Articles

Results 1 to 5 of 21


USPTO Director Initiates Sua Sponte Review to Address Timing of Finitiv Factor 4 Stipulation

USA - September 16 2022 The Director of the USPTO initiated a sua sponte Director review in NXP USA, Inc. v. Impinj, Inc., IPR 2021-01556, Paper 13 (Sept. 7, 2022). The…

Shannon M. Patrick

How New USPTO Guidance Fine-Tunes Fintiv Application

USA - July 14 2022 On June 22, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued guidance on an interim procedure for discretionary denials noting the “potential for…

Trenton A. Ward, Yieyie Yang

Fintiv Refined: USPTO Provides Interim Procedure for Discretionary Denials

USA - June 22 2022 On June 22, 2022, the USPTO issued guidance on an Interim Procedure for Discretionary Denials (“Guidance”). In the Guidance, Director Vidal notes…

Trenton A. Ward

Petitioner Estopped Due to Final Written Decisions in Parallel IPR Proceedings with Petitions Filed Simultaneously

USA - February 15 2022 In Intuitive Surgical, Inc. v. Ethicon LLC, No. 2020-1481 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 11, 2022), the Federal Circuit affirmed that Intuitive was estopped under §…

Troy Viger

Multiple, Serial IPR Filings Doom Reexamination Request

USA - October 12 2021 In In re Vivint, Inc., 2021 U.S. App. LEXIS 29400, __ F.4th __ (Fed. Cir. Sept. 29, 2021), the Federal Circuit vacated the Patent Trial and Appeal…

Thomas L. Irving, Stacy Lewis, Barbara Clarke McCurdy, Amanda K. Murphy