Every year, universities across the world apply for U.S. patents for their groundbreaking research. And four Texas schools — including two in Houston —... Read More »
In Vanda Pharmaceuticals Inc. v. West-Ward Pharmaceuticals Int’l Ltd, Slip Op. (Nos. 2016-2707, 2016-2708, April 13, 2018) the U.S. Court of Appeals for the... Read More »
One of the most interesting issues that’s being litigated in patent law these days is the ability to sue a sovereign entity for patent infringement or challenge... Read More »
If you look through the U.S. Patent Office’s online database, you’ll find some head-scratching proposals for inventions: for a plan to stack airplane... Read More »
When we meet with inventors, entrepreneurs and innovators with the “next big thing”, it seems what they most often think they need is money... Read More »
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear Google’s appeal of a lower court’s ruling that narrowed the scope of patents that can be challenged... Read More »
As the communication and collaboration environment grows increasingly competitive, it seems that everyone is trying to innovate. In a quest to be more disruptive... Read More »
At a research institution like the University, the decision to patent and market products invented by professors and graduate students can be a complicated one... Read More »
A federal judge on Wednesday overturned a US jury’s verdict that required Teva Pharmaceutical to pay GlaxoSmithKline more than $235m (£167m) for infringing ... Read More »
The USPTO recently issued a study concerning AIA trial proceedings challenging Orange Book-Listed patents.1 The study was presented by the PTAB in a webinar entitled... Read More »