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Claim definiteness in the US, Canada and Europe

  • Marks & Clerk LLP
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  • Canada, European Union, USA
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  • August 14 2014

On 2 June 2014, the US Supreme Court issued its decision in Nautilus, Inc. v BioSig Instruments, Inc., 572 U.S. __ (2014), No. 13-369, resurrecting

Limelight v Akamai and indirect patent infringement in Canada

  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
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  • Canada, USA
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  • August 13 2014

Recently, in Limelight Networks Inc v Akamai Technologies Inc et al ("Akamai"), 134 S Ct 2111 (2014), the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that one cannot be

Abbvie v. Janssen Biotech written description requirement road map

  • Schwegman Lundberg & Woessner PA
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  • Canada, USA
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  • July 7 2014

The recent decision in Abbvie Deutschland v. Janssen Biotech and Centorcor Biologics, App. No. 2013-1338, -1346 (Fed. Cir. , July 1, 2014) deserves

Patentability of computer-implemented inventions: how Canada compares to the United States in view of Alice corp

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • July 7 2014

Every patentee must understand that each patent system has evolved a unique way in which to effectively deal with the limits of patentable subject

U.S. Supreme Court raises the bar on patent eligibility of computer-implemented methods

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • June 26 2014

On June 19, 2014, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its ruling in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International . This decision had been

Alice’s patent invalidated as “abstract,” but court declines to articulate standard applicable across industries

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • June 20 2014

In deciding Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International, the Supreme Court yesterday invalidated Alice's patent to software for intermediated settlement of

Your patent has been infringed: enforcement of oil and gas patents in Canada

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • May 28 2014

Patent disputes are on the rise. 101 patent infringement actions were filed in in the Federal Court in 2013 as compared with 48 patent infringement

U.S. patent troll bill unsuccessful what is the situation in Canada?

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • May 28 2014

On Wednesday, May 21, 2014, a U.S. bill aimed at combatting patent trolling practices was pulled from consideration by the U.S. Senate Judiciary

United States Supreme Court eases requirement for award of costs in patent litigation

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • May 1 2014

On April 29, 2014, the United States Supreme Court has made it easier for a successful patent litigant to obtain an award of attorney's fees based on

U.S. Supreme Court lowers the bar for awards of legal costs in patent lawsuits

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • April 30 2014

In a unanimous decision, the United States Supreme Court this week relaxed the standard for determining whether a successful litigant should be