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Canon files new 337 complaint regarding certain toner cartridges
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • January 26 2012

On January 23, 2012, Canon Inc. of Japan, Canon U.S.A., Inc. of Lake Success, New York, and Canon Virginia, Inc. of Newport News, Virginia (“CVI”) (collectively, “Canon”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337


Will a Failed CBM Unravel Your Alice Motion?
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • June 9 2016

Given the increased willingness of courts to dismiss Alice cases on the pleadings, petitioners may be inclined to withhold 101 grounds from CBM


ALJ Gildea rules on motions in limine in Certain Portable Electronic Devices (337-TA-797)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • August 22 2012

On August 17, 2012, ALJ E. James Gildea issued the public versions of Order No. 61 (dated July 26, 2012), Order No. 65 (dated July 31, 2012), Order No. 66 (dated August 2, 2012) and Order No. 68 (dated August 2, 2012) in Certain Portable Electronic Devices and Related Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-797


USPTO to require means plus function claims for software related patents?
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • January 7 2013

Despite public misconceptions to the contrary, software is not patentable. Of course, aspects of software, or “software related” patents exist in which an


ALJ Gildea denies private parties’ joint motion to terminate investigation in Certain Portable Electronic Devices (337-TA-797)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • November 30 2012

On November 27, 2012, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 73 in Certain Portable Electronic Devices and Related Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-797


ALJ Gildea rules on motions in limine in Certain Portable Electronic Devices (337-TA-797)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • August 27 2012

On August 17, 2012, ALJ E. James Gildea issued the public versions of Order No. 60 (dated July 26, 2012), Order No. 62 (dated July 30, 2012), and Order No. 67 (dated August 2, 2012) regarding various motions in limine filed by Complainant Apple Inc. (“Apple”) in Certain Portable Electronic Devices and Related Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-797


ITC institutes investigation (337-TA-853) regarding Certain Wireless Consumer Electronics Devices
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • August 25 2012

On August 21, 2012, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing their vote to institute an investigation of Certain Wireless Consumer Electronics Devices and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-8532


Board affirms examiner's rejection because reference disclosed issuing SQL commands to a database to obtain statistical information
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • January 27 2012

In Ex Parte Brunet (Appeal No. 2010-000122 of Application No. 10822,092), one of the issues before the Board was whether the Examiner erred in rejecting Claims 1 and 2 under 35 U.S.C. 103(a) as unpatentable over Rignell (U.S. Patent Publication No. 20010053688), Marran (U.S. Patent No. 6,549,770), Lawrence (International Publication No. WO 9838823), Pickover (U.S. Patent Publication No. 20020116665), and Davenport (U.S. Patent Publication No. 20020198976


ALJ Bullock grants motions to terminate investigation in Certain Static Random Access Memories (337-TA-792)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • February 2 2012

On January 31, 2012, Chief ALJ Charles E. Bullock issued Order Nos. 23 and 25 in Certain Static Random Access Memories and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-792


ALJ Essex grants motion to terminate investigation as to Sabrent in certain computers and computer peripheral devices (337-TA-841)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • October 11 2012

On October 10, 2012, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 24 in Certain Computers and Computer Peripheral Devices and Components Thereof and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-841