On November 14, 2016, the Federal Circuit held that a single sale of two hats is sufficient to meet the Lanham Act’s “use in commerce” requirement for trademark registration, potentially contravening longstanding jurisprudence on “token use.” 556 more words
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The USPTO recently issued new guidance to Patent Examiners regarding the Subject Matter Eligibility.
Below are the Highlights of the guidance based on Federal Circuit (FC) Decisions: 145 more words
By Sebastian Stock
In Akamai Technologies, Inc. v. Limelight Networks, the Federal Circuit broadened potential patent infringement claims by no longer requiring a defendant perform all the steps of a patented method before direct infringement occurs. 764 more words
The end may be nearing for software patents which have been highly controversial in the tech industry for some time. The verdict issued on Friday by the U.S Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit… 321 more words