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Supreme Court Opens Door for Assignors To Challenge Patent Validity

USA - January 19 2022 Concerns about employee mobility have prompted companies to carefully scrutinize their intellectual property and information security policies. This…

Avanthi M. Cole

In Arthrex, Supreme Court To Review Constitutionality of Patent Board’s Structure

USA - December 22 2020 In October 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case that could affect the viability of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) as well as…

Cassandra M. Baloga

Supreme Court: Parties Cannot Appeal PTAB Decision To Institute Inter Partes Review of Allegedly Time-Barred Claims

USA - April 21 2020 On April 20, 2020, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a 7-2 decision in Thryv, Inc. v. Click-To-Call Technologies, LP, ruling Section 314(d) of the America…

Cassandra M. Baloga, Edward L. Tulin

Trade Secrets Take Center Stage, and Contracts Play a Lead Role

USA - January 17 2019 The stars of intellectual property law have historically been patents, copyrights and trademarks. Trade secrets have long been legally recognized but…

P. Anthony Sammi

Supreme Court Rulings Signal Significant Changes to Post-Issuance Patent Reviews

United Kingdom, USA - April 30 2018 In a pair of decisions issued on April 24, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court clarified the constitutionality of and the appropriate practice for inter…

Sarah Baugh, John (Jay) Neukom, P. Anthony Sammi