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CASE OF THE WEEK ESIP Series 2, LLC v. Puzhen Life USA, LLC, Appeal No. 2019-1659 (Fed. Cir. May 19, 2020) In this week’s Case of the Week, the Federal... Read More »
ESIP SERIES 2, LLC V. PUZHEN LIFE USA, LLC Before Reyna, Lourie, and Hughes. Appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Summary: The PTAB’s... Read More »
PTAB Appeals Focused on Merits The SCOTUS re-calibrated the PTAB’s appeal bar in Thryv, Inc v. Click-To-Call Techs., LP., explaining that potential... 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 »
LEAP Program Launches 5/15 Today, the USPTO officially launched the Patent Trial and Appeal Board’s (PTAB) Legal Experience and Advancement Program (LEAP)... Read More »
A few weeks ago, for the first time, we compared the cost of patent prosecution for Apple’s top firms (Patexia Insight 77). One of our readers asked if we could ... Read More »
Public Policy Role of PTAB Clashes with Assignor Estoppel Equities The doctrine of assignor estoppel prevents prior owners/inventors of a patent from later... Read More »
SCOTUS Clarifies PTAB Institution Issues Not Subject to Appeal Back In December I pointed out that the SCOTUS would likely tighten the PTAB appeal bar in Dex... Read More »
Additional Briefing Invited on Binary Application of NHK Last week I pointed out that the litigation timing factor introduced by NHK Spring Co. Ltd. v. Intri-Plex ... Read More »
GOLDEN v. U.S. Before O’Malley, Mayer, and Wallach.  Appeal from the United States Court of Federal Claims. Summary: (1) Patent infringement claims ... Read More »
Cert Petitions Pursue Takings Clause Argument Last week, Arthrex filed a petition for certiorari challenging the holding of the Federal Circuit that its... Read More »
CAFC Decision Moots Some POP Consideration in Hunting Titan Dispute Last November, the PTAB ordered Precedential Opinion Panel (POP) review of the final written... Read More »
NHK Swallows General Plastic The America Invents Act (AIA) was passed into law in 2011 to provide a more cost-effective, faster alternative to district court... Read More »
Coronavirus and its global impact have affected almost every sector of the economy. With all of the job losses and the continued lockdown in more than 80% of US... Read More »
Invalidity Counterclaims-In-Reply Will Not Trigger 35 U.S.C. § 315(a) Congress created IPR to provide a “quick and cost effective alternative[ ] to... Read More »
PTAB Estoppel & Inequitable Conduct Inequitable conduct before the USPTO is an equitable defense to patent infringement that, if proved, bars enforcement of a ... Read More »
Expert Agency Shown Deference in Matters of Claim Scope While IPR petitioners may only challenge patent claims based upon patents and printed publications... 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 »
Earlier this year, we analyzed the 2019 patent activities in Patexia Insight 74. Among our observations, we noticed a sharp decline in the number of IPR petitions... Read More »
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