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Federal Circuit PTAB Appeal Statistics - May 15, 2018
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2018

Through May 15, 2018, the Federal Circuit decided 364 PTAB appeals from IPRs and CBMs. The Federal Circuit affirmed the PTAB on every issue in 276 (75


Hearsay Hurdle: Proving Nonpatent Literature Is Prior Art
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • February 15 2018

Validity challenges in inter partes review and post-grant review at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board often rely on nonpatent literature publications


Federal Circuit PTAB Appeal Statistics - June 1, 2017
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2017

Through June 1, 2017, the Federal Circuit decided 210 PTAB appeals from IPRs and CBMs. The Federal Circuit affirmed the PTAB on every issue in 155 (73


Petitioner Estopped Where Reference Cited in Prosecution History and on Face of Patent-in-Suit Reasonably Could Have Been Raised in Prior IPR
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • October 28 2016

In Ford Motor Co. v. Paice LLC, IPR2015-00787, Paper 35 (Oct. 21, 2016), the Board dismissed Ford's inter partes review (IPR) challenge of a claim


Is This The Beginning of the End for Accelerated Examination?
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2016

In its August 16th Notice identifying a number of updates to the accelerated examination (AE) program, the USPTO announced that it also plans to seek


Rule review
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2011

The America Invents Act (AIA) overhauled several aspects of patent law, including establishing a new threshold for requesting inter partes reexamination.


Nike, Inc. v. Maher, Opp. No. 91188789 (TTAB Aug. 9, 2011)
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • September 12 2011

Applicants applied to register the mark JUST JESU IT for various types of athletic apparel.


Senate passes Patent Reform Act of 2011
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2011

After failed attempts in prior years, the U.S. Senate has passed a sweeping reform of U.S. patent law by a wide 95-5 margin.


Gray v. Novell, Inc
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • January 31 2011

XOpen opposed Gray's application to register the mark iNUX based on XOpen's prior rights to the mark UNIX.


Super-Krete Int’l, Inc. v. Sadleir, 2010 WL 1688533 (C.D. Cal. Apr. 22, 2010)
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2010

Plaintiff sued defendants, a direct competitor in the concreteresurfacing business and its president, for trademark infringement, dilution, and cybersquatting based on defendants' registration and use of a domain name consisting of plaintiff's trademark to direct Internet users to defendants' own website marketing competing products.