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Is CBM Worth the 101 Risk?
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • August 25 2016

Alice Corp. Pty, Ltd. v. CLS Bank Int’l (“Alice”) distills the patentable subject matter debate into a two-step analysis. This analysis overlaps in


ITC decides to review-in-part initial determination and terminate the investigation in Certain Microprocessors (337-TA-781)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • February 19 2013

On February 15, 2013, the International Trade Commission (the "Commission") issued a notice and terminated the investigation in Certain


ITC institutes investigation (337-TA-808) regarding certain electronic devices with communication capabilities
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • September 29 2011

On September 27, 2011, the U.S. International Trade Commission issued a press release announcing that it voted to institute an investigation of Certain Electronic Devices With Communication Capabilities, Components Thereof, and Related Software (Inv. No. 337-TA-808


Microsoft’s failure in second reexamination attempt of i4i patent final
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • October 10 2011

The epic battle between Microsoft and i4i effectively ended with the Supreme Court ruling upholding the clear and convincing standard


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


ALJ pender orders parties to submit executive summary of pre-hearing briefs in Certain Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music And Data Processing Devices (337-TA-745)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • December 1 2011

On November 28, 2011, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 27 in Certain Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music And Data Processing Devices, Computers and Components Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-745


Elpida Memory files new 337 complaint regarding dynamic random access memory (“DRAM”) semiconductor devices
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • November 16 2011

On November 15, 2011, Elpida Memory, Inc. of Japan and Elpida Memory (USA) Inc. of Sunnyvale, California (“Elpida”) filed a complaint requesting that the ITC commence an investigation pursuant to Section 337


ITC issues public version of opinion finding no violation of Section 337 in Certain Semiconductor Chips (337-TA-753)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • August 24 2012

Further to our July 27, 2012 post, on August 17, 2012, the International Trade Commission (the “Commission”) issued the public version of its opinion finding no violation of Section 337 in Certain Semiconductor Chips and Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-753


ALJ Gildea rules on motion for protective order and cross-motion to compel in Certain Electronic Devices, Including Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music and Data Processing Devices, and Tablet Computers (337-TA-794)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • April 20 2012

On April 17, 2012, ALJ E. James Gildea issued the public version of Order No. 34 (dated February 24, 2012) in Certain Electronic Devices, Including Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music and Data Processing Devices, and Tablet Computers (Inv. No. 337-TA-794


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