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The PTO provides additional guidance for meeting the “financial products or services” requirement for instituting CBM reviews
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

In a series of decisions addressing whether an abstract idea involves “financial product or service” in the context of Covered Business Method (CBM


Appellate Court weighs in on pharmaceutical “product hopping”
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

As the first court of appeals to address the issue of product hopping, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the district court’s


Elimination of Rule 84 and Form 18 could increase pleading standards in patent cases
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

In an order issued in late April of this year, the U.S. Supreme Court, without comment, adopted changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that


Activities for sNDA and citizen’s petition protected by “safe harbor”
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

In a case addressing the “safe harbor” provision of 35 U.S.C. 271(e)(1), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the district


Decision to expand panels resides with PTAB, not parties
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

In two recent decisions by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board), the Board denied petitioner requests for rehearing by an expanded panel


What was old is new again for means function claim elements
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, sitting en banc for the limited purpose of revisiting when claims invoke the means-plus-function


Intervening reissue still bound by earlier claim construction
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

In a decision invalidating reissue patent claims, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court’s application of the


Good faith belief in invalidity no defense to active inducement
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

The U.S. Supreme Court (Justice Kennedy writing for the majority) has now eliminated a defense that has been available to parties accused of actively


Expedited Patent Appeal Pilot Program
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

On June 15, 2015, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced it was starting an Expedited Patent Appeal Pilot Program effective June 19


Substantially the same prior art
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • June 30 2015

Addressing the issue of what constitutes the “same or substantially the same” prior art or arguments, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or