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The USPTO’s Guidance on Inventorship of AI-Assisted Inventions

USA - February 13 2024 On February 12, 2024, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office issued new inventorship guidance for inventions assisted by artificial intelligence (AI)…

Spotlight on Upcoming Oral Arguments - February 2024

USA - February 2 2024 The following arguments will be available to the public live, both in-person and through online audio streaming. Access information will be available…

Neither National Emergency nor Assertion of Prior Art Previously Presented to USPTO Sufficient for Discretionary Denial

USA - January 2 2024 In Chongqing Yanmei Technology v. Terves, the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("Board") granted institution over Patent Owner's arguments seeking…

No Consequence for Board Issuing Final Written Decision Over 37 Months After Institution

USA - December 7 2023 In Purdue Pharma L.P. V. Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc., No. 22-1482 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 21, 2023), the Federal Circuit held that the Patent Trial and…

Spotlight on Upcoming Oral Arguments - December 2023

USA - November 29 2023 The following arguments will be available to the public live, both in-person and through online audio streaming. Access information will be available…

Spotlight on Upcoming Oral Arguments - November 2023

USA - November 3 2023 The following arguments will be available to the public live, both in-person and through online audio streaming. Access information will be available…

“A” or “An” Means “One or More” Unless Indicated Otherwise

USA - October 31 2023 In ABS Global Inc. v. Cytonome/ST, LLC, No. 22-1761 (Oct. 19, 2023), the Federal Circuit reversed the PTAB’s finding that ABS failed to show that the…

Fraud Committed in Seeking Incontestability Status Is Not a Basis for Cancelling Trademark Registration

USA - October 27 2023 In Great Concepts, LLC v. Chutter, Inc., No. 22-1212 (Fed. Cir. Oct. 18, 2023), the Federal Circuit reversed the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board's…

Characterization of Reference as Primary or Secondary Has No Effect on the Obviousness Analysis

USA - October 20 2023 In Schwendimann v. Neenah, Inc., No. 22-1333 (Fed. Cir. Oct. 6, 2023), the Federal Circuit affirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board's ("Board")…

When to Consider Expert Testimony for Special Purpose Computer-Implemented Means-Plus-Function Claims

USA - October 20 2023 In Sisvel International S.A. V. Sierra Wireless, Inc., Nos. 2022-1493, 2022-1547 (Fed. Cir. Oct. 6, 2023), the Federal Circuit affirmed-in-part…