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U.S. Supreme Court Limits Venue Options for Patent Infringement Actions
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • May 25 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a unanimous decision in TC Heartland LLC v. Kraft Food Group Brands LLC related to proper venue for patent


Federal Circuit Affirms Eligibility of Financial Services Software Patent
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • January 24 2017

The Federal Circuit, in Trading Technologies Intl., Inc. v. CQG, Inc., affirmed a district court decision holding that two patents related to a


Federal Circuit Narrows Patent Eligibility for CBM Review
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • January 11 2017

In the recently decided Unwired Planet, LLC v. Google, Inc. case, the Federal Circuit significantly narrowed the eligibility standards for covered


Federal Circuit Provides Additional Support to Software Patents
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • September 23 2016

The Federal Circuit recently reversed a decision in McRO, Inc. v. DBA Planet Blue that asserted claims in patents at issue, relating to a method for


Patent Office Provides New Option for Addressing Final Rejections
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • July 20 2016

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently initiated a Post-Prosecution Pilot Program (P3) to enhance prosecution during the time period


Supreme Court Loosens Test for Enhanced Patent Damages
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • June 16 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a decision in the companion cases Halo Electronics, Inc. v. Pulse Electronics, Inc. and Stryker Corp. v


Federal Circuit Maintains Software Patents Not Inherently Abstract
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • May 18 2016

The Supreme Court's precedent requires a two-part test to determine whether otherwise patent-eligible claims - directed to a process, machine


LeClairRyan Accountant and Attorney Liability Newsbrief - Winter 2016
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • February 18 2016

In Maling v. Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP, the plaintiff alleged harm resulting from his patent counsel’s failure to disclose


Federal Circuit expands scope of functional claiming
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • July 13 2015

A recent Federal Circuit panel decision in Williamson v. Citrix Online, LLC altered the evidentiary standard for determining whether a patent claim


Broadest reasonable interpretations for inter partes review proceedings affirmed
  • LeClairRyan
  • USA
  • February 18 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit recently issued the first decision in an appeal of a final decision of the Patent Trial and Appeal