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Case of First Impression: Federal Circuit Endorses Patent-Agent Privilege
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

In a case of first impression regarding whether communications between a non-lawyer patent agent and a client are legally privileged, a split panel


Factual Assertions Cannot Be Made for the First Time at Oral Argument
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

Addressing the procedural aspects of making factual assertions during an inter partes review (IPR), the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit


Federal Circuit Rejects ITC’s Authority over Intangible Articles
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit denied a request for rehearing en banc in ClearCorrect Operating v. Int'l Trade Comm'n, (IP Update


PTAB Redundancy Doctrine Is Legal but Unhelpful
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

Addressing the Patent Trial and Appeals Board's (PTAB's or Board's) reliance on the so-called redundancy doctrine in connection with instituting


Denying Institution on “Redundant” Grounds Is Proper
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

Addressing the authority of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) to determine the specific grounds for institution, the US Court of


Advertisement and Subsidy Program Qualifies as Financial Product or Service Under Broad CBM Definition
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld the broad applicability of the financial prong of the eligibility test for covered business


PTAB Flushes Assignor Estoppel as Defense in IPR Proceeding
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

In two separate decisions involving the same parties, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or


In Interference, Copied Claims Must Have 112 Support Consistent with Their Construction in View of Original Specification
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

Addressing written description issues in connection with claims copied in order to provoke an interference, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal


A Patent Can Be a CBM Patent for One Proceeding and Not for Another
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB or Board) found challenged claims directed to data security to be subject to covered business method (CBM


Can’t Beat the House: Card Game Rules Are Patent Ineligible Under Alice
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • April 28 2016

Addressing subject matter eligibility issues ( 101), the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court’s judgment that a