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Patexia Insight 103: Patent Litigation Up 24 Percent in Q1 of 2021

The first quarter of 2021 just ended but several recent trials in Waco, Texas including the famous VLSI Technology vs. Intel, which resulted in a $2.18B verdict, garnered all the...

Fresh From the Bench: Latest Federal Circuit Court Cases

CASE OF THE WEEK Wi-LAN Inc. v. Sharp Electronics Corporation, Appeal Nos. 2020-1041, -1043 (Fed. Cir. Apr. 6, 2021) In this week’s Case of the Week, the Federal Circuit...

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On August 29, 2016, the Regents of the University of Minnesota (“the University”) filed suit against Gilead Sciences (“Gilead”) for patent... Read More »
Polaroid v. Kodak, concluded in 1991 after 15 years, was the first “billion dollar” patent damages award ($909 million).  Until this year, it... Read More »
The days of fight or settle are over for companies facing patent litigation.  During the last several years, the US patent landscape has shifted dramatically... Read More »
Every year numerous articles are written about intellectual property protection in China. Usually coverage is from the perspective of the damage done to foreign... Read More »
Currently there are two competing patent reform bills making the rounds in Congress: Representative Goodlatte’s Innovation Act of 2015 and the Strong Patent Act ... Read More »
The new USPTO post grant review procedures under the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) are rapidly approaching the two and a half year mark. Over that time they... Read More »
Undoubtedly, 2012 was a big year for the intellectual property world. Significant developments not only in the United States at the USPTO but around the world will... Read More »
Whenever it comes time to scapegoat someone in the IP world, “patent troll” is the pejorative of choice. Even in polite company, “non-practicing... Read More »
This article is the first of a four-part series examining the USPTO’s role in administering the patent system. Other articles in this series: Part II: Human... Read More »
Patents exist to promote innovation. By granting a federally recognized documents to inventors with a new idea, the government is able to make these ideas public... Read More »
Apple’s victory over Samsung smells different than most patent infringement cases marauding our courts. This wasn’t some picayune money grab by an NPE... Read More »
Microelectromechanical system gyroscopes may be small in stature, but a patent infringement claim against MEMS upstart InvenSense in the California Northern District... Read More »
The tech IP vultures that circled around Nortel's demise reaped a hefty reward of patents, but at the cost of sharing the $4.5 billion patent windfall. Apple took ... Read More »
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James McArdleAmazon (kind of like Google) has some pretty cool advantages when it comes to the mobile market by already existing in a whole bunch of other industries (online goods and services). If they can acquire the IP necessary to play with the big boys in the mobile market, they could be well positioned to leverage those strengths and be a key player going forward.
Aug 13, 2012
Ric Richardson virtually established the now-familiar product authentication method, the "try and buy" approach seen on everything from magazine... Read More »
Question: what parts of the US government are most concerned with patents? Easy answer: the USPTO. Extra credit if you named the Federal District Courts, the venue... Read More »
"But in the decline of the empire, when every principle of health and life had been exhausted, the tardy application of this partial remedy was incapable of... Read More »
Groupon has grown successfully due to its ability to help city-dwellers explore local dining hotspots, discover various entertainment activities and purchase products ... Read More »
In mythology, trolls are often portrayed as large brutes with little creativity and even worse manners who enjoy devouring innocent people.  In stories and songs ... Read More »
Here's this week's high-tech trends that either made headlines or went under the radar! Facebook countersuit seizes the Yahoo gauntlet and backhands the... Read More »
Let's take a look at what high-tech innovation trends shaped the industry this week! Unauthorized User Tracking While we've all grown essentially numb ... Read More »
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