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PTAB Continues Streak of IPR Denials

USA - June 14 2021 US Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) institution denials for inter partes review (“IPR”) and other post-grant review petitions have steadily risen…

Brad M. Scheller

USPTO Provides Guidance on Conducting an Effective Patent Examiner Interview

USA - March 25 2021 Examiner interviews are often indispensable to advance prosecution of a U.S. patent application, and interviews can help advance prosecution in the…

Christina Sperry

Overview of USPTO Webinar: Understanding Patenting in China

China, USA - December 17 2020 Patent protection in China has been a hot topic of discussion and strategy for U.S. companies. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) China team…

Christina Sperry

USPTO Weighs in on IT Modernization in CXOTalk Interview

USA - August 31 2020 How does an important U.S. government agency modernize its operations, especially during a global health crisis? What IT modernization approach can U…

Christina Sperry

Second Circuit Declines to Decide if Human Skin Can Be a Tangible Medium of Expression under Copyright Law and Affirms Dismissal of Makeup Artist’s Lawsuit

USA - June 22 2020 In a recent decision from the Second Circuit, Judges Parker, Chin, and Carney side-stepped a novel question: whether human skin can be the kind of…

Susan Neuberger Weller