words

Patent Prosecution

Apple v. Samsung: The Parties Weigh in on Next Steps

Apple v. Samsung: The Parties Weigh in on Next Steps

Author: Elizabeth D. Ferrill
Editor: J. Derek McCorquindale

On Tuesday, December 6, 2017, the United States Supreme Court issued its first opinion in a design patent case in more than 120 years.  1,304 more words

Patent Applications