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PTAB threatens sanctions for unauthorized e-mails

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • USA
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  • 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 patent saga continues: Supreme Court orders Federal Circuit to reconsider decision in Ultramercial v. Hulu

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 23 2012

In a brief, one paragraph order issued on May 21, 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court hinted that a recent decision covering patent-eligibility for medical testing methods is also relevant to Internet-based methods

Federal Court of Appeal weighs in on business methods

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 25 2011

On November 24, 2011, the Federal Court of Appeal released its highly anticipated decision in the case of Amazon.com’s so called ‘one-click’ patent

Business method as essential element of valid patent claim: Amazon one-click decision, a Canadian prosecution perspective

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 28 2011

On November 24, 2011, the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal released a vital decision quashing the Commissioner of Patents’ stated “tradition” of excluding business methods from patentability

Award of attorneys’ fees improper where proposed claim construction is not objectively baseless

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 23 2011

In iLOR, LLC v. Google, Inc., Nos. 10-1117, -1172 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 11, 2011), the Federal Circuit reversed the district court’s determination that the case was exceptional under 35 U.S.C. 285, concluding that the plaintiff’s proposed claim construction was not objectively baseless

Spanish court allows internet databases to be relied on as prior art

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Spain
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  • February 14 2012

A recent case in Spain shows the how on-line patent databases can be used to evidence prior art for national utility models, even where prior art is divulged in different languages

An early present for Amazon Amazon’s one-click patent application allowed by the Canadian Patent Office

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 10 2012

In a surprising move, less than one month after the much publicized Federal Court of Appeal decision in Canada (AG) v. Amazon.com, Inc., the Commissioner of Patents has allowed Amazon’s “one-click” patent application containing the same claims that were reviewed by the Federal Court of Appeal

Motion to dismiss denied under Bilski where plaintiff contended that a computer programmed in a particular way was the invention itself

  • Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 20 2011

Plaintiff's complaint alleged a single count for patent infringement, which asserted that the defendant infringes its patent through the use of an online dating website

Smartphone makers sued on violations of wireless e-mail patents

  • Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
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  • USA
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  • July 16 2010

Four years after collecting a hefty legal settlement from Research-In-Motion (RIM), the manufacturer of the BlackBerry wireless email device, NTP Inc. last Friday announced the filing of a lawsuit against six smart phone makers that are accused of infringing NTP patents that relate to the wireless transmission of e-mail messages to cell phones

Current issues in lifesciences

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • Czech Republic, European Union
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  • January 11 2012

The lifescience sector is driven by development and innovation