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Further patent reform.....don't believe the hype

  • Oblon
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  • USA
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  • January 27 2015

This time last year, further patent reform efforts had steamrolled their way through the House. While the House passed the Goodlatte Bill with

Teva v. Sandoz & the PTAB

  • Oblon
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 21 2015

Yesterday, in Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., et al v. Sandoz, Inc. et al., (here) the U.S. Supreme Court reversed decades of CAFC precedent

The PTAB as a hedge fund tool?

  • Oblon
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 15 2015

Over a year ago, I explained how "PTAB Trolls" were attempting to manipulate the new administrative trial system of the Patent Trial & Appeal Board

Proposed amended complaint not served under IPR statute 315(b)

  • Oblon
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 8 2015

Petitioners seeking Inter Partes Review (IPR) must be mindful of the statutory bar of 35 U.S.C. 315(b). This provision precludes IPR on any patent

PTAB accepts first contested claim amendment, now what?

  • Oblon
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2015

Since the passage of the America Invents Act (AIA) the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) has successfully fulfilled its charge as a speedy, cost

PTAB rule changes for 2015

  • Oblon
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 6 2015

Back in June of 2014 the USPTO issued a Request for Information in the Federal Register entitled, Request for Comments on Trial Proceedings Under the

2014 PTAB decisions that changed post-grant trial practice

  • Oblon
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 2 2015

Since the start of the administrative patent trials of the America Invents Act (AIA) on September 16, 2012, much has changed at the Patent Trial &

PTAB cautions on petition shortcuts

  • Oblon
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 29 2014

The reason for presenting a declaration in support of an AIA trial petition is simple evidence is superior to attorney argument. Likewise, the

District courts increasingly await PTAB decision

  • Oblon
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 23 2014

Prior to the passage of the America Invents Act (AIA) many district courts were less than impressed with the lengthy pendencies of USPTO patent

USPTO publishes new 101 guidelines for comment

  • Oblon
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 16 2014

Today the USPTO will publish their new subject matter eligibility guidelines (35 U.S.C. 101). A copy from the advanced reading room is available