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PTAB Trial Estoppel Demystified in EDTX?
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 23 2017

IPR estoppel is established under 35 U.S.C. 315(e)(2), which provides that “the petitioner in an inter partes review of a claim in a patent


Eliminating Partial PTAB Institutions Will Undermine Trial Practice
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 22 2017

Today, the Supreme Court granted certiorari in SAS Institute Inc., v. ComplemenSoft LLC. As previously explained,argues that partial PTAB trial


ITC Terminates Investigation In Certain Radiotherapy Systems And Treatment Planning Software (337-TA-968)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 19 2017

On May 18, 2017, the U.S. International Trade Commission ("Commission") issued a notice in Certain Radiotherapy Systems and Treatment Planning


ALJ Pender Grants Motion To Terminate Investigation In Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Mask Systems (337-TA-1022)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

On May 17, 2017, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 18 in Certain Sleep-Disordered Breathing Treatment Mask Systems and Components Thereof


Constitutional Challenges to PTAB Another Dead End
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 18 2017

Over the years the constitutionality of USPTO post-grant procedures have been repeatedly challenged. Typically, it is argued that the 7th Amendment's


Federal Circuit Affirms Subject Matter Jurisdiction Despite Executed Covenant Not to Sue
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

A “covenant not to sue” is a legal agreement in which a party seeking damages agrees not to sue the party that it has a cause-of-action against. On


Under the microscope: an in-depth look at the ‘on-sale bar’ under the Federal Circuit’s opinion in helsinn healthcare
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

In Helssin Healthcare the Federal Circuit reversed the trial court’s finding that four patents-in-suit (3 patents governed under pre-AIA, and 1


ALJ Lord Sets 16-Month Target Date In Certain Thermoplastic-Encapsulated Electric Motors (337-TA-1052)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 17 2017

On May 11, 2017, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 3 in Certain Thermoplastic-Encapsulated Electric Motors, Components Thereof, and Products and Vehicles


ALJ Lord Sets Procedural Schedule In Certain Non-Volatile Memory Devices (337-TA-1046)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 16 2017

On May 11, 2017, ALJ Dee Lord issued Order No. 8 in Certain Non-Volatile Memory Devices and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-1046). By way


ITC Institutes Investigation (337-TA-1056) Regarding Certain Collapsible Sockets For Mobile Electronic Devices
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • May 15 2017

On May 10, 2017, the U.S. International Trade Commission ("Commission") issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of