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CASE OF THE WEEK Atlanta Gas Light Company v. Bennett Regulator Guards Inc., Appeal No. 2021-1759 (Fed. Cir. May 13, 2022) In this week’s Case of the Week, the Federal Circuit...

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Court Takes Offense to Tactics Geared to PTAB Alone Litigants beware; Judge Rodney Gilstrap (E.D. Texas) warned litigants considered to be using the district... Read More »
In Solutran, Inc. v. U.S. Bancorp & Elavon, Inc., No. 13:cv-02637, 2018 WL 1276999 (D. Minn. Mar. 12, 2018), the court denied the plaintiff’s Motion in... Read More »
The PTAB has determined that a patent owner may not moot a CBM proceeding by disclaiming claims post-institution. Emerson Elect ric Co. v. SIPCO, LLC, CBM2016-00095... Read More »
On November 16, 2017, the USPTO issued new procedures (“Standard Operating Procedure 9”) for governing cases remanded from the Federal Circuit. These... Read More »
Written by Ben J. Everton and David T. Kim The PTAB denied institution of Covered Business Method (CBM) Review, finding that the parties’ license agreement... Read More »
Written by Peter Law and Kerry S. Taylor, Ph.D. September 16, 2017 marked five years since the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) was created.  Some of... Read More »
Written by Keith Lim and Vlad Teplitskiy In a precedential opinion, the Federal Circuit affirmed the determination by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board... Read More »
Written by Jeremy Anapol and John M. Carson Patent enforcement by Texas-based DataTreasury Corp. (“DataTreasury”) was a key motivation for the... Read More »
Written by Chang Lim and Lincoln S. Essig The Federal Circuit recently clarified what patents are subject to the Transitional Program for Covered Business Method... Read More »
The real news this past week is not from the Circuit but from the Supreme Court’s reversal of the Life Technologies v. Promega case. There, the Supreme Court... Read More »
In Secure Access, LLC v. PNC BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, [2016-1353] (February 21, 2017), the Federal Circuit vacated the Board’s decision in CBM2014-00100 on... Read More »
In Unwired Planet, LLC, v. Google, Inc., [2015-1812] (November 21, 2016) the Federal Circuit vacated and remanded the PTAB’s final written decision in Covered... Read More »
Several weeks ago we analyzed the IPR data for Q3 which has been steadily rising since September 2012. This week, our Data Science Team decided to look into Covered... Read More »
The Inter Partes Review (IPR) and Covered Business Method (CBM) procedures were enacted on September 16, 2012. Since then, the PTAB has released data on a monthly... Read More »