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Determining patent eligibility now requires a monthly watch
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2014

Last month, the Federal Circuit changed course on the eligibility of software patent claims in Ultramercial, Inc. v. Hulu, LLC, 2010-1544 (Fed. Cir


Appeal of first IPR to Federal Circuit part II: oral argument
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • December 12 2014

On November 3, 2014, the Federal Circuit heard oral argument in In re: Cuozzo Speed Technologies LLC, No. 2014-1301, an appeal from the first IPR


When served is not “served”
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • April 27 2015

The one-year rule, codified in 35 U.S.C. 315(b), bars a party from filing an Inter Partes Review (IPR) petition challenging the validity of a


Rise in generic competition for animal drugs could result in PTAB seeing Green
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • August 10 2015

Much like the Hatch-Waxman Act created an abbreviated pathway for generic manufacturers of human drugs to enter the market, The Generic Animal Drug


Injunction issued against patent infringer despite patent owner not practicing the patent
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • November 11 2014

In Sealant Systems International, Inc. v. TEK Global, S.R.L., the Northern District of California did the unusual; it issued a permanent injunction


Licensee's breach of agreement provides licensor with ability to sue licensee for infringement
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • February 2 2015

While settlement agreements are often intended to fully and finally resolve disputes between the parties, a failure to comply with the terms of a


Patent eligibility in the wake of Alice: Ultramercial III
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • December 4 2014

The Federal Circuit recently issued its highly anticipated decision in Ultramercial, Inc. v. Hulu, LLC, No. 2010-1544 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 14, 2014


Court grants preliminary injunction against willful infringer but tailors injunction to protect public's interest in having access to effective medical treatment
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • June 24 2014

Granting a preliminary injunction is considered an extraordinary remedy, over which courts have full discretion. A recent case from the United States


Board affirms refusal to register HUGHES FURNITURE; declines to consider evidence regarding marketplace use
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • April 20 2015

Just two days after the Supreme Court's decision in B&B Hardware v. Hargis Industries, Inc. was released, the TTAB refused to consider marketplace


Federal Circuit affirms TTAB decision refusing registration of THE SLANTS mark on disparagement grounds
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • April 21 2015

On April 20, 2015, the Federal Circuit affirmed the TTAB's section 2(a) refusal to register the mark THE SLANTS. Applicant Simon Shiao Tam is the