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Counsel’s Actions Support Inference of Intent to Deceive PTO
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 29 2017

In a decision clarifying the analysis for inequitable conduct, a split panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a district


PTAB Can Adopt Petitioners’ Arguments Wholesale
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 26 2017

Addressing for the first time the issue of whether the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) may rely on an inter partes review (IPR) petitioner's


A Court Divided: Judges File Widely Varying Opinions on CBM Review Eligibility
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 26 2017

The standards used by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) for determining what qualifies as a covered business method (CBM) patent under AIA


Patent Owner Must Receive Notice of References Against Each Challenged Claim
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 26 2017

In remanding a case back to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit explained that it was


If You Need a Second Bite at the IPR Apple, Take It Quickly
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 26 2017

In a decision denying a second petition for inter partes review (IPR), the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) elucidated the factors weighing


Automation of Manual Process Is Not a Patentable Improvement
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 26 2017

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit found a software patent directed to automating previously manual processing of loan applications to


PTO Attorneys’ Fees Are Fixed Costs and Thus Recoverable Expenses
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 26 2017

Addressing the issue of whether the US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) is entitled to recover attorneys' fees in connection with the defense of a


Patentee’s Willful Ignorance, Vexatious Lawsuits Set Off Alarm Bells
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 26 2017

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed a district court decision that an infringement case was not exceptional and found that the


Standard for Claim Indefiniteness Virtually Relaxes
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 26 2017

Addressing claim indefiniteness, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit concluded that the claim term "virtually free from interference" was


Patent Owner Must Be Subject to Personal Jurisdiction for Declaratory Judgment
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • July 26 2017

The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit agreed with a district court that it lacked personal jurisdiction over a patent ownerdeclaratory