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"Cry Havoc and Let Slip the Dogs of War"
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • USA
  • January 16 2018

A recently filed lawsuit in Washington State provides some useful takeaways in the realm of brand protection for educational institutions. Gonzaga


PTAB Designates Two 35 U.S.C. 315(b) Cases Informative
  • Jones Day
  • USA
  • January 16 2018

On January 10, 2018, the PTAB designated two decisions weighing on 35 U.S.C. 315(b) as informative: Luv N’ Care, Ltd. v. McGinley, IPR2017-01216


Message to the new USPTO Director: Time to flip the script at the PTAB
  • IAM
  • USA
  • January 16 2018

The PTAB recently received its 8000th petition a landmark that few thought it would reach this quickly. No other part of the America Invents Act


Patent Strategies for Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain Technology
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • January 16 2018

Cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology are rapidly emerging as disruptive technologies. As has happened with many new technologies, particularly


The USPTO’s Nautilus
  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2018

The Office rejected claims to a “water leakage detector” under 35 U.S.C. 112, second Paragraph, as indefinite. In particular, the Office found that


USPTO pledges to hire “substantial number” of examiners following record year of trademark activity
  • World Trademark Review
  • USA
  • January 11 2018

New figures show that the US Trademark and Patent Office (USPTO) received over 440,000 new trademark applications in 2017, a rise of more than 13


State University's Filing of Patent Infringement Action Waives Sovereign Immunity to IPR Proceedings
  • Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2018

The PTAB (Patent Trial and Appeal Board) of the USPTO recently issued a decision that a filing of a patent infringement action by a public university


The Supreme Court Ponders the Constitutionality of Administrative Cancellation of Patents, But Probably Not for Long
  • Faruki Ireland Cox Rhinehart & Dusing PLL
  • USA
  • January 11 2018

In Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC, Docket No. 16-712, 137 S. Ct. 2239 (June 12, 2017), the Supreme Court will rule on


The Pendulum Continues To Swing On The Scope Of IPR Estoppel
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • January 9 2018

The America Invents Act of 2011, which ushered in a new regime for post-grant patent challenges at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO


The United States Can Have Standing in AIA Proceedings
  • Marshall Gerstein & Borun LLP
  • USA
  • January 9 2018

When “sued for infringement” within the meaning of 28 U.S.C. 1498(a), the United States has standing to petition the Patent Office to institute