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Federal Circuit frames test for patent-eligibility

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 8 2014

Personalized medicine relies on diagnostics to analyze a patient for individualized therapy and for monitoring a patient's health status. Some

Online transaction claim held unpatentable

  • Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 27 2014

In BUYSAFE, Inc. V. Google, Inc., Appeal No. 2013-1575, the Federal Circuit affirmed a judgment of invalidity under 35 U.S.C. 101 for lack of

Internet advertising patent saga continues: Supreme Court orders Federal Circuit to reconsider decision in Ultramercial v. Hulu

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • 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

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

USPTO takes the MPEP to the wikisphere

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2011

As the USPTO begins the process of updating the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP) and the Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure (TMEP), it is inviting public comment on specific sections through new "online discussion tools."

It’s no yolk: the dangers of using webpages as anticipatory evidence in New Zealand patent oppositions

  • Houlihan2
  • -
  • New Zealand
  • -
  • February 25 2014

A recent Patent Opposition Decision by the Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand ("IPONZ"), Quirky, Inc. v Hamish Dobbie 2014 ("the Case"

FDA likes pharma on Facebook? FDA releases long-awaited social media draft guidance

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 15 2014

On January 13, 2014, the Food and Drug Administration ("FDA" or "the Agency") announced the availability of a much-anticipated draft guidance on its

With "one click", business methods are patentable in Canada

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 15 2010

In a decision of the Federal Court of Canada released on October 14, 2010, Amazon.com, Inc. v. Attorney General of Canada, the Court allowed an appeal from a ruling by the Commissioner of Patents ("Commissioner") that had originally denied a patent application by Amazon.com Inc. ("Amazon") for its pervasively successful one click online ordering technology

Follow the yellow bit road?: JP Morgan pursues bitcoin-like patent

  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • -
  • China, European Union, USA
  • -
  • December 19 2013

Digital currencies are a hot topic these days, with their anonymity, freedom from control by centralised banks, and avoidance of merchant transaction

Federal Court of Appeal rules on Amazon.com’s "one-click" patent business methods remain patentable in Canada

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 28 2011

On November 24, 2011, the Federal Court of Appeal released its decision in Canada (AG) v. Amazon.com, Inc., directing that the Commissioner of Patents resume the examination of Amazon.com’s patent application in accordance with the Court’s reasons