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ALJ Shaw issues public version of initial determination in Certain Microprocessors (337-TA-781)
  • Oblon
  • USA
  • January 25 2013

Further to our December 18, 2012 post, on January 16, 2013, ALJ David P. Shaw issued the public version of the Initial Determination ("ID") dated


Should software be patentable? Supreme Court takes another look
  • Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti PC
  • USA
  • April 8 2014

Patent law allows patents to be granted only for specific subject matter. This was rarely an issue until the late 20th century since a patent


Supreme Court hears software patent case
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • April 1 2014

The Supreme Court justices signaled Monday that, just like the rest of us, they are at a loss as to where to draw the patentability line for software


Commission finds no violation, terminates investigation 337-TA-670
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 11 2010

The Commission has found no violation of Section 337 in Inv. No. 337-TA-670, Certain Adjustable Keyboard Support Systems and Components Thereof, and terminated the investigation


New investigation 337-TA-726 instituted, assigned to Chief ALJ Luckern
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 11 2010

On July 8, 2010, the Commission issued a notice instituting a section 337 investigation entitled Certain Electronic Imaging Devices, Inv. No. 337-TA-726, based on a complaint filed June 16, 2010


The future of means-plus-function claiming for computer-implemented processes
  • Fitzpatrick, Cella, Harper & Scinto
  • USA
  • June 18 2010

Within the lifetimes of many practitioners, computers have developed from predominantly large mainframe machines like the IBM 360 series, and mini-computers used in individual laboratories, through desk-top machines based on the Intel '286 processor (which at that time seemed so amazingly fast), to today's multi-teraflop machines and the ubiquitous microcomputers found in our telephones, cameras, cars, and so on


Commission institutes new investigation and assigns ALJ Rogers
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 14 2011

The Commission instituted Inv. No. 337-TA-786, Certan Integrated Circuits, Chipsets, and Products Containing the Same, Including Televisions


Supreme Court rules that clear and convincing evidence is required to establish the invalidity of a patent
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2011

35 U.S.C. 282 provides that “a patent shall be presumed valid” and that “the burden of establishing invalidity of a patent or any claim thereof shall rest on the party asserting such invalidity.”


Commission determines not to review ALJ's finding of no violation in 337-TA-717
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 20 2011

On July 18, 2011, the Commission determined not to review ALJ Robert K


ALJ Luckern sets procedural schedule in Inv. No. 337-TA-774
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 20 2011

On July 18, 2011, ALJ Luckern set a procedural schedule based on a proposed schedule jointly submitted by the parties in Certain Electronic Devices Having A Digital Television Receiver and Components Thereof, 337-TA-774