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District Court upholds FTC Hart-Scott-Rodino rules for pharmaceutical patent transfers

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 26 2014

A federal court has upheld the validity of the FTC's recent rules for reporting certain transfers of exclusive patent rights in the pharmaceutical

How the Supreme Court decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank undermines the USPTO subject matter eligibility guidance

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2014

On June 19, 2014, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International, finding that patents directed to "a

Supreme Court: generic computer implementation does not render abstract ideas patentable

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 19 2014

The Court’s decision affirms a divided en banc Federal Circuit ruling that found patent ineligible the method, medium, and system claims of Alice

USPTO proposes revised Patent Term Adjustment rules for RCEs under Novartis

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

The USPTO has published proposed rules for calculating Patent Term Adjustment (PTA) for applications in which a Request for Continued Examination

Federal Circuit says mistaken belief required for reissue error

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

In In re Dinsmore, the Federal Circuit held that the reissue process could not be used to correct an alleged defect in a terminal disclaimer between

Federal Circuit dismisses WARF stem cell case a missed opportunity

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 15 2014

Recently in Consumer Watchdog v. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, No. 2013-1377 (Fed. Cir. 2014), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal

PTAB denies late attempt to alter the applicable claim construction standard in an IPR

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

A recent decision from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (the "Board") highlights the different claim construction standards that are ordinarily

Is evidence of obviousness always required?

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2014

In KS HIMPP v. Hear-Wear Technologies, LLC, the Federal Circuit affirmed the decision of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) that upheld the

Supreme Court adopts reasonable certainty test for definiteness

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

On June 2, 2014, the Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Nautilus, Inc. v. Biosig Instruments, Inc., rejecting the Federal Circuit's

Federal Circuit finds Consumer Watchdog lacks standing to appeal reexamination decision upholding WARF stem cell patent

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

In Consumer Watchdog v. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, the Federal Circuit held that an inter partes reexamination requester must establish an