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Concrete signs of an abstract idea: Vehicle Intelligence may peek into the future of invalidity
  • Shook Hardy & Bacon LLP
  • USA
  • February 29 2016

The patent world continues to struggle mightily with articulating the core "idea" of a patent and whether it is too "abstract," in the wake of Alice


SanDisk broadens SSD IP with Fusion-io
  • Chipworks Inc
  • USA
  • June 24 2014

The US$1.1B takeover bid announced last week by storage solutions heavyweight SanDisk (SNDK.O) for Utah-based Fusion-io (FIO.N) has many suggesting


A company acquired by licensee after the date of a settlement agreement was found not to qualify as a licensee under the agreement
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • February 11 2014

In license negotiations, licensees may want their affiliates or subsidiaries to be included in the scope of its license. While such provisions are


Yet another court weighs in on FRAND rates (this time for Wi-Fi)
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • October 31 2013

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, after a bench trial limited to the issue of determining a FRAND rate for licensing a


Indirect infringement contentions must identify the directly infringing third-party products by name or else
  • Husch Blackwell LLP
  • USA
  • November 2 2012

Where an accused infringer does not perform all the steps in a method patent claim or does not sell all the components requried in a product patent claim, the patent owner is often forced to accuse the infringer with indirect infringement instead of direct infringement


Bad faith spoliation revisited
  • IT-LEX Inc
  • USA
  • January 14 2013

Some of you may have read about the spoliation issues unfolding over the past few years in the case of Micron Technology, Inc. v. Rambus, Inc


Comparing US and Canadian approaches to determining subject matter eligibility of computer-implemented inventions
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada, USA
  • October 25 2013

The recent U.S. Federal Circuit decision of Accenture Global Services, GMBH v. Guidewire Software, Inc. (“Accenture”) is a reminder that American law


State AGs in the news
  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • USA
  • April 17 2014

Delaware Attorney General Declines 2014 Reelection, Will Seek Governorship in 2016 Delaware AG Joseph "Beau" Biden III announced today that he will


Federal Circuit reverses district court on claim construction in patent suit involving Google's Street View
  • Duane Morris LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2014

The Federal Circuit explained the proper procedure for reviewing claim constructions on appeal. On March 14, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the


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