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Federal Circuit Issues Two Decisions Impacting Standing to Challenge Validity of Pharma Patents
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • May 23 2018

Two recent Federal Circuit decisions address when a party has standing to challenge the validity of a patent. Though the cases arose in different


PTAB Proposes to Adopt the Phillips Standard for Claim Construction in Post-Grant Proceedings
  • Perkins Coie LLP
  • USA
  • May 9 2018

On May 8, 2018, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced a proposed rulemaking to change the current claim construction


USPTO Proposes Claim Construction Rule Change from BRI to Phillips in AIA Review Proceedings
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • May 9 2018

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office announced a propose change to the standard for construing both unexpired and amended patent claims in Patent


B&B Hardware Precludes Defense To Likelihood Of Confusion In District Court
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • December 18 2017

In 2015, the Supreme Court, in its decision in B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc. (“B&B”), held that sometimes issue preclusion should


Adequate alternative remedies do not include different proceedings pursuant to different statutory provisions
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 28 2017

The Federal Court of Appeal has clarified the law relating to what constitutes an adequate alternate remedy in the context of interlocutory decisions


Trademark Opposition Proceedings: Comparing Thailand and the United States
  • Tilleke & Gibbins
  • USA, Thailand
  • May 31 2017

A trademark opposition proceeding is a specialized legal process in which one party challenges another party's pending trademark application


Planning to Request Discovery for a European Patent Office Proceeding? Not So Fast, Rules the District of Massachusetts
  • Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
  • USA, European Union
  • April 24 2017

The Hon. F. Dennis Saylor, IV of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently denied a Petitioner’s request under 28 USC 1782


Distillations: Madonna is Not Impressed
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

Any business marketing a new consumer product wants to give their creation a snappy and memorable name, and craft brewers in particular seem


The Number One Way to Expedite the Trademark Opposition Process
  • TrademarkNow
  • USA
  • September 21 2016

For most businesses, waiting on the approval of a trademark application is cumbersome. From initial filing to ultimate approval, the process averages


Mexico adopting formal trade mark opposition system
  • Boult Wade Tennant
  • Mexico
  • August 26 2016

Earlier this year the Mexican Chamber of Deputies approved an amendment to the Mexican Industrial Property Law which, entering into force on 30