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Patent eligibility under Alice: reliance on lack of routine or conventional use

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

Federal courts have continued to wrestle with the standard for patent eligibility under 35 U.S.C. 101 set by the Supreme Court's ruling in

Federal Circuit upholds Patent Term Adjustment deduction for IDS filed after Restriction Requirement

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 2 2015

In Gilead Sciences, Inc. v. Lee, the Federal Circuit upheld the USPTO's interpretation of the Patent Term Adjustment (PTA) statute as permitting the

A second look at the Innovation Act obviousness type double patenting statute

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2015

When the Innovation Act first was introduced, I was skeptical of the proposed obviousness-type double patenting statute. I did not understand why

Court cites objects of invention in claim construction

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2015

Pacing Technologies, LLC v. Garmin International, Inc. is one of those Federal Circuit decisions that may send patent practitioners running to their

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