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The USPTO is off-key with international patent law harmonization

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2014

As a leader in science, technology and innovation, the United States long has played a central role in global intellectual property matters. As the

Third time is the charm for WildTangent challenge of patent eligibility of Ultramercial patent

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

In its third opinion reviewing the same district court decision, the Federal Circuit this time affirmed the district court's grant of WildTangent's

Federal Circuit’s post-Alice eligibility analysis of business methods

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 16 2014

The Federal Circuit in Ultramercial, Inc. v. WildTangent, Inc., held that an "entrepreneurial" multi-step process for distributing copyrighted media

USPTO explores crowdsourcing prior art

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 13 2014

In a Federal Register Notice dated November 12, 2014, the USPTO solicited public comments on the "use of crowdsourcing to identify relevant prior art

Federal Circuit looks for inventive concept in Sequenom patent

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 10 2014

On November 7, 2014, the Federal Circuit heard oral arguments in Aria Diagnostics, Inc. v. Sequenom, Inc., where Sequenom is appealing the district

District court finds Genetic Technologies patent invalid under 101 on motion to dismiss

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 6 2014

Judge Stark of the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware granted defendants' motion to dismiss Genetic Technologies, Ltd.'s patent

Is the Commil defense underutilized in patent cases?

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 5 2014

It has now been more than a year since the Federal Circuit rendered its decision in the Commil case providing a defense to the intent prong for active

Supreme Court asked to review standing in stem cell challenge

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 2 2014

The Public Patent Foundation and Consumer Watchdog (collectively “CW”) petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court on October 31, 2014, seeking reversal of the

A peek at the 60 minutes GenePeeks patents

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 29 2014

On October 26, 2014, 60 Minutes aired a story called "Breeding Out Disease" that included a segment about GenePeeks, a company that uses genetic

Federal Circuit judges disagree on use of post filing date evidence of nonobviousness

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 21 2014

On October 20, 2014, the Federal Circuit issued an order denying the petition for rehearing or rehearing en banc filed in Bristol-Meyers Squibb Co. v