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Federal Circuit Holds PTAB Cannot Cancel Claims as Indefinite in IPR; Where Claims Cannot be Construed, PTAB’s Authority Limited to Denying Institution or Saying So in Final Written Decision

USA - February 18 2020 In Samsung Electronics America, Inc. v. Prisua Engineering Corp., No. 2019-1169 (Fed. Cir. Feb. 4, 2020), the Federal Circuit squarely held that the…

Coronavirus and Contractual Penalties

United Kingdom - February 16 2020 We recently considered the issue that the Coronavirus outbreak may result in an upsurge of force majeure related claims under commercial contracts…

It’s Printed, But Is It Published? The PTAB Expands Its Discussion of Prior Art Status

USA - February 5 2020 Following the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s (PTAB) Precedential Opinion Panel’s selection of Hulu, LLC v. Sound View Innovations, LLC as…

Coronavirus and Force Majeure

Global, United Kingdom - February 4 2020 Usually found towards the end of a commercial contract, a force majeure provision seeks to exclude the liability of one or more parties for events…

Intel’s New Diversity Standards for Outside Counsel

USA - January 31 2020 In a November 2019 blog post, Intel’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel Steven R. Rodgers announced Intel’s new diversity requirements.…

Direct Appeals to the Federal Circuit: The Exclusive Avenue for Challenging the Final Written Decision of an Inter Partes Review

USA - January 26 2020 In a recent ruling in Personal Audio, LLC v. CBS Corp., the Federal Circuit affirmed the District Court’s final judgment, which reversed a prior $1.3…

You Don’t Say! Federal Trade Commission to hold Public Workshop on Voice Cloning Technologies

USA - January 21 2020 On January 28, 2020, the US Federal Trade Commission will hold a public workshop on voice cloning technologies. As the federal agency charged with…

Vaping Products Banned from Promotion on Instagram

United Kingdom - January 13 2020 The ASA has banned four e-cigarette producers, including British American Tobacco (BAT), from promoting their vaping products on Instagram. The…

Bentley Forced to Hit the Brakes

Global, United Kingdom - December 19 2019 In what are challenging economic times, concentric diversification is increasingly being considered by businesses as a way of gaining an advantage…

The Bio/Pharma Beat - December 2019

USA - December 12 2019 Highlighting the patent law developments you should know in biotech, biologics and pharmaceutical cases, legislation and federal agency actions in…