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“A New Day” for Amending Claims in Post-Grant Proceedings
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • October 29 2018

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Director, Andrei Iancu, recently gave a speech to the American Intellectual Property Law Association where he


Error 101: Director Iancu Wants to Clarify Patentable Subject Matter
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2018

On September 24, 2018, USPTO Director Andrei Iancu told the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) that examiners, applicants, patent owners


Q3 in Review: PTAB Remains in the Spotlight as Private Equity Assumes Greater Role in Patent Assertion
  • RPX Corp
  • USA
  • October 9 2018

The third quarter of 2018 saw the resolution of some lingering uncertainties from Q2, as judicial rulings and proposed reforms set the stage for


Attorneys’ Fees Not Awardable Expenses in Section 145 Actions
  • Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2018

In NantKwest, Inc. v. Iancu, No. 2016-1794 (Fed. Cir. Jul. 27, 2018) (en banc), the Federal Circuit decided en banc that attorneys’ fees are not


Does Secret Prior Art Survive in the AIA? Twelve Interested Parties Weigh In
  • Banner & Witcoff Ltd
  • USA
  • August 30 2018

In May, a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit applied an on-sale bar under the America Invents Act (AIA) to Helsinn's U.S


JTEKT v GKN: Lacking Standing, Competitor Cannot Appeal PTAB IPR Ruling
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • August 28 2018

The Federal Circuit further restricted a petitioner’s ability to appeal a decision by the Patent and Trademark Appeal Board upholding the validity of


USPTO Incentive Policies Influence Patentability Decisions
  • Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, PC
  • USA
  • July 23 2018

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office human resource policies influence patentability decisions, potentially increasing the rate at which examiners issue


Can Juries Decide Patent Eligibility Under 35 U.S.C. 101?
  • Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
  • USA
  • December 5 2017

No provision of the Patent Act has been more frequently litigated over the last several years than 35 U.S.C. 101. After not having decided a 101 case


AIPLA Legislative Proposal to Overrule Recent 101 Caselaw
  • Knobbe Martens
  • USA
  • June 22 2017

With the continuing uncertainties regarding application of the subject matter eligibility standard enumerated in 35 U.S.C...


Is it time to reform 35 USC Section 101?
  • Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC
  • USA
  • June 7 2017

Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution specifies that the powers of Congress include the power to "promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts