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PTAB Adopts the Phillips Claim Construction Standard in AIA Proceedings
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • October 11 2018

Today the Patent Trial and Appeal Board announced a final rule changing the claim construction standard for interpreting claims in inter partes review


Establishing Obviousness: A Fundamental Case of Evidence Over Arguments
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • March 1 2018

The Federal Circuit affirmed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s inter partes review decision declaring various claims of patent owner Thales’ U.S


“In Light of the Specification”: Federal Circuit Weighs in on the Broadest Reasonable Interpretation
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • September 27 2017

The Federal Circuit yesterday issued an opinion in In re: Smith Int’l, Inc., No. 2016-2303 (Fed. Cir. Sept. 26, 2017) reversing an affirmance by the


In a Reversal, Federal Circuit Finds Data Processing Claims Patent-Eligible under Section 101 in Visual Memory v. NVIDIA
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • August 23 2017

Last week, the Federal Circuit held computer memory system patent claims not abstract and thus patent-eligible under Section 101, reversing a lower


District Courts Remain Split on TC Heartland and Waiver of Improper Venue Defense
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • August 21 2017

The Supreme Court’s decision five months ago in TC Heartland v. Kraft Food Group Brands was a sea change in the way courts interpret venue for patent


Federal Circuit Clarifies the On-Sale Bar under AIA
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • May 9 2017

Last week the Federal Circuit in Helsinn Healthcare v. Teva Pharmaceuticals clarified the scope of the on-sale bar rule under the America Invents Act


Federal Circuit Rejects Board’s Understanding of Prior Art
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • April 28 2017

The Federal Circuit has now reversed the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s decision in Synopsys, Inc. v. ATopTech, Inc. finding claims 1 and 32 of U.S


Federal Circuit to PTAB: No Short Cuts Allowed
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • April 25 2017

Today, the Federal Circuit, vacated-in-part and remanded the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s obviousness determination regarding a Securus


Federal Circuit Limits Claim to Single Embodiment Because Only Enabling Description Provided in the Patent
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • April 12 2017

On April 6, 2017, the Federal Circuit reversed-in-part and affirmed-in-part the district court’s judgment of infringement and summary judgment for


Federal Circuit Reminds PTAB to Explain its Reasoning
  • Mintz
  • USA
  • March 1 2017

The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (the Federal Circuit) has more recently been indicating to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (the Board)