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The benefits of filing a quick 101-based CBM petition

USA - May 7 2015 Are you being inundated with charges of infringing business method patents? Are you currently in litigation with a business method patent? Do the...

Kevin Greenleaf, Dimitry Kapmar.


Favorable decision for patent holders from Federal Circuit in Ultramercial Inc. v. Hulu Inc.

USA - June 24 2013 On June 21, 2013, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, for the second time, reversed and remanded a District Court Judge's finding that...

Eric L. Sophir, Nathan P. Sportel.


US Congress proposes a litany of solutions to patent troll suits

USA - June 3 2013 Even after years of refining the laws that were eventually enacted as the America Invents Act in 2012, some members of Congress seek to curb...

Eric L. Sophir, Matthew P. Harper, Matthew P. Larson.


Federal Circuit upholds patent eligibility of claims having tangible application

USA - September 8 2011 In a remand from the Supreme Court for further consideration in view of Bilski v. Kappos, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Classen Immunotherapies, Inc. v. Biogen Idec, No. 2006-1634, -1649 (Fed. Cir. Aug. 31, 2011), upheld patent eligibility of two of three patents under 35 U.S.C. 101....

Eric L. Sophir, Shailendra K. Maheshwari.


Microsoft loses $290 million Supreme Court appeal: strong presumption of patent validity affirmed in Microsoft v. i4i

USA - August 24 2011 The Supreme Court of the United States unanimously upheld a $290 million verdict against Microsoft in favor of the Canadian software company, i4i Limited Partnership....

Monica B. Richman, Arthur S. Beeman, Marc S. Friedman.