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Federal Circuit Hears Case on Whether an AI-Generated Invention Is Patentable

USA - June 7 2022 On June 6, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit held oral argument on the issue of whether an invention generated by artificial…

New Lower Trademark Examination Evidentiary Standard for Genericness Refusals at the USPTO

USA - June 2 2022 The United States Patent and Trademark Office recently issued an Examination Guide clarifying the standard for refusing trademark applications on…

Decentralized Domains: Metaverse Land Grab

USA - June 1 2022 As the metaverse continues to become a more established marketplace, and consumers become more familiar with non-fungible tokens (NFTs), NFT…

The Federal Circuit Provides Insight on Experimental Use and On-Sale Bar

USA - May 9 2022 On April 29, 2022, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued an opinion for Sunoco Partners Marketing & Terminals L.P. V. U.S. Venture, Inc…

Supreme Court Calls for Views of Solicitor General on Petition Involving International Reach of U.S. Trademark Law

USA - May 2 2022 This morning, the Supreme Court called for the views of the Solicitor General on the pending petition for writ of certiorari in Abitron Austria GmbH…

Third-Party Complaints Must Shift Liability—Not Defeat It

USA - April 27 2022 A party sued for patent infringement may seek to shift some or all of its liability through an indemnification claim. While a patent infringement…

New Combined Petition Option for the Expanded Collaborative Search Pilot Program - Is It Worth Implementing Into Your International Patent Portfolio Strategy?

USA - March 31 2022 Effective March 29, 2022, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the Japan Patent Office (JPO) and the Korean Intellectual Property…

Forced Nationalization of Patent Monopolies Held by “Unfriendlies” in Russia

Global, Russia - March 16 2022 On February 24, 2022, the world watched in horror at Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. Lost in the destruction and devastation inflicted on…

Considerations For Applicants and Practitioners Due to Recent EPC Guidelines Regarding Description Amendment Rrequirements

European Union, USA - March 7 2022 Article 84 of the European Patent Convention (EPC) requires that the claims of a European patent application “shall define the matter for which…

Close Case for Non-obviousness of Pharmaceutical Formulations — Adapt Pharma v. Teva Pharma

USA - March 1 2022 In Adapt v. Teva, the Federal Circuit affirmed the district court’s findings that methods of administering a naloxone nasal spray formulation were…