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USPTO seeks input on patent quality

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2015

As announced in a February 5, 2015 Federal Register Notice, the USPTO is launching an enhanced quality initiative that includes a request for public

Patenting stem cells in view of the USPTO’s new Interim Guidance

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 16 2015

Late last year, the USPTO issued its modified and revised 2014 Interim Guidance on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility (Interim Guidance) to assist

Concerns about the Goodlatte Innovation Act

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2015

On February 5, 2015, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) introduced the Innovation Act, which is touted as &8220;addressing

Federal Circuit affirms use of broadest reasonable interpretation of claims in IPR proceedings

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 5 2015

In affirming the decision of the USPTO's Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) in In re Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC, the Federal Circuit upheld the

Federal Circuit upholds Patent Office's first decision of unpatentability in an inter partes review

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 4 2015

Today in In re Cuozzo Speed Technologies, LLC, No. 14-1301, a majority (Judges Dyk and Clevenger) affirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's (PTAB

USPTO seeks input on patent privilege issues

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2015

The USPTO is seeking public comment on patent privilege issues, regarding the legal protections afforded to communications between patent

Why did the Supreme Court GVR the Shire Lialda case?

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2015

On January 26, 2015, the Supreme Court granted certiorari, vacated, and remanded Shire Development LLC v. Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc., to the

Has the machine-or-transformation test returned to prominence in patent cases?

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2015

The machine-or-transformation test was once the gatekeeper of patent eligibility, but that reign ended in 2010 when the Supreme Court stated in

Validity of Sequenom patent still to be decided

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 27 2015

Although Sequenom has settled its dispute over U.S. Patent 6,258,540 with some parties (as I noted here), its case against Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc

Supreme Court calls for some deference in claim construction standard of review

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 22 2015

On January 20, 2015, the Supreme Court issued its decision in Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. v. Sandoz, Inc., finding that the Federal Rules of Civil