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PTAB threatens sanctions for unauthorized e-mails

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 8 2014

Addressing a patent owner’s unauthorized e-mail arguing for additional discovery and the petitioner’s likewise unauthorized responsive e-mail, an

Internet advertising method found to be patent-eligible

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 31 2011

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held that a method for distributing online media to consumers by having the consumer first watch a paid advertisement constitutes patent-eligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. 101

Nothing non-obvious about applying pre-existing technology to the Internet

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2013

Addressing the issue of obviousness of patents directed to Internet-based software, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a

Amazon’s ‘one-click’ patent still alive in Canada

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 30 2011

The Canadian Federal Court of Appeal, addressing whether Amazon’s famous “one-click” business method was properly considered statutory subject matter under the Canadian Patent Act, allowed Amazon’s appeal from the Patent Appeal Board but directed the Commissioner of Patents to reexamine the patent on an expedited basis, not with the lower court’s direction that the claims at issue constituted patentable subject matter, but instead directing that the Commissioner identify the actual invention after a purposive construction of the claims

Federal Circuit affirms jury verdict of invalidity based on on-sale bar and public use

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2012

Affirming the district court’s judgment, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit cleared Facebook of allegations of patent infringement, finding that that the patent in suit was invalid under 35 U.S.C. 102(b) because the patentee’s product which embodied the patented subject matter was on sale and in public use more than one year before the filing of the patent

Appeal against exclusion from patentability of software to protect minors online allowed

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 12 2012

In relation to the application by Protecting Kids the World Over (PKTWO) 2011 EWHC 2720 (Pat), the High Court of England and Wales has allowed an appeal against a decision of a Hearing Officer that found that an alarm notification system for monitoring inappropriate electronic communications fell within the computer program exclusion

On a plain and ordinary meaning of “embedded” code in a web page

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 30 2014

Addressing a district court’s construction of the claim term “embedded” code as code “written into the HTML code of the web page” and the related

Is “insolubly ambiguous” the correct standard to determine compliance with Sec 112?

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 5 2014

The U.S. Supreme Court granted certiorari on a petition challenging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit's standard for determining when

PTAB grants request for rehearing relating to procedure for serving petitions

  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2014

In an order granting a request for rehearing to address the issue of a filing date of a petition for Inter Partes Review (IPR), the U.S. Patent and