Last week we published the list of top patent litigators of 2021 (Patexia Insight 98). This week we are going to identify the most active companies in district court... Read More »
Running a profitable patent prosecution practice has become more challenging in recent years. The recession triggered by the current pandemic is going to make this... Read More »
The Fed. Cir. panel decision in Samsung Elec. Amer., Inc. v. Prisua Engineering Corp., Appeal No. 2019-1169, 2019-1260 (Fed. Cir., Feb. 4, 2020) flew under my... Read More »
The number of U.S. issued patents from 2014 to 2018 grew by 3.6%. In 2014, the U.S. patent office granted a total of 326,038 patents. This number grew to 337,699 in... Read More »
Previous PTAB Opinions Designated Precedential Yesterday, the Patent Trial & Appeal Board (PTAB) designated two older AIA trial decisions, and one recent... Read More »
CASE OF THE WEEK WesternGeco LLC v. Ion Geophysical Corp., Appeal Nos. 2013-1527, 2014-1121, -1526, -1528 (Fed. Cir. Jan. 11, 2019) In the continuing saga... Read More »
Patent eligibility challenges under 35 U.S.C. §101 have been effective tools for defendants to obtain early dismissal of a case without extensive fact finding... Read More »
The Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe’s recent motion to terminate pending IPRs on patents purported to cover Allergan’s Restasis® product has spurred two... Read More »
User Activities vs. User-Driven, Hardware Function Every so often a decision comes out of the Federal Circuit that has immediate value for patent prosecutors... Read More »
Written by Jeremy Anapol and Michael L. Fuller Courts increasingly rely on analogies to show that claims are not directed to patent-eligible subject matter under... Read More »