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Bayh-Dole Act Revisions

On May 14, 2018, several important revisions to regulations of the Bayh-Dole Act (University and Small Business Patent Procedure Act of 1980, codified as 35 U.S.C. § 200) went...

Ex Parte Stone: The “Disappearing Doctor” Leaves a Medical Device Behind

I know that Fed. Cir. s 101 decisions are inherently more instructive than PTAB decisions, but PTAB (and district court) s. 101 decisions are like legal potato chips – if you...

Fresh from the Bench: Latest Federal Circuit Court Cases

CASE OF THE WEEK Praxair Distribution, Inc. v. Mallinckrodt Hospital Products IP Ltd., Appeal Nos. 2016-2616, -2656 (Fed. Cir. May 16, 2018)   In an appeal from a inter partes...

D THREE ENTERPRISES, LLC v. SUNMODO CORPORATION

Federal Circuit Summary Before Reyna, Clevenger, and Wallach.  Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Colorado Summary:  Even in a simple...

PTAB’s Sovereign Power Superior to State/Tribes

Government Brief Faults Tribal Immunity Logic On June 4th, the Federal Circuit will hear arguments in Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.  As a reminder this...

Intellectual Property Impacts of In Vitro Gametogenesis

In vitro gametogenesis (IVG) is a recent development in reproductive technology, and has been used for creating mouse embryos in vitro. IVG includes obtaining cells from a donor (such...

A divided federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the validity of UCB BioPharma’s patent on epilepsy drug Vimpat, dashing the hopes of more than a dozen other... Read More »
A divided federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld the validity of UCB BioPharma’s patent on epilepsy drug Vimpat, dashing the hopes of more than a dozen other... Read More »
On May 14, 2018, several important revisions to regulations of the Bayh-Dole Act (University and Small Business Patent Procedure Act of 1980, codified as 35 U.S.C... Read More »
I know that Fed. Cir. s 101 decisions are inherently more instructive than PTAB decisions, but PTAB (and district court) s. 101 decisions are like legal potato chips... Read More »
CASE OF THE WEEK Praxair Distribution, Inc. v. Mallinckrodt Hospital Products IP Ltd., Appeal Nos. 2016-2616, -2656 (Fed. Cir. May 16, 2018)   In... Read More »
AIDS Healthcare Found., Inc. v. Gilead Scis., Inc., No. 2016-2475, 2018 (Fed. Cir. May 11, 2018) (Before Newman, Dyk, and Stoll, J.) (Opinion for the court, Newman... Read More »
Federal Circuit Summary Before Reyna, Clevenger, and Wallach.  Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Colorado Summary: ... Read More »
Some time next month, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will issue patent number 10 million. Whether aggressive patenting promotes or stunts innovation is far from... 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 »
Federal Circuit Summary Before Prost, Newman, and Lourie. Appeal from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTAB) Summary: A limitation that merely... Read More »
Government Brief Faults Tribal Immunity Logic On June 4th, the Federal Circuit will hear arguments in Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe v. Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.  ... Read More »
In vitro gametogenesis (IVG) is a recent development in reproductive technology, and has been used for creating mouse embryos in vitro. IVG includes obtaining cells... Read More »
China, thanks to its 1.37 billion residents, leads the world on a number of counts. The smartphone user population totaled 663 million last year, more than anywhere... Read More »
Federal Circuit Summary Before Lourie, O’Malley, and Taranto.  Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas... Read More »
Federal Circuit Summary Before Reyna, Linn, and Hughes. Petition for Writ of Mandamus from the District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. Summary: A... Read More »
Just last week, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in Oil States Energy Services, LLC v. Greene’s Energy Group, LLC, 584 U.S. 2018)... Read More »
Federal Circuit Summaries Before Reyna, Bryson, and Stoll. Appeal from the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Summary: A petitioner in an Inter Partes Review may... Read More »
On Wednesday, May 16, 2018, Dorsey is hosting a panel entitled “Do Patents Really Drive Innovation and Value?”  It’s been a question that... Read More »
Federal Circuit Summary Before Reyna, Linn, and Hughes.  On Petition for Writ of Mandamus to the Eastern District of Texas. Summary: Under Federal... Read More »
Federal Circuit Summary Before Hughes, Reyna, Stoll.  Appeal from the District of Minnesota. Summary:  Specific personal jurisdiction over a foreign ... Read More »
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