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Insights: Alerts USPTO Guidance on Subject Matter Eligibility of Method of Treatment Claims
  • Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2018

On June 7, 2018, the USPTO issued a memorandum to patent examiners based on the recent Federal Circuit decision in Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. v


Unsupported Expert Opinion Insufficient To Contradict The Prior Art
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • June 14 2018

In Ericsson Inc. v. Intellectual Ventures I LLC, No. 2016-1671, 2018 WL 2407172 (Fed. Cir. 2018), a divided panel of the Federal Circuit reversed a


PTAB Provides Guidance on Motion to Amend Practice
  • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
  • USA
  • June 12 2018

In Western Digital Corp v. SPEX Tech, the PTAB provides guidance on motion to amend practice in inter partes review (IPR) proceedings at the Patent


Federal Circuit Rules that Pre-SAS Appeals from Partially Instituted IPRs Can Proceed
  • Perkins Coie LLP
  • USA
  • June 11 2018

SAS Institute Inc. v. Iancu, 138 S. Ct. 1348 (2018), established a clear rule requiring institution on all challenged claims in future IPR proceedings


No SAS-based Relief on Appeal, Unless Requested
  • Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2018

Left in the wake of the Supreme Court’s SAS decision (discussed here) are a number of appeals pending before the Federal Circuit concerning Patent


A Petitioner’s Dilemma in Post-Grant Reviews
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • June 5 2018

Post-grant reviews ("PGRs") can only be filed within a nine-month window starting from the issuance of the patent, but standing to appeal to the


File It: Motion for Remand in View of SAS Institute
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • June 5 2018

We have previously discussed the ramifications of the Supreme Court’s decision in SAS Institute, Inc. v. Iancu, which held that the PTAB cannot


PTAB Designates Western Digital as Informative of Motions to Amend
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • June 1 2018

On June 1, 2018, the PTAB announced new guidance on motions to amend in AIA trials. In view of the decision from the United States Court of Appeals


SAS Decision’s Impact on Pending Appeals from the PTAB
  • Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC
  • USA
  • June 1 2018

The patent legal landscape is continuing to develop in the wake of the Supreme Court’s recent decision in SAS Institute v. Iancu, in which it held


Can Challengers Now Attack Subject Matter Eligibility in Inter Partes Reviews?
  • Banner & Witcoff Ltd
  • USA
  • May 31 2018

The statute authorizing inter partes reviews (IPR) explicitly limits the grounds for cancellation to Sections 102 and 103 of the patent statute: