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Federal Circuit Finds No APA Violation in PTAB Adopting Construction Similar to Construction Offered by Party After Institution

USA - November 29 2018 In Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. v. f’real Foods, LLC, 2018-1274, the Federal Circuit affirmed the PTAB’s patentability determination based on a...

Sydney R. Kestle.


FDA Issues Guidance on Unique Device Identification

USA - November 26 2018 FDA has a unique device identification (UDI) system designed to identify medical devices through distribution and use. FDA recently issued final...

Kathleen A. Daley.


A Party to a Litigation May Lose Its Right to Arbitrate a Dispute if It Delays in Demanding Arbitration

USA - October 31 2018 A defendant waived his right to arbitrate a royalty dispute because he (1) knew about an existing right to compel arbitration, (2) acted...

Cecilia Sanabria, John C. Paul, D. Brian Kacedon.


Amending Parent Application’s Priority Claim Affects Child Application

USA - October 8 2018 In Natural Alternatives International, Inc. v. Iancu, Natural Alternatives challenged the Board’s priority determination that amending the benefit...

Sydney R. Kestle.


Recent Design Decisions Provide Insight for Design Patent Prosecution

USA - September 1 2017 Three recent decisions relating to design patents provide useful insights into design patent prosecution. First, the PTAB recently instituted two IPR...